Author: Subarna Basu

When the rest of the world is working remotely from the comfort of their homes, security personnel and law enforcement are expected to be out on the roads, continuing their usual work. They are a part of the army helping the government and community in combating the pandemic. Being outside most of the day, it is important for them to be aware of the safety...

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The COVID-19 pandemic has resulted in many people working from home as companies have adopted a work-from-home policy to curb the spread of the disease. The question of productivity has often been put under the microscope when working from home comes into the picture. As several million workers are confined to their homes, they are exposed to the luxury of the bed as opposed to...

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Running for 50 years, Sesame Street has captured the audience through 4,500 episodes and over 200 home videos. The show released in 1969 as a ground-breaking series for kids to provide preliminary knowledge over the television platform. It has successfully attracted over 150 million viewers from all across the globe and has become one of the biggest franchises in the world of media. The show...

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With the coronavirus cases escalating every passing day, even daily chores have become a lot more complicated. People are getting increasingly dependent on people delivering food, medicines, and necessities to their doorsteps. Yet, often their minds are fraught with questions and they are left wondering whether it is safe at all. While the entire world is taking extra precautions to ward off the virus, so...

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COVID-19 has been consistently spreading its tentacles all across the globe. People are helpless and are queuing up in large numbers outside hospitals and doctors' chambers to get them tested for the infection. This is leading to mass gatherings and putting the people not infected at high risk and susceptible to getting infected. The discovery of a proper antidote is most anticipated by people living...

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After the massive break out of the deadly viral of coronavirus, governments across the globe decided to dramatically curtail bars, restaurants, and clubs in order to stop the spread of the disease. Left with no choice since many people were still outside dining, ignoring the severity of the situation, the government chose to take some severe steps. However, some responsible citizens took matters in their...

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ASome neuroscientists have been studying the explanation of how the brain works. The research basically focuses on the brain’s predictions and expectations about reality. A “predictive coding theory” was developed which suggests that the brain makes up models or beliefs at each level of the cognitive process. These beliefs generally revolve around the information that they should be receiving from the lower part of the...

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Plastics have a huge impact on our lives, from the food packaging to the car we drive to the computers and phones you’re reading this now on. However, the amount of one-time-use plastic is giving away to the idea of a perfectly-balanced ecosystem. There might come a time in the future where we might just get a pound of plastic with every three pounds of...

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The suicide rate at the Department of Correction, Massachusetts is at an alarmingly high rate with the victims being the correction officers themselves. The problem has grown to the extent where it has drawn the attention of lawmakers and even forced the government to form a commission to study the phenomenon that occurs in these prisons.   It has come to the attention of Natasha Frost who...

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Phil McTigue’s has seen quite the contrast in his life. From shielding lawyers and judges conducting war crime trials and helping military units scoop up war criminals in Kosovo, to aiding an intelligence task force in its search for weapons of mass destruction in Iraq, and flying around in Russian helicopters raiding Taliban-run opium farms in Afghanistan, he has done it all. Later, he has...

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