A conundrum in sense of self:
"I always wondered how one portrays their confidence without being called arrogant. I am not sure where to even begin. If one has any form of over confidence, they label them as arrogant. So if one is arrogant, would people would think they are confident?"
Yalla Apps: Microsoft’s MEA Windows Phone 7 Developer Portal
"Microsoft announced the launch of “Yalla Apps“, a regional Windows Phone 7 developer portal that Microsoft hopes will serve as an accelerator for the creation, availability and submission of local Windows Phone 7 applications from the developer community across the Middle East and Africa region (MEA), in addition to enabling them to be part of the growing global Windows Phone 7 developer community."
"Through Yalla Apps, local developers can submit, participate and distribute their applications through the global marketplace for Windows Phone 7 and move towards monetizing their applications and creating new revenue opportunities."
" I pull myself on the way to university with extreme difficulty. I hate French. I’m sure Chinese is an easier and more logical language to learn. Plus since Mohammad left to France, the prof keeps reminding me that I am the one who was supposed to go, that I abandoned my fellows and even worse; the whole Palestinian nation."
Finding the fairy tales in life, or manipulating life to fit the fairy tale?
"It is not that i hate fairies…I don’t…actually they look so cute in cartoons and fiction movies.
But i hear there’s a tooth fairy…and this is the one i unintentionally killed..."
"I don’t hate but i don’t enjoy fairy tales, while i LOVE thinking i could create as beautiful stories in reality.
Till now…one or two stories were/are as beautiful…three other trials were horrific…but maybe the beauty of life lies in having hope to be or make something beautiful despite the obstacles."
Borrowing from the UK's Daily Mail:
"The image is eerily familiar: a bearded young man with flowing curly hair. After lying for nearly 2,000 years hidden in a cave in the Holy Land, the fine detail is difficult to determine. But in a certain light it is not difficult to interpret the marks around the figure’s brow as a crown of thorns."
"The owner of the cache is Bedouin trucker Hassan Saida who lives in the Arab village of Umm al-Ghanim, Shibli. He has refused to sell the booklets but two samples were sent to England and Switzerland for testing."