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  • 1001 Inventions at LA Science Center: Islamic Science in Golden Age plus Arabia 3D
    1001 Alchemist tents The interactive exhibit at the LA Science Center is definitely worth checking out. Geared to kids, as most of the Science Center is, there is something there for all of us children at heart. The achievements of the Islamic World during the time of the...
    by at July 28th, 2011 at 03:07 pm
  • Kuta Bali Nightlife of T-shirts, Epedrine, mushrooms, and Bintangs
    Kuta Nightlife Part 1 <a href="http://www.sandraoffthestrip.com/wp-content/uploads/B ali-Nightlife-Kuta-Nightlife.jpg”>photo credit: http://www.jakarta100bars.com/2010/05/bali-nightlife-vs-jakarta-nightlife.html Going to the core area of Kuta at night was...
    by at July 20th, 2011 at 12:07 pm
  • Kuta, Bali beach resort
    We ended up taking a taxi to Kuta for $7 over and $8 to get back. It”s always the best to negotiate before you get into the cab what the fare is going to be. Cab drivers here will often try to rip you off. Kuta was pretty much exactly what I expected it to be.  It...
    by at July 18th, 2011 at 11:07 am
  • More Faces of Freedom Fighters in Gaddafi’s war on his people @wheelertweets
    The battle for Free Libya rages. These are more faces of the young men who are giving everything to make a new country of hope. American James Wheeler is there, in the hospitals of Tunis with them, recording their stories via twitter. Please see the many articles posted...
    by at July 16th, 2011 at 06:07 pm
  • Ali, legs lost in Misrata, waited 27 days to sail in fishing boat to Tunis hospital @wheelertweets
    Meet Ali, an inspirational son of Libya July 14. Tunis hospital. Meet Ali, an inspirational son of Free Libya.  He’s a Misrata freedom fighter hit by a Gaddafi Grad on May 13. Both legs amputated. Ali said the Grad exploded at his feet and the blast threw him...
    by at July 16th, 2011 at 02:07 pm
  • Twitter with Purpose
    Like all writers, I love words. I like to play with them and caress them, putting just the right ones in the right combinations to tease the senses or trick the mind. My fiction is sprinkled with phrases that linger between poetry and prose. I also like to write pithy, straight...
    by at July 15th, 2011 at 02:07 pm
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    Changed my air ticket home
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  • Extending my Bali visa
    Visa extention is in the works. Guy came by the dive shop yesterday and I gave him my passport and 500,000 rupiah [US$58.]  [8500 rupiah roughly to the US dollar or 9000 to the AUS Dollar]. He said it takes about a week  for everything to go through, so he’s going...
    by at July 15th, 2011 at 12:07 pm
  • On Federal debt deadlock and GOP risk to America
    Op-Ed by Frank Harbinger “The current deadlock in Washington over the expansion of the Federal debt ceiling is a threat to America’s economic stability. It (not the debt, but the deadlock and criminal failure to act) is a severe risk for the world’s economy...
    by at July 14th, 2011 at 03:07 pm
  • Conditions in Tunis Hospital for Libyan FFs by @WheelerTweets
    Live 3am. 1st floor of this private hospital in Tunis where many Libya FFs are patients. Raw sewage everywhere. Bad Live (3 am): 1st floor of this private hospital in Tunis where many Libyan FFs are patients. Raw sewage everywhere. Bad. Some injured FFs I know from Misrata,...
    by at July 14th, 2011 at 12:07 pm
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    Open Water Scuba Diving Certificate Bali
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  • Récits de tortures et de viols dans la prison libyenne Abu Salim par @WheelerTweets
    Libya Moyen Orient et Afrique du Nord / WheelerTweets / 12 juillet 2011  Traduite par Isabelle Madesclaire @IsaMadesclaire Cet homme a été torturé dans une prison de Tripoli pendant 84 jours. Cet homme a été torturé dans une prison de Tripoli pendant 84 jours. Electrocuté...
    by at July 13th, 2011 at 03:07 pm
  • Sen Diane Feinstein’s reply to my message on Libya support
    Thank you for writing to express your views about international military operations in Libya.  I appreciate hearing your position on this issue and welcome the opportunity to respond. Please know that I support the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO)-led efforts to...
    by at July 13th, 2011 at 02:07 pm
  • Beer, massage and Irish pub and music in Sanur Bali
    Last night had a pretty big adventure here in Sanur. I started just kinda wandering around, trying to get a feel for the area, and somehow ended up walking in circles like 3 times. By this point, I was getting really overheated and started feeling light headed. So I popped...
