What’s the secret to living a long life? Experts actually have varied answers to this single question. A Harvard research, for example, tells us that intermittent fasting can be the key to longevity. On the other hand, a study by a team from the University of Exeter claims that smelling your partner’s fart can combat diseases.
Well if you ask Esmond Allcock, he’ll tell you all it takes is to have a good spouse. This Canadian man recently celebrated his 108th birthday and so he’s getting recognized as one of the oldest men in the country.
108-year-old Esmond Allcock says the key to a long life is having a good wife.
“I didn’t behave myself for a few years there, but then I got a really good wife.”
After 72 years of marriage, his dear wife Helen passed away seven years ago.
He stayed in the family home for a while before deciding to move into the Kerrobert Health Center. Employees threw him a birthday party to celebrate his long life.
He laughed about it, saying:
“Oh they nearly drove me nuts. They probably took 100 pictures of me.”
Town Mayor Wayne Mock was also present and even declared January 26 as Esmond Allcock Day to honor him.
Meanwhile, Esmond’s son Dale Allcock, 78, always takes time to stay in touch with his dad despite the distance. Since he lives in Port Coquitlam, B.C., he says they often use Facetime.
“We Facetime every day on his iPad and you can really tell how happy he is, and they treat him like gold in there.”
According to Dale, Esmond has lived in Kerrobert for 100 years and worked as a farmer before retiring in 1975.
He currently has 38 great-grandchildren and 11 great-great-grandchildren.
“He really is a gift. That’s about all we can call that,” said Dale about his father.
The Internet is Going Gaga Over This Hot Math Teacher
Studying math has never been this easy (particularly, for girls!).
Most of you will agree that math, in some ways, can be a boring subject (not because it is not an interesting one). But what if the numbers and formulas you see on the blackboard are taught to you by a hot teacher? Perhaps things can be a little different, right? Students, most especially girls, would love to be present all the time.
Apparently, a math teacher by the name of Robert Ligtvoet is making noise on social media. Believe it or not, the 28-year-old Dutch is not just fond of teaching math. He also is a model and a traveler. Besides being a great - and exceptionally hot - teacher to his students, he also tries to motivate people to suit up all across the globe. So, without further ado, we present to you, Robert. And, oh, he is not your ordinary math teacher.
40 People Who Quit Their Jobs With a Bang
Quitting a job has never been this stylish!
Everyone in this world has a story to share when it comes to enduring the hardest moment in life. This is most especially true in a job where things can get really ugly. While it is true that the nature of employment differs from one company to another, the unpleasant experience it offers is still the same. Imagine the dull and long hours you have to go through, not to mention the boss who just keeps on shouting every now and then.
Apparently, there are people who have had enough of these ugly scenarios. They no longer give a damn about the long-term benefits and stuff. And do you know what they did? They quit their job and they did it in the most stylish way -- the kind that you usually see in movies or TV shows.
Below is a compilation of people who acted out their fantasies and quit their jobs like a pro. Scroll down below and let us know which one is your favorite!
World’s Tallest Man Meets World’s Smallest Woman for Photoshoot in Egypt
These two are absolute head-turners!
He’s the world’s tallest man and she’s the world’s smallest woman. The unlikely duo recently met up for a fun photoshoot next to a pyramid in Egypt. Of course, netizens everywhere couldn’t help but pay attention.
Standing at 8 feet and 1 inch, Sultan Kosen of Turkey is officially the tallest man on the planet while Jyoti Amge of India stands just a little over 2 feet, making her the world’s shortest woman.
Both Sultan Kosen and Jyoti Amge are Guinness World Record holders.
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