Thoughts Archive

Giving up refined sugar
Charities worth your time and money
Marcon, not Le Pen
I'm 31
Chlorinated water bottles
Dad on the mend
Hot enough for you 2017?
Millions benefit from housing speculation
UK's EU ambassador quits
But even in their dressing
2016 and masculinity
Prescription drugs are far worse
Why politicians like property investment
Domain: All you need are rich parents
Australia's immigration dimwits
Live from New York City
One Australian electorate against marriage equality
Leaked doc show long Medicare delays
Collecting a decade of work
Lesson 10 in grilled cheese sandwich observation
Japan on Brexit
Amex Australia customer survey
S. R. Nathan
Back on 20th August 2006
Ruben the university graduate
It’s 7-11
Being an ISFJ
Check your election enrolment
Dumb interview questions
We don’t need Australian state taxes
No more Australian HECS repayment incentives
First of February
Back at the Boatdeck Café
The 2015 Toffee Nut Latte
Is Earth's clear sky unusual?
We are all Lebanese and French
Why bother with fake meat?
+612 8076 2005 is spam
I could pass a US citizenship test
Dishing it out, but can't take it?
World Airways
Tracking loved ones, with victim blaming
Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull
Two years of the Abbott Government
Call on Australian Government to offer safety to Syrian Refugees
Denali joins Uluru
Drop the grit
Goodbye, Bronwyn Bishop
San Francisco trialling urine–repelling paint
Integral to the success of integers
Another reminder of luck
Reading off smartphones is rote learning
Mothers Day 2015
Red Cross Appeal for Nepal
Australian housing affordability
When you factor in externalities
Shaun needs dental surgery
Something rather than something
Australian living standards
US bases in Australia
John Roderick for Seattle City Council
“Y Combinator created a new model for startups”
I’m done, Mr Abbott
Back to Work on beating yourself up
He’s still Prime Minister Abbott
Tony Abbott is Australia’s George W. Bush
Marijuana for chronic pain
WordPress category not updated errors
Happy New Year from Singapore!
Romeo The Puppy, 1999–2014
Australian climate policy up somewhere
Authors of your own misfortune
Gough Whitlam 1916–2014
Long weekend site designs
Words in your face are ruder than smoke
Incomplete bash code injection fix
Happy Birthday Mummy
Creepy sanctioned University Experience Surveys
Scotland 2014
Australian Coalition repeals mining tax
Burning Man
Hey mate, you got WiFi at this cafe?
This may need an RTA call
Robin Williams
Happy birthday @hanezawakirika!
Deregulating Australian university fees
Onadera shoots down the manflu
A nation of coffee-drinkers
The pedestrian blind spot
UTS Feedback Survey 2014
Easter dinner again
All the better for Wikipedia to see you with
Goodbye @JamieJakov
A birthday Tea Cosy
This birthday post is shamelessly backdated
Fluffy White Day Yuki marshmallows
Fortuitous circumstances
Celebrating post 4000 around a campfire
A quadratic Beatles moment
Social expectations in a grocery bag
Schadey coffee
My first late night Winter Olympic kebab
Valentines 2014
Vadim Brodski
A late night cup of hot water
Sydney doesn’t need trams, it needs a metro
A basic FreeBSD NAS with netatalk3
Learning about fatigue
Bootstrapping legal identity, or Who Are You?
Romeo the puppy
The shared experience of Life of Brian
Total [Non–] Recall
An egg shaped boulder
Wet’n’Wild Australian infrastructure
Latvia and adopting the Euro
Belated Sydney Central Terminal decs
Happy 2014
Just saying you’re nice doesn’t make it so
Globalisation in an O’Briens Irish Sandwich Bar
Holidays 2013
Rubénerd Patron ♔ Sir Novak
Accounting for the unexpected
The best cooking smells
11/12/13 (2013.12.11)
Nelson Mandela ♡
When you find yourself at Cafe Neo
The Hornsby Tornado
Goodbye, Kevin Rudd
Throwing corn in the coffee
#NSWFires 2013
Goodbye UTS Tower Building trees
Dependencies and @hotdogsladies
Happy Birthday Lord Potato @Sebasu_tan
Sport and art in Australia
The Merlin Mann on curiosity
Birthday keeki for mummy
Muckup day
Prime Minister Tony Abbott
Caffeine may contribute to healthy liver
Malcolm Fraser on drones
Back to normal at UTS
The day I got my foot back
Ongoing UTS power issues
When your uni is still somewhat flooded
When your university lecture submerges
Our first year together
Pixelart version of Rubi
When your ankle is still a beach ball
Followup supposition soup
Kevin Rudd is Prime Minister, again
Happy birthday @hanezawakirika
I broke ground on Sunday, with my ankle!
High frequency trading
Science with @ChrisMatyszczyk
Congratulations @hanezawakirika and @uberlutzer!
Happy Birthday @domossu!
