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Bill Gates & The Ingenious Machine That Turns Feces Into Drinking Water

Yup. You read that right! A machine that transforms poop to drinking water. Why is this important? Because such technology can be rolled out in countries where there are poor sanitation systems. Whilst solving the sanitation problem, it also generates clean drinking water and electricity. How about that! The machine is called “OmniProcessor”. I watched the piles of feces go up the conveyer belt and drop into a large bin. (…) Read more

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Born Again On The Mountain by Arunima Sinha

When I first told my friends about Arunima, they were like, “Aru who?”. Most Malaysians may not be familiar with her but she has captured the hearts of thousands around the world. In April 2011, Arunima Sinha, a national level volleyball player, was thrown out of a running train by robbers who were after her gold chain. Her left leg crushed by the passing trains had to be amputated. This did (…) Read more

“We travel, initially, to lose ourselves; and we travel, next to find ourselves. We travel to open our hearts and eyes and learn more about the world than our newspapers will accommodate. We travel to bring what little we can, in our ignorance and knowledge, to those parts of the globe whose riches are differently dispersed. And we travel, in essence, to become young fools again- to slow time down and get taken in, and fall in love once more.”
by Pico Iyer

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The Art of Stillness by Pico Iyer

Just completed Pico Iyer’s new book. Simple and insightful. If you would like to just read one book this year, then this should be your choice. Pico Iyer talks about his adventures in going nowhere. The power of being still and embracing life just as is. In doing so you will then discover the very essence of being. It’s a short read, about 100 pages and is published by Ted. (…) Read more

Saivhes’s Watercolour Paintings

Some of Saivhes’s watercolour paintings in 2014 (Aged 3). Zeenee has done an amazing job in teaching him art. He even selected the colours to be used for all the paintings. Really beautiful. Looking forward to more of his artwork this coming year. Maybe even trying it on canvas with oil paint.