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Interesting Reads

Interesting links, videos, and papers that inspire us, and we hope they inspire you too! Let's explore together. 



​Gijubhai Bhadeka

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The Teacher (English)

Silvia Warner Ashton

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The Man Who Planted Trees

Jean Giono


The Periodic Table

Primo Levi

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The Teacher (Hindi)

Silvia Warner Ashton

Links to Resources

There are several online resources that fascinate us! Here are a few links to some of the most fascinating things we have come across that we hope will inspire you as well. 

Is That Drink Worth It to You?

Alcohol is riskier than previously thought, but weighing the trade-offs of health risks can be deeply personal.

What Is a Colonized Mind?

England was once so proud of its colonial regime that it boasted, "The sun never sets on the British empire."

My No-Soap, No-Shampoo, Bacteria-Rich Hygiene Experiment (Published 2014)

What happens when you leave cleanliness up to your microbiome?

Sperm Count in Western Men Has Dropped Over 50 Percent Since 1973, Paper Finds (Published 2017)

Research that studied semen samples from nearly 43,000 men from 50 countries detected a sharp downward trend that is provoking broad health concerns.

When Philosophy Lost Its Way

Once upon a time, acquiring wisdom and being a good person were intimately linked. The modern university changed all that.


Amazing film on education made by NCERT in collaboration with UNICEF and UNESCO.

Angela Duckworth on Passion, Grit and Success (Published 2016)

The MacArthur “genius” answers questions on the power of resilience.

The Forger | Times Documentaries | The New York Times

As a teenager, Adolfo Kaminsky saved thousands of lives by forging passports to help children flee the Nazis.

World’s deadliest inventor: Mikhail Kalashnikov and his AK-47

One hundred years ago, the inventor of the most deadly weapon of the 20th century was born in Russia.

The Quest to Restore Notre Dame’s Glorious Sound

In Paris, experts are modeling ways to revive the burned cathedral’s centuries-old acoustics. A Times interactive shows how space can affect what we hear.

Fritz Haber: Jewish chemist whose work led to Zyklon B

The German Jewish chemist Fritz Haber's astonishing career led to millions of lives saved, and millions of lives lost, reports Chris Bowlby.

Opinion | The Tyranny of Convenience (Published 2018)

All the personal tasks in our lives are being made easier. But at what cost?

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