    by at July 13th, 2011 at 12:07 pm
  • Tales of torture and rape in Libyan prison Abu Salim – from @WheelerTweets
    This man was tortured in prison in Tripoli for 84 days. This man was tortured in prison in Tripoli for 84 days. Electrocuted in his groin. Gun shafts twisted in his stomach. Burned with cigarettes. Beaten. Ligaments crushed. The list goes on. Too much for Twitter… Can’t...
    by at July 12th, 2011 at 09:07 am
  • Strumpton Coffee Roasters in NYC serves up great brew
    Strumptown Coffee Roasters, Ace Hotel, NYC I love a good coffee shop and am always looking for the right place to get the right foam in the right atmosphere. This article was posted by Christine C Quinn who has been New York City Council Speaker since 2006. She represents...
    by at July 12th, 2011 at 08:07 am
  • @WheelerTweets “Freedom Fighter Stories” from Tunis hospitals – tales of bravery and no money
    3 Guys from Kikla at a tunis hospital. Rida (far right) says the pain is gone when I'm there. That's me, James Wheeler, the guy with the camera. Many of the freedom fighters are in a long-term care facility in Tunis. Libyan FFs here are the most forgotten of all....
    by at July 11th, 2011 at 12:07 pm
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    1st day of diving class in Bali
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    by at July 10th, 2011 at 12:07 pm
  • Whitewater rafting in Bali
    Went whitewater rafting for the first time today, which was really fun and exciting. They were supposed to come pick me up between 9 and 10am, but they ended up coming at like 10:45 – right when I was about to give up. The driver apparently couldn”t find the...
    by at July 8th, 2011 at 10:07 am
  • Misrata July 6 Rally: LIBYA LIBYA LIBYA LIBYA
    Watch and be thrilled, inspired and proud. The JOY of it. Gaddafi eat your heart out. Are these the beeble who love you?
    by at July 6th, 2011 at 11:07 am
  • Brave Faces in Gaddafi’s war on his own people @WheelerTweets
    Mohammed 9 yrs old hit by Gaddafi Grad This is Mohammed. 9 yrs old. He was hit by a Gaddafi Grad while playing outside his house at 5 pm on June 5 in Zintan Libya. His left hand and two toes were ripped off in the blast. His face was pummeled. A piece of shrapnel remains...
    by at July 6th, 2011 at 10:07 am
  • Ibn Thabit “Tripoli is calling”
    by at July 5th, 2011 at 09:07 pm
  • Gaddafi family launches PR campaign with TV interviews featuring Saif al-Islam and Aisha while Gaddafi threatens Europe
    The Gaddafi’s are obviously on a PR campaign to win sympathy. And from the look of their dress, both Aisha and Saif are hoping to appeal to the traditional world. Saif has a new beard and North African robes in contrast with his college boy look shown in the photo...
    by at July 1st, 2011 at 10:07 am
  • Ibn Thabit tribute to Libyan women “Ms. Revolution”
    Check out other Ibn Thabit videos on this site.
    by at June 30th, 2011 at 09:06 pm
  • Princess Aisha Gaddafi cries to French TV at upcoming loss of her crown
    From an unnamed hotel in Tripoli, the only daughter of Muammar Gaddafi, Aisha, cried to French TV in an exclusive interview which shows a woman with sad eyes that often filled with tears. One might feel sorry for her if one hadn’t seen her on State TV in the in her...
    by at June 30th, 2011 at 08:06 pm
  • @WheelerTweets sends photos from Zintan Libya
    James Wheeler @WheelerTweets continues with his great messages and photos from on the ground in the Western Mountain area of Libya known as Nafusa. These photos were taken a few days ago in Zintan. Defected Libyan football (soccer) team getting off bus for their visit to...
    by at June 30th, 2011 at 11:06 am
  • ICC arrest warrant for Gaddafi & son Saif with UN Security Council travel ban on wife Safiya
    Safiya and Muammar in better days - or maybe now - hiding out in desert? This is not a good time to be a member of the Gaddafi family. The father, Muammar, named as “acting Head of State,” by the ICC (International Criminal Court) is officially wanted for crimes...
    by at June 27th, 2011 at 03:06 pm
  • Rex in Bali
    Bali has been pretty good so far, though weather has been kinda crappy: intense rain last night and today so everything is flooding. It”s still very warm and humid. Jamo”s mom”s house is amazing. You would absolutely love it! Literally right on the black...
    by at June 26th, 2011 at 12:06 pm
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    Rex in Melbourne Australia
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