My Expressions

Now you know what I did last Christmas

Whenever I go through the internship stories shared by my acclaimed contemporaries from all across the country; I find tales of toil, wonder, learning and even love. They seem to have interned in organizations as diverse as Starbucks and Facebook, and in universities from all over the globe, some of …

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The Magician of Malgudi
Bibliophile

The Magician of Malgudi

The colonial invasion of India and the subsequent subjugation of the locals is talked and written about everywhere. But while on one hand, the onset of the English on Indian shores may have spelt doom for the Indians who had to live as a second citizen in their own country, …

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Interesting Things to Do On Your Trip to Amsterdam
Travel Hotspots

Interesting Things to Do On Your Trip to Amsterdam

Amsterdam aka “Mokum”, has gained a lot of fame, or rather notoriety, for being the paradise of drugs and sex. But there are a lot many other reasons why you should head to this spectacular city of the Netherlands. You will be spoilt for choice as how to spend your …

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Reel to Real Technological Depictions in Movies that aren't Fiction any more
Tech Talk

Reel to Real: Technological Depictions in Movies that aren’t Fiction any more

Hollywood has always been the harbinger of new ideas and innovations that may seem too surreal when the movie releases, but do actually turn into reality in a couple of decades or even less. Although very often, movies go overboard with their depictions what with all the movies that have …

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Social issues of the 21st century
Good Samaritans

Social issues of the 21st century

The world is anything but a perfect place and the issues confronting the society of present times have seen an exorbitant rise with the passage of time. While to list them all would require a compendium of mammoth proportions, at least a few of them can be discussed here. The …

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Sports, Scandals and the New Millennium
Sportitude

Sports, Scandals and the New Millennium

Sports have always been extolled as the harbinger of peace and brotherhood. Sportsmen have risen up from being mere mortals to cherubs who rule over the stadia all over the world. They seem to be invincible as they dribble their way to stardom on the field or knock out their …

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Shattered Dreams: Startups that Failed
Start-ups & Entrepreneurship

Shattered Dreams: Startups that Failed

We are always bombarded with news stories of entrepreneurs starting from scratch and gradually rising up to become goliaths. But in spite of all the brouhaha surrounding startups, the fact still remains that for every Facebook there is a Friendster, and for every iTunes there is a Ritmoteca: startups that …

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Most Stressful Jobs on the Planet
Career Speak

Most Stressful Jobs on the Planet

Work related stress is soaring amongst employees all over the world and Stress Management Interventions has become an overused term.  It’s true that no matter what job you are engaged in, it will definitely involve some amount of stress, but it’s also true that some jobs are particularly more stressful than the …

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Savage Garden: A Class Apart
Muzik

Savage Garden: A Class Apart

There are many legendary music duos like Simon & Garfunkel and The Carpenters who have given us some of the most beautiful pieces of music ever written. But their numbers have been far less compared to the solo artists and boy bands, especially in recent times. So if you too …

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Comedy movies to watch before you die
Bioscope

Comedy movies to watch before you die

In the dark and grisly world of today, who doesn’t want to enjoy a couple of laughs in the evenings? And considering that the attention span of people seems to be exponentially decreasing with the passage of time, watching comedies seems to be a far practical option than reading them. …

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