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Grauman's Chinese Theatre Forecourt


 The forecourt of the Grauman's is famous for the hand and foot prints of Hollywood's greatest. The forecourt attracts more than two million visitors every year.  Depending on what generation you grew up in, you will find a name familiar to you whether it be Marilyn Monroe, Frank Sinatra, Gregory Peck, Kirk Douglas, Michael Douglas or Bruce Willis. There are over 200 stars listed here (see bottom of page for complete list of Dec 2005)


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Hollywood Walk of Fame

Dec 17th 2005

Hollywood, the place where dreams are made! We went to visit  Hollywood this weekend for the first time since we moved to Los Angeles. Drove to Hollywood Blvd and parked at a parking lot close to the Roosevelt Hotel. I don't recommend parking at the parking lot next to the Chinese Theatre. Its way too busy and crowded. The first thing, we did was look at the stars on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.


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Is Google Adsense effective for Indian Sites?

Google Adsense is an advertising program for Google, where content publishers, bloggers and other site owners can display Google Ads on their websites. Google pays the website owner a commission when a visitor clicks through to an advertiser's site. I get a number of questions from users on the success of the program and other questions on Adsense as it relates to publishers from India. Over the next few weeks, I will write some of my experiences with Google Adsense as it relates to India related websites.

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How to Send Money to India

I have had quite a few requests from visitors about sites that help Indians abroad to send money to India. Since Iive in the United States, I am familiar with the companies and websites that offer to send money to India from United States to India. In the next few weeks, I will post the details of these websites here. I will also study how to send money to India from other countries.

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Asha - Work an Hour

Asha - Work an Hour

Asha for Education's Work An Hour event brings people from all over the world together to help educate underprivileged children in India. The event kicks off on July 4th every year, peaks on August 15th and concludes on September 5th. 15th of August, Indias Independence Day, is the symbolic date chosen for this phenomenal coming together of the human spirit.  
The event peaks around August 15th, India's Independence day. This year, we aim to receive contributions from at least 4000 donors, which would imply a minimum of million visitors. A large percentage of these visitors will be interested in the services your website has to offer.  Please support them by visiting http://www.workanhour.com/

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New Flash Games

Image  Dinesh.com has added about 40 new free Flash games for its visitors. These games will need you to download the flash plugin. The games cover a range of popular card games, board games, word games etc. These games include Zuma, Mahjongg, Gold Rush, Text Express, Big Money, Letter Detective. Try it out, I am sure you will have fun.  Don't forget to visit the original games section here.

These are some articles or social causes that I have come across on the Web. These articles are not written by me. When possible, I have provided the acknowledgment of the writer. I hope that some of you are motivated to take action and help make this world a better place.

I feel quite blessed to have had the opportunity to travel and live in many countries around the world. Meeting people from other countries is a wonderful experiences as it opens your mind to how different, yet how similar the rest of the world is and I think that has made me a better person. I have traveled alone, with my friends and then with my wife. Now I have a son who also loves to travel and I will cherish those moments with him. In this section of my blog, I write about some of my experiences traveling around the world and things that I liked about visiting those places. I hope my experiences are entertaining as well as englightening.