Spending Time Wisely

I wrote about Randy Pausch a week ago and I’ll be talking a little more about him today. When he was diagnosed with terminal cancer, he decided to make every minute count. For instance, when he was out buying groceries one day, he used the self-scan isle to save time (the line with an actual […]

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Celebrities In School

When Bruno Mars was in school he was quite good at Elvis and Michael Jackson impersonations and used to participate in the talent show every year. Jim Carey’s teacher said Jim was the strangest kid he’d ever met – Jim used to have conversations with a wall. He’d give the wall a unique voice and […]

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Gaming As A Female Player

Men: to understand the kind of creepiness that women go through in the real world at the hands of men, try playing as a female character in Grand Theft Auto: Online, an open world online multiplayer video game. You’ll learn what it’s like to be walking in public and have some random dude follow you […]

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When the world zigs, zag.

In the early 1980s, Levi Strauss wasn’t doing so well. The once iconic American brand was completely out of touch with their audience and nobody thought they were cool anymore. Their ad agency, McCann Erickson, had created such an atrocious ad campaign for them that every time people saw the ad, sales would go down. […]

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Have you ever wanted to skip Christmas?

When I was a kid, I thought America was a happy place during Christmas time because many TV Shows, cartoons and movies showed America as a snowy paradise with beautiful Christmas trees and lots of presents. But here’s the sobering reality: 45% of Americans wish they could skip Christmas due to financial pressures. I suppose […]

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Ever thought about your legacy?

What if a doctor told you that you only had a few months left to live? When Randy Pausch, computer science professor at Carnegie Mellon, was diagnosed with terminal cancer, he decided to leave a powerful and timeless legacy. He delivered an inspiring last lecture at Carnegie Mellon (which was videotaped) and even wrote a […]

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Why I Like India

I’ve spent about half my life in India and the other half in Canada. I have the option to stay in both places, but for now I’m content in India. Most people find that odd. After all, most people accustomed to life in the West cannot imagine living in a developing country like India. And […]

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