Mark Zuckerberg wears the same t-shirt every day: I think he’s missing out on the joys of frivolity

Mark Zuckerberg wears the same colour T shirt every day. Why? He says, ‘I really want to clear my life to make it so that I have to make as few decisions as possible about anything except how to best serve this community.’

In short, to allow for maximum simplicity and clarity in his life in order to dedicate as much of his time as possible to helping others. Jesus would approve.

Mark Zuckerberg wears the same style t-shirt every day

Mark Zuckerberg wears the same style t-shirt every day (Picture: NYT)

Every minute Mark Zuckerberg selflessly plucks from his grooming schedule is a minute we all benefit from – had he been a little more fastidious about his wardrobe in his youth, say, spent ten minutes getting dressed instead of one, who knows how long we might have had to wait for him to cast aside his mortal vices in favour of connecting us all to the people whom we didn’t really know or like in high school? Perish the thought – we’d still be living out our lives with social contact limited to the people whose company we actually enjoy.

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Three amazing war stories for Remembrance Day

Tower of London Poppies

Tower of London Poppies (Picture: Flickr)

We remember the two World Wars – and other wars – through the stories passed down from generation to generation.

Most involve severe hardship and physical and emotional trauma, some involve incredible luck or feats of bravery, and all help us to remember the brave men and women who willingly – and unwillingly – suffered for the future of their countries, at war and at home.

As WW2 veterans dwindle in numbers, it’s crucial to keep their stories alive, and to keep the horrifying reality of war closer than the glorifying propaganda that could so easily take hold once more. Continue reading