Informational

The Story of Man’s Best Friend

I had been meaning to write about the domestication and evolution of dogs for a while now. As I was sitting on that thought, a splendid Quora question popped up: Why was dog the first animal to be domesticated? Naturally, I dropped my blog post idea and switched to...

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Harry Potter Etymology- Wizarding Schools

There are five known wizarding schools, four of whose names have been revealed. These are Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry in Scotland, Beauxbatons Academy of Magic in France, Durmstrang Institute in Scandinavia, Mahoutokoro in Japan, and a Brazilian wizarding school of an unknown name. Hogwarts was founded...

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Hurricanes

Hurricane Sandy has stirred up the pot. It’s yet to make landfall and I’m already in the eye of all jokes. However, it does feel really great to have all my friends groveling for mercy at my feet. Yes. And just because the hurricane is my namesake, I’ve been...

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Treat your dog like a dog, not a wolf.

Rant-and-advise alert on this impulsive, unstructured post about harsh training methods. Every dog needs to be trained. This is something extremely important to remember if you have a dog or are considering buying one. This stands for every type of dog out there. People love dogs, and dogs love people....

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Pictorial Representation of Next Generation Celebrities

Naming one’s kid is often one of the major decisions a parent could take. Throw in two parents, and the number of practical options for names and vetos increase quite exponentially. But sometimes, you meet someone and end up wondering all day how their parents decided on naming them...

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Misconception popping

Misconceptions are rampant everywhere, and people are usually aware of quite a few. Mythbusters played a major role in making many people feel secretly stupid. Some people go one step beyond and debunk the busted fact as another version of the myth. Some myths, however, are widespread and popular....

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