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Bottomline: February 10
Editorial

Bottomline: February 10

Poor Dr. Manmohan Singh is repeatedly resurrected by the Congress party to rescue it from the mess it finds itself in. No one ever accused him of being articulate, but he did start with a personally clean image and a reputation for ‘unimpeachable’ integrity. Alas, both of these ‘assets’ have been over-exploited, and for all…

Finger licking spoon!
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Finger licking spoon!

Goûte is a strange-looking spoon-like product that allegedly enhances the taste of certain foods by emulating the experience of licking your fingers. It was designed to replace regular spoons when enjoying creamy foods like yogurt, chocolate mouse or honey. Goûte was created by Michel / Fabian, a design company. Founders Dr. Andreas Fabian, of Buckinghamshire…

Snow Church in Siberia
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Snow Church in Siberia

Alexander Batyokhtin, a 41-year-old man from the Siberian village of Sosnovka, spent six weeks shaping around 12 cubic meters of fresh snow into a three-meter high church, where his fellow villagers can now to say a prayer and light a candle. There is no real church in Sosnovka, or in any of the nearby villages,…

Blowing away the blues of life
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Blowing away the blues of life

A teenage nephew, in all his innocence and driven by a desire to understand the ways of his uncle asked him: Uncle, tell me which is the best time to consume the heady stuff? Not to be outsmarted by the youngster, also not to sound harsh, the good-natured uncle hinted to his nephew to get…

Just 200-word essay makes the difference
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Just 200-word essay makes the difference

Award-winning architect-turned-farmer Norma Burns has been running her organic farm in Bennet, North Carolina, for the last 18 years, but she’s now looking to turn over a new leaf, so she’s giving the farm away to whoever wins her essay contest. Norma says that the Bluebird Hill Farm has been “everything” to her during the…

The Stone mind
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The Stone mind

Hogen, a Chinese Zen teacher, lived alone in a small temple in the country. One day four travelling monks appeared and asked if they might make a fire in his yard to warm themselves. While they were building the fire, Hogen heard them arguing about subjectivity and objectivity. He joined them and said, “There is…

Single cheeto puffy sold for $100,000
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Single cheeto puffy sold for $100,000

Harambe the gorilla was slain at the Cincinnati Zoo last year, during a controversial incident, but his spirit lives on in a seemingly endless number of Internet memes and jokes. A recent eBay auction of a single Flamin’ Hot Cheeto shaped like the famous silverback gorilla proves that Harambe is still as popular as ever….

Luxury cinema’s adultery bed seats
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Luxury cinema’s adultery bed seats

Indonesian cinema chain CGV has been forced to shut down their Velvet Class venue in the city of Palembang because the ultra-comfortable seats made local authorities uncomfortable. CGV Velvet Class cinemas seats featuring leather beds complete with pillows and blankets, for a ridiculously comfortable movie experience. Deputy Mayor Fitrianti Agustinda visited the CGV Velvet Class…

Poets the gifted citizens!
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Poets the gifted citizens!

Poets as gifted citizens enjoy poetic license. That some of them are licentious is a different pint of chilled lager. A credited one to anonymous runs thus: Some kiss hot, some kiss cold, Some don’t kiss, until they are told. Some kiss fast, some kiss slow, Those that don’t kiss, I don’t know. Who would…

Oreo-Flavoured Beer
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Oreo-Flavoured Beer

Virginia-based  brewery the Veil Brewing Company has taken the dessert beer category to a whole new level with its innovative “Hornswoggler” brew a chocolate milk stout aged on hundreds of pounds of Oreo cookies that even has icing chunks in it. They say Oreos go best with milk, but the guys at the Veil Brewing…

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