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?…

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…

God of Gravity

So… I had a strangely hilarious little exchange with someone over at Google+ (yes, I’m one of those rare animals that actually uses it!) and it made me chuckle aplenty and even made me think of something I’d not really considered before about “gravity”, the think we take so for granted. …or I could just…

Conservatism, Racism and Right-wing a result of Low IQ?!

This is an article I came across just now, can’t believe I’d not seen it before, but it definitely made for some interesting reading – especially since these days we seem to have a dramatically higher amount of friction in numerous countries between the right wing and the rest of the political spectrum. For the…

HoloDeck, Here We Come!

It’s not secret that I’m a fan of science fiction – but it’s the “why” that most non-fans don’t always understand about fan-atics for the genre like me. Well the truth has many facets including the flexibility and creativity it allows you over a tale set in a contemporary space, but the one that is…

Ants with christmas-y asses?

Mohamed Babu from India, captured these amazing pictures last year after his wife noticed that ants turned white when they drank milk. He dissolved sugar in food colouring solutions of red, green, blue and yellow and then placed them in his garden to attract ants. Some of them even moved between the different solutions, resulting…