A New Variation of Cigarettes

Have you come across a pack of Marlboro or any other brand that has the ‘menthol ball option’ as per image below? A smoker now has the ability to ‘supercharge’ his cigarette with a sudden burst of menthol, giving that fresh ‘icy’ puff effect. Alternately, if he just wants the regular flavour of tobacco, there is no need … Continue reading

Smoking – by the pack or by the stick?

Which option is cheaper? Looking at the short term (in a smoker’s world, short term might mean only 24 hours), by the stick is cheaper. Of course that depends on how many sticks you usually smoke per day. On average, its safe to say 8 to 18 for the average Malaysian smoker. That too depends … Continue reading

World Population 7 Billion This Week

It’s all over the media. The entire World’s population will hit the 7 BILLION mark any time this week. 5 months ago, I highlighted the vital statistics of Malaysia, including the population (which had just crossed 28 million at the time of posting that article). What does 7 billion mean? For 1 thing, it means there will … Continue reading

Parents and smoking

source : http://www.wikihow.com/Hide-the-Fact-That-You-Smoke-from-Your-Parents How to Hide the Fact That You Smoke from Your Parents edits by:Sam Gomez, Ben Rubenstein, Cem, Sondra C (see all) ArticleEditDiscussView History Whether you don’t want to disappoint your parents or are simply afraid of the possible punishment for your habit, you can follow these easy steps to ensure your parents don’t find out. Steps … Continue reading

Medical Costs Today

It has been about 4 years since I had a look into this matter, based on the room rates of Malaysian private hospitals. Basically location and the size of the hospital (physical building and also staff headcount) plays a major role on the average billing cost across the board. Due to high competition, some hospitals … Continue reading

The Simpsons

I’m sure we all love to watch ‘The Simpsons’ one way or another. Though we might not agree to everything or anything they try to depict as the typical American family from the town of Springfield, they do have some points that might be just right, not only in the USA but typical family traits … Continue reading

Diabetic? Some not so good news

So what is new? who would want to be ill anyway? The not so good news to the agent (as far as life insurance is concerned) is that the probability of the home office rejecting your application for a new policy is very high – even with loading (extra charges imposed for sub standard applications). … Continue reading

Alternatives to becoming a Medcial Doctor

With the costs of education increasing over the years and current medical costs which are considered sky high, there is definitely a huge demand in this industry. Almost every kid who scores straight A’s in primary school wants to become a doctor & even more graduates who have yet to pursue their PhD would like … Continue reading

Did you know?

So, thats where all the money is going! Look at all those zeros! That comes to almost half a billion RM every month! Well, maybe its easy for me to say as I don’t smoke. And I do know some close friends/relatives who have tried to quit many many times.There are those who succeed but … Continue reading

A 2nd Chance @ Life

Sunday October 7, 2007 Organ transplants give many a second lease of life KUALA LUMPUR: Television celebrity Andrea De Cruz, former minister Tan Sri Sabaruddin Chik, student Muhd Fikri Norazmi and management consultant Lee Chen Hoe are people with different ages, interests and standing in life. But they all have one thing in common. They … Continue reading