Archive for September, 2005

India offering aid for Katrina

Monday, September 5th, 2005

Via Boing Boing, I got to know about India sending aid to the US for Katrina’s after effects. It is a small gesture, only about $5 million dollars and some medical teams being sent from India. When the tsunami struck last year India was initially hesitant to accept foreign aid because of the message it [...]


Sunday, September 4th, 2005

Gregarius is a nifty web based feed reader. Web-based feed readers are much better than desktop programs because you can read your feeds from anywhere. This one is particularly nice because it is full of features, has a nice clean, AJAXified interface and can be themed to look quite beautiful. I have been using Safari [...]

Super Volcanoes

Friday, September 2nd, 2005

I was reading about Supervolcanoes. This is just a term for really big volcanoes and was coined by the producers of the BBC program Horizon. And they mean so big that we do not recognise them as volcanos. When they erupt they do not form mountains of solid magma, but huge depressions where the land [...]