M. Megha

M. Megha

A passionate writer, artist, movie buff and a hard core non vegetarian, she enjoys trying new and different things. Comedy and thriller movies are her sources of comfort. A student of psychology, she finds the subject fascinating and often incorporates it into the occasional fictional pieces she pens down.
  • Aug- 2016 -
    19 August
    CelebsPhoto of 4 Famous Viners Who Are Now Youtubers

    4 Famous Viners Who Are Now Youtubers

    You all must have heard of Vine right? The six-second madness?  If not, go google it son! Well, recently the internet has noticed that a lot of viners are slowly moving to Youtube and expanding their platform. Here are a few famous viners who have become big hits on Youtube. Liza Koshy This “little brown girl” as she likes to…

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  • 1 August
    NewsPhoto of 5 Annoying Texts All of Us Have Received

    5 Annoying Texts All of Us Have Received

    In this day and age where texting is one of the most popular forms of communicating, we have a variety of texters and their annoying habits. Some of the major irritating texts that most of us have received have been highlighted below. 1. The essay If you are a human and have relationships (and I don’t just mean the romantic…

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  • Jul- 2016 -
    25 July
    NewsPhoto of Top 4 Carpool Karaokes hosted by James Corden

    Top 4 Carpool Karaokes hosted by James Corden

    The Late Late Show with James Corden has a variety of fun aspects such as Live Tinder, Drop the Mic, and of course, Carpool Karaoke! The latest one starred none other than the first lady of the United States, Michelle Obama. With a surprise appearance by Missy Elliot, it was hands down the most exciting one yet. However, there are…

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  • 23 July
    NewsPhoto of 5 Things That Happen When You’re A Girl Who Hates Shopping

    5 Things That Happen When You’re A Girl Who Hates Shopping

    For someone who borrows her brother’s old t-shirts and steals her mom’s jeans, I can safely say I hate shopping. I do not understand the point of it unless you’re in dire need of the product you’re buying. I will only buy clothes/shoes/underwear if my current ones are torn, damaged beyond repair, have been converted into dusting cloths, or have…

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  • 21 July
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    Late

    “Beta, can you please get my medicines from the chemist”, yelled Sagar’s mother, her voice just slightly louder than the noisy kitchen exhaust fan. “Yes maa, I will go in a while.. god..chill please”, he bellowed back. “Ok beta”, said his mother and continued to wash the dishes with a smile on her face. Her son was twenty years old…

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  • 7 July
    NewsPhoto of Don’t Watch Game of Thrones? Join The Club!

    Don’t Watch Game of Thrones? Join The Club!

    Alright, there’s no denying the fact that Game of Thrones has taken most of the world by storm. For someone who doesn’t follow the show, I’ve certainly heard a lot about Jon Snow. Apparently, he dies and comes back to life and whatnot. Also, who is this Khaleesi? Her hair sure looks interesting. Moreover, it’s ostensibly a thing to kill…

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  • Jun- 2016 -
    19 June
    NewsPhoto of House of Cards Season 5: What All Can We Expect?

    House of Cards Season 5: What All Can We Expect?

    House of Cards is easily one of the most rivetings, and enthralling TV shows ever. Having completed its tumultuous and brilliant fourth season, it leaves fans clamoring for season 5. Here are some questions and expectations I have from the next season of House of Cards: What’s next for the power couple? Having lived life through deceit, lies, and manipulations,…

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  • 12 June
    MoviesPhoto of Te3n: A Hauntingly Brilliant Thriller

    Te3n: A Hauntingly Brilliant Thriller

    Directed by Ribhu Dasgupta, starring Amitabh Bachchan, Nawazuddin Siddiqui, and Vidya Balan, Te3n is definitely an engrossing film and a must-watch. Meant to be a thriller, it certainly lives up to its genre, especially in terms of cinematography, and music. Clinton Cerejo, the music director for this film worked wonders in providing the perfect tunes for the difficult issues and…

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  • 6 June
    SpiritualityPhoto of Believer, Agnostic, or Atheist- Which One Are You?

    Believer, Agnostic, or Atheist- Which One Are You?

