Entries by Preetam Kaushik from 08/2012

Female Intellect: A Renaissance?

| Posted 08.01.2012 | UK Lifestyle

Intellect and power are words which by default we associate with masculinity. History records a long list of powerful people, political leaders, scientists, engineers, philosophers, writers, artists' et al, mostly male.

New Civil Religion Versus the Old: Olympics and Ramadan

| Posted 08.05.2012 | UK Sport

Olympics, a mega scale sporting event that unites the spirit to compete and push the boundaries of human endeavour witnesses much coveted participation from all nations in the world.

Religious Hatred and Gun Culture: Recipe for Disaster

| Posted 08.08.2012 | UK

Recent killings at a Sikh temple in Wisconsin, US only brings to limelight the hatred and contempt people aka nut cases can have about religions other than their own.

Plagiarism and Media: Strange Bedfellows or Necessary Partners

| Posted 08.13.2012 | UK

What's the hot news in town apart from Mitt Romney picking his running mate? It is of course the latest plagiarism scandal involving no less than the celebrated liberal media columnist, Fareed Zakaria. Zakaria, who is the editor at large for Time Magazine and host of a popular newsy talk show on the partner site, CNN, was found to have lifted an entire paragraph of material from another journalist without citing it or attributing it.

From Paper to Screen - the Story of the Adapted Screenplay

| Posted 08.14.2012 | UK Entertainment

What if the Lord of the Rings was never made into a trilogy? What if the Harry Potter series never saw a screen audience? If you are one of the many who consider these movies milestones in filmmaking, then you might also agree that these were great books too.

The Legacy Lives Strong - A Look at Lance Armstrong's Battle With Doping Allegations

| Posted 08.24.2012 | UK Sport

In the last two decades, if there was one person in the world of sports who was a symbol of hope and die-hard attitude for people all around, it was arguably Lance Armstrong.

Smartphone Wars: Steve Jobs Crusade Against Android Gathering Steam?

| Posted 08.28.2012 | UK Tech

For a patent case that dragged on for more than a year, starting with the Apple suit against Samsung in a San Jose, Calif. District Court in April 2011, the verdict came out surprisingly quick: the nine member jury took just around three days of deliberations to decide on over 700 questions on various technical matters.

Office Gossip: Don't be the Fodder!

| Posted 08.29.2012 | UK Lifestyle

You know how these things work, once you begin to get things off your chest to strangers, you just can't seem to stop. Next thing you know, the nasty boss, turns even nastier. So much so I had to start looking for another job.

Is Stand-up Comedy Getting Stand-up Attention Again?

| Posted 08.29.2012 | UK Comedy

Have you ever had the 'Stand-up Comedy audience moment'? You know, when you're guffawing aloud about a joke on another community, and the next one tur...