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  • What happens at reunions Expectations vs Reality

    A few weeks ago, I was taking a stroll by Dhanmondi Lake, waiting for a friend I hadn't seen in months. We had been planning the reunion for a long time.

  • Stages of owning a pet

    The increasing number of people who have started to appreciate keeping a pet is an indication that having one is a way of life now. The bond that we share with our pets is a rare one and overtime they become a part of our family.

  • Conversation topics to avoid on family trips

    The goal is to avoid these talking points at all costs and thus, save the little-so-dignity you might have among your family members and relatives.

  • Life's many theme songs

    Ever imagined your life as a sitcom or movie with an amazing backing track playing throughout? From more mellow tracks during the ordinary moments, to more hard hitting ones when things start getting intense.

  • Go bananas over bananas

    The banana is a simple yet delicious fruit. But there is far more to it than meets the eye, or tongue. Bananas come with numerous benefits and traits that you might not take notice of at first. But upon further reflection, the wonders of this delightfully succulent fruit start to unveil. Here are all the reasons that make bananas the king of all food.

  • The types of brainstormers in every session

    As per definition, it's to 'hold a group discussion to produce ideas'. Personally, if I were to define brainstorming, it would be 'holding a group discussion where chaos ensues until the least expected person comes up with something meaningful'.

  • Making public commutes safer for women

    For any working woman or student, having to use public transportation is the bane to their life. A study conducted by BRAC shows that 94 percent of women commuting in public transport have faced harassment in verbal, physical, and other forms.

  • Ways to get out of caffeine dependency

    Having the option to turn to coffee to help with pulling an all-nighter during exams, or make a steaming cup of tea to kick start the morning all fresh and

  • Things that should not exist in university life

    For someone who has just finished his freshman year of university life, the idea that I have had for a very long time even before entering this new phase, has gone through drastic changes.

  • Irrational demands we make of others

    In life, humans have the annoying habit of trying to get more out of everything. That almost empty tube of toothpaste, the promo code that we've used 67 times and is about to run out today, or even people. We often make demands and requests that are insane, almost impossible to meet and at times, really annoying.