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Superwogs – Border Security

To those of you who are not from Australia/UK, a bit of  cultural crash course about the word Wog. It is an insulting slang word, apparently used to talk of certain groups of ethnic people, mostly from Italy/Greece etc. Don’t quote me on this, but you can always go to Wikipedia for a more accurate […]

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United Airlines, whole new meaning to Fi...

With 800 dollars and a hotel room as leverage, UA could have handled this over booking situation in a whole different way. Mind you, they wanted the passengers gone so they can accommodate their own crew. Meaning, they gave preference to their freaking  crew over their paying customers. On top of that, they waited for […]

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An open-letter to all Jallikattu support...

There is a battle of sorts raging on in India between supporters of a traditional sport called “JalliKattu” and those who oppose it in the name of animal cruelty and prevention. Unfortunately a overwhelming majority of people from the state of Tamilnadu have taken the position that its their god-given right to participate in the […]

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Akhi’s Bytes and NASA’s Flights

Akhi’s Bytes and NASA’s Flights: Off to Mars (Kindle Edition)


Let’s see if any of the names mean anything to you. Linda B. Buck, Elizabeth Blackburn, May-Britt Moser?? No? How about these below? Serena M. Aunon, Jeanette J. Epps, Sandra Magnus. Still no, right!!? In a world where Kim Kardashian, Rihanna, and Katy Perry are what we have for role models, how do we go […]
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Did Family Guy just Skewer some of Ameri...

I don’t need to tell you how funny and ruthlessly scathing Family Guy is when it comes to social commentary. They make crude and simplistic jokes about various aspects of our world, but also weave a brilliant and biting satire to make their point. To the uninitiated the show seems juvenile and their humor pedestrian,  […]

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Man-eating Tiger of Yeleswaram

See larger image The man-eating tiger of Yeleswaram: and other tales from my Indian childhood (Kindle Edition) By (author):  Rajesh Valluri When a man-eating tiger was on the prowl terrorising villagers in the area, the local landlord, or Zamindar as they are called in India, took it upon himself to get rid of the menace. […]

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My Foray into Greek Mythology, Homer’s I

Homer’s Illiad The great war epic of Western literature, translated by acclaimed classicist Robert Fagles Dating to the ninth century B.C., Homer’s timeless poem still vividly conveys the horror and heroism of men and gods wrestling with towering emotions and battling amidst devastation and destruction, as it moves inexorably to the wrenching, tragic conclusion of […]

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Suits: When pretty white boys get off sc...

SPOILER ALERT (Mike gets out of jail, but is it really surprising at this point? Really??) Alright, suits was never famous for being an authentic representation of high law in New York city. Yet, we all have grown to love it for the way the two protagonists Mike and Harvey go about kicking everyone’s ass. […]

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