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3 best ways to keep depression away

3 best ways to keep depression away

Speak up When you actually start having conversations with your family or close friends for your daily issues, you get to feel more connected instead of feeling detached. That makes your worries more relaxed and decisions more powerful. Know yourself Sometimes all you need is…

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Dercum’s Disease: General information

Dercum’s Disease: General information

Dercum’s disease is a rare condition with an unknown cause and a sporadic appearence. Dercum’s disease was first described in the medical literature in 1882 by an American neurologist named Francis Xavier Dercum. It is also called adiposis dolorosa or fatty tissue rheumatism, because it…

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The Appointment in Samarra

The Appointment in Samarra

The Appointment

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The Last Question by Isaac Asimov

The Last Question by Isaac Asimov

The Last Question is a SF short story written by the well known author Isaac Asimov.   The last question was asked for the first time, half in jest, on May 21, 2061, at a time when humanity first stepped into the light. The question…

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A fisherman story

A fisherman story

Once a fisherman was sitting near seashore, under the shadow of a tree smoking his beedi. Suddenly a rich businessman passing by approached him and inquired as to why he was sitting under a tree smoking and not working. To this the poor fisherman replied…

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Even without a Test

Even without a Test

This guy (the hero of our story – let’s call him Jay) wants to get his car driving license. He arrives at the Department of Motor Vehicles (who are authorized to provide a driver’s license/permit) There is a long queue of people waiting to get…

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There’s no charge for love

There’s no charge for love

A farmer had some puppies he needed to sell. He painted a sign advertising the 4 pups, and set about nailing it to a post on the edge of his yard. As he was driving the last nail into the post, he felt tug on…

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The word is celebrate

The word is celebrate

A new monk arrives at the monastery. He is assigned to help the other monks in copying the old texts by hand. He notices, however, that they are copying copies, and not the original books. So, the new monk goes to the head monk to…

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The Last Leaf by O. Henry

The Last Leaf by O. Henry

O. Henry is one of the great masters of the short story, as you can easily see in this beautiful short titled The Last Leaf. Let’s read The Last Leaf:   In a little district west of Washington Square the streets have run  crazy and…

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The Story of Alexander and the Indian sage

The Story of Alexander and the Indian sage

Alexander after fighting King Purushottam (King Porus) began his successful campaign to conquer India. On one such quest he came across a sage meditating under a banyan tree. Alexander had heard a lot of how revered and intelligent the sages of Indian subcontinent were and…

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The Wilma Rudolph Story

The Wilma Rudolph Story

Wilma Rudolph was born into a poor home in Tennessee. At age four, she had double pneumonia with scarlet fever, a deadly combination which left her paralyzed with polio. She had to wear a brace and the doctor said she would never put her foot…

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A Businessman And A Cheque Story

A Businessman And A Cheque Story

A Businessman was deep in debt and could not see any way out. Creditors and Suppliers were demanding payments. He sat in the park, deep in thought, wondering if anything could save his company from bankruptcy. Suddenly an old man appeared before him and asked,…

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A cruise ship

A cruise ship

A cruise ship met with an incident at sea, on the ship was a pair of couple, after having made their way to the lifeboat, they realized that there was only space for one person left. At this moment, the man pushed the woman behind…

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The Man from When

The Man from When

The Man from When by Dannie Plachta Mr. Smith was about to mix a moderately rationed Martini for himself when a thunderous explosion quaked through his house, upsetting the open bottle of  Vermouth. After applying a steadying hand to the gin bottle, and while the…

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You have to be a jeweler first

You have to be a jeweler first

Long ago, in the streets of Hastinapura (what is today’s Delhi), a young scholar was walking along the streets looking dejected and frustrated. A saintly old man sees this and approaches the young guy and inquires as to what was bothering him, to which the…

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There was a farmer who sold a pound of butter to the baker

There was a farmer who sold a pound of butter to the baker

There was a farmer who sold a pound of butter to the baker. One day the baker decided to weigh the butter to see if he was getting a pound and he found that he was not. This angered him and he took the farmer…

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The World as a Mirror

The World as a Mirror

World as a Mirror short story appears at the beginning of “The Alchemist” by Paulo Coelho.   The alchemist picked up a book that someone in the caravan had brought. Leafing through the pages, he found a story about Narcissus. The alchemist knew the legend…

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Maybe

Maybe

Once upon a time there was an old farmer who had worked his crops for many years. One day his horse ran away. Upon hearing the news, his neighbors came to visit. “Such bad luck,” they said sympathetically. “Maybe,” the farmer replied. The next morning…

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The potato, the egg, and the coffee bean

The potato, the egg, and the coffee bean

Once upon a time a daughter complained to her father that her life was miserable and that she didn’t know how she was going to make it. She was tired of fighting and struggling all the time. It seemed just as one problem was solved,…

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The Gift of Understanding

The Gift of Understanding

The Gift of Understanding. Paul Villiard. The confidence of childhood is a fragile thing. It can be preserved or destroyed in an instant…. I must have been about four years old when I first entered Mr. Wigden’s sweet shop, but the smell of that wonderful…

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A Short Story about Excellence

A Short Story about Excellence

A German once visited a temple under construction where he saw a sculptor making an idol of God… Suddenly he noticed a similar idol lying nearby… Surprised, he asked the sculptor, “Do you need two statues of the same idol?” “No,” said the sculptor without…

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A father left 17 camels

A father left 17 camels

A father left 17 camels as an asset for his three Sons. When the father passed away, his sons opened up the will. The will of the father stated that the eldest son should get half of 17 camels The middle son should be given…

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