No quantum of solace

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Taj Mahal Hotel on fire. Courtesy: NDTV India/Stuti on Flickr

For the past four weeks or so, I have been meaning to, but could not due to lack of time, see the latest action flick in town: Quantum of Solace. I haven’t watched a James Bond movie for several years, so it was my full intent last Saturday to take advantage of a sparse weekend. But after the non-stop action-filled reality show from Mumbai, I don’t need to see Bond in action any more.

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Financial crisis: monkey business!

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Courtesy: Lutz-R. Frank/Flickr

A friend sent to me this story of how the current worldwide financial crisis originated. Very well explained, in an original way. A must read for you if you are planning to invest. So here’s the story:

Once upon a time in a village in India, a man announced to the villagers that he would buy monkeys for $10. The villagers seeing there were many monkeys around, went out to the forest and started catching them.

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