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Ideas to Invest In

Indians are not really very well known for philanthropy. This perception is changing, true. But still we are yet to reach a position where we can say that we donate money for causes we believe in. Most of the social or other work is either funded by the Government or by NGOs which almost entirely gets funds from other countries!

There are plenty of crowdsourcing websites that I checked over the week and this is the one that I would like you to focus on - if you wish to do something to make a change.


Rangde - This website helps you finance rural and other micro-projects that help people get started. The investment required is very little in fact - you can even donate as little as Rs. 100!

If you wish to make some change and help someone directly and quickly you can do that here. Check the projects that are ongoing and you can help. You can even start with something close to where you live - maybe you can see your contribution help someone.

Another part is that - the money you give is a…

In the Flesh Review

I had been watching 'In The Flesh' for the last couple of weeks. I must say, I was impressed. The show has got some really serious shortcomings, but on the whole it does make a mark. Some of the most disastrous flaw is this - dead people are coming up as being alive and even then they move about pretty normally. Hell, they even respond to medicines! Without a heart beating and metabolism, they get the energy to walk, talk, attack etc and behave as normal human beings!



Attached to this is the obscene relevance to religion - quotes from the Bible, to give it a more plausible meaning. This actually makes the whole thing more ridiculous. An infection would have been acceptable, but a real dead coming to half life and that too on medicines was too difficult to accept.

In spite of these serious shortcomings, the story is quite solid. The acting is exemplary and convincing. The attacks make sense, the society is well structured and things are under control. Every thing is very Briti…