The things that interest me…why not share it to the world???

Monday, December 1, 2008

Rock Music and How It is Related to Rebellion

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The "Death" Conversation

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Sunday, November 30, 2008

Wednesday, November 26, 2008

Sunday, November 16, 2008

私の事について。。。 About Me (日本語 Version)

Can you read in Japanese? Well, I just hope you can 'cause after this "intro" statement, everything will be in Kanji and Kana characters. Don't you dare attempt to read this if you're not that proficient in Japanese, eh. You might get a nosebleed! Haha!

The language transition starts here...

こんにちは!!!

私は、ホヴェン・ザルロッドと申します。あだ名はザルで、日本名は砂です。1990年4月29日にダバオ市で、私は生まれました。ですから、今はもう18歳です。

家族と一緒にラサンという場所に住んでいます。私の家族は、両親と兄と弟の五人家族です。父と母は公務員で、兄はウェブサイトディベロッパーで、弟はまだ高校四年生です。一方で、私は大学生です。

今まで、ミンダナオ国際大学で日本語を勉強しています。もう日本学科三年生です。三年生として、日本語の授業がとても難しくなっているので、いつも成績について悩んでいます。先学期、成績が大幅に下がりました。それなので、今学期は一生懸命勉強しようと思っています。

ところで、初めは、MKDで勉強をしようと決めた特定の理由がありませんでした。しかし、時間がすぎるにつれて、日本人と仲良くしたいので、MKDで日本語を勉強しようと決めたということが分かるようになりました。他の理由は日本語の曲を作りたいからです。

曲を作ることが私の趣味です。それはさておき、歌を歌うことと踊ることに興味を持っています。なぜなら子供の時から、いつか演奏者になるという将来の夢があるからです。私はエミネムとブリトニースピアーズのようにとても有名になりたいです。その二人は好きな演奏者です。

「好き」と言えば、好きなものと嫌いなものがたくさんあります。例えば、アドボとフレンチフライスが好きな食べ物ですが、オクラという野菜が嫌いです。そして、好きな音楽はR&Bとポップですが、ヘビーメタルが嫌いです。さらに、私にとって「きれい」の漢字が面白いと思うので、好きな言葉は「奇麗」です。その一方で、嫌いな言葉がありません。最後には、オプラ・ウィンフリーが好きな有名人です。どうしてかというと、オプラは上手なトークショーホストだからです。そして、本当に気前が良くて、他の人を尊敬しているからです。お母さんのようにオプラを尊敬します。私として、他の人を尊敬する人しか私は尊敬しません。

。。。以上です。。。

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Thursday, November 6, 2008

Tuesday, November 4, 2008

Wednesday, October 15, 2008

The Latest from Zenni Optical

Ladies and fellas! The infamous online store that sells chic prescription eyeglasses from an affordable amount of $8 has got more to offer only just for you!

Zenni Optical, known for its huge collection of frames, with single vision lens, sunsensor lens, tinted sunglasses lens, bifocal lens and progressive lens, is now selling a new set of frames that will surely benefit the “optically challenged” and the “fashion-inclined” individuals in town. Below are some of their models that I personally love and want to purchase one of these days.

Do you love it, too? Well, if you do, then why not grab one for your own good and satisfaction? It is reasonably priced yet, you still got a high quality eye gear! Now, that’s a great offer!

Because of its affordability and quality, Zenni Optical has been positively acclaimed by Fox News TV, and just recently, by the renowned U.S. talk radio host of the nationally syndicated consumer advocate program The Clark Howard Show. Zenni Optical’s secret to low prices is that they sell only their own manufactured frames direct to the customer. It just means no middlemen and virtually no advertising budget included in the scheme.


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Sunday, October 12, 2008

Monday, September 22, 2008

My Top 15 Disney Movie Favorites and ScreenLife Games' Disney Bingo DVD

You see, I am an individual who grew up watching Disney movies such as Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs and Pinocchio. Movies like these are worth watching over and over again. Because of that, I decided to list my top 15 favorite Disney movies…just so if you want to know them. Here it is.

