Life Skills

TaleTown.Org multimedia English short stories & tales on skills, life skills, learning skills & skills management

  • No words neededInspiring Story: Dignity In Sunset Years

    How senior citizen volunteers of the Dignity Foundation became the city of Mumbai’s public works companions…

     

  • MaskedLying works, and is good for us. When we do it well, we get what we want. If we don't get what we want, we know that we need to improve on our lying skills. More lying practice is needed. That's why we lie all the time.

    Tests conducted in 2002 by Feldman, showed that students told three lies on average per ten minutes of conversation.

  • The Webb Ellis Cup completes visit to Dubai as part of Rugby World Cup Trophy TourNew Zealand surged ahead straight after the interval, with Ma’a Nonu gathering a loose ball and setting off on an arcing run.

    “Lae ja Nonu (Take it away, Nonu)”, Rosh yelled at the TV, at the top of his lungs.

    His shout scared the birds who were waiting on the deck outside, to get their morning feed.

  • Road BlockInformative story on how to drive to the conditions.

    Conditions of the road, of your car & yourself, and of traffic & hazards around you.

    Good driving habits...

  • Spicy egg bhurji @ the eggfactory

    Story with cooking tips: Egg Bhurji

    Isha teaches Hosh how to cook a spicy Indian scrambled eggs recipe.

    The quick & easy Anda Bhurji is a simple student food

  • Portuguese Sweet Bread French Toast"Eggs are full of goodness anyway, like proteins, vitamins A,B,D and E, lots of minerals and those very important good-for-you fatty acids."

    "But why do you keep eggs in a fridge Ma?" Hosh asked as they sat down to eat the French toasts he had just cooked under her supervision, "Will they not keep outside?"

  • Poached Egg with Fresh Salsa"This layer, called the cuticle or bloom, is still wet when the egg emerges, but quickly dries after a few minutes."

    "This stops bacteria from getting inside the shell and reduces moisture and carbon dioxide loss from an egg which could degrade the egg quality."

  • Mmm... salsa on scrambled eggs"Whoopsie," he uttered, as he dropped an egg on the kitchen floor.

    "Get salt and give it a good sprinkle," said Isha, "It'll clean up pretty easy. Use salt to scour non-stick pans too, instead of detergent."

  • Mmm... fried egg, sliced sausage, and hash browns on a grilled bun"Sunny side eggs are eggs that aren't flipped over when the white portion is fried on one side. So the yolk looks like a sun and is beautifully saucy."

    "If you flipped them over when the bottom side was fried and cooked them further depending on your mood on the day, you can get between Over easy to Over hard versions."

  • Mmm... chorizo omelet"Depending upon the size of the egg, an egg contains about 75 calories or 310 kilojoules."

    "But it also has a significantly high satiety effect so you feel fuller for longer – good news if you are dieting."

  • No thanks, I'd rather swimEnsuring A Safe Dawn

    An inspiring story on SOS Children's Villages, world's largest NGO in providing integrated long-term familial care to orphans & abandoned kids...

     

  • Snow Monkeys, Macaca (Macaca fuscata) (Japanse makaak) in het Jigokudani Monkey Park, nabij Nagano in Japan ….Interesting Parenting Story: Five Little Monkeys

    Hosh learns counting via an old nursery rhyme, in which 5 monkeys keep jumping off the bed, bumping their heads.

     

  • Joseph Sugarman The greatest success stories were created by people who recognized a problem and turned it into an opportunityGet Perspective. Know what you want to learn & why you want it!

    Learning becomes fun or boring depending on our perspective.

    Interesting story on how to learn...

  • 2013_11_270020 - business sharksFunny Story: How Business Is Done?

    Isha teaches Rosh the psychology of relationships & how to be smart and tactful in business, but no solutions are perfect.

     

  • Soft boiled egg with asparagus soldiersStory on Cooking Tips: How To Boil Eggs?

    Isha teaches Hosh how to boil eggs for an egg-cellent, nutritious, quick & easy breakfast.

     

  • Vintage Air PumpRosh teaches his son how to fill air in a car tyre.

    Informative story with basic car maintenance tips on when, where, what, why and how to do car care.

  • An Ash Smeared Naga Sadhu Smoking PotHow to handle Durvasas? How to deal with people you don’t like?

    Why did Rishi Durvaasa curse Indra? Insightful story on sage Durvasa of the Hindu mythology

  • party DishesIsha teaches Hosh how to steam vegetables well & create healthier, tastier, vivid, crunchy veges.

    Which vegetables to steam? Where to find their steaming times?

  • Oatmeal - for breakfast "The modern world rediscovered Porridge Oatmeal when they wanted a cheap, healthy, instant breakfast."

    "The fact that it was easy to cook, easy to digest, and easy to blend with different flavorings made it fashionable."

  • Invisibility Cloak [Cultural Mysticism]“Pa, is an Invisibility Cloak for real? Can I get one?” asked Josh.

    Rosh settled back with a smile. “Yes Josh,” he said, “They are a scientific reality now …