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Tameem Rahman

The science behind Zoom-fatigue and what we can do about it.

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Ironic, isn’t it? The “logical” assumption points to real-life meetings being more tiring. I mean, the physical labor… makes sense, right?

“Long Day of Staring at a Screen, I Have It So Hard😔”

Back-to-back video calls require more focus than a face-to-face chat. It has to do with our subconscious. We work harder to process non-verbal cues like the tone and pitch of the voice, facial expressions, and body language all through the screen.


5 ways we’re psychologically manipulated into buying more food

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When you buy that Quarter-pounder with large fries and a large coke — do you think you’re doing it at your own free will?

1. What’s on the Menu Today? Colour Psychology.

Do you ever notice how restaurants, like McDonald’s, don’t use the $ sign on their menus?

A short story on how I walked away with $5000.

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You’re probably wondering, what was I thinking?

The science behind why you stink to some but arouse others

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10-second bio lesson (to avoid confusion while reading):MAJOR HISTOCOMPATIBILITY COMPLEX(MHC): set of genes that make special proteins (for the surface of white blood cells) that help identify foreign substances to fight off disease. Everyone has a different MHC, some more similar than others.

One rainy evening,

Perhaps unfaithfulness is justifiable when you’re trapped and abused.

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No, I didn’t cheat — this isn’t about me (clearing that out for my girlfriend). Rather, I’m shedding light (to encourage mindfulness) on gray areas of infidelity where it has forever been black and white, filled with shame and hate.

What goes through “Xx_ROUGE69_xX”’s mind when they call you stupid?

Did you know that 100 million people watched the League of Legends world finals compared to the 98.2 at the Superbowl? Search for “lol” on Google and what you won’t find is “laugh out loud”. No, no, that would be absurd. Instead, you’ll find a digital game of chess, on steroids.

A brief intro for the uninitiated

You drop into a 5v5 match to compete over resources (gold, levels, magic items) that make you stronger for the ultimate goal of destroying the enemy Nexus (headquarters).

Let’s face it, screen limits don’t work.

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You’ve been stuck at home with all this extra time. Your phone is your best friend. Fair enough.

1. Add The Screen Time Widget To Your Home Screen

I cannot tell you in words how helpful this is. I don’t know if android users already had/have…

They screwed up, so they said “FCK”

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Why did the chicken cross the road? It didn’t. Hell, it wasn’t leaving the storehouse as far as KFC was concerned.

It hurts when they think you’re an idiot

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It’s always nice to see advice on how to better market our product — it teaches us what to do and how to do it. We become smarter.

Global warming is revealing deadly viruses trapped under the ice

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Things finally seem to be calming down — at least in Canada.

Tameem Rahman

Toronto copywriter, student & entrepreneur on tech, business, and self-discovery.

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