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1. The Seven Steps Poem
In Chinese, when someone is being asked to recite a Seven Steps Poem or Qi Bu Shi, it is actually a hint that there is a fight or a disagreement going on between brothers and each is trying to exterminate or destroy each other. The idiom originated from the Three Kingdom Period of China when Cao ...
Arts & Design - Sun, 14 Sep 2014 07:12:22
Kiasu is a typical word used by Singaporeans and Singaporeans only. It is to describe a uniquely Singapore way of being overaggressive in the bid to "win" to get what you want. To put it descriptively, you have an impulsive desire to get what you want even at the expense of doing silly things. Fo...
3. The Largest Ransom Ever
Entertainment & Media - Sat, 13 Sep 2014 19:05:03
Given the current headlines regarding Somali Pirates and kidnapping of their ships in return for large sums of money from the ship owners who have to be accountable for their cargo, we seem to be ignoring the largest ever Kidnapping Incident with the Largest Ransom ever.
The previous largest ran...
4. Swine Flu - A Blessing in Disguise
Business & Work - Sat, 13 Sep 2014 19:05:13
I guess most of you out there must be thinking that I am crazy to say that. Maybe yes and Maybe no. There are many substantial reasons for that. First of all, the last serious pandemic was nearly 80 years ago in 1918, the Spanish Flu. We had a few pandemics or would be pandemics of minor scales a...
5. Eating Monkey Brains
healthy-living - Mon, 04 May 2009 05:40:00
My first encounter with eating monkey brains was when I was watching Indiana Jones. Kind of eerie, but Indiana Jones is a mixture of horror and humor, hence it really did not cross my mind that people will be really eating monkey brains. Sorta horror tales and stories to me. I was shocked as I gr...
6. Japanese Occupation of Singapore
food-and-cooking - Sat, 02 May 2009 06:05:44
On the day 15 Feb 1942, the impenetrable fortress of the British Empire - Singapore fall to the Japanese Imperial Forces. The "Gibraltar in the Far East" was lost to the Japanese in one of the worse defeats of the British Forces. The defeat was fast and swift, typical of the Japanese attacks thro...
7. The Enemy in Your House
Travel & Places - Sat, 13 Sep 2014 19:05:25
I guess in this modern age, everyone in the family except maybe your baby brother owes a laptop or a computer. Imagine the joy of choosing the hippest and coolest laptops or the computer casing, anticipating the arrival of your computers or laptops. But do you know that every time you switch on y...
8. Sharks Fin Soup
computers-and-electronics - Fri, 01 May 2009 20:36:00
Sharks Fin is traditionally one of the most popular of Chinese cuisines. Sharks Fin, Abalone, Bear Paws and Bird Nest are traditionally consumed by the nobility or ranking officials of the various dynasties of the Chinese Empire. Hence it is deeply rooted in the cultures of the Chinese civilizati...
9. Diplomas and Degrees
food-and-cooking - Mon, 27 Apr 2009 06:50:27
It takes typically 3 to 4 years of full time studies to graduate with a Bachelor Degree, a Masters take another year or two more. The ultimate, a PhD can take up to 4 years or more easily, a lot depends on the research you are doing. If you take a look at your mailboxes, you will have no difficul...
10. The Importance of MBA
How-To & Education - Thu, 26 Mar 2009 22:08:57
President George W. Bush is the very first President to hold a Masters Degree in Business Administration MBA. What's more, he got it from one of the best and most prestigious MBA schools, Harvard Business School. Wonder why is it so little reported? HBS must be extremely proud to be the school to...
11. Poor Obama
How-To & Education - Wed, 11 Mar 2009 13:49:58
Barack Hussein Obama, the 44th President of the United States is to be inaugurated on the 20th of Jan 2009. Obama assumes the World's Most Powerful Post with an approval rate that defies gravity. An euphoria in the United States that is in stark contrast to the actual economic circumstances. Obam...
12. Financial Stimulus Flops Badly
culture-and-society - Tue, 10 Mar 2009 16:22:13
I guess this is it! In this world there is seldom a case of second chance. The USA administration has a second chance by virtue of its Presidential Elections timing. They have another President at the Helm whom the financial markets entrusted its hopes upon and gave the new administration time to...
13. Where are the Victims of Cyclone Nagris
business-and-work - Tue, 10 Mar 2009 03:19:31
The PERFECT storm as news reports put it. Cyclone Nagris struck on the 5 May 2008. Myanmar's foreign minister who said that the death toll could reach 10,000. But foreign estimates that more than 100 000 could be dead but in the land of secrecy, no one knows for certain. The dead can't speak for ...
14. How to Build a Directory
nonprofits - Tue, 10 Mar 2009 03:17:05
Why build a directory in the first place? I guess most will be asking this question. The dominance of Yahoo and DMOZ come into mind when we talked about directories. All other directories are more or less marginalized by the presence of these two giants. So is there any point in building a direct...
15. What I will do if I am Obama
computers-and-electronics - Mon, 09 Mar 2009 10:26:31
When President Obama took office as the 44th President of the United States of America, he has a approval rating of 83%! Dazzling heights! Something that Bush can only dream about in his wildest dreams. He has a daunting job which I guess few of the other USA Presidents would ever envy. He took o...
16. How to Build a Blog Using Word Press
How-To & Education - Sun, 08 Mar 2009 08:31:52
Blogging has become so common that there are few people without a blog. More and more companies are jumping upon the wagon too, using blog as an advertising tool as a means of reaching out to their customers. The ease of using a blog and the high recognition by search engines made them extremely ...
