Taken from Wikipedia's List of Paradoxes, check out a fascinating list of exceptions to the rule.
The Marketing Mental Model
If you have a great product but another company was already first in that market, create a new category in which you are first. You don’t have to entirely change your product—just find something that sets it apart.
Cousin Bilal Discovers the Lota
Wedding season draws millions to the subcontinent for its weeklong festivities. Pageants of red bridal dresses and henna at every hotel, traffic jams dotted with turbaned grooms mounted on visibly irritated white horses, and temporary tents erected in every open space characterize winter in India.
How to Read
A few days ago, I was going through my Goodreads and I was taken aback by how many books I started but hadn't finished. I started to tell myself that I should finish these books before moving on to new ones, but then I thought. Why?
If I don't like a TV show, I don't force myself to finish that.
I turned around to check, as one does when walking through a rather shady part of town, and saw a girl who couldn't have been aged past her mid 20s...
To say that she could barely walk in a straight line would be an understatement.
My Top 3 Places to Take a Nap (not including my house)
Please don't wake me up if I am found napping.
This is the story of my father's his first 26 years. It is also the story of three revolutions. It is also, at least in part, my own story.
Born in the Himalayan winter, my father's eyes first opened to a frigid world. A city bordering a lake and bordered by mountains was his first home.
Tragedies teach empathy for the unfortunate. However, they do not teach us how to avoid misfortune.
Failure begins long before it manifests.
Second Hand Social Media (and the Power of Libraries)
At a library, given that there is a heightened level of variety, privacy and individualism linked to the activities that one can do there, scrolling through a feed is far from deviant behaviour. However, it should at least still be considered anomie. This is my argument.
The sea surges up with laughter and pale gleams the smile of the sea beach. Death-dealing waves sing meaningless ballads to the children, even like a mother while rocking her baby's cradle. The sea plays with children, and pale gleams the smile of the sea beach.