Monthly Archives: June 2010

Soccer vs. football as per John Cleese

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Lightning strikes 3 Chicago buildings at the same time.

Here is a lovely video showing three Chicago buildings struck by lightning at the same time.

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Migrants on the train of death

Here is a sad but chilling story of the rush to a “better life”.

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Fatwa says to breastfeed men

The fatwas that are routinely issued by Muslim clerics never cease to amaze me for their ridiculousness but this one takes the cake (or should I say milk?). From the report, a Saudi cleric has issued a fatwa saying that … Continue reading

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Out with the old, in with the new

Here is an amazing video of a Japanese spider crab moulting.

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Daddy and me

An interesting photo feature showing world leaders and their dads.  It will be some time before Rahul Gandhi is included.

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Show me the money

I do not find this story surprising at all. This is not the first time this has happened nor will this be the last. This is exactly the reason why I did not donate any money. “We recently issued notices … Continue reading

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Indian Clogged Railways

Here is an article from NY Times. A story about trains in China and a video which compares Chinese and US high speed rail plans. Another related story here.

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Jesus struck by lightning


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Clean water and healthcare to Indian villages

Here is an innovative and laudable effort. The initiative installs rainwater collection systems on villagers’ rooftops along with a pipe system that pumps water to larger reservoirs. Sustainable Solutions provides some of the cash, and the villagers provide the rest. … Continue reading

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