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· November, 2011

Stories about Ideas from November, 2011

Trinidad & Tobago: Online Safety

Mark Lyndersay writes an enlightening post about online child safety, here.

Trinidad & Tobago: Blogging Tips

TECHTT has some advice for blogging, here.

India: The Ink Conference 2011

This year's INK Conference will be held this year in Jaipur city, Rajasthan, from December 8th – December 11th. Read all about it here.

Thailand: Survival and Creativity During Floods

The situation in Thailand is improving as floodwaters are receding but the death toll is now more than 600. The flood disaster is the worst in the past five decades...

Video: Stop Motion using Google Street View

The Theory's short film Address Is Approximate features a desk toy who escapes the confines of the urban office in the only way he can, using a toy car and...

Video: Doctor Who Fans Walk 500 Miles

More than 200 fans of the long-running British science fiction show Doctor Who from 25 different countries sent in video clips and Tumblr user Kyle from the US put together a...

Nigeria : Homes made of Plastic Bottles

In the village of Yelwa — North of Nigeria — a new style of construction intrigued the curiosity of the locals. Noorinfo publishes photos of rounded huts [fr] built with plastic...

Jamaica, Trinidad & Tobago: Emergency Experience

Chronicles from a Caribbean Cubicle suggests that Trinidad and Tobago could learn a thing or two from Jamaica when it comes to getting into emergency mode.

Japan: Clouds over Tokyo

@yoisin compiled [ja] a list of over 70 tweets with photographs that capture the ominous clouds that drifter over Tokyo today.

Greece: Thessaloniki declared the 2014 European Youth Capital

Yesterday, the 18/11/2011, was an extremely happy day for the city of Thessaloniki which was declared the 2014 European Youth Capital.

Egypt: The Mini-States Of Cairo

So you thought Cairo was a city? Actually it's a series of mini-states that operate independently of each other. In this post, blogger Karim Shafei explains how Cairo really works.

India: Lessons from Gandhi

Priyanka Matanhelia lists some lessons from Mohandas K. Gandhi, the legendary political and ideological leader of India, which are still relevant today.

Cape Verde: Delicious Blogging on Local Gastronomy

Would you like to try the Cape Verdean famous dish, cachupa? Odair Varela explains the process of preparation in a photopost [pt]. For more on gastronomy from Cape Verde, visit...

Korea: Benetton's New Ad Campaign Features World Leaders Kissing

Italian clothing giant Benetton is getting heat for its ad images of world leaders locking lips with their rivals or enemies, such as an image of President Obama kissing his...

Barbados: Thoughts on “Un-Hating”

Skip to Malou* is taken with the new Benetton ad campaign, saying: “Love it or hate it, I'm blogging about this…because I see it as a creative way to bring...

Haiti: Cholera Compensation or Opportunism?

Stanley Lucas has a few questions about a court case that is seeking to compensate Haitian cholera victims, saying: “At worst, it seems an opportunistic attempt to capitalize on a...

Central African Republic: A Blogger Weary of Marches for Great Causes

In a story on his blog  Echos de Centrafrique , Blogmandebangos proposes a march against marches [fr]: “Central Africans have discovered a new trick for solving their problems:  marching.  It's the...

Barbados: Contemporary Caribbean Art

Regional bloggers are excited about Barbadian artist Sheena Rose's latest work, here, here and here, with A Girl Named Natalie saying: “The clean, monochromatic lines, sparing use of colour, and...

Cuba: The Democracy of Twitter

Generation Y is shocked at the “arrogance” with which Mariela Castro responded to a question she posed on Twitter, but still believes that “verbal attack is a habit that can...

Latin America: New Online Learning Platform Oja.la

The Next Web highlights new online leaning platform Oja.la [es], which plans to offer IT courses in Spanish starting with “How to find investors for an online project” with entrepreneur...

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