  1. The Lion King
  2. Beauty and the Beast
  3. Mulan
  4. Tarzan
  5. Dumbo
  6. Alice in Wonderland
  7. Pinocchio
  8. Finding Nemo
  9. Dinosaur
  10. Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs
  11. Aladdin
  12. A Bug’s Life
  13. Cinderella
  14. 101 Dalmatians
  15. Toy Story
I’m pretty sure you do have your personal top 15 Disney movie favorites. How about giving me your top 5? Let’s see if your faves match mine.

And oh, wonder why I talked about my favorite Disney movies? It’s just because I found this new awesome product that may hook you the way it had hooked me. It’s ScreenLife Games’ Disney Bingo DVD!




Disney Bingo DVD is actually a game DVD that provides a modern twist on an old favorite. Through this, it lets kids be acquainted with numbers, colors, and matching skills with their favorite Disney characters and movie clips. The game is easy…just match the numbers on the board to the ones given by the on-screen caller. That’s it and you’ll guarantee to experience 100% fun!

I personally love this product for it highly focuses on my top 15 favorites.

Hey, why don’t you grab a copy of it then? Just go to Amazon.com or Drugstore.com to order this magnificent DVD!

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Sunday, September 21, 2008

Saturday, September 20, 2008

Monday, September 8, 2008

Sunday, August 31, 2008

Palin for Vice-President, Obama for President!!!

Well, it seems like McCain has already chosen his running mate. Palin, a woman politician shall become the opponent of Biden in the upcoming U.S. Vice-Presidential Elections.

Hmmm...even though I like Obama very much, I think I'll be better off with Palin than Biden. I think the United States' politics should open up now and give opportunities to women leaders. Let's support Palin! And Obama, too!

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Saturday, August 30, 2008

A Review of Visual Talking from a Visual Talking User

Visual Talking is one of the few websites I've seen on the internet that offer such very unique and interesting features. Wonder why I said that way? You'll find out the moment you scan my review below.

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Wednesday, August 27, 2008

I'm Not Obsessed with Paid Online Services.

Many people nowadays have become more dependent on paid online services such as online shopping, webhosting and blogging services, and communication services. I'm so glad I'm not one of them...so far...

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Visual Talking: A Spatial Messaging Website

Hey, my fellow bloggers and net users! I just want to inform to you that I've just a found a website (through dNeero) with unique features that you might like to try. The site's name is VisualTalking.com. VisualTalking.com specializes on what I call as spatial messaging. It allows you to express your feelings, ideas and reactions through images of your choice. Cool, isn't it?

Well, to guide you, you may spend time reading my personal review below about it.

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Tuesday, August 26, 2008

Eat Healthier, Not Cheaper: My Standpoint

Do we have the same stand with regards to healthy diet, healthy foods and junk foods? Check it out!

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Monday, August 25, 2008

The Legendary Swimmer Michael Phelps

This next post is about a dNeero survey I've answered a while ago about the legendary American Olympic swimmer Michael Phelps. To those who haven't known him, he's an athlete who grabbed the most number of gold medals in the conduct of the 2008 Summer Olympics held at Beijing, China.

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My Point of View about the Obama-Biden Ticket

Another survey from dNeero! This time, it's all about the U.S. Presidential Elections (specifically, the Obama-Biden ticket issue). Oh, this website has really hooked me to death lately.

Feel free to view my answers!

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Sunday, August 24, 2008

I'm Back!...After That Quite Long Hiatus

Oh my God! How I missed creating posts here on my blog. I'm so glad that I did get enough time to do some updates right now. It seems like really ought to do this or else, VJ Czar World's Alexa rank and income generation capability will dramatically fall down.

Well, let's just get down to business. Here's my latest post! It's a survey I've answered on dNeero.com. It's kind of cool that I can put my answers here. Why don't you try it yourself?


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Saturday, June 21, 2008

Close Your Eyes and Pose

June 15, 2008-June 21, 2008

MATTHEW McCONAUGHEY

“Feeling the Ocean”

CAMERON DIAZ

“Thin Lips + Big Mouth = Perfect Shot”

OPRAH WINFREY

“Oprah’s Best”

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VJ Czar World Announcement: Some Features Will Be Temporarily Suspended

I hate to do this but, I guess this seems to be the right way...

