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Saturday-Pentacle – Week 12 – 2017
Greetings my internet friends,
Here are some popular links, thoughts, and articles for today’s “Saturday-Pentacle” e-mail newsletter. This is a free newsletter and goes out every Saturday only for my subscribed readers.
Product I’m enjoying using –
RRUNN handheld bottle by Unived
I got this amazing product in January 2017 as a contest win prize right after SCMM 2017. I wanted to use it immediately, but due to work commitment and travelling, my running routine took a back seat for many weeks. But last Sunday I got to test this handheld bottle on my Parsik Hill run. I’m just loving this bottle because to its sports friendliness. Few features which a runner would want –
- Light weight design
- Firm grip – Makes it really comfortable and utilitarian while running
- BPA Free – Meaning it doesn’t contain any cancer causing chemical which is usually found in plastic bottles
- Suck Lock – This bottle has a suck lock seal, meaning you have to suck the top of it to sip the water. As soon as you release the suck there is a rubber seal which locks the bottle from inside, that way water doesn’t come out, even if you put the bottle upside down. Cool concept and really handy if you are a sports person.
Kudos to Unived again for this amazing product. If you are an athlete or a sports person then I think you will love this bottle. At the price point of Rs. 250/- (just under $4) it’s a steal. Click the picture above if you want to buy one. (I don’t have any affiliation with Unived however this is just some love pouring in for a good product)
My most popular Instagram post recently —
Fortunately, I took this picture on the same day when Sudarsan Pattnaik created a world record at Puri Beach on Saturday, 11th Feb 2017 by building a sand castle 48 feet and 8 inches tall. He broke the record of 45 feet and 10 inches sand castle which was created in the USA. I just feel great to have witnessed this amazing Sand Castle and this world record attempt event.
Article I’m enjoying (and pondering) —
A great article putting some like on commercialism in Music while putting some light on the career of Justin Timberlake. I loved the line from this article –
The artistic merit of work that experiences commercial success is not diminished by its profitability.
What I’m reading/watching/listening to — This past week the below video made me think how social media can be brought to good use by influencers. When few YouTube stars teamed up with a Hollywood star, Ben Stiller to raise a million dollars for a famine which is currently happening in Somalia. They did it successfully. Their fundraising story is amazing along with the fact how Jerome got to know about the situation in Somalia, just watch the video.
Pssss- 02:55 That Ben Stiller laugh!… Priceless!
Quote I’m pondering on lately –
“The quieter you become, the more you are able to hear.”
― Jalaluddin Rumi
Until Next Saturday!
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