Friday, 29 February 2008

ah, the irony

A US officer with the 101st Airborne Division learns Arabic at a combat outpost in the northern Iraqi town of Baiji, near the oil city of Kirkuk.

view from the outside in

Two aliens are flying by our planet. One alien looks down and says, "It seems that the dominant life force here has been able to figure out satellite weapon technologies."

The other alien asks, "Do you mean to say there is intelligent life on this planet?"

"It does not appear to be so", the first replies. "They have it aimed at themselves!"

Sunday, 17 February 2008

the 'power' of the media

One death is a tragedy.
One million deaths is a statistic.

[35,000 children die every day in 3rd world countries; UNESCO]