Saturday, December 27, 2008

dNeero

Thursday, December 25, 2008

Stand by Me

Playing For Change: Song Around the World | Stand By Me

Thursday, November 6, 2008

U.S. प्रेजिडेंट ElectBarack Obama's Victory Speech

Hello, Chicago.

If there is anyone out there who still doubts that America is a place where all things are possible, who still wonders if the dream of our founders is alive in our time, who still questions the power of our democracy, tonight is your answer.

It’s the answer told by lines that stretched around schools and churches in numbers this nation has never seen, by people who waited three hours and four hours, many for the first time in their lives, because they believed that this time must be different, that their voices could be that difference.

It’s the answer spoken by young and old, rich and poor, Democrat and Republican, black, white, Hispanic, Asian, Native American, gay, straight, disabled and not disabled. Americans who sent a message to the world that we have never been just a collection of individuals or a collection of red states and blue states.

We are, and always will be, the United States of America.

It’s the answer that led those who’ve been told for so long by so many to be cynical and fearful and doubtful about what we can achieve to put their hands on the arc of history and bend it once more toward the hope of a better day.

It’s been a long time coming, but tonight, because of what we did on this date in this election at this defining moment change has come to America.

A little bit earlier this evening, I received an extraordinarily gracious call from Sen. McCain.

Sen. McCain fought long and hard in this campaign. And he’s fought even longer and harder for the country that he loves. He has endured sacrifices for America that most of us cannot begin to imagine. We are better off for the service rendered by this brave and selfless leader.

I congratulate him; I congratulate Gov. Palin for all that they’ve achieved. And I look forward to working with them to renew this nation’s promise in the months ahead.

I want to thank my partner in this journey, a man who campaigned from his heart, and spoke for the men and women he grew up with on the streets of Scranton and rode with on the train home to Delaware, the vice president-elect of the United States, Joe Biden.

And I would not be standing here tonight without the unyielding support of my best friend for the last 16 years the rock of our family, the love of my life, the nation’s next first lady Michelle Obama.

Sasha and Malia I love you both more than you can imagine. And you have earned the new puppy that’s coming with us to the new White House.

And while she’s no longer with us, I know my grandmother’s watching, along with the family that made me who I am. I miss them tonight. I know that my debt to them is beyond measure.

To my sister Maya, my sister Alma, all my other brothers and sisters, thank you so much for all the support that you’ve given me. I am grateful to them.

And to my campaign manager, David Plouffe, the unsung hero of this campaign, who built the best — the best political campaign, I think, in the history of the United States of America.

To my chief strategist David Axelrod who’s been a partner with me every step of the way.

To the best campaign team ever assembled in the history of politics you made this happen, and I am forever grateful for what you’ve sacrificed to get it done.

But above all, I will never forget who this victory truly belongs to. It belongs to you. It belongs to you.

I was never the likeliest candidate for this office. We didn’t start with much money or many endorsements. Our campaign was not hatched in the halls of Washington. It began in the backyards of Des Moines and the living rooms of Concord and the front porches of Charleston. It was built by working men and women who dug into what little savings they had to give $5 and $10 and $20 to the cause.

It grew strength from the young people who rejected the myth of their generation’s apathy who left their homes and their families for jobs that offered little pay and less sleep.

It drew strength from the not-so-young people who braved the bitter cold and scorching heat to knock on doors of perfect strangers, and from the millions of Americans who volunteered and organized and proved that more than two centuries later a government of the people, by the people, and for the people has not perished from the Earth.

This is your victory.

And I know you didn’t do this just to win an election. And I know you didn’t do it for me.

You did it because you understand the enormity of the task that lies ahead. For even as we celebrate tonight, we know the challenges that tomorrow will bring are the greatest of our lifetime — two wars, a planet in peril, the worst financial crisis in a century.

Even as we stand here tonight, we know there are brave Americans waking up in the deserts of Iraq and the mountains of Afghanistan to risk their lives for us.

There are mothers and fathers who will lie awake after the children fall asleep and wonder how they’ll make the mortgage or pay their doctors’ bills or save enough for their child’s college education.

There’s new energy to harness, new jobs to be created, new schools to build, and threats to meet, alliances to repair.

