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I surrender all (updated)

September 23, 2008

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I’m so occupied with office work, as the bidding date of the project is nearing! Here’s 5 minutes off. p/s : this was at Corcovado. updated : imagine the guys humming “I surrender all” (click on the youtube below for the music”. That would be a perfect match for his action. 🙂 click on below […]

2 different view of Jesus: “gloomy rainly” or “brightly inviting” look

September 22, 2008

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Sunday 7 of September. 2 weeks ago. bright sun shinny day. . Monday 15 of September. 1 week ago. Had a whole week of rain. Say UK. Say drizzling rain from morning till night. Say wet shoe and cold night. Yup. That’s Rio for last week. The cold front lasted almost a week from Sunday […]

Went to Rio de Janeiro’s famous Hippie Market last Sunday

September 18, 2008

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Here are some of the things available and their prices. this is strip of string made of bark of a palm. Tie it round your wrist. R$2 each. . . all sorts of biquini. R$25 each. . . great idea that comes out expensive. Its basically a laminated plywood (a nicer looking one) that is […]

the Beetles live at The Heeren, Orchard Road

September 14, 2008

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The Beetles. . Ringo . John . Paul . George . light moments aside…. actually did not know what is their band. They are really good, and hammered out nice songs. Unfortunately, we were just passing by and kinda a bit in rush, so took a few second to snap some photos, but did not […]

CERN’s ‘Big Bang’ experiment starts well

September 11, 2008

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Yeah right! p/s: They started LHC yesterday. And look at what it to my ponkan! The collider created a black hole and twisted my ponkan out of shape. Here’s a side effect not detected in the CERN’s detectors at the tunnel. News from BBC here. CERN – this is the one machine that people says […]

What happened at Santa Teresa last Saturday

September 8, 2008

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Guess what? It was a party last Saturday at Santa Teresa, Rio de Janeiro. Santa Teresa is THE bohemia neighbourhood of Rio, I heard. In addition, this neighbourhood is also extremely popular with its ‘bondinho’ or trem. Here’s what a Bondinho looks like : p/s : above photo is stolen from http://www.amast.org.br. This year marks […]

interesting in newspaper today – Google Chrome, pre-salt, Terminal 2

September 4, 2008

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Interesting things that I stumbled upon today when arrived at office: 1) Google has a web browser. It also has a comic to intro about the whole thing – in layman terms. http://blogoscoped.com/google-chrome/ jim : That’s really a creative idea 2) Brazil Oil&Gas news The hot news for these months is the discovery of super […]