Daily Archives: December 19, 2007

As predicted, Lee Myung-bak wins the South Korean Presidential Election

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Lee Myung-bak, the president-elect, swept to a massive victory despite scandal allegations and a tough Grand National Party primary. He vows to improve the economy. [YONHAP]

http://joongangdaily.joins.com/article/view.asp?aid=2884145

A decade of liberal rule ended in Korea yesterday as the Grand National Party’s Lee Myung-bak scored a landslide victory by the widest margin ever in a direct presidential election. Continue reading

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“Somebody’s goin’ to get a hurt real bad…”

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You gotta see the end of this Russell Peters stand up skit…

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Korea 12th in science according to OECD

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http://joongangdaily.joins.com/article/view.asp?aid=2884046

December 18, 2007

Korea’s scientific innovation capability ranks 12th among members of the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development, a government report said yesterday. Continue reading

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Facebook, the Place People Go to Meet Other Scrabble Players

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Published: December 17, 2007

Like most fanatical Scrabble players, devotees of Scrabulous, a Scrabble-like application on Facebook, hate to be interrupted. So players are breathing easier since an upgrade last week intended to ensure that matches load more quickly.

The improvement came in response to the booming popularity of the application, which lets Facebook members to play one another online. According to the site, Scrabulous has upwards of half a million daily users. Continue reading

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Why learning another language helps you survive

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The blog equity just continues to rise with this facebook hoax

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How long is this going to last?

I thought yesterday was the meat of the traffic I was going to get from this hoax on Facebook which I obviously thought and knew was a hoax from the second I saw it. However, yesterday’s numbers of 580 views are getting eclippsed already almost by double the amount! I’m up to 1087 views with about a little less than 1/2 of a day left on the WordPress clock which measures views from one day to the next. Continue reading

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What a little hoax on facebook can do for a blog…

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Last night I get this message from a friend of mine on Facebook and it’s obviously a hoax. It has typos, it is signed off by Mark Zuckerberg (which would much more professional) and the idea of it is simply stupid — the notion that we would be booted off Facebook for not actively using the site in 2 weeks. I decide to post it here & tell my feelings about it — which are still true 16 hours later: it was a STUPID (and I capitalize each letter for a big reason) hoax! There is so much time wasted including mine since spending the hour or so now that I’ve spent on it based on something some person decided to get MANY people to waste their time on. Continue reading

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