The road ahead will be long. Our climb will be steep. We may not get there in one year or even in one term. But, America, I have never been more hopeful than I am tonight that we will get there.

I promise you, we as a people will get there.

There will be setbacks and false starts. There are many who won’t agree with every decision or policy I make as president. And we know the government can’t solve every problem.

But I will always be honest with you about the challenges we face. I will listen to you, especially when we disagree. And, above all, I will ask you to join in the work of remaking this nation, the only way it’s been done in America for 221 years — block by block, brick by brick, calloused hand by calloused hand.

What began 21 months ago in the depths of winter cannot end on this autumn night.

This victory alone is not the change we seek. It is only the chance for us to make that change. And that cannot happen if we go back to the way things were.

It can’t happen without you, without a new spirit of service, a new spirit of sacrifice.

So let us summon a new spirit of patriotism, of responsibility, where each of us resolves to pitch in and work harder and look after not only ourselves but each other.

Let us remember that, if this financial crisis taught us anything, it’s that we cannot have a thriving Wall Street while Main Street suffers.

In this country, we rise or fall as one nation, as one people. Let’s resist the temptation to fall back on the same partisanship and pettiness and immaturity that has poisoned our politics for so long.

Let’s remember that it was a man from this state who first carried the banner of the Republican Party to the White House, a party founded on the values of self-reliance and individual liberty and national unity.

Those are values that we all share. And while the Democratic Party has won a great victory tonight, we do so with a measure of humility and determination to heal the divides that have held back our progress.

As Lincoln said to a nation far more divided than ours, we are not enemies but friends. Though passion may have strained, it must not break our bonds of affection.

And to those Americans whose support I have yet to earn, I may not have won your vote tonight, but I hear your voices. I need your help. And I will be your president, too.

And to all those watching tonight from beyond our shores, from parliaments and palaces, to those who are huddled around radios in the forgotten corners of the world, our stories are singular, but our destiny is shared, and a new dawn of American leadership is at hand.

To those — to those who would tear the world down: We will defeat you. To those who seek peace and security: We support you. And to all those who have wondered if America’s beacon still burns as bright: Tonight we proved once more that the true strength of our nation comes not from the might of our arms or the scale of our wealth, but from the enduring power of our ideals: democracy, liberty, opportunity and unyielding hope.

That’s the true genius of America: that America can change. Our union can be perfected. What we’ve already achieved gives us hope for what we can and must achieve tomorrow.

This election had many firsts and many stories that will be told for generations. But one that’s on my mind tonight’s about a woman who cast her ballot in Atlanta. She’s a lot like the millions of others who stood in line to make their voice heard in this election except for one thing: Ann Nixon Cooper is 106 years old.

She was born just a generation past slavery; a time when there were no cars on the road or planes in the sky; when someone like her couldn’t vote for two reasons — because she was a woman and because of the color of her skin.

And tonight, I think about all that she’s seen throughout her century in America — the heartache and the hope; the struggle and the progress; the times we were told that we can’t, and the people who pressed on with that American creed: Yes we can.

At a time when women’s voices were silenced and their hopes dismissed, she lived to see them stand up and speak out and reach for the ballot. Yes we can.

When there was despair in the dust bowl and depression across the land, she saw a nation conquer fear itself with a New Deal, new jobs, a new sense of common purpose. Yes we can.

When the bombs fell on our harbor and tyranny threatened the world, she was there to witness a generation rise to greatness and a democracy was saved. Yes we can.

She was there for the buses in Montgomery, the hoses in Birmingham, a bridge in Selma, and a preacher from Atlanta who told a people that “We Shall Overcome.” Yes we can.

A man touched down on the moon, a wall came down in Berlin, a world was connected by our own science and imagination.

And this year, in this election, she touched her finger to a screen, and cast her vote, because after 106 years in America, through the best of times and the darkest of hours, she knows how America can change.

Yes we can.

America, we have come so far. We have seen so much. But there is so much more to do. So tonight, let us ask ourselves — if our children should live to see the next century; if my daughters should be so lucky to live as long as Ann Nixon Cooper, what change will they see? What progress will we have made?

