So it’s 60 years of Israeli warmongering, 60 years of not learning anything from Nazi Germany? Again, don’t mistake governments for all the people. I just read the story of Orphaned Land, a remarkable Israeli metal band. They almost disbanded and didn’t play for years, but after receiving lots of mail from Arabian countries - […]
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AAAAAAAAAAAAAA! Screaming madness! The former genius One Laptop Per Child project now jumped the shark. After rubbing theirselves in blood. Now Microsoft has bought the project, and guess how many of the laptops will have the free, open, custom OS from now on? Nothing is more needed in these times than children that get educated […]
The first two projects I contributed to on Kiva finished recently, and I have to say I feel somewhat proud. It’s mixed feelings, because I don’t want feel superior in any way, it’s just that seeing that such a small contribution on my part helped two people stand on their own feet. Now I can […]
2008 is the International Year of the Potato! Looking at the pictures of potato varieties makes me a) hungry and b) sad that Germany mostly has the same boring potatoes. I want red and violet ones too! Potatoes are great, and the base of most meals when I was young. That was the traditional lunch […]
Woo, is it Guy Fawkes Day already? Time for some Overture 1812 (final)!
For the BlogActionDay on environment, I want to add this thought. It’s not my own thought, it rather is the answer of Oliver Morton to edge’s dangerous idea feature. When I read that piece for the first time, it struck me like lightning. The very idea is simple yet so true and […]
If one studies the site of Human Rights Watch, you find articles about violations of human rights in many countries on this planet. Amongst Senegal, Iraq, Colombia and Russia (and of course the spearhead of NWHRR - New Wave of Human Rights Rape - the USA) you also find Germany. This article says:
Germany should immediately […]
Tried to tune into Live Earth, of course hosted by MSN, so it didn’t work in firefox, but Internet Explorer. Bastards. Now I need to stay in Windows all day??
But, at least, I stumbled upon Wolfmother! One of the two bands I knew I wanted to see, now I need to find out when Spinal […]
Kiva is a non-profit organisation with a great concept: The support the microlending system, a fantastic way to fight poverty. By giving entrepreneurs in developing countries small loans, they can start to build their business. As Mohammad Yunus, the founder of the Grameen bank in Bangladesh, has proven (he and his organisation were awarded the […]