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A how-to for everything

For most of these holidays, I keep myself from doing things by reading hundreds of WikiHow posts, and even using a dozen or so

Ashish Sharma 

Ashish Sharma Okay, I am on leave from work, and I don't know what to do. The days are growing long, and the twilight is once again descending upon me. I realise I am racing slowly towards death, at the rate of one year per year. Panicking, I think what I do have in the present moment: a terrible mood, a WiFi and an impulse to type something on the internet. So, I Google, in succession, how to bite nails, how to ace an exam without studying, how to insult someone, and the top hit almost always was WikiHow.com, a collection of how-to manuals written in artless step-by-step processes. For most of ...

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First Published: Sat, October 08 2016. 00:03 IST
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