Catch of the Day

Catch of the Day: Is that Barack Obama playing a prank?

Catch of the Day: Is that Barack Obama playing a prank?

NDTV.com | Friday September 03, 2010, New Delhi

It really began with guffawing over stuff that usually brings on a dejected sigh in this season of being prickly about the Commonwealth Games, now exactly a month away. Amid reports of athletes being ...

Washing Powder Nirma: The YouTube version

Washing Powder Nirma: The YouTube version

NDTV.com | Friday September 10, 2010, New Delhi

Discovery is fun. Even if someone else does it for you. This once a tweet from @livetimefe has had us in the NDTV.com newsroom delighted with the discovery of a 19-year-old with a great voice an...

Watch: An ad that markets global warming

Watch: An ad that markets global warming

NDTV Correspondent | Monday September 13, 2010, New Delhi

Enjoy this ad for some stunning visuals. This is the new advertisement for Nissan's electric car, the Leaf. And in keeping with the green thought behind the vehicle, it evokes global warming. This is ...

Watch: What the dhol does to Rihanna's Rude Boy

Watch: What the dhol does to Rihanna's Rude Boy

NDTV.com | Tuesday September 14, 2010, London

Ever dismissed that song on a 12-year-old's ipod with a flick of your finger and a "that is so dull," only to have it come back and hit (thwack!) you hard the very next morning? Happened today.So Riha...

Coke studio: Fusion served live

Coke studio: Fusion served live

NDTV.com | Wednesday September 15, 2010, New Delhi

Glad many of you enjoyed the discovery of Rani Taj, the British-Kashmiri dholi, as much as we did yesterday. Let's keep with the music today, shall we? Actually, this sound is just too good to put it ...

The flying parantha and cricket woes

The flying parantha and cricket woes

NDTV.com | Thursday September 16, 2010, Chennai

Anyone that watched the star-studded Mumbai Indians play and lose to Australian side Red Backs on Tuesday, must watch this video.It shows two men making paranthas at a roadside stall in Tamil Nadu. &n...

Super iPad ideas. More welcome

Super iPad ideas. More welcome

NDTV.com | Friday September 17, 2010, New Delhi

I don't have one yet and my neighbour does. So does that man on my Facebook list of friends who always seems to get there a wee bit ahead of me. All his thoughts on Facebook are transmitted through hi...

Catch of the Day: Going (Lady) Ga Ga, then and now

Catch of the Day: Going (Lady) Ga Ga, then and now

NDTV.com | Wednesday September 22, 2010, New Delhi

Hate to go the herd way, but ever since Lady Gaga slapped on chunks of meat on to her body and even her head and then went on to dominate a music awards night, I must admit I have been more than a lit...

Catch of the Day: Don't try this at home

Catch of the Day: Don't try this at home

NDTV.com | Thursday September 23, 2010, New Delhi

Tucked somewhere inside a cluttered cupboard, a toy car with a deep baritone says when bumped: "See how you drift." (Or some such.) That is Doc Hudson, the famous Piston Cup champ of yore from the Dis...

UK man bounces to bungee jump record

UK man bounces to bungee jump record

NDTV.com | Monday September 27, 2010, New Delhi

Jumping Jack is redefined. By a man called James.British bungee jumper James Field has set a new Guinness World Record for the most number of jumps in one hour by an individual - 42 jumps in 60 minute...

Cebu Pacific Airlines' dancing flight attendants

Cebu Pacific Airlines' dancing flight attendants

NDTV.com | Tuesday October 05, 2010, New Delhi

It is that moment when you are either still settling in, or switching off - cellphones after the last-minute flurry of messages, or just your mind. The last thing you pay attention to is that in-fligh...

Catch of the day: Google shows you how to Imagine John Lennon

Catch of the day: Google shows you how to Imagine John Lennon

NDTV.com | Friday October 08, 2010, New Delhi

Imagine, John Lennon on Google. No, it is not the 42,800,000 search results rendered in 0.09 seconds that one is talking about. Google is celebrating the Beatle on his 70th birth anniversary on Saturd...

Outsourcing to Asia now a gag on The Simpsons

Outsourcing to Asia now a gag on The Simpsons

NDTV.com | Monday October 11, 2010, London

For a few generations around the world that were not fed a compulsory diet of Japanese-Manga-turned-high-pitched, rude animation in every conceivable language, there was The Simpsons. And you did...

Stunt man on fire jumping out of skyscraper

Stunt man on fire jumping out of skyscraper

NDTV.com | Tuesday October 12, 2010, New Delhi

This is the Catch of the Day because - well, thank god, that safety cushion caught him. :-).Seriously though, first the warning. Do not try this for any reason at all. The person doing the stunt is cl...

Outsourcing controversy hits The Simpsons

Outsourcing controversy hits The Simpsons

NDTV Correspondent | Wednesday October 13, 2010, Los Angeles

Just a day after its release, the controversial intro by well-known UK street artist, Banksy that vaulted the longtime TV giant The Simpsons back into conversation was our Catch as we crawled the web ...

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