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From A Jew Who Did Not Make It

[Trigger Warning] The following reading contains potentially distressing information about murders, violence, and brutality in relation to Nazi practices. Reader discretion is advised.   Have you heard of me? Of course, you haven’t. I am neither a Jew who survived… Continue Reading →

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Con Art 101

“Why do the Yankees always win? The other team can’t stop looking at the pinstripes.” The famous quote by Frank William Abagnale Jr., one of the popular con-men specialized in impersonation and forgery, can definitely be taken as the basis… Continue Reading →

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Laughing in the Face of Adversity

Picture a person going through a great deal of misery and sorrow because of some certain terrible circumstances they are in. What expression did you picture this person in? The majoritarian guess would probably be a sad and unhappy face…. Continue Reading →

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We Should Totally Just Stab Caesar!

“Why does Caesar get to stomp around like a giant while the rest of us try not to get smushed under his big feet? What’s so great about Caesar, huh? Brutus is just as cute as Caesar. Brutus is just… Continue Reading →

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What’s wrong with the title? Has there been a mistake or has the writer gone crazy? Would you believe me if I tell you that nothing is wrong at all? Here’s the trick-Replace each letter of the title with its… Continue Reading →

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A Head Full Of Dreams

In a world of change, the only thing constant is the effort to make a difference. While we all desire to be our finest selves, the path to being better is a rocky road. There are some days where we… Continue Reading →

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A Revolution dies, and Rock Music is born

What is common to a mullet-wielding, neon-donning 1980s American teenager and their Persian contemporary living in obscurity, confined in the clutches of Ayatollah Khomeini’s reign? Hint: it starts with ‘rock’ and ends with ‘music’. In 1979, at the heels of… Continue Reading →

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Purple in ‘The Color Purple’

To most, the color purple is just like another color and holds no special significance, other than to be one’s favorite color. It is a simple color resulting in a beautiful blend of red and blue colors. But in reality,… Continue Reading →

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Four Paws and a Heart

Love is unconditional. It’s received and given in many forms, but it’s said that the truest of love is when it’s without any limitations. A love for caring about others without demanding much for yourself. The love of acceptance and… Continue Reading →

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Half Heaven, Half Hell?

I’ve grown up reading great things about Kashmir’s beauty. In one of my textbooks, it’s also called “The Heaven on Earth” or in the local dialect, “Dharti ka swarg Kashmir.” From the icy mountain slopes to the lush green plains… Continue Reading →

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Understanding Akira

In any medium, there will always be a piece of work that will usher in a new age. It doesn’t have to be great; it doesn’t have to be good; it just has to be different. Something that can change… Continue Reading →

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The Art of Screen-Writing

Artists across the globe have not been credited enough for their work. These artists keep us entertained in our difficult times besides facing immense competition, worries of a short-lived career, declining engagement, and providing quality and original content to us… Continue Reading →

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The Nature of Good and Bad

Since the primitive days of human existence, we have come quite far as a civilization. While this advancement can be attributed to numerous factors, the ability to socialize takes the cake. This remarkable ability to express our feelings, work together,… Continue Reading →

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Not So Perfect Minds Of The World

Trigger Warning: The following content contains a description of abuse and murder which is potentially disturbing. Readers’ discretion is advised.   Did you know that Adolf Hitler was alleged to have paranoid schizophrenia? Many Psychoanalysts pronounced that he had mental… Continue Reading →

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A Note to the Alive

As I take a stroll in the graveyard observing my funeral, I find a few crying and the other meticulously bored by the doings. Yet it feels so light, death actually took away the pain of my congenital disease. But… Continue Reading →

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Evolution of Animation

“Animation is not the art of drawings that move but the art of movements that are drawn” ~Norman Mclaren. Some things in life don’t change, like the craze we have for animation. Right from adoring our childhood shows to never… Continue Reading →

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Aiding Tibet

Disclaimer: The facts mentioned in this article may vary with the actual ones. “To conquer oneself is a greater victory than to conquer thousands in a battle.” – Dalai Lama The second world war reached its final stage in 1945,… Continue Reading →

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Patriarchy Persists

Shashi is an amiable, poised, beautiful middle-aged Indian homemaker, and a mother of two, to whom family is both the beginning and period of her world. She may not be very professional but works overtime to fulfill her passion for… Continue Reading →

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The Home Paradox

I When I was little, my home had one wall- my grandfather, my thatha. I thought that of all the people who ever breathed, and of all the stars in the sky, he was the oldest ever. My footsteps went… Continue Reading →

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Heists Gone Wrong

A team of misfits. An intricate plot. A treasure worth beyond compare. From Ocean’s Eleven to Money Heist, we’ve all fantasized about never having to work, about committing the perfect heist, where a bit of planning and guts delivers more… Continue Reading →

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We Are Anonymous!

Trigger Warning: The following reading contains information about racism, brutality, homophobia, and child sexual abuse. Readers’ discretion is advised.   During the Black Lives Matter protests, which began as a response to the unfair killing of George Floyd by a… Continue Reading →

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A Forever Home

The below article identifies as Horror. Reader Discretion is advised.   Tick Tock. Tick Tock.    As the clock struck three, darkness shadowed the light of the moon. Silence crawled through the halls within, and the only sound I would… Continue Reading →

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Ghats of Varanasi

On the Ghats of Varanasi The night is dark, but the roads are bright  With fire in hearts and lanterns in sight Reflections of hope, lay floating on the river  And the stars have arrived down to Earth On the… Continue Reading →

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The Bright Side Of A Conflict

Conflict is a normal part of our life. We all strive to be happy and avoid conflicts with others. Needless to say, a group of people can’t be expected to agree on everything. When conflicts arise between outsiders, we don’t… Continue Reading →

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What Makes A Survivor

Stories are written by the survivors. But what did they do to survive? How did they survive? And what stories do they have to offer? Now to understand a survivor we need to break them down first. See what they… Continue Reading →

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The Gift Of Adversity

Adversity, hardship, and sadness. All these words have a lot of stigmas attached to them. Understandably so. After all, the bitter moments of our lives are the last things we would ever want to relive. We tend to see sadness… Continue Reading →

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