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Most Read Books: Facebook 2012 Trends

In Books on திசெம்பர் 17, 2012 at 2:48 முப

Thanks: Facebook Stories – People using Facebook in extraordinary ways

  1. The Hunger Games (The Hunger Games, #1) – Suzanne Collins
  2. Catching Fire (The Hunger Games, #2) – Suzanne Collins
  3. Mockingjay (The Hunger Games, #3) – Suzanne Collins
  4. Fifty Shades of Grey (Fifty Shades, #1) -E.L. James
  5. Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone (Harry Potter, #1) – J.K. Rowling
  6. The Help – Kathryn Stockett
  7. Twilight (Twilight, #1) – Stephenie Meyer
  8. To Kill a Mockingbird – Harper Lee
  9. The Great Gatsby – F. Scott Fitzgerald
  10. Water for Elephants – Sara Gruen
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The 10 Best Books of 2012: NYT Picks

In Books, USA on திசெம்பர் 7, 2012 at 8:58 பிப

Thanks: NY Times

FICTION

BRING UP THE BODIES
By Hilary Mantel.
A John Macrae Book/ Henry Holt & Company, $28.

BUILDING STORIES
By Chris Ware.
Pantheon Books, $50.

A HOLOGRAM FOR THE KING
By Dave Eggers.
McSweeney’s Books, $25.

NW
By Zadie Smith.
The Penguin Press, $26.95.

THE YELLOW BIRDS
By Kevin Powers.
Little, Brown & Company, $24.99.

NONFICTION

BEHIND THE BEAUTIFUL FOREVERS
Life, Death, and Hope in a Mumbai Undercity.
By Katherine Boo.
Random House, $27.

FAR FROM THE TREE
Parents, Children, and the Search for Identity.
By Andrew Solomon.
Scribner, $37.50.

THE PASSAGE OF POWER
The Years of Lyndon Johnson.
By Robert A. Caro.
Alfred A. Knopf, $35.

THE PATRIARCH
The Remarkable Life and Turbulent Times of Joseph P. Kennedy.
By David Nasaw.
The Penguin Press, $40.

WHY DOES THE WORLD EXIST?
An Existential Detective Story.
By Jim Holt.
Liveright Publishing/W. W. Norton & Company, $27.95.

Person of the Year: Top Choices from the Time.com Poll Results

In Lists, USA, World on திசெம்பர் 6, 2012 at 2:55 முப

Thanks: Time

  1. Kim Jong Un
  2. Undocumented Immigrants
  3. Mohamed Morsi
  4. Aung San Suu Kyi and Thein Sein
  5. Gabby Douglas
  6. Ai Weiwei
  7. Malala Yousafzai
  8. Sheldon Adelson
  9. Bashar Assad
  10. E.L. James
  11. The Mars Rover
  12. Psy
  13. Felix Baumgartner
  14. The Higgs Boson Particle
  15. Pussy Riot
  16. Sandra Fluke
  17. John Roberts
  18. Mo Farah
  19. Marissa Mayer
  20. Tim Cook
  21. Mario Draghi
  22. Xi Jinping
  23. Bo Xilai

Tamil Nadu: 2012 Year In Review: Top 10 News

In Politics, Tamilnadu on திசெம்பர் 3, 2012 at 8:38 பிப

1. As an NRI desi: Indian Foreigners vs Europe Locals

2. Crime and Punishment: People taking law in their own hands vs Turning blind eye to Law abusing Common Man

3. Influential Celebrity: Chinamyee, Karthi Chidambaram were in Social Media vs Karunanidhi enters Twitter and FB

4. Anti-Growth Lobbyists: Power cuts for citizens vs Koodankulam Nuclear Energy

5. Eternal Conservatives: Love Marriages vs Inter-caste Protection

6. Nature vs Man made: Cyclone Nilam and Thane vs Tamil Nadu Express Fire

7. Forces beyond us: God-men Nithyananda vs Foreign hand ISI in Tamil Nadu

8. Repeatability vs Consistency: Sivakasi Fire Accidents vs. Sri Lanka arresting TN Fishermen

9. Dengue Returns vs Former telecom Minister A Raja Returns

10. Ka series: Highly Expected and stayed in limelight but never came out – Kadal, Kochaidaiyaan, Kalaam, Kaveri

Top Searches from Yahoo! News: 2012 – Year in Review

In Internet, Life on திசெம்பர் 3, 2012 at 5:50 பிப

Thanks: 2012 Year in Review — Yahoo! News

#1 Elections

#2 iPhone 5

#3 Kim Kardashian

#4 Kate Upton

#5 Kate Middleton

#6 Whitney Houston

#7 Olympics

#8 Political Polls

#9 Lindsay Lohan

#10 Jennifer Lopez

Tamil Films in 2012 Chennai International Film Festival

In Movies, Tamilnadu on திசெம்பர் 3, 2012 at 3:07 பிப

Thanks: 10th Chennai International Film Festival:

  1. அரவான் – ARAVAN
  2. ஆரோஹணம் – ARROHANAM
  3. அட்டகத்தி – ATTAKATHI
  4. மெரினா – MARINA
  5. மௌனகுரு – MOUNAGURU
  6. முப்பொழுதும் உன் கற்பனைகள் – MUPOZHUTHUM UN KARPANAYIL
  7. நான் ஈ – NAAN EE
  8. நீர்ப் பறவை – NEER PARAVAI
  9. பீட்சா – PIZZA
  10. சாட்டை – SATTAI
  11. சுந்தர பாண்டியன் – SUNDARA PANDIAN
  12. வழக்கு எண் 18/9 – VAZHAKKU ENN 18/9