5000 years of religion in 90 seconds. History of Religion Also, found this article to be very interesting: Cyclic universe and similar ideas in Indic history A quote on evolution on earth from the Yoga Vasishtha (6.1.21): I remember that once upon a time there was nothing on this Earth, neither trees and plants, nor even … Continue reading Shoebox – II
*dusts cobwebs* I wanted to share a few articles that I've read recently. Mostly because I wanted to put them in one place (shoebox) and treasure them. Some random thoughts and articles on feminism America Made Me a Feminist: I had told a friend once, maybe 8 years ago, that I considered myself to be … Continue reading Shoebox – I
I came across this article today. I think we need this in India. Public urinators are a menace and the whole thing is so unhygenic and awkward. But would such a paint discourage people from urinating in public or would they just find a way around it? Stand with legs wide apart maybe. But is … Continue reading German city uses hydrophobic paint to splash public urinators with pee – ScienceAlert
Just yesterday, I was looking through the 'bestsellers' and 'New arrivals' shelves at Reliance Timeout. I came across three books that interested me. One was Gone Girl by Gillian Flynn. I read the blurb and I wanted to get started on it immediately. But I already have a long list of books at home that … Continue reading On Books I want to read
I walk the lonely street, an errand to run. A short walk to the grocer's, but so many moments and pictures waiting to be taken. So many sounds that I want to capture: the conversation between a boy and his grandma, barks and yelps, loud TV shows, the breeze, leaves on the street, a distant … Continue reading Why I write.
When I heard that Google Reader service is going to shut down, I was saddened and worried. I was worried about finding a good replacement for it. A quick Google search told me that Feedly is a free service that is available. And I quickly switched over. The web UI: there are things I love and … Continue reading Bye Reader, Yay Feedly.
While browsing through zite today, I came across this lovely piece in The New Yorker about Anne Hathaway and why she is hated for everything that she is. The writer, Sasha Weiss, has written in an absolutely delightful way on how Anne doesn't get the credit that she deserves because she doesn't fall in one of … Continue reading On Anne Hathaway