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“Life is not for the weak hearted”. I heard this a while back from a relatively young person. For him to have come to such a harsh conclusion so early on in life bewildered me. But then, when I heard his childhood story, I understood. Imagine, at the very young age of five, his father took him on an expedition to Siberia for his PHD research. There, the father went to rent a trailer and was told that if he were to drive the trailer he needed to undergo a special training. Every day, father and son went to their training at 5 am in the morning. Every day, the little boy watched his father hose off the ice from the trailer. However, given the size of the trailer and the freezing climate in Siberia, by the time the father reached the end of the trailer, the front part would start freezing again. At that point, the trainer would advise them to go home for the day and come back the next morning at 5 am again. After 7 days of this, the trainer gave the father the key to the trailer and announced him ready. The father was shocked. What training was that? He didn’t learn how to drive the trailer, he didn’t even manage to defrost the trailer! The trainer’s reply came calmly :”The trailer needs no defrosting, it functions regardless of the freezing temperature of Siberia. It is made to withstand the harshest of conditions. I needed to know, and you needed to know, what you were made of. You are ready now.” Life is indeed not for the weak hearted, and the earlier we understand that, the better we are prepared to take on life. And one never knows what one is made of, until..one is tried. And we all get tried. Till next issue,

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When did you start writing stories? I started writing stories 5 years ago when I was 18 years old. I’ve discovered my talent since I was at school, when I was studying composition and had to think each time for a different story and an idea. So, my teachers liked my way of thinking and encouraged me to start writing my own pieces. But, I didn’t really thought to take it seriously as a professional talent except when I went to college. Who discovered your talent? How did it evolve? I tried to write my first story when I was at school and I wrote some short stories at the beginning, actually I like reading old stories and I always hoped that I can write as amazing as them one day. So, I tried a lot to write some stories, I failed to write the way I want at the beginning but thanks God my family supported me a lot to make me become a professional writer as much as I can. So, my teachers first discovered my talent. When was your first writing experience? It was a writing competition at GUST, in my first semester at university so I tried to inspire my teachers and prove that I can do something really good. It was such a great experience that I learnt many things from especially my faults and how to improve my writing skills. It taught me how ad what to write in addition to expressing my deepest feeling through writing and trying to reach all readers feelings. How many stories have you written? I’ve written more than 10 long stories and some other short stories like thoughts. I’m trying to write many different types of materials to learn more and more. I publish my pieces on Facebook to know my friends’ opinions about my writings so, if they liked them I write more and more to practice my talent. By doing so I’m improving my talent to reach the professional level I want.

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Who and what inspired you as a story writer? I was first inspired by Naguib Mahfouz because of his way of writing. It’s easy and touches you in a way that everyone can understand and feel it. So, I wanted to express my feelings through the words I write, and say what I can’t say but through my words. And that’s what made me insist on improving my writing skills more to impress the readers. Where do you see Kuwait in this field? There are many great story writers in Kuwait that make this field a developing one, especially in dramatic stories. This field is improving in Kuwait with the talent of the new generations. Some of the writers I like are Heba Hamada and Laila Al-Othman. Their stories touch our reality and give the exact image about our society and community, and that’s what I like the most. What was the biggest challenge you faced as a writer? There are many professional writers in our community so it’s not easy to be unique among them. Being unique needs hard work and effort to achieve your goals. But, I believe that working hard along with talent helps the person to reach what they want. That’s what I’m trying to do; I’m improving my skills and talent to fit in this field and I hope I can be as professional as I want one day. What are you doing nowadays? This is my last semester at GUST. When I graduate I’m thinking of publishing my first book. Also, I will apply for Journalism maters to strengthen my talent and will be taking some story writing courses in the coming months. I’m also thinking of contacting some bloggers and international magazines to see my work because that’s a new challenge to know other people’s opinions.

