Benjamin Franklin famously said “It takes many good deeds to build a reputation, and only one bad one to lose it”. The quote highlights the fragility of reputation: One bad instance and the damage is done. At the same time, there are other aspects that ... The Financial Chronicle, 2 months ago
Tracing the early life of the humble ballpoint pen to its present. IMAGE: Modern folks would not even think of the ballpoint pen as an innovation. It seems to be an inexpensive writing instrument, not worth too much thought. Yet it had to fight for a life. Photograph: Thomas Mukoya/Reuters. Pen maker John Loud got a ballpoint pen patent in 1888. Anton Shaeffer in 1901. Michael Brown in 1911. While Lorenz presented a prototype ball pen in 1924. IMAGE: László Bíró, ...Rediff.com, 1 month ago
A penchant for doing something different has made a family of three to take up the hobby of collecting coins. Meet Suraj J Sunita, his wife Rose Anita Sunita and daughter Neha Benita, all residents of the city who have a vast collection of 1,850 coins of most ...Deccan Herald, 1 month ago
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