A few weeks back, when I realized that the world’s largest automaker was heading towards bankruptcy, I did a nostalgic photo-post of General Motors World Headquarters at the Renaissance Center and Detroit. This week, Six Flags, one of the world’s largest amusement park company in the world announced that it is filing for bankruptcy. It
Yesterday’s news about GM cutting 21,000 more jobs and killing the Pontiac brand evoked nostalgia and some mixed feelings. So this is a photo-sequel to my almost two year old post about life in Detroit. For two years, I lived, worked, breathed, ate, and slept in the shadow of this landmark. General Motors World
Since it was introduced last year, Wordle has been very popular with bloggers and the general public. So I decided to join in the fun. Here are the US and Indian Constitution wordle outputs: Observations? Nothing surprising here. Putting aside Law, observe the emphasis on Legislature, Legislative, and Court in the Indian constitution. Neither of
If you’re like me, you’ve been fingerprinted when entering or leaving the United States as a foreigner. Then you knew that the US government had you identified by everything you ever touched in the US. Whether it be a snack bar in a supermarket or your touching your date’s face before he/she was found murdered.
These images tell a story. The Twin Towers, a symbol of US capitalistic superpower, have collapsed. The US is busy fighting the war against terror. In the meanwhile, Burj Dubai, the tallest free standing structure in the world, just reached a soaring 574.5m (1,885 ft) with 154 completed stories. It is predicted to be the
There is wide speculation that Al Gore will win the Nobel Peace Prize today, and the betting odds are highly in his favor. Let’s get this straight. Alfred Nobel’s Will says that the Peace Prize shall be given to: the person who shall have done the most or the best work for fraternity between the
An assortment of stuff I came across in cyberspace, offered second hand, for anyone who may be interested. If you haven’t read it already, Thomas Friedman’s penultimate op-ed 9/11 Is Over, is a must-read. China has now started blocking all RSS feeds as well. A woman has been sentenced to death by stoning in Iran