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#58 Golden Poop Charms

Posted April 14th, 2008 by Peter · 30 Comments

Posts have been pretty long lately, so I decided to lighten up the mood with a post about Golden Poop Charms. Yup, leave it up to the main writer to post a piece of crap. =) This golden treasure popularized a few years back, but let’s face it “” how does golden poop actually get [...]

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#57 Gambling

Posted April 11th, 2008 by Peter · 39 Comments

In Chinese, Vietnamese, Filipino, Korean, and Cambodian communities, researchers have been noticing a hidden epidemic: One that siphons an unprecedented amount of money from asians every year; One that breaks families apart; One that is actually taught to children at a very young age. You guessed it right (no pun intended): Today’s post is about [...]

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#56 Procrastination

Posted April 9th, 2008 by Chan · 20 Comments

Maybe it’s appropriate that it took so long to write this article; or, there were just more important things to do. Regardless, people everywhere know that asians love to procrastinate. The reasons for this phenomenon can be traced thousands of years back to ancient China. As the ancient world was a dangerous place, China’s first [...]

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#51 Higher Education

Posted April 1st, 2008 by Peter · 32 Comments

Someone very dear to your favorite writer (Peter) was recently accepted to UC Berkeley. He asked for a post to be written about academics (even though there already is one), so as a congratulatory gift, I have taken the liberty of writing a post about the most sought after commodity to all first or second [...]

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