The first time I workshopped a story at the Iowa Writers’ Workshop was a wholly violent experience, the aftershocks of which still pulse through my life. I had heard rumors both about the teacher and about the place in general. Before I came to the Writers’ Workshop, I was living in Wisconsin, studying science. A […]
Courses after 12th Arts or Humanities stream, as it is commonly referred to, is a popular course option selected by candidates after Class 12. Although there is a perception that only weak students opt for Arts, this is far from the truth. Contrary to common perception there are a lot of career opportunities available to […]
If you ask a fund manager why they believe that their investment philosophy can generate excess returns, they will almost inevitably state that they are seeking to exploit the behavioural biases exhibited by other investors that create pricing inefficiencies. It is somewhat puzzling therefore that if you question the same fund manager about how they […]
Katharine Du Pre Lumpkin’s classic autobiography, The Making of a Southerner (1946) propelled white southern self-writing away from moonlight-and-magnolias and toward searing regional critique. Katharine was the youngest of three remarkable sisters who were born into a family of former slaveholders and taught to venerate the Confederacy and preserve white supremacy at all costs. Elizabeth, […]
Just whittling away on my phone keyboard here, (taking time to breathe, and to digest my bio yogurt, honey, vanilla seeds and low sugar granola, with fennel tea) having raced my daughter to school late, in my tiny red car (with safe driving, however!) before I whizz off again to my Mum and Dad’s in […]
Over the last few months I’ve been reviewing some of Diamond Select Toys range of affordable PVC statues of classic comic book superheroes. This week I’m going to take a closer look at the first DC statue I’ve purchased from this range: Aquaman.
From The Guardian 17th May 2019 this photograph. The article is by Damian Carrington, the Environment Editor. In Australia, we have just elected a government with a Prime Minister who once waved black coal in the House of Representatives and told us not to be afraid of it. ‘Down Under’, I hear statements that the […]
The Mars 2020 mission along with a souvenir boarding pass NASA / JPL-Caltech You might not have done an intensive astronaut training course, but NASA still wants you to get involved in its next mission to Mars. Space agency is giving regular people like you and me to chance to send their name – etched […]
Yea…sleeping in space doesn’t look quite like that now…and may not for a while. But what does it look like? And how good to people sleep in space? Turns out…it looks goofy…and people don’t sleep well up there. Lets check out what is happening with Kendra, and learn more.
What makes you lose faith in humanity? No text found Ground Floor, Muscat Tower, Sahodaran Ayyappan Rd, Kadavanthra, Ernakulam, Kerala 682020 HP World Kadavanthra
The machines are taking over! No, that’s not a pejorative reference to the robotic life forms otherwise known as SLT, merely a dawning realisation that the age of automation is closing upon us. First, they came for the retailers, then they came for the drivers, then they came for the teachers. Don’t worry though, it’ll […]
Taking off from the heat and dust of the Indo-Gangetic plains and flying for almost half an hour over snow-capped mountains, it was now time for the plane to wriggle through the barren, bare and brown mountain range to land in the broad valley. Ladakh is one of the most photographed areas of the world. […]