Garage Cafe

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Garage Cafe

Seems like an interesting idea. Its located in the alleyway in front of Palm Palace near Marina Mall. Looks like its opening soon.


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Strange Station

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Today morning on my way to work I was searching the radio frequencies when I landed on 100.5 FM. It was playing like an old black and white movie or something, really strange. What station is this? I recorded a bit with my phone so you can here hear it. [Video]

update: Turns out its the KTV sound channel [Link]


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Nats Great Escape

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So Nats got a flight on Jazeera Airways tomorrow that leaves from Damascus. Since morning she has been trying to find a cab that will take her to Syria and she finally called me 15 minutes ago telling me she got one and tomorrow 5AM she will leave her house. Seemed like a good plan until 5 minutes ago Israel bombed her escape route. Now she is trying to find out if there is another route she can take.


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Puppets Who Kill

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Puppets who kill

Puppets Who Kill has to be the strangest TV show I have watched in a while. The show is a combination of puppetry and real people and the story is about these four homicidal puppets living in a halfway house with a clueless human social worker. I only watched one episode so far and it was extremely funny and even had a sex scene between a puppet and a real person which I found… weird. The whole show is just “different” like that. If you can get a hold of it from Amazon or Torrents then do so.


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Dear Nat,

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If you don’t come back, Nibaq gets your MacBook, I get your Nano.


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More Flavor, Less Sales

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From Kottke: KitKat bars have always been big in the UK, but when the company introduced some exotic new flavors, overall sales of the candy dropped 18%. [Link]


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What about us?

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CNN Biased

The screenshot above is from the CNN main page. The area which I have highlighted in yellow is where they mention an Israeli woman and her grandson got killed and they have it as an important point. Yet they don’t mention the fact that over 60 people in Lebanon (including 2 Kuwaitis) have also been killed. I don’t mind CNN being biased but they shouldn’t make it that obvious…


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Drastic US decline in rape

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An interesting article where the author attributes some of the decline in rape to the availability of porn. I think it makes perfect sense. [Link]


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Baghdad Bob Returns?

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Version 1
Al Jazeera says the Israeli army confirmed that a warship was hit after Nasrallah said Hizbullah destroyed the ship which had struck his headquarters

Version 2
An Israeli naval ship off the coast of Lebanon was lightly damaged by what appeared to be a rocket, Israel Defense Forces say.


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The Numbers

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Lebanese prisoners in Israel: 4
Civilians killed in past 3 days: 60
Civilians wounded in past 3 days: 170
Value of damages: Seven billion dollars

Lebanese prisoners in Syria: Hundreds

Sources: [1] [2] [3]


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