“Autists are the ultimate square pegs, and the problem with pounding a square peg into a round hole is not that the hammering is hard work. It’s that you’re destroying the peg,” says Paul Collins, American author and editor.
When at last they reached the top they discovered that the view east was blocked by another peak that rose nearly 200 feet higher than the one they had just climbed. They immortalised their disappointment by naming the smaller mountain Mount Disappointment, writes Deborah Netburn
In all honesty, this week I am at a loss for words, I am grieving the loss of a loved one. Nothing makes sense right now, all I feel is a profound sense of sadness and I just wanted to share this words from a beautiful book called If You Feel Too Much: Thoughts on Things Found and Lost and Hoped For
“I am very pleased to announce that the embassy in collaboration with Diwan AlArab, Ministry of Culture and Sports is going to organise an online Urdu poetry competition” — Syed Ahsan Raza Shah, Ambassador of Pakistan to Qatar
“ABC Matrix’s objective is to take a leading role in introducing learning computer programming, electronics, artificial intelligence, Internet of Things as an art and a skill that can be nurtured to the best possible way” — Karthik Govin
Qatar Philharmonic Orchestra (QPO) continues to entertain those who are enthusiastic about western classical music by bringing in world renowned conductors, composers and instrumentalists.
A pair of Johns Hopkins professors believe it’s time to turn the page on the Gregorian calendar in favour of one to really last the ages, including how to settle the leap year conundrum. But will the stakeholders free themselves from the yoke of tradition, asks Meredith Cohn