Update 8th Feb 2007: MStar online, a Malaysian tabloid, published an article on 5th Feb that claims that the crystals are actually formed from her internal fluids that hardened as they interacted with air.
Update: after a few days in observation at a hospital, she did not produce any more crystals. Is this all a hoax?
Local newspapers and TV3 reported on 25th January 2007 that Siti Suhana Saadon, 23 of Alor Gajah, Melaka has the bizarrre ability to secrete colourful, gem-like crystals or stones from her left toenail. And two of those are rather large. They are oval-shaped and hard.
Here is Siti Suhana showing the 2 biggest “gems”: Continue reading
I don’t know if palaces are also considered homes, but according to Reuters on 25th January, the world’s most expensive home cost USD155 million. That’s like, the entire yearly budget for infrastructure for Sabah! If certain houses in this state raise eyebrows with their RM8 million price tag, I don’t know what would be raised by the mere mention of this amount. Continue reading
Update 26 October 2012
Today, Sabah Community Development and Consumer Affairs Minister Datuk Azizah Dun revealed that the youngest criminal arrested in Sabah in 2012 is aged seven, involved in house break-ins.
Any guesses on the nationality of the boy?
29 January 2007
A 10-year-old foreign boy has turned out to be the mastermind of a seven-member ring involved in a spate of thefts over the past 12 months in Penampang, Sabah, Malaysia. Continue reading
The Star reported on 26th January 2007 that a Mr Wong, 34 was a college principal in Singapore who was also a pimp. He owned several colleges offering language, culinary and cooking courses. But in the evenings, he kept busy by overseeing his vice operations at his 2 nightclubs. Continue reading
As far as I can tell, its only purpose is to photograph and feature discarded mattresses. Continue reading
Despite being involved fulltime in ICT, I dislike computer games, because to me games are meant to be played “out there”. Having spent a lot of time staring at the computer screen, I can’t bear the thought of spending play time in front of the screen yet again.
But this game from Nintendo caught my eye, because its games make you lose weight via carbo activity. A guy with handle “hey_suburbia” started on Wii Sport in early December 2006 and religiously stuck to his regimen of games. 6 weeks later he had lost 9 pounds – that’s more than 4 kilos.
A compilation of footage he shot throughout the six weeks after the jump: Continue reading
How can the humble pillow be interesting?
When it’s the Horse Head Pillow. Continue reading