This is our chance to answer that call. This is our moment.

This is our time, to put our people back to work and open doors of opportunity for our kids; to restore prosperity and promote the cause of peace; to reclaim the American dream and reaffirm that fundamental truth, that, out of many, we are one; that while we breathe, we hope. And where we are met with cynicism and doubts and those who tell us that we can’t, we will respond with that timeless creed that sums up the spirit of a people: Yes, we can.

Thank you. God bless you. And may God bless the United States of America.

Newly Elect U.S. President Barack Obama

The newly elect U.S. President Barack Obama gave his speech in a steel-reinforced stage (which measure about 10 feet high and 15 feet long and are about two and a half inches thick) in Chicago.

The crowd roared in approval when CNN declared that Obama had surpassed 270 electoral votes by 11:00 p.m.


Barack Obama was elected the 44th President of the United States on November 4th, 2008 in Chicago.

I have watched this video for 3 times. It made me cry. It gives me hope. Not being American does not mean I have to in apathy. It is a fact that America is a great country and its financial crisis affects almost everyone in the world. God bless America!

Tuesday, October 28, 2008

MAKE MONEY!

I just can't believe this new site! I have tried other sites and I hardly earn from them.  There are sites that I have been answering questions for months but I hardly earn a dollar.  There are sites that I can earn $5 for discussions but this new site I found...It is amazing. I just answered few surveys and I already have $27! Yey for me! This is my favorite site now.  Enjoy and earn money!

Saturday, October 18, 2008

Wasted

Raccoons love to steal all your garbage, get wasted and then party!

Friday, October 10, 2008

Sunday, August 17, 2008

Returning Favors

I find this interesting.

"the norm of reciprocity -- one of the best-studied norms in psychology -- is a powerful factor here: You've offered to do a favor for that person, so now that person is going to be motivated to return the favor."

Well, I guess, if I want something from someone I'll just use this concept. Wink!

Saturday, August 9, 2008

Sticking with cyber-communication

source: Yahoo
Most of us have heard that countless couples have been formed through online dating.
At a wedding, I even heard a couple thank an online dating site in
their vows! While I credit the Web for producing countless love
matches, technology can often put too many screens up between us. We
develop superficial relationships over text, instant messenging, and
email. After getting comfortable with someone online, get past the
initial stage of dating and lay off the gadgets a bit! Make time to
hang out in person to really get to know someone -- not just the
persona he presents online or on the phone.

Monday, August 4, 2008

kilig mode

you know, when i said i knew little about love...well, that wasn't true. i know a lot about love. i've seen it. i've seen centuries and centuries of it. it was the only thing that made watching your world bearable. all those wars. pain and lies. hate. made me to turn away and never look down again. but to see the way mankind loves...you can search the furthest reaches of the universe and never find anything more beautiful. so yes, i know that love is unconditional. but i also know it ca be unpredictable, unexpected, uncontrollable, unbearable and well, strangely easy to mistake for loathing. what i'm trying to say tristan is...i think, i love you. my heart, it feels like my chest can barely contain it. like it doesn't belong to me anymore. it belongs to you. and if you wanted it, i'd wish for nothing in exchange. no gifts, no goods, no demonstrations of devotion. nothing but knowing that you love me too. just your heart in exchange of mine.

-star yvaine to rat tristan
stardust flick

We can definitely change the world. Just one Act of Random Kindness will do.

It's pretty amazing to know that Genesis 6:14 can be about love. A very interesting, notable line when Freeman explained to Joan, "A love story. Believing in each other. Standing by each other. Side by side." She struggles in keeping her family together while her husband's busy with ark-building. He added, "If someone asks for patience, you think God will them patience? Or will He give them an opportunity to be patient? " The same with courage or an opportunity to be courageous; a closer family, warm fuzzy feeling or an opportunity to love each other?

Nice huh? i recommend you watch Evan Almighty, a sequel to Bruce Almighty. You'll definitely enjoy it. Have fun!

note: Evan was played by Steve Carrell, God by Morgan Freeman and Joan by Lauren Graham.


Sunday, August 3, 2008

Dad, can I ask you something?

