Wednesday, August 15, 2007

Nokia: 46 million cellphone batteries could overheat (News)

BERLIN: Nokia warned consumers on Tuesday that 46 million of its handsets contained defective batteries made in China, which could in rare cases overheat and even dislodge during the recharging of its phones.

The company warned of potential danger from BL-5C Nokia-brand batteries made by a supplier, Matsushita Battery Industrial, a unit of the maker of Panasonic brand consumer electronics, Matsushita Electrical Industrial. more...

Source: International Herald Tribune - Business Section

Thursday, August 9, 2007

A Simple Religion

This is my simple religion. There is no need for temples; no need for complicated philosophy. Our own brain, our own heart is our temple; the philosophy is kindness. -- Dalai Lama

Believe Nothing

Believe nothing, no matter where you read it, or who said it, no matter if I have said it, unless it agrees with your own reason and your own common sense. -- Buddha

Small Minds Select Narrow Roads

Small minds select narrow roads; expand your mental vision and take to the broad road of helpfulness, compassion and service. -- Sri Sathya Sai Baba

Look Fear In The Face

You gain strength, courage and confidence by every experience in which you really stop to look fear in the face ... You must do the thing you think you cannot do. -- Eleanor Roosevelt (1884-1962)

The World Is What You Are

The world is a great mirror. It reflects back to you what you are. If you are loving, if you are friendly, if you are helpful, the world will prove loving and friendly and helpful to you. The world is what you are. -- Thomas Dreier

A Perfect Day

You have not lived a perfect day, unless you have done something for someone who will never be able to repay you. -- Ruth Smeltzer

Saying No Without Feeling Guilty

Success depends on getting good at saying no without feeling guilty. You cannot get ahead with your own goals if you are always saying yes to someone else’s projects. You can only get ahead with your desired lifestyle if you are focused on the things that will produce that lifestyle. -- Jack Canfield

Only Self

As a wave,Seething and foaming,Is only waterSo all creation,Streaming out of the Self,Is only the Self.Consider a piece of cloth.It is only threads!So all creation,When you look closely,Is only the Self. -- Ashtavakra Gita 2:4-5