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Steve Jobs, 1955 – 2011

Thursday, October 6th, 2011 Posted in Business, Culture, Inspiration | 1 Comment »

As I was driving to work today, the news on the radio announced that Apple's visionary former CEO and co-founder, Steve Jobs has passed away due to cancer.  I can't say I'm an Apple fan but I've been fascinated by ...

Fearsome Warriors

Thursday, September 1st, 2011 Posted in Inspiration | 1 Comment »

About a week ago while at the local Times Bookstore, I came across a book by Chris Bellamy titled - The Gurkhas Special Forces.  I've been fascinated by this group of fearsome warriors for quite sometime now.  The book begins ...

Have you watched ‘Restrepo’?

Friday, April 22nd, 2011 Posted in Inspiration, Photography | 4 Comments »

A few months back National Geographic Channel featured the documentary about a platoon of American soldiers guarding an outpost in war torn Afghanistan called Restrepo.  The outpost named after one of their comrades who was killed during an operation.  The ...

How I wished we can be like them

Wednesday, April 20th, 2011 Posted in Inspiration | No Comments »

[caption id="" align="aligncenter" width="416" caption="The Big Picture - www.Boston.com/bigpicture"][/caption] A little more than month after the devastating quake, tsunami and subsequent nuclear crisis that hit Japan, it seems that the Japanese people have taken these disaster all in a stride.  I ...

From the ashes they rise…

Friday, January 7th, 2011 Posted in Inspiration | No Comments »

I read a report saying the total deaths in last year's Haiti earthquake has been revised to over 300,000.  That's more than the total deaths from the 2004 Indian Ocean tsunami.  Although the human toll is astounding, it's even more ...