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A Whale of a Time

A Whale of a Time

The idea of whale watching has always appealed to me. I've seen many documentaries about whales and of course, have watched the animated film Finding Nemo. I find these giant mammals fascinating, and I couldn't think of a more thrilling experience th...

You Don't Need Praise

You Don't Need Praise

WANT PRAISE? BAD IDEA

"Never need praise, approval or sympathy." -- L. Ron Hubbard, from "T...

A Good Mind

A Good Mind

It's still in the first week of November but snow comes early to Norway this year, it seem...

Educating Children

Educating Children

It's nice to see how our policy makers are committed to setting up our children for future...

Maids For Sale

Maids For Sale

Unlike some of my friends who are more than ready to take arms against neighbouring Malays...

Enjoying Your Job

Enjoying Your Job

JOY FOR YOUR JOB

"Work is only as good as it's enjoyed, not as it's paid." -- L. Ron Hubbar...

 

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...

Things to Teach Children

Things to Teach Children

What we need to teach at school from a young age as a compulsory subject, is ethics. This is important if we, as human beings, want to evolve to the level where we can in...

From The Editor

From The Editor

Dear Avocado Friends,

Listening to UK Prime Minister David Cameron addressing Al Azhar University students in Jakarta a while back, and talking to him afterwards about o...

Creative Avocado ~ Photography

Creative Avocado ~ Notebook of A Traveller

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Since then a great amount of time, money and inconveniences to the traffic around the area...

 

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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A loving heart is the truest wisdom. 'he man of benevolence never worries; the man of courage is never afraid.

~ Confucius


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