A brilliant explanation of the US tax system using actual percentages, the impact of a tax cut, and the public reaction that even Obama should be able to understand. Suppose that every day, ten men go out for beer and the bill for all ten comes to $100. If they paid their bill the way [...]
…”Some time ago I received a call from a colleague. He was about to give a student a zero for his answer to a physics question, while the student claimed a perfect score. The instructor and the student agreed to an impartial arbiter, and I was selected. I read the examination question: SHOW HOW IS [...]
Obama retired at 55 & Trump started at 70. New York is 3 hours ahead of California but that doesn’t make California slow. Someone graduated at the age of 22 but waited 5 years before securing a good job; Someone became a CEO at 25 and died at 50; while another became a CEO at 50 and lived to [...]
A former heroin user explains what it feels like to be on heroin. He describes how you get addicted to it and how it really is addictive. Some people gets the best out of it but for the rest its a downhill journey.
This is a heart warming real life ‘Pay it forward” story from a man who is stranded on the side of a road and a stranger, who does not even speak english, helped him. Be ready with napkins if you want to read this story.
Is it really worth getting rich? What does it cost to become rich? Does it take away your friends and family from you? What changes in your life after having a lot of money? How does your relationship change with people around you?
They have named you for a reason, so that everybody can call you by that one name to uniquely identify you from the other person. If you are sitting next to a person, I call you by your unique name to distinguish you from the other. That is how naming works. With introduction of nick [...]
Carl Sagan’s wife, Ann Druyan, talked about his death, their immense love and the afterlife. I think you can love someone the most when you both are aware of the fact that there is no second life, its all here and now. You can give and receive all your love while you exist in this [...]
Universe is a scary place. It is big, beyond your imagination. Sometimes, it screams on your face, do you know what I am, how grand I am, how old I am, can you even comprehend what I am, what are you compared to me? And when you know enough science you reply, dude, I AM [...]
Secular student alliance has started a new bus ad campaign. Their message is very clear, you don’t need to believe in invisible man sitting in the sky to be Good person. You can be good without your imaginary friend. Bill Gates, after creating the most successful company around, must have asked himself “Now what”? He [...]