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· July, 2007

Stories about Humor from July, 2007

China: The hair blogger

Ben Ross, an American blogger in Fujian province, hit the bloglight this year when he began working full-time in a Chinese barber shop, blogging his way through the month and...

Kuwait: Pictures, Sights and Events

Kuwaiti bloggers are leaping into action, discovering their surroundings, attending events and covering them, keeping tabs on the latest developments on the arrest of the Monster of Hawali and looking...

Russia: Polonium 210 Coffee Mugs

The Accidental Russophile considers buying a Polonium 210 coffee mug, available at CafePress for $10.99.

China: Soft Advice In a Harmonious Society

Wang Lin noticed that there are many “soft and warm advice notices” around China, such as: “Soft and warm advice: please take care of your belonging, if you lose anything,...

Kenya: 22 things about Nairobians

22 things to ABSOLUTELY love or hate about NAIROBIANS: 1. Nairobians like staring at pregnant women (hate) 2. Nairobians like staring generally (love) can do wonders for your self esteem...

Trinidad & Tobago, Barbados: Harry Potter Launch

“It’s only after he puts on the pair of round fake-Italian sunglasses with the slightly reflective lenses that I realise that the figure in the purple cape I’d seen earlier...

Jamaica: Election Non-Issues

Jamaica and the World identifies what she thinks are “4 biggest non-debates in the lead-up to the election in Jamaica”.

Philippines: Getting over your ex-boyfriend

SexyRexy has some tips that will help get over your ex.

Latvia: Making Fun of the President

Latvian Abroad writes about parody websites devoted to the new president Valdis Zatlers.

Cameroon: Yes your majesty

Parler Camerounais compares (Fr) the leaders of Cameroon, and their “bulimia” of meaningless titles and honors, to the royal family in Eddie Murphy's 1998 hit, Coming to America.

Turkmenistan: Travelogue

Joshua Kucera just visited Turkmenistan, which he entered rather smoothly from Azerbaijan. Josh visited a burning gas crater, the Museum of Fine Art in the capital Ashgabad, and had a...

Uzbekistan: Cyrillic confusion

Tolkun Umaraliev posts a funny picture showing the amount of confusion created by writing Russian words with Latin script in Uzbekistan.

Bermuda: Election Time senses a Bermudan election approaching…

Kyrgyzstan: Double-decker

Bektour is amazed by the sight of an old London double-decker in the streets of the Kyrgyz capital Bishkek.

China: Funny Typos

ESWN translated a blog post from Sohoxiaobao on some funny typographic mistakes that have political implication.

Lebanon: Stiff Nipples

Lebanese blogger Mazen writes about a new service with a twist in its provider's name.

Bahrain: Free Harry Potter

Bahraini Mahmood Al Yousif calls upon cinemas to admit people in costumes free to the new Harry Potter movie.

Palestine: What a Lot of Hair!

KABOBfest is perplexed by the amount of hair growing from Fatah gunman Amjad Halawi's head. Halawi recently emerged after seven years on the lam.

Honduras: An Introduction to Honduran Blogs – Part 1

Honduran blogger Aaron Ortiz writes his first Global Voices Online post and introduces us to several expatriate blogs written from his home country. This is the first in a series...

Japan: Ramen Bath

James from Japan Probe reports on a Theme Park's idea of Ramen Bath.

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