Palestine Gets the Bah Humbug! from America's Gingrich
Published December 11th, 2011 - 12:54 GMT
Newt Gingrich gets the Dr. Seuss treatment; the winners of the first phase of the Egyptian elections listed; the future of Wikileaks analyzed; 10 tips to improve your reading skills; DIY your Christmas gift cards this holiday season.
In a clever twist on words and the times, Republican candidate Newt Gingrich has been likened to the iconic Dr. Seuss villain, the Grinch on the cover of a 1994 issue of Newsweek. In honor of Gingrich's inflammatory comments (What Palestine?) this holiday season, one Palestinian blogger spins her own Dr. Seuss-style parable surrounding the controversial politician.
#egyelections : The final results of the first stage
One Egyptian blogger helpfully lists down the results of the first phase of the Egyptian complex elections, listing each seat given to which party. Charts and a brief commentary are also provided for those who want to know more in a simplified manner.
Weblog Pulse posts an essay on the double-edged sword of Wikileaks and how its existence has served the Middle East.
"It is safe to say that Wikileaks will be with us for some time to come. Given the present state of publishing, it is likelier that Time will be a footnote five years from now."
Speed Reading Strategies From a Bookworm: Read Like a Pro
Are you having trouble getting into reading? Is it just not something that you would doing for fun? One avid reader and Jordanian blogger gives you 10 tips to improve your reading skills.
"Reading is not a chore. It’s the most enjoyable activity ever, if you know how to master it."
One Lebanese campaigns for less manufactured gift cards. Putting her thoughts into action, she gives advise on how to use different kinds of paper and materials to give gift cards a more personal touch.