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The Korean Wave and K-pop and its impact on the world in 2018

Kpop-many in India might have heard this one at least once…. We don’t know much about what happens in that part of the world but it is imperative now that it has taken the world by storm in 2018.Today many K-Pop groups are being mentioned in western news tabloids and are gaining popularity around the world, it seems like more and more people are getting into Korean music! This is a major incre

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OTAKU : The word where the unknown world resides.

Aditya Patil, 16 Jan 2019

Otaku is usually translated in English as “nerd” or “geek”. Wikipedia, that font of all knowledge, defines otaku as those “with obsessive interests, commonly the anime and manga fandom.” But is that all or do we need to dig deeper into the word??To understand the world of otaku, you have...

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Want to do a Bird Box challenge. Netflix says NO!

Alice Brooke, 05 Jan 2019

Netflix, where we normally watch our favorite shows has been in a controversy because of its new movie, Bird Box. People have been absolutely obsessed with one of the latest thriller films to hit Netflix. People are actually imitating the movie in real life and Netflix has sent out a warning regardi...

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6 Facts about Hinduism you might not be aware of...

Gaurav Metha, 06 Jan 2019

Hinduism is the third largest religion in the world. Although it is mostly confined to Indian subcontinent it has survived years of foreign invasions. Now onto the facts- 1.Blasphemy? What is that?This is what makes Hinduism most tolerant or at least one of the most tolerant religions. This has to d...

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Vegetarianism in India

Vidhi Pandya, 10 Jan 2019

Indians were being a ‘Veggie’ even before it was cool!! India seems to be the only country where one can find most of the vegetarians around the world. Of course, India also has a large population of non-vegetarians but India still remains the only country with most vegetarians around the world....

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The Korean Wave and K-pop and its impact on the world in 2018

Aniket Kulkarni, 08 Jan 2019

Kpop-many in India might have heard this one at least once…. We don’t know much about what happens in that part of the world but it is imperative now that it has taken the world by storm in 2018.Today many K-Pop groups are being mentioned in western news tabloids and are gaining popularity aroun...

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In Defence of the Fan-fic

Palak Singhal, 17 Dec 2018

Throughout my childhood and adolescence, I possessed an incredibly vivid imagination. I let it run wild, carrying me away from my insecurity and general angst on the notes of the raging music that ran parallel to my generic “emo” mind set. My daydreaming was an escape that I utilized for hour...

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How to Make the Power of Your Subconscious Mind Work for You

Rakhi Shah, 16 Jan 2019

Our rational, conscious mind is a wonderful thing. But sometimes when we are looking for a solution, it can be a limited resource. I’m always looking for ways to work smarter, not harder. What if I could come up with answers in my sleep? I discovered that it’s possible to do just that. To ...

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Surveying Strangers About Tattoos

Roshni Mehta, 14 Jan 2019

A scientific answer to “What your tattoo says about you” I’ve always wanted to be the type of person who has a tattoo. That person rides a Harley, plays drums in a band, and leads a more badass life than the one I have now. However, I’ve always been too afraid to get a tattoo. I have a h...

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