Romanticism of Mental Illnesses in the Media

People’s perception of mental illnesses has proved to be a wide-ranging spectrum. While some people claim that mental illnesses do not exist, others possess the knowledge about them. However, today, more people are accepting of mental illnesses. While in earlier times, the presence of mental health problems would be greeted by denial and hesitation, it... Continue Reading →

Falling Feathers: A Story About Anorexia

Anorexia Nervosa, or Anorexia, is a type of eating disorder. Its symptoms revolve around self-starvation and losing weight. A person suffering from anorexia would consider themselves to be overweight and, hence, would restrict themselves from consuming a sufficient amount of food. If left untreated, this could turn into a life-threatening disease. [The auditorium] The girl... Continue Reading →

COPPA—Its Actions and Implications

The Children's Online Privacy Protection Act or COPPA is a US Federal law that deals with the privacy of internet users in the US. It was enacted on 21 October 1998 and was made effective from 21 April 2000. The act imposes specific requirements on operators of websites and online services directed to protect children... Continue Reading →

Déjà Vu

Déjà vu is a French phrase that translates to 'already seen'. Déjà vu is a phenomenon you might have experienced, a feeling of familiarity with the situation you may be in, despite never having experienced it before. In this article, we explore the science behind déjà vu and alternate theories that may explain its occurrence. What... Continue Reading →

The Spotlight Effect

The enticing darkness of the stage got replaced by blinding lights focussing on a singular point, and the audience erupted into a roaring cheer as Arihant Sindhya entered the spotlight.   Arihant Sindhya, the celebrity host of the popular talk show 'UNHEARD,' greeted the audience with his infectious smile and introduced the guest for the... Continue Reading →

The Mandela Effect

The wind blew cold, pricking and biting at his skin as it brushed past his cheek. The trails of his trenchcoat flew as if trying to run away. The tracks creaked under the weight of the trains. It was a normal Monday morning- as normal as any other day could be. People rushed past, children... Continue Reading →

Celestial Dump? Say What?

In Early January 2018, a group of villagers in Gurugram were educated on ‘celestial gifts’ that fall from the sky. These teachings were in response to something that happened the same week, in the village of Fazilpur Badil. Rajbir Yadav, a simple farmer, was out on the fields when he encountered a mysterious ‘large rock’... Continue Reading →

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