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"Highway"- A Journey to Freedom


There are some movies that make an impact and you are affected by it. There are others that leave no impression at all and instantly become forgettable. 1,250 more words


Mohammed bin Rashid issues a decision of the national system of materials that Deplete the Ozone Layer

Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai His Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum has issued Cabinet decision No.26 for 2014 with respect to the national system for ozone-depleting substances. 111 more words


Hong Kong Day 3: Lamma Island

Sometimes you have a travel day that can be described simply as ‘perfect’. When that happens it’s best to order a pile of freshly caught seafood, crack open a couple of Blue Girl beers and toast to the fact that you live a life that affords you the opportunity to travel, express sincere gratitude that you were raised to embrace adventure and appreciate that you have someone to experience it all with….today was one of those days. 283 more words


A Primer on Logic

We’ve all been in arguments, and sometimes our opponent has uttered incoherent nonsnese that doesn’t make any logical sense. Here is a short and concise guide for the perplexed. 407 more words

Hong Kong: Days 1 +2

zaoshhang hao! (Good morning!)

Arrived safely (and a bit jet lagged) in Hong Kong Sunday evening around 8pm (5am Sunday morning Portland time…..). The public transportation system here in HKK makes getting anywhere relatively easy….hopped the airport express to Hong Kong Station and a quick cab ride to our hotel. 527 more words


My Definition of Flourishing

After reading through several definitions for ‘Flourishing’ words that come to my mind personally are striving, growing, happy, inspired, positive and a bit looking forward for what could happen and ready to embrace change, challenge and opportunity. 80 more words


Cool usage of TimeCategory in Groovy

Groovy, the programming language based on JVM implements a feature called Categories. It is originally borrowed from Objective-C . Simple explanation for this feature can be the ability to implement new methods in existing classes without modifying their original code which in some way is injecting new methods through a Category class. 336 more words