Monthly Archives: May 2009

My pack list for Hawaii

This is the 10th time that somebody has asked me, “What should I pack for Hawaii?” Still in the middle of all the deadlines with little time left, I can get very grouchy. The first thought that came to my mind? … Continue reading

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Steve Colbert’s interview with J. J. Abrams

The Comedy Central’s Colbert Report did a funny summer movie review: “Movies that are destroying America”, on Monday, May 4th. The host Steve Colbert also interviewed the director of the Star Trek movie, J.J. Abrams. I have not had a chance … Continue reading

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Finally, Sherlock Holmes movie trailer

Wow, finally, the movie trailer of my long-awaited Robert Downey Jr.’s Sherlock Holmes. It is about time!   This is one of my most anticipated movies in 2009. Although it looks like I have to wait until Christmas day then. 😦 … Continue reading

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Bai Yansong’s speech at Yale University

One of my colleagues told me that she is heading to Costa Rica for vacation, and she plans to do some serious hiking while enjoying the view. Somewhere during the conversation, my past hiking trips at Jiu Zhai Gou and … Continue reading

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Boldly trapped in the new Star Trek movie

Never a big fan of the original Star Trek series myself. A while ago, I watched a couple of episodes and fell asleep half way through. The plots and characters of the original series are plain boring to me: I … Continue reading

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Maneuvering the upgrade with Continental Airlines

Continental Airlines is leaving the SkyTeam Alliance on October 24, 2009, to join the Star Alliance next day. While the switch is expected, I feel sad about it. For me, maneuvering through Continental’s business-first class upgrade system has long been a dazzling but … Continue reading

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Crunch-free way to build the core

Here are two short videos from Yahoo and Exercise TV for simple exercise tricks to build the core muscle. Well, when it comes to exercise, nothing is simple. The entire article and more fitness videos can be viewed by clicking the link … Continue reading

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