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Let's Globalize Wisely

By OOI KEE BENG

Editorial in Penang Monthly, September 2014

There is much to worry about in the world today, 25 years after the fall of the Berlin Wall, ewhich should give us reason to pause and consider what the long-term, persistent and negative consequences of the cultural shrinking of the world actually are. 536 more words

Articles

10 Insane Beauty Treatments

Since time immemorial, humans have been willing to endure grievous sacrifices to conform to society’s idea of beauty. In Africa and Asia, the women of certain tribes wear deforming metal coils that deform their neck and shoulders. 1,225 more words

Weird Stuff

I'm Tired Of TEA: Tyrants, Extremist, and Authoritarians

I don’t know about the rest of you but I sure do love iced tea on a hot summer’s day.  Here in Arizona we are quite fond of tea but were not as fussy as the British about it and often drink our tea ice-cold, which no self-respecting Brit would ever do.  3,045 more words

Syria

ISIS Eyeing U.S.-Mexican Border

Ya think?
From Fox News.

Social media chatter shows Islamic State militants are keenly aware of the porous U.S.-Mexico border, and are “expressing an increased interest” in crossing over to carry out a terrorist attack, according to a Texas law enforcement bulletin sent out this week.

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Terrorism

Ajman University Inducts Freshmen to AUST Experience

Ajman University extended its warmest welcome to the freshmen enrolled for the academic year 2014-2015. In its true AUST style new students were welcomed to the beginning of their higher educational tenure at an orientation ceremony held on campus under the supervision of the Student Affairs Department. 365 more words

Abu Dhabi

I'm Tired Of TEA: Tyrants, Extremist, and Authoritarians

I don’t know about the rest of you but I sure do love iced tea on a hot summer’s day.  Here in Arizona we are quite fond of tea but were not as fussy as the British about it and often drink our tea ice-cold, which no self-respecting Brit would ever do.  3,045 more words

Syria

Iraq? Again? You're fucking joking

Come on, Australia. Don’t do this to me (let alone these millions of Iraqis, on whose houses we’re about to strew our Mission Accomplished banners. Again. 1,092 more words

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