Leisure

Stay Hungry Stay Foolish – A good, quick read

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I will be honest here. I don’t read a lot nowadays – Indian authors included. Not that I am free of that habit, it is just a matter of being determined to find enough time in my 14 hours a day spent outside of home. But, fortunately, I did not consider the time aspect when I subscribed to Kindle Unlimited. …

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Books that are in the Cloud

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I have been a technology person all my life. Well, that does not say a lot more than.. I love to experiment with technology and choose what “just works” at any time. and.. I adapt to technology as it happens. At the same time, I accept the fact that this planet is comprised of beings who like to stay behind …

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10 video websites that you didn’t know

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You can never go wrong if you think videos are entertaining. You can replace one idiot box (the “TV”) with the other (the “computer”), and have the same idiot (“you”) – it is still the same lethal combination. But, the internet is vast and there lies the problem. So as an one time favour to you, I have collated all …

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Cable prices go north

We received additional à la carte rates for specific TV channels from our cable operator.     While this is quite common for people with DTH services, it is being rolled out to households with cable connections in the last year or so.  You could not miss the advisories on hindi language networks from the people you trust – people …

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5 websites that while away your time

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There is never short of one thing in life – time. But some of us seem to never catch all the time we want, while others get all the time they need for the weirdest of activities. Here are 5 websites for those of you who have a bit of time on your hands. 1. Stumble Upon Stumble Upon is …

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Planning short trips around Bengaluru? Head here..

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If you are one of those people who get all worked up with the great traffic stories of Bengaluru, and want to stop with that – it is perfectly fine. It so happens that a few people out there carry that enthusiasm to the weekends, and experiment. Their idea of weekends is not sitting in front of the computer to …

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10 Great Resources for Free Kindle Books

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Amazon Kindle is a addiction in a good way. You can never tire from seeing books, books and more books – in all the categories that a human brain can decipher. The only problem as I see it – is money. I have only a few resources and need to take care of my next bread (or next dosa, next …

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Celebrate Planet of the Apes

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It is high time to get another franchise of the Planet of the Apes movie. From what I hear, this is a great franchise that deserves all the money it is going to get. Just, not yet. Call me a lazy movie buff, and I will take it. I fondly remember the original Planet of the Apes. Those were the …

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Unglue.it: Liberate eBooks

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Unglue.it may be the silent revolution in the world of books. A silent revolution that we have all been waiting for! Before we understand what Unglue.it does, you have to understand where we are today. Stay with me with these 3 scenarios. 1. You are a new author You’re good at writing. You have submitted various articles, short stories and small …

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Sci-Fi – Imagination never beyond today’s realm

Sci-Fi, or science-fiction, is a branch of fiction that deals with the future. The future may be an all bright nirvana that you love to be in, or a dystopian one that attempts to scare you. It is important to note that both those perceptions – of nirvana or of dystopia, is as seen and thought by current generation humans. Sci-Fi can be in …

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