    Within the context of religion, we have many categories, the major ones include people who believe that there is a God/a higher being, people who do not have a definite belief regarding God, and people who do not believe that God exists.  I was curious to know the youth’s views regarding these three groups. Given below are their opinions and…

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  • May- 2016 -
    26 May
    QB Short StoriesPhoto of CUT

    CUT

    “Cut along the vein, not across. That way it will be quicker”. The words echoed in his head. He would hold the blade in his hand yet it would never touch his bare skin. “Cut along the vein, not across…” the words kept echoing in his head. His friend Ravi had spoken these words to him. After all, Ravi was…

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  • 24 May
    CelebsPhoto of The Facebook Experiment : An 11-Month Break

    The Facebook Experiment : An 11-Month Break

    Facebook in its essence is the mother/father/god of social networking sites. Almost every person has their profile on facebook. I joined this site in 2013 (yes pretty late I know, but that’s what you get when you have strict parents). Needless to say, it slowly grew on me. I started adding people from school, college, and coaching classes. It was…

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  • 24 May
    NewsPhoto of 4 Thoughts You Have While Getting a Haircut

    4 Thoughts You Have While Getting a Haircut

    Most of us get a haircut once in 6 months or so, 3 months if you really like experimenting. Every time I get a haircut, I have certain thoughts, fears, and apprehensions that keep running around in my head. Some are related to the styling, the shampoo, inability to say no, and more. Read on to see if you can…

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  • 5 May
    Sex & RelationshipsPhoto of 4 Things To Remember When Meeting Your Friend’s New Partner

    4 Things To Remember When Meeting Your Friend’s New Partner

    I don’t know if many of you have been in this situation but trust me it’s WEIRD. When your close friend starts dating someone new and wants you to meet him/her, it’s something you can’t really title or label (at least for me). When I meet a friend’s new partner, all I remember is what my friend has told me…

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  • Apr- 2016 -
    12 April
    NewsPhoto of 5 Saree Struggles Every Girl Can Relate To

    5 Saree Struggles Every Girl Can Relate To

     April is a month packed with college farewells and farewells mean wearing sarees. Coming from a girl’s college, I see a lot of my peers fretting about sarees, safety pins, pleats, pallus, shoes, and whatnot. Needless to say, I am one of them. Having worn sarees a few times before, I can safely say that I know the major…

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  • Mar- 2016 -
    13 March
    NewsPhoto of 5 Secrets to Staying Positive

    5 Secrets to Staying Positive

    All of us struggle with periods of uncertainty, unhappiness, remorse, guilt, and anger. Having been a victim of those emotions for quite a while now, I thought it only apt to try and make an effort to step out of it and move towards positive thoughts and positivity in general. Mind you it takes time and effort to cultivate happiness,…

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  • Feb- 2016 -
    20 February
    NewsPhoto of 3 Sitcoms Better Than ‘Friends’

    3 Sitcoms Better Than ‘Friends’

      A lot of us are hard core ‘Friends’ fans and hey I don’t blame anyone. I agree Rachel and Ross are perfect together, yes Chandler is the funniest guy, and of course Phoebe and Joey are the quirkiest people, and true Monica has OCD. They are indeed a bunch of hilarious, fun people. However, according to me, ‘Friends’ isn’t…

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  • Jan- 2016 -
    17 January
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    4 Things That Happen When You Google Your Symptoms

    There are many occasions wherein we may be having a little twitch, itch, rash, or something small and strange happening in our body. Majority of the time we brush it aside and forget about it. But sometimes, just sometimes we make the mistake of going online and googling our symptoms. Here are some of the common things that happen when…

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  • 10 January
    NewsPhoto of Breaking Up With Your Phone

    Breaking Up With Your Phone

    A lot of us have issues with our phones. Honestly think about it, do you or anyone you know claim to be completely and utterly happy with your phone? If yes, then good for you! Wait another few months and let me know if your answer changes. I have problems with my phone all the time. I’ve had so many…

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  • 10 January
    NewsPhoto of Conformity – Is it Really Worth it?

    Conformity – Is it Really Worth it?

    ‘Simply Psychology’ defines conformity as “a type of social influence involving a change in belief or behavior in order to fit in with a group”. Why do we do things that we do not want just to “fit in” with people who we may not even like that much? Conformity can be seen in various ways, be it bowing to…

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  • 8 January
    NewsPhoto of 4 Rising Indian Comedians

    4 Rising Indian Comedians

      We all love to laugh and there are many comedians who have kept us smiling for a long time. In recent years, new faces have emerged who are simply brilliant! (No, I’m not talking about comedy nights with Kapil, please no). Here are a few Indian comedians who are rising to fame! Daniel Fernandes Daniel Fernandes is the kind…

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  • Dec- 2015 -
    25 December
    NewsPhoto of 4 Essential Winter Hacks

