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The Kodinhi Enigma

The tiny village in Kerala, Kodinhi, has captured attention due to the unusually high rate of twin births. We discuss this mystery that has eluded researchers and some possible explanations.

Nationalism: Flagged content

When you call yourself an Indian, or a European or anything else, you breed violence, because you are separating yourself from the rest of mankind. Boundaries have to be transcended, and the current trend that is deepening them is nothing but a step backwards for mankind.

Embracing Hurdles with Grace – An Interview with the Showstoppers

Ever wondered the dictionary meaning of a Showstopper?

Not surprising, if you haven’t. Because Manipal’s very own fusion dance crew – The Showstoppers does absolute justice to its name; of receiving prolonged applause and appreciation. We sat down for a short chat with the President of the Manipal Megacrew about their recent bronze at the National Finals of Hip Hop International.

First Stop: Leh

Known for its serene beauty and breathtaking scenery, Leh is the first destination in our travelogue series. As we take you through this virtual journey across the mountains and through the valleys, we hope it appeals to the traveller within you!

Digital Jewellery

Wearable Technology calls for a new generation of computing as it may soon invalidate smartphones and laptops. Charge by IE E&C tells us more on how Digital Jewellery could soon be an important part of our lives, in this first of many articles that are a part of our initiative to host the various technical clubs of MIT.

A Computer That Bluffs

When IBM’s ‘Deep Blue’ defeated a chess grandmaster, everyone admired the capability of computers. When Google’s ‘Alpha Go’ defeated a 9-dan ranking player at the board game ‘Go’, they were startled by the prowess of Artificial Intelligence. However, sentiments were vastly different when the world was introduced to the first computer that could bluff. Read on as Hashtag by IECSE explores yet another facet of AI – this time involving a game of Texas Hold-Em Poker.

Usurper’s Eyes on the Powerless: V.K. Sasikala

If there is one thing to be taken from Sasikala’s recent foiled attempt at taking over as the Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu, it is the importance of looking over one’s shoulder. In this article, we take a look at the rise and devastating fall of someone who never quite learned how to not bite the hand that feeds.

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