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Do Our Grades Define Us?

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From SSC/HSC to O and A Levels to university admission tests - as results come out, the questions many people ask are “Are these grades a measure of my intelligence?” and “What do I do with these results?” They’re a factor when we’re being considered for new institutions, they’re what our relatives use to define how smart we are, and they’re taken as a me[...]

Planet that Bends Space and Time

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For the first time in history, scientists have discovered a planet with two Suns, using a never-before-used technique. Gravitational microlensing occurs when planets are so massive that they bend time and space around it. Using this phenomenon, a rare undiscovered planet has fallen into our line of vision. The planet in question is OGLE-2007-BLG-349Lc, i[...]

The School of Life: An Introduction to Philosophy

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Philosopy, as a subject, can be difficult to get into. It has been around for thousands of years and has numerous schools of thought and innumerable doctrines. For someone looking to get started with Philosophy, it is difficult to understand where they should start. Thankfully, The School of Life is a YouTube channel that has an answer. The School of Life[...]

3-Step Guide to Spotting Fake News and the Tricky Art of Not Sharing Them

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The internet is truly a wonderful place – a utopic abode where cold facts and colorful imagination live in near-perfect harmony. Here you are free to create nyancats even though you might have noticed that cats do not, in reality, expel rainbows out of their bottoms. You wouldn’t find yourself in prison for digging up a famous person's picture and add[...]

People Aged 0-100 Talk About Life’s Important Questions

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What is your purpose in life? How do you mend a broken heart? What does home mean to you? Pretty loaded questions, eh? Do you feel like you could’ve answered these questions when life was simpler and younger? Or when you’re older and have seen more of the world? SoulPancake, a Youtube channel that makes the most amazing videos about all [...]

Making Diamonds from Dust

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Everyone knows that China is one of the most polluted countries in the world; such is the price of development, as many may say. But this superpower nation has found a way to counter its great air pollution. The solution is to turn its smog into diamonds. This isn’t a joke. The Chinese have discovered a method that can actually convert toxic smoke in [...]

Roald Dahl's Gobblefunk Dictionary

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Among the most visually delicious animated movies this year was the BFG, which took us all back to our old Roald Dahl binge-reading days – sleepless nights spent lost in Dahl’s enchanting worlds of dreams and giant peaches and chocolate factories. Roald Dahl’s storytelling however, is considered iconic, not only for the stories themselves, but for his[...]

4 Underrated Novels That Give You Unique Insights into South Asian Culture

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Masala and tea. Gaudy weddings, loud politicians, psychedelic rickshaws and cricket. What defines South Asian culture? Or more fundamentally, what is South Asia? Seeing as the entire region floats smugly above the equator, something must have really gone south for it to earn that name. Here are four underrated novels that can help you uncover facets of this [...]

The Giants We Don't See

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When Einstein developed his relativity theory, he saw his equations also contained something very strange. It would be able to stop time, possess infinite gravity, and possibly destroy space itself. He refused to believe it could exist in reality, there had to be some mechanism to prevent it from occurring. But there is not. Reality is stranger than fiction[...]