Social media in orbit: An astronaut’s stunning photos shared via Twitter

After almost six months aboard the International Space Station (ISS), Maryland local Reid Wiseman landed safely in Kazakhstan last night. Wiseman built quite a social media following for his pictures from space.

“It’s been an honor and a privilege to spend 165 days up here. With that said, I’m looking forward to heading home,” Wiseman said on Saturday. Wiseman grew up in Cockeysville, Md., near Baltimore.

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Obama Bucks FCC In Calling for Broadband Reclassification


President Barack Obama called on Monday for the Federal Communications Commission to reclassify broadband Internet service as a utility, a move that would spark a major legislative and legal battle between lawmakers, advocates and the telecommunications industry and sets up a showdown with one of the President’s own appointees.

« I believe the FCC should reclassify consumer broadband service under Title II of the Telecommunications Act, » Obama wrote, a move that would be necessary for the federal government to enforce Obama’s proposed Internet content rule fulfilling four principles: preventing Internet Service Providers (ISPs) from blocking access to legal content, keeping them from « throttling » some types of Internet traffic, apply net neutrality rules between ISPs and the rest of the Internet, and banning paid-prioritization, the practice by which some content would be stuck in a « slow lane » unless a higher fee is paid. Those rules, Obama said, should also be applied to…

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Desigual fashion show at Bintang Megamall, Miri (19 October 2014)

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Do you like to ogle at lovely girls who struts around wearing beautiful clothes and sexy heels? I know I do and if you are like me, do check out this post.

I was invited by Creative Bazaar (a boutique in Bintang Megamall) to watch a fashion show they organized yesterday – that was Sunday noon (19 October 2014). The fashion show took place at level 1 of Bintang Megamall shopping complex. Many thanks to Creative Bazaar for the gracious invitation.

Pictures and video in this post are all taken using my cell phone – the Samsung Galaxy S4 Zoom. I apologize for some of the blurry images.

On the notice board ... On the notice board …

They told me to be there at 12 noon. I arrived at 12.05pm after enduring a slow traffic leading towards the Bintang Megamall entrance. I left home half an hour earlier because I knew it would be…

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