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Funny ad

Saturday, July 28, 2007

hahaha... I noticed this interesting ad on the back of a car while walking towards the entrance of a shopping centre.

I reckon it's quite funny, took a pic to share with you guys... ;) Very creative I must say.

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posted by Ivan, 4:41 pm | link | 0 comments |

How to multiply large numbers without the calculator

Wednesday, July 25, 2007

Here's the question... how do you multiply large numbers when you do not have a calculator with you?

Easy! Here's a cool technique called Vedic Mathematics. Pretty handy but I have yet to try it!

Let me know if it works. ;)

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posted by Ivan, 10:09 pm | link | 1 comments |

Equation of the Day: New Qantas logo

Tuesday, July 24, 2007

Qantas today unveiled a new interpretation of its flying kangaroo logo.

The logo was adapted to fit the tail of the new A380 aircraft, as well as to reflect the airline's contemporary design focus.

It seems Qantas wasted up to AUD $100 million changing the logo on its fleet for what some described as an inelegant design.

Design agency Hulsbosch has spent 18 months working on the new kangaroo but even before its unveiling the logo has come in for a hammering from design and advertising experts, with one executive likening the new logo to a pterodactyl and the comic kangaroo from the Warner Brothers cartoons of the 1950s.

For me, it looks like the logo hasn't been redesigned at all... just a little bit more aerodynamic that's it. For AUD $100 million, one would expect much more! hmm.. maybe it's time for a career change eh? ;)

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posted by Ivan, 10:06 pm | link | 2 comments |

Zombie Fish Sign

Monday, July 23, 2007


ACCORDING to the STILL shot below... THE GREAT NAVI believes that it is EQUIVALENT to a ZOMBIFIER! IMPRESSIVE!

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posted by Ivan, 3:20 pm | link | 0 comments |

What's the BIG deal with Harry Potter

Thursday, July 19, 2007

I don't understand.... what's the big deal with Harry Potter! Spoilers, leaks, lawsuits... If you've been keeping up with the news, Harry Potter author JK Rowling said today she was 'staggered' by the publication of US reviews of the final book in the best-selling series, after a tight embargo was broken and books leaked.

A review in the New York Times revealed that at least half a dozen characters die in Harry Potter And The Deathly Hallows - though it does not say which - and praises the work as a “monumental, spellbinding epic”.

Publishers tried to minimise the seep of plot information before publication at 0001 on Saturday in Britain (09:01 Saturday AEST) and most countries around the world by imposing a strict embargo.

The review, written from a copy of the book bought in a shop in New York City today, describes the final pages of Harry Potter as “a big-screen, heart-racing, bone-chilling confrontation”.

The row comes days after photographs of what purported to be pages from the final Harry Potter book appeared online.

Bloomsbury has refused to confirm or deny whether the extracts were genuine.

In a further twist to the tale, Scholastic, which is publishing the book in the US, has said it will sue some of its distributors who sent out copies of the book to hundreds of readers before the deadline.

I am not a fan... but c'mon, it's just a book!

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posted by Ivan, 11:53 pm | link | 0 comments |

Optimus Prime Speed Painting

Was about to post some other thing today but I stumbled upon this cool youtube shot of this cool speed painting of Optimus Prime! Unbelievable talent! The graphic artist, Nico uses a graphics tablet to draw (by hand) the images and uses Adobe Photoshop 7.

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posted by Ivan, 10:30 am | link | 0 comments |

Drive Carefully Thru the Village

Wednesday, July 18, 2007

PUNY HUMANS... YOUR PUNY minds have once AGAIN amused the GREAT NAVI... BWAHAHAHAHA...!

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posted by Ivan, 12:07 am | link | 0 comments |

Bungling Burglars Use Google To Crack Safe

Monday, July 16, 2007

A gang of bungling burglars in Colorado, who struggled to get a safe open, used the office computer to search for options on how to safe break.

Finally one burglar left the room. A check of an office computer in the next room later showed a Google search for "how to open a safe" and "how to crack a safe."

To give you an idea of how unprofessional the buglars are... they tried to disable a security camera by repeatedly spraying it with WD-40, only to have the lubricant clean the lens. They also sprayed a fire alarm, thinking it was a camera...

Hahaha.. This is GOLD!

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posted by Ivan, 10:47 pm | link | 0 comments |

The Future of iPhone

Saturday, July 14, 2007

Rumours are... Apple will launch a cheap iPhones with a design that could be based on the ultra-slim iPod Nano music player later this year, according to a JP Morgan Chase analyst.

Yeah... so if you're thinking of getting an iPhone now, here's what Apple might do with the iPhone range (hmm.. seems familiar doesn't it?)



posted by Ivan, 12:45 am | link | 0 comments |

Ways Bush Can Improve His Approval Rating

Thursday, July 12, 2007

Opposition to the Iraq war has reached a record high, a USA TODAY/Gallup Poll finds, a development likely to complicate President Bush's efforts to hold together Republican support as the Senate begins debate this week on Pentagon priorities.

Bush's approval rating has reached a new low: 29%. Here are some ways Mr. Bush can improve his approval ratings;

Appeal to Harry Porter for help.

Make a movie called Cultural Learnings of Baghdad for Make Benefit Glorious Nation of America.

