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Coffee Break

December 19th, 2011 by in Images, Links

5 Screw-Ups on the Battlefield That Accidentally Won the War – [Cracked]

40 Reasons Why 2011 Was The Best Year For Gays Ever[BuzzFeed]

Kim Jong-il Dies Suddenly[NY Times]

Kim Jong-il, the North Korean leader who realized his family’s dream of turning his starving, isolated country into a nuclear-weapons power even as it sank further into despotism, died on Saturday of a heart attack while traveling on his train, according to an announcement Monday by the country’s state-run media.

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  • Prince Alwaleed Invests $300M in Twitter [Bloomberg]

    Twitter Inc., the microblogging service with more than 100 million users, received a $300 million investment from Saudi Prince Alwaleed bin Talal as it pushes through a redesign of its site to attract advertisers.

    Alwaleed, who leads the 2011 Arab Rich List, and his investment company agreed to buy a “strategic stake” in Twitter, Kingdom Holding said today. A strategic holding means more than 3 percent, Ahmed Halawani, a Kingdom Holding director, said in an interview. That would give the San Francisco-based company a valuation exceeding $10 billion.

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