17. The Demise of Mortgage Spams
How-To & Education - Sun, 08 Mar 2009 08:16:26
It was only recently that our mail boxes are filled to the brim with mortgage spams. Of course our mail boxes now are still filled to the brim but there are near zero mortgage spams, thanks in part to the sub prime crisis which makes it unprofitable for spammers to continue their spamming.
18. Free Domain Free Hosting No Adverts
business-and-work - Thu, 05 Mar 2009 23:40:11
In this world, nothing is free, there is a price for everything. If someone provide you with free services, there is surely something he wants in return, even if it is indirectly. Take for example there is a lot of companies offering free web hosting but with a catch, you need to put their advert...
19. Reseller Web Hosting
hobbies-games-toys - Sun, 01 Mar 2009 08:54:54
With the original web hosting company available, why should we go for reseller web hosting? I think this is a question that is being asked many times every day as a web hosting customer browse through all the web hosting offers around the Web. It is a very valid question but Yes or Not really dep...
20. Emails - The Bane of Modern Communication
computers-and-electronics - Sun, 01 Mar 2009 03:42:14
How many times have you emailed your colleagues or friends on something and found out much later that they had interpreted it differently causing friction, stress and even ending of friendships? Emails have long be toted as an instant and inexpensive way of communications. But in actual fact, the...
21. Arrowana - Dragon Fish
computers-and-electronics - Sat, 28 Feb 2009 11:11:18
Chinese considers the Dragon Fishes or Arrowana as auspicious and in a lot of Chinese companies or families, they normally rear Golden Arrowanas for better Feng Shui or the science of geomancy. I am always fascinated by the looks of these gigantic fishes swimming gracefully in their specially bui...
22. The Meaning of Life
pets-and-animals - Sat, 28 Feb 2009 11:09:55
This question pops out of no where when I am editing my lenses. Was thinking might as well do a lenses on the meaning of life. But to think of it, I never really thought of the meaning behind life. I mean we are all working, studying, eating, drinking, squidooing and such. Busy with our routine w...
23. Universal Suffrage
culture-and-society - Sat, 28 Feb 2009 10:39:44
Is there really a need for Universal Suffrage? I am wondering sometimes. While it is true that all men are created equal or to be more politically correct; all human beings are created equal, some or less equal than others (to borrow a concept from George Orwell's Animal Farm). The right to vote ...
culture-and-society - Sat, 28 Feb 2009 09:54:06
The recent news that arouse the Arab world was a pair of shoes. Fantastic isn't it? One pair of shoes can stir up so much emotions. It is just a normal shoes not encrusted with diamonds or made from gold. Just that it had been used to throw at Bush and the Arab world was rejoicing over it.
25. Direct Admin
travel-and-places - Sat, 28 Feb 2009 09:38:27
Lets go direct into Direct Admin! So what is Direct Admin? It is a Linux or BSD based Web Hosting Control Panel that makes life far more easier for Linux or BSD web hosting system administrators. So how do they do it? Instead of typing those cryptic commands in Linux, Direct Admin is actually a w...
26. Thailand A Country of Smiles
computers-and-electronics - Sat, 28 Feb 2009 09:13:06
Thailand is known affectionately as the Country of Smiles. Thais' smiles are naturally, affectionate and sincere. So it is with great concern for the last few months when I read about the airport blockage, the violence and protests in Thailand.
I am a well wisher of Thailand, love their people a...
27. India Web Design
culture-and-society - Sat, 28 Feb 2009 08:51:23
India has some of the best institutes of learning in the world. With a history spanning thousands of years, Indians are an extremely cultured people which were reflected in their daily lives and their arts. Being an economy that has been stagnant for a very long time, India is now poised to fly a...
28. Exotic Food for Asia
computers-and-electronics - Sat, 28 Feb 2009 08:41:06
For most of us here, dogs and cats are for pets. I won't dream of eating my dog or cat. But in many parts of Asia, say in China especially Guang Zhou and in Korea, dogs are well loved as food! I had an MBA classmate from South Korea and we had a deep argument over dogs as food.
For him it is nat...
29. Artificial Neural Network
food-and-cooking - Sat, 28 Feb 2009 08:39:23
Artificial Intelligence goes from where computers stop or reach their limits. It extends the ability of the computer in doing massive computations together with the fuzzy abilities of the human brains to think so as to build a platform that harness the powers of these two separate and totally dif...
30. Crocodiles Walking On the Streets
computers-and-electronics - Sat, 28 Feb 2009 06:55:40
Pretty woman, walking down the street
Pretty woman, the kind I like to meet
I don't believe you're not the truth
No one could look as good as you
I guess the above are made famous by Julia Roberts. Well I certainly expect women walking down the streets, pretty or not is another question a...
31. Migration to Australia
travel-and-places - Sat, 28 Feb 2009 06:53:32
Our family has a nice Family home in Australia where we stay when we feel tired of the bustling lives in Hong Kong or Singapore. It serves as a leisure and relaxing place for us. We are more surrounded with nature and the life here is far more relaxing than the major cities. But we found that we ...
32. Singapore Litter Bugs
pets-and-animals - Sat, 28 Feb 2009 03:47:17
Come 1st April 2009, there will be a 50% increase in the fines for litter bugs! First-time offenders will be fined S$300 for minor littering - up from the existing fine of S$200. Minor littering is classified as irresponsibly discarding items like cigarette butts, match-sticks, parking coupon tab...
