A Final Theory of Everything The Mission Newsletter, 10/19/18
“Life would be tragic if it weren’t funny.” — Stephen Hawking
Got Some Space on the Shelf for These Reads?
“We choose to go to the moon in this decade… because that goal will serve to organize and measure the best of our energies and skills, because that challenge is one that we are willing to accept, one we are unwilling to postpone, and one which we intend to win.” -John F. Kennedy
“NASA may have built the rockets. But it was artists like Bonestell who communicated in a visual language we all speak what space travel was all about. Art captures the imagination of the public in a way that journal articles and the spoken word can’t.”
“Elon Musk’s willingness to publicly discuss even the failures of his insanely ambitious SpaceX missions reminds us just how confident the man truly is.
Elon Musk is a risk taker; he’s an innovator and dares to dream the big dreams. Further, he has the ability to actually make them happen.
How does he do it?”
Time to go ‘Office Space’ on that slow laptop you hate…
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Episode 10 of Education Trends
Author and entrepreneur Micah Merrick dives into the pros and cons of pursuing an MBA or other traditional education pathways. He also discusses why universities need to focus less on teaching knowledge and more on teaching skills.
News that Matters
– Being healthy is a goal for many of us and a radical approach might be the way to get there. Hacking your environment, your body and your DNA may be exactly what you need to do to achieve ultimate fitness.
– Your hobbies, passions and extracurricular activities are often the key to happiness.
– Stephen Hawking, whose breakthroughs in physics and science changed the world, wrote a final paper on black holes before his death.
– Snapchat is entering the world of scripted programming, announcing recently that it will be releasing 12 new, original shows.
– Jessica Sun is a student who turned her classroom struggles into a profitable business called Lumos Debate. The company teaches public speaking and debate to middle school and high school students in a series of two-week camps, as well as two-day workshops.
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