Category Archives: nature

Fastest Evolution Ever Observed

An inter­na­tion­al team of researchers has doc­u­ment­ed a remark­able exam­ple of nat­ur­al selec­tion in a trop­i­cal but­ter­fly species that fought back — genet­i­cal­ly speak­ing — against a high­ly inva­sive, male-killing bac­te­ria. With­in 10 gen­er­a­tions that spanned less than a year, … Con­tin­ue read­ing

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Poetically Speaking, What is Poetry for me?

Again, some­thing I’d writ­ten long time back, in 1990, to be pre­cise. All crit­i­cisms wel­come! What do I write about? The moun­tains, lakes, skies; Or birds, flow­ers, and the like? Here I am, amongst my dai­ly trou­bles, Want­i­ng some peace … Con­tin­ue read­ing

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High Cost Locust Alert!

While India may be an attrac­tive low-cost out­sourc­ing des­ti­na­tion, it is also an attrac­tive des­ti­na­tion for locusts! The UN’s Food and Agri­cul­tur­al Orga­ni­za­tion has warned of a locust threat in India and Pak­istan: Recent heavy rain­fall in Pak­istan and west­ern … Con­tin­ue read­ing

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Updated navigation for travelogue

I was a novice blog­ger when I start­ed out post­ing my Spi­ti trav­el­ogue. Thanks to feed­back and com­ments, I’ve real­ized that it was very dif­fi­cult to actu­al­ly nav­i­gate through the trav­el­ogue. It even led to some folks think­ing that the … Con­tin­ue read­ing

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Yearning for Sense…

Once an issue becomes a main­stream news item in India, you can be sure every major reli­gious group, polit­i­cal par­ty, stu­dent orga­ni­za­tion, and celebri­ty will have an opin­ion on it. After the Shiv Sena, it’s now the All India Minori­ties … Con­tin­ue read­ing

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Solar Eclipse on Earth!

Here is what the Earth looks like dur­ing a solar eclipse. Amaz­ing pho­to, thanks to Ink Ram­bles for the link! You know what, I think all the ter­ror­ists, reli­gious fun­da­men­tal­ists, extrem­ists, and so on, should be made to sit inside a room and watch the Astron­o­my Pic­tures of … Con­tin­ue read­ing

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The Dewdrop & the Raindrop

Dew­drop says to rain­drop, It’s all nice for you You’re ful­ly grown when you drop I go through so much pain to grow! Rain­drop says yes, but The leaves and flow­ers reject me as I’m for­eign You stay with them much longer Since you’ve spent time grow­ing with them!

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