Global Awareness: Kony 2012

With the powers of social media, news can spread to millions with a simple click of a mouse. Many of you may have already seen this, but if not, please watch this video created by Invisible Children titled Kony 2012. For those of you who don’t really know too much about this, I’ll try to explain what I know this in a simplified way, especially … Continue reading Global Awareness: Kony 2012

Current Events: A World of Hate

Can you believe it? The end of October is drawing near and in no time, the end of the year will be approaching. The older we get, the faster time seems to fly. The big day is coming near! I’m casting in my vote for the 2008 presidential election! o geez! Let’s hope our country can gain back its legitimacy. Well with that I’d like … Continue reading Current Events: A World of Hate

Current Events: Sichuan Earthquake

UPDATE: May 16, 2008 Myanmar: Myanmar cyclone death toll nearly 78,000 “The cyclone’s official death toll has nearly doubled to almost 78,000 and another 56,000 people remain missing two weeks after the devastating storm, state television reported Friday.” The Red Cross fears the toll may be as high as 128,000; the U.N. estimates more than 100,000 died. The U.N. estimates some 1.5 million to 2.5 … Continue reading Current Events: Sichuan Earthquake

A jumbo of stuff

Since I don’t feel like writing 3 separate blogs, I will combine these 3 completely different topics into 1: 1. I’ve told several people this after didi informed me about it! So my apologies for being repetitive but here is some news: Fox News: Yale Student Insists ‘Abortion Art’ Project is Real, Despite University’s Claims of ‘Creative Fictions’ A Yale University student who touched off … Continue reading A jumbo of stuff

Current Events: Lunar Eclipse 2008

I’m a fanatic when it comes to the solar system, so this is quite exciting! Please be on alert! On Wednesday, February 20th, 2008, starting at 5:43 PM PST, there will be a Lunar Eclipse! Check this website by clicking >Here< for further details. I’m very-much-so looking forward to this =) I can’t think of any other place but home to be at for a … Continue reading Current Events: Lunar Eclipse 2008

Current Events: China’s Pollution

It’s been awhile since I have done a blog in relevance to current events, so here we go! Below is data from 2004 (link). Rank Country Annual CO2 emissions in thousands of metric tons Percentage of total emissions[4] – World 27,245,758 100.0 % 1 United States [5] 6,049,435 22.2 % 2 China 5,010,170 18.4 % – European Union 3,115,125 11.4 % 3 Russia 1,524,993 5.6 … Continue reading Current Events: China’s Pollution