Ideas have been pouring out. But what and how to write it seems to be juggling in my mind because I want to keep it interesting as I share something about myself.

As usual, it's now six in the morning and I couldn't find my spot in my tiny bed even just to drowse off. Guess what? I am surfing the net. Hahaha...

Well, going to my favorite sites to watch TV shows can be boring. Yeah, for four hours. Marathon of Will and Grace, some Ally Mcbeal and Kyle XY episodes and that leaves me nothing but to write. I've been wanting to write about resiliency not just to cause traffic but because I have to. Anyways, I ended up not writing about it because I happen to stumble again on Interview with God. Have you seen it? You better do.

When I first saw this, it made me cry. Hehehe...what can I do? I was on the verge of giving up during that time. Really, it is beautiful. Hey, what if...you can ask Him (Daddy God) anything, what would it be?

I am thinking.

Dad, do animals have souls? Can they enter Your Kingdom? What did Your Son look like when He was still on earth? Where'd Peter go? What did Adam and Eve look like? What the earth looked like before Noah's time? Is there anyone else besides us in this vast universe? I have so many questions to ask you Dad...but I still have to wait for You to take me...sigh...when would that be? I can't wait. :)

Thursday, July 31, 2008

Lazy Blogger

Abject apologies I just climbed out from under my rock and realised I have not updated this since long before Shakespeare wast a boy... You would not believe that my hands were chopped off and I was waiting for bionic ones. I permit myself in sorrow and beg thy forgiveness..

I am lost in a sea of pseudo-olde-english with waiting for a fine young gentleman to propose, learning to fart the theme to neighbours, just generally being a nuisance to the bodyguards of the blogger I am stalking, my day is filled with fluorescent light from midday to sun down and beyond. I am wearing my budgie smugglers. deal with it.

I go, my lords and ladies; just think of me as I battle mine enemies. You have my word! What do you mean you don't believe me?.


Just playin'. Try it.

Tuesday, July 29, 2008

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Sunday, July 27, 2008

Total Solar Eclipse


it was March 18, 1988. a regular day for a student like me who's more excited with the upcoming summer vacation than the total solar eclipse that everybody has been talking about. my science teacher told us to bring our handmade sun disk eyeglasses. i forgot mine, so the only way i could look at it is through a provided by someone i can't remember who batyang bakal na may lamang malinis na tubig (oo, batsyang ginagamit sa paglalaba ng ating mga mader dears o nila ate yaya) . i didn't get it right away, so all i did was stare blankly and pretend that i could actually see the spectacular view from my batya with water. but not to worry, i eventually had my own glimpse with TSE.

it was all in the news next day that the total solar eclipse took place at General Santos City for 3 min 22sec by 9:03 a.m. that awed the crowd by its magnificent view. darkness creeps along the city like a late twilight. street lights were switched on and church bells rang with a willingness to contend.

i discovered that it takes 350 years in a particular location before the total solar eclipse takes place again. so it was great to know that i was there to witness in my batya that magnificent view.

since TSE's last visibility in 1999 in Europe that lasted for 2min 22sec, this coming friday, with the sun's magnitude of 1.039, TSE will show its enthusiasts once again in northern Canada (Nunavut), northern part of Russia, western Mongolia, and China.

unless you're still interested, a partial eclipse (moon's penumbra) will be seen in eastern North America and most of Europe and Asia for few minutes not greater than 7min (vs greatest eclipse at northern Russia for 2 min 27sec at 10:21UTC). Remember August 1, 2008, general eclipse begins at 08:04UTC.

note:
solar eclipse is the moon passing between the sun and earth (that happens merely every new moon) that occurs from 2 to 5 times a year on Earth, with between zero and two of them being total eclipses. Total solar eclipses are nevertheless rare at any location because during each eclipse totality exists only along a narrow corridor in the relatively tiny area of the moon's umbra.

Photo: Images by the J. Rodríguez, from the Mallorca Astronomic Observatory
and Amodiovalerio Verde



Friday, July 18, 2008

when the heat is on





my hammy's having a hard time with humidity







he moves around to find a cool spot










as if sleeping, eyes wide open








no success







so i gave him a bath








he rests on my finger whenever he gets tired








then again, swimmin' around in my sink








then crawls back to my hand when he's done









lickin'












and lickin' some more









and now the treat!








chocolate ice cream! yum! yum! yum!




yaaawwnnn...then off to sleep


sigh...well, i did a good job! :-)

Wednesday, July 16, 2008

Bertdi

Predicted earthquake on July 18.

