Category: Interesting news

Marriage rejection in Asia

Found an interesting article from The Economist on the trend in many countries in Asia.

Asia’s lonely hearts


Found an interesting article on how earthquake is measured from USGS (United States Geological Survey). For those who don’t know what is USGS, you can visit Wikipedia for more information.

How an earthquake is measured in this modern era.

Many people think green tea has a wide range of health benefits, especially for its role as a strong anti-oxidant  to curb cancerous cells at bay. Another benefit that people commonly perceived is to reduce blood LDL (bad cholesterol) level.

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A good suggestion…

Found an article from Forbes about what US President should do to put its economy back on track and help global economy.

Look, Ma, I found 923,000 jobs and US$ 48 billion

Another environmental related issue

Found an interesting article about the the effect of urban development on stream biodiversity.

Stream Biodiversity Declines at Even Low Levels of Urban Development

Flooding in Singapore (again…)

Just read the news this morning that there was flood in some areas in Singapore.

Flash floods in Singapore

Copyright means the right to copy

Reverse engineering has been totally redefined by the Chinese in the mainland (a.k.a. China) as most of the time, the definition of redevelopment and copyright infringement are debatable. The infamous copyright infringement done by the people (and in some cases, by the government) has gained international attention and pressure but the world’s effort so far has been in vain. I’m not trying to be racist here as I am also a Chinese (not from mainland though)

Doomsday may be sooner than you thought

Another instance in which fanaticism towards a belief or religion can make you tell nonsense and look stupid.

Doomsday on 21 May 2011?

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First blood of revenge…

As expected (but not this soon), the Taliban has started their revenge on Osama’s death.

Dozens killed in revenge attack

When will this end? Can’t people just try to understand and respect each other?

Found an interesting article from The Age, a local newspaper in Melbourne, regarding a nurse’s experience in helping the 11 March tsunami victim in Japan.

A Japanese medical aid worker’s diary (translated to English)

Salute to the perseverance of the Japanese people. I know how hard it is to deal with this kind of situation as it happened to my home country once in December 2004.