Saturday, August 15, 2009
blog from android
let's see if android can revive my blogging interest!
posted by winz at 12:06 PM
Sunday, September 14, 2008
Sis in China Magazine...
posted by winz at 2:50 PM
Tuesday, September 02, 2008
Ibaraki to Kobe
Ibaraki to Kobe = 690 yen. This direct train passes by Osaka btw.
Ibaraki to Osaka = 210 yen.
Osaka to Kobe = 390 yen.
Total = 600 yen.
Weird huh?? Pays to get off, and then on again. ;pp
And Kobe beef is THE BEST EVER...
that is until i try matsuzaka beef....
Recommended for all who visits Kobe! Splurge a little on a meal you will never forget!
posted by winz at 12:51 AM
Thursday, June 19, 2008
and gone again...
posted by winz at 1:54 AM
Thursday, August 30, 2007
This is funny...
When asked about how to defeat R. Federer in the US Open, some famous ppl have these to say and more:
WLADIMIR KLITSCHKO, heavyweight boxing champion and a friend of Federer's:
...check in the hotel next room to Roger and make all the possible noise in the room that he couldn't sleep. Don't let him get any sleep, and steal his luggage and his rackets so that he couldn't play.
You can kiss his girlfriend, and maybe he'd get jealous, you know, he'd get upset and whatever.
JELENA JANKOVIC, third-ranked player on the WTA Tour:
Oh, gosh, I don't know how I could beat him. I guess I would have to tie his legs together so he couldn't move. If that didn't work, I would wear a short skirt, and hopefully that would distract him.
DIEGO AYALA, professional coach who, as a player in 1996, defeated Federer at the Coffee Bowl juniors tournament in Costa Rica:
Create a roadblock so he cannot get to the tournament. I'm thinking maybe blocking both exits of the Midtown Tunnel while he is in it.
RICHARD WILLIAMS, father and coach of Venus and Serena Williams:
There's only three ways to beat Roger Federer. You first pay him enough money not to show up — that's the first thing you do. If he turns that down, then you try your best to get a baseball bat and break his leg because he runs so fast. Now, if he gets away from you, then the next one is, honestly, is just to sit like I do and watch him play, then you can beat anyone just sitting in the stands because you never miss a shot. Those are the only three ways I know you can beat Roger Federer.
posted by winz at 12:42 PM
Wednesday, July 11, 2007
Yes sir, no sir...
Having been out of mindef's attention for the past 7 years, i thot i had become a forgotten man...
But disaster strikes when you least expect...
anyway, in the short span of 3 months, I have been served no less than 4 saf-100s, ie. call-up notices. Sianz.
I've been receiving some calls from the NS ppl as well... but i have to admit that it felt perversely good to hear ppl address myself as Sir this, Sir that. wahaha.
"Hello, this is winston wong..."
"Ah... yes SIR, what can I do for you..."
"No problem SIR..."
posted by winz at 1:19 PM
Tuesday, July 10, 2007
Obese survive heart attacks better
While being fat increases your chances of a heart attack, some studies suggest a puzzling paradox: Obese people seem to have a better chance of surviving one.
A 2005 study published in the American Journal of Medicine by scientists at Duke University examined nearly 16,000 people in 37 countries. The authors found that one year after a heart attack, the death rate for normal-weight patients was 4.3 percent. For obese patients, it was just 2.2 percent.
Several other studies have confirmed those findings, including a paper last month in the European Heart Journal. German and Swiss doctors tracked more than 1,600 patients for three years after their heart attacks, and concluded that only 3.6 percent of fat patients had died, against nearly 10 percent of normal-weight patients.
hehe... finally something 'good' about being obese...
However, experts warn, the results should not be used as an excuse for the overweight to indulge.
"We really don't want people to think that they should put on a bit of weight to have a better chance with their bypass surgery," "These results do not mean it's OK to be fat. Being fat is still dangerous to your health for lots of other reasons,"
posted by winz at 6:28 PM
Wednesday, May 30, 2007
now in the camp liao... yeah... for my ict briefing... darn.
as usual the camp quite cock up, dunno where to direct me initially, went from one office to another.
but in the end, now i'm in the mess liao... waiting for the meeting to begin in 30 mins time.
ah well. nothing's changed after 7 years. ;p
posted by winz at 4:00 PM
in malaysia, ppl scared of robbers waylaying their cars and rob their belongings.
in india, ppl scared of an elephant waylaying their cars and rob their food.
so cute ;p
"The tusker then inserts its trunk inside the vehicle and sniffs for food," local resident Prabodh Mohanty, who has come across the elephant twice, was quoted as saying.
