Meaning of Life

6/30/20 *Meaning of Life* One of the best books I have read on the pursuit of the world’s highest peak, Mount Everest, is George Mallory’s *Climbing Everest*. George was possibly the first man to summit Everest (nobody knows whether he did it), almost 30 years before Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay began their ascent. It […]

Everyone knows about the life of Bill Gates

6/29/20 Everyone knows about the life of Bill Gates and success story of Microsoft but very few know about Bill’s another trait that has played an important role in making Microsoft what it is today. Bill Gates used to work with so much intensity for such lengths during his initial years, while building their first […]

Build a better world” said God!

6/27/20 “Build a better world” said God ! And I asked how? “The world is such a vast place and so complicated, I am small and useless, What can I do?” God in all His wisdom said, “Just build a better you.” Once, when I asked my grandfather for some relationship advice, he said, “Honestly, […]

Chauffeur knowledge

6/26/20 *Chauffeur knowledge* Max Planck, after he won the Nobel Prize of Physics in 1918, went around Germany giving a same standard lecture on the new *Quantum Mechanics*. Over time, his chauffeur memorized the lecture and said, “Would you mind, Professor Planck, because it’s so boring to stay in our routine, if I gave the […]

TWO CHOICES! Jerry is a manager of a restaurant

6/25/20 *TWO CHOICES!* Jerry is a manager of a restaurant. He is always in a good mood. When someone would ask him how he was doing, he would always reply, “If I were any better, I would be twins!” Many of the waiters at his restaurant used to quit their jobs when Jerry changed jobs, […]

Once upon a time in a faraway land

6/24/20 “Once upon a time in a faraway land, there lived a wise man and his disciple. One day in their travels, they saw a hut in the distance. As they approached they realized that it was occupied in spite of its extremely poor appearance. In that desolate place where there were no crops and […]

From Katherine Hepburn

6/23/20 Once when I was a teenager, my father and I were standing in line to buy tickets for the circus. Finally, there was only one other family between us and the ticket counter. This family made a big impression on me. There were eight children, all probably under the age of 12. The way […]

Some years ago, there was a Mensa convention in San Francisco.

6/22/20 Mensa, is an international organization for people who have an IQ of 140 or higher. Several of the Mensa members went out for lunch at a local cafe. When they sat down, one of them discovered that their salt shaker contained pepper, and their pepper shaker was full of salt. How could they swap […]