Cure Your Whatsapp Addiction

Whatsapp is one of the excellent retarding agents we all can’t live without (probably). I have seen my productive time decrease drastically due to Whatsapp. No, I was not a Whatsapp addict; I just kept receiving Whatsapp notifications all though the day, or whenever I turned on my smartphone’s mobile data. As I was thinking of ways to deal with this problem, I struck upon these two efficient steps which you can try out:  Continue reading “Cure Your Whatsapp Addiction”

Are You Being Too Social?

Being social is good, but being too social is definitely harmful if you do not know how to maintain your checks and balances. Let me explain it like this:

Look at yourself. Are you too social? If yes, then you have a lot of friends you care about. You share your joys and sorrows with them. You won’t be lonely when you are sad, as having so many friends, there will always be a bunch of friends who’ll Continue reading “Are You Being Too Social?”

10 MUST KNOWs About India’s Mars Orbiter Mission

“…ISRO’s general philosophy is cost effectiveness. The Russians look for robustness and the Americans go after optimization. Our aim at ISRO was how do we get to Mars on a budget.”  -Kopillil Radhakrishnan, Chairman of ISRO

   Today, the 24th day of September 2014, India joined the elite group of countries which have their satellites orbiting the Red Planet. This feat was made successful by India’s Mars Orbiter Mission (MOM), informally known as Mangalyaan (Sanskrit; Mangal-Mars, Yaan-craft). Here are a few facts you must know about India, Mars and The Mangalyaan: Continue reading “10 MUST KNOWs About India’s Mars Orbiter Mission”

Losing Your Contacts: A BIG DEAL

  Gone are those days when people used to remember the telephone numbers of their dear ones. In this age of tablets and smartphones, you just collect a number, save it to your device and forget about it. And if you are a bit geeky, you might sync the contacts of your device to your google account or any such platform. But what if your device crashes and you lose all your important contacts? And to add to your horror, you do not get back your contacts even in google as you Continue reading “Losing Your Contacts: A BIG DEAL”

Why Do I Blog?

I have started blogging earlier this year. And ever since I have started blogging, I have been getting a lot of questions like “What is blogging?”, “Why do you blog?”, “What does one get by blogging?” and so on. So, I have decided to write this post regarding blogging, why one blogs and what blogging means to me.

According to some websites, blogging is an interactive form of publishing content on the internet. It can be developed into a hobby (like I have done) or it can be just a casual or occasional delight. Let me begin with a few simple and basic questions before I get to the central part of this post.

What is a blog?

Wikipedia says, A blog is a discussion or informational site published on the World Wide Web and  consisting of discrete entries (“posts”) typically displayed in reverse chronological order (the most recent post appears first)”. Yes, that’s what a blog is. It is a platform where one gets to express his or her ideas publicly on the internet. A blog may be a site where one publishes writings like articles, poems, short stories etc. or it can be a site where one publishes their photographs, cooking recipes, lifestyle methods and so on.

Continue reading “Why Do I Blog?”