LNP doesn’t want the university student vote either
Lady @Adasifs and Her birthday
Labor doesn’t want the university student vote
I’ll take that under advisement, DPRK
Margaret Thatcher
Veraciously voracious!
I don’t care, I’m an introvert. Thank you @hanezawakirika!
I’m now a subnetwork
The problem with being spiritual but not religious
Albania and the European Union
Twisted #CityRail wire
Stephen Fry on Pope Benedict XVI
Goodbye drink containers, my old friends
Fires at #CityRail and the Singapore #MRT
Hottest Sydney day on record
Bundesbank to retrieve £125bn of gold reserves
Another school shooting in the US
Good morning, bad night
Hot damn, Sydney
Happy New Year, 2013!
❄ Yuletide 2012
A Mayan end of the world rant!
When I lost some respect for Julia Gillard
我爱你 Clara ♡
Alpha Centauri Bb
Happy Birthday Mummy
This year’s #CityRail tunnel adventure
Happy Birthday Singapore #ndp2012
The NASA #Curiosity rover arrived!
Singapore posts on hold
Bashar al-Assad, Julian Assange
Singapore trip 2012 day 02: Camera battery!
Singapore trip 2012 day 01: Scoot
But it’s just a theory!
Empty spaces
Higgs boson
Happy birthday @hanezawakirika!
An unexpected express train!
A Parisian adventure with @Sebasu_tan
An alternative reason for security theatre?
Why I shouldn’t write nonsense at 01:00
One of them thinking out loud posts
Happy Mother’s Day
100% renewables at UTS by 2015, by @Sashin9000
Australian street jerks
Today on #PunWatch: Stone
Mark Latham on the left
Marriage Equality Amendment Bill 2012 survey
Updating your UTS transport concession sticker
My childhood obsession with the RMS Titanic
It’s as if PM Lee planned this for the QLD election!
Happy 23rd Elke!
The April Fools Day Buzzkill
What does Ruben look like?
First US Marines arrive in Darwin
Brief de jure birthday post!
My de facto birthday 2012!
Happy birthday! Sydney Harbour Bridge turns 80
Muppets, mini book review, Goldman Sachs
Canada scares poor little Dick Cheney
Nostalgic farewell to the Singapore Airlines 747
Japan and Douglas Adams
Leap Day 2012, now with more nostalgia!
Legal bedfellows
Mmm, Australian bank gravy
IKEA day with @Sebasu_tan and @hanezawakirika
Car crash in Earlwood, a mortality check!
Merkel, Sarkozy say growth key in euro crisis
Late afternoon pontifications
Canadian Foreign Affairs gets odd requests from abroad
Won’t somebody think of the gift card issuers
We had Yuletide cheer again!
Hi mumster, checking in again
Christopher Hitchens on North Korea
Václav Havel and Kim Jong Il
Christopher Hitchens, 1949-2011
US troops in Iraq 2003-2011
We finally have another Christmas tree :)
Don’t worry, they’re green bullets!
Words of Ticketed Wisdom from CityRail #01
Brunei is second best! Again!
International AIDS Awareness Day 2011
A Cup of Joe
November 26th #CityFail
Cause this is my United States of Whatever
Penny Wong on marriage equality
Mario Monti
Einstein was a genius
11:11 on 11/11/11
My two hours stuck in a #CityRail tunnel, with photos!
Insert sleeper caffeine pun here
Rubénerd Fun Facts #100
That whole Qantas 2011 thing
The @hanezawakirika on Ruby-Tan!
10,000 questions from @jeorgina
Japan needs a backup capital city!
Emergency snow heels are for emergencies
Made one of them Japanese eel things
Am I the only one not giddy and waving a flag over this?
Soft sweet pretzels look sweet
NSW post-leadership benefits… wait, what?
Victorian Gaming Minister O’Brien has a dumb haircut
Headaches are
Finally, a useful CAPTCHA
Steve Jobs vigil at the flagship Sydney Apple Store
Here’s to the Crazy Ones. The misfits. The rebels.
Steve Jobs
Ruben’s Australian immigration rant of 2011
Advances in corn mazes
Recycled shipping container house
CityRail doesn’t employ vampire labour
Railfans fixate on stuff like this
It’s the Opal card!
Does nobody teach respect for The Timeline?
Singapore’s new president
Goodbye Steve
Hello darkness my old friend…
Singapore’s presidential race in one tweet
He should fix PayPal first
Changi protection, now with more fibre
Ripping ratings agencies a new one
CNN: Alaskan credit rating still AAA
IKEA VÄTE lamps need slender bulbs!
The big C
YouTube videos to scare refugees?
The Sydney Rocks Aroma Festival 2011
Nothing but fantastic Irish economic news!
