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Tuesday, January 29, 2008
` 9:26 PM
this is damn funny!! omg.

The PCR (Polymerase Chain Reaction) song

now i know what future Life Science graduates can do. we can form a band and sing (very passionately) about our various beloved machines in the lab. wheeee.

//edit: as ridiculous as it sounds, i found the lyrics to the song!! HAHAHA omg it's so much funnier now that i look at it.

There was a time when to amplify DNA,
You had to grow tons and tons of tiny cells.
(Oooh) Then along came a guy named Dr. Kary Mullis,
Said you can amplify in vitro just as well.

Just mix your template with a buffer and some primers,
Nucleotides and polymerases too.
Denaturing, annealing, and extending,
Well it’s amazing what heating and cooling and heating will do.

PCR when you need to detect mutation (detect mutation)
PCR when you need to recombine (recombine)
PCR when you need to find out who the daddy is (who’s your daddy?)
PCR when you need to solve a crime (solve a crime)


Ahpooi! (Episode no. 1537482) :) hahaha.

the picture below the video is getting really annoying.

Monday, January 28, 2008
` 11:58 PM
Walter made me laugh till i CRIED. hahahahaha! OMGGG. this is funnier than Ackmed.

Part 1

Part 2

Part 3

sab is evil! i'm like totally watching Jeff Dunham vids when i'm supposed to be sleeping cos i'm damn tired!! hahahaha. i cannot stop laughing!

Wednesday, January 23, 2008
` 10:30 PM


was in total shock when i heard the news on radio.

` 5:36 PM
song meme yanked off wanni's blog :) i'm kinda bored now, hence the meme haha!

/Go here and change the number in the URL to reflect the year you graduated high school (JC, for me) to get the top 100 songs of that year. Strike through the songs you hate(d). Bold the songs you love(d). Underline the songs you like(d). Leave blank those you don’t care about or don’t remember./

