Zdroj „Danielle keeps repeating it over and over again. We’ve been back to this animal shelter at least five times. It has been weeks now since we started all of this,“ the mother told the volunteer. „What is it she keeps asking for?“ the volunteer asked. „Puppy size!“ replied the mother. „Well, we have plenty … Čítať viac

PRAYING HANDS BY ALBRECHT DURER / Modliace sa ruky od Albrechta Durera

Source. Obrázok TU. Back in the fifteenth century, in a tiny village near Nuremberg, lived a family with eighteen children. Eighteen! In order merely to keep food on the table for this mob, the father and head of the household, goldsmith by profession, worked almost eighteen hours a day at his trade and any other … Čítať viac

George Dantzig: Homework / Domáca úloha

GEORGE DANTZIG: A HOMEWORK „I was a mathematics graduate student at the University of California, Berkeley. Arriving late to class as usual, I quickly copied the two math problems from the blackboard, assuming they were the homework assignment. When I sat down to work on them that evening, I found them to be the most … Čítať viac

FRIENDSHIP / Priateľstvo


Two friends were walking through the desert. During some point of the journey, they had an argument; and one friend slapped the other one in the face. The one who got slapped was hurt, but without saying anything, wrote in the sand, Today my best friend slapped me in the face.

They kept on walking, until they found an oasis, where they decided to take a bath. The one who had been slapped got stuck in the mire and started drowning, but the friend saved him.

After he recovered from the near drowning, he wrote on a stone, ‚Today my best friend saved my life.‘

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OLD MAN AND THE DOG / Starec a pes

Old Man and the Dog V JEHO ČASE, NIE V NAŠOM „Dávaj pozor! Takmer si zboku narazila do toho auta!“ zajačal na mňa otec. „Vari nevieš nič urobiť poriadne?“ Tie slová ma zaboleli viac než údery. Otočila som hlavu k staršiemu mužovi, ktorý sedel v sedadle spolujazdca a vyzýval ma do boja. V krku mi … Čítať viac

ENGLISH STORIES / Anglické príbehy

BAR BUSINESS In a small town, a person decided to open up his Bar business, which was right opposite to a Temple. The Temple & its congregation started a campaign to block the Bar from opening with petitions and prayed daily against his business. Work progressed. However, when it was almost complete and was about … Čítať viac