2016 – A Pretty Good Year?

That header, the title above, seems strange to type out and read – saying it and hearing myself say it is even stranger. At this point I have to admit even I’m not sure if I’m being sarcastic or not. But was it really that terrible a year? As horrible as we’re all imagining it?…

The power of a picture to open minds.

I received this video clip on my phone and in a rare instance, really wanted to share it (originally from Huffpost somewhere/when). A photographer named Platon talks about how a photograph he took without even realising some details about what he was shooting turned out to be not just uniquely powerful, but also showed how…

A Beautiful Idea: Why Explore Space?

It’s good to be home! After a week sweltering in China for work and turning into a human puddle in 80% humidity, it’s nice to be back in Delhi… where I can swelter and turn into a puddle in 70% humidity…  Anyway, my heat-woes aside, I’m kicked to be sharing this with you folks something…

How Dudeism and Enlightenment are the New Dudeism and Enlightenment

For those of you Dudes out there who don’t know this already, I’m a laid-back, non-theist Dude who just likes to live and let live. Recently I read this article by fellow dude Troy Lambert over HERE and I loved it so thought I’d share it here with all you gentle-dudes out there during this,…

Thoughts on Devyani Khobragade’s op-ed on Indrani Mukherjea and Feminism

A friend sent me the following article by the previously infamous Devyani Khobragade, she who is/was the India Foreign Service officer accused of unfairness, slavery and such and was poorly treated when she was arrested and held by the American authorities. In this article, she ponders on the unfair treatment of the current leading lady…

Rave of the Butterflies!

While today is indeed just another Monday, nothing special about it, I just felt like being more motivated (than usual) which for me is a tricky term given that I go through peaks and valleys of how much I work and so “usual” is hard to define. BUT, my gibberish aside, basically I’ve been doing…