Author Archives: An alien Earthling

The stunning prophecies of Siener van Rensburg

I’ve just learned something about the stunning visions of a prophet called Siener van Rensburg. For those who haven’t heard the name before, here is a brief introduction. Nicolaas Pieter Johannes Janse van Rensburg was an Afrikaner who lived between … Continue reading

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Funny cat video and poll

Unfortunately, I didn’t save the links that I wanted to use for the post titled A tale of two teens and will have to spend more time looking for them to complete the post. In the meantime, here is a … Continue reading

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Swine flu pandemic: loudmouth Azad needs to shut up and do some work for a change!

With the H1N1 swine flu pandemic sweeping across India and leaving 48 people dead (as on August 21, 2009) and infecting thousands more in its wake, one would expect the health minister of the government of India (Ghulam Nabi Azad) … Continue reading

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Print, Benny, print!

Related posts: Back to the future? Detroit versus Wall Street It’s bailout time again! My next post: A tale of two teens

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Frownies, not smilies!

My favourite blogging software, WordPress, and my favourite blogging site, WordPress.com, by far the best in the world, seemed like they could simply do nothing wrong. The WordPress team are the most capable folks out there, design the best sofware, … Continue reading

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Back to the future?

…and one was made to believe that the ideology of communism and state ownership of enterprises had (deservedly) ended with the fall of the Iron Curtain! Related posts: Detroit versus Wall Street It’s bailout time again!

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A deadly charge from the bottom to the top!

It’s not easy to be classified as a champion team when you finished dead last in last year’s championship. However, the Deccan Chargers from Hyderabad (Andhra Pradesh) have done just that – from the zeroes of the Indian Premier League … Continue reading

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