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Top 10 differences between Europe and America

January 3, 2009

Published on November 25, 2007 – 207 Comments

Though only a stone’s-throw away across the grand Atlantic, Europeans and Americans are as different as night and day. And being anywhere from 5 to 7 hours difference in time, they literally are, too. Back in the days of old when that rag-tag batch of ticked-off Englishmen decided to brave the snarling sea and make new their lives in America, we’ve held similarities close to our hearts. However, times force great changes and leaps in advancement force gaps in our likenesses and make them far more diverse and different. Gone are the days when the ‘New’ Americans would take tea time, instead, we, as Americans, stumbled upon the idea of lunch… similar, but still, quite different. Well, you get the idea. Here are ten (of many, as we all know) ways we, as Americans, are different from our jovial brethren across the pond: the Europeans. (more…)

Facebook murder

July 10, 2008

Saudi Arabian man catches daughter on Facebook, murders her

A man from Riyadh, the capital of Saudi Arabia, beat and then fatally shot his daughter after catching her using Facebook to conduct a conversation with a man, according to reports. More than 30,000 Saudi Arabians use Facebook, but religious figures such as Saudi preacher Sheikh Ali al-Maliki condemn the site as a hotbed of lustful activity. “Facebook is a door to lust and young women and men are spending more on their mobile phones and the Internet than they are spending on food,” al-Maliki said in a recent TV interview.

Old school computer

July 10, 2008