Category: Digest

Xi Changes History or Tampers it

Economist 2015 Auguest Issue has a cover story of Xi. The title is Xi’s history lessons The sub-title is The communist Party is plundering history to justify its present-day ambitions. 历史就是一个任人打扮的小姑娘 History is just a little girl. If you want, you can dress up her as you like. [...]
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Basic Construction Terms

Balloon Framed Wall – Framed walls (generally over 10′ tall) that run the entire vertical length from the floor sill plate to the roof. This is done to eliminate the need for a gable end truss. Baluster – Vertical member in a railing used between a top rail and [...]
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Important Passport Tips for Canadians

First of all, the passport remains the exclusive property of the Government of Canada and the person is allowed to use it. Safekeeping As the custodian of this passport, it is your responsibility to keep it in a safe place at all times. If issued to a child, it [...]
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What is exFAT

Saw a new type of disk format, exFAT. I am only knowing FAT, FAT32, NTFS, and some others for Linux operation system. Today, when I try to format a microSD card, it has a new option, exFAT. What is exFAT?   File size limit is now 16 exabytes. Format [...]
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Men’s Health

Men often neglect their health and well-being due to a lack of awareness, poor health education, or behaviour patterns in their work and personal lives. Men have a reputation for avoiding the doctor, especially when the visit may involve sensitive issues. However, regualr check-ups are a must. They can [...]
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The Interview: AI WEIWEI

It is published on Playboy, South Africa edition, June issue. A candid conversation with the Chinese dissident about being Beijing’s top target, using Twitter against oppression, and how Nancy Pelosi betrayed him. It is ten page interview. A lot of information there. It is worth to read it and [...]
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The Connoisseur’s Guide to Meat

Last week, I bought a book at Sears store. The name as title is everything you want to know about meat. It covers Beef, Pork, and Lamb. More than 250 pages.  In my family, we all love meat. I just read very beginning of this book. It shows me [...]
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