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Category Archives: On the lighter side


Startups, Founders and Stand up comedy in Karachi

Startup Founders and Standup Comedy in Karachi. Of all the startups incubated at the there is one that stole and broke my heart. Adil, Junaid Malik and Shahzad Iqbal, all three graduates of Namal College, Mianawali moved to Karachi to follow their dream of


Dubai food ideas. Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Dubai food ideas. 48 hour food fest tips Over the years I have made a list of must have short stopovers for food that I need to do whenever I make it to Dubai with my better half or a member of close family. Figure 1


The Quartet. Old age is not for sissies.

Everywhere I look, I see old couples. I guess as a 42 year old, the young no longer catch me eyes (except when they decide to go walkabout without adult supervision)) . I love teaching them and corrupting their bright fresh minds, but it’s the


Happiness comes in four flavors

Once upon a time in a galaxy far away, the search was on for a cure for blues. Turned into a global catastrophe, the blues sapped productivity and smiles everywhere you looked. Spending decades scouring the universe for an antidote, a depressed nation of aliens

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Dan Ariely on the Upside of Irrationality

Book Review: The Upside of Irrationality: The Unexpected Benefits of Defying Logic at Work and at Home According to economists human beings are rational and can make rational decisions that will maximize benefit. However, given the most recent financial crisis, the political and cultural chaos

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Finance Funnies – The September 2012 issue

With elections just round the corner there is hardly any commentary on the street. Once again the best of the lot are political cartoons, with a few side comments on business, deficit spending and Occupy Wall Street. Enjoy…