Posts by: Priyanka A Patel

A microbiologist turned Public Relations manager turned blogger, I live to cherish the awesomeness life showers daily. After trying my hands on Microbiology, advertising, journalism, marketing and Public Relations, I have now stagnated to my first ever love, writing. When I’m not writing, editing or watching sitcoms, you can find me eating chocolates.

10 comics every introvert will find to be true!

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German cartoonist floccinaucinihilipilificationa has managed to explain what introverts feels like, in socially awkward situations. Mostly being socially awkward involves not being able to understand the duration of a handshake at a social gathering, or trying to maintain an eye-contact. Or maybe trying too hard to not be awkward. All...

He was a drug addict, but now he’s 13 years sober, and a musician. It’s never too late to quit drugs.

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It all starts by thinking that it is cool to do drugs, or by thinking that you’re never going to be addicted to drugs. Be it drugs, smoking or alcohol – any kind of addiction in turn makes you dependent on it and when you fail to get it, you’ll...

These 20 comics perfectly capture what the first year of motherhood looks like

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One doesn’t have to be a mother to understand that it isn’t an easy job. It requires a lot of patience, hard-work, compromises and the worst of all, for the first few years, being covered in baby food and mess is all it is, for most of the days. Cartoonist Alison...

Canadian guy hilarously defied gender stereotypes with this sensual countryside ‘Dudeoir’ photoshoot

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If you’re done with boudoir photo shoots featuring women in objectified manner, here’s something you’re going to love. Canadian photographer Masika May is here to change our perspective by offering an playful pictures of “dudeoir” – and showing a sensual side of the country. This idea struck her from the series of intimate pictures of Brandon,...

The story of this woman who’s suffering from Alopecia defines what being strong, relentless and fierce is

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To be true to yourself, understand who you are and love yourself just the way you are is what makes you a better person. Nobody is flawless and embracing your flaws will only help you love yourself more. Here, we have a story shared by Humans of Bombay which talks about a...

This incredible bridal photo shoot features a model with Down Syndrome who totally slayed it!

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In their gorgeous white dresses, brides look like stunning and it makes up for one of the many reasons why the wedding day is the best day of their lives. While all the brides look stunning on their wedding days, here’s on girl, which we bet looks better than all...

Maneka Gandhi says that the concept of marital rape can’t be applied in Indian context

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The government remains unconvinced about criminalizing marital rape as Maneka Gandhi told Rajya Sabha on Thursday that the concept of marital rape cannot be “suitably applied in the Indian context” due to factors like poverty, illiteracy and religious beliefs.  Deccan Herald reported that Maneka Gandhi, the Indian Union Cabinet Minister...

These excuses some men have used to avoid using condoms are shocking

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Now that we are talking about gender equality, isn’t it about time that women have equal and fair say on the contraception methods as well? i-canhelp shared this video where women from different age groups and different cultures talk about the excuses men have given them over the time for not using...

Watch Aditi Mittal rip off all the myths around menstruation and sanitary pads in this hilarious video

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So it’s about time we rip off all the myths and doubts around menstruation, yes? And when we say menstruation, let’s also talk about sanitary napkins and how fancy they are made to sound. One of the finest and the funniest comedians of India, Aditi Mittal talked in detail about the both...

PSA: Let this video educate you about the things you should never tell any North-Eastern Indian

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Because you don’t want to come across as a racist, do you? BeingIndian shared this video which sums up every damn thing the North Eastern Indians are tired of hearing. Also, this video makes up for a brilliant guide of things to not tell them. For example, calling them Chinese, chinki, chini,...

Say hello to Dindim, the penguin who swims 8,000 km every year to meet the man who saved his life

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Joao Pereira de Souza, 71, found a South American Magellanic penguin covered in oil and starving on a beach on an island off the coast of Rio de Janeiro four years ago. He saved him and a never ending friendship was born then. Ever since they met back in 2011, the creature,...

These 11 comics show the difference between how you see yourself vs how your dog sees you

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Kelly Angel lives in the north of England. She enjoys drawing, watching films, reading things, playing video games and some other things as well, like all of us. She beautifully illustrated the difference between how you see yourself vs how your dog sees you. Like for cats, it’s pretty obvious. They...

Did you know you needed these uniquely Indian apps? Let SnG’s hilarious video tell you why!

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You didn’t know that you needed these uniquely Indian apps until now. They are so Indian, they are made keeping in mind the requirements of an average Indian mind. The funny folks at SnG Comedy came up with this video which talks about Indian apps we all need. Now we are waiting...

Azeem Banatwalla tells why he hates unrealistic action movies and we couldn’t agree more!

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We finally have someone who believes that he hates the unrealistic action movies and the extremely unbelievable hacking situations they show. I mean like really, what were you thinking when you guessed the password correct on the very first attempt? Stand-up comedian Azeem Banatwalla from East India Comedy happens to agree with us. You...