Archive for: The Earth

A speck of dust

All of humanity’s existence is but a blip, a mere speck of dust against a backdrop of stars. From the dawn of human existence, from Adam to Aristotle, from Ptolemy to Avicenna, from Copernicus to Galileo, from Newton to Einstein, and to the end of it – however that may be – all the whole […]

Ad infinitum…

It’s amazing how the universe repeats itself. Our cells, which is made up of complex internal structure and interactions, make up tissues, which make up organs, which make up our body’s internal systems, which make up us. And then there’s us, made up of a complex internal structure and interactions, which make up families, which […]

Masdar City

Consider: You’re living in a city where there is absolutely no car at all, where all your trash and garbage are sucked by vacuum to a central facility where those that can be recycled recycled and those that cannot be recycled undergo gasification to produce energy and the leftovers incorporated into building materials, where most […]

Your light switch is your vote

8:30PM local time, wherever you live on planet earth. Saturday 28 March 2009. This year, Earth Hour has been transformed into the world’s first global election, between Earth and global warming. For the first time in history, people of all ages, nationalities, race and background have the opportunity to use their light switch as their […]

IB results and all that matters

Darn, I wish I could’ve posted this earlier. That server disruption is really a bummer. I would spare you all the drama and suspense of the night when the IB results for the November 2008 session are made available (go to Jon Mah’s for that). Instead, I would just go in straight away. I got […]

The problem with palm oil

It may be time to stop using products derived from palm oil, one product at a time. Read more about the problem with palm oil here.

Boom De Ya Da!

Just because I love the world and the world is just awesome! Discovery Channel – The World is Just Awesome I love the mountains I love the clear blue skies I love big bridges I love when great whites fly I love the whole world And all its sights and sounds Boom de yada, boom […]

The graceful company of two

Tonight, I am lucky. Tonight, a slender crescent moon reveals itself to me, shining brightly against the dark monotonous sky. By its side stood a bright spot, a fitting companion, a beautiful company of two. I cannot describe to you how beautiful they are, sitting there side by side, watching over us petty creatures crawling […]

Bring your Tesco plastic bag back to Tesco

As of writing this, I just came back from Tesco for my weekly groceries shopping. Tonight was the first time I brought back the Tesco plastic bags from my last shopping and reused them there! Tesco (in Malaysia. I don’t know about other countries) has started using 100% biodegradable plastic bags, so the plastic bags […]

Severn Suzuki’s Earth Summit 1992 Speech

Here this time, I want to share with you one such an inspirational speech that I am sure will melt every single humane heart who hear this. The world is silenced by this speech 16 years ago, and they still can be, still need to be. Spend just 7 minutes of your time watching this […]

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