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August 15, 2007

Credit Cards: Boon or Bane?

Plastic money has a lot of appeal to youngsters since money is hard to come by at that age. If an indulgent parent hands out an add-on card for emergency usage it’s the best gift one can get. But usually each time one is a little short of cash out...

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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 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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March 28, 2007

Happy Pet, Happier You !

This guest post was written by Shrimoyee Mukherjee from Wanderer Moon. Pets have always been a part of our family and were always looked upon more as family members than pets. Over the years I’ve learnt to read them to such an extent that it’s become a second nature for...

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