Wednesday, September 23, 2009


Tuesday, September 01, 2009

Somebody, Everybody, Nobody, Anybody

Some work hard to be somebody
Some try to please everybody
Some show concerns for nobody
Let's enjoy our life and not try to be anybody

Thursday, August 27, 2009

The world is a book

Monday, August 24, 2009

Singapore, you need a break...

No. I'm not doing a commercial for Jetstar. There's this online petition going on right now for an extra public holiday in Singapore. The petition stays open until 13-Sep-09. Go on... Do your part for Singapore.

Saturday, August 22, 2009

Family Gathering = Majong

It's feels good whenever I get a chance to have a round of Majong with family over the weekend. And Majong reminds me of this music video...

Monday, August 17, 2009


Some pursue their dreams by travelling
Some live with their dreams dangling
Some thought their life were fulfilling
Some wish their lives had been more enriching...

Sunday, August 16, 2009

Sometimes, all you need is a SIGN

Not too sure if you guys have seen this before. But damm solid I thought... It is one of the Cannes Lions winners in 2009. This movie is actually an advertisement for Schweppes. If only we can see more of such great adverts.

Saturday, August 15, 2009

Giving Blood

Found this interesting story and thought I should share

Many years ago, when I worked as a transfusion volunteer at Stanford Hospital, I got to know a little girl named Liza who was suffering from a disease and needed blood from her five-year-old brother, who had miraculously survived the same disease and had developed the antibodies needed to combat the illness. The doctor explained the situation to her little brother, and asked the boy if he would be willing to give his blood to his sister. I saw him hesitate for only a moment before taking a deep breath and saying, "Yes, I'll do it if it will save Liza."

As the transfusion progressed, he lay in bed next to his sister and smiled, as we all did, seeing the color returning to her cheeks. Then his face grew pale and his smile faded. He looked up at the doctor and asked with a trembling voice, "Will I start to die right away?"

Being young, the boy had misunderstood the doctor; he thought he was going to have to give her all his blood.


Monday, June 22, 2009

Find me a Singaporean Art Book - 稀游记图文影像纪录

Somebody left me a comment on my "Find me a Singaporean" post. Apparentely, this fantastic show has decided to come out with an artbook (sort of). I haven't buy it yet but should do so pretty soon and will keep you guys posted on how's the book. In the meantime, if you want to find out more, I suggest you click over to the FindMeASingaporean.Com

Tuesday, June 02, 2009

Wolfram Alpha

I came upon an article in Newsweek recently that caught my attention. There is this physicist by the name of Stephen Wolfram. He seems to have created a search engine which give result in a much intellectual way than Google. Well, not exactly a search engine. As Wolfram puts it,

"Wolfram says his creation is not so much a search engine as a "computational knowledge engine." It has a single input field, like a search engine, but users can pose complex questions. What is the date of the next total solar eclipse visible from Paris? (Answer: Sept. 23, 2090.) What is the current orbital location of the International Space Station? "Computing where the ISS is right now is not a trivial computation," says Wolfram. "You have to actually solve some differential equations for the motion of the aircraft in the Earth's gravitational field." And yet the result is returned as quickly as a Google search."

Upon trying this search engine, I must say it is really interesting (for a start). It returns me interesting result. I'm pleased when I type in "Singapore" and it returns me with a load of information of Singapore such as GDP, population, etc and how we ranked to the world based on these attributes.

However, I must say that it must continue to expand its database of information so as to return me more useful information when I need them. Until then, I'm still happy Googling. The link to this engine is here... Wolfram|Alpha

Thursday, May 14, 2009

Bulk of pedestrians killed jaywalkers!?!?

Check out this news headline. It's amazing to imagine a bulk of pedestrians have gone berserk and went around killing jaywalkers. This headline sounded more like a direct translation from an article of the "My Paper" Mandarin edition.

We've always been urged by the government to speak proper English. I don't speak perfect English but in a city where Singlish is often banned on national TV, I don't understand how did the editor manage to get this published. A word of advice to "My Paper": If it is so hard being a bilingual newspaper, don't hard hard come.

Saturday, May 09, 2009

Green Day - 21st Century Breakdown - Know Your Enemy - First Single

This is funny. I really thought it is the first single of their latest album. Don't get me wrong. I like Green Day. Which is why all the more we should buy their album and not catch it on youtube.

Still in Singapore, caught in Malaysia

While some of the Singaporean believes that Mas Selamat is still in Singapore, the Malaysian police caught him. IN MALAYSIA.

Come to think of it, did the Singapore police ever managed to catch hold of him? As in personally? He was caught in Indonesia (#towards the end of the linked article) and was deported back to Singapore which he later on managed to escaped. He then left Singapore again and was caught again but this time, by the Malaysian police.

Friday, May 08, 2009

You don't get this type of news on Singapore from our local media!

Check out this link. Honestly, how likely will it be for our local mainstream papers to publish news such as this? Anyway, this teaches one thing. Don't have an affair and if you need to, don't have it at East Coast Park. And men, watched out. There's a reason why a woman in her 30s is out having an affair even when she's already married!

Wednesday, April 29, 2009

Not just for our minister, we pay a high price to build our roads as well

It takes more than S$4 Billion to build a 5-kilometer road. I'm referring to the Marina Coastal Expressway (MCE). This means that we can build another North East Line (NEL) which according to this website, it costs the government S$4.6 Billion to build the NEL and the line length is 20-kilometer. That's 4 times longer than MCE. What about KPE? According to Wiki, the approximate cost for building the KPE is about S$1.8 billion and the distance is 10 kilometers underground. I always have the perception that it is apparently more difficult to build roads underground right? But it seems to be the other way round in Singapore?

OK. Let's not talk about Singapore. Let's talk about Michigan, one of the more populated states in America. According to their official-state website, it was indicated that a mile of freeway through an urban area costs approximately US$39 million. 5km is about 3.107 miles. You do the math. It's not even half of what it takes to build our KPE.

You might say there are certain challenges in building the road due to difficult soil conditions and what have you. How about building a tunnel that is 4,000 meters above mean sea level? In Tibet, this tunnel is 3.3km long and the whole connected highway is 117km in distance. It cost the Chinese government US$139 million to construct the highway according to
Tibetan Review.

Monday, April 27, 2009

Darth Jackson

While everyone on the net is going crazy over Susan Boyle, you should check out this Darth Vader who tried to walk on the moon...

Monday, April 20, 2009

X-Men Origins - Gambit?

I was really excited when I found out that they finally have Gambit on the X-Men Origins movie. Gambit is like one of the greatest X-Men I've ever known. He was my inspiration to Blackjack, Poker and "Dai-Di"... But when I saw the poster of this movie...

I thought they had Michael Jackson on the movie instead. In my limited years of reading Marvel comics, I've not seen Gambit wore a hat yet (maybe after this movie).

And that hand movement, it looks as though Taylor Kitsch was trying to do a moonwalk or was reaching out for the Snake on the Plane.

Saturday, April 18, 2009

Fail Blog

You guys should really go visit Fail Blog... Here's a clip that I really like. Enjoy...