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Why The Irishman should’ve been a TV show

I now belong to those who couldn’t finish watching Martin Scorcese’s magnum opus, The Irishman.  A recent report said that in spite of 26.4 million people watching the movie, only 18% of them finished watching the entire movie in one sitting. One might argue that this happened because the movie was lengthy and had a […]

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Missed calls: The Morse code of the early mobile era

Farmers in Bhutan know how much milk their customers want by the number of miscalls. They then give a missed call to the customer back within 15 minutes; no missed call means no stock.

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Restaurants have everything and they all taste the same!

It was pretty late that night when I decided to eat somewhere on the way home. Most of the restaurants were shut and the ones that were open had no customers in them. I scanned the road looking for a restaurant and after five minutes I found a small shop near Velachery. The place resembled […]

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Baldness survival kit

Hair loss is really depressing and it puts those affected in a great deal of emotional stress. They start to feel less confident about themselves and often come to a conclusion that their social and romantic life is doomed. But, with the right support system and mental preparedness you can make peace with it.

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How our previous generation built and lived the Indian dream

Most of the previous generation men, who are retired now, achieved everything that is believed necessary for a happy life. When I look into our future, I seriously doubt if we’ll be able to experience what retired people are experiencing today. A lot of conditions favored them when they started their careers.

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Successful Tinder Users Are Potential Product Marketers

Tinder users and Product Marketers have a lot in common.
They both write punchlines to grab the reader’s attention. They do A/B testing to see which version of their content works best. And, they both worry about lead to conversion rates.

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The Unseen Struggle of Food Bloggers

Food bloggers play a major role in today’s food scene. They’re a small group of passionate people who visit restaurants and try new dishes every day (or during most days of a week). If they think a place is good, they recommend it to those who follow them on Instagram, Facebook, or YouTube. This, in […]

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Paying for Water Is a Great Example of How We Failed as a Race

The water level in lakes around Chennai has shrunk down to 1.3%. A major portion of the city is now thriving at the mercy of water that is supplied through private tankers and municipal water trucks. Bengaluru, which was known as the city of gardens and lakes, is facing a severe water crisis. The municipal […]