Wednesday, June 27, 2007

Looking for bed cover?

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When I was in the states, I had to buy my own bedding. While I had limited budget, I knew that a good bedding (aside from a good bed) makes a lot of difference in having a good night sleep. I spent a lot of time hunting for 1 that is not only good, but also of good price. Aside from going to the usual supermarkets, one can also check out sites like terry's fabrics for beddings, quilt covers etc..etc

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Monday, June 25, 2007

Yes its true, this blog has moved

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Third Time is always a charm :)

Yup just another reminder that this blog is now at So pls update bookmarks, links, blogrolls etc.

Saturday, June 23, 2007

OMG I am fired from the CIA?

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Imagine, I was Michael Weston, a CIA Operative on USA Network's Burn Notice and I just discovered a secret plot by the CIA. Its not your typical cliche plot, in fact it is a plot to turn every guy in the world except those who are in CIA's top echelon into Gays. (Nothing against gays). Reason being, the top echelon want all the girls in the world to themselves, and being in such a secretive organisation like the CIA, they are unable to pick up any at a club. Hence they implemented operation "gheylord". But it turns out, I found out about it by accident. (just happened to be in the suana when they were discussing it.

So one fine day, I was called into the office..... and in typical donald trump fashion... "YOU ARE FIRED". Then they tried to use the "gheylord" drug on me, but i managed to escape.

Well to find out how Michael Weston really got fired, tune in to USA Network's Burn Notice.

Reminder: Arzhou is now @

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Just another reminder post to all my friends, I moved the main blog to so pls update your links (much appreciated) and if I forget to add you in my blogroll for my new blog, pls remind me. After migration there is lots to settle so i might forget to add some to my blog :p



Friday, June 22, 2007

15 yr old performs surgery.....

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So must for wanting to go to India for medical tourism..... :p (kidding)

NEW DELHI, India (Reuters) - An India couple have been accused of trying to get their 15-year-son into the Guinness Book of World Records by allowing him to perform a caesarean operation, local newspapers reported on Thursday.

The parents, both doctors from the southern state of Tamil Nadu, screened a video recording of the operation on a 20-year-old woman to other doctors in the hope of attaining the record as the world's youngest surgeon, newspapers reported.

Family members said the boy was only helping out in the operation, handing his father medical instruments. Indian medical authorities are investigating the case and could revoke the couple's medical licenses.

Wednesday, June 20, 2007

Looking for bed covers?

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When I was in the states, I had to buy my own bedding. While I had limited budget, I knew that a good bedding (aside from a good bed) makes a lot of difference in having a good night sleep. I spent a lot of time hunting for 1 that is not only good, but also of good price. Aside from going to the usual supermarkets, one can also check out sites like terry's fabrics for beddings, quilt covers etc..etc

Dear all, I am moving house....

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My blog has finally been relocated to ARZHOU.COM

Yup the blogspot in the url is finally gone, I got myself my own domain and I gotta thank Ridz for loaning my some hosting space for the transition period!

Anyway this blog will now be officially relagated to being a Payperpost BIATCH :)

For all my fellow bloggers and friends, pls update your blogroll :) Thanks!

Tuesday, June 19, 2007

Spying Mission 1: DK and the rare Gal

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There has been quite some talk about DK and his gal, who is she, how does she look like...hmmmm sounds like a really dangerous spying mission to get a photo and not get caught.

To acomplish such dangerous missions and not get caught, or have my identity revealed, I do not believe i need any fancy weapons. I prefer it McGuyver style, using non-weapons. This is the age of infomation, what you need is real time infomation. Its like playing an RTS without fog-of-war (ie: having maphack). I guess it would be cool to have small insect like drones that act as front scouts. They will be small enough not to get noticed. All the infomation will be fed in real time to my Cellphone. This cell phone is no ordinary cellphone, it will be like a swiss army knife, all kinds of functions like laser cutter, lock pics, electronic signal jammers (to prevent the enemy from alerting each other). Of course to avoid being seen, i will want those clothes that can diffuse light, hence making me harder to spot! Then i can finally get a photo of DK and his gal :p

Well that is in my dreams and it is probably ameturish, to see a real pro do it, watch USA Network's Burn Notice!

