Da Vinci Code movie trailer

I had just noticed the availability of Da Vinci Code movie trailer. Sony/Columbia’s pictures Da Vinci Code movie trailer is now available online. You can watch Audrey Tautou and Tom Hanks in the exclusive trailer for ‘The Da Vinci Code,’ based on the best-selling novel by Dan Brown. See trailer @ Y! movies portal.

About movie
The murder of a curator at the Louvre reveals a sinister plot to uncover a secret that has been protected since the days of Christ. Only the victim’s granddaughter and Robert Langdon, a famed symbologist, can untangle the clues he left behind. The duo become both suspects and detectives searching for not only the murderer but also the stunning secret of the ages he was charged to protect. Source Y! movie.

I am sure it is going to be a nice movie :)

Why Americans Should Never Be Allowed To Travel

A web page about why americans should never be allowed to travel. These are actual stories provided by travel agents. Here is my favorite one:

A businessman called and had a question about the documents he needed in order to fly to China. After a lengthy discussion about passports, I reminded him he needed a visa. “Oh no I don’t, I’ve been to China many times and never had to have one of those.” I double checked and sure enough, his stay required a visa. When I told him this he said, “Look, I’ve been to China four times and every time they have accepted my American Express.”

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Google earth images will be masked

Google earth images will be masked for important installation across India. You will not able to see clear Google satellite images of Rashtrapati Bhavan, HQ of armed forces, the PM office and other nuclear installation any more via Google Earth software.

Since India run very high terror, risk this good move. TOI reporting (warning: Enable popup blocker) that some key portions of Google mapas of Indian cities will soon be blurred now.

However, it is not clear how government is going to implement it. There are some interesting comments on this story.

Tree climbing robot video

A remarkable, if slightly creepy, tree-climbing robot is being developed by robotics experts from Carnegie Mellon and several other US Universities.

The video is here.

More info can be found at new scientist blogObviously such a robots could have plenty of useful applications, in search-and-rescue and space exploration, for example.

India on high-alert after Varanasi blast

Security has been up in country following blasts in the temple town of Varanasi this evening.

So far 12 killed as 2 explosions rock Sankatmochan temple and the cantonment railway station Varanasi on Tuesday.

Security being increased up at places of worship, vital installations and government buildings through out country.

Let us hope so it will not get worst then this.

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