On being unable to forget

रातें देंगी बता, नीदों में तेरी ही बात है
भूलूँ कैसे तुझे? तू तो ख़यालों में साथ है

raatein dengi bata, neendon mein teri hi baat hai
bhooloon kaise tujhe, tu to khayaalon mein saath hai

Song – Bekhayali

On rules for calling a bird as birb – When Is a Bird a ‘Birb’? An Extremely Important Guide

  1. Rule 1: Birbs are often (though not conclusively) small.
  2. Rule 2: Birbs are often (though not always) round.
  3. Rule 3: Birbs appear cute.

Source: When Is a Bird a ‘Birb’? An Extremely Important Guide | Audubon

On how companies hide money of Superrich

A massive trove of documents, data, and recorded phone calls showing how British company Formations House works to hide money for the superrich is being reported on by journalists all over the world, with the first stories dropping at midnight on Wednesday.

On Tuesday The Times of London showed, via undercover reporting, how Formations House sets up shell companies for its clients.

McClatchy reported on how Formations House helped Iran’s national oil company avoid sanctions.

Source: Massive Leak of Data Reveals Money-Hiding Secrets of Superrich—and This Is ‘Only the Beginning’ | Common Dreams News

Do you live somewhere other than where you grew up, or where your family lives? If so, how did you decide where to live? (A job, a culture, opportunities, friends, other?)