Sunday, June 17, 2007

Fathers Day @ Some Korean Restaurant which I cannot remember the nme

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Today being father's day, my mum and I brought my dad to this korean-restaurant-which-i-cannot-remember-the-name for lunch (actually he drove us, but still....)

We ended up sampling quite a lot of Korean Dishes, including BBQ, Ginseng Chicken soup, dumplings, Crab and Seafood Pancakes (Omalettes-like).


Ginseng Chicken Soup


*forgot to take pictures of the rest of the food*


*edit* The food was actually quite nice I must add, its amazing how a family of just 3 people can eat over 5+ dishes :p 1st Anniversary + Post event Party

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The 1st anniversary meeting was concluded on last Saturday with more concrete details about the entire event. Head over to the wiki to see more details. I believe Uzyn will be getting the registration page up soon, it will be really cool to finally meet up with everyone else who are on :)

We will also be needing people to help out with the event, so do sign up if you are interested once everything is posted up on the wiki.

The event will be at 07/07/2007 at Geek Terminal. There will also be a post event party (or gathering) at a pub or chill out place nearby. Right now the issue is to figure out which is a suitable place. I believe the requirements are:

1. Near Geek Terminal (preferably around the boat quay area)
2. Can hold maybe 20(?) people
3. Live Band (I believe NTT requested this)

If anyone knows a good place, please suggest on the Wiki :)

Saturday, June 16, 2007

Man fails school exams on 38th try

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Seriously... I gotta give him props for being so persistant. Best part is he REFUSES TO GET MARRIED until he passes school... Honestly I think he needs a tutor.

"JAIPUR, India (Reuters) - A 73-year-old Indian farmer who vowed not to marry before passing his high school exams has failed to get through for the 38th time.

Shiv Charan Yadav has been taking the exams -- normally given to schoolchildren at the age of 15 -- every year since 1969, without success.

He was in his 30s when he first decided to better himself through education.

This year, he failed everything except Sanskrit, scoring only 103 out of a possible 600 points.

He said he found mathematics especially hard, blaming the subject for dragging down his score.

"Once I pass I want to get married to a girl who's under 30," Yadav, who lives alone in Kohari village in the western desert state of Rajasthan, told Reuters.

He is now revising for his 39th attempt next year." Link

Friday, June 15, 2007

Alizee - HAWT French Pop Star

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Ever wondered how the designers of World of Warcraft got their inspiration for the Night Elf dance? They were probably huge fans of Alizee, this really HOT, I mean REALLY HOT, French pop star. Check out these youtube videos, she can really shake it like the Night Elves :)

Thursday, June 14, 2007

Steamboat + Cockroach = JC Class Gathering

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Finally after over 1+ year, there is finally a JC class gathering (at least for me since I was not in Singapore for 1 year). My apologies to those whom I sort of did not invite, I had limited numbers on my hp and it was a really ad hoc gathering. Just had a craving for steamboat so yea…

Thanks to all those who showed up, Wy-en, Daniel, Weirong, Wenbang, Zhihong, Lifen, Joyce, Yiqin, Limin and Jenn. Its great to catch up with everyone, not just those I see in NUS on a regular basis. Quite nice to learn what everyone is up to these days, and I get to blame both Wy-en and Limin for the GST hike :) (Both work in the civil service that deals with money). And somehow everyone just cannot believe I bake cakes/cookies....

Oh yes, my online bakery website is (JC classmates wanted to know)


Oh Yea just to add, the evening had an interesting turn of events when we had baby cockroaches run across our table while having steamboat. It was interesting to see all the girls scream simultaneously, but not the ideal situation to have when you are eating steamboat and baby cockroach appears where the plates are. Just to let ppl know, this is Singapore, we will have insects and lizards etc etc…

Anyway for those who might want to know where I ate… its…

Chuan Yi Pin – It’s a steamboat place opposite bugis junction right along North Bridge Road

Where should i get a vacation home...

