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Think like a freak: Sunk cost fallacy

I have always been a great fan of Michael Levitt’s book “Freakonomics”. In my early post-college years, it was one of the very few books which shocked my brain into looking at things in radically different perspectives. I have used that book as a guide post when faced with challenges in life and work, and […]

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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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Commonly misused or confused English wor...

Commonly misused or confused English words

I have been observing people’s language mistakes for a while, and realized that there is pattern of behavior when it comes to using the wrong words, or using words in the wrong context. Far be it for me to claim expertise in the English language, but I suppose it’s actually easy for non-native speakers like […]

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The Americans — Greatest TV drama ever m

We are living in a truly golden age of television drama. Starting somewhere about a decade ago, the American television industry started producing some extraordinary dramas, which included shows like The Sopranos, Law and Order, Six Feet Under, and who can forget Dexter. Building on this great foundation came the next generation like “The Wire”, […]

The Americans: Season 1 [Blu-ray] (Blu-ray)


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