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Travel Destinations… Southern India

By Suresh Rao / May 15, 2022

Folks… Links below show travel destinations in Southern India. Enrich your life experiences by travel to these destinations. Karnataka Tourist Place Photos – Best Places to Visit in Karnataka (karnatakatourism.org) Welcome to Kerala Tourism – Official Website of Department of Tourism, Government of Kerala Welcome to Official Website of Andhra Pradesh Tourism Corporation Visit Telangana…

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Wonder Woman is back in America!

By Suresh Rao / May 15, 2022

In these times of violence in movies (not to mention, gun-fights, sword fights, stone throwing, on the streets supported by political parties…) kids, teenagers (college going included,) need better entertainment on TV screens, at least during holidays. There is hardly any family entertainment lately on TV screens for us to sit in front of TV……

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Niels Bohr, Danish physicist, contributed to architecture of an Atom

By Suresh Rao / May 15, 2022

Niels Bohr (photo image from 1922) ——————————————————————————————— In 1922, Niels Bohr, the Danish physicist, made foundational contributions to the structure of an atom, the smallest stable unit, of a physical substance. He won a Nobel Prize for developing the ‘Bohr model of atom’ in which he proposed that energy levels of electrons are discrete and…

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Raja Ravi Varma paintings… what are they worth today?

By Suresh Rao / May 2, 2022

April 29th, was Raja Ravi Varma birthday. An young couple in our neighborhood… a Konkani girl who knew Kannada from Goa, married to a Bengaluru boy… were getting ready to move to their newly purchased apartment in Electronic-city, after selling their (grand) parental home in a suburban Bengaluru area. This young IT savvy couple did…

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Thomas Edison… manager of teamwork based research… not inventor of light bulb!

By Suresh Rao / May 1, 2022

               1922 photo of Thomas Edison         Edison testing first light bulb (illustration) ———————————————————————————————————————— Edison Born: Feb 11, 1847 [Milan Ohio, USA]   Died: Oct 18, 1931 [West Orange New Jersey, USA (at age 84) ] ————————————————————————————————————————                             …

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LOVE IN TOKYO!

By Suresh Rao / April 29, 2022

Chidanand Rajghatta writes in the Times of India dated 29-04-22, on this. ‘The relentless US effort to cajole New Delhi into its sphere of influence will continue with yet another meeting between President Joe Biden and India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi at the Quad summit in Tokyo in May. The White House confirmed on Wednesday…

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Bengaluru… Cricket and MG Road connection

By Suresh Rao / April 28, 2022

Folks; After a lapse of 7-yrs, I picked up my feet to walk on MG Road, Brigade Road and Church Street, all before a visit to Bengaluru Cricket Stadium, to watch Sri Lanka-India 2nd test match, on Day-1. I was in that stadium in year 2015 too, to watch a IPL T20 cricket match. I…

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Euro currency hits a 5-year low against USD as Russia halts gas supply to Poland, Bulgaria

By Suresh Rao / April 28, 2022

© Shutterstock.com for illustrative purposes. Carla Mozée – Writes in Business Insider (India)  The euro (shared European currency in many countries of Europe) has slipped to its lowest level against the US dollar since 2017 after Russia suspended gas shipments to parts of Europe, highlighting concerns that euro-area ties to Russia will hurt its economic growth. More on this…

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Tropical fruits, vegetables… not to be refrigerated and why!

By Suresh Rao / April 28, 2022

21 slides at link posted below help us understand why certain types of fruits, vegetables, grapes and plums grown in tropical climates should not be refrigerated. There are sliders with information in them for Ketchups and Pickles made out of them too. Does this advise make sense to you? Comments welcome. You shouldn’t refrigerate these…

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Travel Destinations (Southern India)

By Suresh Rao / April 28, 2022

Folks… Links below show travel destinations in Southern India. Enrich your life experiences by travel to these destinations. Karnataka Tourist Place Photos – Best Places to Visit in Karnataka (karnatakatourism.org) Welcome to Kerala Tourism – Official Website of Department of Tourism, Government of Kerala Welcome to Official Website of Andhra Pradesh Tourism Corporation Visit Telangana…

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