Done the Australian eCensus
My rebuttal of Eric Abetz on #QandA
My dream house
My Australian Bureau of Statistics infographic
We’re all Norweigian today
Assembling Boeing’s A380
The Gottschild-System CBS 3800
My own TechCrunch template
Smooth Jazz Nyan Cat
NASA in 2011
Mission STS-135
Goodbye, and good riddance NotW
Not paying attention to Moody’s?
Finally, a government website that makes sense
Happy Canada D’eh!
#CityRail post followup with [redacted] and Sally
UTS and Happy Day 2011!
Dr Najib Razak’s meaning?
#CityFail for 2011.06.23
+61 3 9945 7300 is Insurance Line telemarketers
Winter at Museum Station
A common sense Queen’s Birthday
Governments buying stock doesn’t count!
The Schade family garage of doom
Best. Scene change. Ever.
No way SIA/VA!
Arpawocky’s encrypted Mac volume followup
The awesomeness that is @JerryNovak
Chuck Norris doesn’t plagiarise
Towel Day 2011
Never tiring does sound nice, but…
Sydney IKEA train cake LED pudding candles
Cutting Annette Shacklett’s hair
Rapture is nigh! Give to @i2yh and @Rubenerd!
Scrabble HAPPY
The RMS Campania
These Sydney photos may look identical at first
Osama bin Laden, 2011
Post ID 8555 pointlessness
The Great Money Caper
Ben Sidran’s Cool Paradise, track 09
Sydney train signal equipment #FAIL versus LibreOffice in Mac printing
I drink coffee because of my genes?
And the award for worrying awards…
No April Fools posts from me
First layer of leaves after the election…
Is someone at Westpac reading my blog?
The Tennant 3400 for post 3400
A quarter century of Ruben Schadeyness
Young adult Americans drinking more coffee?
CityRail coin sneakyness
Super creepy train ride of doom
Oh no! Most of us aren’t cool and hip!
Japan, 11th of March 2011
Rubénerd News Network! 2011.03.06
#Anime Yumekui Merry #06
Some random Singapore news
New Zealand, Africa, Middle East
What’s with all the Zune spam?!
Bupa International
He seems legit
Egypt is about the size of Glenn Beck’s head
Floods in Peninsular Malaysia now too?!
WordPress ID 8000 celebrations!
Margaret’s Hinton Train Disaster article
Shiver! What Sydney heatwave?
42 is code for not panicking about heatwaves
Hot enough for you, Sydney?
Ayn Rand in a nutshell
The world needs another airport security rant
Witty Crackerbox Palace
Pass the… rushempeng?
When superfluous instructions attack
Steve Jobs in 2011
When stalled BitTorrent attacks
Maintaining my spelling
Barbara Streisand
23:11 11/01/2011
Queensland floods
You’re probably right, Matz
Banking on lots of fancy labels
Facebook, Goldman Sachs, Pet Shop Boys song
Goodbyes 2010
What is this Australia I do not even
What happens if you don’t Go Dustless
Debra Schade, three years on today
One score and nine years ago, Reagan…
November 2010 hiatus
Aung San Suu Kyi 2010
A weekend without checking email
Rubénerd Fun Fact #98 and #99: Robert Frost
Slashdot quotes Ogden Nash
#SpiritDay 2010
Happy 10.10.10 Binary Day!
20 years of German reunification!
Happy belated International Blasphemy Day!
VMware Fusion dinners and movies
A replacement for work
My Gillard, Abbott comparison chart
A catch up post with a series of nothings
Wendy Francis’ deleted blog post
Open letter(s) to Wendy Francis of Family First
Majulah Singapura!
Donations aren’t as valuable as ethics
Malawi gets a new flag thing
SegPub outdoes themselves on #fail
Labor support sliding, time to panic?
A Sunday post: Hotlinking Ron Guenther
Rubénerd Fun Fact #96 and #97: Santana
#debate #ausvotes
15 conveniences that’ll kinda kill you!
40th Anniversary of Apollo 11
New Rupee symbol for the Rupee
Bad New Zealand food puns
Goodbye Singapore
Packing and data and all that
Careful, well-researched German football!
Fricken packing and fricken word hecks
There he goes about high speed rail again
Format 720K floppy disk in Windows XP
Throwing away our childhoods
A lesson in sheer packing stupidity
An Irish sandwich refuge in Singapore
How rude: Singapore flashes a flood
So that possessions don’t own us
Kallen Stadtfeld celebrates Sweden Day!
John Black blames Labor woes on greenies
Medvedev’s brilliant environment idea
On SFTP and BP
Aussie Canadian news of interest (rates)
Mr Tea
Headaches suck and other observeations
Brit Hume is a Tool and Singapore’s oil spill
Google Images puts Singapore in KL
I want the end of car culture too!
Celebrating Geek Pride Day!
Blasphemy! @Aliyaki
Newt Gingrich, report for cleanup duty
Are these two stories somehow related?
Eyes, and scripting Tumblr posts to WordPress?
