Archive for February, 2014

Making Fitness Personal

(Feb 28, 2014) Large franchise gyms are the most common method of burning calories in KL. But they may or may not always be effective as you’r...

The Future is Now

(Feb 28, 2014) Ever dreamt of owning a robot that can make things upon request? Now you can. MakerBot Industries makes 3D printers– mach...

A Clean, Well-Lighted Place

(Feb 28, 2014) Driven by a mission to prove that not all Liberal Arts graduates are parasites to society, siblings Aina Zulueta-Valencia and ...

Talk is Cheap

(Feb 28, 2014) Facebook, Twitter and Cyworld may be the hottest kids in social media when it comes to the Internet in Korea. But when it comes t...

Pusheen the cat melts the hardest of hearts

(Feb 28, 2014) Thanks to the weird new ‘stickers’ on Facebook chat Pusheen the cat has become Hello Kitty 2.0. Even people who spurned NYAN ...

CHOICE cuts

(Feb 28, 2014) My friend Loli set up this night about 6 months ago and it seems to be going well for them. There’s a depressingly narrow selec...

The Uncomfortable Popularity of Chris Lilley

(Feb 28, 2014) While everyone got pissed off at Australian comedian Chris Lilley for his Smouse character in the HBO syndicated Angry Boys, wh...

Southern Cookin’ Done Right at The Front Porch

(Feb 28, 2014) The Front Porch is a welcomed escape from the health craze of kale and quinoa permeating the San Francisco foodie scene and inste...

Local Superfoods Make More Sense

(Feb 28, 2014)     Brazil nuts, acai, goji, coconut oil, green tea, noni – these are commonly advised as healthy super foods. ...

Chris Rosa just made it

(Feb 28, 2014) Vienna is packed with art fairs at the moment. Literary packed. The obvious choice is Vienna Fair. There was a relaunch last yea...

Top of the Mark: A Time Machine into San Francisco’s Past

(Feb 28, 2014) Ride up the elevator of the Mark Hopkins Intercontinental Hotel to the 19th floor and set foot in a scene straight out of a 20’...

“Inside Llewyn Davis” Worth Hearing As Much as Seeing

(Feb 27, 2014) In classic Coen brothers form, Inside Llewyn Davis exposes a cold, harsh reality that most folks have never been exposed to — t...

Beer of the People: 21st Amendment Brewery

(Feb 27, 2014) 21st Amendment Brewery has become a landmark among San Francisco natives, and represents a more than century-old Bay Area traditi...

Maciej Nowak

(Feb 26, 2014) Food critics in Poland are a very rare specimen. There are a lot of food bloggers but not many journalists with sharp language an...

Federal fun-day and the Fischer flash mob

(Feb 26, 2014) Sure, Obama defined a whole new category of Presidential Coolness – and despite all the healthcare naysayers and Government shu...