Most Indians don't know that the Russians actually sent a nuclear warship and two groups of nuclear submarines fitted with an array of ready to fire nuclear warheads, cruisers and destroyers to counter the U.S's seventh fleet and a British warship during the 1971 war with Pakistan.
Before 1971 the state of Bangladesh never actually existed, it was call... (more)
Allow me to introduce you to a small portion of the excellent satirical art of Pawel Kuczynski.
I had an online friend a few years ago who had (and presumably still has) the most fascinating family setup. She and her wife had formed a family with a gay male couple, and at the time I knew her they had three kids.
My friend was the biological mother of all the children, and they called her Mama. She was a stay-at-home mother, focused entirely on the ... (more)