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Some points to ponder

If we could shrink the earth's population to a village of precisely 100 people, with all the existing human ratios remaining the same, it would look something like the following:
There would be:
57 Asians
21 Europeans
14 from the Western Hemisphere, both north and south
8 Africans

52 would be female
48 would be male

70 would be non-white
30 would be white

70 would be non-Christian
30 would be Christian

89 would be heterosexual
11 would be homosexual

6 people would possess 59% of the entire world's wealth and
all 6 would be from the United States.


Does God Exist?

The professor of a university challenged his students with this
question. "Did God create everything that exists?" A student
answered bravely, "Yes, he did".

The professor then asked, "If God created everything, then he
created evil. Since evil exists (as noticed by our own actions), so
God is evil. The student couldn't respond to that statement causing
the professor to conclude that he had "proved" that "belief in God"
was a fairy tale, and therefore worthless.

Another student raised his hand and asked the professor, "May I pose


Interesting Questions

Recently Procter & Gamble India had participated in
IIM-Bangalore's Placement
Sessions. They asked some interesting questions to
students during recruitment.
Here are some of them:-
1. There is one word in the English language that is
alway pronounced
incorrectly. What is it?
2. A man gave one son 10 cents and another son
was given 15 cents. What time is it?
3. A boat has a ladder that has six rungs, each rung
is one foot apart. The
bottom rung is one foot from the water. The tide rises
at 12 inches every


Why Me?

Arthur Ashe, the legendary Wimbledon player was dying of AIDS.
One of his fans asked him:

"Why does GOD have to select you for such a bad disease"?

Arthur Ashe replied:

All over the world --

5 crore children start playing tennis,

50 lakh learn to play tennis,

5 lakh learn professional tennis,

50,000 come to the circuit,

5000 reach the grand slam,

50 reach Wimbeldon,

4 to semi final,

2 to the finals,

When I was holding a cup I never asked GOD "Why me?".

And today in pain I should not be asking GOD "Why me?"


Line of Fire

We say that we are hardworking . working 16 Hrs a day, stressing our brains and minds, we deserve a high pay package etc.. sitting in the AC , typing abcd, complaining about the canteen food



Intereseting C Program

This C program won the first prize in International obfuscated C code
contest (IOCCC) held recently.It is amazing. My friend sent it to me this morning. I felt that, it's better to pass it on to you. Answer is given down. But, try to guess the output yourself before watching the answer down. Here it goes.....

int t;
char _;
char *a;


A nice poem

Gone are the days........but not the memories
Gone are the days
When the school reopened in June,
And we settled in our new desks and benches.
Gone are the days
When we queued up in book depot,
And got our new books and notes.
Gone are the days
When we wanted two Sundays and no Mondays, yet
Managed to line up daily for the morning prayers.
Gone are the days
When we chased one another in the corridors in Intervals,
And returned to the classrooms drenched in sweat.
Gone are the days
When we had lunch in classrooms, corridors,


Montly Hall Problem

This story is true, and comes from an American tv game show. Here is the situation. Finalists in a tv game show are invited up onto the stage, where there are three closed doors. The host explains that behind one of the doors is the star prize - a car. Behind each of the other two doors is just a goat. Obviously the contestant wants to win the car, but does not know which door conceals the car.


Sentence in which nth Word has n letters

"I do not know where family doctors acquired illegibly perplexing handwriting, nevertheless extraordinary pharmaceutical intellectuality counterbalancing indecipherability, transcendentalises intercommunications' incomprehensibleness."

-> A sentence where nth word is n letters long.


A nice love story

It was a lovely December morning in the hottest city in the world. All right, so that was a little unfair. Chennai is not the hottest city in the world. But it certainly is the city with the most uncomfortable weather among the cities that I have lived in and I've been around. But I digress.



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