Planning a Summer Getaway? Here are the Best Places to Visit in Pakistan

Planning a Summer Getaway? Here are the Best Places to Visit in Pakistan

Eid is over but the holidays aren't. Kids have almost three months of vacations and they are demanding their parents to take them somewhere. After all, they want to have something to tell their fri..

Chernobyl Incident - Is the World Going to End Because of a Nuclear Disaster?

Chernobyl Incident - Is the World Going to End Because of a Nuclear Disaster?

It has been 33 years since that fateful day when an accident in the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant's No. nuclear reactor left 54 people dead as a result of Acute Radiation Syndrome. Situated in the..

What if She Doesn't Like Jhumkay? The Perfect Eid Gifts for Women!

What if She Doesn't Like Jhumkay? The Perfect Eid Gifts for Women!

You must be living under a rock if you haven't seen the word jhumkay or pictures of a few pair online during the past couple of weeks. Women expressed their love for this piece of jewelry and start..

Why Are Women So Angry?

Why Are Women So Angry?

Sure, for a long time women weren't allowed to vote. But they eventually got the rights they deserved as human beings. Women of color had to wait a bit longer for that too because in this world, yo..

The Reluctant Feminist - How to talk about Feminism

The Reluctant Feminist - How to talk about Feminism

Political ideologies are always difficult to talk about because we tend to see things only in black and white. An ideology is assumed to be either good or it's bad. So when we pick a side, cement o..

Understanding OCD and Turtles All the Way Down

Understanding OCD and Turtles All the Way Down

The internet is a wild place where people say anything they want without giving it much thought. I can't remember the number of times I have seen the phrase "this satisfied my OCD" on the internet...

How Humans See Colors - What Causes Color Blindness?

How Humans See Colors - What Causes Color Blindness?

Color Blindness, as explained in earlier post, is the inability to identify or differentiate different colors. To understand the causes of color blindness, it is important to first learn how human..

Why Child Marriages Need to Stop

Why Child Marriages Need to Stop

You may have heard of the recent discussion about child marriages in the National Assembly. The Child Marriage Restraint (Amendment) Bill, 2018, was passed by Senate on last Monday. It proposed tha..

The Real Color of Sun is White, Not Yellow.

The Real Color of Sun is White, Not Yellow.

You might think that the real color of Sun is yellow , red or orange but it's actually none of these colors as Sun is actually white in color.You might be thinking that when we go out and se..

Types of Color Blindness - and No, I don't see only in black and white

Types of Color Blindness - and No, I don't see only in black and white

When i tell anyone about my color blindness, they always assume that being color blind means that i can't see any color. Some of the most common respo..

The Things Men Get Away With

The Things Men Get Away With

By now, everybody knows about the harassment accusations against Ali Zafar. Some have taken sides as if it is a regular dispute between two celebrities and not about the rights of women. Some think..

The Losing Battle Against Mental Illness

The Losing Battle Against Mental Illness

For centuries the world did not consider mental illnesses real. Some patients were treated by priests, claiming they are possessed by demons. Some had to face torture in the so-called mental asylum..

What it's Like Being ColorBlind in a Colorful World

What it's Like Being ColorBlind in a Colorful World

Color blindness affects about 8 percent of male and 0.5 percent of female population, yet it is so rarely understood by normal vision people. Colorblindness aff..

Political Correctness, Are We Overdoing It?

Political Correctness, Are We Overdoing It?

We have been through the Stone Age, not only physically but also mentally. Our mentality stayed in the Dark Ages for a long time. We abused our women, discriminated against the minorities, killed t..

Keeping Children in the Dark

Keeping Children in the Dark

It is natural to want to protect your children from harm but keeping your kids in the dark is a totally different thing. Every time there is a mention of rape or sexual abuse, people cover their ch..

Women As the Symbol of Revolution

Women As the Symbol of Revolution

If there is any group of people who understand oppression better than anyone else it is women. As soon as girls learn to walk and talk, their parents and society start telling them what they can an..

The Twitter Trend We Need to Let Go Of

The Twitter Trend We Need to Let Go Of

Wanting to express your opinion is a very human thing. And it is a basic human right: freedom of expression. All of us remember when News Channels opened in Pakistan like flowers in Spring. News wa..

Wind River and Why We Need to Talk About it

Wind River and Why We Need to Talk About it

Women are the oppressed gender on this planet and if you don't agree with this statement then maybe it is time you go and educate yourself a little bit. Almost every woman has experienced harassmen..

Delhi Crime and the Monsters Among Us

Delhi Crime and the Monsters Among Us

A few days ago I watched Delhi Crime, a Netflix original TV show based on the 2012 <a data-mce-href="https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/2012_Delhi_gang_rape" href="https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/2012_Del..

I wasn't Shocked by Christ Church Mosque Shootings

I wasn't Shocked by Christ Church Mosque Shootings

When i heard about ChristChurch Mosque Shooting on the day of attack, i wasn't shocked. I didn't feel any shock or horror even when i watched the live video of the tragedy that appeared on my timel..