Your Brain is Magic

jumping-brainYou must have already known about the right brain and the left brain. Like a muscle, a part that rarely used is going to sag. So, balancing these two brain is so important. For many years, Japanese people has been familiar with the term “activating midbrain”. What is that?

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Airport in Indonesia

This is the full list of airports in Indonesia. There is a variation of airport taxes. In case you need to know, for domestic flight, the lowest tax is about 9,000 IDR (Gorontalo, Palu), and the highest is about 75,000 IDR (Surabaya). For international flights, the lowest is about 75,000 IDR (Medan, Pekanbaru, Bandung, Pontianak), and the highest is about 100,000 IDR (Aceh, Jakarta, Padang, Palembang).

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Dictionary of Fiction

Kamus istilah-istilah fiksi dan penulisan

When you find in this blog, or anywhere else, a word you don’t understand, search the meaning here on Macmillan Dictionary. Or if you know Bahasa Indonesia, just hit “Ctrl” + “F” and type the word. Maybe the word you’re looking for is available here.

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Who the Hell is Densus 88

Densus 88 attackLately, Indonesian media have been dominated by the issues of Densus 88. The televisions, radios and newspapers are talking about it. Who the hell is Densus 88, anyway? Well, special Detachment 88 a.k.a. Delta 88 a.k.a. Densus (Detasemen Khusus) 88 is the Indonesian counter-terrorism squad. It is part of the Indonesian National Police. Formed after the 2002 Bali bombing, it was officially announced to public in 2004. In 2005, it shot and killed Dr. Azhari Husin, one of the most dangerous bombers in the world. And now it aims Noordin Mohd Top, Azhari’s student. After the explosion in JW Marriot and Ritz Carlton Hotel, of course it’s a busy time. On the other side, since Densus 88 is funded, equipped, and trained by the United States, it must also prove that Densus 88 is purely fight against terrorism felony, not Islam.

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Karakteristik Tokoh Sadomasokistik

Membangun Tokoh Sadomasokistik

Akhirnya Manohara Odelia Pinot menunjukkan ke publik luka-luka fisik yang ditoreh suaminya, Tengku Muhammad Fakhry, putra Raja Kelantan, Malaysia. Sebelum itu pun sudah banyak orang berspekulasi bahwa Fakhry adalah penganut seks sadis, sadomasokisme.

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Mari Bicara tentang Intelijen


When you write a thriller, creating an intelligence-typical person is quiet unavoidable. The thriller protagonist is able to predict potential felony. So is the intelligence in real world. Intelligence is the product of evaluated information, valued for its currency and relevance, rather than its detail or accuracy. The term “intelligence” refers also to information gatherer, whether is human (agent) or organization (CIA, FSB, M16, Mossad, BIN, AIO, or private intel organization as well). Nowadays, intelligence activities are not merely for war interest or killing someone subversive. For instance, there are business intelligence, relationship intelligence, heritage intelligence (even no rivalry here), etc. Brief, motivation behind every intelligence actions is to prevent the bad or ensure the good happens.

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