Monthly Archives: February 2007

The Imprisoned Blogger…

An Egyptian man, Abdel Kareem Soliman, was put on trial and sentenced to four years in prison last week.  The reason was that Soliman has insulted the Egyptian President and the main religion in that area on his blog. So … Continue reading

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Learning about Black History…

Recently, I had an amazing time interviewing Daisy the Great.  Daisy was a kid like you once, only she had a whole other life.  Daisy lived in a small developing country in Africa called Malawi.  They had to work hard … Continue reading

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Pushing Back the Idol Pushback…

Hi, Anonymous Bob Here With More Push Back to Yet Another Push Back: As I was browsing the American Idol Pushback post, a statement one reader, Skip Rope, said really caught my attention.  They wrote: "… I laugh when someone … Continue reading

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Who are Heroes?

Our recent podcast on Martin Strel swimming the Amazon has stirred up some thinking in the minds of our listeners.  Particularly interesting to people were the reasons that people do risky things and whether or not doing something risky makes … Continue reading

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Strel the Slovenian Hero?

There is a middle aged man named Martin Strel who is trying to swim the Amazon River.  He started a few weeks ago because he was searching for a challenge.  He has already swam the Danube, Yangtze and Mississippi Rivers.  … Continue reading

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American Idol Pushback…

We recently made a post on The Blurb that has been drawing lots of attention about American Idol.  One comment from Skip Rope said, "Good television to this show is television that will engage the viewers watching so that the … Continue reading

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Snow Leopard Trust?

On the Pakistan-Afghanistan border, a group called the Snow Leopard Trust is snaring Snow Leopards to attach GPS collars to them.  The GPS collars attached to them help the Snow Leopard Trust to track the Snow Leopards and research them. … Continue reading

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