March 31, 2006

Vodkathon promo

Prabhu, the organiser of the blogger vodkathon, has put up a video promo of the event, so please do watch it. If the vodka's not incentive enough, it's going to be held at my cocktail lounge on April 01.

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March 23, 2006

Up, up, and away

I'm off to Mumbai on Friday morning and will be back only Wednesday evening, so the LinksMatic will not be updated for nearly a week. See y'all when I get back! (Those of you who have my number and haven't called, I'll be carrying my mobile phone with me.)

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March 22, 2006

Get sozzled, won't you?

Are you a blogger in Bangalore who likes his or her vodka? Well, why not celebrate April with the mega Blogger Vodkathon being organised by Prabhu on April 1?

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No nookie can get you a divorce

Sexual abstinence ground for divorce, says our Supreme Court. Our divorce laws are still weird.

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March 21, 2006

Google Finance

Yet another Google Beta site: this time it's Google Finance.

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March 19, 2006

Support the little guy? Really?

Is Whole Foods Wholesome? - The dark secrets of the organic-food movement.

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He hears me; he hears me not

In what language do deaf people think?

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Now I know what to eat

Over 100 Quick and Easy Healthy Foods. I need to try these one by one.

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Why wasn't this around in my time?

Video game therapy has helped a 9-year-old boy recover from a serious brain injury.

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Holy Moses!

The earth just split apart in Ethiopia.

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March 17, 2006

The disaster revisited

Thailand Tsunami Then and Now Gallery is a comparison of some tsunami-hit buildings and regions in Thailand, photographed from the same angle. (Very bandwidth-heavy; not for dial-up users.)

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March 16, 2006

A strike you can support

Taxmen set to strike, says the headline. No, the Income Tax department isn't planning raids; they're planning to go on strike. I think this can be safely filed in the "we don't give a crap" folder.

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Can Bush invade Mexico now?

Mexico discovers 'huge' oil field that could contain 10bn barrels of crude. Look for an announcement shortly from Bush saying Mexico has WMD. ;)

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March 15, 2006

Einstein, we hardly knew ye

Ten Obscure Factoids Concerning Albert Einstein. Did you know he hated Scrabble?

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I can see again! It's a miracle!

MIT Researchers Restore Vision In Rodents Blinded By Brain Damage: "This technique, which involves giving brain cells an internal matrix on which to regrow, just as ivy grows on a trellis, may one day help patients with traumatic brain injuries, spinal cord injuries and stroke. " I sure hope so.

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March 12, 2006

Look ma, I'm on radio

If you live in Bangalore, be sure to tune into Radio City 91 FM on Monday, 12 March, at 2 PM. I will be interviewed on the programme called "Swalpa Hatke" on my career change to a restauranteur. It's an hour long live programme. I'll do my best radio voice too. ;)

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The Flying Spaghetti Monster has blessed the ants

Scientists discover swimming ants in Australia. This is believed to be the only species that can live, swim and navigate under water. Whoa!

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Newsdesigner.com is a weblog about newspaper design from around the world.

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March 11, 2006

Praise the Lord and pass the pasta

Jesus has appeared again, this time in a pasta dish. The Lord works in mysterious foods...

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When kites attack!

In Pakistan, a kite can kill you.

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March 10, 2006

I wants me some pixels, matie.

Samsung's SCH-B600 phone is just another phone with a digital camera. Except that it has a 10 megapixel camera built-in. And it's not freakishly large either.

Posted by madman at 11:06 AM | Comments (0)

March 09, 2006

That's hot stuff

Record Set for Hottest Temperature on Earth: 3.6 Billion Degrees in Lab. "This is hotter than the interior of our Sun, which is about 15 million degrees Kelvin."

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Gotta look your best always

A Welsh woman was fined 200 pounds for putting make-up on while driving. (Hema Srivatsan, please note this.)

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Darwin award nominee

There are less painful ways to commit suicide than biting yourself to death.

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March 07, 2006

Making the big bucks the free way

Mozilla made $72 million from Firefox. Hey, it's more money than Microsoft made from IE.

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March 06, 2006

Suffer in silence?

The divorced woman as easy prey: Jai Arjun Singh writes about why women in India persist in bad marriages instead of divorcing.

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March 03, 2006

Awesome Flash

Dave Werner's Portfolio 2006: This is possibly one of the best designer portfolio sites done in Flash. Just amazing.

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March 02, 2006

I love her not

Anatomy of My Affair: "An honest account of one man's affair and the ways it changed him forever."

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