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August 15, 2007

Cracking the Rubik’s Cube in 26 moves… or fewer

You might think this is a joke, but Dan Kunkle and Gene Cooperman of Northeastern University, Boston beg to differ. They can do theirs in no more that 26 moves !! Kunkle, a computer scientist at NEU and his advisor Cooperman jointly came up with some advanced mathematical and computational...

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August 15, 2007

Happy Independence Day !

“Long years ago we made a tryst with destiny, and now the time comes when we will redeem our pledge, not wholly or in full measure, but very substantially. At the stroke of the midnight hour, when the world sleeps, India will awake to life and freedom. A moment comes,...

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August 14, 2007

PayPerPost: Getting paid to pursue a hobby

Blogging to me is more of a hobby and one could say that I’m a fairly new player in this field. One of the primary appeals of blogging is while you get to express your views to the world, you also have the ability to milk your blog’s content and...

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August 13, 2007

Ubanimator – Animate your Userbars online …for free

This one’s meant for the forumers… a simple online tool to create animated Userbars – which are small rectangular images frequently sighted in forum signatures. They usually convey the interests, hobbies, or graphical skills – in short, the personality of a user. Userbars come in a wide variety of flavours...

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August 10, 2007

Breaking the silence…

These days I often ponder upon the circuitous routes that life takes you on time to time. A few months back I got swept away by a whirlwind like that. It caught me head-on and the flurry of activities was so intense and so diverse and I was so hard-pressed...

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May 29, 2007

Chaos Lab got broken into

So far, I’d only heard about my friends’ sites being taken down.. this was my first personal encounter with hacking of any sort. You may have noticed that Chaos Lab was down for quite a while. I’d been extremely busy over past couple of months travelling around and didn’t get...

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