Monday, January 31, 2011
An Egyptian protester was photographed Friday using an interesting technique to display her hope for peace through the turmoil taking place in Cairo.LA Times
While many are throwing rocks and flaming projectiles at government troops, she is kissing riot policemen who were sent to quell the madding crowds.
"Gary started trolling about three years ago.via
'I do it mostly for my own pleasure. Maybe it began from getting frustrated from people complaining all the time. I get pleasure when I create disturbance and people get angry.'
Gary spams and trolls. He may appear using his own name or under a nickname.
'I don't bother to spam anywhere else than in Facebook. That too has become tiresome. Nowadays I troll more.'
Have you ever thought how mean it is to disturb other internet users?
'Yes. Every day. I don't mind.'"
Confirming what a few have reported this evening: in an action unprecedented in Internet history, the Egyptian government appears to have ordered service providers to shut down all international connections to the Internet. Critical European-Asian fiber-optic routes through Egypt appear to be unaffected for now. But every Egyptian provider, every business, bank, Internet cafe, website, school, embassy, and government office that relied on the big four Egyptian ISPs for their Internet connectivity is now cut off from the rest of the world. Link Egypt, Vodafone/Raya, Telecom Egypt, Etisalat Misr, and all their customers and partners are, for the moment, off the air.Renesys | via
Nicholas Harrington, 16, told CNN affiliate WPLG that he was behind the mystery, with a little help from his friends.CNN
"I liked the idea of an anonymous piano out there, no explanation to it," he said, adding that he viewed it as art for a portfolio in a future college application.
Harrington shared with the station home video from before the holidays, when he and his father moved the baby grand piano from his grandmother's house to his, on a boat.
Weeks later, after purposely setting the piano on fire at a party, he, his father, and two of his friends decided to place it out on the sandbar, WPLG reported. "It was a solid surface. It wouldn't float away," Harrington told the station.
TUCSON - Smugglers using a catapult to launch marijuana across the border were observed on a remote video surveillance system, and National Guard troops coordinated with Mexican authorities to disrupt the far-flung operation.Video
On Friday evening, National Guard troops operating a remote video surveillance system at the Naco Border Patrol Station observed several people south of the International Boundary Fence preparing a catapult and launching packages over the International Border fence, according to U.S. Customs and Border Protection.
Gisborne's oddest couple celebrate 10 years together this month.
The friendship between a Highland cattle beast and a goose was forged in January 2001 in the paddocks of Knapdale Eco Lodge off Back Ormond Road, after the two bonded following the death of one of their mates.
The goose has since become an unlikely member of the Highland cattle herd and is completely devoted to Hamish, born two weeks after the goose lost her mate.
The unlikely pair have been inseparable since.