Cryptic Cuisines

Last week, we got to know about some of the most obscure dance forms from around the world. This week, we’re going to look at some of the most obscure foods from across the globe. While some dishes may seem mouth-watering to you, some may make you feel obnoxious as well. Let’s embark on a…

Cryptic Dance Forms

Last week, we visited some of the weirdest customs followed by cultures spread across the globe, ranging from throwing babies to being clad in bullet-ants. This week, let us all dive deep into some unknown dance forms. The Yoruba: This dance form has originated in Nigeria and the Yoruba community of the Niger-Congo ethnic group…

Cryptic Customs

In the previous weeks we have had a look at the cryptic art forms and the cryptic music styles across the world, but this week we will see arguably the weirdest customs and traditions across the world. Venezuelan time tradition: Apparently, the Venezuelans set their watches and clocks to time 15 minutes early of the…

Cryptic Music Styles

Music is not merely a five-letter word. It is something so powerful that can express emotions which can’t be expressed even by a thousand words. Music comes only second to silence when it comes to expressing the inexpressible. We live in a world that is diverse in everything, right from the attire to the languages…

Cryptic Art Forms

Curiosity is a gene that we all possess, it’s just the intensity that differs. We all are curious about almost everything in our life. We usually see something new about a particular thing and how it entices us within an instant. Being born as a human being, there’s a particular culture that most of us…

Time travel: Myth or Reality?

What date would you go back to if you could travel through time? Would you go back in time when the beautiful Taj Mahal was built, or when dinosaurs existed? Or probably to a time in future when technological advancements have swept the whole world?   Everyone has heard a completely ludicrous time travel story…

Shield Kiska?

“Shield kiska?” is something we’ve heard a lot recently. Studies, lectures or practicals, we’ve kept all of it aside, just to play, practice, or cheer for our own department. Reaching home late is a tradition we’re all following nowadays.   Whether it’s the past years’ winners or losers, there’s a constant fight among all five…

Somaiya Diaries- Chapter 15 (The Running Man)

Somaiya Vidyavihar Campus might have a number of metal statues standing in its 65-acre campus, but none as noteworthy as ‘The Running Man’, who exudes inspiration for everyone who passes by. Bringing him back to life in a fun conversation, we discovered his untold story.   “Now, standing beside the huge football field of Somaiya…

Somaiya Diaries – Chapter 14 (Kaláka)

Mesmerized by Kaláka’s concert at Somaiya Vidyavihar on 15th December, 2017, we couldn’t help but want to know more about this group’s musical journey and their exotic music. With them being kind enough to entertain us, we started with how the band was conceptualized. “The band started around 48 years ago. We started to learn…

Somaiya Diaries – Chapter 13 (Hostel Warden)

It is said that home is sweet. However, life in a hostel is a different experience altogether. It is a mixture of emotions where at one point we’re happy to be a little independent outside our homes, yet annoyed at being monitored closely by the hostel wardens. And now, talking about the hostel warden, or…

Somaiya Diaries – Chapter 9 (Gaurang Shetty)

 How does it feel to be a part of a startup incubator like riidl which is doing so well?   ‘It’s a different experience altogether. It’s become a day-to-day thing; almost as if I’m not doing any work at all. I get to interact with Microsoft, Google and other big startup incubators of our time,…

7 types of people you meet in college

KJ Somaiya College of Engineering is unique, different and the best. Yeah, yeah, we know that, but KJSCE is like every other college when it comes to the kind of people who inhabit this amazing place. Presenting to you the 7 types of people you’ll meet in college! P.S.: All the characters in this article…