Rethinking urban transportation systems

I invite you to a week long discussion on safety in urban transportation systems on Twitter as a part of a month long discussion on Sustainable Development Goal no. 11 - Sustainable Cities and Communities. Follow @pinthecreep on Twitter for the discussion. I'll be curating this week again. I welcome you all. This is a … Continue reading Rethinking urban transportation systems

Join me with Safecity for a discussion on Safe and Sustainable Cities

For the entire month of April, Safecity is making a case for safety, especially women's safety in our cities and communities - one of the targets of UN's Sustainable Development Goals. As a part of this worldwide effort, we are focusing on Goal 11 - 'Make cities inclusive, safe, resilient and sustainable'. Safecity (registered under Red Dot … Continue reading Join me with Safecity for a discussion on Safe and Sustainable Cities

Fire extinguishers basics

What is fire? We've all seen fire. Probably felt it too. Fire is the rapid oxidation of a material  - a process known as combustion. It is exothermic, therefore it releases heat. We also know it produces light. Lastly, we know it burns or vaporizes things. Mechanism of fire onset: Fire is nothing without its three components - oxidizing agent, heat and … Continue reading Fire extinguishers basics