17 01 2007

Hello. Meet David, the Coconuter. You can visit his blog at

Originally a catharsis project for a high school psychology class, this assignment for David Eric Poarch turned into quite an entertaining video. Having been booted from a previous catharsis performing team, David was forced to perform solo. He had only a couple of days to come up with an idea and did so at the very last minute. Singing, dancing, and acting to a medley of songs (Britney Spears’ Toxic, Westlife’s Uptown Girl & When You’re Like That, Achy Breaky Heart, Starship’s Nothing’s Gonna Stop Us Now, Disney’s Kiss the Girl, and NSync’s Bye Bye Bye) he made some of the best memories of his life through this unrehearsed and somewhat spur of the moment performance. It turned out to be quite a comical and impressive spectacle, to say the least. David is a half American half Filipino who attended Rice University in Texas for a little more than a year and has dropped out. He is now moving out of the country to become a nomad in the Philippines. He is currently dirt poor and scraping pennies (or centavos) just to buy bare necessities like food and water. He tries to maintain a web site ( http://coconuter.blogspot.c… in order to earn some of his food money. He aspires of hitting it big one day in the Philippines somehow or some way. But for now, he’s just a dirt poor person wandering in a third world country with just some knowledge, talent, and faith to guide the way.


TOP 300 Freeware software!

13 01 2007


OpenOffice – office suite
PC Suite 602 – office suite
AbiWord – text editor
Atlantis Nova – text editor
Microsoft PowerPoint Viewer – power point files viewer
Adobe Reader – pdf reader
Foxit PDF Reader – pdf reader
PDFCreator – create pdf documents
Doc Convertor – document convertor
Convert – unit convertor
Converber – unit convertor
Sunbird – calendar/organizer
EssentialPIM Free – calendar/organizer
PhraseExpress – speed up your writing
ATnotes – create notes on the desktop

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Diabetes: Cure?

6 01 2007

Diabetes breakthrough

Toronto scientists cure disease in mice

Tom Blackwell, National Post

Published: Friday, December 15, 2006

In a discovery that has stunned even those behind it, scientists at a Toronto hospital say they have proof the body’s nervous system helps trigger diabetes, opening the door to a potential near-cure of the disease that affects millions of Canadians.

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What Does 200 Calories Look Like?

5 01 2007


Some foods have significantly more calories than others but what does the difference actually look like. Each of the photographs below represents 200 calories of the particular type of food; the images are sorted from low to high calorie density.

When you consider that an entire plate of broccoli contains the same number of calories as a small spoonful of peanut butter, you might think twice the next time you decide what to eat. According to the U.S. Department of Agriculture, the average adult needs to consume about 2000 – 2500 calories to maintain their weight. In other words, you have a fixed amount of calories to “spend” each day; based on the following pictures, which would you eat?

Pictures of 200 Calories of Various Foods

(After the page loads, you can click on thumbnails for full versions)

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Make your own newspaper!

2 01 2007


Create your own fun newspaper!


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5 Steps to being more photogenic.

30 12 2006

5 steps to being more photogenic

Not everyone feels comfortable having their picture taken. Unless you attended modeling school or took a ‘how to be more photogenic‘ class in junior high, high school, or college chances are when find yourself in front of a camera you end up, ‘winging it,’ which doesn’t always work out in your favor.

So the question is, why do some people always seem to look good in pictures?

Truth is, some people have a triggered response when they are in front of a camera. They do certain things that make them look better. You can also develop a triggered response that makes YOU look better.

These photogenic steps are based on over 10 years of professional photography and came into being primarily out of financial inspiration.

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