1. The Reason, Hoobastank
2. This Love, Maroon 5
3. Yeah, Usher featuring Ludacris & Lil’ Jon
4. Leave (Get Out), JoJo
5. She Will Be Loved, Maroon 5
6. Pieces Of Me, Ashlee Simpson
7. With You, Jessica Simpson
8. The Way You Move, Outkast
9. My Immortal, Evanescence
10. My Happy Ending, Avril Lavigne
11. My Boo, Usher & Alicia Keys
12. Burn, Usher
13. Toxic, Britney Spears
14. If I Ain’t Got You, Alicia Keys
15. Breakaway, Kelly Clarkson
16. Dare You To Move, Switchfoot
17. Dip It Low, Christina Milian
18. Over And Over, Nelly featuring Tim McGraw
19. Hey Mama, Black Eyed Peas
20. Meant To Live, Switchfoot
21. Lose My Breath, Destiny’s Child
22. I Don’t Want To Be, Gavin DeGraw (One Tree Hill made me love this song even more)
23. Naughty Girl, Beyoncé Knowles
24. Let’s Get It Started, Black Eyed Peas
25. On The Way Down, Ryan Cabrera
26. I Don’t Want You Back, Eamon
27. Falls On Me, Fuel
28. Roses, Outkast
29. One Thing, Finger Eleven
30. Move Ya Body, Nina Sky
31. I Don’t Wanna Know, Mario Winans featuring Enya & P. Diddy
32. Broken, Seether featuring Amy Lee
33. Everytime, Britney Spears
34. The First Cut Is The Deepest, Sheryl Crow
35. Scandalous, Mis-Teeq
36. The Voice Within, Christina Aguilera
37. Take My Breath Away, Jessica Simpson
38. Turn Me On, Kevin Lyttle
39. Heaven, Los Lonely Boys
40. 1985, Bowling For Soup
41. Ocean Avenue, Yellowcard
42. Don’t Tell Me, Avril Lavigne
43. Confessions Part 2, Usher
44. Milkshake, Kelis
45. Eighth World Wonder, Kimberly Locke
46. Me, Myself And I, Beyoncé Knowles
47. Sunshine, Lil Flip
48. Baby It’s You, JoJo
49. Numb, Linkin Park
50. Goodies, Ciara
51. Welcome To My Life, Simple Plan
52. Drop It Like It’s Hot, Snoop Dogg
53. Come Clean, Hilary Duff
54. My Band, D12 featuring Eminem
55. One Call Away, Chingy
56. Hold On, Good Charlotte
57. Freek-A-Leek, Petey Pablo
58. Daughters, John Mayer (one of my fave songs of all time :))
59. Tipsy, J-Kwon
60. Slow Jamz, Twista featuring Kanye West & Jamie Foxx
61. Are You Gonna Be My Girl, Jet
62. Just Lose It, Eminem
63. The Trouble With Love Is, Kelly Clarkson
64. Hotel, Cassidy featuring R. Kelly
65. I Like That, Houston
66. Bounce, Sarah Connor
67. Lady, Lenny Kravitz
68. Slow Motion, Juvenile
69. I Miss You, Blink-182
70. Feelin’ Way Too Damn Good, Nickelback
71. My Place, Nelly
72. Dirt Off Your Shoulder, Jay-Z
73. Vertigo, U2
74. You Don’t Know My Name, Alicia Keys
75. Gigolo, Nick Cannon
76. White Houses, Vanessa Carlton
77. Let’s Go, Trick Daddy
78. You And I Both, Jason Mraz
79. Overnight Celebrity, Twista
80. (I Hate) Everything About You, Three Days Grace
81. Only One, Yellowcard
82. Change Clothes, Jay-Z
83. 100 Years, Five For Fighting
84. Echo, Trapt
85. I’m Still In Love With You, Sean Paul
86. Breaking The Habit, Linkin Park
87. Shadow, Ashlee Simpson
88. What You Waiting For?, Gwen Stefani
89. How Come, D12
90. Slow, Kylie Minogue
91. Some Girls (Dance With Women), JC Chasez
92. Vindicated, Dashboard Confessional
93. God Is A DJ, Pink
94. Lean Back, Terror Squad
95. Accidentally In Love, Counting Crows
96. Just A Little While, Janet Jackson
97. Away From The Sun, 3 Doors Down
98. Angels, Jessica Simpson (cos she totally spoiled it!)
99. Locked Up, Akon
100. Not Today, Mary J. Blige featuring Eve

ok back to being bored..

anws i heart Amazing Race!! :)) i never fail to become a pathetic flop welling up with tears whenever i watch the finale, season after season after season. hahaha. damn touching la, the stories of love and friendship and kinship and rekindling family ties and what-not. i guess that's why the show has so much appeal throughout the world. we all need some love, in some way or another.

and it's a huge plus when your favourite team comes in first :D

(you end up becoming an even more pathetic crying flop.)

Sunday, January 20, 2008
` 10:17 PM
i love how kelongs have this rustic charm to them, so beautiful and serene :)


in other stuff, Chris Evans is HOT!! was watching Cellular on Channel 5 just now :) i don't remember him being as hot in Fantastic 4! hahahaha. i think it's the hair. he has nice hair in Cellular :D wahaha.

bb dunch be sad! you have nice hair too! hehehe :p

Thursday, January 17, 2008
` 8:21 PM
okie i think it's time for a BIG FAT update. ha.

wanted to talk about the last week of the wondrous holidays but the excitement has worn off already. lol! in short, it was pigging out, shopping, more pigging out, some butt-aching cycling (whee!), and more pigging out. WAHAHA. i was damn sad when school started can. (i'm still damn sad, by the way.)

presenting... my favourite hamster Ah Pooi (or Ah Fat) :))

...who's not called Ah Pooi for nothing! i cannot even begin to describe how cute she is hahaha :) i'll go on forever if i do!

fridge, everyone thinks the hippo looks like a toilet bowl in photos! lol.

