Tom Lachecki

(Tomalak Geret'kal)

Sundy Beach

This Engrish fail was taken a year ago in Cyprus and I only just found it in my photo archives. Please link back if reproduced.

This Week In Words

Here's a visualisation of this week's blog feed; it's not hard to see where my mind's been at lately.

Mother Russia to the Rescue
Epic Engrish Fail

Some Engrish signs are funny and some are just plain daft. But this one goes above and beyond the call of duty when it comes to East Asian signage for which the English translation just downright failed.

Case: Capitalism vs Free Will

Starting in late April, eBay will now ask all sellers to offer PayPal on their listings.

Falling Again?

The obesity epidemic in this country is driving me crazy, largely because one's often not "allowed" to speak out about it in public. Just the other day I was walking down the road and passed a girl who couldn't have been more than six years old, who had more of a belly on her than I ever have. And I don't exactly spend my days running.

Quantum of Solace Theme Song

I've been wondering what the theme song might be to the upcoming James Bond film, "Quantum of Solace". I would personally love for an extended version of Goldfrapp's "Lovely Head" (which has a perfect vibe for a 007 flick), or perhaps this suggestion. Happy April.

On the House of El

I don't know why people keep fighting over petty differences between major monotheistic religions which themselves came out of polytheism anyway. The differences between most of our contemporary monotheistic religions can be attributed almost entirely to entropy of stories which were once — back when these Gods were supposedly walking the Earth — just one tale.

Prayer is PC Schizophrenia

A "senior member" of the website with 793 posts under his belt has continued his chirade against all things logical and tangible in a spiel entitled "Evolutionary Science is a fairytale".

Astral Projection

Mars, Earth, Mercury, Jupiter, the Sun and the Galactic Centre are aligned, there's a Full Moon (conjunct Mars), and a Venus-square -Neptune arrangement. Also, the Pluto/Sun conjunction appears exactly on the Winter Solstice. A very interesting galactic alignment event. And there's an interesting biblical/astrological similarity to go with it.

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