33. India Pakistan War
travel-and-places - Sat, 28 Feb 2009 03:14:36
Pakistan has just moved thousands of troops to the Eastern border which it shares with India. This has heightened tensions on both the South Asian Giants who are similarly nuclear armed.
The movement of troops away from battling the Taliban towards the Indian Border also had the effect of retard...
34. India Outsourcing
culture-and-society - Sat, 28 Feb 2009 03:12:21
India is a Land of Diversity, the modern and the ancient traditions coexist in peace and harmony. Thousands of languages, diversified cultures of its people, different religions are all mixed into one country, and that is India. It is the largest democracy in the world, a bit chaotic but a workin...
business-and-work - Sat, 28 Feb 2009 01:43:49
I stumbled upon Kiva by accident and after reading it, I find that it seems too good to be true. With $25 I can make a chance in someone's life for the better? Also all my money will go towards helping the less fortunate and not towards any administration costs, salaries for the charity employees...
36. Social Networking and Human Interactions
nonprofits - Sat, 28 Feb 2009 01:42:09
With the mushrooming of social bookmarking web sites such that every major Internet content provider seems to be rolling out their own versions of social bookmarking, it is interesting to note its effect on human interactions. Does it enhance human interactions or are human beings being more and ...
37. How to Eat for Less than US$2 in Singapore
culture-and-society - Sat, 28 Feb 2009 00:23:41
Singapore is an high urbanized nation, in fact it is a City Nation, the entire country is a City by itself. There is no such things as the countryside and rural areas and hence living costs are on the high side compared to other Asian destinations.
You can easily spend a few hundred dollars a me...
38. Sub Prime Crisis
travel-and-places - Sat, 28 Feb 2009 00:21:49
When the Sub Prime Crisis first struck, I had a few discussions on this with some of the economics professors. They were of the opinion that it is a very serious crisis but that no one really knows what is the extent of the damage that the sub prime crisis caused.
It is now more than a year afte...
39. Economics 101
culture-and-society - Sat, 28 Feb 2009 00:20:31
Take for eg you have $10 worth of goods. But you need to have $100. What is the current way of getting the $100? Just print another $100 fresh off the press. Is it the correct way? Old Grandma will tell you that the only correct way is to save a $1 a day but cutting your spending to accumulate th...
40. Nuclear Weapons - A Necessary Evil
business-and-work - Sat, 28 Feb 2009 00:11:05
Since the Nuclear Genie was released out of the lamp in the deserts by the Manhattan Project, power equilibrium had been shifting between the USA and Soviet Union for the last fifty years or so until the disintegration of the Soviet Union. For a time, it looks like USA will be the only Nuclear po...
41. Singapore Web Development
culture-and-society - Sat, 28 Feb 2009 00:09:55
Singapore is one of the best places for Web Development. Being at the cross roads of Asia, Singapore has the unique advantage of getting the best IT professionals from across the globe.
Given that Singapore is one of the most open society, expatriates will find it easy to work here in Singapore,...
42. China Navy in Pursuit of Somali Pirates
computers-and-electronics - Fri, 27 Feb 2009 23:59:47
The Chinese has typically maintain a neutral non intervention foreign policy and has strictly kept its military from participating in multi-national peace keeping forces or likewise.
It comes as a surprise that the Chinese government is sending two of its ships Wuhan and HaiKou to participate in...
43. The Right to Die
culture-and-society - Fri, 27 Feb 2009 23:21:59
To many, deaths came after a long and rewarding journey, they had done their part for their families and for society and they can now RIP Rest in Peace. The tombstones being the testimonies that they were here once and the memories they left behind are still with their loved ones. These are the l...
44. History of Gaza
culture-and-society - Fri, 27 Feb 2009 21:53:58
Having followed the Israel - Hamas conflict closely, my interest is arouse as to why such hatred remained between Israel and Palestine. It prompted me to look at Gaza and its history to find out more on what actually happened that caused such hatred among the two ancient civilization.
The Gaza s...
45. Cholera claims almost 3,000 lives in Zimbabwe
culture-and-society - Fri, 27 Feb 2009 21:02:50
I read with great sorrow WHO report on the Cholera epidemic situation in Zimbabwe. With nearly 3000 killed and 56 000 infected, the situation is grave in Zimbabwe where the basic sanitation facilities are in dire conditions if there are only left. Cholera is one of the infectious diseases that wa...
46. Content Management System
healthy-living - Fri, 27 Feb 2009 21:01:07
What is Content Management System or CMS for short? Actually the definition varies according to individuals. For some blog programs such as the popular WordPress or even the online Blogger is considered as Content Management System simply because it allows you to manage content easily online.
47. The Mouse Trap
computers-and-electronics - Fri, 27 Feb 2009 14:10:14
It happened about two months ago when a family of rats migrated to the drain near our house. We started noticing them when they visit us for food morsels etc. My mum who insisted on absolute cleanliness was horrified. She can't allow rats in her kitchen.
Over the next few days we ponder over wha...
48. One Wife Five Mistresses
home-and-garden - Fri, 27 Feb 2009 14:01:20
There is this rich guy in China who had 5 mistresses giving each of them a house and 5000 Yuan a month for allowances. I guess he is also one of the sub prime crisis victims, as the global economy goes down, so does his business. He decided that he cannot afford to keep all 5 mistresses. Well tha...