Replacing coffee with tea
On physics and mystics
Moving house, again
Hugs for Mother’s Day
Number syncronicities and pointlessness
The United Kingdom votes 2010 and all that
Rubenérd Fun Fact #95
Surprisingly truthful branding
I should have called the police
Mayday! Mayday! Get it? Get it?
Rubénerd Fun Fact #94
Almost a shame no planes crashed from ash :/
Teabaggers rebuttal, dedicated to Sparx
Celebrating 2800 posts with shinyness
Solar Dynamics Observatory: Jaw, meet floor
I kinda didn’t forget @Zombie_Plan’s birthday
Goldman Sachs run by frauds. No, really?
The Great Schade Family House Cleanout 2010
Malaysia Airlines public service announcement
A Dodge? You know I only drive Acuras!
An unexpected trip back to Singapore
Does April Fool’s have a Boxing Day?
Morocco’s solar plans, why not Australia?
Evacuate Singapore, islands float and capsize!
Sparx on why people weren’t bailed out
Tomato sauce spelling
#Anime It started as a Senjoughara figure post
Keynes is my Homeboy!
Margaret Thatcher didn’t want a united Germany?
It’s my Jack Bauer, 42 backwards birthday
Seven years of the illegal Iraq war
A 2700 Rubénerd pointless milestone!
American healthcare debate in one tweet
Rubenerd Fun Fact #93
James Randi escapes the closet
Apple to allow iPhone app gifts
Healtcare reform passes in the US
SA Votes 2010: Octopus Battle by Edible_Hat
Watching Tasmanian South Aussie election thing
Voting Green in the South Aussie election thingy
Diagram that made sense when I made it
Post #2666! Run away!!! I’m super cereal!
Following Monnie instructions re: Conroy
Thanks for nothing UniSA
PartedMagic failed? Use an old Knoppix CD!
If I had a diary, this hiatus post would go there
90s nostalgia and the Libretto 70CT!
The greatest CD cover of all time?
Comparing cancer to… computer games?
Biofuels ain’t no silver bullet thing
A 2600 Rubénerd pointless milestone!
Answering @JJProjects about $100 million
Sorry folks, Nobel Prizes aren’t Olympic Medals!
George Carlin on flamethrowers
Can we expect fairness?
You can’t ignore Tim Blair’s blog
Pretending to be funny at 0230
Eight goals for 2010, from Monnie and EdibleHat
Trevor Grace’s South Aussie leaflet thing
Hate mail on my Aussie internet filter posts
We need Aussie high speed rail!
Steve Ballmer takes on a meme
Dick Cheney is a war criminal
Rubénerd Fun Fact #92
Happy Valentines to each and every one of you
Singapore Coffee shops on Chinese New Year
iPhoneUserNews is coming back
My World’s Smallest Political Quiz results
People still use these things called pencils?
Chrysler, Toyota, Dodge, acceleration, lists
You’ve lived in Singapore too long when…
nano 2.2.2 having issues with UTF-8
American mortgages, Chinese currency
South Aussie election law hurts my brain
Disjointed forklift-hit observations
Feeling fine, thought you’d want to know
Rubénerd Fun Fact #91
Macho dignity email spam
Pressurised Delta MD-80 aeroplane things
People exploting the Haiti disaster already?
[Eurotrip] Weather shockness!
[Eurotrip] Happy New Year from Paris!
Eurotrip Post the First!
2009 Yuletide greetings
Half-baked Alaska
Letter for the leaders in Copenhagen
Our dog Romeo is feeling better
I can’t call her Laura Douglass anymore!
James Cameron’s Avatar was AMAZING
@FakeAPStylebook titbit tidbit tidbid
Incentives for not drink driving instead?
Closest I could get to a cake for @Tarale
Yay, December! November is over!
Tony Abbott, Liberal Party self destructing
For today Oli Young is The Word!
Open house inspection peoples
Teacher strike action with the NTEU
Aussie ISPs responsible for copyright?
Late November night ruminations
Bill Maher on the sole profit motive
A Kenyan Standard poll thingy
The 2009 New Humanist Bad Faith awards
Rubenerd Fun Fact #90
People getting dressed up… for exams?
Sending wishes and thoughts to Paul Allen
Burning coal a bit different from breathing!
What a bit of DC-8 paint can do!
Afternoon Boatdeck Cafe conversations
Mummy, melodrama, Penn and Teller Bullshit
Why I’m studying in Adelaide, stop bugging me!
Rubenerd Fun Fact #89
11th November: Lest We Forget
Ted Kennedy and the heathcare bill
Fitting all of Brunei into a museum!
Rubenerd Fun Fact #88
My second bread baking attempt
A Keith Olbermann Bobblehead!
My little loaf of bread
Donating to non confrontational folks!
Rubenerd Fun Fact #87
Our generation talking to parents
The word sneeze has three e’s in it
Another theory on why Titanic sank?
