Arte Y Pico Award

4 06 2008

Posted By Yousef

This is exciting πŸ˜€ Our dear friend intlxpatr from Here There and Everywhere have honored us with this amazing award, Arte Y Pico Award. Thanks intlxpatr! πŸ˜€

Now there are some rules and some choices I had to make after receiving this award. The rules are:

1. Pick 5 blogs that you consider deserve this award for their creativity, design, interesting material, and also for contributing to the blogging community, no matter what language.
2. Each award has to have the name of the author and also a link to his or her blog.
3. Each award winner (upon acceptance) should show the award and put the name and link to the blog that has given her or him the award.
4. Show the link of Arte y Pico blog , so everyone will know the origin of this award.
5. Show these rules.

Now, I have many many more blogs that I like, Much more than the 5 below, but I had to narrow it down.. so..

Here we go & in no particular order:

  • Angelo from Final Haven. I think its a relatively new blog, But I just love the way he writes and his topics are always interesting. Sometimes I wish I could block some of the X rated topics he writes πŸ˜› coz I don’t want my mother to be reading such topics πŸ˜› But I like it a lot.
  • Fonzy from Fonzation. I’ve been a fan of his blog for a long time. He writes about everything, be it food, reviews or life and the experiences he’s been through which are almost advice-like posts. very consistent. definitely deserves this award.
  • 1001 Kuwaiti Nights. I loved this blog and loved the blogger’s personality, you could tell she’s got loads of talent and great writing style. She’s very different from all the other blogs I’ve read, yet had very broad appeal. It was one of the very few bloggers that stood out from the first visit. Unfortunately she’s not blogging anymore.
  • Mark from 248am. I’ve been reading the guy’s posts since ‘Moblogging from Kuwait’ days. I remember stumbling across his blog through a search engine, not knowing what blogs are and being fascinated with his day to day photos and the little comments he leaves under the photos. Then one day there was Miskan which got me and my friendsΒ hooked. and finally 248am.com emerged. The commitment and consistency alone makes him so deserving of this award, But I think the undeniable influence he’s had on the Kuwaiti blogging community is what should be recognized.
  • Bojacub from Bojacob’s Den. The guy makes me laugh out loud! his blog is full of light hearted “geeky” posts and full of humor. I like his approach, and you gotta LOVE his motto: “When life throws you a n3al, you wear it.” πŸ˜›

Those blogs are, in my opinion, just some of the excellent blogs out there. Thanks again intlxpatr. πŸ™‚

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The Firefox Pledge

4 06 2008

Posted By Yousef

Firefox are planning to set a Guinness World Record by orchestrating a download day for their much anticipated (not by me) Firefox 3. You can go to their website and read more about it, and maybe participate in the pledge yourself and sign up for a reminder. I did. Not sure why, knowing that I don’t use firefox… I think I just wanted to be part of this thing! πŸ˜€

Up to now There are 244 Kuwaiti pledges.

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Thanks Pure.





Pimp My Search

3 06 2008

Posted By Yousef

Here is a little silly website that enables you to change google’s interface and make it your own. It also have easy access links to various email services too like Gmail, Hotmail and 2 others. Give it a try HERE.Β 

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My version ^ How original, huh? πŸ˜›

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Thanks Taymoor.





Fishing With Remote Control

3 06 2008

Posted By Mishary.

Its AMAZING!

Thanks 9K2HN





Our Lovely Grendizer is Here

2 06 2008

Posted By Mishary.

A few days ago i was in my father’s in law house, and found out that Bashar got a full collection of Grendizer with traditional Arabic language. In my opinion it was one of the greatest cartoons ever, that have been translated to Arabic.

It’s a set of 4 DVD packages and each one has 3 – 4 DVD and according to Bashar they are of high quality.

You can order them from HERE, You can order any language you wish from this series.

BTW does anyone have any idea when it was first produced? i mean originally in Japan?

Thanks Bashar.

UPDATE:

Anime: UFO Robot Grandizer
Episodes: 74 episodes
Year: 5/10/1975 till 27/2/1977

Thanks to DVLz





Janet Jackson Calls Fans

31 05 2008

Posted By Yousef

Janet Replies to the people who have left her a message and starts calling them on their phones. Some people’s reactions were hilarious! CLICK HERE to listen to this guy who’s been a fan for over 22 years and just got a call from her. priceless reaction πŸ˜›

Click here to listen to the rest of the messages.





Breakfast in Alzour Indian Restaurant

30 05 2008

Posted By Yousef

We woke up around 9 and went to this indian restaurant which is about 15 minutes away from the chalet. It was my first time to eat there, they used to bring food from the resaurant for dinner or lunch, but I never went there myself.

The Baith 6oma6 (Eggs with Tomatoes) was gewd. Their Tea with milk was good too, but not as good as the UAE’s Karak I used to drink in Sharjah.