Monthly Archives: December 2013

Yasukuni Shrine

This is not a shrine like any others you’ve known where people worship gods that don’t exist. This is a shrine where people worship real historical figures, including the Japanese war criminals of World War II. A common comparison is … Continue reading

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Canadian Winter

The water cold beneath the calm Atop the ice that breaks, That sinks its preys into its palm Of death so deep it aches. The winter sun to rise at dawn, With wind, on hills, in snow, Reveals a beam … Continue reading

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Who Is Terrafugia?

Terrafugia is the best flying car manufacturer in the world. Wait, let me rephrase. Terrafugia is the ONLY flying car manufacturer in the world. At $279,000 each, it is quite a bargain given its capability to fly at great efficiency, … Continue reading

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Driverless Cars

While flying cars are not getting the attention they deserve and appear to most as gadgets of distant future, driverless cars are receiving flashing headlines everywhere in the world. They feel so real to us now, but are they? Well, … Continue reading

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The Nationalists

I hate history, so I am going to keep it short. The late dynasty of Qing was way too corrupt to bear with and a small group of all-scholar team started a revolution and succeeded in 1911. The former China … Continue reading

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A People-First America

Why is the U.S.A. so unprecedentedly powerful in the world, with a quarter of world GDP and one half of world military budget? The list goes on and on. You can replicate the Japanese experience but never the American experience. … Continue reading

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Flying Cars

They are actually crawling planes. The challenge of a flying car is not about flying but fitting into typical garages and city lanes. Quantity matters. Safety matters. No one will be allowed to fly in urban zones, industrial zones, military … Continue reading

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