Misc.

How the phrase “Ha ha!” originated

Exploring the possible origins of our popular expression of laughter.

The term “Ha ha!” is an overused one in written English, and yet one we cannot live without. While it may seem that the word originates from the sound of human laughter, could there be a more interesting, but obscure, origin to this phrase?

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Google+ vs Facebook: 10 reasons why Google+ is far better

As PCWorld rightly pointed sometime out last year, the comparison of Google+ vs Facebook (which the masses generally draw) is an uneven one. Google+ is a far bigger picture for Google than one might imagine: my own way of putting it, as I have said to many of my acquaintances, is that Google is on […]

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Hello, World?

The keynote article on the re-opening of VHBelvadi.com v2.0 in association with StudioPress. Now based on Genesis, the improved website has functionality rarely ever seen before, from subtle tweaks to open additions coded to craft a website readers would love to engage themselves with, contributors would dream of writing for! ❧

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The Theremin

Divinity, untouched I watch Castle and occasionally Bones or maybe Dexter. But, to me, none of these shows will be as uniquely supreme as the mother of all whodunits (as I like to call it) Midsomer Murders. For a long time now, Celia Sheen’s theme music for the show, played on an almost unheard of […]

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Tintin: The Secret of the Unicorn

A long thirst well quenched! On 11/11/11 Tintin released here in India and I soon realised there was hardly any movie I had waited so eagerly to watch, ever. I first came across Tintin as a kid of very few years of age and—like so many others around the globe—found it impossible to leave the […]

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