Starting today up to an uncertain time, I won't be making any usual updates on some (actually half) of the features of VJ Czar World. These features are the following:
  • Natural Wonder of the Week
  • Organism of the Week
  • YouTube Videos of the Week
  • Did You Know?
*Sigh*... Projects, assignments and appointments have been so many lately, and I don't think it's going to end sooner or later. Indeed, being a third year college student deprives you to do things you really like and love. I've got no choice but to change my long-established routine into something that focuses more on my studies. Duh, what a step to take to have a much "brighter future".

BTW, I might update those features if ever I have free time. Yet, having free time is way too impossible this time. Hehe.

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Alicia Keys: Tell You Something (Nana's Reprise)

June 15, 2008-June 21, 2008

Genre: R&B, Soul

Mood: Enlightened, determined, confident to do long desired things

May be dedicated to: To you and to someone who doesn’t know you have love for him/her

“Tell You Something (Nana’s Reprise)” is a song performed by Alicia Keys. It is the thirteenth track of her certified 3x platinum third studio album “As I Am”.

Written and composed by Kerry Brothers, Jr. (co-composer of Keys’ smash hits “No One” and “Diary”), Noel Stevenson, Paul Green, Steve Mostyn, Ron Haney and Alicia Keys herself, the song is all about seizing the moment to express love to somebody.

Rumor has it that it maybe released as a single in the near future. However, there is a great possibility that it may not because of the existence of much more potential tracks such as “Superwoman”.




Get so caught up everyday

Tryna keep it all together

While the time, it slips away

See, I know nothing last forever


Imagine there was no tomorrow

Imagine that I couldn't see your face

There’d be no limit to my sorrow

So all I can say


I wanna tell you something, give you something, show you in so many ways

'Cause it would all mean nothing if I don't say something before it all goes away

Don't wanna wait to bring you flowers, waste another hour, let alone another day

I'm gonna tell you something, show you something, won't wait ‘til it's too late


I can't wait, I can't wait, I won't wait, I don't wanna wait

I can't wait, I can't wait, I won't wait, I don't wanna wait


Just a simple conversation

Just a moment is all it takes

I wanna be there just to listen (I wanna be here)

And I don't wanna hesitate


Imagine there was no tomorrow

Imagine that I couldn't see your face

There’d be no limit to my sorrow

'Cause there is nothing that could fill that space


I wanted to put it off for too long

I didn't say all that I had to say

I wanna take the time and right the wrong

Before we get to that place


I wanna tell you something, give you something, show you in so many ways

'Cause it would all mean nothing if I don't say something before it all goes away

Don't wanna wait to bring you flowers, waste another hour, let alone another day

I'm gonna tell you something, show you something, won't wait ‘til it's too late


Just lean on my shoulder

It's not over ‘til it's over

Don't worry ‘bout it cause I'm gonna

Make sure I’m a get stronger, yeah


I don't wanna wait until the storm and something’s wrong, and now you're gone

And I can't find you


I wanna tell you something, give you something, show you in so many ways

'Cause it would all mean nothing if I don't say something before it all goes away

Don't wanna wait to bring you flowers, waste another hour, let alone another day

I'm gonna tell you something, show you something, won't wait ‘til it's too late


I wanna tell you something, give you something, show you in so many ways

'Cause it would all mean nothing if I don't say something before it all goes away

Don't wanna wait to bring you flowers, waste another hour, let alone another day

I'm gonna tell you something, show you something, won't wait ‘til it's too late


I can't wait, I can't wait, I won't wait, I don't wanna wait

I can't wait, I can't wait, I won't wait, I don't wanna wait

I can't wait, I can't wait, I won't wait, I don't wanna wait

I can't wait, I can't wait, I won't wait, I don't wanna wait

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Wednesday, June 18, 2008

To All Bloggers: SocialSpark Has Just Been Born

Hello, my fellow bloggers. I just want y’all to know that a new social media marketing, blog marketing and blog advertising website has just been born. The name’s SocialSpark.

SocialSpark is the best place for your blog to be exposed to a number of advertisers and bloggers as well. It is a site where you can make friends, make your blog/s popular, take tons of opportunities, join contests and most especially, gain lots and lots of bucks. Interesting, isn’t it?

