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Finding Mindfulness in Indoor Cycling


As dedicated cyclists, we are inherently driven by goals and the pursuit of better performance. We constantly strive to set new personal records, outpace fellow riders, and perhaps even clinch that coveted race victory. Our training routines often revolve around rigorous indoor workouts, replete with intervals and ramps designed to enhance our FTP and other vital metrics, all meticulously...

Book: “Nova” by Samuel R. Delany


Rating: ★★★★★ Finished reading Samuel R. Delany’s “Nova”. It is an enthralling masterpiece of science fiction that transcends the boundaries of its genre. Published in 1968, this novel continues to captivate readers with its imaginative world-building, rich character development, and thought-provoking themes. Set in a distant future where humanity has spread across the galaxy...

iOS 17’s StandBy Feature


iOS 17 has brought forth a plethora of exciting features and enhancements. Among these, there’s one that has truly made me love latest version – StandBy. This innovative addition to the iOS ecosystem has quickly become my favourite. StandBy is all about enhancing the user experience when your iPhone is tethered to a charging dock or when you simply need to access information quickly without...

Book: “Dragon Palace” by Hiromi Kawakami: A Mesmerizing Journey into Myth and Reality


“Dragon Palace” by Hiromi Kawakami just came out this week and since it’s a quick read (only 168 pages) I finished reading it today. It’s a mesmerizing literary work that immerses readers in a dreamlike world of myth and reality. Kawakami’s storytelling prowess shines as she weaves a tale of a mysterious palace beneath Tokyo’s bustling streets, where ancient dragons and...

Threads by Meta Introduces Profile Switching Feature for Enhanced User Experience


In a bid to continually improve user experience and stay competitive in the dynamic social media landscape, Threads by Meta has announced an exciting new feature that allows users to seamlessly switch between multiple profiles on its mobile app. This groundbreaking update was unveiled on Thursday, making it easier than ever for users to manage both their work and personal profiles within the...

Unlocking Europa’s Secrets: The Potential for Life in Jupiter’s Moon


This exciting news! In the vast expanse of our solar system, beneath the icy shell of Jupiter’s moon, Europa, a hidden world teems with promise. Recent discoveries made by the James Webb Space Telescope have unveiled a fascinating revelation – the presence of carbon, one of life’s essential ingredients, lurking within Europa’s mysterious subterranean ocean. While these findings...

Book: “The Stars Like Dust” by Isaac Asimov


“The Stars Like Dust” by Isaac Asimov is a fascinating addition to his Galactic Empire series, offering a glimpse into the universe’s pre-Galactic Empire era, long before the prominence of Trantor. Just finished reading it today. The story unfolds with a promising young protagonist, Biron Farrill, who hails from the influential Nebula Kingdom of Nephelos. However, the tale takes...

Thrawn’s Late Entrance in ‘Ahsoka’: A Missed Opportunity


Last night I watched the latest episode of ‘Ahsoka’ Part Six: Far, Far Away. Grand Admiral Thrawn, one of Star Wars’ iconic villains, has finally arrived in live-action form in the series. However, his late appearance raises questions about whether it can salvage a show struggling with storytelling issues common in recent Star Wars TV productions. Thrawn, known for his intelligence...

Book: “The Magician’s Daughter” by H.G. Parry


Finished reading it today! It was an interesting book and full of surprises I didn’t expect… Recommended ! In the enchanting world of 1912, magic has become but a faded memory, a long-lost wonder. Yet for Biddy, a young woman raised on the enigmatic island of Hy-Brasil by a reclusive magician named Rowan, magic is her everyday reality. This is the premise of H. G. Parry’s captivating...

Silent Extinction: Human Impact on Genera and the Tree of Life


The world is no stranger to stories of species extinction, from the haunting tales of the passenger pigeon, the Tasmanian tiger, to the tragic loss of the Baiji, the Yangtze river dolphin. These poignant stories capture the dire consequences of human activities leading to the sixth mass extinction. However, a recent study conducted by Stanford University and the National Autonomous University of...

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