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Popular On 'Arab Street'; Sleep Tourism; The World's Richest Royals; Anatomy of a Downturn; The World's Top 10 Mega-Yachts; 10 Far-out Father's Day Gifts

June 18, 2009 2:36 by



Popular On ‘Arab Street’

Beyond Iran’s borders, Ahmadinejad is seen by some as ‘a humble man,’ willing to confront Israel, says The Washington Times.

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The New Boom-Bust Cycle

The housing and finance sectors caused the economic mess. Newsweek checks out why they can’t fix it.

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Words of Wisdom

For some people, optimistic thoughts can do more harm than good, says the Economist, citing recent research.

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The World’s Richest Royals

The world’s 15 wealthiest monarchs have had a rough year, losing a collective $22 billion mainly because of the downturn in oil prices, real estate and stock markets, says Forbes.

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Sleep Tourism

Slate checks out the world’s best places to catch some shut-eye.

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Up-and-Coming Aircraft

From Poland’s Aero and its AT-3 trainer to India’s Hindustan Aeronautics and its HAL Druv helicopter, there’s a lot more to the Paris Air Show than just the likes of Airbus and Boeing, says Business Week.

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Anatomy of a Downturn

Inc takes a look at how a drop in net sales that led to a drop in median sale price, has impacted the overall market.

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The World’s Top 10 Mega-Yachts

Missile-detection systems, helipads and pools; these yachts have it all, says ABC News.

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How to Stop Yourself from Staring

Experts believe it’s a Herculean effort to stop yourself from gaping at people with disfigurements because it’s triggered not by insensitivity but by instinct, reports Wired.

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10 Far-out Father’s Day Gifts

Oddee has compiled a list of the strangest, weirdest and most unusual gifts your dad could get this Father’s Day.




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