Sep 122011

If we’ve said it once, we’ve said it a million times.

Indians love trash.

Oh yeah, they just love to watch trash. Particularly, the trashy Bollywood films.

Trashier the better for Indians living in America.

Here’s how the new Bollywood film Mere Brother Ki Dulhan fared at the U.S. box office for the opening September 9-11, 2011 weekend compared to a few prominent Bollywood films:

Mere Brother Ki Dulhan Box Office - Even Trash Sells

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Sep 122011

We’ve always considered SI readers a notch above readers of other blogs and generally above other bipeds.

So, we’re conducting a simple quiz to test your General Knowledge (as it’s known in India).

With sleep eluding us, we got up from bed a few minutes back, picked up a bottle of Arizona Blueberry White Tea (light brown in color actually) and turned on our inamorata, the iPad.

And lo and behold, we soon came across a rather amusing tidbit in one of the most reputed publications in the world.

So, the question, now, for all you geniasses:

Which was the fifth domestic appliance to be electrified?

The time now is 1:26AM ET. We will post the answer in about 18 hours, i.e around 19:00 ET today.

If a commenter puts forth the right answer, then, of course, you’ll be enlightened sooner.

Needless to say, we wouldn’t be holding this quiz if the answer were not interesting enough. ;)

Spoiler Alert: Clicking and reading beyond this alert will give away the answer. So, if you want to play the guessing game, log in to your favorite blog, go straight to the comments section (but do not read any of the previous comments) and post your answer. Continue reading »