Photo caption: A May 17, 2010 satellite image provided by NASA shows a large patch of oil visible near the site of the Deepwater oil spill, and a long ribbon of oil stretched far to the southeast. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration said Wednesday that a small portion of the slick had entered the so-called loop current, a stream of fast moving water that circulates around the Gulf before bending around Florida and up the Atlantic coast.… [Click to read the rest] “Largest Oil Spill”
(Switching off the lights is a symbolic act to show that we care for the environment. Image source: http://www.greenroofs.com)
It looks like many Malaysians are also still in the “dark” when it comes to the environment and efforts being taken on the conservation
… [Click to read the rest] “Earth Hour: KL not dark enough”
SATURDAY night was the second time Malaysia participated in the Earth Hour programme.
(The dance in contention – the pendet dance. Image source: Flickr)
From Unspun’s blog:-
… [Click to read the rest] “Travel Warning – Indonesia?”
Another indication that the Indonesia-Malaysia spat is getting a bit out of hand is this incident yesterday (see clip from Jakarta Globe below), where ultra-nationalists armed with “sharpened bamboo sticks” stopped cars and motorcycles in Jakarta to look for Malaysians.
On 26th June 2009, RPK wrote:-
… [Click to read the rest] “Missed Information on H1N1”
That is how Malaysia will solve the H1N1 problem. We shall give it a new name that is easier for Malay newsreaders to pronounce.
So, instead of calling it H1N1, we shall call it selsema babi. H1N1 is a mouthful to pronounce in Malay.
(2,140 cities, towns and municipalities in 82 countries have already committed to VOTE EARTH for Earth Hour 2009, as part of the worlds first global election between Earth and global warming – Image source: http://www.earthhour.org)
At 8:30pm on Saturday 28 March, people from all corners of the world will turn off their lights for one hour – Earth Hour – and cast their vote for action on climate change.… [Click to read the rest] “Earth Hour 2009”
Interesting old photos…
Note: U.S. President Abraham Lincoln stands under cover at the center of Capitol steps during his inauguration in Washington, D.C., on March 4, 1861. The scaffolding at upper right was used in construction of the Capitol dome. Image source: Denver Post
View more of the past presidential inaugurations photos hereNo tags for this post.… [Click to read the rest] “Past Presidential Inaugurations”
(Image source: BBC)
Read the speech in full here…inspiringNo tags for this post.… [Click to read the rest] “President Obama’s Inauguration Speech”
(When it comes to bailouts, rest assure that the public will be the one who get screwed. Image source: http://wcrnews.wordpress.com)
I never expected to see this but this is what CNN reported:-
… [Click to read the rest] “Porn Industry Needs Bailout”
Another major American industry is asking for assistance as the global financial crisis continues: Hustler publisher Larry Flynt and Girls Gone Wild CEO Joe Francis said Wednesday they will request that Congress allocate $5 billion for a bailout of the adult entertainment industry.