Slapstick by Kurt Vonnegut


Slapstick by Kurt Vonnegut My rating: 4 of 5 stars Another pleasure from the master of satire. Although I must say it does not rank up with some of my favorites like Cat's Cradle, it is still a fun quick read. It immerses you into Vonnegut's twisted genius and forces the reader to question the... Continue Reading →

Turmeric and Curcumin and their cancer prevention benefits


This is an interesting article on benefits of Turmeric and its component Curcumin in prevention of some cancers and it's other health benefits. http://www.lef.org/magazine/mag2011/mar2011_How-Curcumin-Protects-Against-Cancer_01.htm By J. Everett Borger According to the American Cancer Society,1 one out of every three women in the United States risks developing some form of cancer over the course of their lives. For men,... Continue Reading →

Bleeding Romania. The truth about stray dogs from Romania (graphic images)


The extermination of dogs in Romania is horrific. I understand the problem of large stray dog populations and acknowledge that it needs to be remedied. However, the way it is done in Romania is inhuman and vicious. The mass torture and inhuman abuse of animals is government sponsored and sanctioned. What I cannot comprehend is... Continue Reading →

Let the monkey weave a story … “Red Earth and Pouring Rain” by Vikram Chandra


Red Earth and Pouring Rain by Vikram Chandra My rating: 4 of 5 stars This book grew on me. Aside from a very nice portrayal of Indian culture and world view, the story telling is beautiful. The intricacies of the story line and development of narratives within other narratives is impressive and deep. I give... Continue Reading →

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