• September 30, 2016
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Articles by Mahmood Saberi

  • Will a ‘fat tax’ save the world?
    Jul 12, 2016 Mahmood Saberi Special to Gulf News
    It’s going to take a while, but I predict that eating a burger in public will be as shameful as smoking in the future
  • Selfie with shark... anyone for new skills?
    Sep 27, 2016 Mahmood SaberiSpecial to Gulf News
    In an era where jobs are risk of being outsourced or being done by a robot, it doesn’t hurt to learn new skills or do the weirdest of things
  • Too cheap to enjoy an expensive holiday
    Sep 20, 2016 Mahmood SaberiSpecial to Gulf News
    They say that travel broadens your mind, but on my recent trip, which was for both business and leisure, the only thing that was broadened was my waist and the opposite happened to my wallet
  • To live a long life, add life to your years
    Sep 13, 2016 Mahmood SaberiSpecial to Gulf News
    Every hour on the couch watching TV cuts your lifespan by 22 minutes, according to experts. But I had just subscribed to Netflix ...
  • More couples marrying out of their community
    Sep 06, 2016 Mahmood SaberiSpecial to Gulf News
    A study shows the people most likely to ‘marry out’ of their community are the Japanese
  • Don’t lose your mind over meat
    Aug 30, 2016 Mahmood SaberiSpecial to Gulf News
    It will be great to bring this power-food bowl idea to Dubai, but I am not sure how many beef shawarma and fried fish lovers would try it out
  • Chasing Pokemon on Canadian streets
    Aug 23, 2016 Mahmood SaberiSpecial to Gulf News
    Some people are doing foolish things like playing while driving and one motorist stopped his car in mid-traffic, got down and started chasing a Pokemon
  • So much cash made me nervous
    Aug 16, 2016 Mahmood SaberiSpecial to Gulf News
    Financially, I was miserably illiterate, much like everyone else, because our school and university never put an emphasis on this aspect
  • Smart guys sleep late, study claims
    Aug 09, 2016 Mahmood SaberiSpecial to Gulf News
    The reason late sleepers are intelligent is because these people do not go with the flow
  • The Millennial way of looking at work
    Aug 02, 2016 Mahmood SaberiSpecial to Gulf News
    According to a study, the Japanese are real workaholics and Tokyo is thinking of making a law that workers have to take vacations
  • Dubai is a quiet city
    Jul 26, 2016 Mahmood SaberiSpecial to Gulf News
    According to the World Health Organisation, excessive noise seriously harms your health and interferes with your daily activities
  • Sharing your space with strangers
    Jul 19, 2016 Mahmood SaberiSpecial to Gulf News
    I did not care what psychologists said about loners and how dangerous they are, I just wanted my ‘me time’
  • Living in a hot city
    Jul 05, 2016 Mahmood SaberiSpecial to Gulf News
    Living in the Gulf for decades, I realised that the A/C can be both, your friend and your enemy
  • Working into your 70s never seemed so good
    Jun 28, 2016 Mahmood SaberiSpecial to Gulf News
    I read somewhere that because of the wonderful inventions in the health-care sector, your child or children will not be able to retire and have to continue working till their 80s
  • Trying to forget my first job
    Jun 21, 2016 Mahmood SaberiSpecial to Gulf News
    Even after all these years, I never became super rich like the celebs who once worked at normal jobs
  • Tasting a watermelon during the daylight hours
    Jun 14, 2016 Mahmood SaberiSpecial to Gulf News
    I am not sure why I get into such delicate situations during Ramadan ...