Day: November 3, 2014

Ten easy steps to happier living

theguardian: by Mark Williamson — Caring for someone else can boost your happiness.   We’re constantly bombarded with messages about what makes for a good life. Advertisers tell us it comes from owning and consuming their products. The media associate it with wealth, beauty or fame. And politicians claim that […]

Puzzles and brain snacks

Do you know this? If you look at a clock and the time is 3:15, what is the angle between the hour and the minute Hands?   Which US president is credited with introducing French fries to America?   Where was Florence nightingale born?   What kind of person does […]

Canada’s Tolerance Misplaced

By Mahfooz Kanwar March 30, 2009 Canada’s Immigration Minister Jason Kenney is getting flak from the usual suspects, but he deserves praise instead. Recently, Kenney pointed out that while at a meeting in Toronto, members of Canada’s Pakistani community called on him to make Punjabi one of Canada’s official languages. […]

Brain Snacks

1 Your shoes are the first thing people subconsciously notice about you. Wear nice shoes. 2 If you sit for more than 11 hours a day, there’s a 50% chance you’ll die within the next 3 years. 3 There are at least 6 people in the world who look exactly […]