These Canadians have just started out to drive from Barcelona to Beijing and they need your prayers: not because their van is powered by cooking oil or because of potential difficulties during the Turkey-Iran-Pakistan-China stretch of the journey, but because they appear to have taken six weeks to get from Barcelona to the French border, travelling via Madrid. There must be a shorter route.
- Solar-powered Scalextric track near Barcelona
Everyone says that the following picture, taken near Barcelona’s Forum site, is of a large solar panel cluster: Today I can reveal
- Farewell, (Catalan) Talgo
One of 20th century Spain’s great engineering achievements disappears as it drove: with nary a whisper.
Kaleboel is one (1) today, which means you’re going to start seeing signs of maturity on-this-day items from 2003 in the
- French revolution
With the Olympics only four years away, Beijing is keen to have us believe that Chinese policemen do not torture and
- on the job with a taliban recruiter
An interesting article by Massoud Ansari in The Asia Times highlights the role of Pakistani madrassas in ongoing recruitment: Says Haji Sardar