Insightful thought-provoking stories of perception & observation, perceptivity & insight. Mind is a garden, thoughts are seeds. Grow flowers, or you'll get weeds
“Since the cost of replacing floor coverings in most of the separate areas was individually less than my policy excess, they declined to pay most of the replacement cost on the grounds that each individual event within my claim was uneconomical."
"Interestingly, the assessor had initially confirmed to me that the whole house would be covered and given me the go ahead to get it all replaced quickly to mitigate loss of rent while the house sat untenantable due to damages. The assessor later denied they had given me any verbal confirmations of cover.”
"You know what?" he said to the barber. "Barbers don't exist."
"How can you say that?" asked the surprised barber. "I am here, and I am a barber. I just worked on you. Have you forgotten so quickly?"
Be informed to spot opportunities in business & life.
Learning business management becomes easy, when Sunny shows the benefits of being informed using a nun joke...
“If we want to be great, we should learn to have habits of the great. Discussing people and their follies, like we are, is futile. In doing that, we become no more than the three raindrops.”
“Raindrops?” Josh was perplexed.
“Well, the teacher said she’ll give a chocolate fish to the child who can tell her, who the most famous man was, who ever lived," Josh replied.
"So, what happened then?" she asked.
Bank: When she applied for the card, she agreed to and signed its Terms and Conditions.
Relative: Perhaps you could resend her a copy of those. Would you like her new mailing address?
Caring for car batteries is simple & easy.
Informative story with basic battery care tips.
Car care tips on when, where, why, what & how to do car maintenance.
"See, I can't even see what is so obvious to you. I am like these coffee beans soiling whatever they touch and completely useless thereafter."
"Wish I were more like these other two, still holding their own after all their troubles."
"Time passed slowly and the expectation that he was finally going to eat made his stomach growl with eager anguish."
"Geshe Ben was so hungry that he found it difficult to wait. His eyes kept returning to the jar of food within his reach."
Funny story with retold men jokes, like:
What do men and beer bottles have in common? What do men and sperm have in common?...
What's the difference between men and...
How to check your Car Tyre Pressure? Informative story on basic car maintenance with tips on car and tyre care.
How much pressure is needed is determined not by the type or size of tire, but by how much load your vehicle is carrying & your driving speed.
“How black is too black, Pa?” Hosh asked, “How would I know if it is dirty enough to change?”
“Oil turns black pretty quickly,” Rosh smiled, “but that doesn’t affect its quality. Rub a little between your thumb and index finger. If it leaves a dirty smudge, it probably needs to be changed.”
Hosh laughed. He knew that frogs were raunchy.
“The dumb shit didn't think," continued Josh, "about what would happen to him, or to his family if he fell from the Eiffel Tower and died. He tried climbing Mount Improbable."
Rosh lampoons Company Policy again, when his quarterly pay review delivers no increments.
Funny business management story with retold jokes on company policies...
Using funny equations, Satyadev shows that complementary relationships exist between men who earn money & women who spend money.
Making them both donkeys... Joke.
Build character and learn to control your tongue, and your words, like Rishi Durvasa’s, will have the power to move mountains and create history.
Insightful kids story from Hindu mythology showing that words have power. Words can heal, and words can hurt.
Count Lev Nikolayevich Tolstoy influenced Gandhi & helped shape India’s non-violent resistance movement.
Russian philosopher & political thinker Leo Tolstoy …
We're all cracked pots, but can still be useful.
The parable of the cracked pot teaches Rosh that succeeding despite our imperfections can lead to fulfillment.
“Have a budget. It helps you determine and set your limits. Stay within your limits. तेते पाँव पसारिये जेती लंबी सौर (tete paon pasaariye jeti lambi saur - meaning stretch your feet only so far as your quilt goes).”
“Isn’t it better to stretch the chadar (expand the capacity, income etc.),” asked Isha, “than to restrict our paanv (our dreams, plans, or expenses)?”
In the Hindu mythology story of Devayani and Kach, should Kacha have married Devyani?
Genetic engineering is a great Sanjivani Vidya, but whether in vivo or in vitro, human cloning or resurrection using borrowed genetic materials can alter existing familial relationships
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