Desperate Housewives Dirty Laundry

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Dirty Laundry

We got this game yesterday from Sultan Center to play at work and the game really sucks. Its complicated and not fun at all. We ended up creating our own game with our own rules because the original was so crap. On the bright side it costs only KD3.750.


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How can you make money from your blog?

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DartMedia

If you are running a blog and are getting a decent amount of visitors you can cash-in by placing banners on your site. One easy way to get banners on your site is with DartMedia who are based in Kuwait. They pay up to KD3 for every 1000 impressions their banners get. So if you get 1000 visitors a day thats KD93 a month. Both Kuwaitism and Zaydoun have been using them for a while now so DartMedia must be treating them well or else they would have stopped using them ages ago. If you are interested in having banners on your site you can go apply on DartMedia’s website. Here is their link. [Link]

Note: Bloggers you are publishers


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Dirty Sanchez the Movie

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Dirty Sanchez

Dirty Sanchez are coming out with a movie, you can view the trailer here. [Video]

If you don’t know who Dirty Sanchez are, here are some clips from the show. “They make Jackass look like teletubbies”.

Ass scrape
Staple
The Cactus
More here


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Jennifers Body

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Favorite song today, Jennifers Body by Hole. [MP3 3.38MB]


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Vintage pictures of Kuwait

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Kuwait in the 80s

Found this via Hilaliya, some teacher who was living in Kuwait in the 80s scanned some old pictures he had taken here and uploaded them to his flicker account. Some cool stuff, Kuwait really hasn’t changed much. [Pictures]


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Review: Long Way Round

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Long Way Round

Two years ago I read somewhere that Ewan McGregor was going to ride a bike around the world. I didn’t think much of it then and totally forgot about it until a few weeks ago Marzouq mentioned Long Way Round on his blog. Turns out Ewan McGregor took cameras with him on the trip and he turned his adventure into a documentary. So right after I read Marzouqs post I download the series from the Internet and I watched it none stop for 2 days.

Long Way Round is a documentary that is 7 episodes long and it takes you on an adventure with Ewan McGregor and his best friend Charley Boorman on a 151 day journey from London all the way to New York. They headed East from London through a couple of countries in Europe, then they headed into Russia, Kazakhstan, Mongolia then Russia again followed by Siberia where they then took a plane to Alaska. From Alaska they then rode down to Calgary and then down into the US until they reached New York. It was a really incredible and extremely exhausting journey. Mongolia for example has only 80 miles of tarmac so the majority of their ride was on gravel and offroad.

It was really fun to watch the documentary and by the end of it you just want to quit your job, go out and buy a bike and then travel the world on it. I was really disappointed when it finished and I really wished it was longer because it felt like I was with them on their adventure. My final rating is easily a 5 out of 5. The only other series I have given a full 5 stars to is Band of Brothers so its not a score I give out easily unless its really worth it.

You can buy Long Way Round on DVD from Amazon


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H4xx0r ur cat

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Ummmm, don’t know what to say really.. [Link]


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Ban Dunkin Donuts

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Ban Dunkin Donuts

Dunkin Donuts is addictive and it should be banned!


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BBC World Radio in Kuwait

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I just read on Kuwaitism’s blog that the English version of BBC World is now available in Kuwait on 100.1 FM. I used to listen to the station the whole time while I was in Lebanon on the frequency AM 1323. It was the coolest station filled with news, documentaries and interviews. Here in Kuwait I listen to VOA news on FM 96.9 but early in the year they changed their programming to focus more on educating people on the English language and its just really crap now. Can’t wait till I get into my car and try tuning to BBC World.


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Banksy Vs Paris

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Someone of you might have read yesterday in the news about the artist Banksy and how he smuggled 500 doctored copies of Paris Hilton’s debut album into music stores throughout the UK, where they ended up getting sold without the shops’ knowledge. Well Stereogum has a video showing how Banksy smuggled the CDs into the shop. Check it out. [Link]

Here is also a photoset on Flickr of the doctored copies of Hiltons CD. [Link]


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