"If you are carrying vegetables and banana inside your vehicle, then it will gulp them and allow you to go."
If a commuter does not wind down his window or resists opening the vehicle door, the elephant stands in front of the car until the driver allows him to carry out his routine inspection.full article here.
posted by winz at 12:02 PM
Tuesday, May 29, 2007
The association, which represents the big Hollywood studios, recently brought to Malaysia two dogs trained to sniff out DVDs -- with stunning results. The two Labradors, Lucky and Flo, have sniffed out more than a million DVDs and broken a fake DVD ring.
They have been so successful that authorities believe Malaysian pirates have put a bounty on the dogs' heads.
full article here.
posted by winz at 6:30 PM
Monday, May 21, 2007
First of all, congratulations to Chelsea, who deservingly won the FA cup over the weekend.
The purpose of writing this blog is that I am sick and tired of people saying that Ryan Giggs goal should have stood as the ball crossed the line, or that he was fouled my Essien as believed by the likes of A.Ferguson.
Have a look at the video again.
1. Did the ball cross the line??
Ryan Giggs said it did. Even Cech himself admitted it did. But did it really??
From the video, it is clear that at its furthest point, the base of the ball was maybe 1 or 2 cm away from the line, if not marginally touching it. Anyone who studied elementary mathematics or physics can tell you that the ball is spherical, and so, if the base of the ball is so close to the line, the whole ball must have not crossed the line.
FIFA rules dictate that for a goal to stand, the whole ball must cross the line.
Look at the video again if you will, and have the liberty to pause at the precise moment and judge for yourself again. Based on the base of the ball, had the WHOLE ball crossed the line?
Of course I am not stating the obvious that Ryan Giggs actually pushed Cech over the line, which was obviously a foul.
2. Was Ryan Giggs fouled by Essien??
Ferguson and many others claimed he was. But was he??
Look at the video again in slo-mo. Essien's tackle came in almost at the same time when Ryan Giggs dived for the ball. Ok maybe a little earlier. But even in slo-mo, it's hard to make out whether there's contact before Ryan Giggs stretched for the ball, or whether he fell due to contact by Essien. Then who would know best the answer? Giggs.
In his own words, "I felt I was getting to the ball quite comfortably and felt someone touch my leg. But I was claiming for the goal not the penalty." He himself conceded that it was not a penalty.he was going for the ball comfortably, and felt someone touch his leg. What it means, do draw your own conclusions.
And then Ferguson said something which was more absurd. "...the goalkeeper's spilled the ball behind the line."
Now, "spill" according to dictionary.com, is
1. To cause or allow (a substance) to run or fall out of a container.
2. To scatter (objects) from containment: spilled the armload of books on the desk.
3. To shed (blood).
How this can classify as a spill is beyond me.
Obviously these are words from a sore loser.
Man U on top or great tactics by Chelsea??
Of course, there are many amateurs who feel that man u should win as they seemed to be the better team on the field that day. Were they?
Read the verdicts here. Chris Waddle was spot on.
"United only know one way to play and when they play slow, as they did in Milan and in this final, they don't win."
During the dreary 1st half, I like everyone else was feeling super bored. But it doesn't take an intelligent person to feel that Chelsea was slowing the game down. In some cases they can attack, but they chose to slow it down. Tactics? Of course.
Now read the full article on the Mourinho's tactics here.
In his own words, fans out there, "whether [you] want to enjoy the game or enjoy after the game?"
My answer too is after.
And I'm still enjoying every minute of it. :)
posted by winz at 5:30 PM
Monday, May 14, 2007
This is funny... Holy Church of the Order of Painted Breasts... rotfl
There are so many scam mails from Nigeria etc. nowadays. For me I just delete them. But what this guy did was hilarious, and he scammed the scammers even.
On a hind note, was quite surprised to read that every year, US citizens alone are conned out of some $200m.
Anyway read the whole article here.
posted by winz at 10:34 AM
Tips for women to look better and lose weight...
Errr... advice not from me, but from the usual crappy MDN source... heh.
Read about it here.
posted by winz at 10:30 AM