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This Is It

In: News

This was to be the greatest show in history! Its just amazing to see the dedication in all those dancers!

Education on Drug Abuse at Marina

In: Kuwait, News

This is pretty interesting. There are stalls setup on the Marina Bridge by the police department to show the ill-effects of drug use. All of it was in Arabic so I guess they aren’t targeting any of the expats with their campaign. The most interesting of all displays was this over-crowded one featuring a manikin [...]

Michael Jackson Dead at 50 :(

In: News

“Michael Jackson had a level of hero worship on a par with Elvis Presley or the Beatles but he was the first black star to inspire such a massive following around the world.” This is real sad news! Michael Jackson was a great artist and an even greater inspiration to millions. Though the man is [...]

Alien Contraption in Farwaniya

In: Kuwait, News

Was driving through Dajeej when I noticed this funny looking contraption by the Police station there. Anyone know what it is? Radar? Satellite receiver? Million dinar bulb?

Car Fire at Sharq

In: Kuwait, News

Took these snaps on my way to lunch. A car caught on fire. There was thick black smoke spewing out of a car and once the fire engine got there, it turned white and spread all around. The show was over in 5 mins and all the crowds and fire engines disappeared.

I was very amazed to hear this!!! People who want to cast their vote during the coming elections in Lebanon on the 7th, can fly to Beirut for free, yes FREE! Just to vote! I was at one of our travel divisions (to collect my tickets) when I saw a list of 700 tickets waiting [...]

29 Year Old with 21 Children!!!

In: Fun Times, News

Thats a lotta mouths to feed!

World No Tobacco Day

In: News

The theme of World No Tobacco Day 2009 is “Tobacco Health Warnings”, with an emphasis on the picture warnings that have been shown to be particularly effective at making people aware of the health risks of tobacco use and convincing them to quit. More and more countries are fighting back against the epidemic of tobacco [...]

In a new study, Evans Data says that the developer population in established economies is expected to decline by 35 percent this year compared with last year, as InformationWeek reports. Despite this dearth of developers, however, we continue to see an explosion of open-source projects and social-Web applications. It’s very possible, of course, that a [...]

Intel’s best-known marketing campaign has been “Intel inside,” which began in the 1990s. The new slogan is broader: “Sponsors of Tomorrow.” The campaign will start in the U.S., the U.K., and Germany and then expand to two dozen more countries. So what’s Intel doing spending money on humorous marketing during a recession? Apparently, co-founder Gordon [...]

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This blog is run by Mario Alvares, a Goan Web Guru living in Kuwait, sharing some of his thoughts with the rest of the world. Click the About Me link for more info and a funny mug shot. Check out the posts on this blog and feel free to leave your comments. Use the RSS links above to subscribe.