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Kontroversi RA Kartini Pahlawan Wanita Hasil Rekayasa Belanda.

Posted on August 8 2013 by V V / IM

Tulisan ini tidak bermaksud mengecilkan jasa-jasa seorang R.A. Kartini yang turut membangkitkan semangat kaum wanita Indonesia untuk maju. Juga tidak merendahkan penghargaan gelar pahlawan kepada beliau oleh pemerintah. Tapi hanya ingin menyadarkan kita bahwa tidak sepenuhnya sejarah itu mutlak benar, dan apa-apa yang kita yakini kebenarannya saat ini bisa saja sebuah kekeliruan yang harus dikoreksi.Bermula […]

Best Use Of A Billboard I Have Ever Seen

Posted on August 1 2013 by Ray Flores

The lack of clean water is one of the leading causes of life-threatening conditions like diarrhea. I am completely digging the fact that these engineers tapped into a water source that was always there. This post was submitted by Ray Flores.

Paus Fransiskus: Jangan Marjinalkan Kelompok Gay

Posted on July 30 2013 by Reuters / Ervan Hardoko

Paus Fransiskus menegaskan, kelompok gay seharusnya jangan dimarjinalkan, tetapi mereka harus diintegrasikan ke dalam masyarakat. Pernyataan itu disampaikan Paus Fransiskus dalam wawancara selama 80 menit dengan para wartawan dalam pesawat terbang yang membawanya kembali ke Roma setelah melakukan kunjungan selama sepekan di Brasil. Dalam pembicaraan itu, Paus juga menegaskan dia sebagai seorang agamawan tidak memiliki […]

False memories created in mice, ‘Total Recall’ can’t be far

Posted on July 30 2013 by Tim Hornyak

It’s just a matter of time before we all have replicant companions, right? And they’ll need artificial memories like in “Blade Runner.” That’s why we should all thank the scientists at the RIKEN-MIT Center for Neural Circuit Genetics, who have managed to implant artificial memories in mice. Doing it with biological androids should be no problem. […]

Nature’s Secret Power: Ants (Video)

Posted on July 27 2013 by Gimloidzz

They have inhabited our planet for millions of years, and yet no living creature seems more alien to us. Award-winning cameraman Wolfgang Thaler and Bert Hoelldobler, a leading ant authority, bring us face-to-face with the mysterious world of these social insects. Special macro film technology introduces us into the fascinating world of ants as no […]

Nature by Numbers (video)

Posted on July 27 2013 by Usura

A movie inspired on numbers, geometry and nature, by Cristóbal Vila · Go to for more info about movie · Music by Wim Mertens – “Often a bird” from the album “Jardin Clos”, 1996 – © Usura – Published by Usura 2010 This post was submitted by Usura .

10 Negara dengan Internet Tercepat

Posted on July 26 2013 by Aditya Panji

Kebutuhan manusia atas internet terus meningkat dan diikuti oleh kebutuhan akses yang makin cepat. Jika dirata-rata, kecepatan internet global sampai pertengahan 2013 bisa mencapai 3,1Mbps atau naik 17 persen dibandingkan periode yang sama tahun lalu. Data tersebut adalah hasil penelitian lembaga riset telekomunikasi, Akamai, yang dilakukan selama periode April hingga Juni 2013. Menurut David Belson […]

Royal baby name: The history behind George Alexander Louis

Posted on July 25 2013 by Monica Sarkar

The world finally knows how to address the latest addition to the British royal family: HRH Prince George Alexander Louis of Cambridge. The baby boy is third in line to the throne, after grandfather Prince Charles and father Prince William. Here’s some of the history behind the young prince’s three names: George “George” — the front-runner […]

Indonesia All Stars Vs Chelsea Tetap Digelar di SUGBK

Posted on July 25 2013 by Ferril Dennys

JAKARTA— Laga persahabatan antara Chelsea melawan Indonesia All Stars pada Kamis (25/7/2013) tetap berlangsung di Stadion Utama Gelora Bung Karno. Kepastian itu disampaikan MyEvent selaku mantan promotor kedatangan Chelsea. “Kami sudah bertemu dan membahas masalah ini. Sampai saat ini, tidak ada tanggapan (dari BNI). Kami tidak mau persoalan ini menjadi polemik besar,” jelas Chief Operating Officer […]

6 Pesepakbola Paling “Gila” di Dunia

Posted on July 23 2013 by Haryanto Tri Wibowo

Banyak pesepakbola yang menciptakan kontroversi, baik di dalam dan luar lapangan. Namun, hanya ada beberapa yang bisa dicap sebagai pesepakbola “gila”. Siapa sajakah mereka? Berikut ini enam pesepakbola paling “gila” seperti dikutip dari Bleacher Report: 1. Maradona Legenda Argentina itu menciptakan banyak kontroversi, baik di dalam dan luar lapangan. Kontroversi yang pernah dilakukan Maradona bukan hanya […]

Bruce Lee, Big Boss Shoes and Me

Posted on July 22 2013 by

Selain feng shui, martial arts in general and Traditional Chinese Martial Art (TCMA) in particular adalah my other life long interest. In fact, sejak awal SMP saya telah menggeluti kung fu terlebih dulu, couple years after baru disusul mendalami feng shui. Era 60s and 70s adalah prime periods dimana almost everyone interested in martial art. […]

2014 Mercedes-Benz S550, your self-driving luxury suite awaits: Motoramic Drives

Posted on July 16 2013 by Brett Berk

The 2014 Mercedes-Benz S550 can drive itself. This is not hyperbole, but an indubitable fact. Buy the new flagship sedan for an as-yet undisclosed price (we can’t imagine it returning many Sacagawea coins from a $100,000 bearer bond), tick the order boxes for the $4,500 Premium 1 Package and the $2,800 Driver Assistance Package, twist the key […]

Bear Grylls on survival myths and mistakes

Posted on July 16 2013 by Bear Grylls

Bear Grylls, best known as the fearless host of “Man vs. Wild,” now hosts “Get Out Alive with Bear Grylls” Mondays on NBC. Before that, he was climbing the summit of Mount Everest and crossing the North Atlantic in an open inflatable boat. Here, in an original piece for Yahoo! Travel, he debunks dangerous survival […]

The Bejeweled Shore Of Glass Beach

Posted on July 14 2013 by All That is Interesting

Beaches usually conjure up images of roiling waves, vast expanses of sand, and an occasional seagull squawking as it combs the shoreline. Yet traipse over to Glass Beach, one of three beaches in Fort Bragg, California, and that image changes. Here, colorful beds of sea glass blanket the ground, its small, smooth “pebbles” bright as […]

Naked Swimmer Distracts Homeowner During Robbery

Posted on July 12 2013 by Elicia Dover

If a strange woman asks to swim in your pool naked, be suspicious. In Crossville, Tenn., a man and woman asked if the woman could take a skinny dip, and then the man said he was leaving to get cigarettes, according to the Crossville Police Department. But while the woman swam naked and the distracted […]

The True Story Of A Man With No Heart. Literally, No Heart (video)

Posted on July 10 2013 by Ray Flores

Look –– hospitals scare me. I feel overwhelmed and freaked out nearly every time I enter one. So I have immense respect for those in the health care field, especially the brilliant ones. These two doctors in Texas, they are onto something, special and they know it. I’m not joking; this is must-see TV. Watch […]

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