Wearing a hat
The Greens aren’t as… Green any more
Pointless hayfever rambling to feel better
Tips on how to reduce stress by Krizia
A crappy cigarette smoking excuse
Rubenerd Fun Fact #86
BREAKING NEWS: Something has happened
Revised Aussie coal lobbyist video
Things that have annoyed Monnie this week
How NASA can crash lunar spacecraft
Busyness, saying no and whatnot
Cute if stereotypical French smilie
US healthcare reform view from an outsider
Rubenerd Fun Fact #85
Christopher Hitchens on QandA in Australia
Newsmax isn’t doctor’s journal or The Onion
Rubenerd Fun Fact #84
iPity The Fool who named iSnack 2.0
Rubenerd Fun Fact #83
$58 billion on roads, $1.5 on public transport!
It’s a post about life and whatnot
Not so pleasent World Vision encounter
A philosophical shower quandary
Eat Britain!
Yellow Envelope junk mail
Reminding myself I’m alive at least!
Mark Parnell on Marine Policy 101
Lesson 9 in grilled cheese sandwich observation
Samoa now has left drivers
Rubenerd Fun Fact #81
Prohibition works! Wait, what?
On this day, 06th of September
Why are lobbyists tolerated at all?
Okay Woolies, you win!
Sleep problem diagram #Fail
Fatboy Slim on the Rubenerd Blog
Rubenerd Fun Fact #80
Dick Cheney schadenfreude
Twitter councelling at 2am
Rubenerd Fun Fact #79
Nostalgia for the 1990s
Rental inspection went swimmingly
Sarah Palin damaged McCain’s campaign
Third culture kids and high school ramble
A wild weather umbrella safety warning
Cyclists don’t cause most accidents!
Words of wisdom from my sister
Joe is back at the Boatdeck
The Emma Maersk is the real Big Blue!
Rubenerd Fun Fact #78
How to fail at girls, featuring Zombie Plan
Poetry while you wait
No Costco in Adelaide any time soon
Telstra doesn’t like Mawson footpaths
Some fun Friday evening philosophy
Help Justice, Defeat Tyranny in Burma
Rubenerd Fun Fact #77: Shane Rogers
Westpac’s bold new advertising campaign
The Mauretania in 1906 and whatnot
I didn’t follow my 1900th post’s advice
Could someone tell me what ASEAN is for?
Rubenerd Fun Fact #76
Moving on from DBS and POSB in Singapore
Richard Dawkins, Memes, #ProductNose
Reconsidered International Relations lately?
ZombiePlan made me into a card
Followup to my nuclear deterrence fail post
Kyle is a steaming pile of fail
Riders Cafe scones and whatnot
How I blog too much
Getting around a Windows ban
Zombie Plan writes cryptic crosswords
Why nuclear deterrence doesn’t work
Buying time when buying books
Rubenerd Fun Fact #75: Peanut butter
GM Holden advertising mediocrity
Simpsons Treehouse of Horror #19
Them Aussie states aren’t needed
Traffic jams in the 1950s didn’t tell us?
Best. AT&T Logo. Ever.
Eating Norwegian sandwiches in KL
#crocs4ever? They’re made of plastic!
Screw Hummers, I want a Sisu Pasi
Well that’s good to know!
For real, my last atheism post
Rubenerd Fun Fact #74: Bill Maher
Religious offence is a one-way street!
Importance of mentors to young people
On Qantas and the 787 Dreamliner
Happy Canada Day!
Not blogging about not blogging
Saturday night foodstuff philosophy
Rubenerd Fun Fact #73
Bill to allow same sex marriage in Australia
Rubenerd Fun Fact #72
Think about the content, not the medium!
Israeli army not doing itself any moral favours
Back in Singapore… again
To that crying baby on the plane…
Red tape and Australian passports
Red tape and Australian passports, part two
A very merry Queen’s Birthday to you!
Rediscovering the wonders of fabric softener
Stop the Settlements petition
On Steve Jobs, Tony Snow and health
The leadership skills of W Bush. Wait, what?
Adelaide culture shock: No 7-Elevens!
Even the uni is talking about swine flu now
Australian political party quiz results, sustainable economics
Don’t think ambidextrousness is a word
Moving on from atheism, humanism commentary
Pro life, pro family and other misnomers
Great parenting philosophy quote
This site is dedicated to Debra Schade
Don’t write blog posts at 01:30am
Don’t look now, it’s a useless 1666 post!
Ten more Rubenerd Fun Facts!
US rejoins the UN Human Rights Forum
Well there goes my respect for credit unions
AdelaideNow newspaper comments
My answers to Zomblie Plan’s quiz post
Reader comment: Being good without God
A cat followed us home in the night
A philosophical revelation: I’m a humanist
Twittering with South Australian Premier Mike Rann!
BBC News says Asia needs to stop export addiction
LivingSocial list: Things that terrify me!
Lesson eight in grilled cheese sandwich observation
An Adelaide public transport ramble
Sweden allows same-sex marriage!
