For a long time I believed what the employees at local little cell phone shops always claimed when I asked: that a foreigner cannot get a regular phone with a regular phone plan under his or her name in Korea. They always claimed that I had to have the phone under someone else’s name. So […]
Feet on the ground, but reaching for the stars. You talk the talk, but would you know what to do in an alien invasion? You got 9/11 correct. That’s not bad, considering I don’t actually like Star Trek, Star Wars, and a lot of other stuff that the quiz’s author seems to consider SF. You […]
This morning I was watching a very so-so movie about Quantum mechanics and “mysteries”, called What the (Bleep) Do We Know? (here’s the imdb entry)and it mentioned some Japanese fellow named Masaru Emoto. Now, during my visit home my parents had been talking about him as someone who’d done amazing research into the effects on […]
The book’s been highly praised, widely reviewed, and yet most of the bookshops I checked for it at (in Canada) had never even had it in stock at any point in time. Moreover, now that I’m asking an excellent book order service about it here, I’m told that it’s actually out of print! How can […]
Yes, yes, time is precious. But, for a little while, so is this game. Found on Typefiend’s livejournal, via Derek Kirk Kim’s wonderful website.