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Moonbeam is back

I am a fan of Jerry Brown. I came to know of Jerry Brown when he ran for Mayor of Oakland, CA in the late nineties. How many people will apply for the job of Mayor of a city after they have served as Governor of the State? Jerry was the Governor of California for ... read more

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What New Zealand can learn from USA — Paul Henry case

Action: A few days back CNN host Rick Sanchez called Comedy Central host Jon Stewart a “bigot”, that Jews don’t face discrimination and that media industry was run by Jews.

Immediate Reaction: “Rick Sanchez is no longer with the company,” the CNN statement read. “We thank Rick for his years of service and we wish ... read more

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Do your homework before you fly

A while back, in the post 911 era, as a plane was descending into New York, some first time visitors were so excited that they went from window to window exclaiming “Statue of Liberty”, “Empire State building” etc. Some passengers thought that these were terrorists who were identifying targets, and reported them. These excited visitors ... read more

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Google Maps: We cater to your delusions

In today’s news:

While China continues to claim Arunachal Pradesh as its own, technology giant Google seems to have decided to take a line to please both Beijing and New Delhi. On the Google Maps site localised for users in China (http://ditu.google.cn), Arunachal Pradesh appears as part of China. On the site for
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