Yesterday evening, [Walter](http://coolinsights.blogspot.com/), [Ivan](http://ramblinglibrarian.blogspot.com/), [Lucian](http://tribolum.com/) and I met for dinner and drinks at [Brussels Sprouts](http://www.brusselssprouts.com.sg/), a place I’ve been wanting to try for a while. In the midst of our conversations, I whipped out my iPhone and demonstrated all the things I could do with it, like taking photos, checking emails, strumming a guitar and …
This has to be one of the most high-profile April Fool’s messages ever! Richard Branson and the Google founders team up to pull a fast one on us – complete with 2 YouTube videos and a [microsite](http://www.google.com/virgle/index.html)! Anybody wants to live on Mars? Perhaps all we’ll get is a chocolate bar.
29 years I’ve had this name and only now have I realised that the devil’s in it. This file was a photo of my (now dead) Maxtor hard drive. I’m a little shaken, amused and depressed. My Chinese name means US dollar, which is depreciating, and my English name has ‘satan’ in it.
Facebook status updates have become a new way of responding indirectly to friends. I just updated my status before leaving for home. Then I logged back on at home, and saw this: Very funny, Nick 😉
My colleague alerted me to this. At first, I thought she was referring to our Mental Wellness campaign ad, where you can turn the frowney face around and it will become a smiley face. However, this looks like an ordinary ad for travel offers. Mistake or not, it definitely got our attention!
I discovered there is a science fiction story based on Final Fantasy, called ‘Trials of the Valiant‘ which has a character called Vantan. I haven’t played the game so am not sure if this is an original character or a made up one. Up to now, I thought Vantan was a name that occured more …
Monoceros tagged me, so here goes. 3 things that scare me: Losing my hands Marrying someone then realising I made a mistake I can handle just about anything else, with God’s help 3 people who make me laugh: (I’m going to keep this to personal friends) Ditzyspice, my old desk partner-in-crime Simran, glamour queen Kim, …
The most popular post on Vox right now is about how a Chinese guy gets a penis transplant (donated by a 22 year-old brain dead man’s parents) and then his wife rejects it. There are all kinds of innuendos in here but it is funny, in a tragicomic sense.
I didn’t know there was a South Park cartoon featuring World of Warcraft machinima, which became Cartoon Network’s most-watched show since 2000. You can watch the episode here, in three parts. Spoilers are in this Wikipedia entry. Part 1 Part 2 Part 3 Technorati Tags: World of Warcraft, machinima, South Park, Youtube
Adverblog shows us a new way of voicing your opinions on good and bad ads (in the physical world). In Berlin and Seoul, stickers with a happy or puking emoticon are pasted on top of ad posters. A new type of tagging folksonomy?