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Can animals warn us of an impending earthquake?

Three undersea earthquakes shook the Andaman Islands yesterday and the tremors were also felt in Chennai. Click on this link for news reports about the tremors. The behaviour of animals can be used for predicting earthquakes . . . Image: … Continue reading

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Ooh . . . ooh . . . Ubuntu . . . Ubuntu . . . Ubuntu!

This is a small test report about Ubuntu 8.04 LTS. Unlike the last time, I had absolutely no problems whatsoever in installing Ubuntu. I tried the live CD version first(you can boot Ubuntu 8.04 from the CD itself without installing … Continue reading

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Beat the heat!

The harsh Indian summer is upon us. I can feel the heat. I live in a coastal city, so the humidity makes things much worse though the cool sea breeze is definitely welcome in the afternoons. With global warming pushing … Continue reading

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