Good things to do to yourself

Shaun, treat yourself better. In case you forgot to treat yourself, remind yourself of ways: Listen to soothing music Take a warm bath. Get a massage. Buy yourself a rose. Go to a pet store and play with the animals. Walk on a scenic path in a park. Visit a zoo. Stop and smell some … Continue reading Good things to do to yourself

What do you think about mental illness?

There are news lately about a 20 years old Cuban guy who went into a lion den in the zoo to be mauled by the lion (suicide). The zoo authorities had to shoot two lions dead to save him. Of course, condemnations poured in about the guy’s selfish act. Mental illness will suffer a blow. … Continue reading What do you think about mental illness?

Difficulty in thinking about big numbers

I read Dan Ariely’s Predictably Irrational. It is a book about irrational actions, the psychology behind it and how predictable they are. In “The Context of Our Character, Part I: Why We Are Dishonest, and What We Can Do about It” chapter, it says that the total costs of all robberies in USA per year … Continue reading Difficulty in thinking about big numbers

How I deal with losing a phone

I went for a 3 days trip to Singapore with family. I took a lot of photos using my Xiaomi Mi 3 phone and it cannot be booted/ switched on after the first day. Later, I found out that my phone is dead and it will be too costly to repair, and the data cannot … Continue reading How I deal with losing a phone

Apps I’m currently using (Feb/2016 edition)

Business Google AdSense – to keep track of my website views and earnings YouTube Creator Studio – to keep track of my videos and views and earnings Admin Trello – my main task tracking Google Calendar – time specific events and archives Transportation Uber – Get personal cab Grab (MyTeksi) – In case I cannot … Continue reading Apps I’m currently using (Feb/2016 edition)

How do I keep track of documentaries or movies I have watched?

As many book lovers may have known, https://www.goodreads.com/ is a good website to keep track of books that you like to read, post reviews of books, intereact with other book lovers. However, does that same service applies to movies or documentaries? Is there a place for movie lovers and documentary lovers to keep track of … Continue reading How do I keep track of documentaries or movies I have watched?

Edge Annual Question 2016 : WHAT DO YOU CONSIDER THE MOST INTERESTING RECENT [SCIENTIFIC] NEWS? WHAT MAKES IT IMPORTANT?

Every year since 1998, Edge.org has been asking top thinkers (around 200 each year) in the world what they think about certain issue (annual question). In 2011, the annual question is WHAT SCIENTIFIC CONCEPT WOULD IMPROVE EVERYBODY’S COGNITIVE TOOLKIT?, I have a PDF file that compiles these answers into one book. This year’s question is as … Continue reading Edge Annual Question 2016 : WHAT DO YOU CONSIDER THE MOST INTERESTING RECENT [SCIENTIFIC] NEWS? WHAT MAKES IT IMPORTANT?