MY BOOK DIARY: August, September & October 2008

I had intended to post a little about the books I’m reading, but as you may have noticed I haven’t so far ;-P I’m far from being an avid reader, but (amazingly enough) I have read a few books since moving my blog here, so it’s high time I told you about them *grin* [...]

Wildlife photographer of the year

Friday, 31 October 2008, 14:28 | Category : Crumbs, Curiosities
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I’m just browsing through some photographs that won prizes. I think this monkey looks like an alien and I’m really not sure who is eating who on this photo.

Paris Hilton for President

By popular demand ;)

Strangely enough as much as I never particularly liked her, I have to agree with Andreja - she actually makes sense on this video ;) Not only that - some of the lyrics are kind of clever…

English Babu Desi Mem

English Babu Desi Mem (India, 1996)
Seen: last night on DVD
Runtime: 170′
Release Date: sometime in 1996 in India and sometime recently on DVD in Poland
Polish Distributor: not even the Polish Bollywood forum knows ;) I saw it on a DVD which was attached to a magazine, but there’s no sign of a Polish distributor on [...]

Stopping Autoplay on Youtube

Wednesday, 29 October 2008, 11:25 | Category : Computer Stuff, Crumbs
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Just thought I’d share this - I always found the way videos on youtube autoplay very annoying and have been trying a few different firefox extensions to change this behaviour and I think I’ve finally found one I like, it’s called Tubestop. What it does is that if the uploader has allowed embedding it exchanges [...]

The quirks of being involved in IT

Wednesday, 29 October 2008, 11:04 | Category : Computer Stuff, Crumbs, Life & Stuff, Literature, Books & Language
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Something me and a friend at school are catching ourselves out on more and more regularly is how computerized our every day language has become. For example quite recently I asked my friend how on Earth she’s managing to do so many things at once (work, school, another school, friends etc.) and she started explaining [...]

US raid in Syria

Tuesday, 28 October 2008, 9:58 | Category : Crumbs, Politics, Human Rights & Other Serious Stuff
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The US is supposed to have crossed the Iraq-Syria border by helicopter and started shooting at civilians. What I totally don’t get is that the US has not given ANY comment on this. They haven’t even said anything on the lines of “we’re looking into it”.

Economy impacts US prison system

Monday, 27 October 2008, 21:36 | Category : Crumbs, Politics, Human Rights & Other Serious Stuff
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China criticises the US on human rights record

Monday, 27 October 2008, 21:30 | Category : Crumbs, Politics, Human Rights & Other Serious Stuff
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Dalai Lama ‘loses hope’ for Tibet

Monday, 27 October 2008, 21:21 | Category : Crumbs, Politics, Human Rights & Other Serious Stuff
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Interesting events I think…