“DANCING WITH THE POSSIBILITIES” (Pen Pineapple Apple Pen and TRUMP[et] Challenge)

PPAP shocked the music world when it became a trend in social media recently with its comic and baffling lyrics. Many sensibilities were vexed. The same holds true with the TRUMP[et] challenge in US elections yesterday. Many were surprised, until now. In politics as in … Continue reading “DANCING WITH THE POSSIBILITIES” (Pen Pineapple Apple Pen and TRUMP[et] Challenge)

MALAYSIA INTERGOVERNMENTAL FISCAL TRANSFERS (Federal Constitutional Monarchy)

FORM OF GOVERNMENT Malaysia’s form of government is FEDERAL CONSTITUTIONAL MONARCHY. It is nominally headed by paramount ruler (commonly referred to as the king) and a bicameral Parliament consisting of a nonelected upper house and an elected lower house. All Peninsular Malaysian states have hereditary … Continue reading MALAYSIA INTERGOVERNMENTAL FISCAL TRANSFERS (Federal Constitutional Monarchy)

2 BRAINS ARE BETTER THAN 1 (How about 5 brains? 50 brains? 5,000 brains?)

  Can an organized, non-expert crowd of volunteers provide correct information to the public without any supervision or guidance? In 2005, Nature magazine conducted a study in which experts analyzed forty-two (42) articles from Wikipedia and Encyclopedia Britannica to see which information source was more … Continue reading 2 BRAINS ARE BETTER THAN 1 (How about 5 brains? 50 brains? 5,000 brains?)