Five words: My Name is Optimus Bush.

Put Libby in jail.

Step one: Learn how to make balloon animals. Step two: lower voting age to 3.

At press conferences, respond to every question by pumping his fist and screaming, "BUSH IT! BUSH IT"

Buy everyone an iPhone!

Step Down.

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posted by Ivan, 7:56 pm | link | 0 comments |

The iron, the phone, and the fool

Tuesday, July 10, 2007

Wise Master G says:

Never iron your clothes near your mobile phone.

Please be paying attention. Here's why:

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posted by Ivan, 1:08 pm | link | 0 comments |

DIY: Wii Accessory

Monday, July 09, 2007

Welcome to the first and last DIY post. Today we're gonna teach you how to make your own Wii accessory... the useless Wii tennis racket which is suppose to authentically recreate the experience of swinging the real thing. This accessory will set you back around AUD15. So here's something that will help you save some mulahs!

Here's what ya need...

6 Elastic Bands
1 Wii-mote
1 Badminton / Tennis racket

Here's how the final product will look like... oh here's a disclaimer... if you're below 18, get your parents' permision. Also, try this at your own risk, we're not responsible injuries/damages/destructions around you or persons/things around you. ;P

Here's close up view;

If you dun have a badminton racket, use your tennis racket. I do not recommend squash racket... it's a lil' on the heavy side. heh heh!

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posted by Ivan, 1:53 pm | link | 0 comments |

Man Changes Name to Megatron

Saturday, July 07, 2007

PUNY HUMANS! THE GREAT NAVI is BACK! Look at this PUNY HUMAN who changed his NAME FROM Jason Michael Burrows to Jason MEGATRON Burrows.


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posted by Ivan, 12:33 am | link | 0 comments |

less.is.more | photography exhibition

Thursday, July 05, 2007

If I remember correctly, I promised Pamie that I'll do this... For those of you from Western Australia, there's an art exhibition/cocktail party in UniClub of Western Australia tomorrow. Here's the flyer:

Yups, 7pm 7/7/07... freaky coincidence! Here are some of her work.

Title: windfarm

Title: 5

Title: northam

If you're interested, I think the fee is $20 and oh... put on your proper cocktail attire. heh heh!

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posted by Ivan, 8:40 pm | link | 0 comments |

Emperor Nasi Goreng and the Great Wall of China

Wednesday, July 04, 2007

Take a look at the photo below. Some of you will not get it while some will start laughing immediately!

Bigpond, Telstra’s internet service provider in Australia, has been connecting its broadband services with education, with the famous and memorable Great Wall of China television commercial. Here's the commercial.

Now the photo makes sense doesn't it? haha..! Can't believe these guys actually brought the sign all the way to China.

So what would happen if the boy had access to Broadband? He’d discover that the wall was built mainly to keep out the Mongol invaders. He’d discover that Nasi Goreng is popular Malaysian/Indonesian dish. Construction of the Great Wall of China began with under the Zhou Dynsasty when vassal states each built their own walls. Under the Qin Dynasty the walls were united, a symbol of the now united China. The wall was renovated during the Ming Dynasty.

As to rabbits in China? Calcivirus was first noticed by scientists in China in 1984. The virus has since wiped out 95 % of feral rabbits in parts of China.

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posted by Ivan, 11:31 pm | link | 1 comments |

Libby's Prison Break

Tuesday, July 03, 2007

President George W. Bush spared I. Lewis Libby Jr. from prison Monday, commuting his two-and-a-half year sentence in a case connected to Washington's decision to invade Iraq. Mr. Libby was convicted of lying to federal agents investigating the leak of the name of a covert C.I.A. operative, Valerie Wilson. Mrs. Wilson’s husband, Joseph Wilson, was asked to investigate a central claim in Mr. Bush’s drive to war with Iraq — whether Iraq tried to purchase uranium from Africa. Mr. Wilson concluded that Iraq had not done that and had the temerity to share those conclusions with the American public.

It seems clear from the record that Vice President Dick Cheney organized a campaign to discredit Mr. Wilson. And Mr. Libby, who was Mr. Cheney’s chief of staff, was willing to lie to protect his boss.

Anyways... Bush's disgraceful action, announced hours after a panel of judges ruled that Libby, could not put off serving his sentence while he appealed his conviction.

"I respect the jury's verdict," Bush said in a statement. "But I have concluded that the prison sentence given to Mr. Libby is excessive."

The president's decision means that Libby, 56, no longer faces the prospect of leaving his wife and two children, in what probably would have been a matter of weeks, to report to prison.

Sheeshh... even Paris Hilton had more jail time than Libby! I reckon the writers of Prison Break should learn a thing or two from Libby! heh heh! Here's a NEW sneak preview of Prison Break: Season 3.

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posted by Ivan, 2:22 pm | link | 0 comments |

Megatron is NOT pleased!

Monday, July 02, 2007

Movie megastar, Megatron of the Transformers Movie fame went on rampage over the weekend when an inconsiderate driver took his 'parking' spot during a promotional event of the movie.

According to his agent, Megatron wasn't too pleased and DEMANDS that all humans comply to his wishes or face his wrath!

umm.. noted!

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posted by Ivan, 3:31 pm | link | 0 comments |