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Back in the U.S.

I’m back in the U.S. and we’re sending drones to Iraq to kill “Islamic militants” (which will undoubtedly include innocent civilians). I’m back in the U.S. 657 more words

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Mahabalipuram Temples

Mahabalipuram has magnificent temples and a nice beach. It is a great gateway from the chaos of the huge metropolis Chennai.

Mahabalipuram ha un complesso di templi magnifici e una bella spiaggia. 12 more words


Khajuraho :- A lesson on how sex was once never a taboo

Khajuraho , a small town out of the way from all major cities in India has an airport. It’ s claim to fame ?  – The depictions of the kamasutra poses along its temples’ facade.   527 more words


Trade of Mahua flowers

Mahapatra, A. K., and C. M. Shackleton. “Exploring the Relationships between Trade in Natural Products, Cash Income and Livelihoods in Tropical Forest Regions of Eastern India.” International Forestry Review 14, no. 32 more words


Sparkly Rock

I spent three days at The Machan, a hill station in Lonavala India during the monsoon season. The rain was pretty much constant. On the rare breaks, I walked the forest looking for flowers, there were few, and other items of interest. 19 more words


Bite-Size Payments Go Global: Solar's Next Challenge

d.light sells solar devices to over 60 countries.  They claim they’ve impacted 36 million lives with 6 million d.light units.  Hefty numbers.  But that’s not enough.  189 more words


5 things that Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa 7 could do better.

Disclaimer: I mean no offense to anyone associated with the show. Nor am I, in any way, claiming to be more experienced and knowledgeable than the judges, participants and hosts. 678 more words

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