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Blessing in Disguise

Blessing in disguise: something that at first seems bad, but later turns out to be beneficial. Many people believe that such occurrences are based on luck, on fate. Others take it as a gift from God, saying that it is all in God’s plan. Well, I wouldn’t dispute any of those beliefs but instead would love to propose another ideology, a concept that I strongly believe will benefit many.
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Know What You Want to Do

“Your time is limited, so don’t waste it living someone else’s life. Don’t be trapped by dogma – which is living with the results of other people’s thinking. Don’t let the noise of other’s opinions drown out your own inner voice. And most important, have the courage to follow your heart and intuition. They somehow already know what you truly want to become. Everything else is secondary.” ~ Steve Jobs

Indeed, follow your heart and intuition… but what if they are wrong? No, there is no “right” or “wrong”… life has no definite answers. I sincerely believe in that.

[image by: marie-ll via flickr]

Procrastination: Laziness Pays off Now

And so here I am again ranting about why I shouldn’t procrastinate and how I should start working towards the final goal. Hmm, alright with that said, I shall think about it later. Now it is time to relax and get my mind off how terribly I’ve done in the morning’s english literature oral examination. Totally love this quote I saw off the internet: “Hard work OFTEN pays off after time, but laziness ALWAYS pays off now.” So young and true.

[picture by: bsdubois00 via flickr]

Staircase Slide

Whose genius idea was it to place a slide next to a long staircase and an escalator? Well apparently it is indeed an ingenious idea! Not only is it fun and exciting, it is faster. Not sure what I am talking about? Read on for the video on how some people came together and built a slide beside a long staircase that leads to an underpass. Watch how much enjoyment and fun the people had while sliding down. Anyone with me for such slides to be built in Singapore train stations? Continue reading

Real Life Skateboard Tetris

Tetris Box NES CoverSome skateboarders doing a scene of the game Tetris.

Tetris (Russian: Те́трис) is a puzzle video game originally designed and programmed by Alexey Pajitnov. It was created on June 6, 1984, while he was working for the Dorodnicyn Computing Centre of the Academy of Science of the USSR in Moscow. He derived its name from the Greek numerical prefix “tetra- (all of the game’s pieces, known as Tetrominoes, contain four segments) and tennis, Pajitnov’s favorite sport.

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