Review: A Moon Shaped Pool by Radiohead

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Radiohead always found a way to lull you into a sense of security with a heartfelt melody, but also give you nightmares at the same time. With this album, their lullaby dreamscapes coalesce hallucinatory vocals with a new array of … Continued

No Matter What Pinterest Tells You, Humans Are Not Visual Creatures

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Little Timmy stood within the white walls of the test lab where three overworked and underslept college students poked and prodded him with wires. He didn’t enjoy that process, but it wasn’t so bad. He was going to McDonald’s later … Continued

Why Donald Trump and Bernie Sanders Are Basically the Same

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  Blogging about Donald Trump is like listening to Nirvana right after Kurt Cobain’s death. People do it to pretend to be cool, or if you’re on the other side of the producer/consumer gravy train, for ratings. I’m doing it … Continued

Eton Mess

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 I stare, forlornly at my shadow, After years of words and cups shared together, Among other immaterial essences of life; The flamed ochre dawn unweaves An orange blob that rises from the west. Tree leaves attach themselves up to their … Continued

Rising From the Ashes

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  The last year has been very tough for me; in many ways except the ones which ultimately matter. I have lovely friends who’d still keep my company, I got into a good college and I’m doing my first choice … Continued

River, docks

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  I think I sat behind you that one time.Perhaps twice, it could – might even be moreThan just an off-chance, singular affairWith your Swift, sour, soft, sweet, indifferent hairThe moment described itself as I learned.Sinusoid, straightened: so like a … Continued

Poem about Poem

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  Trochees, like life do seldom falter first.Indeed, the stress at first is not the worst:The sentence under pyrrhically traversedThe path I chose of iambs, in this verse. Enjambments that were utlised beforeWill find a way to creep within once … Continued

Kyrielle Sonnet

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  Indistinct we wander – through life,Wallowing o’er a murky strife.Where pardons and sorrows are free;Overwhelmed by infinity So many ones to choose to love-Past and present; here, and above.The choice of solidarity:Overwhelmed by infinity Joining dots regarding lineage;A shadow … Continued

Exorbitant

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  A connoisseur of interest compounded and time confoundedWithin his grasp lie numerous advantages predeterminedThree makes five and two makes threeThe end is in sight – the tremendous expanse of infinity Comprehensively careful he displaces himselfThe sum of all parts, … Continued

Did This God Guy Really Create Aliens?

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We don’t know when Life’s birthday is. Whenever I look at the bigger picture – of life on our planet with our double decker buses and red roses and revolving doors, I find it a bit dull. It’s not the … Continued

Why Do We Prefer Stories to Data?

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Humans, as a species, prefer stories to data. Our 140,000 year old cave-friend Oogh only conversed with his friend Aagh through grunts and primitive words. Presumably, he told Aagh about how tasty this new batch of mammoth meat was, how … Continued

8 Tips to Write English Like a Pro

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Every other post seems to be about writing on this blog. But bear with me for a fleeting moment; this one is actually going to be a useful post because I’m about to reveal everything I know about writing. I … Continued

edgar5

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  This story was written by me on May 29th, 2013. Since I have nothing to post today, here’s the fifth of eleven stories I’m saving up to be published one day. — Albert really liked the stars. He liked … Continued

Collab Week

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  On 14th April through to 20th April we’re going to have six guest posts on this blog (and one by myself) – six incredibly talented writers with various interests and writing styles. Every day we’ll be having one post … Continued

Cigarettes and Tea

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Doughy bread and melted butter,Thirteen cheeses of different colourScrambled eggs are yet anotherWay to add to my breakfast table clutter I like to keep things simple, you seeNone of those fancy carbs for meJust a newspaper that I can flutterWith … Continued

Consult the Helix

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  There are certain words I absolutely hate using, not because they’re dull or they don’t have meaning, actually it’s the complete opposite of that. Some words are so small yet vibrant, and full of information that they’re a drag … Continued

My Experience with Dogecoin

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  Every once in a while you find something really crazy on the internet, crazy enough that you know that you’re not going to see it for the last time. If it’s really different and catchy, it eventually turns into … Continued

Doldrums, or Why the Little Sad Moments Matter in Life

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It’s a fascinating phenomenon – luck. Just about everyone, from astronauts to international football players and librarians to pilots, believe in some form of luck. And this time, I’m not talking about superstition or horoscopes, or wearing your lucky pair … Continued

Hardwell

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I noticed a phenomenon sometime last year where unfortunate souls who considered themselves fortunate started going to concerts held by people no one had ever heard of. Most of the people in our grade were so excited at the prospect … Continued

Nix Olympica

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  He looked up towards the sky. The lavish, deep red sky. So adorned by the rest of the Solar system, with its crisp crimson winds and parchment paper clouds. Mars had always been the prettiest. A gorgeous ruby, glowing … Continued

I don’t read books.

