Volunteer for the Train of Hope: A Shout Out

I received an email last week from the organisers of an event which seems very interesting. A volunteerism opportunity abroad for US Medical students and professionals, this seems like a good way for the USMLE fighters to spend couple of weeks abroad after they have gone through the challenges of interviewing and matching. Please note that I…

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Towel Day Infographic (Credits: Lemonly)

Happy Towel Day!

So, you never heard of this, eh? Today is World Towel Day, celebrated in the memory of Douglas Adams, the celebrated author of A Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy and a ton of other stuff. Anyways. The original refrain about the importance of the Towel for a galaxy-hiking bloke went as follows: A towel, it says,…

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Confessions of a Quondam Gourmand

I usually stay away from posting personal stuff on my blog here at Scepticemia, but seeing as how the personal stuff has kept me from blogging (and life, in general), over the past few weeks, I thought this was high time I acknowledged the same the one way I know how to: blog about it! I…

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Aphorisms of Neitzsche

Hacking of the National Institute of Epidemiology and Musings on Hacktivism

Yesterday, my friend and medical blogging maestro, SoumyadeepB brought this to my notice: National Institute of #Epidemiology, #India hacked .. @scepticemia might interest you — Soumyadeep Bhaumik (@DrSoumyadeepB) January 27, 2014 So, apparently, the National Institute of Epidemiology got hacked by a member identified as what I think reads as Haxorioux Mind who apparently…

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