October 25, 2007
Amit Varma wins the Bastiat Prize
Hearty congratulations to my good friend Amit Varma, who has won the Bastiat Prize for 2007 for his writing on free markets.
Posted by madman at 12:30 PM
August 8, 2007
Who funds this kind of research?
Scientific research shows that James Bond stays healthy because he has his Martinis shaken, not stirred. I'm not kidding. Go read it for yourself. People actually fund this kind of research? :|
Posted by madman at 1:18 PM
August 1, 2007
Why we like sex
Why do people want to have sex? Because it feels good. Duh!
Posted by madman at 8:38 PM
July 25, 2007
Fast food can taste good too
Mark Bittman in the New York Times has a list of 101 tasty meals you can make in 10 minutes or fewer.
Posted by madman at 11:09 AM
July 23, 2007
Harry Potter: The Enduring Grief
The latest niche market: Helping people deal with their grief over the ending of the Harry Potter series.
Posted by madman at 12:35 PM
June 21, 2007
A different view of the Universe each day
The NASA Web site has a daily Astronomy Picture of the Day feature. Each day, a different breathtaking picture of our universe is shown, along with an explanation written by an astronomer.
Posted by madman at 2:57 AM
June 20, 2007
Another magazine mention
I've been mentioned in an article in the latest issue of Outlook Money magazine, and you can read an online version of the article too.
Posted by madman at 4:10 PM
June 14, 2007
Invasion of the bunnies
The 30-Second Bunnies Theatre Library... "in which a troupe of bunnies parodies a collection of movies by re-enacting them in 30 seconds, more or less." (link via my cousin Manisha.) Hilarious!
Posted by madman at 5:54 PM
June 12, 2007
Jesus take the wheel...
Posted by madman at 11:25 AM
June 8, 2007
Tom Kha soup recipe
I have woken up from my blog slumber and posted a new recipe on my chef blog: Tom Kha soup recipe. Go read.
Posted by madman at 4:36 PM
June 2, 2007
Indian Idol predictions
Posted by madman at 11:34 AM
May 21, 2007
How do you take a really plump woman and turn her into slim cover-girl material? Photoshop magic. Fascinating video.
Posted by madman at 7:42 PM
Limerence - not a lime-based cocktail
Today's Wikipedia link of the day: Limerence.
Posted by madman at 11:13 AM
May 18, 2007
I want mah meat and potatoes!
Posted by madman at 11:40 AM
May 9, 2007
Your own scratchy business card?
Some cool business card designs here. The last one is the weirdest. (Warning: page takes ages to load even on a broadband connection.)
Posted by madman at 1:35 PM
Free speech my arse!
This CNN-IBN clip demonstrates why Indians will never appreciate free speech. Too many of us still believe that an authority figure (parents, government, police) needs to protect us from "offensive" things.
Posted by madman at 1:08 PM
March 15, 2007
Food, yummy food...
My Flickr food photo set has been updated with some new photos, so please do visit.
Posted by madman at 3:41 PM
We are going on a holiday...
I am off this weekend to Mumbai and Delhi after that to attend a wedding and an engagement respectively. Will be back on 27th. Anyone wanting to meet up please drop me a line.
Posted by madman at 3:35 PM
Men and women - Venus Mars etc.
Posted by madman at 3:32 PM
February 15, 2007
The New India Uncut is now LIVE
Ladies and gentlemen, please visit the all new India Uncut by Amit Varma. I have spent many hours on the design and coding of this site, and a bit of traffic would be nice. :)
Posted by madman at 9:29 PM