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  I’m in quite a dilemma. For many months I’ve been seeing people all over the internet and in the real world talk about reading books. There are people who love reading, people who don’t, and those who are indifferent. … Continued

‘;’.

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  Last year, when I had nothing to write, as often happens with writers, I wrote about writing. This year I realised that not many people like reading about writing unless they’re writers, which many of my readers are not. … Continued

Age

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I have a problem with the way the world works, with the way your age limits your choices and decisions for long enough till it doesn’t matter anymore. The amount of time humans have lived where age stops being a … Continued

A Quick Update

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A lot has happened since my last post. I started a new grade at a new school, where I only attended four days out of two weeks, because nothing was happening. I also discovered a lot, about people, about myself … Continued

Poem About Life

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  Daybyday I find myself at a lossWriting of things that I never once lost-First, my sanity, convoluted. [Twice]Second, a bit of sleep would have been nice;High on nothing but coffee and some loveA great poet once wrote of time … Continued

Planets and Boards

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I really enjoy the semi-lucid half awake state, where we lapse in consciousness, yet avoid being totally engulfed by our unconscious. We’ve all been there, tired as a seven billion year old fading star, looking forward to our last few … Continued

The toughest question.

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What’s the toughest question you’ve ever answered? Think about it. Was it something in an examination? Those have the potential to be the toughest question you’ve ever answered, but there are things that are much objectively harder, not because the … Continued

Stolen Notes

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      For a while I had dabbled with the guitar. I was mesmerized by David Gilmour from Pink Floyd’s soul piercing guitar solos. I could hear notes ringing in my ear even when I wasn’t wearing headphones. But that … Continued

How to be a (Really Good) Thief

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No formal introduction is required. This is a story I wrote a while back but never really let it out. Matter of fact I’m quite embarrassed about it, because, let’s face it, it doesn’t have many car accidents or dead … Continued

You Are Not Allowed to Be Bored

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  I’ve always hated it when people say, “I’m bored.” Think about it. You have the gift of imagination with the most powerful machine the universe has ever created, the brain. It’s the only thing in the universe that has … Continued

“Please, I’m a Father”

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  There’s always two roads that our personality takes. There’s the person who we want to be, and the person who we actually are. Somewhere along the way, our ideals from the former dissipate their magnificence into the void of … Continued

Todayists

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Today is overrated. Everything we want done, we’re told to do it today. Right now, just now. Not not now. Just right now. Today means possibilities. Today is the meristem for the branch of your life. Today is the ore … Continued

Targets on Enceladus

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Enceladus is the sixth largest moon of Saturn. With a couple of spare minutes in between sleeping and studying, I managed to whip up two songs under the album Targets on Enceladus. I like the planet because it might have … Continued

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This is a song that I uploaded a few minutes ago. You can also check out my youtube channel for more things like these. It’s better you watch the video here. 

Wet Paint

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There is something about the smell of wet paint that needs to be understood with greater understanding. So this post shall be dedicated to exactly that. What does wet paint actually smell like. If I ask one of the sheep, … Continued

iTunes is the worst thing to ever happen to the universe, after the Big Bang, of course.

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Recently, the much hyped iOS 5 was released. I wanted to see if the product lived up to its hype, so I wanted to download it for my not so old first generation iPad. But what do you know, I … Continued

Picture a dream.

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  I want to share a few great pictures that I’ve taken throughout the course of the summer vacation. They range anywhere from awesome to mind-blowing amazing. Leave a comment if you want to know more about any image, I’ll … Continued

10 Things I’d Do With a Time Machine

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(This post was updated in 2016 but originally written by me in 2011) There are only a few fundamental concepts throughout the universe. Our perception of reality changes from place to place and time to time. What we might perceive … Continued

Rebirth and Restoration.

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Lately I’ve not been very active. You know, lazing around, playing Age of Mythology and generally procrastinating on Facebook. While all my friends are away, I’m the only one stuck here with nothing fun to do. But unlike regular people … Continued

Requiem, a poem.

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  Perhaps you have had a hilarious encounterWith mythical creatures of the deepOr you might even have been the founderOf your own experiences; known as dreams. I myselfOnce met an elfThat had ridiculously short feetBut I pondered over it no … Continued

Seasons.

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  It’s rather hot over here in Mumbai. The summer temperatures always rise up to 40 degrees or so during the month of May, which marks the onset of the hottest month of the year. For all those from different … Continued

Debate practice.

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From Evernote: Debate practice. I have been doing absolutely nothing over the past two or three weeks. I forgot how to do simple mathematic equations, and I’ve forgotten just about everything of the other subjects that I have. We have … Continued

A guide.