LivingSocial list: Favourite heathen tomes!
When I blog late at night…
Twitter’s low retention rate
Yes, I am an advertisement free blog! I think…
On Sparx, grilled cheese sandwiches and jaffles
AFL coach comparing lost game to Anzacs?
Aussie banks taking advantage of consumers?
Mark Parnell on Ian Plimer’s climate change challenge
Dave Winer on money versus happiness
South Australia: The Unpretentious State?
Elephant on a trampoline
Sad month for gay rights in South Australia
Online monetisation is a misnomer at best
They have Google in English now?
Easter eating… does a book I’m reading count?
Four Mark Twain quotes are more than three
PKR wins Bukit Selambau by-election
Clipmark: Some of my favourite Slashdot sigs
Clipmark: Joe the Plumber a political William Hung?
Lesson 7 in grilled cheese sandwich observation
Clipmark: Barack Obama on tax havens
Adelaide hot cross buns and local fruit
My life is finally back on track people!
I don’t think Holden’s troubles are surprising
Becoming a fan of Malcolm Turnbull on Facebook
Clipmark: Greens call for China spy alert in Australia
Even Google now has an Earth Hour page
My 23rd birthday photos from Hahndorf
Lesson 6 in grilled cheese sandwich observation
My passport says I’m an Aussie!
Kevin Rudd meets Barack Obama, Adelaide Advertiser
On Adelaide Hummers and Piaggios
Clipmark: Senator Conroy on Twitter
J-Walk’s sinister plan to harvest personal information
Ten fresh Rubenerd fun facts!
Businesses that are too big to fail
Cute uninteded political commentary in my CSS
A Sunday Boatdeck Cafe Mugaccino post
Pointless observation regarding palindromic numbers
Scary tornado warnings in South Australia
Jon Stewart in his finest form ever
Manichaean paranoia deleted from Wikipedia
Dangerous war relics in the US and Singapore
An epic Australia Post fail of state proportions!
A brekkie holiday review, with some photos
My joke against Bill O’Reilly saga continues, again
Aussie internet filter dead in the water and whatnot
What’s the perfect addition to any cheeseboard?
Sam Harris and believing because of evidence
Narcissistic conspiracy theorists… STFU!
I’m Blacked Out for New Zealand
If it ain’t one dang thing it’s another!
On Jonathan Schwartz, Sun and Barack Obama
Stick a fork in him, Bush is done!
The world is my coffee today folks!
On oxymorons and sustainable business
Mary Wallace on love and happiness
Bummer, tarnation and… and… bummer
Awake and ready to go… at 03:30
Japan moving
A hard hitting and relevent post
How does my dad manage this?
Emailing a politician… and getting a response!
Results for Frome by-election in South Australia
Gong Xi Fa Cai and Happy Australia Day!
Responses for my Bush Nixon post
History will judge George W. Bush well. Wait, what?
Obama is president, we heave a sigh of relief
A quick sort-of Middle East story of my own
Less than four hours before Obama inauguration
Don’t look now, Ruben can’t sleep again
Bill Moyers on Israel, Gaza and lives
First of the last single digit days for Dubbya
Steve Jobs’ health should not be a public spectacle
Peace in Hebrew, Arabic and English
German Singapore facts you may or may not know!
Beautiful Carl Sagan atheism quote picture
My political compass, mild left wing libertarian?
And back to Singapore we go
I learned something this evening about Nepal
Ten fresh Rubenerd Fun Facts, part four
Another adventure with an Australian bank
Text message insight philosophy
My attempt at a Canadian Liberal NDP coalition post
Canada and Australia are kinda similar, eh, mate
Lesson 5 in grilled cheese sandwich observation
Comment on my Bill O’Reilly Flickr photo
I’ll let Stewie Griffin answer this comment
Randy Fullerton’s comments on my sleep post
The dramas behind the Lockheed L-1011 TriStar
Google Reader at 3am: sleep related stories
Ten fresh new Rubenerd Fun Facts, part three
This aeroplane looks like it’s wearing mascara
Rare occasion when Ruben genuinely feels happy!
Calling BS on cancer wait and see approach
Diplomatic responses to my government bailout
My own current woes with realtors and rent
Have bank bailouts exposed a serious flaw?
Ten fresh Rubenerd Fun Facts, part two
On Adelaide Airport, Embraer E-Jets
Ten fresh new Rubenerd Fun Facts!
Podcast feed has been fixed
Is General Motors worth saving? Well…
Nostalgic for credit crunch days
Even Ferraris need to be pushed!
Ruben’s mostly-fail-safe method for beating blues
Lesson 4 in grilled cheese sandwich observation
Alaskan senate election race news
Our Prime Minister is now on Twitter!
It was a hot one in Adelaide yesterday
Australian internet censorship pilot to commence
Remembrance Day
Conroy, fix the Internet before you censor it
Reduced profits of auto companies a good thing?
