Monthly Archives: August 2009

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418: Question from Gopal Kidao. Whose designs are these?

417: Trophies for the Laurence Olivier awards.

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417: What are these?

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416: A computer generated image of Manhattan, as it would have appeared in 1609 when Henry Hudson first looked at it.

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416: Question from Gopal Kidao. What does this image depict?

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415: Quoting one of the right answers –

– Diogenes Syndrome (After Diogenes the philosopher who lived in a barrel)
– Miss Havisham Syndrome (After a character from ‘Great Expectations’)
– Plyushkin syndrome (after a character in Gogol’s Dead Souls)

All these denote a condition/behavioral disorder which is accompanied by gross self-neglect, untidiness and lack of self-consciousness

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415: What would connect the philosopher to these two fictional characters?

414: Agora (place of assembly / marketplace) from which we get Agoraphobia.

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414: What were such places called? What fear gets its name so?

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413: Connect the image to the video.

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411: A cheeky comparison between James Cameron’s Avatar and the underappreciated animation film Delgo.