Where do you plan to reach with your talent? To be as professional as I can and make my feelings and words reach the world. To make the Arabian region at the top of story writing through my work, and I hope I can reach that dream one day. I hope that I can touch reader’s feelings by my words and send the right message. There’s nothing really more effective than an honest and true feeling expressed by words. Today when you look back is there anything you want to change? No I’m actually satisfied with everything because I believe that everything happens for a reason. So, I won’t change anything at all. And I’m sure that everything that happened in the past is the reason for what I am today. So, I’m blessed and satisfied with every single moment in my life Who inspired you and how? As I said, I was first inspired by Naguib Mahfouz. I love his stories and easy language. I’ve read all his stories and got inspired by them. My favorite stories for him are Between the two castles “Bein Al-Asrein”, The thief and the dogs, the way and Day and night talk. What would you like to say to STUDENTALK readers? Keep dreaming no matter what the circumstances are, one day you’ll achieve your dream. Be optimistic as much as you can and keep smiling whilst being optimistic because one day you will remember that. Always remember that the harder it gets, the more success you gain. Never give up when you face struggles because they are strengthening your personality to face your future. www.studentalk-online.com


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Name: Sara Iskandarani Age: 19 Talent: Writing When did you start? I started writing when I was at the age of fourteen. It all started when I began reading stories online on FanFiction.net. The authors there really encouraged me to get on putting my thoughts on paper. Who gave you support? My father, he honestly supported me in every way possible even going as far as printing my personal magazine. How did your talent evolve? I read as many stories and books as possible. Reading has broadened my knowledge and understanding of the world. It also helped me develop a more complex vocabulary- one that keeps growing. Not to mention that, practice makes perfect so writing more helped me too. Were there any obstacles? The basic obstacle that stood before me was the wall of language. Because my native language is not English, I had some trouble at first when I started writing. Who is your muse? I don’t have a specific muse. I just get inspired by the songs I listen to. Each song has a meaning and so with every new song comes a new thought or story.

Today when you look back is there anything you want to change? Many things happened…I just wish I could go back to writing as much as I used to back when I was in high school. Any last words to the readers? My favorite quote: ‘Read…Learn…Survive…Prosper.’ You know, you only live once so do the thing you want the most! Life is too short to live with regrets and most of all, never judge a book by its cover. Oh and don’t ever think you’re better than anyone because flash news! You’re made of mud, pal. Peace! : 3

Name: Adel Jarada Age: 20 Talent: Singing When did you start? Since I was 10 years old. Who gave you support? My brother, sisters and friends gave me support. How did your talent evolve? My talent evolved by singing whenever I had the chance to. Were there any obstacles? I didn’t face any serious experience, therefore, I have not faced any obstacles. 22 - 23

Who is your muse? I don’t have a particular muse. However, I think Fadel Shaker has a great voice. Today when you look back is there anything you want to change? There is one thing I would like to change and that is to stop smoking. Any last words to the readers? I would like to advise every talented person to keep on practicing his talent.


‫هل واجهتك �صعوبات؟‬ ‫ فاجلميع يواجه �صعوبات يف بدايات‬..‫بالطبع‬ .‫تعلمه‬ ‫من هو ملهمك؟‬ ‫بع�ض الفنانني يف الكويت وخارجها وامللهم الأكرب‬ . ‫هي املو�سيقى والأغاين الكال�سيكية‬ ،‫ عندما تنظرين �إىل ما و�صلت �إليه‬،‫اليوم‬ ‫هل ت�شعرين �أن هناك �شيئ تريدين تغيريه؟‬ ‫ ولكني ال �أتوقف عن التطلع‬،‫لي�س �شيئ ًا حمدد ًا‬ .‫ واحللم بالتطور والتغيري للأف�ضل‬،‫�إىل الأمام‬ ‫ فكل ماو�صلت �إليه كان‬،‫احلمدهلل مل �أندم على �أمر‬ .‫بالن�سبه يل مغامرة اعطتني اخلربة‬ ‫هل لديك ما تقولينه للقراء؟‬ ‫ واهتمام ا�صدقائي‬،‫ ولت�شجيعي‬،‫�شكر ًا للمتابعة‬ ‫ واقول للجميع �أن �آراء الآخرين بي‬.‫ب�شكل خا�ص‬ .‫لي�س جمرد كالم عابر فهو يعني الكثري يل‬ Name: Hawraa Al-Shawaf Age: 21 Talent: Cosplay

