Tuesday, May 15, 2012

Appeal for Singaporeans to help

In the wee hours of Saturday morning (12th May 2012) in Singapore, a speeding Ferrari driver beat a red light only to crash into a taxi, causing the death of himself(Chinese national), the taxi driver(Singaporean) and the taxi passenger(Japanese tourist). 

The news was all over the social media and everybody was ranting and cursing the Ferrari driver for causing the accident.

Even as both the official and unofficial news sources publish the appeal for donations for the local Singaporean taxi driver whom was survived by his spouse and 3 teenage children, the rants went on about foreigner causing the deaths and it almost seems to me that we, Singaporeans, are xenophobic!

Friday, May 11, 2012

Portrait of your distant twin!

The blending of DNA of humans occur in such a complex permutation via each and every generation.
However, as with statistics, it is possible that a complete match of DNA can be found somewhere in the world that is exactly identical with each other and without any similarity in parentage.

Wikipedia's Entry on Population Genetics

Wednesday, May 02, 2012

Farbird's May Day Message

May Day was just over and what did your Labour Minister tell you besides echoing his superior?

Increase productivity!
More productive = More salary!
Don't be lazy or complacent! 

Besides telling you common sense that you'd already know about working, what else did he/she tell you?