Is India an unhappy country? Find out why the World Happiness Index is reading us Indians wrong

Happiness in India - A Look at World Happiness Index

The latest world happiness index has placed India at the 136th spot in happiness among 146 countries. To give a reference of how low we are, the country at the bottom of the index, Afghanistan, where there was a civil war and a coup and …

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54 Years Ago this Day the United States Killed 17 Pregnant Women, 56 Infants and…

This day, the soldiers of the greatest and best nation on Earth – a country that has no peers – did what is their god-given birthright: murder innocent people. They butchered over 500 innocent civilians. Of these 182 were women and 173 children – 17 …

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From psychopaths to ‘everyday sadists’: why do humans harm the harmless?

A WiseIdiot Curate Piece Sharing an interesting article we found. This is very relevant to understand this in the light of the lager psychological problems being heightened by the pandemic. Some 6% of people are sadists. Brian Goff/Shutterstock Simon McCarthy-Jones, Trinity College Dublin Why are …

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Want Your Friendships to Last Long? Here are 11 Tips to Help You Out

Have you ever wondered how you and your friend have managed to stick together for years and years? From tripping on a song like crazy and having lots of laugh on senseless things to sharing deep conversations and playing witless pranks, you have likely done …

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7 Incredible Facts about the Brain that You Probably Didn’t Know

Everyone knows that the human brain does all the thinking. But, do you ever stop and think (pun intended) about this personal think tank fitted right in your head? It is the machine that does plenty of tasks without any intervention on your part. Right …

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Is Friday overrated? Or why it is so easy to love the weekend

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Is Friday overrated? Or why it is so easy to love the weekend The fascinating weekend and why you probably have been indoctrinated with the work-life balance paradox. So easy to love the weekend when you don’t love your job. The question is not ‘Why …

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Single-tasking or multi-tasking or a look at why we are so stupid

WiseIdiot Quotes - Single tasking or multi-tasking

Single-tasking or multitasking or a look at why we are so stupid Amid the growing scientific proof that multitasking is impossible, some of us still believe we are superhuman and end up doing things we sensibly shouldn’t. For instance, using the phone while driving, focusing …

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WiseIdiot Quotes – How do you get going…

Starting a task

WiseIdiot Quotes – How do you get going when you have to start anything? A task, a journey, etc. – something that requires a wee bit of effort. Do you look at options and then decide? And when do you get lost looking at the …

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Delhi Metro Hiccups – Delhi Metro Problems and Practical Solutions

Delhi Metro 8-Coach Metro Rail on the Yellow Line

Commencing operations in 2002, Delhi Metro ushered in a new era in the urban transport system in the country, and at the same time making commute within the NCR faster, convenient, and environment-friendly. It indelibly changed the way people travel in the national capital region …

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Must-visit places in Kashmir: Pahalgam (Part 1 of a 3-part series)

Kashmir - Pahalgam Valley

You can think of Kashmir as a hamlet nestling within the peaks of the Himalayas. Imagine a bowl – albeit a rather large one – and you get a fair idea. The Pir Panjal towers to the south connecting it with the plains of India …

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