Kevin Carter And The Starving Child Photo

We've all seen the photo, depicting a vulture waiting for the death of a starving Sudanese girl crawling to a UN food centre. Most of us know that the photographer who took the picture won a Pulitzer Prize for it in 1994, and committed suicide three months later. He was criticized for not helping the girl ...

Life as an engineer.. part 1

As we all know, shit rolls downhill. The following diagram illustrates exactly how this process takes place in a professional engineering company. At the top of the hill is the Customer. Generally, the Customer, in one way or another, generates the shit. The shit first reaches the VP. But the VP is very adept at smelling shit ...

Lung cancer awareness month

November is lung cancer awareness month. Lung cancer is the most common cancer in the world with million new cases every year. The average time from diagnosis to death is just six months. The single most major risk factor for lung cancer is tobacco smoking, whether active or passive. Tobacco smoke is responsible for about 90% ...

Teks Ucapan Dato' Nik Aziz di ECER

Bismillahir Rahmanir Rahim "Sesungguhnya Allah menyuruh (kamu) berlaku adil dan berbuat kebajikan, memberi kepada kaum kerabat, dan Allah melarang dari perbuatan keji, kemungkaran dan permusuhan. Dia memberi pengajaran kepadamu agar kamu dapat mengambil pelajaran." (Maksud Surah An Nahl: Ayat 90). Assalamualaikum Warahmatullahi Wabarakatuh dan Salam Sejahtera Yang Amat Berhormat Dato' Seri Abdullah bin Haji Ahmad Badawi Perdana Menteri ...

Haunted hotels

The Historic Hotels of America, a program of the National Trust for Historic Preservation, has just released a list of stories from hotels offering "permanent" guests, from star-crossed lovers to loyal employees, who never checked out: 1. The Night-Shift Nurse - Baltimore, Maryland In May 2007, room 218 of the Admiral Fell Inn in Baltimore was occupied ...

Stonehenge

stonehenge

I went to Stonehenge (Salisbury, England) for the first time in June 1997. It rained a lot during our visit. Stonehenge is a truly ancient site, and I realized that where I was standing, someone else stood thousands of years ago. No one knows exactly who placed them there or why. Most scientists believed that it ...

An interview with Petronas..

A week before raya, Petronas HR called and asked me to come for structural and technical interview in JB on 26th October 2007. I said OK, confirm I'll attend the interview. I don't like interviewing for jobs. I dislike being interviewed but how come I can get the job without this process. Actually it was a ...

Perokok itu umpama haiwan..

Aku setuju! Mungkin ada yang memandang sinis dengan entry aku kali ini. Tak mengapa itu biasa. Syaikh Muhammad bin Shalih Al-Utsaimin dan Dr Yusuf Qardhawi sendiri ada mengeluarkan fatwa haram merokok ni atas pendapat masing-masing. Rasanya semua dah tahu dan aku tidak berniat untuk berdiscuss tentang fatwa mereka. Isu ini sebenarnya lebih kepada kenyataan Mursidul Am PAS, ...

My memory with knight online

knight-online

This game is, without a doubt, the best game I have ever played. This game was introduced to me by Blazerpahan, an engineer from Petronas Carigali. I started playing this back in October 2005 with human warrior named Klutklet. The first few weeks I played I couldn't get over how amazing this game was and ...