Bhupinder Singh

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The Week in Review: The Immortal Legacy of Gabriel García Márquez

Inside Flipboard / April 25, 2014<p>Last Thursday, the Colombian author and journalist Gabriel García Márquez died in Mexico City at the age of 87. But …

The Book of Lamentations by Rosario Castellanos

<b>The Book of Lamentations</b>Translated by Esther Allen, Marsilio Publishing 1996 pages 400Exactly twenty years ago, the world became aware of the …

Space: How cold does it get when we leave Earth?

This isn’t an idle question, if you’re thinking of sending spacecraft and people up there. Or if you want to test fundamental theories in quantum physics.<p>How cold is it in space? That question is sure to prompt the geeks among us to pipe up with “2.7K”. For 2.7 Kelvin, or 2.7 degrees above absolute …

Theoretical physics: The origins of space and time

Many researchers believe that physics will not be complete until it can explain not just the behaviour of space and time, but where these entities …

The Cultural History and Adaptive Function of Boredom

Boredom has never enjoyed an admirable reputation, and in the age of the internet’s incessant on-demand stimulation, it seems at once anachronistic and antithetical — a particularly pathetic condition to profess, a personal failure of sorts. But in <b>Boredom: A Lively History</b> (<i>public library</i>), …

Great Britain under the Spreading Fangs of Caste

, by<p>Part-I<p>Caste in New Home<p>In the voyage of caste to the Western hemi-sphere, the first port of call was Britain. The Hindus take pride that they did …

Watch Alain Badiou Explain Money

Last week, The Guardian and Verso’s “Radical Thinker” series helped elucidate the work of important critical theorists in short 3-4 minute videos. In …

Guides & Training

From the EFF<p>Modern technology has given those in power new abilities to eavesdrop and collect data on innocent people. Surveillance Self-Defense is …

Spearphishing

The poetry of absence: remembering Mahmoud Darwish five years on

Exiled. Stateless. Displaced. Dispossessed. Uprooted. Refugee.<p>Each word shatters the myth of human progress and our essential humanity. Mahmoud …

Literature

George Orwell’s Letter On Why He Wrote ‘1984’

In 1944, three years before writing and five years before publishing 1984, George Orwell penned a letter detailing the thesis of his great novel. The …

Why eating a bigger breakfast may help you lose weight

Most of us know that losing weight is a matter of calories in versus calories out. To shed excess pounds, the equation is simple: Eat less and move more. But according to a new study in the journal Obesity, there's more to weight loss than total calories: when you eat your calories matters, too.<p>It …

Woody Allen: What I've Learned

Writer and Director, 77, New York City<p><i>Allen was photographed on June 3 at his office in Manhattan. His forty-eight picture as a director,</i> Blue Jasmine<i>, is now in theaters. Interviewed June 4, 2013</i><p><b>My two teenage girls</b> think of me as ancient. But I'm up before them and wake them to go to school.<p><b>What</b> …