Cute Overload-ish picture of one of the other two hammies, taken by dad/bro (dunno which one haha!):

i can stare at this pic like, forever. lol. but i still love Ah Pooi the most. i'm biased :)


happy 22nd + 2 days birthday ohmy! hahaha. (must emphasize the 22nd LOL.) i just turned 21 and you're 22 already! must keep rubbing it in :p


modules i'm taking this semester:
LSM3221 Human Pharmacology
LSM3223 Immunology
LSM3251 Ecology and Environmental Processes
GEK1542 Forensic Science
GEK1002 Introduction to Japanese Studies

it's gonna be a pretty tough sem ahead. i don't know why, but i always happen to take up really heavy core modules. which totally sucks. but at least they're interesting. Immuno is FRICKIN HEAVY AND CHEEM LAA OMG. i was already half-dazed and having a headache after the first lecture.

Ecology will be fun cos it's field trips galore! almost the whole OG is taking it :) whee! ringers re-united. and yes, arts gem like FINALLY. haha. i can finally heave a sigh of relief cos i've fulfilled those stupid requirements at long last. and i'm SO looking forward to Forensics :D


today we had the first Immuno lab and we had to cut up mice. i was pretty excited before the lab cos well, i've never done mice work before. but the dead mouse on the plate in front of me looked so much like a thin (and white and with-a-tail) version of Ah Pooi that i was damn traumatized and just stoned there for like 3 minutes, before snapping back and doing what i had to do. my 2 lab partners were already busy pinning the mouse on the plate and pouring ethanol on its abdomen.

now i'm seriously pondering whether i'm really cut out for a career in the Life Sciences.

but anws, Pharmaco this sem also requires mice work and those who want to handle the mice have to take a tetanus jab, cos the mice'll be alive, not like those in Immuno prac. scaryyy. the guys are exempted though cos they already had the vaccination in NS.

oh! i leant something during Japanese Studies today. the term 'Jap' is actually a derogatory and racist term for 'Japanese' used by Westerners; it's not simply just a short form. so yup, cannot say "i want to eat Jap food at arts canteen!"; must say "i want to eat Japanese food at arts canteen!" hurhur.


they have soft squishy BAOS on sale at More Than Words! omg. hahaha.

there are pink ones too! HAHAHA. damn funny!


happy 28 months :) though we don't celebrate anymore haha! but still, it's amazing how far we've come :)

okies end of my big fat update. heh.

Friday, January 04, 2008
` 8:47 PM
beautiful National Museum :) first time being there since its renovation.

and to irritate people (like fridge), here's YET another hamster video, of the bf bullying one of them. the hamster gets his revenge at the end! WAHAHA.

Wednesday, January 02, 2008
` 3:42 PM
have been reading everyone's goodbye-2007-hallo-2008 blog entries, and it led me to think about my 2007. it was a pretty good year i think :)

it was the year of 21st birthdays, seeing everyone grow up, knowing very well that life won't be quite the same anymore. it was the year i passed my driving; nerve-wrecking nightmare and i'm glad it's over. (17 more days to byebye-probation-plate but i guess it won't be taken down any time soon haha.) it was the year i grew much closer to the Life Science gang. it was the year i caught Phantom of the Opera which i totally loved. it was the year i fell in love with Sydney, the bustling city and the peaceful outskirts all at once. it was the year i climbed the Harbour Bridge, which left me in nothing but awe. it was the year my grandpa got hospitalized, but it's really heartening to see him up and about now. it was the year i went back to my alma mater; bringing back from there loads of photos and bouts of nostalgia and beautiful memories. it was the year i became crazier over soccer. it was the year our relationship became stronger. it was the year full of stress (complete with insomnia and heart palpitations) when it came to school stuff but everything fell nicely into place at the end. it was the year i celebrated my birthday surrounded by people i love. it was i think the happiest day of my 2007 :) it's times like these that make me go all emo and really grateful that i have all these people around me.

all in all, it was a good year, a year of plain simple joy living day by day, and much much love. and i hope 2008 will bring lots of happiness as well.

Tuesday, January 01, 2008
` 6:30 PM
happy 2008!

module planning is a bitch this sem.

everything i want clashes with core modules.

timetable is going to suck.

exam timetable is going to suck more.

what a great start to the new year.


livin' life


*ohm in beijing
*piakpiak in sweden
*pokpok in france

*25'03 album
*faith album
*liverpool <3
*jason mraz
*mr brown
*mr miyagi

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