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OK BYE LOUNGE!

The High Lounge opened on 16th of January at the Sahara Star hotel in Mumbai. Which hotel? Well it’s the hotel that is constantly under renovation. The one that resembles an uninhabited haunted structure on your way to the domestic airport. But don’t worry that’s just because it will take sometime (one more year) to make it look as awesome ...

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SAVE MY TV!

Screw the elections in the US! Screw the Sensex! Why does no one care about the Writers Guild of America strike? God! Why don’t people see that this could mean the end of civilization as we know it! Without House MD, CSI, Family Guy and other such rocking TV shows we are slowly dropping back into the entertainment Stone Age. ...

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The Story So Far

The 2008 Formula 1 season is well underway and with seven races already in the bag, there are several trends already beginning to show. We take a look at what’s been up, who’s been down and why Adrian Sutil is terribly unlucky. TRACTION CONTROL Traction Control (TC) is an electronic mechanism that stops the car tyres from excessively wheelspinning under ...

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3G iPhone

Everyone and your uncle knows about the iPhone. You’ve even seen them in India for months now. So while our carriers like Bharti and Vodafone are gearing up to bring us v1.0 of the iPhone, you’ve already begun gearing up for the new 3G iPhone. The new iPhone, as the name suggests features 3G support.It also brings is a better ...

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Sports

Splash and Dash With the heat getting to everyone in Mumbai, we at JAM have come up with a solution healthier than guzzling soft drinks swimming! Interest in swimming as a sporting event has been on the rise in India. Keeping this in mind, we at JAM decided to interview 15 year old Surabhi Tipre, a young and upcoming swimming ...

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Damn this Crib!

I’m cribbing today coz apparently I have stopped having reasons to crib. That’s just a very depressing thing to happen to someone. – The owner of the company I work with is not demanding things like “I want this design” and ” I want that idea” etc. I have no one to say this to anymore – ” I want ...

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Damn the Vista Pimps!

The other day I headed to Lamington Road (you hotbed of cheap gadgets and tech love you) to buy a new laptop. Making a major purchase like this, and being one who analyses every possible option until the mind has reached its eventual Shut Down point, this was a tension filled time for me. Eventually I settled on a Compaq ...

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THE THREE MISTAKES OF MY LIFE: CHETAN BHAGAT

The 3 Mistakes of My Life is actually Five Point Someone part two. The only difference is the three ‘five pointers’ are not in an IIT but strugglers in the real sense of the word – running a small business of their own in Ahmedabad. But of course ‘3 mistakes’ is better designed, better marketed and ready to be snapped ...

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INDIANA JONES AND THE KINGDOM OF THE CRYSTAL SKULL

It’s always a tricky proposition when you try to bring back a cult favourite with the lead actor on the wrong side of fifty. Case in point – Terminator 3 and Rocky Balboa. That of course was not a cause of concern for Steven Spielberg. He had bigger issues. His leading man Harrison Ford was far from fifty, he was ...

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DAVE BARRY IS FROM MARS AND VENUS

If I had to put it in one word, I would say that this book is ‘freaking awesome’. Okay, that’s two words, but don’t blame me, it’s my shrinking male brain. If you have no idea what I’m saying then go read the book and it will all be crystal clear to you. Dave Barry Is From Mars And Venus ...

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