Who Is Guillaume Canet?

Discovering and watching movies is a hobby of mine. During summer especially, I develop a slight obsession with certain directors, actors, or film genres. I am well past and beyond my Wuxia phase; I have watched every single movie directed by Darren Aronofsky, or featuring Leonardo DiCaprio, Jared Leto, Angelina Jolie or Audrey Tautou; my list of classical Hollywood movies is ever receding… and my love for French films will never cease.

Which is why I bring to you today my French discovery of the year, actor and director Guillaume Canet. Continue reading “Who Is Guillaume Canet?”

The Future of Formula Racing

Technology and Formula cars is a match made in heaven, and you need not be an expert to know it: the masterful pairing of the sleek aerodynamic carbon-fiber body and one of the most powerful internal combustion engines in the world is the key ingredient to the beast that is known as Formula One.

But in the present era, sustainability is of concern to the world, and all sectors are searching for ways to go “green”. Always up for the challenge, The Fédération Internationale de l’Automobile (FIA) has sanctioned, as of 2012, a new class of auto racing, called Formula E. Continue reading “The Future of Formula Racing”

The Ambiguous Nature of Curiosity

In a world where curiosity is highly esteemed, we can find it quite hard to picture a time when this particular trait was condemned and declared sinful. But hard as it may be, it was! For curiosity is the thirst for knowledge, the pursuit of the forbidden fruit. It is what drove Pandora to open a box she was not supposed to open, thus releasing evil on Earth.

But how could anyone tame the human thirst for knowledge? Continue reading “The Ambiguous Nature of Curiosity”