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Sometimes after staring at a computer screen for too long, I take a break and start to think about where would be the ideal vacation home. Naturally Bahamas pops into mind first, after all, I was there for holiday and I love the idea of having my own island. But sadly, it ain’t cheap. So looking at possible alternatives…. North Cyprus is a possibility. Taking a look at this website selling North Cyprus Property, it seems like a pretty nice place and cheap too. Apparantly North Cyprus is not as developed so it has that nice nature feel to it.

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Wednesday, June 13, 2007

Chinese Invasion of Germany cos of Sausages?!?!

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Wonder if these 2 stories are related somehow.... Germany introduces "interesting" new Wursts and a chinese artist bringing 1001 of his countrymen to Germany :p

BERLIN (Reuters) - Hoping to spice up their summer business, German butchers have introduced a new line of exotic-tasting sausages with flavors ranging from kiwi, maraschino cherry, lemon and even aloe vera. Link

BERLIN (Reuters) - A Chinese artist will bring 1,001 of his compatriots to Germany to spend months wandering around the city of Kassel as live-exhibits for his entry to a leading modern art show. Link

WOW! PayPerPost Gets $7Million in Funding

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Wow… and I never thought the sponsored blogging market would get this big. Payperpost just annouced it recieved $7 Million in series B funding. Its amazing that PPP had created such an huge market pretty fast. I guess its natural, after all they are giving bloggers an alternate avenue of getting revenue and for advertisers a unique way of advertising. Not to mention, for those of us with personal blogs, it pays out much better then running ads, after all most of our post do not really center around a specific topic, hence it is hard to have targetted advertising. But for PPP, its different, we blog about the topic of the opp. Of course with paid blogging, comes with it blog ethics. When blogging about something, you gotta be honest about it and always disclose that it is a paid post. That's why its just best to take opps that are in accordance with your interests.

Anyway, in celebration of the funding, PPP will be having a 7 day promotion called Lucky 7's. Between noon today and noon next Tuesday Opps of $10.77, $70 or $700 will be released! I am gonna camp the PPP website for a while :)

The Press release:

The PayPerPost Revolution Accelerates, Sponsored
Blogging Marketplace Secures $7 Million Series B

Draper Fisher Jurvetson leads round and joins Board of Directors

ORLANDO, FL – (June 12, 2007) – PayPerPost, the leading marketplace for advertisers to reach bloggers and other consumer content creators, today announced it has completed a $7 million second round investment led by Draper Fisher Jurvetson, an investor in the company's Series A and one of the world’s leading high-technology venture capital firms. The financing brings the total amount of capital raised by PayPerPost to over $10 million, giving the company considerable resources for further development as the industry’s leading Consumer Generated Advertising marketplace. Additional participants in the round include existing investors Inflexion Partners and Village Ventures as well as new investor DFJ Gotham. With this investment, DFJ Managing Director Josh Stein also joins PayPerPost’s Board of Directors.

“PayPerPost created this exciting new advertising space and has established itself as the industry leader,” said Ted Murphy, chief executive officer of PayPerPost. “Although we’ve only used a portion of our first round capital, this added support from investors unlocks significant growth potential. Our content creator and advertiser ROI metrics clearly demonstrate the upside for PayPerPost’s model. We intend to use this capital to build the infrastructure, visibility and professional expertise necessary to reach and retain a greater network of advertisers and content creators than ever before.”

Since its founding in June of 2006, PayPerPost has signed more than 6,500 advertisers to its groundbreaking service, which has enabled Consumer Content Creators to be compensated for their efforts discussing specific companies, products or services via blogs, videos or other media. The content creators are required to disclose relationships with advertisers on their blog, providing transparency for the end reader. Over 125,000 Internet postings, most in the form of blogs, have already earned money for their creators through PayPerPost’s innovative marketplace. PayPerPost recently released PayPerPost Direct, a disruptive new service that allows advertisers to contract and negotiate directly with individual bloggers they identify through a safe, managed system.

