Annie Paul

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The Death of Coolie No 1

“<i>Mere Paas Maa Hai</i>” is the famous riposte the younger brother gives to his elder brother’s boasting about his ill- gotten gains (<i>Deewaar,</i> directed by …

Facebook Announces Facebook Media - A Resource For Media Organizations & Public Figures

Facebook today rolled out Facebook Media, a new resource to help media organizations and public figures with their Facebook efforts. Facebook Media …

Social Media

How Does India’s $33 Smartphone Stack Up Against the iPhone 6?

By<p>Eric Bellman<p>Eric Bellman<p>The Wall Street Journal<p>Biography<p>@EricBellmanWSJ<p>Eric.Bellman@wsj.com<p>As Apple Inc. tries to convince rich consumers to dish out more dollars for the new iPhone 6, Indian tech companies are slashing prices to target hundreds of millions of first-time smartphone buyers.<p>So far, …

“The tablet magazine has been flawed from the start”

Magazine publishers have a tablet problem. According to one designer, they always have. Four years after Apple introduced the iPad, tablet apps are …

The Household Item That Will Make You Prettier

This simple upgrade will help perfect your beauty routine with just the flip of a switch<p>In the case of your morning makeup routine, the most important beauty booster isn't actually your makeup—it's your light bulb. Every cosmetic product advertises benefits that range from a sun-kissed bronze glow …

The Best Illustrations from 150 Years of Alice in Wonderland

On July 4, 1862, English mathematician and logician Charles Dodgson boarded a small boat with a few friends. Among them was a little girl named Alice Liddell. To entertain her and her sisters as they floated down the river between Oxford and Godstow, Dodgson fancied a whimsical story, which he’d …

Pastors push enumeration as hedge against buggery repeal

<b>Edmond Campbell, Senior Staff Reporter</b><p><b>WHILE THE Opposition Jamaica Labour Party remains unmoved from its position that a referendum should determine</b> …

WTF? Russia bans swearing in the arts

From today, 1 July 2014, the words khuy (cock), pizda (cunt), yebat (to fuck) and blyad (whore) — a smutty quartet known as mat — will be banned from use in the arts in Russia. Violators of the law face fines of between $70 and $1,400 depending on whether they’re an individual, an official or an …

World Cup 2014: fans get bitten by the Luis Suárez bug – in pictures Full gallery here: http://gu.com/p/3qeec/fb #worldcup Guardian football

Does Blaine really hear the children's cry?

<b>By Jaevion Nelson</b><p><b>Many children in Jamaica are bombarded with a plethora of social ills, including abandonment and neglect, abuse, violence, poverty</b> …

Homosexuality: the beast within (again)

Four days shy of a year ago, we published the following editorial, excerpts of which, we strongly believe, are necessary to repeat today: Then the …

Dave Rodney

This story is true. 43 years ago this week, Jamaica was blessed with a miracle when a 14 year old Trelawny boy lost at sea for over two weeks showed …

Riverhead Books

CIA Software Spots Francis Bacon in Drag in 1945 Snapshot

People<p>,<p>A photograph by John Deakin seemingly showing a disgruntled middle-aged woman in the 1930s is actually of artist Francis Bacon, dressed in …

No safe use: The Canadian asbestos epidemic that Ottawa is ignoring

Part 1<p>The invisible<br>epidemic<p>For John Nolan, the first warning signs came mid-November of last year while he was leading a tour in the Peruvian Andes.<p>Mr. Nolan, 67, who lives in Fort Erie in southwestern Ontario, was guiding a group through the mountains near the storied Incan city of Cuzco.<p>He had …

Musharraf A. Farooqi on Twitter: "Loving bipeds is really loving yourself. #FakeUrduProverbs http://t.co/WWWyACJNtz"

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Annie Paul

The London Jungle Book: What an Indian Tribal Artist Can Teach Us About Rediscovering Our Capacity for Everyday Wonder

Something happened to us between Shackleton’s day in the Golden Age of Exploration and today — something that transformed us from wide-eyed wanderers who came to know distant lands with a sense of wonder and awe into the habitually crabby, short-tempered, entitled travelers we are today. We tap our …

Lights, Camera, Conversation… “Kerala days”

<i>Is the Malayalam film industry making the best mainstream cinema today?</i><p>Once upon a time, I used to watch cinema from all over India – every Sunday …

Teju Cole: 'Two drafts of a tweet? Insufferable. But when I tweet I'm still a writer'

Teju Cole likes to keep his writing porous, allowing in influences and impressions with a kind of deceptive blankness that the reader is invited to make sense of. In <i>Every Day Is for the Thief</i>, his unnamed hero, browsing in a bookshop in Lagos, sees copies of novels by Penelope Fitzgerald and Philip …

Mandatory

Jamaica: The Colours of the FIFA World Cup · Global Voices

Active Voice posts a compilation of tweets about the FIFA World Cup in which “race, religion, colour, ethnicity, nationality, all came in for …

Sex education 101

<b>By Michael Abrahams</b><p><b><br>The present furore regarding the sex education course in some children's homes<br>has opened up a debate about sex education for our</b> …

On Okwui Enwezor and the Politics of Exclusion

The Ghanaian artist Rikki Wemega-Kwawu has an essay out on the politics of African Arts representation, titled <i>The Politics of Exclusion: The Undue</i> …

Falling like ninepins

The Dina Nath Batra episodes show that self-censorship is an issue that publishers, writers and readers need to address seriously and …