Thursday, November 27, 2014

New Thai tourism strategy: ‘I Hate Thailand’ November 26, 2014 at 07:47PM

Another impressive Thai ad!

via Facebook BANGKOK — It’s been a bad year for tourism in Thailand, and at first glance it looked like a new YouTube video was adding to the misery. The video called I Hate Thailand drew more than one million views within days of being posted last week. But it turned out the clip was produced by Thailand’s tour…

A Warning on Nutmeg November 26, 2014 at 05:03PM

" ...strong enough to fight infection (including the Black Plague), stimulating enough to bring on menstruation, poisonous enough to induce an abortion."

via Facebook This holiday season, measure your nutmeg carefully.

Friday, November 21, 2014

Brain Scans Reveal What Dogs Really Think of Us November 20, 2014 at 08:37PM

"Not only do dogs seem to love us back, they actually see us as their family."

via Facebook Thanks to recent advances in neuroscience, we now know what’s going on in the brain of a dog.

Saturday, November 15, 2014

Scandal in Los Angeles over child's unconventional undies sparks anger online November 14, 2014 at 09:47PM

This is no China. Kids do not pee or poop wherever they like. Neither do pets. Please respect the rules in this country.

via Facebook Take a look at this picture - what's your first impression? Personally (and perhaps due to my prior experiences as a kindergarten teacher in Japan) my first thought was: "How convenient that must be when it comes to potty-training!" These Chinese "split pants" are considered completely normal for ch…

Wednesday, November 12, 2014

27 Tater Tot Recipes That Will Change Your Life November 11, 2014 at 08:41PM

via Facebook A tot-al eclipse of the heart.

The 8 most delicious tater tot creations in SF November 11, 2014 at 07:27PM

I love tater tots!

via Facebook That guy sitting next to Jon Heder in science class said it best: "Napoleon, gimme some of your tots, provided they're one of the eight best in SF according to Thrillist." And because you don't wanna disappoint science class guy like Heder did, here're said eight best...

Tuesday, November 11, 2014

22 Top CEOs Reveal Their Favorite Books (Infographic) November 10, 2014 at 07:33PM

via Facebook For your reading enjoyment, here's a list of favorite books from Mark Zuckerberg, Warren Buffett, Marissa Mayer, and more.

Sylvia QC November 10, 2014 at 05:37PM

via Facebook Art exhibition by Aiweiwei.

How to view art: Be dead serious about it, but don’t expect too much November 10, 2014 at 05:35PM

For all the art lovers out there.

via Facebook Some advice: If you feel better about yourself when you leave a museum, you should follow these five rules.

Wall and Chain: a story of breaking down walls November 10, 2014 at 11:33AM

Nice ad to commemorate Nov 9 (especially after Airbnb is legalised in Germany).

via Facebook In May 2012, an Airbnb guest, Cathrine, told us a powerful story of a trip she took to Berlin with her father, Jörg, a Berlin Wall guard at the height of the...

Monday, November 10, 2014

Science Says Lasting Relationships Come Down To 2 Basic Traits November 09, 2014 at 03:00PM

"...kindness (along with emotional stability) is the most important predictor of satisfaction and stability in a marriage. Kindness makes each partner feel cared for, understood, and validated—feel loved."

via Facebook It has to do with how people respond to their partners' "bids."

Saturday, November 08, 2014

Tuesday, November 04, 2014

Old Port Lobster Shack on Yelp November 03, 2014 at 06:18PM

Quite busy during lunch time on a Saturday. We ended up returning after 3pm. Their seafood dishes look quite pricey at first glance, but they do offer good value for money with high quality and freshness. My fish and chips came fresh in a large portion, but they can definitely be improved with a…

via Facebook Seafood in Redwood City, CA