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Injured Pride

Injured Pride

Good friends don’t spy on each other. That’s because good friends respect and mutually trust each other. Whatever issues they have, they solve through civil communication and mature dialogue based on an equal footing. They call on the force of reason...

Don't Cry For Me, Argentina

Don't Cry For Me, Argentina

The downside of carrying an Indonesian passport is the hassle of having to apply for visas...

Good Riddance

Good Riddance

It must be a sign of advancing years when one’s impulse these days is not to accumulate mo...

Going Dutch

Going Dutch

Being in Holland makes me think of the Dutch things that one can still encounter in everyd...

In Mexico

In Mexico

A taxi driver in Mexico City driving me downtown can't speak much English, and yet it does...

Farewell, Mandela

Farewell, Mandela

The world is mourning the passing of a great man and leader, Nelson Mandela - in itself a ...

 

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...

The Con Man

The Con Man

Here in Indonesia, we are not lacking in interesting characters. Especially the kinds that restore my faith in the essentially ridiculousness of humans when it comes to t...

From The Editor

From The Editor

Dear Avocado Friends,

Apologies for the long silence. As usual time flies when you're having fun (or when you're not looking the clock). But rest assured, I'm still around...

Creative Avocado ~ Photography

Creative Avocado ~ Notebook of A Traveller

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From The Editor

This question made me pause for thoughts. As far as I know children have a natural love fo...

 

Cut Your Salt Intake

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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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