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5 feminist books to read.

A Vindication Of The Rights Of Women by Mary Wollstonecraft. Mary Wollstonecraft’s feminist essay A Vindication of the Rights of Women was published in 1792 as a book-length feminist essay. A Vindication of Women’s Rights campaigned for female equality, especially in the field of education. Wollstonecraft criticised the cultivation of […]

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5 spooky books to read this fall.

Since it is October, it is time for some spooky reads to make this month a little more exciting. Here are 5 books to read, to satisfy your spooky soul. Frankenstein by Mary Shelley: The  Frankenstein portrays the narrative of Victor Frankenstein, a brilliant scientist who triumphs in giving life […]

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How many husbands is too many?

“I’m under absolutely no obligation to make sense to you.”  ― Taylor Jenkins Reid, The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo About the book: Author: Taylor Jenkins Reid Published on: June 13th 2017 Publisher: Atria Books Genre: Novel, Romance novel, Historical Fiction, Psychological Fiction My rating: 5/5 The plot: Evelyn Hugo, a veteran […]

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Peace and trust builds humanity.

As the famous quote by Dalai Lama goes, “World belongs to humanity, not this leader, that leader or that king or prince or religious leader. World belongs to humanity.” So what does Humanity mean and how can we induce a sense of humanity in our society and how can we build […]

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Patriarchy and women.

Man is a social animal, and his need to socialise gave rise to society, thus society is made of people. With the birth of society, certain principles and ideologies were born.Even though society was born 2,000,000 billion years ago, differences in ideologies remain within different societies, however certain ideas and […]

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Nanoparticles – the future?

A nanoparticle (NP) is an ultrafine unit with dimensions measured in nanometres (nm; 1 nm = 10−9 metre). Nanoparticles exist in the natural world and are also created as a result of human activities. Because of their sub-microscopic size, they have unique material characteristics, and manufactured nanoparticles may find practical […]

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Gender Pronouns.

Have you ever come across an Instagram/ social media bio, where the account has either she/her, his/him, they/them or he/she/they written and gotten confused as to why people are writing their pronouns on the Instagram page? A bio or a social media bio typically means information about the person.  A […]

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Beginners guide to Greek mythology!

If you are like me, you love greek mythology and everything that comes with it, the lies, the betrayal, the love and tragedies.So what better way to know more about Greek mythology than starting with the Olympians. 1) Zeus: An ancient Greek god, who is known to a sky, weather […]

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Pride & Prejudice?

Pride is a month-long LGBTQ+ celebration protest and an act of political activism all over the world. Nearly every city in some country has some sort of big event- usually a large parade.  Pride is dated back to the 1960s and was to commemorate the stonewall riots which occurred in […]

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Faecal Microbiota Transplant.

Imagine you are suffering from a stomach upset every two days, or that you’re lactose intolerant and every time you drink milk or consume dairy products you have to run to the bathroom as soon as possible. This is just one of the many situations. The human body contains trillions […]

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See the World through books!

As the current pandemic has got us all confined in our house, a lot of dreams of travelling around the world has been crushed. So instead, how about I take you on a world tour via books! However, this book tour will happen over a series of 7-8 days, so pack […]

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Elizabeth Holmes – the ultimate girl boss?

Elizabeth Anne Holmes was born on 3rd February 1984, is a former American businesswoman who was the founder and the chief executive of Theranos, which was a health technology company. Elizabeth Holmes was born to Christian Holmes IV, who was a vice president for an energy company that when bankrupt […]

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XOXO, Oops girl.

As we are blessed (cannot say) with the reboot to the legendary teen show, Gossip Girl, this girl just dived into the world of Manhattan’s elite teenagers and since I like to judge, I am going to judge, I mean review it. Binge re-watching the show that came out in […]

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