24 February 2013

Sunday Reads - White Rose & Life's Screwed

Sunday Brunch!
  • Where have all the subsidies gone. (Indian Express
  • The White Rose: The Germans who tried to topple Hitler. (BBC)
  • The Man who Screwed Osama bin Laden is screwed. (Esquire)
  • The brain is not computable. (Technology Review)
Do you wish to work in Tokyo? Great idea except for that it is the most expensive city in the world!

Sourced from TKB of Reuters


Sajid said...

I love working in Tokyo and enjoying every bit of it!!.

Avinash K said...

I've always wondered if all the Germans supported Nazism! Glad to read about White Rose! I also what to know why did the people of Germany support the Nazis! BBC video link for the same is not supported in our area :(
Sir, any links provided on the above question is appreciated.

Avinash K said...

That's a lengthy article-The Man who Screwed Osama bin Laden is screwed. I can't believe I made it through all those seven pages :)

Reality of a shooter's life who's on a mission:

If I get killed on this next deployment, I know my family will be taken care of." (The Navy does offer decent life-insurance policies at low rates.) "College will be paid for, they'll be fine.

"But if I come back alive and retire, I won't have a pot to piss in or a window to throw it out for the rest of my life. Sad to say, it's better if I get killed."

"the U.S. military is the best in the world at transitioning from civilian to military life and the worst in the world at transitioning back."

Hail Obama:

The group discussed what would happen if they were surrounded by Pakistani troops. We would surrender. The original plan was to have Vice-President Biden fly to Islamabad and negotiate our release with Pakistan's president.

This is hearsay, but I understand Obama said, Hell no. My guys are not surrendering. What do we need to rain hell on the Pakistani military? That was the one time in my life I was thinking, I am fucking voting for this guy. I had a picture of him lying in bed at night, thinking, You're not fucking with my guys. Like, he's thinking about us.