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Monday, November 30, 2009

I’m a Sherlock Holmes in the Making

As a young kid till now I always like reading stories about Sherlock Holmes and his friend Dr Watson.

Sherlock Holmes is written by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. The stories begin at 221b Baker Street, England which is true by the way. Here is blog I found recently.. click here about Sherlock Holmes Museum.

Recently I found out they are bring Sherlock Holmes to the big screen, due to release this December.

To earn a free ticket to watch the premier you have to spot 2 clue like below at

a) The Land of Cheeser Dot Com

b) KYCakap Dot Com

I remember few years back on Astro it either on Disney Channel or Cartoon Network, they showing a futuristic Sherlock Holmes in 22nd Century where he was Cryogenics because of the accident he had with Dr Moriarty and bring him back to in the future .

Here is the Trailer

This is one movie I couldn't resist on going to watch. If you all excuse us I and Dr Watson have a mystery to be solve.

Thursday, November 26, 2009

Tm Everyone Connect At Bukit Bintang

On 21st Oct, had this big event day at Bukit Bintang KL. My facebook friends status been flooding saying they are having so much fun at Bukit Bintang partying. The entire Bukit Bintang area has been close down just for the event.

Here is the photos from that day:

Performance from the local celebrities and bands

Flash Mob performance

It a party till night

Here is the TV commercial that started it all

Here is the official song by Bunkface

Here is the footage from the event

It a fun and excitement day for everyone that day.

Tuesday, November 24, 2009

I Won "If I'm A The Storm Warrior" Contest

Hurray... a while ago I receive an email from Nuffnang that I have won "If I'm A Storm Warrior" contest and since I can't make it to watch the premier that day so I ask 2 of friends who help me in the contest to go on my behalf to watch the premier screening of the Storm Warrior at GSC Midvalley on 9 Dec.

I'm so excited as it was my first time won something from nuffnang and to two of my friends have fun...:D.

There will be lot of celebrities there. :D

Confirmed Celebrities are as follows:

- Chui Ling ( TV Host & Actress )

- Carmen Soo ( Actress )

- Belle Theng ( Ms Astro Internation 2009 )

- Soo Wincci ( Ms. World Malaysia 2008/2009 )

- Chen Keat Yoke ( Winner for Chinese International Singer Competition _

- Jack & Thomas ( Ling Yu Zhong - Actors & Singers )

- One Lik Meng ( Hip Hop Singer )

- Gary Yap ( DJ & Singer )

- Lam Tak Wing ( Actor, MY FM DJ )

- Ngan Mei Yan ( TV Hostess, MY FM DJ )

- Nicholas ( MY FM DJ )

Thank You Nuffnang for the tickets.

Monday, November 23, 2009

Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park - 2008 Japan Travel

I manage to dig up some of my last year travel photos to Hiroshima Japan, a visit to Hiroshima City is never complete if you didn't visit the Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park. If you all remember the history book about the WWII on how Japan surrender because of the first Atomic Bomb was drop here and end the war in Asia.

Here they build a Peace Memorial Park

Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park is a large park in the center of Hiroshima, Japan. It is dedicated to the legacy of Hiroshima as the first city in the world to suffer a nuclear attack (August 6, 1945), which led to the death of as many as 140 thousand people by the end of 1945.

The location of Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park was once the city’s busiest downtown commercial and residential district. The park was built on open field that was created by the explosion. Today there are a number of memorials and monuments, museums, and lecture halls, which draw over a million visitors annually.

Here is some of the photos of the place:

Memorial Tower to the Mobilized

To make up for the labor shortage, the government enacted the Student Labor Service Act in August 1944. This act required students in middle school and higher grades to perform labor service in munitions factories and the like. Then, in November, many students were required to participate in tearing down homes and other buildings (building demolition). The purpose was to create fire-breaks to limit the expansion of fire in the event of air attacks. In Hiroshima City, of the roughly 8,400 students in the national upper level schools, about 6,300 died on the day of the bombing.

Most students working at various industries around the city were also killed.
After the war, the government only permitted mobilized students killed in the atomic bombing or in air strikes whose names and date of death were known to be enshrined in Yasukuni Shrine. In response to this, bereaved families began a movement to create a list of the dead and donated funds to build this tower.