    4 Essential Winter Hacks

      Winter is the time when we all want to wear our huge comfy sweaters and snuggle up in our warm blankets with a bowl of soup. All of this while we watch our favourite TV series. This paints a pretty comforting picture doesn’t it? Did you know that there are ways to make it even better? Here are some…

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  • 6 December
    NewsPhoto of Process of Giving a Viva Voce

    Process of Giving a Viva Voce

    A quick google search reveals that a viva voce is defined as “an oral examination, typically for an academic qualification”. My definition, on the other hand differs ever so slightly. I like to describe it as “a panic attack, typically observed in academic settings”. For someone who just recently gave four vivas in a row, I’ve formulated a list of…

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  • Nov- 2015 -
    12 November
    Sex & RelationshipsPhoto of We Aren’t Meant to be Boxed and Labeled

    We Aren’t Meant to be Boxed and Labeled

    I’m sure a lot of us do this. We meet someone, befriend them, think we know them fully after a few months, then place them in certain categories or boxes in our mind. It is natural to do so. For example, I meet a loud, frank, outspoken person at a party and in my head, I will label him or…

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  • Oct- 2015 -
    29 October
    MoviesPhoto of 4 Movies That Portrayed Disorders Beautifully

    4 Movies That Portrayed Disorders Beautifully

    There are various movies that depict many different mental disorders. Some stand out as brilliant whereas others fail to grasp the issue properly. Here are some English movies which I feel portrayed mental, psychological and developmental disorders beautifully. 1. A Beautiful Mind Based on the biography of mathematician John Nash, “A Beautiful Mind,” the movie depicts his struggle with schizophrenia.…

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  • 23 October
    NewsPhoto of 5 Ice Cream Flavors That Don’t Get Enough Credit

    5 Ice Cream Flavors That Don’t Get Enough Credit

    The majority of the world’s population is obsessed with chocolate flavored anything be it cake, ice creams, fudge, pie, the list goes on. But have you ever taken a chance and tried something new for a change? It’s not like chocolate is going to run away the minute you sample the blue ice cream or maybe the red one. Here’s…

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  • 15 October
    MoviesPhoto of Latest James Bond Theme Song

    Latest James Bond Theme Song

      Yes, the new James Bond theme song is out and it is simply mind blowing! The song, “Writing’s on the Wall” has been recorded for the upcoming Bond movie, “Spectre.”  Afraid to admit it, but I feel it’s better than “Skyfall” (Adele fans, please don’t kill me). Sung by Sam Smith, it is the first Bond theme to be…

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  • 13 October
    Sex & RelationshipsPhoto of Let’s Be Empathetic

    Let’s Be Empathetic

      As a psychology student, I have heard the term “empathy” way too many times, but have only recently started understanding and imbibing it. Simply put, empathy is the act of putting yourself in another person’s shoes (not literally please), understanding the other person’s situation through their eyes/viewpoint. In this day and age, everyone is busy running a race with…

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  • 12 October
    NewsPhoto of 5 Contact Lens Problems

    5 Contact Lens Problems

      [tps_header]I started wearing contact lenses about a year back. I’ve noticed that though there are a lot of pros, it comes with many cons too. If you are a recent lens wearer or even a seasoned one, I’m sure you’ll agree to some of the struggles listed out that we face on a regular basis.[/tps_header] [tps_title]Dropping your lens on…

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  • 6 October
    SocietyPhoto of 5 Bizarre World Records

    5 Bizarre World Records

      I’ve got to say that there are a LOT of weird people here on planet earth. Some of them are involved in setting the most bizarre world records you could imagine. And no, I don’t mean breath holding or doing a million crunches, all this is normal in comparison to these “creative” people. Here is a list of 5…

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  • 5 October
    Sex & RelationshipsPhoto of 5 People You Wish You Never Met

    5 People You Wish You Never Met

      There are many people we encounter in our lives. Some of them become are close friends while the others remain at the periphery of our social circle but still affect us in many ways. As we grow older, we learn who to trust, who to ditch, who to keep, and who to stay away from. Here is a list…

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  • Sep- 2015 -
    26 September
    NewsPhoto of 5 Reasons Why Kids Are Infuriating

    5 Reasons Why Kids Are Infuriating

    Among my friends, it’s a known fact that I’m not very fond of children. This detail brings about a lot of mixed reactions from them. Some feel that it is abnormal not to love little children, whereas a few do understand my viewpoint and are staunch supporters. Here are some of the reasons why kids are not as cute as…

