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Colorful Art Deco home with lake views asks $250K

Colorful Art Deco home with lake views asks $250K

We love those curved walls.Photos courtesy of Guerilla Realty Have a nomination for a jaw-dropping listing that would make a mighty fine House of the Day? Get thee to the tipline and send us your suggestions. We’d love to see what you’ve got. Location: Baltimore, Maryland Price: $250,000 This chipper Art Deco-style home was designed [...]

May 25, 2017 Loknath Das Home Deco Comments Off on Colorful Art Deco home with lake views asks $250K

Art Deco Pac Heights penthouse asks $8.2 million

Art Deco Pac Heights penthouse asks $8.2 million

Photos courtesy of Joseph Lucier, Sotheby’s The top-floor unit at 1940 Broadway in Pacific Heights is on offer for a staggering $8.2 million, a sum liable to give house hunters a touch of vertigo even before they ascend to the penthouse level. The ad for the three-bed, two-and-a-half bath, 2,900-square-foot condo frames it as a [...]

May 12, 2017 Loknath Das Home Deco Comments Off on Art Deco Pac Heights penthouse asks $8.2 million

In ‘Utopia Is Creepy’, Nicholas Carr asks: Does technology mean progress?

In ‘Utopia Is Creepy’, Nicholas Carr asks: Does technology mean progress?

In 2011, Nicholas Carr summed up Facebook’s business model like this: “The desire for privacy is strong; vanity is stronger.” Carr spent the past dozen or so years making similar proclamations of high-tech heresy, questioning and often criticizing Silicon Valley billionaires and their armies of engineers and programmers for casting rapacious greed and manic, time-sucking [...]

November 1, 2016 Saheli Technology Comments Off on In ‘Utopia Is Creepy’, Nicholas Carr asks: Does technology mean progress?

Prince Harry is in the pink as he asks paint expert to colour interior of his home in rosy hues

Prince Harry is in the pink as he asks paint expert to colour interior of his home in rosy hues

As an ex-serviceman and keen rugby player Prince Harry is not the obvious type to favour pink paint. But it has emerged the young Royal asked decorators to paint his walls in the feminine shade – the must-have shade in interior design at the moment. The revelation was made by Joa Studholme, a colour consultant [...]

September 29, 2016 Saheli Home Deco Comments Off on Prince Harry is in the pink as he asks paint expert to colour interior of his home in rosy hues

AP Asks: Would You Ride in a Self-Driving Uber?

AP Asks: Would You Ride in a Self-Driving Uber?

Uber will soon make self-driving cars available to riders in Pittsburgh, in the first time such technology is being offered to the public. The Associated Press queried people in the city: Would you be willing to ride in a self-driving car? The answers ranged from curiosity and interest to skepticism and concern for safety: Larisa [...]

August 19, 2016 Saheli Uncategorized Comments Off on AP Asks: Would You Ride in a Self-Driving Uber?

Can we reveal details of judicial appointments under RTI, SC asks Constitution Bench

Can we reveal details of judicial appointments under RTI, SC asks Constitution Bench

After six years of pendency, the Supreme Court on Wednesday referred to a five-judge Constitution Bench the question whether disclosure of information about judicial appointments, transfers of Supreme Court judges amounts to interference in judicial independence. The reference by a three-judge Bench led by Justice Ranjan Gogoi came on an appeal filed by the Supreme [...]

August 17, 2016 Saheli News Comments Off on Can we reveal details of judicial appointments under RTI, SC asks Constitution Bench

‘Now politicians see themselves as CEOs. Why should we be surprised at a Trump,’ asks Amitav Ghosh

‘Now politicians see themselves as CEOs. Why should we be surprised at a Trump,’ asks Amitav Ghosh

“The crisis will be upon us. It is not in the future but right now and everywhere you look,” said Amitav Ghosh, addressing the issue of climate change extensively at the Express Adda here on Saturday evening. In conversation with The Indian Express Deputy Editor Seema Chishti, Ghosh said dealing with climate change requires the [...]

August 1, 2016 Saheli News Comments Off on ‘Now politicians see themselves as CEOs. Why should we be surprised at a Trump,’ asks Amitav Ghosh

Delhi HC asks Vijay Mallya to appear before trial court

Delhi HC asks Vijay Mallya to appear before trial court

Declared a proclaimed offender by the Indian authorities and now living in London, liquor baron Vijay Mallya failed to get any relief from the Delhi High Court which on Friday asked him to appear before the trial court in a number of cheque-bounce cases filed against him by Delhi International Airport Limited (DIAL). A Bench [...]

July 29, 2016 Saheli News Comments Off on Delhi HC asks Vijay Mallya to appear before trial court