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Paintings have been evolving and getting more colourful. Experts suggest that paintings are more complex in terms of brightness and contrast as compared to the paintings from the Medieval period. As a part of a study conducted on paintings, the digital analysis of nearly 9,000 paintings spanning 10 historical periods (over 800 years), changes in artists’ pallets and signatures can be observed. Their development corresponds...

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Leaf peeping wonders

Amidst our super busy lives, we all like to grab a cup of coffee and stare at the sky for a couple of moments in the evening. A song from your favorite playlist makes that time even more worthwhile. Some people even have a forte of capturing the wonderful sceneries on cameras and phones. Their hunger for aesthetics keeps them exploring new places around the...

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In the world of instant access to the information and the exposure to the social media containing pictures, news, and videos of different parts of the world create a certain view or image of a particular place or perhaps sometimes the trending Instagram-worthy pictures lie into a particular part without showing much of the whole scenario, which makes us unaware of the hidden side of...

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“Affirmative action” means positive steps taken to increase the representation of women and minorities in areas of employment, education, and culture from which they have been historically excluded. The outcomes of public and private affirmative action programs in the past have been mixed yet they are probably negative on the balance. Affirmative actions in American society are popularly believed to have been a product of...

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Organisations today have people coming from different parts of the world, representing different cultures. These differences may be based on attire, attitudes, behaviour, etc. While there might be certain pros and cons across every culture, the point of focus is to build a cross-cultural understanding. To develop a synergetic relationship that treats organisational development as the ultimate goal. The concept of cultural relativism has gained...

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Penguins have lived in Antarctica as long as it is known. Since then, earth has experienced several climate changes, some drastic and some mild. Through all these changes, penguins have stayed strong and nothing has affected them. However, now, with sea warming up, the situations have changed. Penguins now have to relocate their home to find a place more suitable for them. It is happening...

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If we take a look at the pressing and prominent problems that the world is currently facing, be it political or health-related, what we must understand is that a person’s ideology or discipline is simply not enough to find the solution for it.   The world has developed and expanded in unforeseen ways, - we are now looking at events and occurrences that we could not even...

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Artificial Intelligence (AI) is a double-edged sword that brings to us innovation but at a cost. With its sudden advent, regulations relating to it are still a big question mark- with AI finding its application in more and more industries and slowly integrating into our everyday life. This makes it even more necessary to be protocoled before this growth turns on us. With the overview...

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Evolution of language

Language is more than a mere means of communication. It is a part of one’s culture, heritage, ideology, and belief. What once originated as a primal need of human beings, is now connecting everything and everyone globally from the grass-root level, while changing. A hundred years ago our vocabulary contained ‘thy’, ‘thine’, and ‘thou’, whereas, today we don’t even have the time to address someone...

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