Raksha bandhan is not entirely a pious affair, though sentimentality doubtless prevails. It has, thankfully, also become an occasion for some jest, humor, and mild ribaldry. Rakhi advertisements from the Times of India, Mumbai (25 August 1999), suggest that some men construe bandhan truly as an occasion for taking their responsibilities as a protective brother […]

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Il y a trois ans, j’avais pris le parti de m’organiser seul un grand tour de l’Irlande, avec voiture de location, rservations de chambres et circuit touristique programms l’avance, en laissant juste une touche d’improvisation : celle, sans doute, qui m’a fait oublier tous mes croquis dans un taxi, le dernier jour. A part ce […]

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And subservient child. A kaleidoscopic mind. Subtle genius. The cyan and yellow design is (somehow) modeled after the current book and crest seal, a boldly simple, modern nod to Silicon Valley chic. According to Vanessa Correa, Creative Director at the University of California, the reworked design less of a rebranding exercise, but instead the creation […]

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The way in which human and non human animals represent the shape of their environments remains a contentious issue. According to local theories of shape learning, organisms encode the local geometric features of the environment that signal a goal location. In contrast, global theories of shape learning suggest that organisms encode the overall shape of […]

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