Our normal way of working, where you’re constantly operating under high-pressure situations, may feel motivating in the short term, but excessive strain is bad for us. Most likely, you’re already turning to unhealthy workflow habits, such as task switching, which unnecessarily tax your brain and set you back cognitively. If you find yourself toggling between a video call, a Slack exchange, and a frenzied read-through of a report, your brain is most likely buckling. The end result is your brain gets wiped out and your work suffers. … [Read more...] about Why this pandemic winter is the perfect time to try out ‘slow work’
Chicago school concentric zone theory
Seeking to allay the fears of Chennai’s residents, Commissioner for Revenue Administration, Atulya Misra told The Lede, “The outflow is being closely regulated considering inflow, rainfall in catchment areas, water levels in feeding water bodies and capacity of Adyar river. Zones 11, 12, 13, 9 and 5 are on high alert and people living in vulnerable areas are being shifted to relief camps.” … [Read more...] about Cyclone Nivar may make landfall today: Could it be a repeat of 2015 floods for Chennai?
A vaccine works by mimicking a natural infection. A vaccine not only induces immune response to protect people from any future COVID-19 infection, but also helps quickly build herd immunity to put an end to the pandemic. Herd immunity occurs when a sufficient percentage of a population becomes immune to a disease, making the spread of disease from person to person unlikely. The good news is that SARS-CoV-2 virus has been fairly stable, which increases the viability of a vaccine. … [Read more...] about Coronavirus in Pune | Small population groups in city show first signs of ‘herd immunity’: Report
Fluorescent jello For those unable to make it to bioluminescent waters anytime soon, I suggest a neon-blue dessert that approximates the fine work of plankton and algae. Fluorescent G&T jello will bring a vibrant surprise to the otherwise expected autumnal palette of Thanksgiving standards. The quinine within tonic water glows when exposed to UV fluorescent light, and the recipe can be adjusted for all-ages consumption. This memorable recipe was originally discovered in Stefan Gates’s The Extraordinary Cookbook: How to Make Meals Your Friends Will Never Forget and reprinted in The Splendid Table. … [Read more...] about The 9 most gorgeous dishes to serve on Thanksgiving, according to designers
While addressing the two-day meeting of the G-20 finance ministers and central bank governors in Fukuoka, Japan, India's Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on June 9 noted the urgency to fix the issue of determining right nexus and profit allocation solution for taxing the profits made by digital economy companies. Sitharaman also highlighted the need for the G20 to keep a close watch on global current account imbalances to ensure that they do not result in excessive global volatility and tensions. … [Read more...] about There is a need for reciprocal market access for Indian goods: Piyush Goyal