Human species 'may split in two' as predicted by HG Wells

A fascinating article on BBC makes some startling predictions about the human race. Far-fetched or not, it’s worth a read. Guess that would make the debate on Indonesian women and Western men a null topic. Evolutionary theorist Oliver Curry of the London School of Economics expects a genetic upper class and a dim-witted underclass to emerge. The human race would peak in the year 3000, he said – before a decline due to dependence on technology. People would become choosierRead more

"Stop Procrastinating" Top Habit Goal on 43 Things

43 Things list the top habit goals from the site’s users: Stop procrastinating 11615 people Drink more water 7309 people Take more pictures 6598 people Save money 5554 people Read more books 5120 people Exercise regularly 4023 people Eat healthier 3923 people Wake up when my alarm clock goes off 3759 people Spend less time fooling around on the net and more time actually working 3258 people Ever feel like this? Oh wait, I’m doing it right now. Damn. IRead more

A friend of mine, Ian, just blogged about his experience traveling to Mt. Bromo – the well known volcano in East Java. He took some gorgeous pics (the photo above is his, not mine!) and, as always, descriptively conveys what it’s like to be there through well-written posts. I was hoping to go with them on this trip, but failed miserably at planning ahead of time. The third sign of Java’s vigorous population appeared at the popular scenic overlook whereRead more

Asia Blog Awards

The Asia Blog Awards 2006-2007 are now happening. This blog has been nominated for “Best Asian Photoblog”. If you’d like to know more about these awards, there’s more information available here. If you’re interested in voting, I’ve created a garish button on the right column that will remain up until either A) I win. B) I lose. C) I get off my arse and make a conscious effort to take it down. I appreciate the nomination.Read more

My Space on Myspace

So I’ve been playing around with I know, I’m only two years late. In some ways it seems ridiculously cheesy and so… I don’t know, 1997 Geocities or something. I can’t believe the absurd backgrounds, clutter, and other junk that people put on their profiles BUT who am I to talk? It’s one of the most popular sites on the ‘net. To be honest, even after browsing for people from my high school, university, etc, I still can’t seeRead more