49. My First Recession
Entertainment - Fri, 27 Feb 2009 13:54:52
I guess I am one of the more fortunate generations, have never experienced a recession in my working life until now. This is the first time I am encountering a recession and it really seems to hurt everyone big time. Am quite curious and have asked around, my basic conclusion is that my first rec...
50. What it takes to be an Entrepreneur
squidoo-community - Fri, 27 Feb 2009 11:19:48
This lense is not about teaching you how to make a billion while sleeping at home, nor is it there to teach you how to be a successful entrepreneur. The purpose of this lense is to teach you how to make your first move in business. It teaches you what to be prepared for and how to deal with them....
51. Free Web Hosting with Business Opportunity
business-and-work - Fri, 27 Feb 2009 06:52:55
The market for Web Hosting has grown so competitive that it is just not enough to sell it at commodity prices. You need to give it away for free. But giving away Free Web Hosting is easy, problem is how are you going to pay the datacenter bills, your employees' salaries and miscellaneous expenses...
52. A Tribute to PayPal - Catalyst of Internet Electronic Commerce
business-and-work - Fri, 27 Feb 2009 04:26:03
"Do you PayPal?". Normally this is what we commonly hear when an overseas customers purchase something from us and wanted to pay us. We also often overheard ourselves asking vendors overseas "Do you PayPal?". PayPal is by far the most common payment gateway provider for electronic commerce in the...
53. Merry Christmas and HumBug
business-and-work - Fri, 27 Feb 2009 04:24:14
Merry Christmas used to be Merry and will continue to be Merry as long as we are spending others money (for eg your Daddy's). If you are not and you are spending your rapidly dwindling money (due to the recession), it wouldn't be that merry anymore.
I guess Scrooge would get it alright this time...
54. Guo Nian Fan
business-and-work - Fri, 27 Feb 2009 04:12:00
Guo Nian Fan or rather Rice left over from last year is a very important Chinese custom. It symbolize that you have excess rice which is a staple food for many Chinese and is used to mean that this year will be a year with excess food or rather an abundance of harvest. This custom continues until...
55. I Love Squidoo
food-and-cooking - Fri, 27 Feb 2009 02:32:23
I just discovered Squidoo on Christmas Day itself when I was Home Alone :( . Was feeling bored and found from the forums how much they hyped about Squidoo. I was thinking, it was just another social bookmarking or networking system. Whats the buzz for?
Anyway was feeling far too bored and decide...
56. FireFox - The Best Browser
computers-and-electronics - Fri, 27 Feb 2009 02:27:14
I remembered Netscape 1.0 Beta very well. At that time I was in the university, we were all using Lynx, there is nothing the likes of Netscape 1.0. I guess it looked primitive compared to the current browsers we are having now. But at that time it is really God Send. I was an avid user of Netscap...
57. Mangosteen - Queen of the Fruits
computers-and-electronics - Fri, 27 Feb 2009 01:10:03
Mangosteen is commonly described as the Queen of The Fruits in pair with our dear Durian the King of the Fruits. While the looks of the King is imposing, fierce with its thorns, famous for his smell or rather notorious, depending on whether you are an advocate of it or not; the Queen is quite non...
58. Wen Jia Bao
food-and-cooking - Fri, 27 Feb 2009 00:59:23
Chinese Leaders seldom show any emotions. I guess in Chinese culture, much emphasize is placed on the ability to be macho and to be a man. Showing emotions is something unlike the culture of the Chinese. I must say that Mainland China's leaders are mostly stiff and stern, you won't see them jokin...
59. Pay Peanuts and You Get Monkeys
culture-and-society - Fri, 27 Feb 2009 00:55:26
This is a popular saying that if you pay peanuts, you get monkeys. But I guess the modern monkeys will sue you for their rights or lodge a complaint with the Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals if you were to pay them the peanuts from this American factory that produced oil-roasted a...
60. Cobra Wine
business-and-work - Fri, 27 Feb 2009 00:53:37
I guess most of us had drank wine or at least tasted them. White wine is great for seafood and Red wine is definitely good for red meats. There is one kind of wine however that can make every single strand of your hair stand up just by looking into the bottle. What you see inside is a real cobra ...
61. Kopi Tiam
food-and-cooking - Fri, 27 Feb 2009 00:51:24
Kopi Tiam or Coffee Shops is a unique Singapore invention. Singapore Coffee Shops aren't the same as the usual Coffee Shops you get from the rest of the world. It is not really a cafe but it is some sort of a budget restaurant, quite unlike those in other countries which serve only coffee and som...
62. Virtual Private Server
food-and-cooking - Sun, 22 Feb 2009 11:07:53
This lens aims to describe what is a VPS, Virtualized Private Servers, what it is and how it is normally used in the industry.
A VPS is not a real life physical server, as in the word Virtualized, it is actually a virtual server meaning that physically it does not exist, but when you are looking...
computers-and-electronics - Sun, 22 Feb 2009 04:08:47
Katong is an Old Part of Singapore where the Babas lived. Baba are indigenous Chinese of Singapore and have a rich and mixed heritage comprising of both Chinese and Malay culture. Therefore in Katong you can see the rich cultural heritage of the fusion of two different races.
Going to Katong mea...
64. Bail Outs
Entertainment - Sun, 22 Feb 2009 03:09:29
What are Bail Outs? Why is it that every time Bail Outs are suggested Wall Street went into a frenzy and you will see an extremely jolly time in Wall Street that is much in contrast to the stark recession mode outside? Why is it that the huge industries are requesting for a bail out and why is it...
