WTC Was Leased Out and Insured Before 9/11

Well, no conspiracy theory here; it’s a fact. The World Trade Center (WTC) building was leased out to an American realtor, Larry Silverstein, for $3.2 billion, in July 2001. This was the first time the WTC complex had a change in its management in its 31-year old history. The lease agreement gave Silverstein the right to rebuild […]

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Man Photographs His Own Killer

This is a real incident that took place in Manila, Philippines on January 1, 2011. Reynaldo Dagsa, a Filipino politician was taking picture of his family on the eve of new year. He lined up his whole family – wife, daughter and mother-in-law – for the photography outside his home. But the destiny had planned otherwise for […]

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A Son’s Letter to Father About Report Card

Ok, how many of you have faced this in your childhood? You fail in your school exams and are afraid to show your report card to your dad… Here is a humorous story of a school kid who found an innovative way for doing this. Those of you who are able to relate to this […]

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Mona Lisa Was Actually Monali Shah

As per this forward going viral on social media of late, Mona Lisa was actually an Indian lady and her painting was done in India in 3000 BC. Her actual name was Monali Shah. It is said that the Italian painter, Leonardo da Vinci, stole this painting in 1506 and customized her dress to suit the local taste. […]

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Taj Mahal, Symbol of Love??

Taj Mahal, a beautiful monument (mausoleum) situated in Agra, India, is one of the seven wonders of the world. The world knows it as a symbol of Love, that was built by Shah Jahan, a Mughal Emperor, in loving memory of his beloved wife, Mumtaz. But here are some lesser known facts about Taj Mahal […]

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One Eyed Mother: Touching Story of Mother’s Unconditional Love

God couldn’t be everywhere, so he created mothers. Thus goes the popular adage. A mother’s love for her child is unconditional and nobody else in the whole universe can ever match it. Her child means the world to her and she can go to any extent to see her child happy. If there is anybody in […]

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The Monkey, Banana, Water Spray Experiment

This is said to be a real experiment carried out by scientists to understand human psychology. Ironically, though the experiment intended to understand human behavior, there was no human involved in the experiment. It involved a group of monkeys, ladder, bananas and water. Anyways, this is how the experimented proceeded: Scientists placed a group of […]

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Husband Wife Divorce Cancer Story

Time often takes its toll on relationships. You start ignoring the person whom you once chose to be your life partner and cared so much about. It’s not unusual to see things reaching the point of divorce. But is that the only solution? or rather is divorce at all a solution to your boring married […]

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The Monkey Story on How the Stock Markets Work

If you’ve been wondering how the stock markets work, here is a popular story of buying and selling monkeys that draws an analogy on the stock market. Though this is just a fable, it is not very far from reality when it comes to the style of functioning of today’s markets: Once a man appeared in […]

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Romantic Rhymes Gone Awfully Wrong…

What happens when you are in a mood to pen down the most romantic lines for your loved ones but then all of a sudden you get reminded of something irritating that turns your mood upside down? That’s when romance takes a humorous turn screwing up the whole rhyme. Once a newspaper ran a competition […]

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