1st kata kalah PRU kerana tsunami cina; sekarang... →
Don’t leave your Uncle Tea-Bag hangin’.– Tobias Funke (via penguinonwheels)
email from the queen
Jubilee Email from the Queen - an important announcement regarding the United States of America To the citizens of the United States of America from Her Sovereign Majesty Queen Elizabeth II In light of your immediate failure to financially manage yourselves and also in recent years your tendency to elect incompetent Presidents of the USA and therefore not able to govern yourselves,...
Life like an experiment →
A True Tamilian!
too good not to be shared … 1. You arrive one hour late to a party and find out you are the first one to arrive. 2. You think it’s perfectly normal to call someone who’s 30 years younger than you ‘Anna just Because he’s behind a counter. 3. You wear a suit to a wedding… And you are only 3 years old. 4. The wedding takes an hour and the group pictures...
Exposed: What black money buys in Bollywood →
How healthy people stay healthy when travelling →
Tragedy of the commons →
is a dilemma arising from the situation in which multiple individuals, acting independently and rationally consulting their own self-interest, will ultimately deplete a shared limited resource, even when it is clear that it is not in anyone’s long-term interest for this to happen.
Watch your thoughts for they become words. Watch your words for they become...– Margaret Thatcher (Iron Lady)
Into The Abyss: Teal and Orange - Hollywood,... →
Those of you who watch a lot of Hollywood movies may have noticed a certain trend that has consumed the industry in the last few years. It is one of the most insidious and heinous practices that has ever overwhelmed the industry. Am I talking about the lack of good scripts? Do I speak of the dependency of a few mega-blockbuster hits to save the studios each year, or of the endless sequels and...
Bombers in Hollywood: The Price of Military Tech... →
At Camp David, President Obama met up with fellow NATO leaders to discuss the road ahead in Afghanistan. Although no one there used the language of defeat, the implicit message was clear: the war has gone nowhere in the past few years and it’s time to start packing up. Meanwhile, what raked in $25.5 million at the box office? Battleship. And who provided director Peter Berg with the war...
You Consulted On My Battleship! How The Military... →
Audiences worldwide love action movies. When films feature uniformed personnel, planes, or ships—or, better yet, are military-themed, Hollywood routinely travels to the Pentagon. The Air Force, Army, Marine Corps, and Navy all share offices geared towards Hollywood in the same Los Angeles office building. Over in Washington, the Defense Department quietly maintains a Film Liaison Unit that...
SRK’s midlife meltdown: Real, raw and tragic →
“Ae bewada,” calls out an anonymous voice from the crowd, carrying high and clear over the chatter. An enraged Shah Rukh Khan yells right back, “Tu peeche se mat bolna… samne se aake bol ae peeli shirt ****… yahin gaad doonga.” (Don’t talk to me from back there. Come in front of me, you yellow shirt. I will bury you right here.)
Deadly Meetings in the Workplace →
Turning 60: The Twelve Most Important Lessons I've... →
Why is "mayday!" an international distress signal?
mentalflossr: It comes from the French “venez m’aider,” meaning “come help me!”
tea in india, history →
According to historian Lizzie Collingham in her terrific Curry: A Tale of Cooks and Conquerors, the English popularized tea drinking in India in the early 1900s as a way to expand the market for the tea they were growing there. To the great distress of the British marketers of the time, the locals insisted on adding way more sugar and milk than would be considered proper by English standards...
Don’t be encumbered by past history—go off and do something wonderful.
Near death, explained →
chai recipe →
will try out some!
SRK's speech at Yale University worth spending... →
Tamil movie KO is a great movie →
While watching Tamil movie KO: , I thought 2myself, this would be remade in Hindi starring MR. Perfectionist not originality AAMIR KHAN, I was dead wrong! It is been remade in Hindi but starring king of remake akshay Kumar!
A 30-year-old can spend $5,000 on a boob job—or she can take that $5,000 and...– Get a boob job or invest the money? Numbers according to financial literacy expert Manisha Thakor, the author of On My Own Two Feet: A Modern Girl’s Guide to Personal Finance, and Get Financially Naked: How to Talk Money with Your Honey. (via newsweek)
An 18-Minute Plan for Managing Your Day →
Yesterday started with the best of intentions. I walked into my office in the morning with a vague sense of what I wanted to accomplish. Then I sat down, turned on my computer, and checked my email. Two hours later, after fighting several fires, solving other people’s problems, and dealing with whatever happened to be thrown at me through my computer and phone, I could hardly remember what...
Now if you are going to win any battle you have to do one thing. You have to...– - George S. Patton, U.S. Army General, 1912 Olympian
Bollywood’s Rape-O-Meter : Informative and Lolzzzz →
Rape is an ugly word of a horrible and cowardly act. But in Bollywood especially in the 70’s and 80’s it was actually considered as necessary as an item number. The movie pitch went something like this ‘Sirji, Introduction of hero on a dark night, he saves the heroine from being raped and beats up 10 goons, 3 romantic songs, 1 religious song, 1 sad song and 1 item number, 4 action scenes, and...
Never confuse the size of your paycheck with the size of your talent.– Marlon Brando (via kari-shma)