The Discovery of Vitamins →
A very interesting read. Vital amines becoms vitamines! science: The concept of vitamins is a hundred years old this year. During the late 19th century, there were outbreaks of fatal beriberi in East Asia. The study of this disease would lead to the discovery of vitamins. Kanehiro Takaki, a doctor in the Japanese navy, took a special interest in the…
I had to cancel going out with my buddies to celebrate new year because my car batteries are weak. Bleh, first thing to spend on for 2012 is a car battery. p/s: Will be cleaning my tumblogs.
Happy New Year 2012– Me :)
Textbooks in College
Me: Is it okay if I just buy the 7th edition instead of the 8th? It's over $100 cheaper and it would be great if I could save some money.
Professor: No. They added a comma in the new edition, which is utterly essential to your comprehension of the author's content.
A really efficient totalitarian state would be one in which the all-powerful...– Aldous Huxley (via laliberty)
CPB2011 - work with your hands!
The Kneeslider (a motorcycle blog) has a very interesting post. Even though it’s nature is mechanical things (motorcycles and auto stuffs), I can relate the post with CPB2011 issue here in Malaysia. One message to those who are proposing CPB2011 is:- If you learn everything through words, whether in books or online, you can construct elaborate concepts and ideas that sound great but...
If these companies are so clueless about technology that they think SOPA is a...– Paul Graham on SOPA
Red Teams: The original 12 →
Gonna venture into information security in 2012. Some great pointers indeed. Rule 1: Be aware of your surroundings. Rule 2: Assumption is the mother of all fuckups. Rule 3: Always have an escape plan Rule 4: Always have a backup plan. Rule 5: Never get caught. Rule 6: Keep your mouth shut. Rule 7: KISS: Keep it simple, stupid. Rule 8: Simple and light equals freedom, agility and mobility. ...
He who fights monsters should be careful lest he thereby become a monster. And...– Friedrich Nietzsche, Beyond Good And Evil (via buyridiculousthings)
A: If a black cat crosses in front of you and then crosses back, what does it mean? Is your bad luck doubled or canceled?
B: Is this a scalar or a vector cat?
B: A scalar cat doubles and a vector cat cancels.