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  • 21 September
    SocietyPhoto of 5 Types of Autowallahs

    5 Types of Autowallahs

    Mr. Fancy This guy is fancier than you and can even give you a complex. He wears a uniform different from the other autowallahs. His shirt and pants aren’t grey but sparkling white. He wears frameless spectacles and has a touchscreen phone which may even be better than yours! Sitting in his plush auto, you wonder why he’s driving this…

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  • 18 September
    NewsPhoto of 5 Winter Stresses Most of Us Have

    5 Winter Stresses Most of Us Have

    Granted that winter doesn’t bring with it sweaty armpits and sunburnt faces, did you know that winter isn’t all soup and coziness? It has its ways of making you hate yourself and your body. Here are some of the winter stresses many of us face: Dandruff Don’t get me started on this. In the summers, my hair is a shiny…

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  • 13 September
    NewsPhoto of 6 Rare and Unusual Phobias

    6 Rare and Unusual Phobias

    Phobias are irrational fears that an individual may hold for different situations/ objects/ persons/ animals or more. There are various types of phobias that people suffer from. But can our general fears be classified as phobias? Not exactly. Phobias come under the umbrella of anxiety disorders and are actual matters of concern. Though these phobias may seem unusual and maybe…

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  • 11 September
    NewsPhoto of 5 Youtubers I Can’t Get Over

    5 Youtubers I Can’t Get Over

    Miranda Sings Played by Colleen Ballinger, Miranda tops my list of favourite youtubers. With the pants that read “Haters Back Off”, the terrible singing voice lessons and of course the red lipstick, she has over 4 million subscribers and has won the hearts of many as the most annoying yet hilarious character. Having appeared in Seinfeld’s show “Comedians in Cars…

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  • 7 September
    Sex & RelationshipsPhoto of 5 Struggles Of An Awkward Hugger

    5 Struggles Of An Awkward Hugger

      Hugging is pretty common among people these days and everyone seems to be at ease with this gesture. Everyone, except for ME. Yes, that’s right, hugging isn’t my strong suit. I tend to clam up and not know what to do. I fail to understand the people who stand holding ‘Free Hug’ signs. Who would voluntarily give out hugs…

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  • 4 September
    NewsPhoto of 7 Hashtags that Need to Stop

    7 Hashtags that Need to Stop

    The current generation is obsessed with social media. They are so fixated with it that they are slowly losing their minds. Nowadays, youngsters (and even older people!) go out, party, click pictures, put filters and post them on social media with hashtags ranging from sentimental to completely vague. Here are some hashtags which are becoming too common and clichéd and…

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  • Aug- 2015 -
    31 August
    NewsPhoto of 5 Reasons Why I Can’t Wait For House of Cards: Season 4

    5 Reasons Why I Can’t Wait For House of Cards: Season 4

    One of the most enticing, ruthless, edge-of-the-seat, simply incredible shows on television, House of Cards has never failed to entertain its audience. With three successful seasons under it’s belt, this show will soon release the much awaited Season 4 in 2016. Here are some of the reasons I simply cannot wait. Divorce or another plot? When it comes to this…

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  • 29 August
    NewsPhoto of 6 Rules To Remember Before You Hit the Buffet

    6 Rules To Remember Before You Hit the Buffet

    Most of us enjoy the usual, safe, à la carte. But some of us relish the good old buffet. I personally love a grand buffet. There are so many choices! Why order just one dish of lamb when you can have chicken and fish too? However, there are some rules which should be kept in mind while eating at a…

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  • 24 August
    NewsPhoto of Did Someone Say Butter Chicken Momos?

    Did Someone Say Butter Chicken Momos?

    Yes you read the title correctly. No it’s not a scam. They do exist- butter chicken momos! For me, life is about following one rule and one rule only. Always say yes to food. And when it’s non-vegetarian food, scream yes! From octopus, to buffalo meat, to shark, I have tried a variety of non- vegetarian dishes till now, but…

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  • 21 August
    MoviesPhoto of 5 Chick Flicks that Kept it Real

    5 Chick Flicks that Kept it Real

    Chick flicks are movies that deal largely with romance and relationships. We are all guilty of watching the typical chick flick wherein the guy and girl follow the pattern of hate-admiration-love. Although chick flicks are comforting and re-instill (read: cleverly distort) our belief in true love, one does ponder, is real life always like that? Here are a few chick…

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