Clear Waters

H2O. It’s the magic formula, in which, two atoms of Hydrogen and one atom of Oxygen, bind together, to form a molecule of water. This week’s challenge takes me back to our college Chemistry lab, when we conducted experiments with acids, alkalies, and water. Honestly, I never really liked chemistry. Veering strongly towards Physics, I thought…

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The Game of Numbers

For a mathematician, a number can be whole, an integer, rational, irrational, real, or imaginary. I may have missed a few others. For the rest of us, living in the physical world, numbers can only be good or bad. We’re always in search of the right number. It’s pretty simple. Say for example, you’ve got…

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Yin and Yang

“It is impossible to escape the impression that people commonly use false standards of measurement — that they seek power, success and wealth for themselves and admire them in others, and that they underestimate what is of true value in life.”           Sigmund Freud I don’t have any idols. Soon enough — they will let…

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Love & Other Highs

Our brain is a complex amalgamation of neural networks, neurochemicals, and grey matter. Despite remarkable progress being made in the area of neurosciences, there are very few aspects of the brain that have been understood. And the most perplexing – is the one – that affects 4 out of 5 people on the planet. What…

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WPC: Vibrant

As an introvert, I don’t think you get many chances of starting a conversation. If you’ve missed one, in all probability, you’d spend the rest of  your time staring blankly. I’ve found it easier to observe people – than talk to them. Being silent, for most of the time, can give you a rare insight into the…

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