“PayPerPost has laid a strong foundation for the future,” noted Tim Draper, founder and managing director of Draper Fisher Jurvetson. “It continues to attract a critical mass of participants from both the advertising and blogging communities. Analogous to Overture’s sponsored search model, we believe PayPerPost’s business model holds disruptive potential and will enable the company to thrive in the evolving paid-content arena.”

To mark the $7 million dollar funding, PayPerPost has launched a new website detailing the company’s service offering at Bloggers and advertisers can easily sign up at the site and begin leveraging the self service marketplace.

Tuesday, June 12, 2007

Dinner@Marmalade Pantry & Sun with Moon Cafe

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Went for dinner today at Marmalade Pantry, followed by dinner at Sun and Moon Cafe. With who? Sorry I cannot say who they are (signed some NDA). Anyway on with the food :)

Marmalade Pantry
Location: Unit B1-08 to 11
Palais Renaissance
390 Orchard Road
Singapore 238871

Had 2 starters (which were really huge), a pan-seared Tuna Salad and a Crab Ceasar
Salad. For Main courses, we had a Crab Pasta, Salmon with Soba and Snapper Pie.

Sadly the photos are taken by my crappy camera phone so the quality is bad.... and I forgot to take photos of the main courses! But overall, the food was really really good, the crab meat was sweet and nice and the Salmon , which was half cooked, had just the right texture. I would definitely recommand Marmalade Pantry. Definitely going back there again to get hold of their cupcakes!

Pan-Seared Tuna Salad

Crab Ceasar Salad

After Dinner, Dessert was at Sun with Moon Cafe.

501 Orchard Road #03-15 Wheelock Place

I gotta admit, the desserts were presented REALLY nicely, but overally, i thought it was just nice. Nothing really special about their sweet box. The tofu cheesecake had a really smooth texture, and the crust was lovely, but it was so small! But I like its presentation :)

Tofu Cheesecake (caged)

Tofu Cheesecake

Sweet Box

Monday, June 11, 2007

Sniffer dogs fired for humping legs

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I guess sniffing drugs is bad for dogs :p

BANGKOK (Reuters) - Two Thai street mutts who became ace sniffer dogs at an airport near the notorious "Golden Triangle" opium-producing region have been fired for urinating on luggage and sexually harassing female passengers.

The pair, Mok and Lai, had been plucked from obscurity under a program initiated by King Bhumibol Adulyadej to turn strays into police dogs, the Bangkok Post said on Sunday.

Although they won plaudits from police for their work in sniffing out drugs at northern Thailand's Chiang Rai airport, near the border with Laos and Myanmar, so many passengers complained about their behavior they had to be fired.

"He liked to pee on luggage while searching for drugs inside," Mok's former handler, Police Lieutenant Colonel Jakapop Kamhon, said. "He also liked to hold on to women's legs."

"Both were just as good as foreign dogs trained for use in drug missions," he added. "But they were stray dogs, so their manners were worse than those of foreign breeds."

Mok and Lai now work on a farm, herding chickens and pigs, the paper said.


Sunday, June 10, 2007

I love.............

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Eastcoastlife tagged me with this meme to talk about my favorite food in my country/state. Ok since I lived in Singapore but also was in Philadelphia for 1 year, I will talk about my favourite food from both places.

This is a pretty hard one as Singapore really has so many nice food. But I guess I had to decide on Fried Hokkien Prawn Mee, simply because I realized that this is the dish I will try out the most often wherever I go in Singapore.

A quick brief on this dish, according to wikipedia: “Hokkien mee is served in Malaysia and Singapore and was brought there by immigrants from Fujian Province in southeastern China.”

The version I am talking about is uniquely Singapore, as Hokkien mee from other places like Penang, KL are different. The Singapore version is essential stir fried noodles (rice and egg noodles), in prawn stock, with eggs, prawn, sotong etc. (I am no expert on this dish, I just love to eat it).