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 I often find it hard to write about things that don’t immediately affect me. Such as writing about aliens who come close to planet earth and then they use their radios and stuff to determine what they find on the … Continued

I hate mp3.

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Music is something that people listen to so that they can feel good. Well, most of the time; if all music went by this logic, genres like hip-hop, rap, punk and all that wouldn’t exist. The only real sort of … Continued

I had got an idea!

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  Doesn’t this always happen to you? You think of something absolutely brilliant to right about on the way home, or under the table or in the shower or some or other place, but then something happens and you forget … Continued

Random Precision

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Today’s Christmas Eve. It’s not that I usually celebrate any festival with more than a few greetings, except special occasions. So tonight I’m just playing Transformice while listening to Pink Floyd. Also, I wrote a poem to mark this special … Continued

Out of reach.

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  For around a week or so I tried to think of something to write, but I think I got something of a creative block. Countless experiences (of Pink Floyd) later, I still haven’t thought of something to write about. … Continued

Edit Friends.

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I was deleting a few people off my friend list the other day, when I noticed the “Edit Friends” button. That cracked me up. I mean, I knew that the Facebook team are a stupid and power hungry lot, but … Continued

Religion.

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I always wear mis-matching socks. Religiously. Like if I find a pair of socks, that’s messed up, I’m not wearing it.  Also, grey takes priority; like if there’s a grey pair, I have to wear it. I am definitely going … Continued

Voracious, Raving Thunder.

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Back in October I remember there were two days when it rained pretty heavily. Accompanying the rain, as it so often does, was lightning. And accompanying that was, you guessed it, thunder.  Thankfully, I’m smart and so I had the … Continued

Coorg

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Well. I went to Coorg. Coorg is a cool place. There are many things to do in Coorg. I had a lot of fun in Coorg. We went to Coorg by flying to Bangalore. The flight to Bangalore was cool. … Continued

Wi-Fi on my DS

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It seems as though the instant access to the GTS in Pokemon Platinum is distant memory for now. Some noob had to come to fix our Wi Fi connection and he applied the stronger WEP PS something security setting. For … Continued

Strata

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Hmm… Many people believe that I have closed down Strata. But I haven’t! Haha. Just because you noobs aren’t smart enough to run a company! 😛 No need to be jealous of me! I’m just as Epic as you. I’m … Continued

My Computer Mouse

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My computer mouse has stopped working, but somehow I made it here. Without a mouse. Also our school has added 3 extra days to our vacation at the cost of our Diwali holidays. How sad…

My Songs- My Band

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I’ve teamed up with my friend to form a new band, of us both. We’re still trying to decide the band name but we’ve come up with some new ones already. I’m also trying to work on some solo projects … Continued

Recession

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These are some pictures which my friend sent me, it’s about the Recession, and its effect on famous companies. Its funny…                     3M to 2M…        

Summer Vacation

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Remember a last few times I always ranted every vacation ’cause I never go ANYWHERE???Yeah. I’m doin’ it again. Why can’t I go anywhere? The maximum I can do is just go out and experiments with various shots and stills … Continued

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This is a very cool game! You must check it out. Doeo Touch all of the Doeos quickly as you can. Play this free game now!!

Fast!

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A giant blob of Marmalade may be heading towards the North coast of Antarctica! If you ever wanted your clothes full of Marmalade Or wanted to fill a truck load and get rich Or just want Marmalade on your Head! … Continued

Pokemon

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As you may have noticed, I do have quite a lot of knowledge on Pokémon. If you have any questions, email me at upamanyu.acharya@gmail.com. No comments please. Especially the Strata Hunters.

Strata Hunters

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Apparently there are some Mischeif Makers who want to foil the plans of Strata. Why don’t they understand, that Strata is not a mere joke, it is a plan, for a few children’s dreams lie in the foundations of Strata. … Continued

Strata

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Strata is almost a well, un-official corporation. It is not the Car club any more, nor does Quantum (Samar D’s company) or that annoying QV (God knows what they thought of themselves) exist. Strata’s logo is a snazzy Lightning symbol … Continued

Strata

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Strata will be the new name for the car club.It is now officialy owned by me and it has almost turned into a company of itself.Here are some picyures of the cars I made

The Car Club

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This is the official Car Club website-The Car Club’s President and Chairman (That is me and my best friend, Samar D) have agreed to a new represantation of the Car Club.We have decided that the Car Club will now be … Continued

Hobbies

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hmmm…. ah!my favorite past time is reading…If I have no books to read, then I play football and sometimes on the internet.And I like having ice-cream!

My friends

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I have many friends.Their names are ………. Right now I don’t want to tell their names (since this is the first day)You can find out by sending me mail at upamanyu.acharya@gmail.com

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