‫ ب�سمه احمد‬:‫اال�سم‬ ‫ الر�سم‬:‫املوهبة‬ ‫متى بد�أت مبمار�سة موهبتك؟‬ ‫ وال‬،‫ كان يل طابعي اخلا�ص يف الر�سم‬،‫منذ طفولتي يف املدر�سة‬ ‫ �أحب �أن �أكون حرة يف‬،‫ا�سمح لأحد �أن يفر�ض علي مو�ضوع ًا معين ًا‬ ،‫ بد�أت �أفهم تطور الر�سم‬،‫ عندما تخرجت من الثانوية‬.‫اختياراتي‬ .‫ وال �أعتقد �أبدا انني �سوف �أتوقف‬،‫ومازلت �أعمل على تطوير نف�سي‬ ���من قام بدعمك لتنمية موهبتك؟‬ .‫ ولوال ت�شجيعهم يل ملا تابعت‬،‫كثريون من الأقرباء والأ�صدقاء‬ .‫ و�أعمل �أكرث على ار�ضائهم وار�ضاء اجلميع‬،‫جعلوين �أحب ما �أفعل‬ ‫كيف قمت بتطوير موهبتك؟‬ ‫ واالطالع على كل ما يخ�ص‬،‫ والعمل امل�ستمر‬،‫ واالجتهاد‬،‫باملتابعة‬ ‫ و�س�ؤال‬،‫ والتعلم من اخلط�أ‬،‫ وعدم اخلوف من التجربة‬،‫الر�سم‬ . ‫الآخرين‬

When did you start? On the late of 2009, I started my talent on GUST events. Who gave you support? Family, friends, instructors and people who appreciate that kind of art. How did your talent evolve? I keep on fixing my costumes all the time when I find any mistakes on them and try to make them look like the character. Were there any obstacles? Yes, when I first started, I used to take a lot of time to get ready for an event.

Name: Lamiya Baz Age: 20 Talent: Writing poetry and prose When did you start? 2 years ago

Also, it’s hard to find some materials here in Kuwait for such costumes. Who is your muse? Johnny Depp for sure. Today when you look back is there anything you want to change? I would like to change people’s mind, and how they look at such talents and specially my talent on such ways. They should be more open-minded and supporters for that kind of art. Any last words to the readers? Fellow your dreams, no matter how strange or unacceptable they are. Fight for them and never give up.

going through my poems. But then I tried having poems that don’t always rhyme while also changing the subjects of my poems to things that I felt and that everyone could relate to.

Were there any obstacles? I think the biggest obstacle was finding someone who Who gave you support? could give you an honest and unbiased opinion about My Arabic professor at university your writing. was actually the reason I began writing. She liked it and has Who is your muse? been supporting me since then. That would have to be my mum! She is a music teacher My family and my friends keep and a writer as well. encouraging me to continue writing. Today when you look back is there anything you want to change? How did your talent evolve? I wouldn’t change a thing! To know that you are talented At first, I tried to keep rhymes from the beginning is nice.

Any last words to the readers? There is always more to you than what meets the eye. If you see it, everyone will too. www.studentalk-online.com


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After a year of hard work by the members of the Engineering Club, the first Clubs Party at the Australian College of Kuwait was full of excitement. This celebration was enjoyable for all, including the members, students, and people who helped the engineering club present its ideas and activities. The ACK Clubs is the best in performance this year, and was able to collect the highest points in its first year of running. However, that wasn’t enough so the photography club won as the best club based on the ACK points system. The purpose of this event was to gather the members and encourage them. Also, it was important to discuss what the club provided to the ACK society & engineering students everywhere, and how to improve the club’s ability to achieve the aim of providing tools for engineering students. SPARC, the management, gave ACK students the opportunity and support to help the students to build the EC agine. It was interesting to create an event which captured the journey of the engineering club, in order to attract students to gain benefits from this club. Also, new visions and activities were suggested in order to be applied to useful projects and avoid mistakes in the future. Through assistance and the simplifying of the difficulties faced by the engineering students by other students at the university, we will soon be able to provide the necessary tools for the engineers.

