To get a more balanced impression of Iran, I highly recommend the following films. Unlike Argo, most are quite slow.
-Crimson Gold (about a pizza delivery man).
-Persepolis (a historical cartoon)
-Offside (a girl trying to get into a soccer stadium).
-The Queen and I (about the wife of the Sha, living in France)
Look at it!
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The Chelyabinsk region is like the surface of the moon! Perhaps there is a logical explanation: lazy map makers, beavers, Soviet engineering... But man, does it ever look like a bunch of meteorites crashed in to the region.
-What Do We Know about the Russian Meteor?
-Meteorite Hits Russia, Causing Panic (in case of WSJ paywall, Google the title)
-Videos of Russian Meteorite Captured by Bystanders
ANNEX 9. MODEL DRIVING PERMIT
Dimensions: 74 x 105 mm. Colour: Pink
1. The permit will be drawn up in the language(s) prescribed by the legislation of the State.
3. The inscriptions should be written (or at least repeated) in Latin characters or in so-called English script.
4. The additional remarks, if any, by the competent authorities of the issuing country will not apply to international traffic.
5. The distinguishing sign as defined in Annex 4 shall be inscribed in the oval.
Reserved for endorsements by the competent authorities of the issuing country and including periodic renewal.
[Name of country]
[Seal or stamp of authority]
Granted, if you read the Google Maps blog, you already knew that. But for everybody else, this is exciting news. Enjoy!
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So far, I've ridden the monorail at Disney World, the one in Seattle, the one at Newark Airport, the one at Montreal's La Ronde and the one at the Granby zoo. Please do not confuse a monorail with an elevated train (like the ones in Scarborough and Vancouver). You could also argue that the train at Toronto's Pearson airport is a monorail (that I have ridden), however, for aesthetic reasons, I don't consider it a monorail.
The Simpsons Monorail Song from Marge Vs. the Monorail.
Disney Monorail Toy
Lego Monorail II
Newark Airport Monorail
The Shainghai Maglev Monorail
Toronto concert. Skip to 1:30.
The gitarist and singer Noel Gallagher suffered 3 broken ribs. 48 year old David Sullivan of Pickering, Ontario, plead guilty and received a sentence of 1 year house arest. His wife left him, no doubt in part because Sullivan was about to lose all his money. As they had to cancel a few shows, the band sued Sullivan for 2.5 million dollars. The band disbanded shortly after this video was taken.
Some say Noel Gallagher's absence from the closing ceremonies ruined the 2012 London Olympics. Ok, I made that last part up.
See for yourself. Note the absence of Liam Gallagher's brother Noel.
Today, back pusher and rib breaker David Sullivan... (insert content here when finished stalking him).
Dispite his injuries and the end of the band Oasis, Noel Gallagher returned to Toronto in November 2011. No word if David Sullivan, a free man by then, showed up at the concert.
I assumed part of the 100 million dollars went to build this peach monstrosity. Turns out it exists in real life!
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New shortcut to my blog: j.mp/slugline .
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