One Nation, Overseas
Good story on Filipino OFWs.
Startled marines find Afghan men all made up to see them
""It was hell," said Corporal Paul Richard, 20. "Every village we went into we got a group of men wearing make-up coming up, stroking our hair and cheeks and making kissing noises."

At one stage, troops were invited into a house and asked to dance. Citing the need to keep momentum in their search and destroy mission, the marines made their excuses and left. "They put some music on and ask us to dance. I told them where to go," said Cpl Richard. "Some of the guys turned tail and fled. It was hideous.""
I gave a kinda crass review of this blog for the Peer-2-Peer blog review project. Well, the reviewee liked my blog quite a lot... Thanks!
The Shetland Islands: Bilingual signs to attract Scandinavian tourists?
Strange story:
"The Shetland Islands Council has asked the Scottish Executive for funding to put up bilingual signs - in English and the ancient Viking language of Norse. The initiative is an attempt to encourage tourism from Scandinavia."