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How Picture Filters Are Filtering Our Lives

How Picture Filters Are Filtering Our Lives

Breathtaking sunset view on the hillside! Picture it, Instagram it, make people believe it, and they would trust me that I witnessed this awesome scene. Oh! This filter would make it look more reddish brown and the sky a little too bright- and it’s done! A perfect sunset picture on Instagram! I assume how many likes this snapshot of nature’s beauty will get! (Hold on! But with picture filters nature’s true beauty is marred, isn’t it?) Sounds familiar? Isn’t it…

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In Casual – Formal Out

In Casual – Formal Out

Business suits and dressing for work is soon becoming an outdated concept across the world. Many companies are coming up with the term – business-casuals to denote work wear at offices or official meetings. With the growing competition and exhaustive work environment, this seems to be a new way to allure human capital towards their organization. A good compensation, perks and performance bonus are definitely key parameters due to which a person shifts from one company to another, but in…

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Tales from semi urban to metro

Tales from semi urban to metro

People are dispersing and migrating to places that they find affordable. The rapid increase in the number of homes that a metro city provides to these migrants is alarming. These opportune places are a source of happiness to billions and despair to millions. The metro weaves the city in a strong network of rapid transport service that will help you reach your destination in the most convenient way possible. You don’t realize and you have travelled miles and avoided all…

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This world is for women: Status update of a shopping mall

This world is for women: Status update of a shopping mall

“Do you like shopping?” It is thought that the answer depends on the gender of the person who was posed with this question. This is one of the oldest type of stereotype that exists till today. The planet and closet are the two places that are ever evolving. For many the changes in the closet are the high priority thing that cannot be neglected while for others it’s mere necessity. Have you ever thought who fills the closet of a…

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How much of India is actually urban?

How much of India is actually urban?

Statistics show that about one-third of India’s population is urban. As we know, statistics are based on certain criteria and percentages differ accordingly. Whereas as per the satellite images there is about 60% of India’s area that has an urban settlement, built up an area and more of people working in non-farm activities. Rural and urban areas are decided generally as per the discretion of statisticians who considers various parameters into consideration. Going not by what statisticians have to calculate,…

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Story behind specs and goggles

Story behind specs and goggles

The ever-changing dynamics of the society today has forced us to introspect which in turn has made us intensely inquisitive. To satisfy this curiosity, we turn to search engines for answers. The network that we have woven around us with the help of the internet has left us in a chaotic and volatile situation. The diversified thought process and the ability to come to uncommon conclusions by having different perspectives, have left the homogenized population in a lurch. It amazes…

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Joint to nuclear, nuclear to live-in

Joint to nuclear, nuclear to live-in

Marriage plans? No, not yet. This is a very common reply one hears from single individuals these days. Staying in a relationship is better than committing to one another is one of the popular modern-day thought. This has given rise to live-in relationship pattern. Trends have changed over a period of time, from joint family of many number of members living together under one roof to nuclear family having countable number of family members to just the two people living…

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Self Respect is Ego

Self Respect is Ego

Not a whole lot of individuals realize that ego and self-respect are two connected components of every human being that regardless of having parallel definitions, have a certain amount of difference which makes it tough for us to figure out just which is which. There’s a lot of talk about “self-respect,” how to have it, what it is, what it means. However, what passes for self-respect is often merely ego. First, let’s get a little clarity on what healthy self-esteem…

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Today’s Urban Youth & Their Lifestyle

Today’s Urban Youth & Their Lifestyle

Youth comprises of maximum population in the world and it represents the world of tomorrow, and a intensifying force in urban environments around the globe today. The world is undergoing and experiencing the largest wave of urban growth in history. Society has revolutionarily changed in the past century with the developments in science and technology. At present, urban youth lifestyle is mostly confined only to gizmo gadgets, discos and pubs. The youth of today face temptations and challenges culturally, socially,…

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What Truly Defines Success: A 9 to 5 Job Or A Tension Free Life?

What Truly Defines Success: A 9 to 5 Job Or A Tension Free Life?

If success and happiness could be valued through money, one can’t see meager jiggling and laughing around covered with mud. Or say this quest of debate on success and satisfaction would no longer be in knowledge. Well! If we discuss about what is success and what matters it’s the most? The answer comes to be divergent; first that is external and depends on how much one earns and second that is internal and depends up on inner satisfaction. Also, where…

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