What are some short stories which depict women will be women?

Answer by Surbhi Bhardwaj:Posting it on a lighter note ;)Below content I read somewhere while surfing Internet and its damn Hilarious !!Written by a lady...After a meeting I was coming out of a hotel and I was looking for my car keys. They were not in my pockets. A quick search in the meeting room,…


Ultimate Tic-Tac-Toe

Math with Bad Drawings

Updated 7/16/2013 – See Original Here

Once at a picnic, I saw mathematicians crowding around the last game I would have expected: Tic-tac-toe.

As you may have discovered yourself, tic-tac-toe is terminally dull. There’s no room for creativity or insight. Good players always tie. Games inevitably go something like this:

But the mathematicians at the picnic played a more sophisticated version. In each square of their tic-tac-toe board, they’d drawn a smaller board:

As I watched, the basic rules emerged quickly.

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Do non-pet birds die when humans touch them?

Answer by Tim Hofstetter:Sometimes, from heart attack, but not always. I rescued a hummingbird a couple of years ago. It had become entangled in spider web from my barn, and its feet were completely wrapped in web, making it impossible to land and extremely difficult to fly. I captured it as gently as possible, gave…

How Mainstream Media Unknowingly Helps The #ANC Use #Zuma As Its Racial Jesus

This is a very thoughtful post by blogger Siya Khumalo. Please take the time to read it gently.


Almost everyone on my Facebook has been asking the same question: how did the #ZumaMustFallMarch become about race? Isn’t it clear that the current president is bad news for the country?

Jacob Zuma – the person and the president, the body that is depicted visually and the figure that is related to politically – is the terrain on which South Africa’s race issues have played themselves out in weird and telling ways. Without realising it, mainstream media has done the ANC a huge favour in playing up the DA’s “Zuma is corrupt” trope because as well-intentioned and truthful as it may be, what it’s done is exacerbate the friction among the races – especially between black and white people – because white people do not know how to level an insult so it lands where it’s intended. This is because colonialism and apartheid skewed racial relations.

Let’s say Jacob Zuma…

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