#MedEd Musings #1: How Not to do A Powerpoint Presentation

A wonderfully done powerpoint presentation on how not to do a powerpoint presentation! Done by the comedian Don McMillan, this seems to be quite some time old, but I must say, although technology has improved down the ages, and Microsoft has added more and more bells and whistles to MS-Powerpoint with each new version of MS-Office, the human errors have stuck on more or less … Continue reading #MedEd Musings #1: How Not to do A Powerpoint Presentation

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Have A Shitty Day: World Toilet Day

What's your call-in?

Today is World Toilet Day. And whilst you may be laughing under your breath as you read this, the truth remains that the lack of proper sanitation and drinking water is a tremendous public health disaster. Continue reading “Have A Shitty Day: World Toilet Day”

Movie Review: Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part – 1

The Deathly hallows: Part 1

So here I am talking about my first day, not-quite-the-first-show experience with HARRY POTTER AND THE DEATHLY HALLOWS, PART 1, the first in a two-part denouement to a decade-long saga of magical mayhem which I have started to identify a large part of my childhood with. Now before I posted this review, I skimmed the webverse to see what people were saying about the movie. Although I did a really perfunctory check, most of the authors were waxing eloquent about the movie. But they all were institutional authors (newspapers, magazines, gossip rags, etc.) the credibility of which as ideal, impartial movie reviewers is limited in my eyes. Continue reading “Movie Review: Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part – 1”

Robert Edwards’ Nobel Prize Revives Memories of an Unsung Indian Pioneer

While the world stands up to salute Robert Edwards for being acknowledged with the Nobel Prize, another pioneer of this field goes largely unnoticed. Subhash Mukherjee, an Indian physician, based in Kolkata, West Bengal, was part of a team comprising of Cryobiologist Sunit Mukherji and Gynecologist Dr. Saroj Kanti Bhattacharya, who managed to create India‟s first (and the world‟s second) “test tube baby” just 67 … Continue reading Robert Edwards’ Nobel Prize Revives Memories of an Unsung Indian Pioneer

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