As early as April, I signed in as a member and up to now, I'm still on track and keep on grabbing opportunities that would monetize my blog. Here’s my profile’s URL—http://socialspark.com/bloggers/vjczar.

So far, I still got few friends. If you’re willing to be one, just befriend me and I’ll accept you in no time. The more friends we have, the more chances of earning money!

With its unique marketing approach to both bloggers and advertisers, SocialSpark, with a doubt will emerge to be the best among its competitors very soon!

I just hope that there will be more opportunities available for new blogs just like mine.

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Tuesday, June 17, 2008

機会 (kikai) = chance, opportunity

June 15, 2008- June 21, 2008

Japanese Word: 機会

Hiragana Equivalent: きかい

Pronunciation: kikai

Meaning/s: chance, opportunity

More information about 機会: Independently, the Kanji character (pronounced as ki) is used to signify the word “machine”, “chance”, “opportunity” or “aircraft”. It may be also pronounced as hata which means “loom”. On the other hand, (pronounced as kai) means “meeting”, “assembly”, “party”, “association” and “club”. It may also be pronounced as e, carrying the meaning “understanding”.

Here are the correct stroke sequences in writing the Kanji form of きかい.

Here are some of the sentences that use 機会.

  • あらゆる機会を利用しなさい。 = Avail yourself of every opportunity.
    • あらゆる = arayuru = every
    • 機会 (きかい) = kikai = opportunity
    • を = wo (object indicator particle)
    • 利用しなさい (りようしなさい) = riyō shinasai = avail/utilize (imperative manner)
  • この機会を必ず利用すべきだ。 = You should avail this opportunity without fail.
    • この = kono = this (noun modifier form)
    • 機会 (きかい) = kikai = opportunity
    • を = wo (object indicator particle)
    • 必ず (かならず) = kanarazu = without fail
    • 利用するべき (りようするべき) = riyō suru beki = should avail/utilize
    • だ = da = are
  • これはあなたには唯一の機会である。 = This is your only chance.
    • これ = kore = this
    • は = wa (topic indicator particle)
    • あなた = anata = you
    • に = ni (location of person, thing or short-term action indicator particle)
    • は = wa (topic indicator particle)
    • 唯一 (ゆいつ) = yuitsu = only
    • の = no (verb and adjective nominalizer or possession indicator particle)
    • 機会 (きかい) = kikai = chance
    • で = de (by means of particle)
    • ある = aru = to have
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Saturday, June 14, 2008

Organs in the Human Body: The Heaviest, The Smallest, The Most Complex

June 8, 2008-June 14, 2008

The liver is the heaviest organ in the human body. Its average weight is between 1.4 to 1.6 kilograms or 3.1 to 3.5 pounds. It is also the largest internal organ and the largest gland in the human body.

The smallest organ in the human body is believed to be the pineal gland. It is an endocrine gland found within the brain. Its normal size is comparable to the size of a pea (about 8 millimeters only) The pineal gland is also known as epiphysis cerebri, epiphysis or pineal body.

The most complex organ in the human body is obviously, the brain. The brain is the control system of the central nervous system (CNS) which is responsible for behavior. It produces our every thought, action, feeling, memory and experience of the world. Approximately one hundred billion nerve cells or neurons with complex patterns of connectivity compose the brain.

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Charice Pempengco's International Stardom

June 8, 2008-June 14, 2008

This week’s “YouTube Videos of the Week” has something to do with my kababayan named Charice Pempengco. Do you have any idea about this girl? If you don’t, it’s a pretty shame on you. How come you don’t? She’s one of the hottest icons to date on YouTube.com, you know. You’ll be missing one-third of your life without knowing her. I guess you better read her simple biography I’ve provided below. The world has just done it. :)

Charice Pempengco, popularly known by her stage name Charice, is a 16-year old Filipina singer who rose to fame through her jaw-dropping performances posted on YouTube. She was born in Cabuyao, in the province of Laguna, Philippines.

