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Nina & Nana in Harappa Granpa

It isn’t always that you come across news relating to your lineage splashed on the pages of national dailies. It is even more unusual when they completely contradict “known facts” that you “knew” all your life. This astonishing¬†article yesterday in the Economic Times, upends decades, nay centuries, of legacy on the Indus Valley Civilization and more importantly, all our lineages!

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Nina & Nana’s Catch -22

But I found on further research that this strange fava bean aversion was not isolated to Pythogoras. Aristotle forbade eating them too because he thought they were harmful to the eater as they resembled genitals! (Ari, this is why you should have thought a little less and stepped out a bit more)

On a somber reflection Aristotle decided they resembled the gates of Hades too. Hmph…

That did make me think though. Aristotle was one of the saner geniuses in the ancient world so I decided to dig further. That’s when I found he was right about fava beans being harmful though just not for the reason he stated.

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The orbit of this planet is supposedly many thousands of years long so it hasn’t been detected by telescopes or satellites yet! Only empirical evidence hints at the existence of the planet!

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