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.

The Indian Dalit: a video with a different perspective on the large Dalit community of India

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We take a pride in calling ourselves liberals, patriots, feminists, seculars or nationalists, but when it comes to the age old prevalent caste system, have we really modernised, at all? BeingIndian shared this thought provoking documentary wherein they gathered people from various parts of the country to talk about them and...

This incredible photoseries captures the beauty of being married for a long, long time

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Stephanie Jarstad, a talented photographer from the Pacific Northwest has  has always been intrigued by a good love story. She is based in Seattle and is a wedding photographer. She tells The Huffington Post, My mother recalls that even as a small child, I would ask her multiple times to share...

If you suck at apologizing, IISuperwomanII has got you covered

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Let’s just face it, most of us suck at apologizing. Not much can be stressed upon the fact that it is really important to apologize when you fuck things up. So for the beginners, aka the ones who are suckers at this whole apologizing thingy, IISuperwomanII has come up with a complete...

Kunal Rao’s stand-up act on Indians traveling abroad is spot on!

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The worst part about traveling to different countries for Indians is that they have to come back to India. And then, they have to talk about it with fellow Indians who have already been there, which later becomes a competition of places you could have visited. Kunal Rao from East India...

Let these 7 illustrations teach you how to say “Thank You”, when you need to say “Sorry”

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Where on one hand some people have a difficulty accepting their mistakes and apologizing for the same, there are a lot more of them who keep on saying “sorry” frequently, even when they are not really required to. It’s about time we start taking the word “sorry” a little more...

These 6 photographs are going to annoy you and leave you in anxious anticipation

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Photographer Aaron Tilley and Director Kyle Bean were asked to to recreate that awful moment when something terrible is just about to happen for Kinfolk Magazine’s recent Adrenaline Issue. The curious relationship between what the mind perceives and how the body reacts is perceived here. This anticipation causes the body to release adrenaline....

Muruga’s journey to create cheaper sanitary pads involved him wearing them and his wife leaving him

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When he got married, Arunachalam Muruganantham, or Muruga began giving small gifts to his wife to impress her. Later, he realized that wife was using old rags to manage her periods. He then became obsessed with making the perfect sanitary pad for her.  His neighbours called him a pervert and his wife left...

Photographer Photoshops his dog into a giant; the result is a series of funny and cute pictures!

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Christopher Cline is a photographer who moved from Virginia to Minnesota. He was feeling homesick and “sliding into a sad place in life”, which is why his girlfriend got him Juji. Although he wasn’t  keen on getting a dog at first, his adorable Golden doodle became his best friend, and also he...

These 15 minimalist tattoo ideas are bound to inspire you to get inked!

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If you’re amused by the idea of getting inked but are confused about the design, we have you covered in this piece. This is actually for those who do want to get inked, but they want to keep it subtle. For them, minimalist tattoos are the solution. These ideas are...

These 8 minimalist animal logos that use their unique body shapes are super creative!

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Shibu PG is an Indian graphic designer who uses a subtle touch to add animal features to words. He modifies just one letter to add the defining characteristic. For example, in this series, the letter “u” in the word “bull” has horns. In his designs the typeface plays a big role...

Hilarious! Karan Talwar talks about all the struggles bald guys in India face

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It’s not easy being a bald in India and Karan Talwar, the bald funny guy from SnG Comedy just proved it in his stand-up act. In this video, he admits how he feels when women stare at his bald head. He said he almost feels what women go through, when people stare...

These Sikh villagers set an example of communal harmony by building a mosque for a lone Muslim family

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In a small village of Jagraon, the rural police district and sub-division of the Ludhiana, Punjab, something not less than a miracle happened. Some Sikh villagers did something that has set a beautiful example of communal harmony. The Times of India reported that the village is a a Sikh majority village with...

This woman with polio got married to her school best friend and that reminds us what true love is

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How often does it happen that you find your soulmate as early as in school? In this story shared by Humans of Bombay, this man, whose best friend was a girl with polio found his soulmate, when he was in 10th grade. Like most of the people in love have to...