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Street Hawking: A Menace or Means of Survival?

So much hullabaloo has trailed the recent ban of street hawking and trading on 1st July, 2016 by Governor Akinwunmi Ambode of Lagos. The ban, hitherto in the statue of the State but feebly enforced, was smoked out in the aftermath of the crushing to death of a street hawker by an articulated truck as she made to escape arrest by the Kick Against Indiscipline (KAl) officials. 749 more words


Stealing from Science

I just finished the short but very powerful book A Briefer History of Time, by Stephen Hawking and Leonard Mlodinow. Space and how the universe works is something that has always fascinated me. 1,392 more words


Ban on Hawking and its Societal Cons

Banning hawkers from hawking, will in fact, lead some of them to become con artists. Which is a major con 🎯 of the policy. Governor Ambode has arguably been the most effective governor in Nigeria since he became one. 421 more words



All my friends know I’m a indie and alternative rock girl. Mostly I find typical pop music uninspired. To my ear it all sounds flat and dull. 404 more words


black hole 

Last night I was lucky enough to catch this picture of the nearest black hole known as V404 Cygni. The reason the entity is visible in this photo is thanks to Hawking radiation, invented by the well known Stephen Hawking. 324 more words

Hawking Breaks British Bestseller Records on This Date

On this date in 1992, British theoretical physicist Stephen Hawking broke British publishing records with his A Brief History of Time.

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