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Author Posts: Jani Anandh

The color you see below is no ordinary hue. It’s one of the world’s newest — and perhaps most vivid — shades of blue. It also happens to be the result of a brilliant mistake. A team of chemists discovered YInMn blue during a chemistry experiment at Oregon State University in 2009. “It was serendipity, […]

The Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa’s “amma canteens”, which serve cheap meals to hundreds of thousands of people daily, have become immensely popular with the poor and the middle classes. The BBC’s Geeta Pandey samples the treats at a canteen in Chennai (Madras). It’s just a few minutes after noon on a hot summer […]

Math be the only subject that counts (get it?) but for many it is also the stuff that nightmares are made out of. But for all those that dread math class, there is a new online platform out there designed to help you during those dark moments of despair when it all feels hopeless. “Knowledgehook” is […]

South African-born and bred actor Andrew Govender might not be a household name in the film industry just yet, but the budding young actor is currently creating quite the buzz with his debut in the feature film “Free State”. Written and directed by multi-award winning director Sallas de Jager, the film sees the young ‪‎Tamil‬ […]

TIME magazine’s list of 100 most influential politicians, artists, scientists, and thinkers includes names that have dominated the press in the recent year and people that, according to the TIME editor Nancy Gibbs, have the “power to make us think”. Among those listed this year are three Tamils – Google CEO Sundar Pichai, comedian Aziz […]