Charles Chettiar

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A 36-year-old who learned to invest like Warren Buffett explains Buffett's No. 1 rule

When Danielle Town found herself burnt out and even starting to get sick from her work as a corporate attorney, she knew she didn't want to keep …

Investing

BJP, Congress in Race to ‘Glorify’ Ambedkar: Let’s Talk Facts

• <b>Q</b>: Do you think democracy will survive in India?• <b><br>A</b>: No. It will remain only in a formal sense. Five-yearly elections, prime minister, etc.• <b><br>Q</b>: What do …

India

Learn how to become a freelancer by taking these online courses

Do you want to set your own work hours? Are you tired of working a full-time job and answering to others? Does the idea of working 9 to 5 for the …

Employment

20 Simple Habits That Will Make You Happier

I am fascinated with the habits that affect happiness, health, productivity and success. I read everything I can get my hands on related to these …

Happiness

How to Be More Assertive (Without Being a Jerk)

The Distilled Man - Actionable Advice for the Everyday GentlemanLearning how to be more assertive can massively improve your quality of life.All of …

Self-help

How Otto Skorzeny Went From Hitler's Favorite Commando To An Israeli Hitman

From rescuing Mussolini for Hitler to becoming a hitman for Mossad, Otto Skorzeny's life was full of twists.<p>SS Lieutenant Colonel Otto Skorzeny<p>SS …

World History

Essential Rules for Living Life As a Writer

Living the Writing Life - Essential Rules for Authors<p>Updated February 26, 2017<p>How do you live the writer's life?<p>Over the years, this Book Publishing …

Writing

7 Secrets to Reading More Books (That Don’t Involve Becoming a Speed Reader)

Conquering your to-read pile doesn’t have to be hard work.<p>Divide and conquer<p>Devoting a small amount of time to reading every day adds up quickly. Set …

Books

Divorce Lawyer: Facebook Is a Cheating Machine

From time to time, in moments of transient loneliness, do you long for some temporary distraction or brief mental escape from your day-to-day life? …

Social Media

Democracy is dying by natural causes

Toward what, exactly, are we plunging?<p>We feel that the momentum of events is carrying us down toward something dreadful. Is it a return to fascism? Or will our future look something more like the Eastern European present — illiberal democracy? Or is technology so rapidly inflecting our lives that …

Political Science

Ex-Jehovah's Witnesses break silence on shunning: 'My mother treats me like I'm dead'

Amber Sawyer was just 8 years old when it happened.<p>She was watching cartoons on the living room floor of her Mississippi home when she heard the bang.<p>She went to investigate and found her 21-year-old sister, Donna, dead in her bed. She had shot herself in the heart with their father’s hunting rifle …

Jehovah's Witnesses

Film Review: ‘Pyewacket’

Director:Adam MacDonaldWith:Laurie Holden, Nicole Munoz, Chloe Rose, Eric Osborne, Romeo Carere, James McGowan.Release Date:Mar 23, 2018<p>1 hour 28 …

Horror

Just 3 hours a day is all it takes to become more successful

When I feel overwhelmed with everything I need to get done, I remind myself of the power of three uninterrupted hours.<p>I am always less stressed when I have time alone to work and think  —  and I have learned that three focused hours drastically improves my mood.<p>This is true whether it is hundreds …

Time Management

What's The Best Fountain Pen For Beginners?

If you’re buying your first fountain pen, the options can be pretty overwhelming. Fear not, dear reader. I’ve rounded up some of the most popular …

A short story accepted for the The Best Asian Speculative Fiction Anthology by Kitaab, and why I’m chuffed.

I had written a few spooky stories which I’d sent out a long while ago. It all rubberballed right back to me, with kind words of rejection from some …

This 1 Habit Will Make Your Sunday Less Stressful, And Your Monday More Productive

That's not such a difficult habit, is it?<p>People who don't make progress toward their goals all share 1 thing in common:<p>They never sit down and reflect on what <i>isn't</i> working.<p>Instead, unproductive (and often times stressed-out and unhappy) people stay caught in a vicious cycle of always looking to the …

Profit

Dutch parliament recognizes 1915 Armenian 'genocide'

The Dutch parliament has voted to recognize the deaths of Armenians during World War I as genocide. The decision is likely to enrage Turkey amid …

The Tools of Writing. And, Why No-one Cares about Them.

The pen is mightier than the swordIt’s said the pen is mightier than the sword but do we still need pens? This is the 21st century, and there are a …

19 tiny habits that will have a big impact on your personal happiness

Success doesn't happen in an instant. It happens through the progression of lots of little successes, strung together over time.<p>If you want to build something big, if you have a vision, a dream, or even just a clearly defined end goal, the question is not how you can make that happen right now, or …

Time I

Putin’s Pocket Army? The Rise of Russian Mercenaries in Syria

If you think the media has been saturated with news about Russia think again. While thoughts might run to Robert Mueller’s probe into possible …

War

New York Times abruptly fires new hire over tweets

Tech journalist Quinn Norton's tenure at the paper lasts just hours after racial and homophobic tweets surface.<p>The New York Times fired Quinn Norton on Tuesday, a few hours after announcing the tech journalist as a new editorial board hire, amid a firestorm over her social media posts.<p>The Times …

Journalism

How do you write a novel?

I’ve written four novels and am a third of the way through my fifth. My first novel was unreadable although my best writer friend made a valiant …

Aiding Nazis in Mass Killing of Jews

Father Desbois is on a mission to expose the Holocaust’s hidden crimes.

World History

Modi is making the mistakes Indira made in 1975-77 - of upsetting everyone

Narendra Modi has handed over power to mobs and bureaucrats, so everyone is feeling unsafe; you don't know who might beat you up, who might send you …

India

Writing Will Never be a Get Rich Quick Scheme

I don’t want to sound like the naysayers who told me not to pursue a career in writing and always warned me, “Writers don’t make any money!”That’s …

Want to Raise Successful Kids? 7 Things the Most Successful Parents Do, According to Science

From Jeff Bezos to Sara Blakely and Tony Robbins, here's how the world's most successful people raise their kids.<p>The rich aren't like you and me, F. Scott Fitzgerald wrote almost a century ago. One of the ways that's most obvious today is how they choose to raise their kids.<p>Let's assume that the …

Self-improvement

Meet Bombaykala, the young book publishers ready to shake up the industry

From war poetry to city-focused short stories, they aim to publish a book every fortnight. That’s quite a pace.<p>Bombaykala Books has already published …

Build the Skill of Delayed Gratification

If you’re participating in our February Financial Detox, then you’re likely embracing or learning to embrace delayed gratification.<p>Delayed …

Fake It 'Til You Make It Is a Great Strategy--but Only If You Do These 3 Things

"Fake it til you make it can be a good strategy--as long as it's combined with learning and a healthy dose of humility<p>You're going for a key interview and terrified you're going to fail. You're about to give a key pitch to investors and you're sweating through your shirt, worried they'll see you as …

Self-improvement

Why is controversial professor Jordan Peterson so popular?

What explains the stratospheric ascent of University of Toronto psychologist Jordan Peterson? He has 760,000 subscribers and 39 million views on his …