Tuesday, April 23, 2013

Manu Wins 20th, Ivanovic To Be Tested For Rabies

After being bitten by the Premier League Top Scorer until last night. Luis Suarez has already apologised, been fined by Liverpool, offered anger management classes and is likely to face more than the standard 3-match ban from the FA. But depending on when the suspension actually starts he could still score more goals than anybody else this season. And win the PFA Player of the Year award. Too. In five days.

Monday, April 22, 2013

Human Computer Dead At 73

Shakuntala Devi passed away yesterday morning in Bangalore after respiratory problems caused two heart attacks according to the Times of India.

She caused a sensation on her first visit to Mauritius while the Guiness Book of Records did not immediately believe that her gifts were for real.

Not bad for someone who was too poor to attend school.

Tuesday, April 16, 2013

Boston Marathon Ends in Carnage

Two or three dead and over one hundred wounded when a few bombs explode as the international event was drawing to a close. Police are still piecing the story together.

Sunday, April 14, 2013

Robertson Publishes Preliminary Media Report

And you can read it here. Skimmed a few pages earlier today.

What do you think of the report?

Monday, April 8, 2013

Iron Lady Dead At 87

Margaret Thatcher was the longest serving British PM. She was for deregulation, weak trade unions and privatisation of state-owned enterprises. The former PM also waged war against Argentina to recapture Islas Malvinas. Here she is talking about socialism at the end of her 11-year Prime Ministership. 

And here is Meryl Streep winning another Oscar for her extraordinary portrayal of the Iron Lady.