65. Cyber War
business-and-work - Sun, 22 Feb 2009 02:41:17
The world is connected to each other as never before. Basically for developed countries, their governments, financial institutions and public facilities are connected to each other and to the Internet. Never had human beings become so dependent on the computers. With such dependency, there is a n...
66. Beware the Smoot-Hawley Tariff Act
computers-and-electronics - Sun, 22 Feb 2009 02:27:54
As the United States goes about fixing the problems it had caused itself through a decade of decadence, it is quite disheartening that though there is a bit of self reflections, there is also a rising tide of protectionism. I feel that Obama labeling of China as a Currency Manipulator is just the...
67. Israel Invasion of Gaza
culture-and-society - Sun, 22 Feb 2009 02:11:35
I condemn all violence, against any religion be it Christians, Muslims or Hindus, against all nationalities be it Israelite or Palestinian. Israel is killing at a ratio of 100 : 1. They attacked a largely innocent country that are more or less defenseless against some of the most well equipped mi...
68. Christmas Time Charity Time
culture-and-society - Sat, 21 Feb 2009 14:14:35
Every Christmas, the Old Folks Homes and the Orphanages normally have programs throughout the festive seasons. Everyone is happy and joyful, care and share right? Humbug! This is not the case.
Old Folks and Orphans need care and love every single day of their lives. Not just during Christmas. Th...
nonprofits - Sat, 21 Feb 2009 13:33:16
Durians is a fruit which evokes very strong emotions. Either you hate it or you love it. Very few people are impartial to durians. Some fainted just on the smell of it while some can't get enough of durians, eating durians till they are hospitalized.
For me I am quite impartial of durians, it ar...
70. Stamp Collecting
food-and-cooking - Sat, 21 Feb 2009 13:09:54
Stamps Collecting was once known as the Hobby of Kings and the Kings of Hobbies. But with the widespread usage of the Internet and virtual worlds, stamp collecting is seldom heard nowadays.
It is a great pity to let such a great hobby die into oblivion. Stamp collecting helps to cultivate patien...
hobbies-games-toys - Sat, 21 Feb 2009 05:50:36
Coventry is a lovely metropolitan city in the county of West Midlands in England. Having a population of about half a million it is one of the bigger cities in the United Kingdom. Coventry is situated 95 miles (153 km) northwest of London and 19 miles (30 km) east of Birmingham, and is notable fo...
travel-and-places - Sat, 21 Feb 2009 03:17:43
Indonesia is a huge archipelago of more than 20 000 islands, a lot of which are uninhabited. It is also home to the largest Muslim population in the world.Obama's childhood was spend at a madrasah in Indonesia. With an estimated population of 240 million and a Muslim majority of 86%, it is actual...
73. Contract Management Software
culture-and-society - Sat, 21 Feb 2009 03:13:34
Judging from the numerous and cruel jokes on lawyers, it can be seen that they aren't really the most popular of professions. In fact I would say that Lawyers are the Professions that borne the blunt of jokes with the exception of Politicians, that is if you consider Politicians as professionals....
74. Pope to Launch Vatican on You Tube
computers-and-electronics - Fri, 20 Feb 2009 05:13:15
Pope Benedict XVI will be launching the Vatican on You Tube. It is interesting to note its development, signaling the Pope's desire to reach out to the Internet mass and his openness with technology. This will enable Vatican to have another venue to reach out to its devoted members as well as tho...
75. Clean Energy
culture-and-society - Fri, 20 Feb 2009 04:29:22
The world is heavily reliance on fossil fuels as can be illustrated by the panic on the financial and commodity markets due to the record blasting prices of crude oil It has been about 40 years since the last energy crisis and yet within these forty years every single technology has leap frog exc...
76. Email Server
computers-and-electronics - Wed, 18 Feb 2009 10:28:42
Basically what is Email? I guess everyone from 7 years to 70 years old will know the answer. It is a file that is send to you akin to letters. But it is send via electronic means and is instantaneous. What is different about Emails is that once you click Send, thats it, you cannot UnSend it.
77. Difference Between Linux Hosting and Windows Hosting
computers-and-electronics - Wed, 18 Feb 2009 05:51:01
Web Hosting services has become so much like a commodity that the differences between them for most users seemed to be how much gigabytes of space or terabytes of space that each hosting company is giving for a penny and not the features that the hosting companies are providing. Though it is true...
78. Singapore Economy in 2009
business-and-work - Tue, 17 Feb 2009 11:24:33
The Singapore Government has announced that there will be a revision of this year's economic forecast before Budget Day which is on the 22 Jan 09. Singapore's economy had been estimated to grow between minus 2 and plus 1 per cent this year but it seemed most likely that this forecast will be lowe...
79. Telephone Land Lines History
travel-and-places - Tue, 17 Feb 2009 06:51:48
It seemed just yesterday when a telephone line is an essential part of your office or even for your new home. It would seemed impossible and almost illogical for a home or office not to have a telephone land line. But today, the impossible seems much more than possible, in fact telephone land lin...
80. World's First Openly Gay Premier
computers-and-electronics - Tue, 17 Feb 2009 05:39:33
Ms Johanna Sigurdardottir was sworn in as Iceland's prime minister on Sunday 1st Feb 2009 to take over the post of Prime Minister in Iceland. She would be the first Openly Gay Prime Minister in the world. That was quite an achievement as just say 20 years ago, just mentioning the word homosexual ...
