The fateful walk (Pic credit: Amila Sumanapala) Some Sri Lankans have a paralyzing fear of sloth bears. Others, like myself, are mesmerized by them. The majority are unaware that Sri Lanka is home to a species of bear. I have two encounters with Sloth bears that I’m quite fond of. The first involves the time when I nearly got myself ...

It is clearly evident that Rohitha Abeygoonewardene a THUG who has also a ports minister portfolio and therefore with the direct blessing of his lord and master the President engaged in dastardly activity of attacking a group of Opposition MPs on a fact finding mission invited by the President!!! whilst the Police watched WITHOUT taking the self same goons many ...

An unholy alliance of Buddhist terrorists Siddhartha Gautama, who became universally known as the sage Buddha, was born some 2,500 years ago in Nepal. He was a human being who became acutely enlightened in understanding life and explaining it in its simplicity. It is said that he once sat under a peepal tree for 40 days and nights to attain understanding and enlightenment and once he ...

Originally posted on HBR Blog Network - Harvard Business Review: Not long ago, I called a friend of mine who had promised to help me with a project. He was very sincere when he offered his help, so I assumed that he would return my phone call soon enough for me to get on with the next steps. After ...

An Idiot’s Guide to Picking a New Phone My (somewhat crappy but functional of sorts) Windows 7.8 crashed a few weeks ago. From what the techies tell me, it’s a software problem. So since I know that a 7.8 will not receive the Win 8 update <insert Windows rage> I decided to get myself a new phone. I’m essentially a non-techie, which means I’m not impressed by arguments ...

Makeup 101/ Makeup Artist tips: Makeup Don'tsHey “BD beauties”!We bloggers need to talk more about the mistakes in makeup application whilst highlighting right ways. Makeup Don’t are of course what you should not do when you apply makeup. There are tons that are new with the creation of various makeup products but some are classic mistakes that people do still ...

I am a ‘can’t do without and wish it was not so’ kind of entity to most, especially to those living in a tiny island called Sri Lanka. These days. I am right ‘above’. I have, for a few days at least, become a shadow-robber. Now this is not exactly an island of people that worship me. I am referred ...

The recent kerfuffle about Google flu trends showed all kinds of critics of big data come out of the woodwork. This is normal for anything new. I am sure there was an outpouring to hostility to the motor car when the first accident occurred. What I found useful was the cooling of the hype associated with big data. I have ...

Google is working on a modular mobile phone that will eliminate the need to buy a new phone every few years. If it works, it will save money and reduce the industry’s contribution to the waste stream. Project Ara is Google’s attempt to reinvent the cellphone as we know it. Instead of a slab of glass and metal that you ...

7 Spring/Summer outfits from 4 versatile pieces Hello bees, Today's post isn't about some DIY project. Spring has finally arrive and we are looking to renew our wardrobes. It's been so long since I posted a style post. So here we go,I have chosen 4 versatile pieces that every girl should already own. These are Just some basic pieces that I wear in regular bases. I'm sure ...

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