At age four, Charice was noticed by her parents to have a powerful voice. Shortly thereafter, she underwent voice lessons. Charice’ singing career began when she reached the age of seven. At her young age, she was already exposed to several local singing contests and later, to competitions airing on national TV such as the defunct Birit Bulilit (IBC), Batang Kampeon (RPN), Bulilit Popstar (GMA) and Junior Star Quest (ABS-CBN). Little Big Star (ABS-CBN), the last contest she joined in only awarded her third place

Charice decided to take a break in music after the dissatisfying result of her last performance. However, a surprising moment came to her when some stranger posted her videos and YouTube and caught the attention of the Swedish record company Ten Songs Production. Last June 2007, she flew to Stockholm to record seven songs to be released digitally.

Since then, Charice’ international popularity skyrocketed. She was then invited by some world’s most famous talk shows and concerts including The Ellen DeGeneres Show, Oprah and David Foster and Friends.

Currently, she’s into negotiations with leading music industry executive Clive Davis for a record deal and contract. Davis was responsible for the success of Alicia Keys and Kelly Clarkson.

If you haven’t seen any of the awesome performances of Charice Pempengco, I’ve embedded my top 3 favorites exclusively for you.

Video #1: This video is a footage of Charice’ first performance on Star King, a famous talent show airing in South Korea, last October 2007. This was her very first international exposure and the one that paved the way to several appearances and offers. Here, Charice performed Jennifer Holliday’s "And I Am Telling You I'm Not Going".

Video #2: This next video was taken from the December 19, 2007 episode of The Ellen DeGeneres Show. Here, Charice showcased her talent in singing "And I Am Telling You I'm Not Going" and Whitney Houston’s "I Will Always Love You". She earned her first standing ovation from the American audience after her performance.

Note: The interview before her performance was a bit funny. But hey, that’s not the talent she’s supposed to show. Never mind that!

Video #3: This last video was taken from Oprah’s May 12, 2008 episode entitled “World’s Smartest Kids”. Here, Charice performed Whitney Houston’s “I Have Nothing”. Just like what happened on Ellen, she received a standing ovation from the audience as well as from Oprah Winfrey herself.

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Moringa (Malunggay)

June 8, 2008-June 14, 2008

Scientifically known as Moringa oleifera, malunggay is a commonly cultivated vegetable tree with a number of medical, nutritional and economic uses. It grows chiefly in semiarid and tropical regions such as Africa, Sri Lanka, Middle East, South and Central America, Mexico, the Philippines, India and the foothills of the Himalayas. It can also grow in coastal areas wherein soil is of poor quality. Additionally, it is a fast-growing and drought-resistant tree.

Moringa is highly regarded in some parts of the world as a very useful plant. Almost all of its parts have certain beneficial properties. The leaves of moringa, is commonly used in cooking or as food for livestock. According to the Bureau of Plant Industry of the Philippine government, weight per weight, moringa's leaves have calcium equivalent to four glasses of milk, vitamin C equaling seven oranges, potassium of three bananas, thrice the iron of spinach, four times the vitamin A in carrots and twice the protein in milk. On the other hand, its immature green pods (also called “drumsticks”), seeds and flowers are also cooked and consumed. The roots are then used as a condiment yet, it is being discouraged by nutritionists for it contains spirochin, a potentially fatal alkaloid that paralyzes the nerves.

Aside from culinary purposes, moringa is also well-recognized medically. In India, its leaves are used in Siddha medicine. It is believed to have a capacity in treating erectile dysfunction in men and prolonging sexual activity in women. It is then used to cure open wounds. Other parts of moringa such as its bark, sap, roots, seeds, oil and flowers are also used in traditional medicine for treating rheumatism, venomous bites and other sorts of conditions.

Commercially, moringa is a raw material for producing the so-called ben oil. This oil can be used in cooking, cosmetics and lubrication. Various parts of moringa are also used as a fertilizer or flocculent for water purification or desalination of ocean saltwater. It is then recently discovered that moringa can become an alternative fuel source for it can be produced as a bio-fuel.

The propagation of moringa is encouraged by a number of countries to solve the problems of malnutrition and food scarcity.

Top 3 Moringa (Malunggay) Snapshots

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Wednesday, June 11, 2008

Undeniably Expressive

June 8, 2008-June 14, 2008

JUDE LAW

“Ssshhhhut Up!!

MILEY CYRUS

“What’s Up Doc?”

