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Why I am not worried about Japan’s nuclear reactors

15th Mar 2011 - 07:44am News Clips
Now, I know nuclear melt down is not that frightening. Worse by worse, it will only take out the core, but not any radioactivity explosion.By, Dr. Josef Oehmen, MIT, March 13, 2011 I am writing this text (Mar 12) to give you some peace of mind regarding…

Are Compact Fluorescent Lightbulbs Really Cheaper Over Time?

13th Mar 2011 - 05:17pm News Clips
I hate the lighting produced by CFL bulbs. I am going to switch from incandescent bulb to LED lights directly when the price of LED lights comes down. CFL is a in-between gaping technically that eventually should be phased out.By Joseph Calamia,…

B.C. priest lands snowboarding PhD

5th Mar 2011 - 01:44am News Clips
I have been saying skiing nurture my spirituality for many years. Finally there is some theology proof from an Anglican priest with his Ph.D thesis on spiritually in snowboarding.CBC News, Mar 4, 2011 Thesis examines connection between spirituality…

3D Printing, The printed world

27th Feb 2011 - 11:18am News Clips
This is the end of Bandai. Who would buy over priced plastic model if you can print your own Gundam? Probably it will be the end of ToyR’us too.By Feb 10th 2011, Economist Three-dimensional printing from digital designs will transform…

Turning garbage into gas

24th Feb 2011 - 07:06pm News Clips
Why burn or bury garbage when you can vaporize them and turn garbage into electricity? This is the solution for landfill.Feb 3rd 2011, Economist Atomising trash eliminates the need to dump it, and generates useful power too DISPOSING of household…

IP Integration : What is the difference between stitching and weaving?

6th Feb 2011 - 08:54am News Clips
I should write a article on: What is the difference between reusing and salvaging…by David Murray, 12/15/2010, Design and Reuse As a hardware design engineer, I was never comfortable when someone talked about IP integration as ‘stitchi…

Which MBA? Think twice

2nd Feb 2011 - 03:01pm News Clips
According to Economist, studying MBA is not a good investment. So I should be glad that MBA school rejected my application.2 Feb 2011, Economist Set your heart on an MBA? Philip Delves Broughton suggests a radical alternative: don’t bother…

The power of posture

24th Jan 2011 - 09:08pm News Clips
According to this research, how your posture affect your projection of power and how other people perceive it. It is interesting to note the powerful sitting posture is regard as bad sitting manner in traditional Chinese culture. Another…

To Really Learn, Quit Studying and Take a Test

22nd Jan 2011 - 11:19pm News Clips
That’s why the most effective way to learn is taking a course with the home work assignments and exams that force you to learn.By Pam, Belluck, New York Times, January 20, 2011 Taking a test is not just a passive mechanism for assessing…

It pays to give

13th Jan 2011 - 11:33am News Clips
I highly doubt this scheme will work with engineers, we are trained to rationalize our decisions. If free is an option, why pay? Donating the money to the same charity separately yields better return, at least you can get the tax credit.Economist,…