Sunday, August 21, 2016

Interesting Things I Learnt Last Week

1. Yoga might not be as old as we thought (Surprisingly Awesome podcast)

Apparently everyone else was in on this one a long time ago.
Goldberg is the author of The Goddess Pose: The Audacious Life of Indra Devi, the Woman Who Helped Bring Yoga to the West. Her book traces the modern Western practice of yoga to a Russian woman named Indra Devi, who was born in 1899 with the birth name Eugenia Peterson. Devi became interested in yoga after reading about it in a book written by an American new-age thinker. She studied the practice in India before introducing it to political leaders in Russia and Shanghai and, in 1947, bringing it to America, where her students included Hollywood celebrities like Greta Garbo and Gloria Swanson.
2. Why the "F" and "J" keys have bumps on them (Quora)

Short Answer: So you can type without looking at the keyboard.

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