Philippines.

8.1 in magnitude.

Today's my birthday.

Earthquake. 4th grade. 1990.

Intensity 7.8

Other significant events.

Wonderin'.

July 16th

1769 The first Roman Catholic mission in California was dedicated at the site of present-day San Diego.
1790 The U.S. Congress designated the District of Columbia as the permanent seat of the U.S. government.
1945 The first test of the atom bomb was conducted at a secret base near Alamogordo, N.M.
1959 Billie Holiday, considered one of the greatest jazz singers of all time despite a tragic life, died of cardiac failure at age 44.
1969 Apollo 11, the first moon-landing mission, was launched from the Kennedy Space Center, carrying astronauts Neil Armstrong, Edwin Buzz Aldrin and Michael Collins.
1980 Ronald Reagan was unanimously nominated as the Republican candidate for president at the GOP National Convention in Detroit. He chose George Bush as his running mate after former U.S. President Gerald Ford declined to join the ticket.
1990 Soviet Leader Mikhail Gorbachev dropped his objections to a unified Germany in NATO.
1991 At its London summit, the Group of Seven agreed to support the Soviet Union's economic reforms and its admission to the International Monetary Fund.
1999 John F. Kennedy, Jr., his wife and her sister were killed when their single-engine plane crashed into the Atlantic Ocean off Martha's Vineyard. The son of former U.S. President John Kennedy was 39.
2004 Martha Stewart was sentenced to five months in prison and five months of house arrest for after being found guilty of conspiracy, obstruction of an agency proceeding, and making false statements to federal investigators.
2004 At least 75 children were killed in a fire that engulfed a school in India's southern state of Tamil Nadu.
2005 British police said a powerful explosive had been found in an apartment in the English town of Leeds, possibly related to the previous week's London bombings of three subway trains and a double-decker bus in which 54 people died and more than 700 were injured.
2006 Leaders of the Group of Eight major economic powers criticized Israel and Hezbollah forces in Lebanon for their fighting and urged them to stop. U.S. Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice said Hezbollah had to be disarmed.
2006 North Korea said the U.N. Security Council resolution sanctioning Pyongyang for its recent missile tests was a prelude to a new Korean war.
2007 A reported 85 people died when a suicide bomber drove an explosives-laden truck into a Kirkuk compound that housed offices of Kurdish politicians in Iraqi Kurdistan.
2007 International Atomic Energy Agency inspectors verified that North Korea had shut down its nuclear reactor at Yongbyon.

Monday, July 14, 2008

welceme beck

Beck's new album, Modern Guilt.

The only song that I can remember (back in the 90's), Loser, which was a hit, of course.

Lookin'.

Sunday, July 6, 2008

para

'ma, para ho sa tabi.'

ayan lagi sinasabi kapag dapat o gusto mo nang bumaba ng dyip. pero ano ba talaga ibig sabihin noon?

naisip ko lang...malamang galing sa salitang portuguese ang para na ang ibig sabihin, tigil (marami kasi akong katrabahong braziliano, ang salita nila portuguese).

sigurado ako, nasambit iyan ni magellan nung mga kapanahunang pinalilibutan na siya nang tribo ni lapu-lapu. galing si mang mags sa portugal, inikot ang mundo at gustong ikalat ang kristiyanismo. si rajah humabon at ang kanyang kabiyak na si Juana eh nagpaconvert, siguro dahil sa pagiging friendly nila kaya nila ito nagawa. kaya lang inutu-uto ni rajah humabon at datu zula si mang mags. kaya ayun, nabulilyaso siya. pumunta ba naman sa mactan. pero sabi, motibo rin kasi ni mang mags na maging kristiyano si lapu-lapu. eh ayaw, kaya ayun, nagpapara-para siya doon. kaya lang mukhang hindi naintindhan. nasaan kaya si enrique the-malay-interpreter-of-Fernão-de-Magalhães ng mga panahong iyon?

nowt: baka absent ka nung tinuro ito, Abril 17, 1521 namatay si magellan.