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‫حقق النادي الإعالمي العديد من الإجنازات من خالل الأن�شطة والفعاليات‬ ‫التي قام بتنظيمها يف العام ‪ ،2011/2012‬و�أهم ما حققه النادي من �إجناز‬ ‫هو مقابلة وفد رحلة النادي الإعالمية التدريبية حلاكم دبي ال�شيخ حممد‬ ‫بن را�شد �آل مكتوم‪ ،‬وعمل النادي الإعالمي العديد من الدورات الإعالمية‬ ‫والندوات خالل فرتة ق�صرية‪ ،‬وعدد امل�شاركني يف �أن�شطة النادي الإعالمي‬ ‫فاق ‪ 800‬متدرب وم�شارك‪.‬‬ ‫الدورات التي نظمها النادي هي (العالقات العامة الأوىل والثانية – املونتاج‬ ‫– الت�صوير الفوتوغرايف – التقدمي الإخباري – فن الإلقاء ومواجهة‬ ‫اجلمهور) و�أي�ض ًا ندوة ق�صة جناح للإعالمي بركات الوقيان وندوة عن‬ ‫الدراما الكويتية مب�شاركة املخرج حممد دحام والفنان خالد �أمني والكاتب‬ ‫فهد العليوة واملذيع �سلمان النجادي‪ ،‬بالإ�ضافة �إىل �سيمنار �أ�س�س النجاح يف‬ ‫احلياة العملية وقدمها د‪� .‬سعد الرباك‪.‬‬ ‫كما قام النادي يف تنظيم رحلة �إعالمية تدريبية �إىل الإمارات‪ ،‬وكذلك رحلة‬ ‫�إىل برج احلمراء‪ ،‬وقام النادي �أي�ض ًا بطرح بطاقة ع�ضوية النادي الإعالمي‬ ‫والتي يح�صل فيها حامل الع�ضوية على خ�صومات لدورات النادي و�أي�ض ًا‬ ‫خ�صومات من ‪ 40‬جهة خمتلفة قام النادي باالتفاق معها‪.‬‬

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Name: Al-Kontesa Al-Shima’a Nader Al-Qunneh Age: 22

Major: Accounting University: GUST

QHave you always had a high GPA? Al-Kontesa: Yes. Shaza: I always work hard and try to maintain a high GPA.

QHow do your peers look at you because of your GPA? Al-Kontesa: Their point of view is one that doesn’t change according to my GPA. Shaza: They always come to ask for my help because they know that I care about my studies and getting high grades, or if they need extra explanation especially that they know I’m bilingual.

QDo you feel like you are part of your peers or alienated from them? Al-Kontesa: No at all.

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QHow does your GPA affect your relationship with the teachers?

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Name: Shaza Beidas Age: 23

Major: Finance

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QWhat drives you to get such high grades?

Al-Kontesa: First: to get the internal scholarship from GUST which require high GPA Second: to get a good job after graduation Shaza: My ambition and family support also the pride of being on the top students list.

QWhat does it take for you to get such a high GPA?

Al-Kontesa: JUST attend all classes not swipe and escape as some students do. And to focus on what my lecturer says, it’s as simple as that. Shaza: I concentrate in class and I do everything on time so I don’t leave myself till the last moment to do my work and of course I study hard. We all know that these are the keys of success

QAre you involved in any extra curricular activities?

Al-Kontesa: In the past I was a member of one of the university unions, the Student Association, participating in sport activities by playing tennis, and participating in drawing (sometimes when I am free I go to draw but I haven’t participated in any exhibitions) Shaza: I try my best to attend all the activities.

QAre you involved in any charitable organization or activities? Al-Kontesa: Unfortunately not. Shaza: No.

