The state of dysfunction in the Indian Congress Party
India’s Independence Day
Human evolution and the role of our grandmothers
Pregnant elephant tortured to death in India: it was fed a pineapple stuffed with firecrackers.
Wriddhiman Saha shines as India wicketkeeper
Celebrating babies’ first laugh
The climate change that helped the dinosaurs
‘Democracy brings discontent’ in peaceful Bhutan
FIFA updates its ethics code… to fight defamation, not corruption
The ugly scandal that cancelled the Nobel prize in literature
Disposable America — A history of modern capitalism from the perspective of the straw. Seriously.
New free street library in Kolkata!
Indian banks contemplate ‘face reading’ to spot doubtful loan seekers
Indian Railways decides to enforce baggage limits
How the smallest programming bugs can be catastrophic
Of India’s high-speed rail ambitions, and lazy Indian journalism
Radiolab Podcast: Using flickering lights to treat Alzheimer’s Disease
UK Election: Interesting logistics of the Queen’s speech
Everyday bat vocalizations are rich and complex
How Bayesian inference works
Music: lyrics for Daniken, from Rupam Islam’s Notun Niyom
Music: lyrics for Haowaay Pa, from Rupam Islam’s Notun Niyom
Duck Tales 2017, first look
Recent ISRO satellite launch carried special imaging constellation
Indian Space Research Organization launches satellites, breaks record
Hoshino — Star Wars fan film
Hydrogen map of the sky to show the Sun’s motion in the galaxy
Of Alien Megastructures
Penn and Teller — fooled by a card trick
A hermit crab changes home; brings house guests along
Britain has voted to leave the European Union
Gallons per 100 Miles — The Calibration Chart
Muhammad Ali is no more
King Tut’s dagger was made from a meteorite
Mumbai Police go after comedian for “mocking” celebrities
Minimalist Travel — The World in One Backpack
Star Wars Episode 4 in one graphic
Octopress — adding category tags to the blog RSS feed
Creating “Linked-List” type posts
Of Cricket, Mankad-ing, and the Spirit of the Game
On Failure in Metallic Materials
On India’s World Cup performance (they lost today)
So-called “Scientist” bets against science; loses
Elementary school dumps homework; parents are ‘outraged’
Thoughts on Interstellar, the movie (spoilers!)
On avoiding plagiarism
This may be the best journal article ever
Using MathJax with Octopress
Creating Bandpass Bessel Filter with MATLAB
The secret to happy work
Music: lyrics for Bnaador, from Fossils 4
Music: lyrics for Hajar Bichhana, from Fossils 4
Music: lyrics for Khnoro Amar Fossil, from Fossils 4
Music: lyrics for Mohakaash, from Fossils 4
Matlab: find a string within a cell array of strings
More on the Naked Mole Rat
‘It looked fine from the outside.’
How would you explain to a public audience the importance of interdisciplinary research?
My scientific writing workflow
Chicago Sun-times fired its photographers. How’s that turning out?
On using (or abusing) bio-technology
The problem facing scientist writers
Where are the engineers’ blogs?
Website Rebuild — using Octopress
Stephen Colbert touches hearts as always—in a different way today
What advantages does a composite have?
So, what are Composites, again?
Getting up to speed…
It doesn’t matter if global warming is man-made
Virgin births… in snakes!
Of Space Worms
Confusing correlation with causation
Tapeworms inside the human brain
And all because he didn’t know HTML
Some birds have their own HUDs
Guess why the Russian spacecraft failed…
Of the brain-eating amoeba
Christopher Hitchens is dead
The rat that’s ‘immune’ to acid
‘Forks over Knives’
Trying to be too clean
The Mystery of the Abydos flying machines in ancient Egypt
Steve Jobs is dead.
The Boeing 787
When Galaxies collide…
The Robot that flies like a bird
It’s all in the Statistics!
Using Markdown by John Gruber