Saturday, July 5, 2008

humachoo

masama pakiramdam ko. para akong magkakasakit. makati ang lalamunan, masakit ang ulo, mainit ang pakiramdam at paminsan-minsan may tumutulong sipon na parang tubig. singhot tuloy ako ng singhot habang nasa trabaho. aba naman kasi, yung intsik na katabi ko sa linya ay achang ng achang.

oo. achang. kse sabi niya 'achaa!' habang lumilipad sa ere ang libu-libong germs galing sa kanyang bahing. walang kaclass-class (aawww...) hindi man lamang marunong magtakip ng bibig.

naisip ko tuloy na iba-iba ang sinasabi kapag bumabahing (mga babae lang 'to).

mga braziliano: achiiing! (akala mo kuting na bumabahing, kyut silang tingnan)
mga intsik: achaa! (walang biro, ganyan talaga)
mga pinoy: achoo! (minsan talsik pa laway, pero hindi ako ganyan...may hanky ako, sosyal daw eh!)

asus! ma por nada sana ang sakit na ito.

you name it

This can be fun.

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For the instructions, add your name on the list and simply spell out your name using the given Japanese letter-- translations below. Tag six of your friends and inform them of the tag. Have fun.

TRANSLATION:

A - ka G - ji M - rin S - ari Y - fu

B - tu H - ri N - to T - chi Z - zi

C - mi I - ki O - mo U - do

D - te J - zu P - no V - ru

E - ku K - me Q - ke W - mei

F - lu L - ta R - shi X - na

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Rinka.

o-O-O-O-O-O-O-O-O-O-o

it is pretty amazing how names are invented. in genesis, their names were derived from something that has something to do with their lives or events in their lives. it is how God, named adam and eve in the first place, right?

so i tried to look up for rinka and i was linked to think baby names. most of the time it is referred to somewhat ’sounds like’ or how it relatively spelled to the famous or original name.

i searched for rinka for a girl’s name:

e.g.

No results found for the name “rinka“. You may want to try the similar-sounding names Ronika and Ronica. Other similar names are Tinka, Anka, Hanka, Aranka, Bianka, Branka, Franka, Henka, Rina, Irenka, Janka, Nika, Rivka, Rieka, Rika, Rifka, Ricka, Varinka and Verinka.

for ronika or ronica:

The girl’s name Ronni \r(on)-ni\ is pronounced RAH-nee. It is of Old English origin, and its meaning is “strong counsel”. Feminine variant of Ron and Ronald; short form of Veronica (Latin) “image”. Roni (ROH-nee) is also an Israeli name meaning “song”.

for rika/rica:

The girl’s name Rica \r(i)-ca\. Variant of Erica (Scandanivian) “complete ruler” or Frederica (Old German) “peaceful ruler”. Also possibly (Spanish) “rich”.

for rina/rinah/rena

The girl’s name Rinah \r(i)-nah\ is pronounced REE-nah. It is of Israeli origin, and its meaning is “joyful”.

The girl’s name Rena \r(e)-na\ is pronounced REE-nah. It is of Hebrew origin, and its meaning is “melody”. Also short form of Irene (Greek) “peace” and Irena.

so i guess i’m a complete peaceful ruler with a strong counsel that will eventually make me joyful because of the riches that i made. nice. :-)

Manny Pacquiao

In 8,362 crowd, mostly Filipinos and not to mention Boston Celtics’ presence , favorably cheered for Pacman as he enters the ring in Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino, 28th of June 2008, Saturday. From 130 lbs to 135 lbs to fight the defending Lightweight champion, David Diaz, Mexican-American from Chicago.

Having said that the Mexican-American had defeated the Olympian champion Marquez, Diaz was surprised by Pacman’s speed and strength. Not prepared for the jabs that he received that made him fall for the 9th round that waved off the fight by 2:24 without Referee Vic Drakulich’s countdown.

