Have You Ever Tried to Sell a Diamond?

  Have You Ever Tried to Sell a Diamond? The diamond invention—the creation of the idea that diamonds are rare and valuable, and are essential signs of esteem—is a relatively recent development in the history of the diamond trade. Until the late nineteenth century, diamonds were found only in a few riverbeds in India and…

Note to self

  When you wake up in the morning, try to remember every stranger you talked to, and what you talked about. Turns out you don’t give a f*#k about them. They won’t give a f*#k about you. You already don’t give a f*#k. No one else gives a f*#k. Giving a f*#k that other people…

WE

  “Look again at that dot. That’s here. That’s home. That’s us. On it everyone you love, everyone you know, everyone you ever heard of, every human being who ever was, lived out their lives. The aggregate of our joy and suffering, thousands of confident religions, ideologies, and economic doctrines, every hunter and forager, every…

The Egg

  The Egg By: Andy Weir You were on your way home when you died. It was a car accident. Nothing particularly remarkable, but fatal nonetheless. You left behind a wife and two children. It was a painless death. The EMTs tried their best to save you, but to no avail. Your body was so…

About the Fear of Aging-Tuesdays with Morrie

  Weren’t you ever afraid to grow old, I asked? “Mitch, I embrace aging.” Embrace it? “It’s very simple. As you grow, you learn more. If you stayed at twenty-two, you’d always be as ignorant as you were at twenty-two. Aging is not just decay, you know. It’s growth. It’s more than the negative that…

Spirit of Mumbai

Reaction on Mumbai Bomb Blast in 2011 Some fat bastard politician is polishing his “spirit of Mumbai” speech. the spirit of mumbai is a good thing on its own. But that has become the solution for the netas and people who’re supposed to prevent these things from happening. This spirit of Mumbai makes their job…

Because Bodies Are Not Products

  “No one wants to see a fat man at a techno show.” I read these words with a kind of horror, magnified because the person saying them IS the fat man in question. These words embody the kind of fat hate I find most important to counter, most vital to stand in opposition of:…

The difference

  A girl & her father were crossing a bridge.The father asked,Sweetheart, please hold my hand so that you don’t fall into the river.The little girl said,No,Dad.You hold my hand.What’s d difference?Asked the father.There’s a difference,replied the little girl.If I hold your hand and something happens to me,chances are that I may let your hand…

Very random!

  Every atom that is inside your body, and every atom around you, was once part of a star. As Carl Sagan put it: “The beauty of a living thing is not the atoms that go into it, but how they’re arranged…we are a way for the universe to know itself.” “Every atom in your…

The 3 symptoms of killing our dreams-by PAULO COELHO

  by PAULO COELHO on FEBRUARY 20, 2011 The first symptom of the process of our killing our dreams is the lack of time. The busiest people I have known in my life always have time enough to do everything. Those who do nothing are always tired and pay no attention to the little amount…

That’s why i am against piracy!

The reason why i wanna hug and tell HR that it’s gonna be allright! Gosh! ..Now Big B and SRK!! Sigh! My theories- 1- Pakistan and US conspiracy!! 2- India paid for his votes! There’s no other explanation to this!! Originals vid1 vid2 vid 3…sigh!! Oh! and i really needed to document this ..been searching…

Religious Fanaticism

  Religious people don’t exactly have a firm grasp on reality or actual human psychology. These people were probably in a very authoritarian / Rules-Are-Real-And-Immutable mindset.