Pygmalion – A Sculptor who fell in love with his own creation

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The island of Cyprus lies not far from the lands that we nowadays call Turkey and Syria. In its center rise snow capped mountains covered with Cyprus trees. In ancient times, Cyprus was famous as the home of Aphrodite, the goddess of love. You can visit the ruins of her sanctuary near the town of Paphos. If you look very …

The Crow and The Peacock

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A crow lived in the forest and was absolutely satisfied in life. But one day he saw a swan. “This swan is so white,” he thought, “and I am so black. This swan must be the happiest bird in the world.” He expressed his thoughts to the swan. “Actually,” the swan replied, “I was feeling that I was the happiest …

Appreciation of Hard Work

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One young academically excellent person went to apply for a managerial position in a big company. He passed the first interview, the director did the last interview, made the last decision. The director discovered from the CV that the youth’s academic achievements were excellent all the way, from the secondary school until the postgraduate research, Never had a year when …

How long can you keep hatred in your heart?

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A kindergarten teacher had decided to let her class play a game. The teacher told each child in the class to bring along a plastic bag containing a few potatoes. Each potato will be given a name of a person that the child hates. So the number of potatoes that a child will put in his/her plastic bag will depend …

The Man Who Could not Die

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Eos, Goddess of Dawn fell in love with a youth named Tithonius, and the two spent many happy years together. But while Eos being a goddess retained her youth, Tithonius began to age. He asked his beloved to grant him immortality. She couldn’t do it on her own so she pleaded his case with Zeus, the supreme deity. Zeus reluctantly …

How “Happy Birthday” was invented

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Today we decided to post something different and sweet for our Co-Author. On account of her birthday we dived into the history of how and why this most popular birthday song was created. Enjoy your ride! ^.^ And Don’t Forget to Drop Down a line wishing our friend! “Happy Birthday to You“, also known more simply as “Happy Birthday“, is …

Success tips

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Today, I asked my mentor – a very successful business man in his 70’s – what his top 3 tips are for success.  He smiled and said, “Read something no one else is reading, think something no one else is thinking, and do something no one else is doing.