Sreedhar Pillai
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After graduating in Mechanical Engineering and spinning a rewarding career spanning from mining to metal cans in the steel Industry, Shred Pillai loves to look at softer aspects of life around us. He likes to look at the world through the swinging needle of a balance rather than the cross hairs of a rifle. GOD's own country, the idyllic southern part of India from where he hails, marvellous France and wonderful British Isles where he worked, the US and Canada which he admires are all on his sight of vision. Shred is a regular writer for Technorati and has his own Blog Lasting Rose in which he covers subjects closer to his heart.

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Has Any of Your Home Appliances Ever Conked Off On Christmas Eve?

(0) Comments | Posted 20 December 2013 | (04:35)

If you have an old washer dryer or fridge which you suspect will ditch you on Christmas eve or if you're planning on making saving money part of your 2014 New Years' resolution, then you'll need to make a real effort to recognize where you're spending unnecessary cash. One surprising...

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Is Mobile Gaming Ringing the Death Bells for the Console Industry?

(2) Comments | Posted 14 November 2013 | (13:58)

It wasn't long ago that arcades were the single most important force in the gaming industry. As arcades were where the money was at, they were also where gamers would find the latest titles with largest budgets, coolest design, and best looking graphics. But when the era of consoles had...

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Could the Secret of Romance of Richard Burton and Elizabeth Taylor have been an evening of Sea bas and Sancerre in Swansea?

(0) Comments | Posted 1 October 2012 | (18:38)

They say the April weather is like a woman's heart. But if you have ever been in Wales, where the legendary Richard Burton was born and later grew up, you know the Welsh weather can be more like the heart of Elizabeth Taylor, his tempestuous queen...

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Can the British Pubs be More Romantic Than the London Olympics?

(0) Comments | Posted 19 July 2012 | (22:40)

If you ask me, the British country pubs can offer some of the best romantic experience of your life. Not the London pubs where you may have to jostle with a crowd for your pint of beer and then get in to a brawl with the...

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Who Needs Tony Blair for British PM Any Way?

(0) Comments | Posted 15 July 2012 | (10:33)

In the olden days, not so long ago, heads of states used to look older, wiser, indomitable and even formidable. These days a G8 summit photo has many baby faces of leaders who don't have a clue of not only how to deal with the Euro...

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Why Can't They Make Them Anymore? Things Those Work!

(0) Comments | Posted 31 March 2012 | (11:24)

If you are like me, nothing can spoil your day like a piece of sliced bread that is not toasted on its top edge. It is so annoying it is enough to spoil your weekend when a toaster like contraption can bring scents to even gaming!

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Do You Think Lady Gaga is Changing the Face of Celebrity Culture?

(0) Comments | Posted 11 March 2012 | (22:25)

Can Lady Gaga make a difference and change the world for a better place when celebrities of our times from Lady Diana to Whitney Houston have been down the road, without much success? Perhaps, with the power of the social web behind them, Lady Gaga and...

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Has the Social Web Tamed the Oscars if Not Sacha Baron Cohen?

(0) Comments | Posted 28 February 2012 | (10:24)

The independence of The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and of the United States of America is admirable. The sheen on its prestigious Oscar awards night, as the second most watched event in the US, has only got brighter in recent times. However, it looks like the social web can...

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26-1 The Phoenix Moment For The United Kingdom.

(0) Comments | Posted 11 December 2011 | (09:47)

David Cameron is one hell of a lucky guy. He will go down in history as the British Premier who ended the European Union and created the United States of Europe by just one veto. But his real luck is the chance he has created for the United Kingdom to...

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Why Will This Forgotten Speech By Obama Be Remembered By Generations?

(0) Comments | Posted 15 September 2011 | (16:03)

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Our generation grew up by learning Mark Anthony's speech and Lincoln's Gettysburg address. While the Roman General's speech, the mob turning power of which...

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Is India Heading To Be The First IN Failed Democracies?

(6) Comments | Posted 23 August 2011 | (15:24)

If the recent Arab Spring and the Jasmine Revolution have ushered in a new breeze of strength and vibrancy to the ideal of democracy, it is sadly paradoxical that political bickering, knee jerk reaction and an appalling lack of resolve to safeguard what our parents earned for us for the...

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