Shot using a cam-phone (sorry for poor quality)

I guess different people have different preference with regards to this dish, I like mine simple in the middle, not too dry, not too wet. The stall I happen to frequent most is right in Clementi, it can get really crowded and my record queue was 1 hour! But still, their Hokkien mee is done the way I like.

This one is a no brainer, its Philly Cheese Steak from Pat’s. Nuff said, its just good, real good. I walked all the way from my place at 40th and market, to its place at around 9th and Passyunk. That is almost across the entire city.

What exactly is Philly Cheese Steak, in essence it is Cheese, Steak all on a nice hoagie roll (bread). Perhaps with some onions as well. And the cheese, IMO has to be Cheese Whiz, no other cheese will do. The way the cheese whiz just melts and melds into the thinly sliced and fried steak, every bite is simple heavenly (but sinful too). There is so much to what makes up a Philly Cheesesteak, even the kind of hoagie roll used. Heck there is even a specific way to order Philly Cheesesteak. In general, you gotta state the cheese you want, and whether you want it “Wit” onions or “wit-out”. So for me generally, it will be “Whiz, wit”.

Typical Philly Cheese Steak

Ahhh the recipe from Pat’s website
The Original Pat's King of Steaks® Philadelphia Cheese Steak recipe

For all the people who can not get to
South Philadelphia to get the Original.

Here is the recipe for you home chefs.

Serves 4

24oz thin sliced rib eye or eye roll steak

6 table spoons of Soya bean oil

Cheese {we recommend Cheez Whiz®} American or Provolone works fine

4 crusty Italian Rolls

1 large Spanish onion

sweet green and red peppers sautéed in oil
Mushrooms sautéed in oil


Heat an iron skillet or a non stick pan over medium heat
Add 3 table spoons of oil to the pan and sauté the onions to desired doneness
remove the onions
add the remaining oil and sauté the slices of meat quickly on both sides
melt the cheez Whiz® in a double boiler or in the microwave
place 6oz. of the meat into the rolls
add onions, and pour the Cheez Whiz® over top
garnish with hot or fried sweet peppers, mushrooms, ketchup
Put on the theme song to the first Rocky movie and enjoy!

**Copy this**

* Meme Topic : What is your favorite food in your state or country?

Find some info about the food & show delicious pictures of it.

Tag FIVE people. Do if you want to increase traffic to your blog!
(ECL did request ppl from
1) DK
2) Nicole
3) Tstar
4) Hendri

And the only non-pingster
5) Weijia (founder of the fatsunshine club)

You leave their blog and post link and add to the list below.

Mybabybay loves Asam Laksa from Penang, Malaysia
JustMyThoughts loves Penang Char Koay Teow
My Lil Venture loves Laksa Sarawak
Monterssorimum loves Teluk Intan Chee Cheong Fun
Chinnee loves Melaka Wan Tan Mee
PeimunLeah loves Hakka Lei Cha
Hui Sia loves Crispy duck skin from China
Karen loves Pan Mee
Simple American loves Cheese Enchiladas
Nicole Tan loves Char Tau Kueh
velverse loves Otak-Otak
Giddy Tiger loves Dim Sum
may loves Roti Bakar
Selba loves Gado-gado
Chen loves Satay*
eastcoastlife loves Shanghai Buns
arzhou loves hokkien mee / philly cheesesteak

**The End**

Congrats Wee Ann and Jesline on their wedding!

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Just got back from the wedding dinner (military style) of my army friend, Wee Ann. Its amazing how fast time passes, just not too long ago we were in the same unit in army. Now, Wee Ann is already getting married.

I am certainly falling behind (LOL)

Well it was a great chance to meet up with the rest of the ppl like Edwin (whom i still meet semi-often), John and Hong Qi. Gotta organise more meet ups when possible.