Winning the title for Lightweight made Pacman the first Filipino and first Asian who held a championship belt world titles in different weight divisions. He walks up starting from 106 lbs in Flyweight; 112 lbs in Junior Featherweight; 122 lbs in Featherweight; 126 lbs where he defeated Marco Antonio Barera; 130 lbs to fight Manuel Marquez; and yesterday’s famous knockout with Diaz by 135 lbs.

Parties for Manny from US to his hometown, our country, Philippines awaits him. So much will be celebrated even after the tremendous effect of typhoon Frank in which he promised to help when he gets home.

Mabuhay ka Manny!

Monday, June 30, 2008

not so distant future

what if humans can travel faster than light or in a more average way of looking, as fast as the speed of light considering when the actual speed of light in a vacuum is exactly equal to 299,792,458 metres per second (approximately 186,282.4 miles per second)? it would be like bending time space or literally stopping the time at that given moment. then time travel can be reconsidered?

to be faster than light is adding 1m/s to c (speed of light) that incises energy as it moves. but since light has no mass and requires energy, it definitely needs infinite amount of force. so how can we really move or travel faster than light?

this one would be like cheating: slowing down the speed of light (Cherenkov Effect). it is still one of those genuine possibilities that solid objects can travel faster than light. as possible as it is, we are in perennial verge of discovering that we can move faster than light as incessantly as improving of traveling faster than the speed of sound of 343 m/s (1235 km/h, or 770 mph, or 1129 ft/s) in dry air.

it has to be repeatable and measurable as the science dictates in utmost feasible way of disproving theories. nevertheless, proving theories can only mean of blowing holes to predicted theories.

enough said. Einstein is still right and it's evident to Zeus' thunderstorms.

Sunday, June 22, 2008

she was then

as a child i thought i was the only one who has the longest name. that proved to be true in my own theory whenever i have to practice writing my complete name in a paper (with blue and red alternate lines as my guide), i have to be the last one to say, "i'm through ma'am." then my teacher will have her red ballpoint pen checked my work. i still have to get five stars though because it can be a very tiring work for a six year old girl to repeatedly write her names in 20 big letters.

since i've got three names, my mom and dad decided to call me by my third name. it is a long name but it is definitely the name i used since highschool. i use it whenever i have exams, quizzes or anything that needed less time to write. but of course, in legal documents, real name has to be written in bold letters.

but during my junior high, my bestfriend gave me a nickname. since then everyone called me by my nick. that was a good thing, new nick, new name, new me. i instantly recognizes whenever someone call me by my real name that he/she is someone i met before my junior high. they may be from my neighborhood, a relative or a childhood friend. and if someone calls me by my nick, i know that he/she is someone i met during or after my junior high.

then i go to college, same nick, same name. i still get to asked what is my real name and still have the same impression of having a long name. but it all changed when i met my when thesis adviser. his first child's name consists of 14 names and i am not kidding. really, 14 first names. so i guess, it negated my own theory that i have the longest name when i was child. i wonder how did it go with his child?

Saturday, June 14, 2008

blessed land

kailangan ko itong idagdag kasi hindi ako mapakali at pakiramdam ko makakalimutan ko ito.

sinuportahan ni Uncle Sam o ni G.W. Bush paid by the U.S. gov't ang pader sa may west bank kasi baka magkaroon ng World War 3. Nung WW2 kasi ang mga hudyo ang tinira ng mga Nazi sa paniniwala nila sa aryan supremacy, na ang pangunahing dahilan daw ay nagmula sila sa angkan ng mga taong galing sa Atlantis na hindi naman totoong may napakalaking ambag sa sibilisasyon na nagaganap sa mundo. kung baga eh, kung sino man ang kumalaban sa blessed land ay lagot.

sobrang pagtatangka ang nagaganap para lang hindi magkaroon ng WW3. parang kinukulong ang mga Israeli sa lahat ng maaaring mangyari...baka hindi na natin namamalayan nasa kalagitnaan na pala tayo ng WW3.

