Malaysia

What pilots think about the crazy new theory that the missing Malaysia jet used another jet to hide

What pilots think about the crazy new theory that the missing Malaysia jet used another jet to hide

Not surprisingly, the disappearance of Malaysia Flight 370 with 239 people on board more than a week ago has led some people to come up with very interesting theories about what might have happened.

On his Tumblr, self-identified hobby pilot and aviation enthusiast Keith Ledgerwood put forward the most elaborate and interesting suggestion we’ve heard yet.

He argues the 777 could have flown over India and Pakistan, avoiding military radar detection by turning off its communications systems and following a Singapore Airlines 777 so closely the two aircraft “would have shown up as one single blip on the radar.”

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The beautiful, underwater hunting of the Bajau ocean nomads

The beautiful, underwater hunting of the Bajau ocean nomads

While Aquaman may well be the most boring superhero ever, there’s no denying that he’s actually got some pretty nifty powers. After all, who wouldn’t want to be able to hang out underwater and see all the incredibly bizarre and insanely cool creatures down there? We bet it’s even better than a 3-D IMAX movie!

On the other hand, anyone with a bit of training and some scuba gear can achieve that, but that’s just not quite the same, is it? If only we could just slip into the ocean and run around on the seafloor like we belonged there.

Turns out that, while you and I may not be able to, there are entire cultures of folks who live on the sea–and some of them can even “walk” on the ocean floor!

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Welcome to Tang Chiew Ling’s little leaf world

Welcome to Tang Chiew Ling’s little leaf world

Leaves; they’re all around us. Even deep in the city, you can find them on lone trees poking through the asphalt, or a potted plant outside a store. One Malaysian artist has found a way to incorporate the everyday, often-ignored leaf into his work in a creative way.

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This Coffee Ring Portrait will Blow Your Mind 【Video】

This Coffee Ring Portrait will Blow Your Mind 【Video】

Being both a huge coffee addict and a minor clean freak, I can’t stand spilling even a drop of my precious black liquid. Drops of tea of coffee in a saucer annoy me so much that I’ve been known to decant my drink into a fresh cup and start over. Similarly, if I’m in a restaurant and the condensation from my glass leaves wet marks on the table I’m forever cleaning them up with paper napkins.

Not this artist. Where most of us see annoying table-cloth-ruining stains and wet patches to soak our sleeves, Malaysian artist Hong Yi, also known simply as Red, sees a tool to paint with. By spilling a little coffee into a saucer, dipping her cup into it and pressing it down onto a canvas over and over again, she has created this portrait.

The entire mesmerizing process in video format after the jump!

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Malaysian Apartment Tenants Pissed Off by Woman Who Pissed On the Elevator

Malaysian Apartment Tenants Pissed Off by Woman Who Pissed On the Elevator

Residents of the Sri Saujana Flat in Penang, Malaysia are up in arms after a security camera caught a young woman urinating in their elevator.  However, they are unable to identify the woman who just couldn’t hold it.

On the video, the woman is seen boarding the elevator.  Then after quickly glancing straight into the camera, pulls down her shorts, squats down and lets it all out over the floor of the lift.

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Lost in Translation: a different kind of relief

Lost in Translation: a different kind of relief

One day, while walking around in downtown Kuala Lumpur, the capital city of Malaysia, with an empty stomach, I found a tiny hamburger stand. Considering that I flew all the way to Malaysia specifically to experience the exotic, I decided that eating a hamburger would be boring. However, as I was passing the stand my eyes locked onto a word on the menu board. Read More