My son Arif’s Christmas gift to me was the book “Reel Bad Arabs, how Hollywood vilifies a people” by Jack Shaheen (it was made into a film as well – vimeo). It is a fascinating reference which took the author more than two decades to compile. In it, he reviewed over 1,000 Hollywood films which […]
Now that I moved the furniture around – and I’m still login’ the new layout – I dug into various recesses of my desk which I have not even looked at for years and found some real gems hidden in there, and crap that I can’t believe I kept – like 3.5″ floppy disk labels, […]
I was reading this article this morning in the Globe & Mail this morning – our last full day in this lovely country – and thought it’s worth sharing: Down the rat hole of gambling: Lab rodents press for optimum strategy but lose on slots Study shows lab rats have trouble differentiating between wins and […]
Or at least it would have been somewhere other than in our big neighbour to our east… Saudi groom slapped by mother on wedding night The groomâ€™s mother became so upset that she hit and insulted him A Saudi groom was slapped by his mother on his wedding night when he tried , in a […]
C++ would be Islam – It takes C and not only keeps all its laws, but adds a very complex new set of laws on top of it. It’s so versatile that it can be used to be the foundation of anything, from great atrocities to beautiful works of art. Its followers are convinced that […]
Getting fed up of how “heavy” it has been in Bahrain recently, I decided to do something completely different! Hope you enjoy it.