August 31, 2005

Go Jayalalitha go!

Jaya asks PM to scrap tax exemptions. I can't believe I'm agreeing with Amma.

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I want me a hot cup of socialism

France will tax air tickets. To fight global poverty, would you believe? And it wants to rope in lots of other countries too. Oh the joys of globalised socialism!

Posted by madman at 11:37 AM | Comments (0)

gr8 hdline - not!

PM's man wants to put money in Ur pocket is the headline in this Indian Express article. It is shameful that SMS-speak has made its way to mainstream journalism headlines too.

Posted by madman at 11:30 AM | Comments (0)

Opera free for one day

Opera is giving out free serial numbers for its 10-year online anniversary party. But it's only for one day. Go get one now.

Posted by madman at 03:16 AM | Comments (0)

August 30, 2005

20000 virgins on the wall

Governments around the world face many challenges. Sometimes this involves evaluating 20000 topless virgins for a wife.

Posted by madman at 03:34 PM | Comments (0)

August 29, 2005

The Nocebo Effect

The Nocebo Effect is the opposite of the Placebo Effect.

Posted by madman at 02:48 AM | Comments (0)

August 28, 2005

When doves cry.

Posted by madman at 01:28 PM | Comments (0)

How not to write an ad

When a classifieds ad has too much information.

Posted by madman at 12:31 PM | Comments (0)

The smile in photographs

That certain smile: "When did a smile become the proper face to present to a camera?"

Posted by madman at 12:16 PM | Comments (0)

August 27, 2005

Hedonistica - weird videos

Hedonistica: Pleasure Yourself (or at least watch some weird videos)

Posted by madman at 01:38 PM | Comments (0)

August 26, 2005

Whales getting smarter

More animals join the learning circle: Orcas are now setting traps for sea gulls. Very interesting.

Posted by madman at 01:26 AM | Comments (0)

August 25, 2005

blowjoblessness in America has reached a record high

U.S. Blowjobless Rate At All-Time High, says the Labor Department. ;)

Posted by madman at 10:41 AM | Comments (0)

August 23, 2005

Aadisht does us proud

Young K R Aadishtan has done the Libertarian Cartel proud with this excellent piece. Worth reading.

Posted by madman at 02:26 PM | Comments (0)

Windows Vista pretty darn dull

When 'photo-quality wallpaper' is one of the killer features for Windows Vista, you know the product is going to be a damp squib.

Posted by madman at 02:19 PM | Comments (0)

Dear Palestinian Bomber... or maybe not

Some companies need to be a bit more careful with their prospective customer databases. Addressing someone as "Palestinian Bomber" doesn't get you business.

Posted by madman at 02:15 PM | Comments (0)

Food gallery updated

My gallery of food photos has been updated, folks. Please do check the pictures out. I'm still learning, so feedback is appreciated.

Posted by madman at 01:53 PM | Comments (0)

Court pulls up NDTV, Zee, Times of India: These news outlets violated the law and revealed the identities of two minors involved in that MMS sex clip case. And the fine? An unbelievably high Rs. 1000. I expect all of them to announce their bankruptcy tomorrow.

Posted by madman at 04:01 AM | Comments (0)

August 19, 2005

Life in Italy

Italian vs Europeans: Gosh, Italy doesn't sound so different from India.

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August 17, 2005

UnIntelligent Design

UnIntelligent Design is a funnier alternative to "Intelligent Design" (which is crap science anyway.)

Posted by madman at 03:03 AM | Comments (0)

Weird-ass laws continued...

Sex Offending For Dummies: In this easy two-step process, we will learn how to be branded a "sex offender" in Des Moines. Step 1: Get some kid to run in the way of your car. Step 2: After you narrowly avoid hitting said kid, grab kid by the arm and give her a lecture on road safety. Ta da! You are now a criminal.

Posted by madman at 02:02 AM | Comments (0)