"When the rich wage war, it's the poor who die..." - Linkin Park This piece was essentially based on the song by Linkin Park "Hands Held High" from their "Minutes to Midnight" album. Much of that album blasted at the powers that be and their callousness toward their plebeian brethren and their plight. And this… Continue reading Crossing the River Styx
Yeah I just joined. Now I need to find followers and other Instagram-ers to follow... My username, it's the same as this one, so should be easy. I don't have to spell it out for you, right? 😉
HAPPY NEW YEAR EVERYONE! May God bless you all! And to kick off 2014 with this... Based on Orwell's 1984 and its eerie parallel to the increasingly 'open' society we live in. We cannot help but feel like that privacy is becoming more and more precious because with all the technology and the ever evolving… Continue reading WHO WATCHES YOU?
There was a TIME article about honeybees disappearing at an alarming rate all over the world. Scientists believed a certain virus and increased use of pesticides in many rural areas are to blame, but there are speculations that microwaves from cellphones and wi-fi are more of a problem, because they are disrupting the bees' navigation… Continue reading Plight of the Honeybees
In a techno-heavy society of computers, smartphones, iPads, wi-fi, 4G, where can one find room for humanity?
We human beings have become so attached to our cellphones we are almost helpless as a baby if we should lose it under any circumstances. And the companies pop out newer an bigger and smarter phones every year. In a worst case, our phones may well replace our brain... Quick strokes with brush and ink.… Continue reading Cellularheads
Based on a Chinese folk tale titled "How Chi Li Slays the Dragon." It's a story of a giant serpent that terrorized a local kingdom and the only way to appease it was to sacrifice a young girl every year. Then on the ninth year a brave woman named Chi Li volunteers for the role,… Continue reading Dragon Ate My Baby Girl
You hear it everyday. On TV, in the newspaper, words of mouth-the RED TAPE.Not in literal sense, it's a metaphor for obstacles, restrictions, and criteria. Requirements that must be met before certain things can be obtained, and the process is long and downright frustrating. It's prominently featured in the laws of our land. Because there… Continue reading Red tape
The Arab Spring. A fanciful term coined by the media to describe the recent uprisings of the oppressed in the Middle East. The idea first dawned on me when I was playing around with tracing my hand in various positions and combining them. One time the shape came out resembling a flower, and then there's… Continue reading The Tears of the Spring
It's been predicted, it's been disputed, but it is official: this is the Nuclear Age, literally. With all the news buzzing about chemical weapons and impending nuclear threats from North Korea and Iran we cannot help but be on the edge. Sure we like to shut it out of our mind by turning our short… Continue reading Atomic Peace