You are welcome to browse the pages at your own pace and convenience, and in several stages - and hopefully, will keep coming back! I intend to keep adding or modifying the contents from time to time - even if changes are minor in future.
START THE PASS TIME with a 1.46 Minute
The Chinese are not only the inventors of fireworks - they are still the masters!
(Please Do Have your SPEAKERS "ON")
CLICK on the ARROW above to LISTEN or to STOP the Message
WHILST READING "What the Pages Contain" (below),
why not Watch & Listen to:
The Band of Her Majesty Royal Netherlands Military Police
Link to each page is in the TOP BAR, or at the PAGE END - besides the Page Titles here are linked)
(All pages include many diverse and interesting items - inter-spaced beyond the page's theme).
1. This initial Welcome Page will hopefully create your interest and a desire to explore further... (and to help PASS TIME enjoyably!)
2. The next page is about My Family, with some photos and links to provide details. My Family Trees - both paternal & maternal, are also included here.
3 & 4. Following two pages are about My Work Life and More about Me. For those interested to know, my autobiography "Before I Forget" may be read in page 4 (which is fairly long & time consuming), and also has many photos. My thirty-years in ITC has been described in "My ITC Story".
5. "Reading Matter" page contains some of my published professional articles (CLICK to see in a separate page), as well as varied write-ups that I found interesting, and links to various Newspapers etc. The "Laughing Out Loud" is an anthology of some jokes and witty items. There are a great collection of YouTube video's (from My Fair Lady, Sound of Music, Blue Danube, Frank Sinatra etc.) - for music lovers on this page!
6. The next page has interactive links and information about some of my interest areas: TIME & DATE, SPACE, PLANETS & ASTRONOMY - with amazing NASA & Hubble photos etc., & an interesting map of India for "the foodies" - and also an ENCYCLOPEDIA of FOODS and the Healing Qualities!
7. "Just Fun" page will provide you varied entertainment - both for watching and interacting - to help in "time-pass" delightfully! This includes the fully restored 3 hour's movie "MY FAIR LADY" - that you may enjoy again & again....
8. Finally, the Presentation Page contains many Power Point shows on different topics. Thereafter, the page ends with my thanks & appreciation!
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We had learned from our childhood that area of an entire body (triangle, circle, rectangle etc) is equal to the sum of area of the parts it contains... and even if these parts are rearranged differently, the area remains unchanged... but this puzzle below challenges this fact...
What happened? There is now an extra blank square after rearranging the components ....
(Total area still unchanged?? Check carefully)
You may see the EXPLANATION by clicking here!
This is simply ... Awesome..
INSTRUCTIONS: After you open the site, select (1) English Language, & then (2) VIRTUAL TOUR, then:
HOLD DOWN THE LEFT MOUSE BUTTON AND SLOWLY MOVE THE CURSOR AROUND THE ROOM
TO ENLARGE or REDUCE use the + or - signs on Left corner of the Image
- not from below, but from the top of the EIFFEL TOWER??
A Must See!
Absolutely unbelievable fantastic precision and control, with martial music
This is being performed on ice to "River Dance" with boots & rifles to perfection!
See what cold can do! SIMPLY SENSATIONAL!!
and 'see' the FRIENDLY 'EYEFUL SIGN' below!
ENJOY VISITING MY Home page .....
with the following brain-twisters to start with.......
Count the Guys (12 or 13 ??) and figure out where the extra guy comes from
I haven't worked it out yet!
Nor, for that matter how this PRETTY COOL juggler
just keeps stepping out of the scene & returns...
HOW ABOUT SOME OPTICAL ILLUSIONS:
Count at the TOP , & then recheck the BOTTOM - Do you see 10, or only 7...
Is it 3, or 4?
See from left to right - slowly, and discover that the central rod has disappeared!
(One of his paintings is on the Left. and a sculpture created by him is on the right)
and, Interactive WET ART albums of Artists in Devon
AMAZING RIPPLE EFFECT on WATER
with your mouse (Just TRY IT...)
Magnify these Pix by Mousing Over
SOME SAMPLES of PAUL's CREATIVE IMAGES or PHOTOGRAPHS
(for MORE Interactive Art from him/Devon Artists -
which are updated regularly; Go to JUST FUN page)
MY RESIDENCE: (3E Palmtree Place, 23 Palmgrove Rd, Victoria Layout, Bangalore 560047)
(NAC Address: PG10 K4ST)
is prominently shown by a MARKER (right at the center of the map) - which you may CLICK to show or hide details.
You may drag the map up/down/left or right using your mouse, or use top left corner Google controls to move the map, and/or zoom or reduce the map area.
for ANY ADDRESS IN THE WORLD
Anyway, YOU MAY ALSO EXERCISE YOUR MIND
with the easy 4 Square Puzzle below!
JUST WATCH THIS AMAZING 15 Min "MATHEMAGIC" Video by Prof Arthur T Benjamin
In a lively show, mathemagician Arthur Benjamin races a team of calculators to figure out 3-digit squares,
solves another massive mental equation and guesses a few birthdays. How does he do it? He’ll tell you.
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