ANGELA BASSETT

“Awww…I’m So Freakin’ Awed”

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Tuesday, June 10, 2008

The Sundarbans, Bangladesh

June 8, 2008-June 14, 2008

The Sundarbans is a mangrove forest found at the delta of the Ganges, Brahmaputra and Meghna rivers on the Bay of Bengal. Together with the neighboring Sundarbans National Park in West Bengal, India, it is the largest single block of tidal mangrove forest in the world. The Sundarbans’ area is approximately 6,000 square kilometers. It is intersected by a complex network of tidal waterways, mudflats and islets of saltwater mangrove forests.

Literally means “beautiful jungle” or “beautiful forest”, the Sundarbans is home to the renowned yet endangered royal Bengal tiger as well as to the threatened estuarine crocodile, spotted deer and Indian python. 260 bird species are also found living or migrating in the area which include the blue-eared kingfisher.

In 1997, the UNESCO inscribed it as a World Heritage Site of natural property.

Top 3 The Sundarbans Snapshots

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Monday, June 9, 2008

Nick Carter: Forever Rebel

June 8, 2008-June 14, 2008

Genre: Pop-Rock

Mood: Rebellious, Self-empowered

May be dedicated to: To you (if you’re a type who wants to be free and real)

“Forever Rebel” is a song from Nick Carter’s debut solo album “Now Or Never”. It is one of the album’s two bonus tracks exclusively featured in Australia and the United Kingdom. The other track is entitled "Scandalicious".

The song was written and composed by Nick Carter himself, W. Johnson and Phil Thornalley (co-composer of Natalie Imbruglia’s “Torn”).

"Forever Rebel" showcases rock elements. It's like Nick's way of emancipating himself from pop which, is the genre of the Backstreet Boys boy band he's into.

It was never released as a single.


I got no education, got no communication

Don't need no one to waste my time (uh)

Don't need no face to tell me, don't need no one to sell me

Won't be convicted for your crime, alright


Everybody has to be somebody they don't wanna be

But I (I) wanna be (wanna be)

I wanna be free


'Cause I'm a little bit of love

A little bit of hate

A little bit of me that you can't break

You know that I will be forever rebel


'Cause I'm a little bit of soul

A little bit of lust

A little piece of me that you can't trust

Baby, I will be forever rebel


Yo, it's like one, two, three and to the four

Everybody's here, got the cops knocking at my door

Somebody call 911

I'm on probation but the party's just begun


I got no obligation to fix my situation

Don't need no one to pick me up (bring it down, baby)

I want the satisfaction that comes from your reaction

I wanna feel it in my blood, oh yeah, yeah


Everybody has to be somebody they don't wanna be

But I, wanna be

I wanna be free


'Cause I'm a little bit of love

A little bit of hate

A little bit of me that you can't break, baby

I will be forever rebel


'Cause I'm a little wound up

A little freaked out

I need a little time to scream 'n' shout, baby

I will be forever rebel


I will be forever rebel

A little wound up, a little freaked out

I will be forever rebel

Everybody has to be somebody they don't wanna be

But I (I) wanna be (wanna be)

I wanna be free


'Cause I'm a little bit of love

A little bit of hate

A little bit of me that you can't break

You know that I will be forever rebel


'Cause I'm a little bit of soul

A little bit of lust

A little piece of me that you can't trust

Baby, I will be forever rebel


'Cause I'm a little bit of love

A little bit of hate

A little bit of me that you can't break

You know that I will be forever rebel


'Cause I'm a little bit of soul

A little bit of lust

A little piece of me that you can't trust

Baby, I will be forever rebel


Sing it

Na na na na na....

I will be forever rebel

(You gotta do it, ‘cause you gotta do it...)


I will be forever rebel

I will be forever rebel

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国籍 (kokuseki) = Nationality

June 8, 2008- June 14, 2008

Japanese Word: 国籍

Hiragana Equivalent: こくせき

Pronunciation: kokuseki

Meaning/s: nationality

More information about 国籍: The Kanji character (pronounced as kuni) can be used independently to refer to the English word “country”. (pronounced as seki), on the other hand, means “one’s family register” or “one’s domicile”.

