Kuwaiti Accomplishments

Posted by Mark

I was talking with a friend of mine and somehow we got into a conversation about Kuwaiti accomplishments. He was surpised by some of the stuff I mentioned and I figured I would list them here and maybe some of you guys can add to this list and that way we can have a nice list of Kuwaiti accomplishments and add them to Kuwiki.

Zed Al-Refai – First Kuwaiti and Arab to climb Mt. Everest
Mesaed Alhammad – Built a working spacesuit
Danah Al-Nasrallah – First Kuwaiti female to participate in Olympics, she was 16!
Munirah Buruki – First Kuwaiti female pilot, only 19
Fahid al Dihani – Bronze Medal in Sydney 2000 Olympics
Amani Al-Haji – Female Kuwaiti Opera Singer
Khalid Sauod AlZaid – World Taekwondo Champion, only 12 years old
Abdulrahman Al-Farsi – Owner of the worlds largest Kite (does this count?)

Do you know any more?


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Zed Al-Refai

Posted by Mark

I just found out Zed Al-Refai, the Kuwaiti who climbed Mt. Everest has a website. Check it out. [Link]


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Islamic Beach Wear

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My favorite is Highline, whats yours? [Link]


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Ask MetaFilter

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Why does a sandwich made by someone else always taste better than one you make yourself? [Link]


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Generation NEX

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Generation NEX

Wow, this slim NES kicks more ass then a slim PS2. [Link]


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Google’s Logo Sucks

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It really does… [Link]


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Nintendogs

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nintendogs

I finally found a reason to get a Nintendo DS, Nintendogs. When I first heard about the game I thought it was stupid, when I saw pictures of the game I thought it was stupider, but then I watched a video of the game in action and I fell in love. Nintendogs is basically like an advanced version of the Tagamotchi pet. You get to choose your dog from the kennel and they you help it grow. A while back our family pet dog died, he was a daschund. The video I watched of the game involved a daschund playing with bubbles. Basically the kid playing with the game was using a bubble blower to play with the dog in the game and the dogs reactions to the bubbles were exactly like my real life dog. The on screen dog jumped around trying to bite the bubbles and then when the bubbles hit him he started to rub his paw on his face! Seeing that brought nice memories and I knew I had to get the game, I am going to resurrect my dead dog back to life inside the game!

I just found a good deal for a DS bundle on Amazon. A silver Nintendo DS bundled with a Spiderman 2 game and a Pro Gamers Kit (includes a Aluminum Case Games Cases, Earphones, Car adaptor Screen Lenses and Neck Strap) for only $129. The Nintendogs (Dachshund version) for $29 also. Now I can’t wait for the game to come. [Link]

Videos of the game available on IGN


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Bang Bang

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hunter

The ashes of gonzo journalist Hunter S Thompson have been blown into the sky from a cannon in Aspen, Colorado. [Link]


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bit.fall

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bit.fall

This is fucking smart, this device makes images using falling drops of water. Its like a waterfall printer. I just downloaded a demo video and it looks very unreal. Its such a great simple idea. [Link]


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WordPress

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WordPress is launching a commercial hosted service similar to TypePad. You can only be invited to the service at the moment so go and give them your email address so they can send you an invite. [Link]


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