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Sweden Implements 6-Hour Working Day Experiments. The Results Are Astounding!

As some Swedish companies have discovered, decreasing the working hours increased both productivity and profit.


This is the type of news that will surely excite employees.

According to some research conducted over at Sweden, reducing the working hours from 8 hours to merely 6 can be mutually effective for both the company and its employees.

This is the conclusion that a Swedish retirement house has come up with after they have been implementing 6-hour working days since February. According to them, productivity in the workplace has significant improved – plus their nurses are no longer as stressed. The retirement house didn’t change the salary but simply took two hours a day from the regular shift.

Aside from fulfilling her duties, this nurse even has the time to dance with patients.

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This initiative, however, isn’t the first of its kind since some companies in the country already gave it a try about a decade ago.

Ann-Charlotte Dahlbom Larrson, head of an elderly care facility, spoke:

“Since the 1990’s we have had more work and fewer people, we can’t do it anymore. There is a lot of illness and depression among staff in the care sector because of exhaustion – the lack of balance between work and life is not good for anyone.”

This Toyota auto mechanic only works from 6:00 am to 12:00 nn.

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Photo credit: Unilad

The Toyota branch over at Gothenburg had a similar experience. In fact, the company has required their laborers to work 6-hour days for over 13 years now.

The Managing Director shared:

“Staff feel better, there is low turnover and it is easier to recruit new people. They have a shorter travel time to work, there is more efficient use of the machines and lower capital costs – everyone is happy.”

To make things more awesome, Toyota adds that their profits have gone up by 25%. Although the shorter shift has its share of drawbacks, many in Sweden agree that the positives far outweigh the negative.

If you’ve been thinking about living and working in Sweden, these 6-hour working days are probably a good reason to do so.

H/T: Unilad



Gorgeous 59-Year-Old Grandmother Still An Active Fashion Model

She is not your ordinary grandmother.

Some women in their late 50s are either looking forward to an early retirement, wanting to spend more time with their family or taking care of their grandchildren. There are also those who prefer travelling or completing their bucket lists.

The 59-year-old-grandmother Yasmina Rossi has another way of living her life to the fullest. She was born in France in 1955 and raised on the island of Corsica. Rossi has become the envy of many because of her gorgeous, youthful and healthy physique. Her successful and still active career as a fashion model makes her one of the remarkable women today too. She has worked with famous international brands like Hermes, Macy's and Marks & Spencer to name a few. It doesn't end there, Rossi also happens to be a photographer and an advanced ceramist. Cool!

When asked about how she managed to remain fit and young-looking at her age,

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You Might Not Take A Selfie Ever Again After Watching This Terrifying Video

Apparently, she’s not alone when she took a selfie.

Being an avid fan of the horror/thriller movie genre, I believe I have seen it all. The plots of those movies usually revolve around evil possessions, poltergeists, maniacal psychopaths, zombies, mutations, vampires, werewolves, and zombies. The list does not end there of course.

Sometimes, when you watch those movies, you can already guess what's going to happen next. That’s exactly why great storytelling and acting are vital to a fan like me. The theme can be so old and worn-out, but given an excellent script and great direction, the film can be mind-blowing.

A good horror film knows how to play with the audience’s imagination. It knows how to use the score and the lighting to keep its viewers on the edge of their seats. It has to capture the viewer’s attention and make them relate to the characters. Every scene is like a song that gradually builds up until it reaches the climax. The story does not have to be lengthy---all it needs are the right elements to make you jump out of your seat or scream. Like this short film.

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Man Flies His Tinder Match to Beijing After Planning It On Their First Online Chat

Certainly, there’s hope for everyone on Tinder.


A couple who met on Tinder flew to Beijing, China six months after they planned it in their first chat online.

Thomas Gallagher, a man who met the girl of his dreams in the popular dating app,  just proved that Tinder romance is indeed possible.

In a story he shared on Reddit, Gallagher revealed that it all began when he was travelling for work in Chicago. Out of curiosity and boredom, Gallagher decided to send a message to a girl named Grace about one of her travel photos.

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