Tuesday, December 28, 2004

For that Healthy Glow, Drink Radiation! - Popular Science

For that Healthy Glow, Drink Radiation! - Popular Science
"A century ago radioactivity was new, exciting and good for you—at least if you believed the people selling radium pendants for rheumatism, all-natural radon water for vigor, uranium blankets for arthritis and thorium-laced medicine for digestion (you don't even want to know about the radioactive suppositories)."
Click the link for a very intresting read

Tuesday, December 14, 2004

FPJ - Da King

Today, December 14, 2004, Fernando Poe Jr., the person in the middle of the issue (the Philippines Presidential campaign and the allegations of cheating) that made me create this blog, has died.

I, like many Filipinos, watched his movies and idolized his persona, I remember watching his movies, watching how as a regular guy he held up truth, justice and the Filipino way against invading japanese, criminal syndicates, american thugs, and he always got the girl.

He will always be remembered

Monday, December 13, 2004

What I Like About Scrooge - In praise of misers. By Steven E. Landsburg

What I Like About Scrooge - In praise of misers. By Steven E. Landsburg

This is interesting, I have never thought about scrooge in this fashion -

"In this whole world, there is nobody more generous than the miser—the man who could deplete the world's resources but chooses not to. The only difference between miserliness and philanthropy is that the philanthropist serves a favored few while the miser spreads his largess far and wide."