Sunday, April 24, 2016

Sunday Reads


This post comes after more than two months since the last post. 

General Reads
  • Inside the Bubble: Aboard the Air Force One. (BBC)
  • China's Mediterranean Odyssey (Diplomat)
  • Increase your return on failure (Harvard BR)

Photo Gallery 

Controversial Read

  • All the People God Kills in the Bible (Vocativ)

Anecdote

"How's your wife and my kids?" asked Rod Marsh (Australia) from behind the stumps.

"The wife's fine," replied the England batsman, Ian Botham, "but the kids are retarded."


Wednesday, February 17, 2016

The Complete Explainer Series


The complete collection of my Explainers on matters of politics and economics.







Understanding Budget Terminology 1:

Understanding Budget Terminology 2:


Why a Fiscal Deficit is dangerous?:
















Sunday, January 24, 2016

Sunday Reads + Anecdote



  • The power of Wet Waste (NIE)
  • The Tennis Files: Have top players been paid to lose? (BBC Magazine)
  • How close are we to creating Artificial Intelligence? (Aeon)

Sunday Bonus: What really happens at a Jallikattu - in pictures. (Swarajya)

Sunday Anecdote: 

In a county match in England, Greg Thomas was bowling to Viv Richards and getting a few to whizz past the bat. After Richards played and missed another one, Thomas said: "It's red, it's round. Now fucken hit it!". This obviously angered Richards who proceeded to hit the next ball out of the ground. Richards: "You know what it looks like now go and get it."