Category Archives: nature

Proliferation of bird pests

In urban areas,  the number of pigeons and crows are exploding. Sometimes, local bird pests also join in. For example in this part of India, the population of cuckoos is exploding. Cuckoos are an egg-parasite, which also means that they … Continue reading

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Spaces for playing

In today’s world with urbanization, kids have lost all open playing spaces.   As a result, there is less of a community aspect and also the kids don’t get that exercise and lead a sedentary lifestyle and play video-games at … Continue reading

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Industrial agriculture and monoculture

Developed countries have something known as industrial agriculture (or farming) is used to raise large quantities of a crop. Thanks to our consumerist culture, large quantities of a product are consumed and many times, in case of a food item, … Continue reading

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Externalizing Consciousness

Recently, there has been a growing emphasis on The Singularity, and this is proven by the fact that the Singularity University and Ray Kurzweil are becoming more common now, but the name conjures up images of Cyborgs and Replicants (for … Continue reading

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The Alphonso mango…and more

I digress a bit in this blog, from Healthcare and widen the topics covered here, about other things… So, I will talk a bit about one type of mango in particular…the Alphonso. The Alphonso mango is a seasonal, tropical fruit … Continue reading

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