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Brilliant conversationalist

“A gossip is one who talks to you about others; a bore is one who talks to you about himself; and a brilliant conversationalist is one who talks to you about yourself.”

~Lisa Kirk

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Newest threat to Iran…kids having fun, not firing guns.

More at “Barbie invades Iran”

Iran’s top prosecutor has warned of the “destructive” social and cultural consequences Barbie dolls are having on his country.

“The irregular importation of such toys, which unfortunately arrive through unofficial sources and smuggling, is destructive culturally and a social danger,” Ghorban Ali Dori Najafabadi wrote in a letter to Parviz Davoudi, Iran’s vice-president.

Increased oil revenues in recent years have led to a dramatic rise in purchasing power in Iran, and markets have been flooded with smuggled Western toys, reports the Daily Telegraph.

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A Chinese man performed a breathtaking stunt by driving a car across two steel cables suspended 150ft above a river.

Liu Suozhu, 48, of Henan province, completed the 750ft journey over Miluo River in Pingjiang city, Hunan province.

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It took a half hour.

April 29, 2008 Posted by | Cars, People, Scary | , | Comments Off on Shortcut?