Mapping out who controls what in the disintegrating Middle East

Below are some (mostly) reliable interactive maps drafted by a Wikipedia network that show the current situations in Syria, Iraq, Libya and Yemen – four countries once caught up in the “Arab Spring” revolutions that are now wracked by factional warfare with no end in sight anytime soon. I’ve included a brief description and a … More Mapping out who controls what in the disintegrating Middle East

Some local news

Last week I had the privilege of writing about my favorite local restaurant here in the Bay Area. Check it out…and if you are nearby, go for a visit. This place helped quell some of the depression that I felt when I came back to India, so I promise you it’s worth your time.

Forget the action shows and go live your own adventure

Every now and then I forget why popular television shows always prove to be a waste of time, a letdown, and a front for getting people to open up their wallets for the advertisers. For all the times I have gone off on reality TV and mindless entertainment, I myself have occasionally become caught up … More Forget the action shows and go live your own adventure