Witnessing Death: The Charnel House of Choeung Ek, Cambodia
Disclaimer: Contains graphic depictions of death and brutality, unfortunatley, all of which is based on truth. There are pictures and accounts of the genocide perpetrated on the Cambodian people by the despotic rule of the Khmer Rouge, under the administration of the Angkar, with Pol Pot’s at the helm As…
Beatocello: The Story of Dr. Beat Richner, the Swiss Pediatrician in Cambodia
My significant other and I spent a fair amount of time last month backpacking my way across Cambodia. Whilst we were doing the usual rounds, looking at temples, and doing the usual touristy things, we came across a huge hospital, with the sign below:
[Warning: NSFW] Sex and the CT (MRI, Actually)
Ever heard of the IgNobel prize? Well, I am a big fan of theirs and the science they reward and for a long, long time, I have been meaning to write about one particular study they awarded. Finally procrastination done, I am down to write about it. This particular study…
PeerJ Turns ONE!
The first anniversary of the innovative open access journal, PeerJ, was on 12th June. — PeerJ is one heck of an innovative journal. It celebrated one year of existence on 12th June, and seems to be going strong now. PeerJ works on a one time pay model, where users can submit incremental number of papers depending on their subscription level. The lowest rung is that of only 99$, which allows one paper per year.
Jux Closing Down: Another one bites the dust
On the closing of the Jux blogging platform — For a while, one of the blogging platforms I flirted with for my photoblogging needs was Jux. However, as I was going through the Spam folder of my email today, I stumbled across the news that Jux was closing down! The Juxers blog has posted a short, and rather mournful…