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Feb
12
The Astronomical Significance of Makar Sankranti

The Astronomical Significance of Makar Sankranti

Makar Sankranti is celebrated on January 14th, and is one of the few festivals on the Hindu lunar calendar that are based on the Sun's position.
4 min read
Jun
01
The Vedas Should Be Understood, Not Just Read

The Vedas Should Be Understood, Not Just Read

The Vedas are the most ancient texts in the world, and yet the most misunderstood. Let's take a deeper look at the wisdom hidden in the bedrock of Indian civilization.
6 min read
Jan
11
Facebook's Shameless Takeover of WhatsApp

Facebook's Shameless Takeover of WhatsApp

WhatsApp users are now Facebook users — and its latest privacy policy updates only reiterate that fact. It's time for a better alternative.
5 min read
Dec
20
Facebook's Shameless Attack on Apple

Facebook's Shameless Attack on Apple

Facebook's attack on Apple's new privacy controls further expose how much data the social network collects, and only makes a stronger case for why Facebook is wrong and Apple is right.
3 min read
May
31
Redesigning Spaceflight

Redesigning Spaceflight

A new age of space travel has begun with the successful launch of SpaceX's crewed Dragon spacecraft and Falcon 9 rocket, giving us a vision of humanity at its best.
5 min read
May
09
Building After the Pandemic

Building After the Pandemic

The past few months have been quite an adventure for our civilization. Marc Andreessen rightly says we must build. Where should we start to build, and what are the obstacles preventing us from progressing?
7 min read
Jan
11
The Speed of a Language

The Speed of a Language

If you have ever listened to different languages, you must have noticed that some sound faster than others. Is that just how they sound, or do faster languages also convey information faster?
2 min read
Dec
11
Who Wants To Be A Billionaire

Who Wants To Be A Billionaire

When we focus on better things, we can make a real difference. When we focus on success over popularity, we can all be truly successful.
2 min read
Sep
18
The Most Important Number

The Most Important Number

You have a truly important piece of personal information that is extremely vulnerable, and you probably don’t know about it.
4 min read
May
10
Education Loading

Education Loading

Imagine learning to drive without a car. Now imagine practicing piano without a piano. How about cooking without a stove? This is precisely what many students have to do, every single day.
4 min read