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  • Dileepa Prabhakar 08:47 on May 16, 2006 Permalink | Reply  

    A very special haircut 

    I have been here for just over 2 months now and it was time for a haircut. Since I am new here, I didn’t know where I could get one! So, I asked the owners of my accommodation to help me out and they asked one of their friends (who visits them every weekend) to help me out. It turns out that this guy works in the US Navy.

     

    He took me to the local Naval base since he had to buy some stuff from the store over there. When we got there, he said I could get my hair cut at the base itself! And I did just that J. I come all the way from India and get my hair cut at a Naval base in the US… and I had never been to a naval base back in India.

     

    I even did some grocery shopping while I was there!

     

    This is a comparatively small naval base and visitors are not allowed to take pictures inside. I can’t understand the reason for that, because everything is visible from the air! Just have a look at this view from Windows Live Local.

    http://local.live.com/?v=2&sp=aN.47.992325_-122.219868_Everett%20base_

     

    And, this is how it looks like from a view point…

     

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    • SAURABH 05:44 on May 18, 2006 Permalink | Reply

      wow looks good yaar….btw hows the hair cut ..????
       

      anyways…whats new ..?? hope life is treating you well……
       
      respect….
      saurabh…..

    • Unknown 14:35 on May 22, 2006 Permalink | Reply

      Doesnt seem like it\’s gonna be that easy to enter naval bases here for quite some time as websites stay wary of showing aerial views out here. So crew cut and all ready for the summer eh?

  • Dileepa Prabhakar 08:39 on April 17, 2006 Permalink | Reply  

    Must read blog for all Kannadigas 

    Churumuri. Just hearing that word makes me want to go to the ‘gaadi’ and eat some with extra ‘kaara’ added for good measure!

    Now, all you Kannadigas (or anyone who enjoys some good reading) can consume Churumuri in the hi-tech manner: Read the Churumuri Blog. Excellent stuff. Highly recommended.

    http://churumuri.wordpress.com/

    –Dileepa

     
  • Dileepa Prabhakar 09:18 on April 8, 2006 Permalink | Reply  

    Kannada vs Tamil, English vs Hindi 

    Kannada vs Tamil, English vs Hindi

    http://www.ibnlive.com/blogs/blog_entry.php?id=7413&author_id=161&blog_name=JumpCut

    I am never ashamed to speak in Kannada anywhere… It’s my mother tongue!!! And, the language I am most comfortable speaking in.

    –Dileepa

     
  • Dileepa Prabhakar 09:22 on March 20, 2006 Permalink | Reply  

    Guy Kawasaki – The Art of Sucking Down 

    Guy Kawasaki has a great post about sucking down to the REAL big guys out there… the ones that make a difference to your daily life. Must read!!!
     
     
     
    –Dileepa
     
    • sillygloop 16:03 on March 21, 2006 Permalink | Reply

      Was quite an interesting blog there. My weekend was ok..games, night trekking, sleeping in a tent, rock climbing n rapelling, frisbee, badminton, cricket n sleeping fitfully at the end of it all 🙂 How was urs…any interesting projects?

    • sillygloop 13:00 on March 23, 2006 Permalink | Reply

      I\’ve been putting together another blog – Catch the blogging mystery and unravel the culprit at http://spaces.msn.com/SillySpacers – hope u like the new blog!

      Vijay

  • Dileepa Prabhakar 10:11 on February 20, 2006 Permalink | Reply  

    Research says early humans were on the menu for predatory beasts 

    A news article in BBC, titled Predators ‘drove human evolution’, says we were the hunted and we became hunters much later!

    I guess we’ll never know the truth… i.e. unless time travel is invented (which is very unlikely).

    –Dileepa

     
  • Dileepa Prabhakar 23:23 on February 8, 2006 Permalink | Reply  

    Apollo Chronicles: Dark Shadows 

    We see the moon everyday, but what does it feel like on the moon? Here are some stories about shadows on moon. Very nice.
     
     
    Via Digg
     
    –Dileepa
     
  • Dileepa Prabhakar 00:09 on February 6, 2006 Permalink | Reply  

    Owen Allen: Giving Good Presentation … or Not. 

    Here is a post from Owen Allen’s blog about presentation. Useful info.

    Quote…

    I wish that I was able to put up my own content here, but these guys do a great job of covering the material. 

    1.      How not to give good presentation.  Check out the comments, as well.

     

    2.     This is the must-read.  How to give a successful presentation (Scott Hanselman)

    a.     If you’re really a presenter geek, check out the cool list of presenter tools he includes at the end.

     

    3.     Here are Guy Kawasaki’s presenters tips

     
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