Archive for November, 2013

The Mercenary

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Roy Petersen pops the cap off a Leo, one of Thailand’s cheapest beers. It’s getting dark out, and the lizards are laughi…

Samuel Maina‘s insight:

There is a love story here….. ignore the title…..

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Requiem for a welterweight: Manny Pacquiao may be broke, but is he broken, too?

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Manny Pacquiao may be broke, but is he broken, too?

Samuel Maina‘s insight:

There is a word in the English vocabulary "contentment" It sure is starnge to most fellows.

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The Awá Indians of Amazonian Brazil: The Most Endangered Tribe on Earth

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Alex Shoumatoff hits the forest trails in Brazil’s eastern Amazon.

Samuel Maina‘s insight:

This is what the writer and or the Awá think about the missionaries — "the services its missionaries were providing had a hidden agenda, to get them to renounce their animism and their own big guy in the sky, Maira, and to come to the Lord and be saved from eternal hellfire.” SMH!

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CABINET // A Philosophy of Tickling

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Cabinet Magazine a quarterly of Art and Culture

Samuel Maina‘s insight:

The Romans took every bad thing from the Persians and perfected it into a bad thing.

The incident of a goat licking someone’s sole of the feet to death on application of salt was just gross!

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The Secrets of Bezos: How Amazon Became the Everything Store

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The surprising story of how Amazon.com became one of the most successful companies in the world

Samuel Maina‘s insight:

I honestly think this guy is a mad genious. Really!

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Lauren Collins: The Search for the Hottest Chili

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Like computers, superhot chilis are evolving at a rate that embarrasses the phenomena of just a few years ago.

Samuel Maina‘s insight:

Hot! I thought Tabasco was hot……. That was a funny idea.

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G4S: the inside story – FT.com

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On an overcast Friday evening on a rundown suburban street in Boston, Lincolnshire, a part-time plumber and a retired policeman are sitting in a large white van outside a cell-block, waiting to hear from the police.

Samuel Maina‘s insight:

You have no idea how much people are willing to pay for security…

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