81. Thaksin Shinawatra
culture-and-society - Tue, 17 Feb 2009 04:28:02
Former Prime Minister of Thailand Mr Thaksin Shinawatra was one of he most popular and charisma as well as controversial Prime Minister that Thailand had ever had. He was a Man no stranger to controversy and was so popular with the rural masses that it rocked the power based of the established el...
82. Should Smoking be Banned?
culture-and-society - Mon, 16 Feb 2009 09:27:04
I am a non smoker, so my opinion is definitely biased though I will try to be as unbiased as I can. My personal opinion is that Smoking does not help anyone in anything. You are just burning away money while the cigarettes companies made tons of money. Wasting money is one thing, lots of people w...
83. Outlook for Web Hosting Companies in 2009
healthy-living - Mon, 16 Feb 2009 07:44:01
2008 has been quite a great year, unexpectedly. I always thought that 2008 will be a difficult year, but it proved to be quite a year of growth and maturity of our products and services.
2009 is around the corner, Count down with about 2 weeks to go. I am not that optimistic about 2009 given the...
84. Etiquette of Internet Forums
computers-and-electronics - Mon, 16 Feb 2009 07:03:19
Isn't it amazing that the miracles of technologies allow us to be a Roman Colosseum every day discussing things of interest to us while typing at home? Welcome to the World of Internet Forums. The proliferation of the Internet and the ease of installations of forums lead to an abundance of great ...
85. Best Coffee in The World
computers-and-electronics - Mon, 16 Feb 2009 06:51:12
I think the best Coffee in the World is quite a subjective matter. If you ask 1000 people you may get 1001 answers. Simply because each and everyone of us have our own taste and are conditioned by years of drinking the coffee that is the most common for us.
Take for eg me, even if you give me Bl...
86. Death Sentences for Tainted Milk
food-and-cooking - Mon, 16 Feb 2009 04:52:33
I have heard of death sentences for drug trafficking or trafficking of banned substances. Death sentences for arms deals. Death Sentences for Tainted Milk is the first I ever come across. Really makes me look at the news twice. I haven't been really following up on China's Milk Scandal as it seem...
87. One Hundred Ways to Say I Love You
culture-and-society - Mon, 16 Feb 2009 02:50:09
Valentine Day, the Day for Lovers is here again. I do not really care if those religiously righteous call it a heretic day or whatsoever. I mean what is so bad about dedicating a Day for Love!? We have already 364 days of War in the World, dedicating a Day for Love really isn't going overboard.
How-To & Education - Sun, 15 Feb 2009 01:16:16
A Pandemic is basically an epidemic of a new disease that is spread over a large region, possibly an entire continent for eg. According to the World Health Organization, three conditions must be met before an epidemic is defined as a Pandemic:
* Emergence of a disease new to a population.
89. Cats Cats Cats
healthy-living - Sat, 14 Feb 2009 14:49:34
I saw a cute cat video on You Tube and continued looking for more, You tube is basically filled with videos of the sweetest and cutest cats you can ever imagine doing the silliest of things. I am an animal lover, it is really an enjoyable experience spending some time browsing over these videos a...
90. Internet Servers
pets-and-animals - Sat, 14 Feb 2009 13:37:00
Internet Servers are what propelled the Internet to what it is today. These are specialized machines that are online 24/7/365 to serve data to everyone that has an Internet access.
The importance of Internet Servers cannot be underestimated as it is the backbone of the Internet revolution. Inter...
91. When Too Much is Too Bad
computers-and-electronics - Sat, 14 Feb 2009 10:01:44
I am always wary of web hosters who offer gazillions of web space for pennies. One important reason is that such offers typically attract less than desirable customers. It is no use if you are the only good and decent customers in a shared hosting servers filled with dubious characters.
92. Oil on New Lows
computers-and-electronics - Sat, 14 Feb 2009 09:40:46
OPEC meeting and cutting of oil production by more than 2 million barrels a day appear to have not much of a dent in their aim of rising up the oil prices. Previously when every nation was begging OPEC to raise production to counter the huge oil increases. OPEC answer was that there was sufficien...
business-and-work - Sat, 14 Feb 2009 09:38:41
It is an extremely frustrating experience to know that you are dead tired, facing a nice and comfortable bed and your mind just refuse to go and sleep. Your body was protesting but in vain.
Typically encountered this everytime I had a full work load. Even after finishing the work, you feel exhau...
94. Forms of Chinese Martial Arts
culture-and-society - Sat, 14 Feb 2009 09:07:18
For those who are thinking of self defence, Chinese Martial Arts aren't really the first choice in that it can take 5 to 10 years before you are able to use what you learn to defend yourself. By contrast, Karate and Judo are far easier to learn and to use for defensive purposes.
Chinese Martial ...
95. A Tribute to CentOS
hobbies-games-toys - Sat, 14 Feb 2009 08:46:58
When Red Hat announces that Red Hat 9 Shrike was the last of the line of free Red Hat releases, new releases will come under a Free Fedora version or a Commercial Paid version Red Hat Enterprise Linux, it caught us by surprise as we were used to getting Red Hat for free. Red Hat 9 Shrike had an o...
96. Micro Loans Help the Poor Help Themselves
computers-and-electronics - Sat, 14 Feb 2009 05:31:07
I am normally wary about donating because those organizations whom I donated seemed to have much larger offices than I have, much better furniture than I have, wear much better than I am wearing and their executives drive much better cars than I am driving. Which brings about this question, how m...
