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Initiate Smart Home: Step One

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It has been a dream to set up a for a while now. Thanks to an Amazon Prime Day deal, I managed to snag a Philips Hue Ministarter Kit.

Philips Hue MiniStarter Kit

Now that it's been set up, I guess it is time to configure some interesting things with it. I'm thinking of setting it up to flash blue whenever someone tags my photo in Facebook or maybe red whenever I miss a call... Need to look up #IFTTT recipes. :-)

gods in our dreams

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Who in their dreams is not omnipotent? If in sleep I grow wings and fly high above the land, it does not mean I will awaken cloaked in feathers. We are gods in our dreams. Disaster strikes when we come to believe the same is true in our real lives. ― Steven Erikson, Dust of Dreams


Danny Boy by Lisa Hannigan

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A very beautiful haunting rendition of  a traditional song...

Frozen Hot Chocolate with Cauliflower

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Who knew cauliflower would taste so good... For breakfast... Frozen Hot Chocolate with cauliflower...

State of Crimes in India

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An interesting data-visualisation of crime in India...

Book 22 - All-Star Batman Vol. 2

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All-Star Batman Vol. 2: Ends of the Earth by Scott Snyder 

Between Verona and Darujhistan

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Switching between the rainslicked streets of Verona with David Hewson's Romeo & Juliet and the blue gaslit streets of Steven Erikson's Darujhistan

children are dying

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"Children are dying."
Lull nodded. "That's a succinct summary of humankind, I'd say. Who needs tomes and volumes of history?
Children are dying. The injustices of the world hide in those three words." - Steven Erikson, Deadhouse Gates

On Repeat: Whiskey Lullaby by Brad Paisley & Alison Krauss

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Amazing voices especially when they harmonise...