Archive for the 'English Corner' Category

IM Ireland- England 2013 Tour : Day 5 :Cotswold

Posted on August 29 2013 by Stacey Irawan / IM

Since I wasn’t able to enjoy some of the natural spring baths they still offer to visitors in Bath, I felt obligated to run myself a bath that morning in the hotel room. I think I managed to equal the sense of majesty and opulence within the confines of the tub. After all, the wall paper […]

Dental Implant Seminar

Posted on August 29 2013 by Stacey Irawan / IM

A Dental Implant Seminar was held in Glendora, CA in the Indonesia Media Hall on Thursday, August 19, to educate dentists on the process and equipment used for implants.   Dr. Shervin Molayem DDS, a graduate from UCLA who specialized in Periodontics and Implant Surgery at USC and who then went on to lecture internationally, was the night’s speaker. After […]

The $10MILLION cat in the hat: Meet Tama (video)

Posted on August 29 2013 by Daily Mail / IM

The $10MILLION cat in the hat: Meet Tama the feline station master who helped save Japanese railway from bankruptcy          The station master in a small Japanese town knows little about trains and is more interested in naps and treats than in schedules, which is not surprising because she is a cat. […]

Medan Murders Most Foul, and With Relish (part4)

Posted on August 28 2013 by Benedict R Anderson / Im

PAGE 4 / PART 4 Nonetheless, we can surmise that they had their disappointments. One of these must have been lack of official and national recognition for their role in the massacres, the one moment in their otherwise humdrum criminal lives where they could imagine themselves as among the saviors of their country. The problem […]

Good camera, great internet but poor speaker

Posted on August 28 2013 by Daily Mail / IM

Good camera, great internet but poor speaker: What real people – and not just the geeks – think of Google Glass Google held a contest to find 10,000 people to try out the company’s new Google Glass Users loved the voice-activated camera feature Those trying Glass said the major problem with the device is its […]

iPhone 5S could be a THIRD faster than the current model

Posted on August 27 2013 by Daily Mail / IM

iPhone 5S could be a THIRD faster than the current model thanks to a speedier A7 chip, rumours suggest According to a TV anchor, the iPhone 5S will include a fast 64-bit A7 processor that would make the phone noticeably faster than the iPhone 5 The chip would give the phone better performance per watt […]

Did Richard Nixon get drunk after famous 1973 Watergate speech? (video)

Posted on August 26 2013 by Daily Mail / IM

Did Richard Nixon get drunk after famous 1973 Watergate speech? Ronald Reagan’s call to embattled president reveals rambling words and slurring speech revealed on newly-released tapes The tapes include intimate discussions between President Richard Nixon, his aides and his colleagues in politics regarding the Watergate scandal He defiantly declares to Kissinger that he will not […]

Medan Murders Most Foul, and With Relish Part 3

Posted on August 26 2013 by Benedict R Anderson / IM

PAGE 3 / PART 3 North Sumatra was a natural zone for successful recruiting by a reborn PKI, which had been suppressed by the Dutch after the failed uprisings of 1926-27 and later by the Japanese military. The single most militant organization there in the 1950s was the Sarekat Buruh Perkebunan Indonesia, or Sarbupri, a […]

Donald Trump sued for $40 million over ‘phony’ university

Posted on August 25 2013 by Daily Mail / IM

Donald Trump sued for $40 million over ‘phony’ university that ‘falsely’ promised to make students rich Attorney General Eric Schneiderman has accused university of encouraging students to pay for expensive, useless seminars Students paid as much as $35,000 to attend the university Trump has claimed that the suit is politically motivated New York’s attorney general […]

Indonesia to ban poisonous paint

Posted on August 24 2013 by Al Jazeera’s Step Vaessen / IM

Paint made with lead, which affects the brain development of children, will be removed from the shelves in 2015.   In Indonesia poisonous leaded paint is still widely used, despite proven health risks. A recent survey showed that more than 75 percent of paint used for decorating contains some of the highest rates of lead […]

Indonesians outraged over virginity tests

Posted on August 23 2013 by Al jazeera / IM

Education chief in Indonesian city faces anger after proposing virginity tests for students entering high school. A proposal by an education official on Indonesia’s Sumatra Island requiring female senior high school students to undergo virginity tests has been met with public outrage. Indonesian officials on Tuesday dismissed the proposal as excessive and unethical, with the […]

Why lobster is still the priciest item on the menu. .

Posted on August 22 2013 by Daily Mail / IM

Why lobster is still the priciest item on the menu. . . even though the cost has actually DROPPED to just $2.20 a pound Thanks to an abundant harvest this year, the cost of lobster has dropped to just $2.20 per pound, as compared to $6.00 in 2005 – so why have restaurants kept the price […]

Man, 21, abducted by child traffickers 19 years ago is reunited with his family

Posted on August 21 2013 by Daily Mail / IM

Man, 21, abducted by child traffickers 19 years ago is reunited with his family after routine DNA test reveals his true past Xiao Ji was kidnapped on streets of Guangzhou, China as a toddler But his parents kept looking for him and police matched their DNA to his Now he says he wants to stay […]

Islamist militants slaughter 25 Egyptian policemen in Sinai

Posted on August 20 2013 by Al jazeera / IM

Islamist militants slaughter 25 Egyptian policemen in Sinai ambush as fears grow over Irish family arrested and held in notorious Tora jail Militants ambushed police vans in Sinai and killed officers execution-style Ibrihim Halawa, 17, is being beaten in Tora prison, according to his sister Situation volatile as it emerges Hosni Mubarak could leave jail […]

Medan Murders Most Foul, and With Relish Part 2

Posted on August 20 2013 by Benedict R Anderson / IM

PAGE 2 / PART 2 Generally speaking, the collapse of the currency helped to create a pervasive atmosphere of fear, uncertainty and anger. These tendencies help to explain why the largest and worst massacres took place in the country’s villages, where land was most seriously contested and the big-party mass organizations were most active. The […]

Computer expert hacks into Mark Zuckerberg’s Facebook (video)

Posted on August 19 2013 by Daily Mail / IM

Computer expert hacks into Mark Zuckerberg’s Facebook page to expose the site’s vulnerability after his security warnings were dismissed (…they’re taking it seriously now though) Palestinian hacker Khalil Shreateh discovered a glitch that allows anyone to post to a stranger’s Facebook wall After Facebook ignored a report of the bug Shreateh sent, the hacker posted […]

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