Epic hacking of Mat Honan
Petty thief in Florida gets 5 years in prison with a $5000 fine for stealing a pizza.
LA Times opinion on Hard time for stealing a soft drink
This just reminds of a story of the bus condutor who follows the rules of not allowing a passenger with a dog inside the bus on a cold winter night
Jonathan Blow The Most Dangerous Gamer – About the author of Braid game.
Pamela Druckerman’s new book “Bringing Up Bebe,” catalogs her observations about why French children seem so much better behaved than their American counterparts
I could not agree more. We need to give the children more autonomy, freedom of choice and delayed gratification.
New book “Behind the Beautiful Forevers: Life, Death, and Hope in a Mumbai Undercity” by Katherine Boo journalist.
India is country of paradox. It has got billionaires and also people who earn $1 per day. There is no way to remove or close out the slums unless people stop moving into one from villages. We need to work hard to make people stay in the villages.
I am planing to read the book.
Oh what an island with crystal clear beaches..
A TrustLaw study finds India a dangerous place for woman
A very true statement indeed.
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8.9 Magnitude Earthquake Hits Japan and triggers a 30-Foot Tsunami
Even though the country is shaken the people aren’t. Here are the 10 things that was observed that would keep inspiring me.
1. THE CALM
Not a single visual of chest-beating or wild grief. Sorrow itself has been elevated.
2. THE DIGNITY
Disciplined queues for water and groceries. Not a rough word or a crude gesture.
3. THE ABILITY
The incredible architects, for instance. Buildings swayed but didn’t fall.
4. THE GRACE
People bought only what they needed for the present, so everybody could get something.
5. THE ORDER
No looting in shops. No honking and no overtaking on the roads. Just understanding.
6. THE SACRIFICE
Fifty workers stayed back to pump sea water in the N-reactors. How will they ever be repaid?
7. THE TENDERNESS
Restaurants cut prices. An unguarded ATM is left alone. The strong cared for the weak.
8. THE TRAINING
The old and the children, everyone knew exactly what to do. And they did just that.
9. THE MEDIA
They showed magnificent restraint in the bulletins. No silly reporters. Only calm reportage.
10. THE CONSCIENCE
When the power went off in a store, people put things back on the shelves and left