Here are the correct stroke sequences in writing the Kanji form of こくせき.

Here are some of the sentences that use 国籍.

  • 国籍に関係なく誰でも受け入れる。 = We accept anybody, irrespective of nationality.
    • 国籍 (こくせき) = kokuseki = nationality
    • に = ni (location of person, thing or short-term action indicator particle)
    • 関係なく (かんけいなく) = kankēnaku = irrespective of
    • 誰でも (だれでも) = daredemo = anyone
    • 受け入れる (うけいれる) = uke ireru = to accept
  • 国籍や性別または職業などで人を差別してはいけない。 = You must not discriminate against people based on nationality, gender or occupation.
    • 国籍 (こくせき) = kokuseki = nationality
    • や = ya (“such things as” particle)
    • 性別 (せいべつ) = sēbetsu = gender
    • または = mata wa = or
    • 職業 (しょくぎょう) = shokugyō = occupation
    • など = nado = et cetera
    • で = de (“by means of” particle)
    • (ひと) = hito/shto = person
    • を = wo (object indicator particle)
    • 差別 (さべつ) = sabetsu = discrimination
    • してはいけない = shte wa ikenai = must no do
  • 彼の国籍はどこですか。 = What is his nationality?
    • (かれ) = kare = he
    • の = no (verb and adjective nominalizer or possession indicator particle)
    • 国籍 (こくせき) = kokuseki = nationality
    • は = wa (topic indicator particle)
    • どこ = doko = where
    • ですか = deska = is it?
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Snakes: The Longest, The Most Venomous, The Smallest

June 1, 2008-June 7, 2008

The reticulated python (Python reticulatus) is the world’s longest snake. It is a non-venomous python species native to Southeast Asian nations such as Indonesia, Malaysia and the Philippines. It can grow up to about 30 feet (9.1 meters) in length. The longest reticulated python ever recorded reaches a maximum length of 32 feet and 9 inches, somewhat longer than the largest anaconda.

The most venomous snake in the world is the inland taipan or the fierce snake (Oxyuranus microlepidotus). Its venom is 50 times more toxic than that of the Indian cobra and 650 to 850 times more toxic than that of the western or eastern diamondback. It can kill as many as 250,000 mice or 100 human adults in just about 45 minutes. Though known as the most venomous snake, the inland taipan’s bites may somehow be treated with antivenin.

The thread snake (Leptotyphlops bilineatus) is known as the smallest snake in the world. It is a blind non-toxic snake species found in the Lesser Antilles, particularly in Martinique, Barbados and Saint Lucia. Its average length is only 11 centimeters or 4.5 inches. As small as it is, it can be slithered through a pencil if the lead is removed.

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Sunday, June 8, 2008

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Saturday, June 7, 2008

When News Anchors Freak Out and Couldn’t Stop Laughing Pt. 2

June 1, 2008-June 7, 2008

I have been so hooked up with watching news-anchors-couldn’t-stop-laughing videos on YouTube lately. In fact, I’ve created a post about it under the feature “YouTube Videos of the Week” last week.

But as I reviewed that post earlier today, I noticed that the news anchors featured were all men. Well, that’s quite unfair for all my ladies out there, eh.

Because of that, I decided to have a part two of that post. But now, it’ll be featuring no one but female news anchors. Here it is!

Video #1: Here’s a video clip of The Daily Buzz news anchor Andrea Campbell laughing while Ron Corning reports about the Iraqi freedom. The reason why she laughed was unknown but I have a guess that it’s George W. Bush’ face (take a look at the TV screen beside Ron).

Video #2: This next video features the funny moments of a female weather forecaster of RTL Wetter, a weather report program airing in Germany. Her funny moments began when she started to laugh uncontrollably upon seeing the footage of his co-reporter rather than the weather map.

I wonder why she laughed that hard. I mean, there’s nothing wrong with her co-reporter’s face, excepting the fact that he’s like Prince Charles. :)

Video #3: Save the funniest for last! This last video is about a news anchor who “lost her mind” when she saw the reenactment of her report. Her report was about a man who was attacked by a huge python in South Africa.

This one’s really funny! I swear.

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If you haven’t seen the first part of this post, click here.

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