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| Hilarious Magazine Article From 1958 – 129 Ways To Get A Husband |

#35 sounds like a pretty solid one

#98 just knocked me right out.

#113 is just fucking extreme.

#123 sounds more like a quick way to get killed.

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| 5 Steps To Retire In 5 Years – My Interview Of Jason Fieber AKA Mr. Free At 33 |

Unlike most people, Jason was able to figure out a way to beat the system by achieving financial freedom and retiring from his day job at a car dealership at the very young age of 33. He went from being broke, eating ramen noodles for a year and $20,000 in debt to build an investment portfolio of 100+ companies which yields about $13,000 in profits annually. Now he lives in Chiang Mai, Thailand, and spends his time blogging and coaching others on gaining financial independence in just 5 years and retiring early.
All throughout the interview, Jason gave a lot of insights into F.I.R.E and how to navigate through successfully. He recommended the top three books to read and why? He opened up about his childhood, estranged family, relationship status and a lot more – Here So check out his blog Mrfreeat33 for more savings and investment strategies as you aim at gaining financial freedom and early retirement.

| …About My Last Summer Weekend |

…Back-pack boy sat directly opposite me on the longer sofa and extended his hand towards me indicating that I should come sit next to him. I looked at him and signed, Weirdo!

| Abortion: A Woman’s Right To Salvation |

This exaggerated pretense is the reason why people replace sex with “that thing” or any slang that placate their ears when communicating. (P.s! If we ever run into each other, and happen to discuss anything sexual, it will be in your best interest not to replace sec with ‘that thing or did it’.) To every African parent, their kids are virgins and to most kids, their parents are learners.(don’t know what’s up)

| Cure For Hangover |

Whether you are 21 years old or above the age-drinking limit set up by your government, drinking more than you should can often put you in trouble. It can leave you for death with a wrecking hangover. The older you get, the worse the hangover. Here are tips to cure hangover…

| PSA – Much Ado About Being Cultured In Nigeria|

In law school, during the mandatory dinner organized for us, we were expected to eat in a cultured manner. Food that was meant to be enjoyed became a burden. I saw friends and colleagues struggle with dinning etiquettes. Fork and knife mandate became a Beethoven rehearsal. I am very good with fork and knife (I love it) but how does that make me more cultured than someone who dines with a spoon?
In Nigeria, if I speak English with Igbo influence, my people say I have Igbo tongue, but when a foreigner speaks with native influence, we call it accent. C’mon fellow Nigerians, that is ridiculous. A lady went for a conference in Greece and after delivering her lectures on International Law was ushered to a wine tasting event to pass the time. Of course she could not decipher one wine from the other. All she knew was the wine was sweet. The foreigners near her gave her that unwanted stare – “uncultured person”.

Astonish | The Strange Chinese Woman |

Originally from China, she has lived in more than 30 countries and has seen more than an average person in the world. How we met was very random, as I sat at the hotel kitchen whipping up some breakfast before heading out to sightsee that Saturday morning. She walked in with a book in her left hand and a cup of espresso in her right hand. Looked at my pan of eggs and…

GENDER EQUALITY | The Way Forward -3 |

We already know that the world does not extend to women the many small courtesies that it extends to men. However, it isn’t perfect for the male gender too. Women are accustomed to thinking that men are comfortable in their position. Gender equality raises questions on the basis of equality such as;…

| My Childhood Complexity |

…this is the era of the rising sun and I’m not talking about Biafra lol. I mean the time, when parents are open to information and knowledge. They now know you are not too young to be influential or Rich. Child stars are on the rise in all walks of life and you can’t be pleasured watching your child making sand castles from the dirt of Lagos soil. How beautiful it would look to see your child on the honors roll with the world looking like a speck beneath her feet….

GENDER EQUALITY |The Way Forward -2 |

This is a new century where women are already breaking the glass ceiling. We must teach the girl child that she too can lead and make decisions for herself and more importantly give them the opportunity to do so.

NIGERIA | We Need A Measure Of Peace |

…I will quote Senator Barack Obama (as he then was in 2006) in a speech he gave in the university of Nairobi titled “An Honest Government: A Hopeful Nation” – You would love to check it out. I quote him “In the end, if the people cannot trust their government to do the job for which it exists – to protect them and to promote their common welfare – all else is lost. And this is why the struggle…

GENDER EQUALITY | The Way Forward -1 |

Gender discrimination could largely be blamed on gender roles. Historically, both culture and religion has defined roles for men and women. It must be understood that gender role is totally cultural expectant. It is what sociality expects of each gender….

10 HARMLESS EASTER/APRIL FOOLS DAY PRANKS

Happy Easter to you and yours. Or should I say Happy April Fools Day. Well, which ever you choose to celebrate with your family, friends or colleagues, I am here to show you how to put a spin on it. Have fun but remain in perfect health. No hospitals and no stinging aftermath feelings.

| Advice To My Younger Self |

If you could go back in time to give your younger self a good piece of advice, what would it be? I interviewed these women and their response will shock you…read more on itanndy.com