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A rebuttal to a daughter-in-law from a son and a husband

I scrolled through this piece on AkkarBakkar some 10 days back. I felt angry as to how the Internet, something that was supposed to give a life beyond saas bahu bitching, was falling prey to it. I wanted to rebut it then but I did not care much. Today though is a different day. I see my wife sharing this piece on her Facebook profile. This makes me rebut it because tomorrow my sister might share this considering its fashionable to share anything that victimizes feminity, even if the victimizer is another female. It becomes tremendously fashionable when the mother-in-law

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Movie Recommendation: Eight Below: Watch it for the eight dogs

Director: Frank Marshall Stars: Paul Walker, Jason Biggs, Bruce Greenwood | If you love dogs, you will love this amazing Disney flick, if you don’t, you will fall in love with this animal after watching this. Eight Below is the heartwarming tale of Buck, Dewey, Max, Maya, Old Jack, Shadow, Shorty and Truman, all of whom are sled dogs for a scientific research station. I had to list the names of the dogs because they are the real stars of the film. This could run the race of being the greatest adventure story ever told. I mean how else would you justify dogs,

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‘Spy’ Review: The one Hollywood flick that’s unavoidable

Director: Paul Feig Cast: Melissa McCarthy, Jude Law, Jason Statham, Rose Bryne, Miranda Hart What’s it about: Susan Cooper is a fat, unattractive lady who works behind-the-scenes at the CIA. The Woman Friday to the field agents kinda job. The one she was backing and had fallen in love with is called Bradley Fine. Like Susan, Bradley is also the best in the business. The love though as between any hot guy and a not-so-hot girl is as usual one sided. Fine is seen as being killed in action and the killer,the hot and beautiful, Rose Bryne (Rayna Boyanav) issues an open challenge to

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Review: Jurassic World: Brilliant action sequences make it amazing

The dinosaurs are back and they are bigger, badder and even more iconic then the one we saw the first time Jurassic Park first opened its doors. Plot: On the island of Isla Nublar in Costa Rica, theme park goers enjoy their stay at the Hilton Isla Nublar hotel and enjoy all the educational activities (Mr. DNA, dig up dinosaurs, feed the Zuniceratops) and water shows the theme park has to offer. Simon Masrani (Irrfan Khan), the owner of Jurassic World is the perfect successor of this park as he realizes that the park’s success rests on inventing newer dinosaurs

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Movie Recommendation: A Perfect Costner in a moving ‘McFarland USA’

Director: Niki Caro Cast: Kevin Costner, Maria Bello, Ramiro Rodriguez “McFarland, USA” started to look like yet another sports team film where a coach turns around a bunch of losers into winners. And just then I was wondering this to be sports underdogs repeat, the genuineness of the story, the pitch perfect performance by Kevin Costner and some lovely locales and grand natural settings started to win me in. Then onwards it was a ride that made me cry, smile and imagine that as a human race for us nothing is impossible and there are many who scale beyond so

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Rahul Yadav’s Reddit AMA and Amazing Answers

I was looking forward to this AMA more than even if say a Sachin Tendulkar’s. To be absolutely candid, this 26-year-old is now India’s most interest generating entrepreneur. I knew he would answer as candidly as he talks to his VC’s and so he did. Here are a few of his super cool answers. To a question asked of how should I react to my parents who tease me showing Yadav as a crorepati his response was instantaneous. He came out strong when asked why does he blame the VC’s and could be able to build a Housing.com without them.

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Why the biggest asset your brand needs is a community manager

“So basically you manage social posts for your brand, right?” If you like me work as a community manager in your company, I am sure you must have heard this a million times from people who are smart enough to guess the meaning of your work profile. I now feel disgusted everytime I hear this. Hence I decided to write this post for two reasons. One to make people understand the difference between Social Media management and Community Management and two to emphasise the importance of community management. In a nutshell a social media manager is someone who connects the

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Secret the app is dead, why didn’t it work? An analysis

So Secret, the app, is dead. I remember telling a mentor, senior and a future investor 15 days after Secret launched that this one won’t work. He didn’t agree so after some convincing I downloaded the app and kept on it for a while. Then around after a month I deleted it after every time I went on it, I only saw negativity, slang match and anti feminist behavior, that too from an anonymous idiot who kept identity in dark. So why didn’t it work. Lets check some reasons. At least I felt these and would be glad to know

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Movie Review: ‘Furious 7’: For action, entertainment and for Paul Walker

Rating: **** Cast: Paul Walker, Vin Diesel, Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson, Jason Statham, Michelle Rodriguez, Kurt Russell, Djimon Hounsou Director: James Wan Plot: Former Black ops operative Deckard Shaw (Jason Statham) is out to take revenge for the loss of his younger brother Luke who was put in hospital by Dominic (Vin Diesel) and his crew. If you had seen the last one in the series, you would remember the tease. Shaw puts Hobbs (Dwayne Johnson) in hospital after a face-off and brings down the house Dom shares with his amnesiac wife Letty (Michelle Rodriguez), pal Brian (Walker) and his wife Mia (Jordana Brewster).

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A tribute to Boom Boom Afridi from across the border

Let me tell you at the outset that Shahid Afridi was always someone who amazed all of us here in India. We always knew he was not extremely talented but we also knew that he had enough to be a match winner. The thin line between not being greatly talented and still being a match winner made him special. The women loved him from when I was a kid to now when am married and entering 30’s is a different story altogether. Afridi’s was one of those players who didn’t fade after initial exuberance. His name was embossed in history

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