97. Chingay Procession
nonprofits - Sat, 14 Feb 2009 04:48:46
Chingay Procession is a street parade in Singapore that dates back to 1973. It was in 1972 that Singapore banned firecrackers during Chinese New Year due to the spates of accidents and fires. This is extremely dangerous with Singapore being a tiny island which are densely populated. The lack of t...
98. India Web Development
Entertainment - Sat, 14 Feb 2009 03:57:46
India is the Software Development House of the world. I think if you are talking about India, one normally thinks about their huge pool of talented web developers and programmers. With its economy just starting to fly, their web developers and programmers are typically commanding far lesser salar...
99. Save Money by Using Open Office
computers-and-electronics - Sat, 14 Feb 2009 03:50:42
I guess everyone heard of Microsoft Office and a vast majority of us uses Microsoft Office. It is one of the must have in a typical new computer setup in Office. We are all too familiar with Word,Excel and PowerPoint. The ease of usage and the fact that all of us or nearly all of us have used it ...
100. Christmas Cards
computers-and-electronics - Sat, 14 Feb 2009 02:55:15
I used to receive an average of over 20 Christmas Cards through the posts in the past. The numbers have dwindled over the years and for this year. I received two, exactly two cards only. It seemed that physical Christmas Cards has gone the way of the dinosaurs.
Before that, it was predicted that...
101. Indonesia Bans Yoga For Muslims
home-and-garden - Sat, 14 Feb 2009 02:18:39
Oops! Initially when I read the headlines in the News I was thinking, "Oh No, no another case of religious extremism from Muslims". But when I read further, I guess what my initial thoughts was quite prejudiced. I guessed with too many news on Muslim riots and intolerance, we are getting clouded ...
102. Watch The Time
healthy-living - Sat, 14 Feb 2009 02:01:27
Have you observe the new social behavior? Try asking anyone the time and observe their reactions. It used to be, when you are asking someone the time, the person invariably raise his arm and see his watch. Now asking them now and observe. Instead of looking at his watch, the person will surely lo...
103. Hong Bao
hobbies-games-toys - Fri, 13 Feb 2009 10:29:19
Hong Bao is literally Red Packets in Chinese, Hong as in Red, Bao as in Packet or also known Ang Pow a Hokkien version of Red Packets. Red Packets is a must for Lunar New Year celebrations. It is a practice for the elders to give their unmarried juniors a Hong Bao for the New Year. Employees will...
104. Hand Phones
How-To & Education - Fri, 13 Feb 2009 06:06:07
Well, first and foremost as a macho guy, I hate shopping, though I will carry the shopping bags of my girl friends, that's a different matter. One thing that I hate shopping for is the Hand Phone. I guess everyone has one at least nowadays.
Why is shopping hand phones so difficult for me? There ...
105. 2009 Recession Outlook
computers-and-electronics - Fri, 13 Feb 2009 01:30:04
if you ask 10 economist you get 10 different answers, that is if no Keynesian experts are around, or else if you ask 10 of them, you may get 15 different answers.
It is a very deep recession alright, I won't commit myself to say that it is a Great Depression. Not likely, the world financial situ...
106. Getting Hits
business-and-work - Thu, 12 Feb 2009 09:03:31
Well I certainly am not referring to the picture over there. One hit by that thing and you are roasted. What I mean is hits as in traffic hits to your web site. It is one thing to create the loveliest of web sites but such a web site will have no impact if no one visits it. Therefore Internet hit...
107. Gong Xi Fa Cai
How-To & Education - Sun, 17 May 2009 07:36:18
Among the Chinese the most common greetings during Chinese or Lunar New Year will be "Gong Xi Fa Cai" for the more verbose they will add another phrase "Wan Shi Ru Yi". All the Chinese words are in Pin Yin so as to standardized their usage. So during the festive Chinese New Year season which is s...
108. Search Engine Optimization
How-To & Education - Sun, 03 May 2009 15:37:18
I have seen really a lot of crazy things web masters do for SEO or Search Engine Optimization. To the uninitiated, search engine optimization is the process of trying to get your web site listed as high as possible for the keywords of your choices. The higher your placement for a keyword, the mor...
109. Recession or Depression
computers-and-electronics - Fri, 27 Feb 2009 22:07:23
Every day, every single day when you surf to your usual news site or look through your daily newspapers, all you can see are retrenchments for one company, bankruptcy for another company, a third company may be begging for Federal Aid. All the dark clouds seemed to be in the horizon covering the ...
110. My 100th Squidoo Lens
business-and-work - Tue, 10 Mar 2009 16:20:13
This is just a lens congratulating myself, since no else else is celebrating with me. Today I completed my 100th Lens 11 Feb 09. I joined Squidoo last year on Christmas 25 Dec 08. Time really flies. I remembered my first Lens. It took me quite a bit of time even though most of the lens creations ...
111. Never Say Yes when A Woman Wants to Buy "Just a Bag"
How-To & Education - Fri, 27 Feb 2009 00:56:15
It was Christmas Eve and my long time staff came up to me and hinted that I had not gotten her any present. Also she gave a present that was just nice at that time for me. My bag was spoilt and she bought a new one for me. "How considerate" I was thinking approvingly. Next thing she do was hint t...