A monument of remembrance and paper cranes most probably made by schoolkids

Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum

The Museum has exhibits and information covering the build up to war, the role of Hiroshima in the war up to the bombing, and extensive information on the bombing and its effects, along with substantial memorabilia and pictures from the bombing. The building also offers some marvelous views of the Memorial Cenotaph, Peace Flame, and A-Bomb Dome.

Near the center of the park is a concrete, saddle-shaped monument that covers a cenotaph holding the names of all of the people killed by the bomb. The cenotaph carries the epitaph, "Repose ye in Peace, for the error shall not be repeated." Through the monument you can see the Peace Flame and the A-Bomb Dome.

I bowed my head, stand in silence and pray for the 140,000 souls who had perished in the nuclear bombing..

The Peace Flame has burned continuously since it was lit in 1964, and will remain lit until all nuclear bombs on the planet are destroyed and the planet is free from the threat of nuclear annihilation.

The A-Bomb Dome

The A-Bomb Dome is the skeletal ruins of the former Industrial Promotion Hall. It is the building closest to the hypo center of the nuclear bomb that remained at least partially standing. It was left how it was after the bombing in memory of the casualties.

The A-Bomb Dome, to which a sense of sacredness and transcendence has been attributed, is situated in a distant ceremonial view that is visible from the Peace Memorial Park’s central cenotaph. It is an officially designated site of memory for the nation’s and humanity’s collectively shared heritage of catastrophe.

The A-Bomb Dome is on the UNESCO World Heritage List in 1996.

Children Peace Monument

The Children's Peace Monument (原爆の子の像 Genbaku no Ko no Zō) is a monument for peace to commemorate Sadako Sasaki and the thousands of child victims of the atomic bombing of Hiroshima, and is located in Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park, itself in the city of Hiroshima. Designed by native artists Kazuo Kikuchi and Kiyoshi Ikebe, the monument was built using money derived from a fund-raising campaign by Japanese school children including Sadako's classmates, with the main statue entitled 'A-bomb Children' being unveiled on the 5th of May, 1958, or (Children's Day in Japan). Sadako is immortalized at the top of the statue, where she holds a crane. Thousands of origami cranes from all over the world are offered around the monument on a daily basis, with ancient Japanese tradition holding that one who folds a thousand cranes can have one wish granted. They serve as a sign that the children who make them and those who visit the statue desire a world without nuclear war, having been tied to the statue by the fact that Sadako died from radiation-induced leukemia after folding just under a thousand cranes, wishing for world peace. Beneath the main structure lies a bronze crane that works as a wind chime when pushed against a traditional peace bell from which it is suspended, the two pieces having been donated by Nobel Laureate in Physics Hideki Yukawa.

Friday, November 13, 2009

Hello Nuffnangers

Hello and thank you all for coming in to view my blog this few days. Tag yourself...:p

Hoover Dam Tour @ Las Vegas

Hoover Dam, once known as Boulder Dam, is a concrete arch-gravity dam in the Black Canyon of the Colorado River, on the border between the U.S. states of Arizona and Nevada. When completed in 1936, it was both the world's largest electric-power generating station and the world's largest concrete structure. It was surpassed in both these respects by the Grand Coulee Dam in 1945. It is currently the world's 35th-largest hydroelectric generating station.

This dam, located 30 mi (48 km) southeast of Las Vegas, Nevada, is named after Herbert Hoover, who played an instrumental role in its construction, first as the Secretary of Commerce, and then later, as the President of the United States. Construction began in 1931, and was completed in 1936, more than two years ahead of schedule. The dam and the power plant are operated by the Bureau of Reclamation of the U.S. Department of the Interior. Listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1981, Hoover Dam was designated a National Historic Landmark in 1985.

If you been wonder why this place looks very familiar, that is because the place is it is one of the location where they film The Transformers. I had a chance to visit this place last year on my travel to the US visiting my relative there.

Here is inside
tour of the Dam:

Outside tour of the Dam:

Why The Hoover Dam Mascot is a Dog?

Winged Figures of the Republic

At the end of the tour, the tour guild jokingly said Megatron use to be lock secretly down here and Bumble Bee has been assign to guard him for somewhere deep at The Hoover Dam, but has to be transported it back to Cybertron prison to prevent from another rescue from The Decepticons.

If you excuse me my ride to Cybertron has arrive.
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