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I am Ajithkumar, an entrepreneur and a karma yogi. I live by the principle: "Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn't do than by the ones you did do". So I do all the things I like with a willingness to accept responsibility for my actions. Connect with me on Google+

Going Veggie Would Cut Global Food Emissions By Two Thirds and Save Millions Of Lives

Go Veggie - Save The World

Marco Springmann, University of Oxford Eating more fruit and vegetables and cutting back on red and processed meat will make you healthier. That’s obvious enough. But as chickens and cows themselves eat food and burn off their own energy, meat is a also major driver of climate change. Going veggie ...

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From Blood Diamonds To Dirty Gold: How To Buy Gold Less Tainted By Mercury

Blood Gold

When a customer walks into a jewelry store, weddings or special occasions are usually front of mind. Rarely does that customer think of where the jewelry comes from, let alone its social and environmental costs. The tragedy of “blood diamonds” – illegally traded diamonds used to fund conflicts in Africa ...

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Heartless Butchers Named PETA Are Turning Their Eyes Towards Jallikattu

Animal Slaughter House Named PETA

How much money did PETA take in last year from unsuspecting donors who helped pay for mass killing of animals that PETA staged? What did they do with that additional money? They killed 72.84% of cats, dogs and other pet animals in their shelter houses in Virginia, fancily terming it ...

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Choosing The Collision Auto Body Repair Shop Is Your Right, With or Without Car Insurance

Auto Collision

There are few events more stressful than getting involved in an automobile accident. Accidents usually create a continuous string of events that are extremely stressful. In an already hectic city life, living without your vehicle for a few days can be really hard. My friend, who lives in Michigan, recently met ...

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Playing Cricket In Michigan Winter

Southgate Michigan

I came back to the US after a month long vacation, and the historically high temperatures in Bloomington encouraged me to drive to Chicago. I went to the Shedd Aquarium, which I had missed during my previous visits to Chicago. After spending the day in Chicago, I went to meet a friend of mine in Michigan. ...

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Happy Krishna Jayanthi & Teachers Day

Krishna Jayanthi

Wish you all a happy Krishna Jayanthi and Teachers day. In Gita Krishna says दातव्यमिति यद्दानं दीयतेऽनुपकारिणे | देशे काले च पात्रे च तद्दानं सात्विकं स्मृतम् || “A gift is pure when it is given from the heart to the right person at the right time and at the right ...

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Khaled al-Asaad, the martyr of Palmyra

The Temple of Bel

A second ancient temple at Palmyra has been razed, with a satellite image appearing to confirm the destruction of the Temple of Bel, previously one of the best-preserved parts of the ancient city. The revelation follows the release of images by Islamic State last week showing the Baalshamin temple had ...

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No Need For Flawed Feminism In The Land of Kuyili & Velu Nachiyar

Women Self Defense

I have never subscribed to the metamorphosed feminist idea of blind vilification of men, and a demeaning view of women as victims rather than as free agents. Women don’t need equality, they are not equal. They are better in several aspects of life and why should we bring them down in the name ...

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Stories of Dharma – My Take On Capital Punishment

Capital Punishment Graph

There is a raging debate in the country today about capital punishment. India is not a Scandanavian country, her neighbors and demography has made her prone to frequent terrorists attacks, so capital punishment is unavoidable in India. Our society is like a functional living organism, and every human being in that society ...

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Parantaka Chola I – The Forgotten Hero of South India

Paranthaka Chola

One of my biggest fantasies is owning a time machine. One can play God and change the course of our history. However I would just like to be an observer and go back in time to observe the mighty kings of my land. Though my heroes are Rajendra Cholan and ...

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Ex-President APJ Abdul Kalam Passes Away During A lecture in Shillong

APJ Abdul Kalam

I am extremely happy that APJ passed away the way he did; he was one of the most popular men in India, he was the president of the largest democracy, had a long healthy life, inspired millions over 4 decades and above all had an instant painless death when he ...

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Nadars – The Rise And Rise Of Nadar Community


On most topics I speak my mind without trying to be diplomatic, however caste is an extremely sensitive topic in India, so I will try and toe a fine line of diplomacy. Disclaimer: I am not a Nadar. Most leaders of oppressed communities advocate retaliation. Even the community members assume that ...

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Nataraja – The Greatest Philosophical Message of Tamil Saivaites


Translation: Yaksha: What is the greatest wonder? Yudhistra: The most amazing thing in the world is that even though every day one sees countless living entities dying, he still acts and thinks as if he will live forever. This ignorance and this ego is the root cause of all evils. ...

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When Something is Important Enough Do It

What are the Odds

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Earth’s Sixth Mass Extinction Has Begun, New Study Confirms

Mass Extinction

We are currently witnessing the start of a mass extinction event the likes of which have not been seen on Earth for at least 65 million years. This is the alarming finding of a new study published in the journal Science Advances. The research was designed to determine how human ...

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