Monday, July 27, 2009

The King has returned!

Durian - the "King of Fruits" season has returned.

Staying in Perak, I however noticed the quantity of durians this year is lower compared to previous years. Perhaps the durian trees in Perak are stressful due to Perak Constitution Crisis?

As always, durian stalls mushroomed everywhere.

Interestingly, a durian stall in Damansara Uptown caught my attention.

In KL, it's common for durian stalls providing table & chairs for customers to savour durians on site.

The mentioned stall however, has this signage:

"Dijamin Makan" (Guarantee to eat)?

Either they claim their durians are purely irresistable or they will do anything to force the customers to buy & eat their durians by:
  1. Put the parang used to crack durians on your neck & say: "Makan atau mampos!"
  2. Threat you to whack your head with durians if you refuse to buy/eat.
  3. Gas you to death by burping on your face after eating durians.
Pooh killed with durians & thrown to river

Of course I hope the sign means their durians are damn good.

BTW, do you know that durians are believed to have 'erotic properties' by the Javanese to the extend they have a saying...
"Durian jatuh, sarong naik"

Damn, that's way too good...

Thursday, July 23, 2009

"Don't Politicize..."

A week ago, a Political Secretary of a Selangor's DAP Exco was found dead after assisting MACC's investigation.

His body was found on 5th floor, nine floors below where the MACC office is located.

Of course, the Oppositions reacted heavily on the death.

On the other side, a prominent figure said:

"Don’t politicize this issue."

WTF don't politicize? The dead guy IS a political figure! Of course his comrades will politicize this issue.

However, let's just leave the investigation flows.

This could be (or couldn't be) a crime scene!
We never close...

Monday, July 20, 2009

The Eagle has landed...

Exactly 40 years ago, one of the greatest history of mankind was achieved, that mankind has set their rep's foots on the Moon.

Let's keep all conspiracy theories aside OK?

The mission was Apollo 11 - launched on 16th July 1969 & carried by Saturn V Rocket. The participants were Mission Commander Neil Armstrong, Command Module Pilot Michael Collins, and Lunar Module Pilot 'Buzz' Aldrin, Jr.

Of course, the famous words by Armstrong are:

"Houston, Tranquility Base here. The Eagle has landed."


"one small step for man, one giant leap for mankind."

After finish doing their moon-things, they left this insignia:

Approximately 20 years later another guy did his moonwalk... on Earth:

Last year, Malaysia has our own... While we embraced Datuk Dr Sheikh Muszaphar as our 1st Angkasawan, the major players have their own opinion.

This pic was taken from NASA official website:

Check out the title of the crews, and most importantly - the location & design of the insignias on their shirt.

Notice anything?

No comment...

By the way, anybody realize that today is also the anniversary of Isra & Mi'raj?

Friday, July 17, 2009

Giant Sea Kelp

This is a Giant Sea Kelp (Macrocystis pyrifera).

It can be found in eastern Pacific Ocean (America) & also southern oceans (South America, South Africa & Australia). So I guess we wont see them here in Malaysia.

One fascinating fact about this kelp is that it's the fastest growing organism on earth with growth rate of two feet per day.

Damn, I could use that kind of ability on certain part of my body!

Just kidding ok, there's nothing wrong with anything on me but some good info worth sharing right?

Tuesday, July 7, 2009

One Afternoon at Pizza Hut

Last week, I went to Batu Gajah Pizza Hut Restaurant to do a favour to a friend. It was around 4pm. Actually I was on my way back to office from hospital, not 'mengular'.

Upon entering the restaurant, I was greeted with a total "silent-mode" atmosphere...

Not a single customer...

Nearly half an hour later...

I went upstairs to the washroom...

Complete bungkuih...

Last year it wasn't like that, at least there were quite number of customers.

While I feel sorry for the employees there, it also showed that the American-Israeli related product boycott campaign is quite successful.

No wonder KFC, McD & Pizza Hut nowadays have a lot of promotions & reduced their meal price.

Hopefully our next generations won't be so addicted to all those fast foods & Israeli products.

P/S: Cakap pandai, aku ada kat situ buat amende...

Sunday, July 5, 2009

Toll @ No Toll?

If you're heading towards Kuala Kangsar from Taiping you'll see this signboard in Changkat Jering.
You have the options either to go to Ipoh without Toll or with Toll.

Personally, I think this signboard is kind a honest... and stupid.

Toll or No Toll = Tolol!

Friday, July 3, 2009

An Special Entry For Nicole Tan

There's a blog called Nicole Chocoa Heaven.

The blogger is Nicole Tan, a pretty girl from Malacca.

She is quite well known in Malaysia's blogosphere & has her own column in The Star every weekends. Damn, she must be making quite some money out of those!

She traveled a lot & her blog covers them pretty well. I admit that she is one of a few bloggers that inspired me to write.

She also loves scuba diving.

All these while, I never missed reading & enjoying her entries.

But her last 2 entries titled "Muslims Conquering The World?" & "It's called seeking Balance" made me feel uncomfortable.

Many readers criticized her, but I know a blogger like her won't give a damn about them, same as she won't give a damn seeing her pics in my blog. Heh heh...

Thinking deep, I quickly realized it's neither hatred nor anger that I felt, it's pity...

Pity her, she understands Islam from wrong peoples & wrong examples.

Most importantly... pity us, Muslims for our failure to demonstrate the beauty of Islam to beautiful & talented writers like Nicole Tan (& many others out there).

However, I personally can't resist to repeat a line from the movie Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen uttered by Wheelie to Megan Fox's Mikaela:

"You're hot but you're not that bright..."