A tanka poem reflecting on the ironies,vagaries and the mundane creatures in life whom we so conveniently ignore in our quest for supremacy.
Did aliens visit India 10,000 years ago? Archaeologists in India were amazed when they discovered beautiful cave art in the Chhattisgarh state of India dating more than 10,000 years old. And some of these rock arts also show alien-like figures wearing suits very similar to modern spacesuits.
Any idea to be developed into a great story requires a structured approach to it. Ideas are just the beginning. They need to be knitted and presented in the right order to create a meaningful story. And this article talks about some methods, that can be used for executing those ideas into a story.
The sacred 10 Commandments reinterpreted in Haiku form as per modern times
Recently I turned forty years old. And here is how I celebrated my fortieth birthday. This haiku poem reflects my journey and the success after reaching the destination.
The Amazon warrior women actually existed and were as formidable as male warriors and also loved just like men. These women were not only brave and resourceful but were also beautiful in their own right. And above all, they lived in a society that was far more equal than their contemporaries.
Tanka is a Japanese poetry form that originated in Japan more than 2000 years ago.Unlike its famous counterpart, Haiku,Tanka poems not only hinge on nature but also add in human emotions like gratitude,fear or even disgust.Most tankas are introspectional and leave with a lot to ponder once finished.
Few people even know that there was a cook who had saved the life of Mahatma Gandhi in 1917 and had paid a heavy price for it in the form of brutal punishments by the British. A resident of Motihari district in Bihar, Batak Mian saved the legendary leader from being poisoned in 1917.
Some Haiku poetry based on the 7 deadly sins as mentioned in Christian teachings.The sins are pride, greed, lust, envy, gluttony, wrath, and sloth.
Obnoxious comments are monstrous. The more you feed, the bigger they grow.This article talks about some simple ways to deal with obnoxious comments without affecting your creativity or peace of mind.
It is a five-foot worm armed with spikes, venom, and electric shocks, lurking underneath the sands of the desolate Gobi Desert. And it can kill a camel or a human with just two spits of its highly venomous poison. The Mongolian death worm is one of the biggest mysteries of cryptozoology to date.
The Bhangarh Fort in the Rajasthan State of India is officially recognized as the most haunted place in India.The locals believe that whoever has entered the fort in the dark has never been found again and this fear was the very reason that the entire fort city was abandoned ,
The chilling story of the killer sisters Seema Gavit and Renuka Shinde who kidnapped and murdered babies.
The one magic mantra to make any relationship last a lifetime is kindness. Nothing can ever break a relationship based on kindness. This article talks about simple ways in which you can instill kindness in your relationship and make it long-lasting.
The key to be successful at anything (including writing) is to be an underdog. Yes, despite the negativity associated with the word ‘underdog’, there is something special about being an underdog.
A poison damsel was an exquisitely beautiful woman whose system was charged with poison to such an extent that intercourse with her was believed to cause death. These poison girls were reportedly used as assassins, often against powerful enemies by the kings of the Mauryan Empire (321–185 BCE).
The mysterious Son Bhandar caves in Rajgir, India, are believed to hold the priceless treasure of King Bimbisara, the Magadha emperor who ruled ancient India, between 542 and 492 BC.
Hundreds of skeletons are scattered around the Roopkund lake high in the Himalayas and nobody knows for certain how they got there. The victims were also healthy and no weapons or combat signs at the site prove that Roopkund was not a war site. Then how did more than 800 people die there?
The Kamakhya Devi in the Indian state of Assam is the only temple in the world that celebrates menstruation as a symbol of a woman’s power to give birth. This unique temple celebrates this ‘Shakti’ or power found within every woman to continue to the cycle of humankind.
A mysterious room was discovered in the National Library of India in Kolkata that no one knew about and no one could enter. What was its purpose? Could it be a torture room replete with torture devices and skeletons? Could it be the room where Warren Hastings’s mysterious black bureau was kept?
Ross Island, a remote island located in the Andaman archipelago in India has a terrifying history of colonial horror and oppression.The infamous island served as a penal colony for Indian dissidents who tried to revolt against the British colonial rule in India.
A mysterious substance is removed from the wooden deities of Sri Jagannath temple every once in 14 years, for the past 1000 years. And nobody till now knows what it is. And the most mysterious fact is that, if anybody sees it, they will die immediately.
The key to creating a daily writing habit is consistently committing to the fundamentals over and over again. And once you manage to make the consistency and thereby the progress 'visible, it would forever motivate you to write every day without fail, come what may.
A man’s ability to kiss determines if he gets to the next step of love or it ends at the kiss itself.
Good writing is all about adopting smarter strategies that engage the reader better.
A good technical article has to be non-technical, useful, and simple in that order.
How to bring back the heat and get what you want in bed.
And the first step is to identify that you are being criticized.
A tribute to all those programmers who kept the information technology systems up and running during the COVID outbreak so that we could stay safely inside.
And you don’t need to consult any relationship guru to do it every single day.
Ikigai was all about acknowledging the journey you are on and making it your purpose.
Just being a good programmer might not be enough to pass programming interviews.
The art of writing is all about getting ideas and going after them. This article tells about 5 scientifically proven techniques of getting ideas to write and think about.
The story of a fearless surrogate mother who fought for her child against a powerful well-connected celebrity and won the battle against all odds.
Pain makes you stronger, fear makes you braver, and heartbreak makes you wiser
The Kubler-Ross model was proposed by Swiss-American psychiatrist, Elisabeth Kübler-Ross, in her 1969 book called Death and Dying.This model can be extended in any field including programming to conquer problems, learn from them, unlearn certain things and again relearn again.
There is a lot, programmers can learn from data scientists.
Two dead wives and one mysterious crossword that took over 75 years to crack.
The mission was code-named ‘Operation Tracer’ in which six men volunteered to be buried alive in a chamber measuring 45 x 16 x 8 feet in the Rock of Gibraltar so that they could continue to monitor enemy movements.