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The Selfie

The Selfie

Recently I went to JogArt, the annual Fine Art exhibition held in Jogjakarta. For art lovers, JogArt is a must see as the exhibition, held in the fine cultural centre Taman Budaya in the middle of the city, showcases some of the finest and exciting w...

The Wolf

The Wolf

I thought Leonardo was great playing disgraced stockbroker Jordan Belfort in the film Wolf...

Belitung

Belitung

Those of you who like yours truly, often feel the need to get away from the hustle and bus...

Ministry of Corruption

Ministry of Corruption

Now that the Minister for Religious Affairs is formally facing corruption charges, perhaps...

No Pain No Gain

No Pain No Gain

Whenever I run, I often think of Haruki Murakami's book 'What I talk about when I talk abo...

How to Win at Elections

How to Win at Elections

I have a couple of colleagues who decided to join a political party and run for elections ...

 

Origins of Social Networking

Origins of Social Networking

Hackers and hippies: The origins of social networking
Rory Cellan-Jones By Rory Cellan-Jones Technology correspondent, BBC News
25 January 2011


People that have been to see ...

Nor Pud

Nor Pud

Andy F Noya

“Kawan-kawan, seorang ibu dan tiga anaknya masih terjebak banjir di Kampung Melayu. Sudah dua hari mereka tidak mendapat suplai makanan. Bantuan dapat disalurk...

Craig Stephens: One Painting a Day

Craig Stephens:  One Painting a Day

I stumbled upon Craig Stephens paintings by accident as I was looking for pictures of avocados that are more creative than the usual photos and his work immediately appea...

Aku Tidak Ingin Jadi Pahlawan

Aku ingin menjadi orang yang bertepuk tangan di tepi jalan

Di kelasnya ada 50 orang murid, setiap kali ujian, anak perempuanku tetap mendapat ranking ke-23.  Lambat laun m...

The God Particle

The God Particle

July 9, 2012

A Blip That Speaks of Our Place in the Universe
By LAWRENCE M. KRAUSS

ASPEN, Colo. — Last week, physicists around the world were glued to computers at very odd ...

Walking Backwards

Walking Backwards

If you’ve walked, jogged, biked or roller bladed down Sudirman Road in the morning of car-free Sundays or around the Senayan sports complex in the early hours just before...

A Dirty Contest

So far the road to the presidential election has been anything but smooth. Far from leading us to the promised land of hope and bright future, (and we've only just entere...

From the Editor

From the Editor

Dear Avocado Readers,

Here are some thoughts on electing a new leader.

The thing about hope is that it will invariably lead to disappointment. However, it doesn't mean that...

Creative Avocado ~ Photography

Creative Avocado ~ Notebook of A Traveller

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From the Editor

Which of course, is nonsense. The last six leaders this country has had were raised from t...

 

Cut Your Salt Intake

Cancer Research UK said this figure could be even higher.

 

Chirp, the Next Twitter?

Other applications such as Android Beam, Bump, Datasync and Dropbox allow users to swap ma...

 

Thinking and Religion

In one study, the researchers correlated participants’ performance on a test of analytic...

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To climb steep hills requires a slow pace at first.

~ Shakespeare


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