10 things your boss hates about you

Overworked, mistreated and underappreciated? Think you’re the only one with a right to complain? Think again. Mira Katbamna reveals 10 things your boss hates about you.

The result of all this is that while your boss might look like she’s fine, inside she’s seething. You think you hate your boss? Here are the top 10 things your boss hates about YOU.

1. Lateness
2. Lack of initiative
3. Too much initiative
4. Bitching and whining
5. Disloyalty
6. Lack of passion. Or interest
7. Trying to be their best friend
8. Petty lying
9. Childishness
10. Wanting their job

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Exercise helps to boost your brainpower / increases your intelligence

Wake up in the morning and start exercising daily, if you want to keep your brainpower. According to new study exercise boosts brainpower by building new brain cells in a brain region linked with memory and memory loss.

Other benefits of Regular Exercise

=> Avoid problem such as high blood pressure (BP) or diabetes
=> Stay slim and look good
=> Feel energetic
=> See your grand children growing etc

According to this article:

Tests on mice showed they grew new brain cells in a brain region called the dentate gyrus, a part of the hippocampus that is known to be affected in the age-related memory decline that begins around age 30 for most humans.

The researchers used magnetic resonance imaging scans to help document the process in mice — and then used MRIs to look at the brains of people before and after exercise.

They found the same patterns, which suggests that people also grow new brain cells when they exercise.

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9 laws of physics that don’t apply to Hollywood movies

Most Hollywood movies are well known for SFX (special effects).

SFX wildly is wildly used in film, television, games, and entertainment etc. Effects that are created via computers are known as Computer generated Imagery (CGI).

In general, Hollywood filmmakers follow the laws of physics because they have no other choice. It’s just when they cheat with special effects that we seem to forget how the world really works.

=> 9 Laws of Physics That Don’t Apply in Hollywood

Meetings make us dumber, says new study

Usually two or more people come together for the purpose of discussing a topic. It is important method used by us for communication, marketing and much more.

The research appears in this month’s issue of the Journal of Consumer Research which suggest that – Brainstorming sessions backfire when group thinking clouds decisions.

People have a harder time coming up with alternative solutions to a problem when they are part of a group, new research suggests.

Scientists exposed study participants to one brand of soft drink then asked them to think of alternative brands. Alone, they came up with significantly more products than when they were grouped with two others.

Chimpanzee making their own weapons to hunt for food

According to wikipedia, Chimpanzee, often shortened to chimp, is the common name for the two extant species in the genus Pan. The better known chimpanzee is Pan troglodytes, the Common Chimpanzee, living primarily in West, and Central Africa. Its cousin, the Bonobo or “Pygmy Chimpanzee” as it is known archaically, Pan paniscus, is found in the forests of the Democratic Republic of the Congo. The Congo River forms the boundary between the two species.

According to this news story for first time, chimps seen making weapons for hunting apart from humans.

It is the first time that an animal other than a human has been directly observed in crafting a weapon for the purpose of hunting or killing.

Chimpanzee photo / image -  making their own weapons to hunt for food
So basically history is repeating itself. We did some things millions of years ago.

For First Time, Chimps Seen Making Weapons for Hunting

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OSCAR – The Academy Awards nominations for 2006

OSCAR (The Academy Awards) nominations for 2006The Academy Awards, popularly known as the Oscars, are the most prominent and most watched film awards ceremony in the world. See wikipedia article for more information.

Academy Awards for outstanding film achievements of 2006 will be presented on Sunday, February 25, 2007, at the Kodak Theatre at Hollywood & Highland Center

From the Yahoo article:
The dream of the top Academy Award is gone for the musical “Dreamgirls.” It got eight Oscar nominations Tuesday, but not best picture \u2014 leaving the main prize up for grabs.

Will it be the sprawling global drama “Babel,” which placed second with seven nominations, or the mob epic “The Departed”? Could the palace tale “The Queen” be crowned best picture, or even “Little Miss Sunshine,” a road-trip romp that became last year’s independent-cinema darling?

The complete nominations list

Shilpa Shetty facing racism abuse on Celebrity Big Brother show

Media is making big news about Shilpa Shetty. She is abused on Big Brother reality show and Bollywood is protesting against Channel 4.

Shilpa Shetty photo / picture

Channel 4 and TV regulator Ofcom have had more than 21,000 complaints about treatment of Shetty. Other contestants have made fun of the A-list Bollywood actress’s name, her eating habits and her Indian background. She was called a “dog”. In Indian society educated people don’t use word “dog” for women.

However according to the BBC news, Channel 4 has denied claims that Celebrity Big Brother contestant Shilpa Shetty has suffered racist bullying.

There had been a “cultural and class clash” between three other housemates and the Indian star, the channel said.

According to Shetty’s mother, Sunanda – “Her daughter was tough and she would be able to handle the situation.“.

I haven’t seen the show so I can’t comment more here. Or is it a publicity stunt? What do you think?

What lions eat

The lion (Panthera leo) is a mammal of the family Felidae and one of four “big cats” in the genus Panthera. The lion is the second largest feline species, after the tiger. The male lion, easily recognized by his mane, weighs between 150–250 kg (330–500 lb). Females range 120–150 kg (260–330 lb).[2] In the wild, lions live for around 10–14 years, while in captivity they can live over 20 years. Though they were once found throughout much of Africa, Asia and Europe, lions presently exist in the wild only in Africa and India. They enjoy hot climates, and hunt in groups.

Large, powerfully built cat (Panthera leo), the proverbial “king of beasts.” photo and pictures

Lion – Diet and hunting

Female lions usually hunt at night or dawn and in packs. Their prey consists mainly of large mammals, such as antelopes, gazelles, warthogs, wildebeest, buffalos and zebras, but smaller animals like hares and birds are also taken occasionally. Carrion is readily taken and often recovered from other predators like hyenas and wild dogs. In some areas, lions specialise on rather atypical prey-species; this is the case at the Savuti river, where they constantly prey on young elephants, and at the Linyanti, where they hunt hippos.

An adult female lion needs about 5 kg (11 lbs) of meat per day, a male about 7 kg (15 lbs).

=> This article includes information from wikipedia article Lion.