Anyway here is the military wedding from the PoV of a blogger. ( they got the pros filming it upclose, so here is my poor lighting, shaky version)

edit: Looks like SOMEONE thinks Wei Ann (and other uniformed men) Look good! :p

Saturday, June 09, 2007

World's tigers on "catastrophic" path to extinction

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Its almost the deadline to submit your photo to be part of the WWF's (worldwidefund for nature) Tiger Mosiac. It is to highlight the dangers that these beautiful creatures are facing. So pls do your part before 15th June. Click here to see the mosiac.


Plans by China to lift its 1993 ban on the domestic trade of tiger parts is sure to re-ignite interest among more than a billion consumers in emerging economies and this could be the greatest threat to the animals, said the paper.

"Ultimately, China, the state that has the fewest tigers, may pose the greatest threat to the tiger's ultimate survival in the wild."

Many of the tiger habitats are also too small, isolated or degraded to hold populations of the predator over the long-term, with increasing human encroachment and development of forests.

For example, in Sumatra, vast oil palm and acacia plantations are replacing some of the richest lowland rainforests on earth" Full story

Attack of the Spyware

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What exactly is spyware?

Defined by wikipedia:
Spyware is computer software that collects personal information about users without their informed consent. The term Spyware, which was coined in 1995 but wasn't widely used for another five years, is often used interchangeably with adware and malware.

Purposes range from overtly criminal (theft of passwords and financial details) to the merely annoying (recording Internet search history for targeted advertising). In any case, these programs still use the resources of the host computer without permission.

Probably my worst(and only) bad experience with spyware was when i first got broadband. After upgrading from a dialup, it was natural to start downloading stuff like crazy given then faster connection and much larger bandwidth. Being an avid gamer, i was downloading any and every free game i found online just to try them out. I guess when you just download stuff from any random site, you are definitely inviting trouble. After sometime, my computer performance naturally went downhill. Actually it went way downhill. I did stuff like defrag or scan for viruses with my anti virus but nothing worked. Only after doing some research and asking around, I learnt about spywares. So I just grabbed the first anti spyware program i could find and it scanned about 1000+ spyware... that is quite a large amount. It took quite a while to delete them but eventually, I cleaned up my system. That taught me a lesson. Aside from using anti virus, i needed anti spyware program too. One such program is Spy Sweeper. It has several good features (aside from just scanning and removing):
  • It provides a spyware shield, preventing spyware from even installing
  • It accesses the threat level of each spyware
  • Constantly updated
So get anti-spyware programs like Spy Sweeper and do regular checks.

Friday, June 08, 2007

Booz2Go - Alcohol powder - Just add water to get drunk

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Damn, why did I not think of this idea! Could have probably done this as my FYP (final year project)

AMSTERDAM (Reuters) - Dutch students have developed powdered alcohol which they say can be sold legally to minors.

The latest innovation in inebriation, called Booz2Go, is available in 20-gramme packets that cost 1-1.5 euros ($1.35-$2).

Top it up with water and you have a bubbly, lime-colored and -flavored drink with just 3 percent alcohol content.

"We are aiming for the youth market. They are really more into it because you can compare it with Bacardi-mixed drinks," 20-year-old Harm van Elderen told Reuters.
Van Elderen and four classmates at Helicon Vocational Institute, about an hour's drive from Amsterdam, came up with the idea as part of their final-year project.

"Because the alcohol is not in liquid form, we can sell it to people below 16," said project member Martyn van Nierop.

The legal age for drinking alcohol and smoking is 16 in the Netherlands.

In Germany, alcopops -- sweet drinks containing alcohol and in powder form -- caused quite a stir when launched on to the market. Alcohol powder, classified as a flavoring, was sold in the United States three years ago.

The students said companies interested in making the product commercially could avoid taxes because the alcohol was in powder form. A number of companies are interested, they said.


Thursday, June 07, 2007

Fallout 3 Game Trailer

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This is probably not as uber exciting as when blizzard annouced Starcraft 2 but..

