Author: Ashdin Doctor

The longest book in the world is called, Umm excuse my french, “A la recherche du temps perdu”. Translated to english it means “A remembrance of things past”. This book is recognized by The Guinness Book of World Records as the longest book in the world because it measures character count. A staggering 1.6 million […]

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The British drink about 165 million cups of tea, everyday. That’s about 2 kilos of tea consumed per person in the UK each year. That’s a crazy amount of tea! China, where this whole tea party began, only consumes about half a kilo per person per year. India is a .33 kilos a year. What’s […]

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Anxiety, quite literally, stinks! People with anxiety describe neutral smells as bad smells. The reason is their emotional system becomes a part of their olfactory processing system. No wonder the expression life stinks is so popular. Anxiety today is a very big deal, especially in the developed countries. Some estimates put anxiety disorders at 40 […]

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No ancient cultures or tribes have breakfasts as part of their culture. When we study tribes, they eat at random times in the day, whenever they feel hungry. But almost never first thing in the morning. More importantly, traditional cultures don’t have names for their timed meals. For example while English has Breakfast, lunch and […]

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Did you know that the body has about 50 billion fat cells? That’s Billion with a B. At the same time, fat cells die at a rate of about 150 cells per second! Fat is one of the most talked-about subjects these days. Every day I get a few messages from people asking me about […]

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There are four vitamins that can only be absorbed by the body in the presence of fat? These vitamins are A, E, D and K. Which means that if we are not getting enough fat in our diet, chances are we are not getting these important vitamins as well. However, these are also the four […]

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Researchers did a study and found that the ideal time to work should be 16 minutes. Any less and we don’t feel like leaving home for work or we misjudge the time and run late. On average people around the world spend 40 Minutes travelling to work and another 40 minutes back home. Most of […]

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The word “Distracts” originates from two latin words and it means to “Draw away”. In the 1950s, the word “distract” was originally used to mean “Disorder of the mind, frantic and mad!” Today, however, being distracted is a part of life. It’s almost taken for granted. Every minute of the day we are distracted with […]

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Did you know the Earth has gone through many stages of global warming and coolings? We all remember seeing the Movie “Ice age”. Many of these cycles are part of nature and the way the Earth revolves around the sun. Others were the cause of asteroids hitting our planet or giant volcanoes changing the face […]

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Viktor Frankl is a Holocaust survivor from world war 2. His most famous work is called Man’s Search For Meaning. In the book, he describes his time in the Nazi Concentration camps and talks about how in the midst of all that evil, he found the will to live. If you are unfamiliar with world […]

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