Bean Boozled

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For some reason, a box of jelly beans called Bean Boozled is being sold for 150 Saudi Riyals ($40) yep, that’s forty dollars. I looked it up online and found that it is being sold in the US for $6-7. Now this makes me question who allows their kids to buy jellybeans for that much…
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Saudi Arabia’s National Day 2015

I’m a week late posting about Saudi’s national day, but it fell during Hajj and I was a bit busy. This year we lost King Abdullah may he rest in peace And have a new King Salman may he find support in all his noble endeavors I found this site with rare and nice pictures…
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Saudi Wins Toastmasters Competition

Toastmasters is in international non profit organization, with a following that is not too small in Saudi Arabia, with toastmasters clubs in all major Saudi cities and expanding to smaller ones. This year, Mohammad Qahtani, a toastmaster from Dhahran won the 2015 international toastmasters competition in Las Vegas, with his speech “the power of words”….
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Extreme orthodox Jewish women

While I was viewing one of my favorite photography sites Petapixel, I found an interesting post about the closed off ultra orthodox Jewish community in Israel. I found this picture particularly interesting as I’ve never seen or heard of anything like this before, I thought it was only in ultra conservative Muslim societies that this…
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Sports Monitors

With all the health monitors out in the market, I am blessed to have a few to call my own. Now, to be honest, sometime I think I go overboard when I wear three of them as the same time. Misfit Shine The first is the misfit shine, which I reviewed a while ago. I…
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Draw Mohammed 

My son is from the i-generation, which means he cannot imagine the world without the internet, any question which I cannot answer, which are a lot more than the questions he has, he knows where to go. With our recent losses in the Royal Family, which coincided with him coming into the age which he…
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Prank Calling a Saudi Cupcake Store

Due to the many nationalities that we have in Saudi Arabia, it is not uncommon for us to be able to imitate dialects and speaking sounds of other nationalities, so when Sara Smoukahontas (she’s from Finland), the lady that shot to fame for her video What Languages Sound Like to Foreigners, called one of our…
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