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REVIEW: Do not go to this ENT doctor – Dr. Koh Tat Ngee (ENT)

It's always more pleasant to recommend someone than to **not recommend** someone. But today, it is my duty to let others know about this unpleasant doctor so that they vote their dollars on a more worthy experience. I recently visited Gleneagles Kuala Lumpur Medical Center for an ear infection. Dr. Koh Tat Ngee was the only doctor available, the others were fully booked for the next two weeks. NOT ...

Do not buy a Promize mattress – Scam alert

Warning! This is going to be a grumpy post, because I'm tired of not sleeping well. I bought a Promize queen size spring mattress a month ago. Very comfortable (before purchase only), and at a promotion. SERIOUSLY, DO NOT BUY A PROMIZE MATTRESS, you will feel the springs after a week or so, then it's just unbearable, your 350/400RM will have gone to waste because it's not sleep-friendly anymore. How ironic ...

11 Tips Before Hiring Stand-up Comedians

Here is advice for people who want to hire a stand-up comedian for a corporate or private event. Free? Get out of my face: If you want this for free, unless you're a good friend or the comedian owes you, fuck you very much. Do I ask you to do my accounting, saying "But it will give a platform to express your skills"? Next! Art is not a commodity: If ...

[Stand-up Comedy] Plagiarism: From theft, to subconscious near-plagiarism

This is a sensitive issue for many comedians, and I find it exciting to talk openly about taboos. A lot of comedians get very uncomfortable with this subject. Admitting you have been concerned by anything in the line plagiarism is like being a parent of several children and having to answer which one is your favorite. There's definitely one, but it's just seems wrong to admit so. So ...

Comedy: 30 stages and 7 Big Mistakes

DISCLAIMER: Warning, taboo subjects and swear words are found in large amounts in this article. They include self-criticism, criticism of others, talking publicly about one's own reputation and reputation strategy, as well as various derivations of "fuck", "sucking balls", "bitch" and "dammit". You're warned. Here I am, watching my latest set, scanning for the giggles of a tiny crowd, after a long and very insightful conversation with Kavin, a ...

Solution to Folders disappearing from Places in Mac OS Sidebar

Network Folders, or folders pointing to external drive always disappear in Mac OS X. It is a big problem when the shortcuts in Places don't stay in the Places Sidebar on Mac OS X. This can be very frustrating because you use these shortcuts to be more efficient but every time you take the drive off you're signing for spending minutes recreating your shortcuts again. A NIGHTMARE. HERE IS ...

Aerial Photography Using Paramotor. Verdict? POSSIBLE.

My friend and paramotoring instructor James Gibbs worked around May to June 2011 in contributing to produce a documentary called Shoot For The Sky in Sabah. It was aired on Bio Channel Asia from February 25th to March 6th, 2012. The whole point of the documentary was to experiment aerial photography from a paramotor, the cheapest form of powered aircraft. It is extremely relevant to do so, because usually a ...

How to Make a Paypal Link NOT Button

In some website designs Paypal buttons are just really inconvenient because the HTML code is a FORM, not always practical to integrate with CSS or other clickable things. So in many cases, you will prefer to use a standard link in <a> tag. Paypal doesn't offer than by default by there's a way : Create a button, and save it : Merchant Services, you will find. Once saved, go in : My ...

On the Vital Importance of Micro-Testing Business Ideas

I wish that from the start, before starting any business, that I knew the secret of how start-ups successfully become big companies. Of course there are several steps in this process but I want to focus here on where 90% all die: I'll call it start-up pregnancy, right from the start. In French, we refer to launching a start-up saying "Je me lance", which means to throw oneself. And ...

Reasons to Start-up (or not) at Your Parents House

In Europe and many parts of the "westernized" world, people usually have a negative view of the young (or not) adult who's still living with his parents. They'd be perceived as a bummer that just can't get a job like everyone else and still relies on their parents to survive. It's partly true for the entrepreneur profile; clearly, an entrepreneur at his parents house doesn't want to get ...

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