Fallout was set in a post-nuclear war world where basically everyone nuked each other and you are one of the few survivors who survived by hiding in underground vaults. It’s a really non-linear game where you can develop your character anyway you want (sniper, HtH expert, mad bomber). There are lots of titles to earn like Karma Sutra Master (this is one of the hardest k). Of course, aside from the setting, gameplay, I enjoyed the gore :p. Its nice to see how realistic it is when you snipe the enemy between the eyes, or groin(my fav sniping target)

So when I heard about the Fallout 3 trailer at Penny Arcade, I was naturally pleased, not excited just pleased. This is really nostalgia, especially seeing the trailer, its so Fallout. Oh well 1 more year to wait for it. Just like Starcraft 2 (which is probably longer)

What could this be?

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Its not very long, but can contract or expand. Its rather thick. It can bend as you will and its pretty flexible. So what is this item?

Its the thing that shoe shops put inside the shoes on display. Yea.... it has definitely been a while since i actually been in a shoe shop. What ever happened to just stuffing shoes with used newspaper?

Wednesday, June 06, 2007

Possibly Singapore's best Beatboxer

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I always thought Timothy (my friend from NOC) was already one of the best beatboxer I would know. That was until I saw this guy youtube video on :

Must take ALOT of effot to do what he does =.='

Gah... i need to puke now

Workers Protest and hold a Strike over...... Sex

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Of all the reasons to hold a protest.....

JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - South African workers striking over pay and benefits have a new complaint -- they no longer have the energy for sex.

Monroe Mkalipi, a regional chairman of the powerful COSATU federations of trade unions, complained that work conditions are so tough workers can't perform in the bedroom.

"The harshness that we have in all our workplaces is so severe to such a point that when you get home at night it becomes a problem expanding our families," the SAPA news agency quoted him as saying.

Public sector workers are negotiating with the government to increase pay for the first time since 2004.


Tuesday, June 05, 2007

An Astronomer in your Pocket

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I remember in my freshman year i went for the astronomy club "orientation". It was just a session to see if i would be interested in joining. So there was a session where we had to gather outside and view the night sky... being short sighted i barely saw anything :p anyway I would not have figured out which star is what.

Perhaps with this new device from meade telescopes I might have fared better.

It is called the Meade MySky. It is an interactive, hand-held, point-shoot-and-identify multimedia guide to the night sky. Kind of like having an astronomer in your pocket actually. I guess it is a cool gadget for geeks who wanna impress girls by bringing them stargazing and you have no freaking clue what is up there.

*this is a paid post* (yea payperpost again)

Sunday, June 03, 2007

The Magic of Photoshop

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This is how photoshop can turn FAT into Fab (as in fabulous). Got this clip when i saw the link on my facebook updates. I guess I should go master photoshop :)

Click on the video to start:

Dinner@waraku + fondue

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Finally after 5 years.... (2 years NS +2 yrs NUS +1 yr NOC) I met up with that long lost JC jnr of mine, Peimin. Its funny how after so long if i am starting to catch up with so many people.

Anyway Dinner was at Waraku@Clarke Quay, managed to reserve the seat over looking the river. At least if the food sucked, the view was nice :p But fortunately the food was great! And their set meal is super massive (just check out the pics). After that we went around the cannery looking for a dessert place and in the end we settled for fondue... which we took over 1 hr to finish cos it was simple massive(again!).

(BTW I am testing this Shareapic thingy to see if it looks nice on the blog)

Anyway after eating so much we decided to head down to St James to dance off all the sugar and stuff we ate. And she had the nerve to call me an old man.... so I had to up the dancing tempo.... now my legs are sore... after 2 days :(

(@St James: gotta see how a normal photo compares to those share a pic)

Saturday, June 02, 2007

Proof that women can't drive

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All that talk about women drivers etc etc... well here's proof :p

BERLIN (Reuters) - A German mistook a subway entrance for an underground car park and her vehicle got stuck on the stairs, police said on Wednesday.

The 52-year-old drove her Volkswagen Beetle across the pavement in central Duesseldorf and into the entrance where it ground to a halt about five steps down, police said.

Police estimated the damage at around 1,500 euros ($2,000).


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