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Sachin Tendulkar Wants Your Ears

Some marketing genius somewhere thought of a great idea - get the best batsman of the modern day era - who also happens to...

Lahori Food Joints You Cannot Miss

Let’s face it – the famous Nihari, Paaye and Gurday Kaporay that the city is famous for are not everyone’s cup of tea. After...

Rest in Peace, Mark Callaway aka ‘The Undertaker’

After 27 years of being the face of the WWE, the Undertaker has called it quits. The Undertaker hung up the boots after his...

Of Castes and Men

We use a lot of tools to make sense of the world, be it the logical type or the absurd. As Pakistani’s, we lean...

Why Bagga Safri is the worst thing to happen to the internet

You probably have not heard about Bagga Safri, which is pretty good considering the crazy, funny and downright stupid stuff we come across in...

Peculiar Traits of the Pakistani Diaspora

There exists – for reasons many – a love/hate relationship between the Pakistani diaspora and those (un)lucky enough to be settled here in the...

Is your iPhone Ruining Your Posture?

There are so many reasons why you should put your cellphone down and enjoy the moment like your family dinner, or watching movies etc....

We are what we share on social media

“We are what we share” – or so goes a notable variation of a much used saying. Unfortunately, if such a premise held true...

The Real Boom

Prospective homebuyers throughout the world usually have similar, universally applicable queries. Is the house facing a park? Is it in the vicinity of an...

The Trivialities of Greatness

All cities of note and their inhabitants, from the John Doe’s to the distinguished, are guilty of it: rhetorical acclaim of it’s glorified past...

Man From Lahore Walks Into His Wedding Dressed Up As WWE Star Triple H

Pretty rad, right? Mr. Kichoo (That’s his real name) made sure his wedding would be remembered for a long time – pyrotechnics, the flower...

Good Reasons the World Ignored Shahid Afridi’s Retirement

Shahid Afridi bid farewell to international cricket last month with little to no response from the cricket community: there were literally no tributes on...

Rape of the Flock

We can still see Gandhi crossing the road with a walking stick in the midst of hustling traffic at Union Square nearby Broadway. Somewhere...

Harry Potter and the Cursed Child: Fictional Purgatory

I'm from the generation who grew up with Harry Potter. I was nine when I read the first book, seventeen (just like Harry was)...