Roast beef sandwiches for underage cats
Important philosophical post on Barack Obama
Someone thinks internet filtering is a good idea?
The world needed Barack Obama
Steven Fry’s salient tweet about America
Twitter chatter over Obama win
Obama has won!
Public service announcement for American friends
Lesson 3 in grilled cheese sandwich observation
Final post on the American elections tomorrow
People in Australia talking about Obama
McCain discusses Australia, Obama does not
Ominous post numbers are ominous
iPhone public transport ramblings
Sarah Palin’s non-answers are scarier message for American friends
Australia would vote for Obama
Palin pick backfired amongst younger voters!
The verdict is in, my readers rule!
I wasn’t born yet: the Convair 880
We need a world government, and we need it now
If only oil cost just 100 dollars a barrel!
New quality of life rankings, why I’m skeptical.
This is what an economic bounce-back looks like
Inspirational morning quote of a quote
Okay I admit it, I like the USA
The REAL reason CBA is buying BankWest
My view on the role of capitalism, via Twitter
Australian daylight savings has started. Free map!
Andy The Code Kaufman Geass Quiz Kaufman
Sarah Palin, Russia, parliament, stupidity
3/700ths of a Wall Street bailout will feed every child
A midlife crisis… at 22?
Remembering Paul Newman in my own way
GM Holden’s answer to rising fuel prices
At least Australian banks are weathering crisis just fine
RBA drops interest rates by quarter percent
Common sense is the least common
The NSA incomplete sentences quiz
Sustainable Olympics? Haha!
I believe in the United Nations Charter
Lesson 2 in grilled cheese sandwich observation
The Church of the New World Order!
On students and generic brand goodness
A lesson in grilled cheese sandwich observation
Olympics tomorrow, and other musings
Starbucks shuts down in South Australia
Adelaide life update
Back in Adelaide, world business rant
I’m very proud of this svelte post
The Boeing 777 for the 777th post
Power failures are.
Heh heh, piano tuner
Boeing 767 for post 767
Jim is back, my own go at philosophy
Back in KL again
Boeing 757 for post 757
Huge fallen tree on Stevens Road photos
747 post, bad taking off pun
Message to James Kloss
737 posts, bad taking off pun
All work and no sleep makes Ruben something
RMS Queen Mary 2 size comparison
Starbucks or Makkers for studying?
JB Singapore urban rails: about time!
Batam trip: Straits of Singapore photos!
Back from Batam
Coffee Bean at Bishan
My suspension of disbelief was DOA
I’m 22, but I won’t wear one!
Tibet and the Olympics, a sign?
He uses the word people a lot
Glad legal systems don’t work like this!
Twitter keeps trying to recruit me
Barack Obama, Bob Brown Awesomeness!
Ec5618 on evolution
Debra Ross, Mummy’s funeral
Message for the world
My mum lost the 12 year battle
Dave Wares is awake
Christopher Hitchens
Elvis Costello
Erich Maria Remarque on ignorance
QuoteMstr on law, via Slashdot
Bill Maher on freshness
Doc Searls on Linux
Sara Wederman on treasures
S. R. Hadden
Julee Ng on ice cream
The Joker
Sam Harris on reason
Jon Stewart on karma
Philip K. Dick on reality
John C. Dvorak on Singapore
Bill Maher on health
Sam Harris on world government
Jimmy Wales on quality
Jimmy Wales on idiots
Scissors beat paper
Jim Ross on conspiracy theories
Sam Harris on Galileo
Australia 2007 – Voting Green!
Australia 2007 – No more John Howard!
GM to start making hairspray!
Africans are genetically inferior? Codswhallop!
Earthquake hits Indonesia, rocks Singapore
Dead airline models and such
The Big Three, huge cars and sales
All work and no play makes Ruben need coffee
Jon Stewart on George W Bush’s Job
Using HTML, XHTML for word processing
Had a Lucky Break yet?
Wishes for Tony Snow
The Hinton train disaster revisited
AJAX: repeating past mistakes
Singapore, landscaping, transport and such
Ruben’s Top 10
The urge to visit Ras al-Khaimah
Moving back to Singapore
The joys!
Ruben’s 21st eve musings!
Robert Meyer’s inconvenient truth
Insert relieved title here
Another mum update
Eerie Saturday night in Kuala Lumpur…
Happy Singles Awareness Day
The Desk: Hope slipping even further
Asia-Pacific rally, save for China
Ruthie Mazengarb’s third year! Good stuff!
Ruben fails Poetry 101
Do sarcastic girls turn you off?
We’re back from Fraser’s :)
Rebecca Hagelin shoudn’t try economics lah!
The Desk: Is her hope slipping?
Redesigned New Zealand flag…
Great comment regarding my flat tax system post
Johor Floods Intensify, No Relief in Sight
Comparing Flat Tax to Variable Tax
All You Would Ever Want To Know About John Howard!
