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Airport Security Speaks Out

March 22, 2008
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Back in July I shot a video capturing airport security searching an old man and posted it on Youtube. Too many people have been complaining about airport security treating them in a disrespectful and demeaning manner. I am one of them. Turns out the TSA officer searching the man in the video...

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Paris and the euro… I feel so poor.

March 19, 2008
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So I'm in Paris this week for my first time, actually it's my first time in Europe. What a nice city, clean, exciting, beautiful, and... EXPENSIVE. I knew the euro was worth more than the dollar but living in the US I didn't really understand what that meant for me... ...

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Lili makes it to South Bay

March 16, 2008
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Lili makes it to South Bay

And in the News of the Bay today - my friend Lili, an aspiring model who lives in San Francisco and almost never leaves the "island", finally made it to South Bay this weekend. We hung out at San Jose's lounge called "7", ate breakfast in historic down town Campbell and took Fila for...

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Spy Satellite and Spy Bill

March 14, 2008
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It is interesting how the two of these go together. The Spy Satellite and Spy Bill both made headlines in the last month. One must look at these closely together to see the connection. For me, I had a question about the Spy satellite that broke down and was supposed to get shut down...

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The Duck series

February 24, 2008
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The duck series was shot by Jeff Sutton in Palm Springs' resort Westin. It was a story to be told about humans and animals, particularly, happy humans and hungry ducks :) Watch for yourself...

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Rent Rip off and Restrictions

February 21, 2008
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Thanks to the housing crisis in the bay area, the rent went up everywhere. Yes, there are nice places with new appliances and washer/dryer in the unit, but expect to pay double or triple the price. Just to give you an example, the one bedroom apartments go for almost $1800/month! A studio is $1705...

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Milpitas Job Fair

February 13, 2008
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Milpitas Job Fair

Today Monster.com organized a job fair in Milpitas (south bay). I haven't been to any in a while, so i figured, why not, I'll go... It, however, turned out to be a complete disappointment. The Embassy Suites Hotel, where the job fair was hosted, was filled with people looking for jobs, some of whom flew...

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I voted… for the first time!

February 1, 2008
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I voted… for the first time!

Since I've become a citizen, I finally got to vote for the first time. My ballot arrived in the mail. Boy, was this confusing...

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How one teacher tries to save the world

January 17, 2008
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Remember that time when you said "well that sucks, but I can't do anything about it..."? Look someone did something. This is one example of how high school science teacher reaches out to save the world from global climate change aka global warming. He builds an argument worth to examine as he claims it to...

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The Four Great Myths about USA

January 15, 2008
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The Four Great Myths about USA

Since I grew up in Ukraine then moved to USA and stayed, I often get asked this question: “So how do you like it?” I say sincerely – “I love it”. I tell them I love the people and I love the nature. My two favorite things. The problem with USA’s image and those...

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