There’s a saying that every romantic relationship you ever have will fail, until it doesn’t. The same could be said for a creative career, as most successful artists or entrepreneurs have any number of efforts in their past that died on the vine. advertisement advertisement Splitsider looked at the careers of three comedy titans–Johnny Carson, David Letterman, and Jon Stewart–who all suffered the blow of having their first big show canceled in short order, before eventually moving on to successful outings that better fit their strengths. The point is that failure is not really failure, even when it feels like the end of the line. Here are three lessons from Splitsider’s survey of the comedy legends’ early setbacks, and how they got back on track. Define Your Identity, Even If That Identity Is Giving Others the Spotlight The original Johnny Carson Show that premiered on CBS in 1955 followed the lead of screen-dominating comedians like … [Read more...] about 3 Lessons In Career Development From Comedy Greats Who Flopped
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Batting legend Sachin Tendulkar is the latest to heap praises on Australian batsman Steve Smith for his exemplary batting in the recently concluded Ashes series. Smith regained his position at the top of the Test batsman rankings during the course of the Ashes series where he scored 774 runs from seven innings at a staggering average of 110.57.Tendulkar took to Twitter to laud Smith for his batting, saying the former Australia skipper's "organised mindset" and "complicated technique" set him apart among his contemporaries.This is my take on @SteveSmith49’s recent success in the Ashes. pic.twitter.com/qUNktHt5ps— Sachin Tendulkar (@sachin_rt) September 19, 2019Smith, who served a one-year ban for his involvement in the infamous ball-tampering scandal in South Africa, dominated the English bowling attack on his return to Test cricket following a lukewarm campaign in the ODI World Cup.Smith has a unique batting style, which is both unorthodox as well as … [Read more...] about Smith’s complicated technique and organised mindset set him apart, says Tendulkar
India captain Virat Kohli's bold move to bat first boomeranged on his team as Quinton de Kock (79) spearheaded South Africa's chase for a series-levelling nine-wicket win in the third T20 International at M.Chinnaswamy Stadium in Bengaluru on September 22.To everyone's surprise, Kohli opted to bat after the coin landed in his favour on one of the smallest grounds, always known to favour teams chasing in the shortest format.Initially though, the decision seemed to have worked as India raced to 54 for one in six overs at the M Chinnaswamy Stadium.Close The departure of Shikhar Dhawan gave the South Africans an opening, and they grabbed it with both hands, snuffing out eight Indian wickets for 71 runs. related news "To hell with them who don't understand" says India coach Shastri about relationship with BCCI president Ganguly India vs West Indies 1st ODI: Batting coach backs Pant to be "massive player" for IND India vs West Indies ODI series: Captain Pollard says Windies … [Read more...] about India vs South Africa, 3rd T20I: de Kock leads SA to nine-wicket win, Kohli’s move backfires
Over 50 depositors of the Punjab & Maharashtra Cooperative (PMC) Bank were detained by Mumbai Police, on December 15, after they protested outside the residence of Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray in Mumbai, police said.Later, Thackeray met a delegation of depositors of the troubled lender and assured that his government will take necessary steps to ensure justice to the bank's customers.Nearly 500 depositors of the troubled bank initially gathered outside an office of the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) in the Bandra-Kurla Complex (BKC) but they later headed towards 'Matoshree', the residence of Thackeray in suburban Bandra, in a bid to meet him, a police official said.Close They assembled outside the gate of Thackeray's residence, shouted slogans against the RBI and demanded that their delegation be allowed to meet the chief minister, the official said. related news Idea of nationwide NRC equivalent to demonetisation of citizenship: Prashant Kishor Prime Minister Modi pays … [Read more...] about PMC Bank depositors held after protest, CM Uddhav Thackeray assures all help
Last month, Austin Stewart gave a rather unique virtual reality demonstration at a storefront in Ames, Iowa. With a wall TV display, an Oculus Rift headset, and yoga ball trackpad, the Iowa State University assistant professor showed how virtual reality could enrich the inner lives of farm animals confined to small spaces. Strap an Oculus Rift headset onto a chicken, and it’s free range, you see. In its mind. advertisement advertisement “It’s really pastoral,” Stewart says of the Second Livestock world, inspired by humans’ Second Life, and first reported by the Ames Tribune. “There’s waving grass, a few trees, and some artificial intelligence chickens wandering around as well.” With the trackpad, participants were able to mimic the pace of chicken feet with their fingers. Stewart’s also very excited about the next version of the Oculus Rift headset, which will allow for positional head tracking, or craning your neck at … [Read more...] about Could “Second Livestock” Give Chickens A Virtual Free Range?