Art in 19 century France: Gustave Courbet

Courbet, a proponent of the Realism movement expresses his personal experience and observation. Two of my favourite Courbet paintings. What's yours? Gustave Courbet, The Stonebreakers, 1849, Oil on canvas, 165 x 257 cm (Gemäldegalerie, Dresden (destroyed)

How do you experience time? It depends on your personality type

Type-A and type-B personalities experience time differently, according to a study that looked at why some people arrive habitually late to appointments...Continue Reading...

Use what Einstein used to boost creativity

It’s been more than 2,200 years since Archimedes ran naked through the streets of Sicily shouting, “Eureka!” (“I’ve found it!”), but there’s still a lot we could learn from that moment. As the legend goes, the Greek mathematician figured out how to prove the king’s crown was not pure gold...Continue Reading

Movie Time: Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness

I watched Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness over the weekend. Here's what I think. It is a movie that should be watched for its special effects which are mind blowing! So maybe best watched on big screen in the theatres. I watched it on TV, it was awesome all the same!Benedict Cumberbatch as... Continue Reading →

English Idiom:  Cat got your tongue

cat / cat's got your tongue:  an expression that is used when someone is quiet and isn't talking or responding when you expect them to...Continue Reading.

What’s common between The Mumbai Police & The Buckingham Palace?

Answer: Their musical bands. Check out The Mumbai Police band playing 'Srivalli'. https://youtu.be/qvCTSTrV_u4 Check out The Buckingham Palace guards playing Michael Jackson's 'Thriller'. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HcRkbY0GP4k

Did you know this about Stegosaurus?

The meaning of Stegosaurus is 'roofed lizard'.The rows of large diamond shaped plates along its back made it look bigger and fearsome but was not helpful to defend itself. These plates were only rooted in skin rather than their skeleton.They didn't have a big brain. So, pea brain, bird brain and now you can include... Continue Reading →

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