March 19, 2021 2 MIN READ Stuti Shiva

It began in 2004, when American explorer Dan Buetttner teamed up with National Geographic to identify places in the world where communities lived considerabley longer and better than the average person.

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March 18, 2021 3 MIN READ Stuti Shiva

There are all sorts of questions in the world, for instance~ Is college degree still “worth it”? Short answer: yes; long answer: also yes. Is it a good idea to pass along a family business to the next generation? Sure, if your goal is to kill off the business~ for the data shows it’s generally better to bring in outside management.

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March 17, 2021 4 MIN READ Stuti Shiva

The social Impact of stereoscopic photography was remarkable. At height of its popularity, from 1860 to 1920, the stereograph represented the main type of home entertainment, with friends and family gathering in the parlor to view the latest images from around the world.

Book Review
March 16, 2021 3 MIN READ Stuti Shiva

The book is a revelation of sorts. With the world of 7 billion people with 7 billion agendas~ thinking about the big picture is a rare luxury. We all have pressing issues, our day to day problems, but we cannot ignor global issues~such as climate change or crisis of liberal democracy and carry on thinking it will not effect our lives~ cause eventually global warming will make the Mumbai slums uninhabitable, send enormous waves of refugees across Mediterranean, and lead to a world wide crisis in healthcare~ which we are already witnessing first hand with the spread of the Covid pandemic which has raised its ugly head and refuses to bow down.

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March 14, 2021 5 MIN READ Stuti Shiva

The art of storytelling is a skill which has to be mastered keeping your audience in mind . To keep your story compelling, there are certain rules which the author has come up with, which has served him well over the years at events such as Moth Story~Slam for a very good reason. The five different strategies to infuse a story to make it effective.

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March 12, 2021 2 MIN READ Stuti Shiva

The art world’s attention was dominated from the mid 1920s through the 30s by Surrealism- the movement in all the arts largely inspired by the tools and ideas of Sigmund Freud’s psychoanalysis.

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March 11, 2021 2 MIN READ Stuti Shiva

Anyone who has even attached a Polarizing filter to a camera lens or worn a pair of polarizing sunglasses can thank the American physicist and inventor. That’s because before Land marketed his innovative camera, he patented a new type of polarizing material that could be used to reduce glare and reflection in a variety of products.

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March 10, 2021 3 MIN READ Stuti Shiva

The 1800s~photography took place in bright light of the day, since sunlight was originally the only source of lighting sufficient to record an image on the low-sensitivity media used by early photographers.

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March 9, 2021 3 MIN READ Stuti Shiva

The Lumière introduced the autochrome in 1907, and the new colour process was immediately embraced by professional and amateur photographers alike. At first, the Lumiere’s had trouble keeping up with the production demand, as critics everywhere heaped praises on the new process. Soon the world will be “colour mad,” proclaimed photographer Alfred Stiegliz and “Lumière will be responsible”.