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A New Year’s Resolution

In Uncategorized on January 9, 2010 at 12:08 am

Aside from the usual New Year greetings, perhaps this is one of the most abused phrases we have heard as the year 2010 arrives. According to Wikipedia, New Year’s Resolution is a commitment that an individual makes to a project or the reforming of a habit, often a lifestyle change that is generally interpreted as advantageous. Er… maybe most of us know everything there is about this, so what the heck? But wait. There’s something more to it.

Falling Short

In Thoughts on August 25, 2009 at 10:00 pm

We know that steam is produced by heating water at a hundred degree Celcius. But what if we try to heat it one degree lesser? Do you think we can produce steam, steam that is used to move trains, to sterilize, and to produce electrical power? Theoretically, no. And this is because the heat we have subjected the water into is a degree short.

Her Morning Elegance

In Music, Videos on August 19, 2009 at 9:15 pm

Let me share today a stop-motion music video by Oren Lavie entitled Her Morning Elegance. It has really been a YouTube craze receiving more than 7 million hits and it deserved so. There is so much artistry in it that I keep on coming back to watch it. By the way the beautiful lady featured on the video is Shir Shomron.