Why even have relationships?

Amazing depth of wisdom on the need and relevance of even having relationships.  When we are complete, why even seek completeness outside?  When the source of joy is within, why use someone else for it? … [Read more...]

Tulsi Gabbard – a gritty and inspiring lady – the First Hindu American Congressional Leader in US takes oath on Bhagwad Gita

She is 32.  A woman.  A Hindu by choice.  A War Veteran already.  And yesterday, she became the first Hindu American Congressional Leader to be sworn in.  On her own copy of the Bhagwad Gita.Tulsi Gabbard.  That is whom I am talking about.A month and a half back, I had the privilege of meeting her and sitting next to her at the lunch table as we discussed her take on Hinduism and its relevance in the modern US society, but more importantly, in her own life.  She was in Houston to meet friend … [Read more...]

Woman Power, Business and Economy: Interesting Insights

Given the realization of the place of women in the world, here is something that I found interesting.  These are observations by Mark Palmer, the CEO of StreamBase Systems on his blog (link) Women, if viewed as an emerging market, are bigger than China and India combined. The economic power of women is rising rapidly. By 2013, the worldwide income of women will rise by $5.1 trillion, which is greater than China's expected growth of $3 trillion over the same time period. And their power is vast: w … [Read more...]

Science of making the Perfect Pancake

I love making pancakes, specially for the kids.  Of course, I don't make it quite as well as this expert would or even approve of.  So, its nice to listen to the art of making a perfect pancake.   Related articles from External SourcesBanana-Split Pancakes | Babble Sweet Potato Pancakes with Pecans and Brown Sugar Sauce Put it in a Pancake! Perfect Pumpkin Pancakes Simple Oat Flour Pancakes A Paleo Breakfast: 2-Ingredient Pancakes … [Read more...]

Indian Politicians have their own Rape Problems

Indian politicians are most ill-equipped to solve India's Rape problem or even the crime issues.  As a report by the Association for Democratic Reforms (an affiliate of the Indian Institute of Management) lists - there are numerous of them in the dock for their own criminal activities.  How do you expect this lot to do anything against their "own"? According to the report, in the past five years:6 MLAs had charges of rape against them at the time of their election 36 MLAs have charges of c … [Read more...]

Infographic on the Most Expensive Houses of Indian CEOs

Here is an interesting infographic of the most expensive houses of Indian CEOs around the world.  It also shows the amenities that these large structures have in them. Source … [Read more...]

Babies start learning their Mother’s language while in her womb

In a very interesting study, the scientists have found that the babies can differentiate sounds between their native language and a foreign one right from birth.  Their study suggests that they are hooking on to their mother tongue right in the womb itself. Sensory and brain mechanisms for hearing are developed at 30 weeks of gestational age, and the new study shows that unborn babies are listening to their mothers talk during the last 10 weeks of pregnancy and at birth can demonstrate what … [Read more...]

2013: The unique year of no “repeats” after 27 years and its legacy

The new year 2013 is a different year from the other years which were full of "repeats"!  Such a year is not a simple one.  The last time it happened - the Stock Market crashed.  :)  It comes in rarely.  Check out how. … [Read more...]