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The Daily Salty · 8M ago

Why does the Vatican accept the Big Bang but not evolution? – John Farrell | Aeon Essays

Here's something that you'd not find usually kids. An exposition why religions co-exist uneasily with science. All religions have foundational myths and when you have scientific ideas and fa...
The Daily Salty · 9M ago

curiosity is the wick in the candle of learning

Now isn't this a lovely little quote? It reminds me of the famous Einstein saying, 'genius and children share one attribute, curiosity. Always be asking is my motto. This is the sad thing ab...
The Daily Salty · 9M ago

Ashokavadana

Btw son, if you get a chance, read the Charles Allan book on Ashoka which we have. It's a good, perhaps the best available book on this Indian emperor. I came across references to this parti...
The Daily Salty · 9M ago

Here's What Would Happen If You Asked Ayn Rand To Loan You Money

Here's an interesting letter son. You know AYn rand and have been reading her books regularly. Interestingly, just yesterday I had a long conversation with one of my girls at work. She's Rus...
The Daily Salty · 10M ago

Decoding leadership: What really matters

KannuHope you had a great time at your spring ball. We are anxiously waiting to see your photographs in your tuxedo all dressed up. I made chicken stir fry yesterday and I was missing feedin...
The Daily Salty · 10M ago

Ships and Silver, Taxes and Tribute: A Fiscal History of Archaic Athens

So I'm hoping to start another Phd this fall at UCL son. Where this professor teaches. It's got a great history department. Completely new subject in history so let's see how that pans out. ...
The Daily Salty · 10M ago

Five research papers that revolutionised health

KidsSome very interesting insights into how medical research was published and how pretty much every medical insight was thought to be stupid. I learnt this German  term yesterday while doin...
The Daily Salty · 10M ago

18 Quotes By The Dowager Countess That You Need To Start Using In Your Life

hese were very funny indeed Kannu. Some of them you can use to get into your conversations. The last one I liked. I'm reminded of what one of my bosses told me when I was trying to cut costs...
The Daily Salty · 10M ago

‘Dastarkhwan’ revisited

I first came across this word, dastarkhwan in Lucknow. It's a tiny street which is full of little eateries. And I tell you the food there is to die for kids. It's truly magical what they do....
The Daily Salty · 10M ago

The Ritual behind Wishing Wells: Buying Favors and Good Fortune

This is a fascinating story behind how the tradition of throwing coins into wells and fountains came about. Never knew this at all. What was the most poignant was that Odin was required to p...