QDo you believe that students with high GPAs will have a better future than those who score average GPAs? Al-Kontesa: No. Nowadays people are rejected because they don’t have Wasta. They are not being hired according to their qualifications. Shaza: It depends on the student. If the student only memorized for the exam to get high grades then it doesn’t mean that he/ she will be successful, however if he/she understood the material then was able to analyze it and use it in the future then this will definitely help to become more successful. On the other hand, companies prefer to hire graduates with the highest GPA. www.studentalk-online.com


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Abrar Atyani 23,GUST,Finance.

Ali Hasan Arzoni 22,GUST,MIS.

Bahaa Osama 22,GUST,Marketing.

Basel Jazzar 19,GUST,Business.

Dana Yousif 20,GUST,Finance.

Fatma Mohamed 23,GUST,Mass Communication.

Dawood Hussen 22,GUST,Finance.

Deema Allush 22,GUST,Mass Communication.

Dima Khalil 20,GUST, Mass Communication.

Farah Al-Akhras 19,GUST, Mass Communication.

Helmi Ayyash 23,GUST,Finance.

Khaled Ayesh 23,GUST,MIS.

Mahmoud Al-Banna 27,GUST,MIS.

Muneer Saleh Nada Fayed 23,GUST,Accounting. 22,GUST,Finance.

Lail Suhail 20,GUST,Business.

Lama Aldorri 23,GUST,PR.

Omar Saado Reem Tarakji 22,GUST,Accounting. 21,GUST,PR. 34 - 35

Mahmoud Swaidan Louai Ibrahim 22,GUST,Accounting. 22,GUST,Finance.

Shifaa Taki 23,GUST,Mass Communication.

Lulua Almutawa 23,GUST,Mass Communication.

Abdullah Boshehry 23,GUST,Business.

Awss Aldaour 22,GUST,Marketing.


Nashwa Bassam 22,GUST Finance.

Sara Arikat 22,GUST,Finance.

Yaser Elsahen 22,GUST,MIS.

Haifaa Aldowaisan 24,GUST,Mass Communication.

Darweesh Qamhiya 22,GUST IB.

John Al-Shaer 23,GUST,PR.

Khaled Sabsabi 22,GUST,Finance.

Moatasem Mohamed Mohamed Barakat 22,GUST,Finance. 22,GUST,IB.

Rana Salem 23,GUST,Finance.

What is the car type you are driving now?

Which year make is it?

What is the car type you will buy next?

Which year do you plan on buying your next car?

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Purchasing Manager Index (PMI)

What is PMI? The Purchasing Managers’ Index (PMI) is an indicator produced by Markit Group and the Institute for Supply Management of financial activity reflecting purchasing managers’ acquisition of goods and services. Through asking executives about sales and employment outlook, the survey strives to provide useful information about the business climate that can lead to developments in employment, output and consumption. The PMI is a composite index of five “sub-indicators”, which are extracted through surveys to more than 400 purchasing managers from around the country, chosen for their geographic and industry diversification benefits. The five sub-indexes are as follows: •Production level •New orders (from customers) •Supplier deliveries •Inventories •Employment level 36 - 37

PMI is a very important sentiment reading, not only for manufacturing, but also the economy as a whole. Although U.S. manufacturing is not the huge component of total gross domestic product (GDP) that it once was, this industry is still where recessions tend to begin and end. For this reason, the PMI is very closely watched, setting the tone for the upcoming month and other indicator releases. PMI is also considered a leading indicator in the eyes of the Fed, as evidenced by its mention in the FOMC minutes that are publicly released after its closed-door meetings. The magic number for the PMI is 50. A reading of 50 or higher generally indicates that the industry is expanding. If manufacturing is expanding, the general economy should be doing likewise. As such, it is considered a good indicator of future GDP levels. Sources: Wikipedia, Investopedia & Global Research


