The Banksy Effect

The spotlights focus. The curtain draws. The gavel strikes for the third time. And sold.

On 5th October 2018, right after the closing bid, UK’s favourite artwork (according to a Samsung poll in 2017), ‘Girl with Balloon’, began to self-destruct. However, it stopped midway, giving us probably the most Continue Reading

The Backfire Effect

 

Remember the day when you were pushed into the world? The day when you were made a part of the billions of humans of the world? Well, you do not remember that particular day but having come a long way from then, you probably have interacted with a countless … Continue Reading

KitKat Robbery? Say What?

Among the many safety precautions that come along with the act of buying a new car, the most obvious one is never to leave it unlocked. Nineteen-year-old Kansas University student Hunter Jobbins was in for a rude awakening when his oversight resulted in a costly personal loss – the KitKat … Continue Reading

Rogue Goat? Say What?

In January 2009, two racketeers armed with machetes were trying to rob a car in Nigeria. They were noticed by police officers who were on patrol at the time. The hooligans successfully escaped like thirty per cent of all suspects do, but what is surprising is that one of them … Continue Reading

Manipal Kannada

The first of November, a holiday Manipal seldom understands. Is it for getting out of the Halloween hangover? Why is it a dry day man? Such a buzzkill! It’s Kannad Rajyotsav – the day Karnatak got independence?

Well, let’s try to declutter some of these confusions today. Three score and … Continue Reading

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