Heroes Without Capes

It’s been nearly 10 years since 10 terrorists attacked Bombay – killing about 150 and wounding about 300. The attack lasted 4 days and occurred in South Bombay: at the Taj Mahal Hotel, Trident-Oberoi Hotel, Nariman House, Café Leopold, CST train station, and Cama Hospital. Here’s a question for you: If you were working at […]

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Dying Before Your Favorite Movie Comes Out

What if I die before an important movie (like Infinity War) comes out? What if I die before Game of Thrones Season 8 comes out? The very thought sends shivers down my spine, it turns my blood cold, it makes me want to seek out the secret to immortality so that I don’t miss out […]

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Ever blamed someone else for your mistake?

When the Han Empire collapsed at the end of the 2nd century, general Ts’ao Ts’ao emerged as the most powerful man in China. In order for Ts’ao Ts’ao to gain power and erase any remaining rivals, he launched a campaign to take control of the strategically vital Central Plain, known as Zhongyuan today and considered […]

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Dream Chaser

Once upon a time a teenager broke into National Zoo in Washington, D.C. and stole two venomous snakes because he was creating his own zoo in the vacant apartment of his public housing complex. He’d already amassed a sizeable collection of birds, bats, fish, and mice. The species of the snake he stole is called […]

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Have you ever wanted to skip Christmas?

When I was a kid, I thought America was a happy place during Christmas time because many TV Shows, cartoons and movies showed America as a snowy paradise with beautiful Christmas trees and lots of presents. But here’s the sobering reality: 45% of Americans wish they could skip Christmas due to financial pressures. I suppose […]

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Ever thought about your legacy?

What if a doctor told you that you only had a few months left to live? When Randy Pausch, computer science professor at Carnegie Mellon, was diagnosed with terminal cancer, he decided to leave a powerful and timeless legacy. He delivered an inspiring last lecture at Carnegie Mellon (which was videotaped) and even wrote a […]

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Why I Like India

I’ve spent about half my life in India and the other half in Canada. I have the option to stay in both places, but for now I’m content in India. Most people find that odd. After all, most people accustomed to life in the West cannot imagine living in a developing country like India. And […]

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