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Porsche Cayenne GTS Porsche Centre Kuwait, Behbehani Motors Company, has unleashed its sportiest SUV ever – the Cayenne GTS. After the global reveal wowed the audience at the 2012 Beijing International Automotive Exhibition, Porsche is introducing this most sporting SUV in a market already in love with the Porsche Cayenne. The Cayenne – which saw record sales and a 35 per cent increase across the region in 2011 – now comes in an athletic, faster GTS variant, with all the space, comfort and clear layout of an SUV; coupled with the driving fun, dynamics and agility of a sports car. The Cayenne GTS’s power unit is the most powerful naturally aspirated engine in the Cayenne model line, with uncompromising power: it has a 4.8-litre V8 engine which offers up 420 horsepower. It will rocket you from 0 – 100 km/h in 5.7 seconds and offers a top speed of 261 km/h. An eight speed Tiptronic S gearbox with integrated auto start/ stop function offers dynamic control, while Porsche Traction Management (PTM) with active all-wheel drive provides a superior feeling of comfort and safety – something you have come to expect of a Porsche even at the high speeds.

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The legendary G 63 AMG roars into Mercedes-Benz Kuwait Requiring a dedicated cell to harness the new AMG SUV beast’s earth shattering new engine, state-of-the-art drive technology and expressive design, Mercedes-Benz Kuwait are inviting customers to view the new G 63 AMG now in a specially designed lounge at their showroom in Shuwaikh for a personalised consultation. The G-Class family’s flagship G 65 AMG is also expected to rattle windows in Kuwait in the near future. The G 63 AMG boasts a massive 544hp AMG 5.5-litre V8 biturbo engine with AMG SPEEDSHIFT PLUS 7G-TRONIC automatic transmission system. 760 Nm of torque accelerates the exclusive SUV icon from zero to 100 km/h in just 5.4 seconds, topping out at a phenomenal 210 km/h (electronically limited). Driven by the power of 612 stampeding horses and maximum torque reaching 1000 newton metres – an unmatched record in the off-road segment - the even more exclusive G 65 AMG’s V12 6.0-litre biturbo engine races from 0-100Km/h in 5.3 seconds, and a top speed of 230km/h (electronically limited). The interior features even more innovations in comparison with the predecessor model. Along with the facelift changes provided as standard, including the new instrument panel and state-of-the-art infotainment and assist systems, the G 63 AMG has an AMG instrument cluster with colour TFT screen, AMG main menu and separate gear display, plus white-lit AMG sills on all doors. The classy E-SELECT shift lever with the distinctive AMG medallion is a familiar feature from other models such as the SLS AMG. An exclusive on-board environment is created by the designo leather upholstery with ruffled leather door panelling. Options available for an even more stylish interior comprise the AMG carbon trim and the designo Exclusive package.

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Happy Birthday, Prince Harry! Royal turns 28 while serving in Afghanistan

Lady Lady Gaga Gaga Crazy Crazy Outfit Outfit Alert: Alert fame monster gets fierce, freaky at NYC perfume launch

The rowdy yet dependably brave royal will probably mark the big 2-8 at Camp Bastion, the base where his British Army unit is currently stationed in Afghanistan. Knowing the cheeky redhead, however, we imagine he and his mates will try to carve out time for a makeshift celebration, if possible. Maybe he’ll welcome the lack of crazy-party expectations that surely would have shadowed him were he spending his birthday in London. After all, Prince William’s little brother just spent a weekend in Las Vegas that has been emblazoned in our memories for many royal birthdays to come. Even if we’re just going by the last month, Prince Harry’s had quite a year. So, may he have a happy and— above all—safe 28th birthday!

A day after Lady Gaga invited folks like Paris Hilton and Marc Jacobs to watch her nap in a tinted plastic pod that definitely was a none-too-distant cousin of the egg contraption she hatched from at the Grammys last year, the pop star showed up for her Fame fragrance launch at Macy’s in a relatively unusual horse-drawn carriage.But then she got out of the carriage. Mother Monster outdid herself for her appearance in New York City Friday.Her Alien-meets-monster look included a gold crown covering the upper half of her face and a black latex “jacket” molded into a swooping hunchback shape that was pure sci-fi from the back.In a nod to the Fame ad campaign, her towering black boots were crawling with little gold men meant to look like they were struggling to ascend Mt. Gaga. While she may have tweaked her M.O. since claiming her perfume would include notes of blood and semen, Gaga certainly didn’t go the ordinary vanilla-and-bergamot route or anything in crafting her first signature fragrance.

