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10 Quick And Easy Workplace Hacks To Remain Focused And Sharp

The brain is like a muscle that needs intense training to build up long-lasting skills. Here are a few tried and tested workplace hacks to keep you sharp and focused at work. 1. Increase your focus gradually Trying to overachieve from step 1 will leave you feeling discouraged or frustrated. Hence, begin with small goals of deciding to stay focused on work for a specified duration. Gradually, increase the timespan and watch your focus grow! 02 Create a To-Do list of distractions Distractions are quick to derail you from the workflow. Thus, create a distraction to-do list that you...

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Apple Ceo, Tim Cook’s Coming Out In The Public As Gay, Was Nothing Less Than A Responsibility

Tim Cook took over as the CEO of Apple in 2011 after the passing away of Steve Jobs. Cook made some significant contributions to Apple Inc. Whether it was closing down factories and warehouses or asserting that Apple stands in support of sustainability and acknowledges climate change. By April 2012, he was on Time’s list of ‘100 Most Influential People in the World.’ Apart from just all that, Cook, one of the most influential and powerful businessman, was also rumoured to be a gay man. In 2014, he came out publicly through a beautifully written personal essay in the...

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White Supremacy And Systematic Racism – The Dormant Mask

“The foundation of white supremacy can be traced back to the 17th-century theory of scientific racism. It justified racism and carried scientific credence…” With a seemingly racist individual taking on a high position in one of the most powerful countries of the world, greater talks about racism have bubbled up. White Supremacy is a racist ideology that believes that white people are superior to people belonging to other races. This idea supports the belief that since white people are higher in many ways, they should also dominate other races. White supremacists support this claim through pseudoscientific arguments. WHITE SUPREMACY...

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The Worst Possible Cholera Outbreak Is Killing Yemen

In 1854, Dr. John Snow interlinked Cholera with contaminated water. One would think that in the 21st century this disease would be close to eradication. But it isn’t so. In June 2017, the United Nations declared that Yemen is facing the “world’s worst cholera outbreak.” Clearly, the disease is, in no way, under control. CHOLERA IN YEMEN Cholera is an infectious disease characterised by vomiting, muscular cramps, and watery diarrhoea leading to severe dehydration. It is an infection of the small intestine caused by the bacteria Vibrio cholerae. A person can contract the disease by ingesting contaminated food or...

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The Guérewol – Where Men In Traditional Face Painting Sing And Dance To Woo Women

An atmosphere of celebration hangs in the air. The participants strut their stuff as the judges decide who reigns supreme. The audience waits with bated breath. A COURTSHIP RITUAL WITH A TWIST Young men adorned with traditional face painting deck up in their special attire for the attentions of marriageable young women. THE FEMALE JURY Women are the judges and all the contestants are male vying for supremacy. GUÉREWOL OF THE WOODABE A fancy affair where the men apply make-up and display their talents to attract a mate. This is a normal scene of a beauty pageant, but the...

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