Technology 101: Still Remember Your Dolby Noise Reduced Songs?

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If one needs to listen to a particular song back in the 1980s, you will record them yourself either from the radio using blank TDK cassette tapes (encoded with Dolby Noise Reduction) or get it recorded in one of the many recorded cassettes selling shops out there. Image source: Wikipedia

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Water Pollution 2020: Some Bad News, Some Good News to Ponder

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On 10th November 2020, the State of Selangor experienced another water disruption affecting some 1.1 million accounts making it the 9th water disruption this year alone. This time the suspect is from Indah Water but there is another twist to the story. Image source: Facebook

It has been a fact that the state of Selangor has been having too many water disruptions and despite the offenders have been identified and punished, it has not been the end of the trouble for the consumers in this state.… [Click to read the rest] “Water Pollution 2020: Some Bad News, Some Good News to Ponder”

Mandatory Quarantine 2020: Part 4 – Glorious Malaysian Quarantine Meals (1)

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A big part of the “fun” of being quarantined down in a small room for the next 14 days without anything much to do is to watch for the 3 meals of the day that will be hand-delivered to the small table just outside our quarantine room. Of course, one also needs to be prepared with standby food of their own – in my case, 3 in 1 cereal, biscuits and packet drinks.… [Click to read the rest] “Mandatory Quarantine 2020: Part 4 – Glorious Malaysian Quarantine Meals (1)”

Parenting 101: When Bored Kids Turned To Master Bakers

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(The sweet end results for the kids at home when little master chefs at home decide to use their free time at home and instead start using their baking skills) 

One of the biggest challenges that we as parents have during this pandemic and the schools closed is on keeping our kids occupied with something productive and something new so that they don’t get bored.… [Click to read the rest] “Parenting 101: When Bored Kids Turned To Master Bakers”

General Knowledge 101: Between Raw Facts and Twisted Facts

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This just proves that there are too many idiots on social media who do not know the facts when they open their mouth to comment on something. This particular comment in the Facebook post is one such example where one is talking Edmund Hillary who had climbed the Mount Everest and not the politician Hillary Clinton.… [Click to read the rest] “General Knowledge 101: Between Raw Facts and Twisted Facts”

Mandatory Quarantine 2020: Part 3 – Arriving At Home Away From Home

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(The view from my quarantine room which unfortunately was nothing to shout about but at least I could get some sunlight into the room. When I am bored, I will look over when the office workers are leaving the parking lot in the next building for a change of sight)

This will be the second time that we will be undergoing 2 weeks of COVID19 quarantine but compared to the first time quarantine in Cambodia, the quarantine in Malaysia with Malaysian food and Malaysian hospitality is always welcomed.… [Click to read the rest] “Mandatory Quarantine 2020: Part 3 – Arriving At Home Away From Home”

Humanity 101: The Beautiful Malak Who Stole Our Cold Hearts

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This story of a young girl named Malak whose father and mother had died tragically is indeed has been an eye-opener on the plight of innocent refugee children in the many war zones around the world. The situation around the world is now even more precarious with the COVID19 pandemic which also saw the reduction of travel and aid.… [Click to read the rest] “Humanity 101: The Beautiful Malak Who Stole Our Cold Hearts”

Tamil Movie Review 101: SP Bala As Brilliant Music Director, Actor and Singer

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Most of us are still reeling from the great loss, the late SP Bala was not only known as a great playback singer and actor but also a music director. Image source: Youtube

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