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Real-Life hero Cory Hinkle shields accident victim from car explosion #Watwb

When you see an accident between two vehicles and smoke starts to come out of the car, logic tells you that it is going to catch fire and instinct tells you to run away before the car explodes. Staff Sergeant Cory Hinkle , an…

Bollywood flops that had awesome music albums

Today's prompt for a blogpost by Write Tribe is "Put your ipod on Shuffle/ turn on the radio to your favourite station - write a post using the song as your prompt." So I did click the old 'Shuffle' butt…

Tuberculosis: The Terrorist who kills 2 lakh Indians every year

Though a global terrorist, he kills more Indians than any other nationality in the world. He finds us easy targets - poor, vulnerable and easily available in large quantities in sub-par, cramped localities. Unlike most terror…

Indian Politics: Where changing the Label Makes Poison Healthy

There is a drink A that I do not like. I believe it is dirty and makes people sick. I make sure everyone knows I hate drink A.  I love drink B. I do everything possible to make people drink drink B. I want the percentage of p…

10 Things your Anaesthesiologist Asks You At Your First Meeting

16 October is World Anaesthesia Day. This year marks 171 years since the first successful documented anaesthesia was performed for a surgery. And yet, even today, not many know what to expect when they are redirected by their…

Student saves a life while waiting for a job interview

College student Wil Stewart was waiting at a coffee shop for a job interview along with other prospective students when a customer began to choke on his food. Seeing the man struggling to breathe, Stewart realized the gravity …

When Florence + the Machine sang for a terminal patient at her hospice

Have you heard of an English indie rock band called Florence and the Machine ? No? Well, I hope you watch out for them after this. In May 2016, teenager Karinya Chen's dream to watch her favourite band seemed so near yet…

Which books/ series would you want your children to read as they start growing up?

The theme of Nostalgia for WriteTribe's #WriteBravely blogging challenge got me thinking of the books I read growing up. Today's children have at their disposal a mobile well before they hit their teens and thus access…

The neo-Nazi who found redemption thanks to an unlikely friendship

For most of his adult life, 38 year old Micheal Kent has been a neo-Nazi and part of a violent white supremacist group, the swastika tattooed on his chest while in prison a sign of his strong beliefs. This year, he finally wal…