This March, high school juniors taking the SAT will have the option of choosing...– SAT Changes Policy, Opening Rift With Colleges - NYTimes.com All I can say is THANK GOD my standardized-test-taking days are behind me!!
The concept of the passive house, pioneered in this city of 140,000 outside...– The Energy Challenge - No Furnaces but Heat Aplenty in Innovative ‘Passive Houses’ - Series - NYTimes.com Sounds fabulous. Can’t wait for the US to start really using this technology…
The two most important rules about energy innovation are: 1) Price matters —...– Op-Ed Columnist - Win, Win, Win, Win, Win … - NYTimes.com It is all about structuring and aligning incentives and disincentives. I hope Obama has the strength to do this immediately.
Mr. Bush defends his decisions as necessary to keep the nation safe, yet sounds...– White House Memo - After 8 Years, Bush and Cheney Let Differences Show - NYTimes.com Thankfully these guys are gone. The puppet and the puppet master.
The Bush administration has made relatively little use of special envoys....– Clinton Moves to Widen Role of State Dept. - NYTimes.com Finally, diplomacy is back. And it seems to come with trusting key people to do their jobs instead of making one person (Condi) do everything.
Most successful people begin with two beliefs: the future can be better than the...– Op-Ed Columnist - Lost in the Crowd - NYTimes.com I completely agree with Brooks. While I agree with Gladwell that the social setting and influences have a lot to do with what the individual can achieve, I have seen individuals with strikingly similar opportunities and social milieu who achieve on...
Colored Toys by Rabindranath Tagore
When I bring to you colored toys, my child, I understand why there is such a play of colors on clouds, on water, and why flowers are painted in tints —-when I give colored toys to you, my child. When I sing to make you dance I truly know why there is music in leaves, and why waves send their chorus of voices to the heart of the listening earth —-when I sing to make you dance. When I...
This is the song from the Where the hell is Matt...
The white piglet, barely year old, suddenly appeared in front of Sri...– Huge crowds throng Vishnu temple to see a circumambulating piglet- Hindustan Times