The Science Behind Deadpool’s Extraordinary Superpowers

With these genetic-based superpowers transforming Wade Wilson, a mediocre crook, into Deadpool, a real-life ninja, the question begs to be asked: Can science back up Deadpool’s superpowers, and can we acquire them? Continue reading The Science Behind Deadpool’s Extraordinary Superpowers

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Is Black Panther racist?

Last month, I watched Black Panther. I thoroughly enjoyed the movie. Even before the movie had hit the theatres, people were watching the trailer on repeat, tweeting about it endlessly, and pre-booking the movie well in advance. So, you could only imagine what happened after the movie realized! People dressed up in their African prints, got their “talking drums”, and hit the theatres to watch it … Continue reading Is Black Panther racist?

Is Pad Man real?

Last week, I watched Pad Man, a riveting fictional retelling of an entrepreneur who developed cheap sanitary pads in India – Arunachalam Muruganantham. After watching the movie, I was so inspired that I felt I must explore the real Pad Man, and so I decided to write this post, discussing to what extent did the movie capture Muruganatham’s struggles and hardships.   Pad Man VS Arunachalam Muruganantham … Continue reading Is Pad Man real?

Ned Vizzini’s It’s Kind Of A Funny Story

After having completed Ned Vizzini’s It’s Kind Of A Funny Story, I am keen to read his other novels! Ned Vizzini is the writer of It’s Kind Of A Funny Story, which was nominated for several awards such as the American Library Association’s list of Best Books for Young Adults and the Abe Lincoln Award Master List. I want to read some other novels by … Continue reading Ned Vizzini’s It’s Kind Of A Funny Story

R.J. Palacio’s Wonder

Wonder, by R.J. Palacio, is the moving and uplifting tale of August Pullman, a boy born with a facial deformity. (Martin Chilton, Digital Culture Editor) I think this book is a little more than that. Wonder is about, a twelve-year-old, who has Treacher Collins syndrome, a rare craniofacial abnormality. Due to this deformity, he undergoes 27 surgeries, and that is why he is homeschooled till … Continue reading R.J. Palacio’s Wonder