Nov 9, 2013
Post-coital Depression

By Chongchen Saelee

I’m single and I have one-night stands. And tonight got me depressed. more »

Nov 5, 2013
10 Most Unappetizing “Weird” Foods

By Chongchen Saelee

Every culture has its own foods. Some are complex recipes, some are not. Some foods are eaten out of necessity, while others are out of luxury. Either way, here is a list of foods I have encountered in my personal life, although not wide and vast enough, that I consider not that appetizing. more »

Nov 5, 2013
Spontaneous Dipping Sauces From Your Kitchen Counter

By Chongchen Saelee

As a supplement to my previous post Chinese-style onion pancakes, here’s some quick recipes for dipping sauces to go along with your onion pancakes: more »

Oct 30, 2013
Qt SDXM Particle Demo

Not optimized, but it is a basic particle effect.

Oct 28, 2013
The Cave – A Halloween Short Story

The Cave – A Halloween Short Story
By Chongchen Saelee

There is much debate about the color of man in the modern age. With a man’s skin color implies his social status, education, influence. And right now, as history has shown, the white man is the dominate force. But it hasn’t always been. The first man was black. more »

Oct 10, 2013
Sharp-edge shadow self portrait

My attempt to create self portraits with sharper-edged shadows, thus making myself look more masculine. You do this by putting the light source closer to the subject, in this case, my face. It doesn’t quite have the same effect as the flash because my bulbs might be a lower color temperature (3500K rather than 5500K, even though it says it is 5500K on the bulbs, mighta been duped).

Oct 8, 2013
Five-dollar Millionaire Self Portrait
Five-dollar Millionaire (self-portrait)

Five-dollar Millionaire (self-portrait)

I just shaved today.

Too Beautiful A Man (self portrait)

Too Beautiful A Man (self portrait)

A world a difference some facial hair makes.

And, the best of today’s self portraits…

The Greek, yes, minimal retouching, all flash

The Greek, yes, minimal retouching, all flash

Used the flash and got a surprisingly decent result. The hot light gives a deep shadow but also very sharp and crisp look. The shadow underneath my jaw makes me look more masculine. In my other shots, the softer light wraps around my chubby, boyish face, so I can never quite look as hunky. (I knew I looked different in the previous photos than I see myself in the bathroom mirror!)

Oct 7, 2013
How to Detect Fake Post or Ad on Craigslist or Backpage

By Chongchen Saelee

Oh, tonight was a frustrating waste of time. I chatted for nearly 2 hours with “someone”. It was supposedly a real local woman looking for a casual encounter on Craigslist. Usually, I can detect these easily because there are tell-tale signs, but I was inclined to believe this person was a local because she looked local in her pics. Anyway, it didn’t get anywhere. So let me share with you poor saps how to spot a fake post on Craigslist or Backpage anyway. It’s the least I can do. more »

Oct 1, 2013
Salmon Caviar Review

I eat salmon roe caviar for the first time! Here’s my review. more »

Sep 24, 2013
Selfies Sept 24 2013

Finally putting use to my knowledge of the camera. When taking self portraits, you need to use smaller aperture so you get a deep depth of field. The idea is that you will have a better chance of more »