Entertainment - Sun, 03 May 2009 07:00:12
I am not one who believes in traditional Chinese medication or their derivatives for eg Acupuncture. More towards western medication and its scientific proof. Having a headache and feeling very feverish with dry and cracked lips. I went to a western doctor and we were talking about the various th...
113. Singapore Navy in Somali
healthy-living - Sun, 03 May 2009 06:14:15
Singapore, physically the smallest country in Asia and among the smallest in the world announces its participation in the Gulf of Aden in trying to help the world sea transport fight against the menace of pirates from Somali. Earlier on, China announced for the first time that it was sending its ...
114. My Cat
travel-and-places - Fri, 01 May 2009 09:08:22
I missed my cat Snow White. It passed away when it was 17 years of age. The animal hospital called in the middle of the night and told me it passed away having had a heart attack.
She was my last pet. I won't take anymore of my pets leaving me. Think of it this way. Every morning she would be ri...
115. Plant Rights
pets-and-animals - Fri, 27 Feb 2009 14:03:40
In the 19th Century, we saw the quest for universal human rights and we do see a markedly improvements in the rights of a human being, be they male or female, colored or white, Muslim or Christian or whatever religions. In the 20th Century, we saw improvements in leaps and bounds for Animal Right...
116. Internet Scams
Entertainment - Wed, 06 May 2009 02:03:55
I guess all of us received such emails frequently, a dying man or woman from whatever country wanted to send money to you for safe keeping. You had won a million dollars on a lottery you never even know existed nor have you ever taken part in. You have been sent job offers where you need to do al...
117. China - The Next Super Power?
computers-and-electronics - Sat, 07 Mar 2009 23:53:42
With the fastest growing economy in the world, the largest standing army in the world, the most foreign reserve in the world, the fourth largest economy in the world, all these superlatives describing China. Are we looking at the emergence of the next Super Power after the Soviet Union?
USA had ...
118. Unlimited Web Hosting
culture-and-society - Fri, 27 Feb 2009 01:17:32
I am an Internet Entrepreneur and one area I went into was Web Hosting. Web Hosting today has become more or less similar to a commodity. The prices have more or less gone down to the dogs.
Why was it so? Basically web hosting has a very low barrier of entry. You can buy real cheap Master Resell...
119. China 60 Years National Day
computers-and-electronics - Sat, 21 Feb 2009 13:40:09
China has gone far beyond its Sick Man of the East label as it celebrated its 60th National Day with the pomp and pride that befits the Greatest of Nations. China had come a long way from the early 1800-1900s when it was exploited and its citizens exported to rich Western Nations as Pig Tailed La...
120. Singapore Web Hosting
culture-and-society - Wed, 14 Oct 2009 23:44:48
8 to Infinity Pte Ltd is one of the largest and oldest Web Hosting Service Providers in Singapore. We provide Singapore Web Hosting running on the Windows and Enterprise Level Linux platforms to ensure greatest stability and speed for our users. Our Hosting servers are located in multiple Datacen...
121. Fitna - Freedom of Speech - Abuse of Freedom of Speech
computers-and-electronics - Fri, 01 May 2009 23:38:33
The film Fitna claims Freedom of Speech. As in the First Amendment
1. Freedom of Religion
2. Freedom of Speech
3. Freedom of the Press
4. Freedom of Assembly Peaceably
5. Freedom to Petition the Government for Grievances
But what is Freedom, can I ask? Absolute Freedom is Absolutely impossible....
122. The Best Car for a Woman Driver
culture-and-society - Fri, 13 Feb 2009 12:27:12
I was on a taxi today when my taxi braked into an emergency stop due to the sudden stopping of the car in front. Before my taxi driver can react, the car in front just move as if nothing had happened. Frustrated the taxi driver moved on to chase after the said car. I was telling the taxi driver t...
123. Do You Believe in Psychic?
Entertainment - Mon, 04 May 2009 22:12:57
I am not one who believes in the supernatural and definitely Psychic was out for me. As an Engineer, I believe in logical explanations for everything. To tell the future isn't quite possibly. Even using the Theory of Chaos, predictions is still extremely difficult, not to say telling your future ...
culture-and-society - Mon, 04 May 2009 14:07:52
Manipulate or manipulation is often a 4 letter word even though it is physically 10 letters. In a society which demands the truth, the whole truth and nothing but the truth, the study of manipulation seems to be sinister or more towards the dark side. It is closely linked to human behaviorial man...
125. Building a Datacenter
How-To & Education - Sun, 17 May 2009 11:51:06
To build a data center at this moment in the midst of a financial crisis is something quite extraordinary. Most of the Data Farms are already curbing on expenses and expansion. I received a call from a friend whose company wants to build a Tier 3 data center in the midst of the economic gloom. Go...
126. Rating Group - Get your Lens Rated Headquarters
business-and-work - Sun, 17 May 2009 11:11:08
Rating Group - Get your Lens Rated
I find that I normally gets visitors to my lens but a lot do not rate the lens so it is difficult to gauge the standard of my lens. Through this Group, it is hoped to encourage rating among members.
It is hoped that through this group, members can visit each o...
127. Shout Out Loud Headquarters
hobbies-games-toys - Sat, 21 Nov 2009 02:52:41
Shout Out Loud
Our group welcome All Lenses and Lensmasters with no restrictions or whatsoever in membership. It is FREE For ALL. The Tag that most describe our group is GIGO - Garbage In Garbage Out. Watch what you eat :)
hobbies-games-toys - Sat, 21 Nov 2009 02:50:37
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