Tag: Death

Global

Pilot captured in India-Pakistan dogfight

On Wednesday 27 February, Indian Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman’s plane was shot down during a dogfight over Pakistani-Administered Kashmir, the first publicly-acknowledged cross-border aerial conflict since 1971. The incident is the third in a recent escalation of attacks. Two weeks ago, Pakistan-based militant group Jaish-e-Mohammed claimed responsibility for the killing of 40 Indian paramilitaries in…

TV

A Series of Unfortunate Events: end of series review

‘This show will wreck your evening, your homelife and your day. Every single episode is nothing but dismay!’ is what the audience is told in the catchy opening sequence to Netflix’s A Series of Unfortunate Events, and the show has proven to be a timely adaptation of Lemony Snicket’s famous book series. The story follows…

Creative Writing

Treasure

All I brought today was my breath, And that was enough To uncover Your centuries. Housed in sand I found You, An archaeology of secrets Buried under brushstrokes in dust For a lost lucky dungeon crawler. Attentively I tented Your skull in my palms, Closing a jaw locked in a bored yawn Or a scream,…

Global

Al-Shabab claims responsibility for Nairobi hotel attack

An attack carried out by Al-Shabaab militants has claimed the lives of at least 21 people in the Kenyan capital of Nairobi. The attack took place on 15 January and lasted until the morning of the following day. Armed militants targeted the DusitD2 hotel and business complex resulting in the evacuation of over 700 people….

Music

The death of the record collection

Progress in Sound With easy access and an abundance of songs, it is no wonder streaming is becoming one of the most popular ways to listen to music. Legally streaming opens up a world of possibilities in which you can test compatibility with all different genres. Streaming becomes an online record store with unlimited browsing….

Science

A visit to Body Worlds

Body Worlds is a unique, and now permanent, exhibition located in Piccadilly Circus, London. Brainchild of Dr Gunther von Hagens, the exhibition uses real plastinated bodies to teach the public about what makes us human – from conception to death, and all that happens in between. On entering the exhibition, visitors are given a headset…

Creative Writing

Out of Time

“Time is running out of time” and I’m not happy with myself “Time is running out of time” in the absence of mother’s help “Time is running out of time” and I’m not virtuous nor keen “Time is running out of time” in this era of antiquity we are out of halos and horns and…

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