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Bags for functionality

Saturday, February 18th, 2012 Posted in Culture | No Comments »

I usually take time to buy a bag.  The first characteristic that I look for is the quality of the material.  It needs to be sturdy and lasting.  The next aspect is whether the bag fits the functionality. Last year ...

Steve Jobs, 1955 – 2011

Thursday, October 6th, 2011 Posted in Business, Culture, Inspiration | 1 Comment »

As I was driving to work today, the news on the radio announced that Apple's visionary former CEO and co-founder, Steve Jobs has passed away due to cancer.  I can't say I'm an Apple fan but I've been fascinated by ...

Malaysia has the darndest idea

Sunday, June 5th, 2011 Posted in bizzare, Culture, Family | 238 Comments »

The new rather controversial idea was the setting up of the Obedient Wives Club (OWC). What's amusing about it is that it nows offers sex lessons to wives so that their husbands will remain loyal. It would be interesting how ...

The Dead Goes High Tech

Friday, March 18th, 2011 Posted in bizzare, Culture, ICT | 1 Comment »

[caption id="" align="aligncenter" width="380" caption="StarNews"][/caption] Despite the sad news from Japan, I find it quite reassuring after reading an article on Star recently about a Qing Ming tradition of offering the dead representations of worldly materials.  It became more bizzare when ...

Watching Pickers

Saturday, March 5th, 2011 Posted in Culture | No Comments »

There's show on the History Channel called American Pickers that I've started to watch lately.  It's about two men, Mike and Frank, who goes around the American countryside looking for things that people set aside as junk or collect.  They ...