Yousef Tuqan Tuqan

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My journal of things that I find interesting, or ridiculous, in my life.

    I’ll be in London tomorrow, and cooking at the Cordon Bleu on Saturday! (at Springs 15 - Emirates Living, Dubai)

    I’ll be in London tomorrow, and cooking at the Cordon Bleu on Saturday! (at Springs 15 - Emirates Living, Dubai)

    — 5 days ago


    I found my senior quote.

    (Source: sensationalsherri, via ugly)

    — 1 week ago with 465696 notes
    The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly of Adam Carolla’s Settlement with the Podcasting Troll →

    By forcing Personal Audio to prove that it suffered damages, Carolla made it confront the fact that podcasting generates little revenue (for people that claim to have ‘invented’ podcasting, Personal Audio appears not to have understood the industry at all). Carolla is the one of themost successful podcasters in the business. If suing him makes no economic sense, then it makes no sense to sue any podcaster.

    — 1 week ago

    Endless sliders. On a conveyor belt. I may never leave this place.. (at Sliders Station)

    — 1 week ago
    Unfinished Business in Iraq →

    In early 2009, a group of American diplomats in Iraq warned the White House that it ran the risk of creating a dictator. They were largely ignored, and when Maliki won reëlection a year later Obama gave him his full support. In 2011, after the collapse of halfhearted discussions about keeping some U.S. forces in Iraq, the last American soldiers left the country. Just a few months ago, Maliki was feeling so proudly independent that he wrote in an e-mail, “I am the owner of the idea of withdrawing the U.S. troops.”

    — 2 weeks ago
    Money in the Bank →

    The story of pro wrestling in the twentieth century is the story of American capitalism.

    — 2 weeks ago
    The fall of the FBI’s most-wanted cybercriminal →

    For the FBI, not even the most technically adept member of Anonymous can stay anonymous forever.

    — 2 weeks ago
    Vladimir Putin's New Anti-Americanism →

    Ambassador Michael McFaul was there when the promise of democracy came to Russia—and when it began to fade.

    — 2 weeks ago
    What I Saw in Ferguson →

    Nothing that happened in Ferguson, Missouri, on the fourth night since Michael Brown died at the hands of a police officer there, dispelled the notion that this is a place where law enforcement is capable of gross overreaction.

    — 2 weeks ago