From an AP story on CTV.ca: An Austrian businessman has announced that he would get rid of urinals shaped like a woman's mouth from a public toilet near Vienna's national opera, after facing pressure from politicians who demanded their removal.
If someone in the blogosphere can help me find a copy of this CD, I would be forever grateful: Soundscape doesn't have it. Amazon.ca doesn't have it (although I listed myself as being in the market for it). Neither does CD Connection. I'm at my wit's end! :) Here's a Pitchfork Media article on Afrobeat. Update [...]
This is a story that didn't get much press. In Ramadi on Wednesday, al Qaeda-linked militants held a parade and announced that all of Iraq's Sunni states would be joining a new Islamic republic. An excerpt from the Reuters story: Witnesses in Ramadi, the capital of western Anbar province, said gunmen dressed in white marched [...]
Sometimes, you can try and try and try, but you still don't get the results you want. The U.S. military feels like that in Baghdad, where attempts to control the violence have gone totally nowhere. An excerpt from the BBC story: Military spokesman Maj Gen William Caldwell said there had been a “disheartening” 22% rise [...]
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