Wednesday, June 11, 2008

manood ka

Kapapanood ko lang ng You Don't Mess With The Zohan. Natural mente, tumawa ako nang tumawa. Paborito ko si Adam Sandler at halos lahat ng pelikulang pinagbidahan niya ay napanood ko na. Pero ang pelikulang ito ay kakaiba. Sabi ng ibang kritiko ito ay isang 'Israeli movie.' Sang-ayon naman ako doon. Ito ay sumisimbolo sa mga kaganapan sa pagitan nang ng mga Israeli at Palestinian. at ang napakalaking 'pagitang' ito ay ang napakalaking pader na umaabot ng 8 metro (25 talampakan) ang taas, mas mataas pa sa pader ng Berlin na 3.6 metro (11.8 talampakan). Isipin mo kung gaano kaatas ito at gaano kahaba, na hanggang ngayon eh, 'under construction' pa rin kahit na 650 kilometro (403 milya) na ito.

Sabi ang pader daw ay nandoon dahil na rin sa mga sumusuporta doon, at isa sa mga iyon ay si Pres. G.W. Bush, na hindi yata alam kung ano ang ginagawa, kaya ang resulta lalo lamang lumalala. Dati pa man, may batikusan na sa pagitan ng mga Israeli at Palestinian. Magbasa ka nang Bibliya, nandoon ang mga iyon. Si Sharon kasi, akala niya matitigil ang batikusan sa 2 panig sa pamamagitan ng konkreto. Tsk! Tsk! Tsk!

May iba't-ibang bersyon akong nabasa at napanood patungkol dito. Sa ngayon, sa pananaw ko, parang walang katapusang paghihirap ang nakikita ko. Sumisigaw na sila sa buong mundo at humihingi ng tulong. Pati nga ito, ang pelikulang ito, nagsasabi kung ano nangyayari sa kanila. Pati si Mel Gibson naisali kasi sa anti-semitic rant na ginawa niya. Ayon, natirador siya doon.

Pero may solusyon naman sa bandang huli, ang magkaisa at sama-samang buwagin ang pader na patuloy na sumisira sa kanila sa napakaraming aspeto ng kanilang buhay (politikal, ekonomikal, sosyal at etc.) KAYA nila buwagin ang napalaking pader na iyon. Maniwala ka man o sa hindi nabuwag na nila ang pader nang Jericho. Bakit hindi nila magagawa iyon ngayon?

Tuesday, June 10, 2008

freewriting

hindi ako manunulat. hindi ako makata. hindi ako magaling sumulat pero kailangan kong sumulat. kailangan kong isulat kung anumang bumabagabag sa isip ko kse pakiramdam ko kung hindi ito maililimbag, napupuno ang utak ko. pero kung tutuusin, hindi naman. nag-aral ako ng sikolohiya at alam kong hindi ito basta-basta napupuno. ang totoo nagagamit lang natin ang 10% ng ating utak kaya paano ito mapupuno? pero kasi kailangan kong sumulat. kailangan kong mailagay kahit sa isang nowtbuk, risibo, punit na papel o kahit anong kapirasong papel. nang sa ganoon alam kong hindi ko makakalimutan at mahahanap ko kung sakaling kailanganin ko. parang silid-aklatan. hindi gaya nang sa utak lamang, kailangan ko pang alalahanin kung anong kaakibat na pangyayari sa salitang kailangan ko. 'photographic memory' kung baga. pero magandang ideya din kung magsusulat ako.

sabi ng propesor ko nung nasa kolehiyo ako, may potensiyal daw ako maging manunulat. hindi ko nga lang tanda kung magaling na manunulat o ordinaryong manunulat. 'freewriting' kasi iyon. kahit ano lang ang isulat ko basta ba ito ang nasa isipan ko ng mga sandaling iyon. mataas na marka nakuha ko sa gawaing iyon, 90%. at mukhang naniwala naman ako, kaya sinulat ko ang tisis ko sa filipino. ang propesor ko ring iyon and kinuha kong editor. pero ang sabi niya masyadong magulo ang naisulat kong tisis. panay nga ang reklamo niya, dahil medyo nahirapan daw siya sa pagsasaayos. maraming mali kung baga. pero totoo naman. tali-taliwas ang mga ideya na naisulat ko doon. di ko naman siya masisisi. magulo ang isip ko nang mga panahong iyon. maraming bumabagabag. sa susunod, ikukuwento ko iyon.