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Rickshaw Ride in Shrinathji!

Just came back from Shrinathji, and caught my rickshaw ride on camera. A fun conversation to listen to (its in Gujarati).

How to cancel your netflix account without calling them.

Netflix removed a direct link that will let you cancel the account, and instead instructs you to call their customer support.

There is a work around if you still want to cancel it:
Put your subscription on holdThere will be a button to 'Restart' the subscription, or to 'Cancel' it. This cancel works fine, and you don't have to call the customer support.Enjoy!

Listening to internet radio on the go

I finally decided to make use of the fancy Symbian S60 phone to listen to internet radio (shoutcast) while on the go. We have fast 3G connections, so there should be no reason to tie up with the computer to listen to internet radio.

After a few hours of effort, I got the S60 Internet Radio to work.

Here is a link to the wiki with instructions on getting it. I had to figure out some stuff, but have updated the wiki so you should be good to go.


Custom Search Engine - Indian Guitar Chords

I decided to play around with Google's Coop search, and created a Indian Guitar Chords search engine.

You can check it out here.

It does allow people to collaborate and add more sites to it, which is pretty interesting. Hopefully the quality of this search engine will improve as more specific sites get added to the list.

Absolute Carnage

Peaceful easy feeling

Nowadays, there is no time for anything. It just seems that you have spent a lot of time staying very busy, but there is nothing done. One reason for this is when there are a lot of things to do, you get excited and don't get anything done. As a result of this, you loose 'peace' and always feel stressed out. There are tons of books/ideas on how to manage your time, but here are some easy things that will get some peace in life:

1. Take a good lunch break, and eat slowly. Eating fast is not only unhealthy, but also keeps the brain busy. Taking a nice short break with a change of pace during lunch will revitalize the mind and get it ready for all the work coming up.

2. Read a book. In this speed-age, we have gotten used to getting information fast and lost patience. Reading a book not just for the heck of reading it, but for enjoying the text helps relax.

3. Listen to music (and not in background). Just chilling for a while, listening to some music that you like will help rela…

How to make a Perfect Cup of Tea

An interesting publication by the Royal Society of Chemistry on how to make the perfect cup of Tea:


Pirates of Barcelona

In deep thought..