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Plumeria pudica

Plumeria pudica

4 Jun, '105 Comments

Plumeria pudica, originally uploaded by malyousif. The “Bridal Bouquet” plumeria. First flowering! Happy Friday everyone.

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Street Terrorism

Street Terrorism

30 May, '105 Comments

Disclaimer: I’m not the safest nor the best driver on the road. I sometimes speed, change lanes without signaling and talk on the phone. I do; however, regard myself as better than average and most certainly better than the twerps who drive on hard-shoulders or pavements and those who drive with children on their […]

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The Stake is Ready. Bring on those Saudis!

The Stake is Ready. Bring on those Saudis!

29 May, '104 Comments

When I first heard of the MTV production Resist the Power, Saudi Arabia my thoughts were running along the lines of the effect of such a program on those featured in it and how their lives are now in danger after the program aired… did they know the sacrifices they were making before agreeing to be put in front of the cameras?

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A different kind of Muslim

A different kind of Muslim

28 May, '1035 Comments

Change to the Muslim world seem to be coming from Muslims in the free world. But can that counter the growing extremism and verdant sectarianism we experience in the lands of Islam? Could people like Rima Faqih and Aziz Ansari be the harbinger of change?

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Dig!

Dig!

27 May, '103 Comments

The novel sight of illustrious personages shoveling dirt might not be an alien one to most people’s minds, but 9 of them being pictured in the process certainly illicits a worthy “captioning” competition, so have at it!

But who are they and what are they doing is another story…

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