December 2008

Serpent: The Inspiration Behind Costume Industries !!!

Adam and Eve, the first man and woman, were living blissfully with all the other animals in the garden of Eden. God, had told them, that they don’t need to do any work and can feed freely on the fruits of all the trees there except one tree named “tree of wisdom and evil”. All-day long, Adam loitered here and there among the bushes, bathed in the pristine waters and came back in the evening, hanged on the branches of trees, ate fruits and berries which were in abundance given the fact that there was no pressure on resources. The… Read More »Serpent: The Inspiration Behind Costume Industries !!!

10 Best Photos of Nature : 2008

10. “Uncontacted” Tribe Seen in Amazon Shown in National Geographic News’s tenth most viewed individual photo of 2008, members of an “uncontacted” Amazon tribe fire arrows at an airplane above the rain forest borderlands of Peru and Brazil in May. The natural dyes covering their bodies probably signal aggression, native-rights experts say. Later it was revealed that, though this tribe apparently is truly uncontacted, authorities have known about it for decades. 9. Venus, Jupiter, Moon Smile on Earth The heavens smiled down on Earth on December 1 in a rare celestial trifecta of Venus, Jupiter, and the moon (shown here… Read More »10 Best Photos of Nature : 2008

Death: The Grim Reaper

Death, is the ultimate truth. Though in many cultures like Hindus, body and soul are two different entities. The soul is eternal and the body is perishable. The soul lives in a body and when the body becomes weak and cannot sustain its functions, it dies and soul leaves heaven wards. There it is interviewed by Yamaraj about the good and bad deeds it has done while residing in that body. If good deeds outweigh the bad deeds, the soul is sent to a body which is higher in the evolutionary ladder and if it otherwise, the soul is sent… Read More »Death: The Grim Reaper

Survival of Species

Death is called “Grim Reaper” or “Danse Macabre” is the ultimate or final reality of all living beings whether animals or plants. To beat the death, the species procreate and seek to preserve their identity through numbers of offspring. Lower an species is on the ladder of evolution, more the numbers it produces and believes that survival is in sheer numbers. Take fish. It is the food of innumerable species of sea creatures and land animals including human beings. They lay their eggs in millions, large portion of it goes unfertilized and even then the fish is there surviving and… Read More »Survival of Species

The Fandango Hot List

The Top 10 Sexiest Women in 2009 Movies 10. Halle Berry: As Hollywood legend has it, Oscar-winning actress Berry was reportedly offered an extra $500,000 (above and beyond her salary) to bare her breasts in the 2001 thriller Swordfish, in which her free-spirit character flashes fellow Fandango Hot-Lister Hugh Jackman. A recent costume malfunction on the set of her new film, Frankie and Alice, once again exposed Berry to the world and may have helped boost the new mama’s popularity on the 2009 Hot List, after a short two-year hiatus from the big screen. 9. Nicole Kidman: Time appears to… Read More »The Fandango Hot List

A New Food Chain

Can you imagine dogs becoming dependent on crows for the bits of meat? It looks strange, but anything is possible on the earth. The story goes like this. I live in a colony which is bounded by a thick wall on all sides. In front of the colony is Mumbai-Poona Road separated by a continuous ditch adjacent to the wall. There is a path inside the colony along the boundary which I began to take for morning walk as it is desolate. One day, it was not light yet, as I was approaching the boundary side, I was surprised by… Read More »A New Food Chain

Meeting the nature

Since many days, my life has become purely mechanical. I am feeling restless and a sense of ennui has overpowered me. I am absorbed in day dreaming; dreaming of yonder place associated with fond memories. I evince a superficial interest in the things and happenings close to me. I am always lost in the reverie without realizing the futility of situation. I go for morning walk when it is still not clear morning. It is the time when darkness is about to fade giving way to sunshine. Sky is grey at this time, occasionally silhouette of an early bird appears.… Read More »Meeting the nature

Prasoon Joshi

He is a multi talented personality. He is a lyricists, dialogue and screenwriter and an ad man. In fact, he is called the “Ad Guru” and had won numerous awards for making ads. He won the filmfare best lyricist award consecutively in 2007 and 2008. He hails from Almora in Uttranchal, India. He did his MBA, but resolved to become an Ad maker for which he turned down many lucrative offers that came by him due to his MBA qualification. He started his career with Ogilvy & Mather . If you remember, Salman Rushdie also was a copy writer for… Read More »Prasoon Joshi