The Desk: Singapore Move… Again?
The Desk: Singapore Moving Speculation
George W. Bush in Singapore
Segway Cops!
New Hang Seng and Singapore Straits Times Records!
It’s Not Easy Being An Atheist… Apparently!
More Woes For Adelaide Airport
The Desk: 25 Years!
Rubenerd Fugly Car Awards!
The Desk: George W. Bush and Elke Schade
Democrats Sweep Republicans Out of Power!
The Desk: James Ross and James Ross
Stop Bush This November 7th!
The Desk: My Mum, China and Coffee
Grilled Cheese Sandwich
Malaysian Rainforest Dilemma
Kevin Keirle’s Mo and Other Observations
You Heard Me! Don’t Shut Down the UN!
Days Until Bush Leaves Office!
Dang Those Flying Bottles
Another Bushism
Apple Halloween Pumpkins!
The Desk: When Things Just Work!
Conan O’Brien’s Walker Texas Ranger Lever
The Desk: Taking Risks? Rubbish
The diesels are coming!
The Desk: Mumster Back on Chemo
My Mum Has a Account
Starbucks Circle Charm
Are You An Evil Liberal?
Heinz Tomato Sauce and Ketchup
Bruce Schneier Facts
No Roti Canai for Malaysian Astronaut
Chuck Norris Facts!
Atlantis Safely Back Home
The Hinton Train Disaster
Ruben Schade Life Check
Living With Parents Again
Westfield eyes Canada, Europe
Operation Move to Malaysia
Singapore Airlines Baggage Allowance
House Quote
Aussie Children Smacking Ban
September 11th
Marty Smith Quotes
Join the EFF
Late Night For Ruben
Peugeot 307 HDi
Australian NRL Game Attendance Down
Australia Quiz
Ruben Doesn’t Escape Winter Cold Part 2
Steve Irwin Is Dead
Economist Intelligence Unit
Tourism or Tresspassing in Tokyo
Ruben Doesn’t Escape Winter Cold
Yogi Berra Quote
Keeping Your Adelaide Metroticket Safe
Rubenerd Show Cassette
Are You South Australian?
Boatdeck Cafe Air Guitars
Bloomberg Desktop
Do Apple Seeds Have Arsenic?
Poor Papua New Guinea
Beppe Grillo’s Blog
Academic Integrity and Plagiarism
At the Boat Deck Cafe
South Australia’s Premier Now a Doctor
Atanu Dey on Humans and Problem Solving
Sushi and Sashimi Addicition Part 2
Sushi and Sashimi Addicition
Beautiful Morning
John Howard and Peter Costello Ad
The Aceh GAM
Jamie Oliver Quote
Liberty Versus Security
Repeating Words, Lost Meaning
Collagen Most Common Protein
Malaysian National Day Dominos Pizza
Someone Doesn’t Like Globalisation
Caffeine Quote
British Police Thwart Airline Terror Plot
Smokers Are Selfish Pricks
Singapore $1, Bagua, Feng Shui
Stupidity Quote
Should Australia Invade New Zealand?
Evil SUVs!
We Left Wing People are Evil Apparently
Closeup of Mug Boss
When Houseplants Attack
Samuel Johnson Quotation
Church of Reality
Sustainable Style, Living & Design
Another Wasted $30 Million
Ruben Has A Girlfriend
Coffee and Wireless Internet
20 Years Old Tomorrow
Basque Ceasefire
The Business of Leadership
Cyclone Larry Just As Bad As Tracy
It’s Official: Labor Wins in South Australia!
The South Australian Liberals
18% Counted in South Australian Election
Coping With Teenagers
NAB Cup Final or State Election? Andrew Jarman’s A Moron
Gunkanjima Index Vol One, Abandoned Buildings
New Salsa Purchased
Someone Stole My Salsa!
Condoms in Highschool
MyBudget Bills
The Queen Opens The Opera House Again
Passenger 57 (1992) Quote
Queen Elizabeth’s Last Trip Downunder
BankSA Address, Ingle Farm Shopping Centre
The American World
Worse It Gets, Better It Sells
Making Money From The Bali 9
Accepting Applications for Japanese Girlfriends
Ruben’s Saturday Night Beer Review – Carlton
It’s So Bloody Hot!
Adventures With Courier Services
Depression Gene Identified
Palmer Hyperhidrosis
Pregnancy Support Line
John Howard PM For 10 Years
Immiture People In Lectures
Really Baaaaaaaaad Slogans
My Uni Timetable… Yuk!
Ruben’s Saturday Night Beer Review – Carlsberg
JavaScript Junk Cleanout Continuing
Chris Is Back
Who Will Captain The Crows on Sunday?
Enrolled For 2006 Courses
The Ruben Junk Cleanout Has Started!
I smell a ripoff
Boxing Day & Palm Pilots
And So This is Christmas