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Making Sense Of Cryptocurrency

On 24th March 2020 at 8 PM, TV screens across India flickered in unison as the Indian government announced a 21-day nationwide lockdown as a preventive measure for the COVID-19 pandemic. This announcement caused a complete meltdown of economies worldwide…. Continue Reading →

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Pandora’s Box

      If you are given a box, and you do not know what it contains, will you open it? If someone tells you that it is empty and asks you not to open it, will you still do… Continue Reading →

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Price Tag on Paradise

Imagine a clean world. It does not have war, poverty, or hunger. Fancy a universe out there, that lives in binary- yin or yang, good or bad, black or white. There is no gray area, no room for error or… Continue Reading →

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Airplane Mode

 Ping! Sound familiar?  That’s the sound I woke up to every day, ever since I got my first mobile phone at thirteen. Of course, technology has come a long way. But at least I did not have to ask a… Continue Reading →

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A Love Letter To Cinema

“And medicine, law, business, engineering, these are noble pursuits and necessary to sustain life. But poetry, beauty, romance, love: these are what we stay alive for” – Dead Poets Society (1989) When I first watched Dead Poets Society close to… Continue Reading →

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Immortal Sculptors

Zestful cross-rhythms of symphonious bells. Undamped reverberations of vedic hymns. Unmistakable aromas of holy incenses. Unfathomable chants of pious devotees. These are the first images that usually occupied my mind when I heard the word ‘temple’! I’m not much of… Continue Reading →

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How K-Pop put South Korea on the map?

What pops into your head when I say “Bangtan”, “Idol” or “Bias”? Gibberish? Well, it certainly isn’t. If you like, most others were influenced by Hallyu -The Korean Wave and are a K-Pop fanatic, these are the words you would… Continue Reading →

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The kid who transformed basketball

Basketball is special. The lack of protective gear and condensed size of the playing court allows fans to have the most intimate experience of a team sport that exists. Thanks to the distinct play styles, basketball allows players to develop… Continue Reading →

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Privacy in today’s connected world

Did you know that only one in three Indians would object to their privacy being breached? This is according to a 2014 survey conducted by Pew Research Centre. It is apparent that a lot of Indians wouldn’t mind trading their… Continue Reading →

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A Scientist’s Pursuit

The scene before his eyes frightened Charles Lyell. He couldn’t tell if he was looking at the same man who ignored his seasickness and spent half a decade sailing the oceans, just for the sake of research. He had trouble… Continue Reading →

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Finished under(graduate) studies

The new normal was finally here and so was the necessity of having to sit in a room full of people, people you have to compete with just so you can make sense of life. I kept fidgeting with my… Continue Reading →

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MSN- The Greatest Trio in History

I remember the night I stayed up till 3 AM to watch the 2nd leg of Barcelona Vs PSG knowing fully well that Barça had conceded four goals and couldn’t score a single goal in the first leg of the… Continue Reading →

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Why Are Adult Cartoons A Thing?

“Sick, twisted and politically incorrect” is a fair enough description for the long-running T.V. show The Family Guy. Peter Griffin, the father, is disastrously ignorant of everything he does. Lois, his stay-at-home wife oversees their three children. Meg, the eldest… Continue Reading →

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Why ‘Chick Flicks’ Don’t Deserve The Hate

Chick Flick  Noun / Derogatory • Informal Chick flick is a slang term, sometimes used pejoratively, for the film genre catered specifically to women’s interests, and is marketed towards women demographics. They generally tend to appeal more to a younger… Continue Reading →

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Bridgerton Review: period dramas’ new it-thing

“Dear reader, if there is a scandal, I shall uncover it.” Welcome to Regency London, where debutantes attend balls every second day, a mysterious gossip column wreaks havoc across London, and Ambitious Mamas shove their children down the aisle with… Continue Reading →

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Lupin – A Review

Thriller. Heists. Mystery. The three genres of cinema that never fail to grab our attention. It’s quite common that we end up watching movies or series of these categories even if they are in languages unfamiliar to us. Such is… Continue Reading →

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The White Tiger – A Review

‘The White Tiger’ is a freakish story about a man with an unfortunate past and a future enjoying fortunes. This story that Ramin Bahrani, the Iranian-American director, adapted from the 2008 Booker Prize-winning best-selling debut novel by Aravind Adiga, the… Continue Reading →

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Magic Mushrooms

Trigger Warning: The following article contains elements of anxiety and depression. Readers’ discretion is advised.   He covers his eyes with a sleep mask, lies on the bed, lights go out, and some calming music comes on. And soon, it… Continue Reading →

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So Much Better Than That

Feb 4th, 2028 “A creative professional? What are you, nuts?” Pa says. Okay, they don’t know I’m here. “What he wants to become is HIS choice, Madhav,” Ma interjects. “What is wrong with you, Rani?” Pa says, frustrated. “Look at… Continue Reading →

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