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Prince William and KateAlert Lady Gaga Crazy Outfit Middleton hang out (literally) in Borneo!

Prince William and Kate Middleton are keeping their heads held high in the wake of the Duchess of Cambridge’s photo scandal. Following their trip to Malaysia, the royal duo were snapped flashing their pearly whites as they continued their tour of Southeast Asia in the rainforests of Borneo Saturday, slapping on harnesses and getting hoisted to the top of a 130-foot tree. The couple was on hand to meet up with scientists at the Danum Valley research center and learn more about the conservation work being done there. “Their royal highnesses are feeling upbeat, they are enjoying the tour and they will not in any way allow what has happened in France to overshadow the tour and their work on behalf of the Queen.”. Prince William and Kate were in a “playful mood” during the outing, with William joking that he hoped he didn’t have any “wardrobe malfunctions” while they scaled the tree. Following their day in the rainforest, Prince William and Kate hopped on a flight to Lahad-Datu the next stop on their royal tour

Taylor Swift and Conor Kennedy make “very sweet” couple: “I love her,” says Rory Kennedy

We already know that Caroline Kennedy is a big fan of Conor Kennedy’s girlfriend Taylor Swift (and her music). And now, Conor’s aunt Rory Kennedy is giving the cute couple her seal of approval.”I love her music,” Rory told us of Conor and Taylor at today’s Creative Arts Emmy Awards in L.A. “I love her,” the Emmy-nominated filmmaker gushed. “She’s terrific. Huge fan.” When asked what she thinks of her 18-year-old nephew dating the 22-year-old singer, she smiled, “Very sweet.” Conor and Taylor do have Rory to thank for their budding romance, after all. “Rory went to a concert of hers with her two little girls, and that’s how that started,” Conor’s grandmother Ethel Kennedy told reporters last month of the Taylor-Kennedy connection. Just last week, Conor’s cousin Caroline sounded off on her favorite Swift song while talking to CBS This Morning. “Romeo,” she laughed, referring to the Grammy-winner’s tune “Love Story.”


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Ted Baker A/W12 The perfect celebration of Great Britain’s Great Outdoors, Ted’s A/W12 Collections feature autumnal tones of burnished berries and earthy hues to create a heart-warming palette that embraces rustic beauty and rural charm. On Womenswear, Ted’s signature prints are inspired by botanical vintage finds with the foxglove, sweet pea and decoupage cluster prints cultivated as focus placements or seen to grow all over dresses and separates.

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Introducing midnight heat A Sensual New Scent in the Beyoncé Parfums Collection

La Prairie La Prairie Skin Caviar Luxe Body Cream 150ml/5oz. You squeeze a generous amount of body lotion/ cream into hands and apply to desired area.

Dream angels glow

Chanel Chanel introduces a modern interpretation of classic crème lip color as homage to the rich life and legacy of ‘Coco’ Chanel. New lightweight lip color glides on for easy application, and features a Hydratendre complex to help soften, soothe and condition lips even boosting their ability to hold in moisture for a plumper, smoother and healthier-looking appearance. A range of wearable shades with full-coverage finishes, from matte to pearl to soft shimmer

Capture the rush of falling head over heels with our newest Dream Angels fragrance, Dream Angels Glow.

Zoya Always a fashion and beauty innovator, Zoya Nail Polish creates a new category in nail color. Say hello to the six new, winter cream neutrals of the The Zoya Feel Collection! Introducing the latest must-have nail colors for winter 2011/2012: The Feel Collection by Zoya six new winter cream neutrals.

Estée lauder Pure color nail lacquer By tom pecheux, Creative makeup director, estée lauder Estée Lauder and Creative Makeup Director Tom Pecheux introduce NEW Pure Color Nail Lacquer Beyond Black and Metal Mania Collections - two mini-shade statements that evoke the seduction, beauty and fantasy of the City of Lights at night. This dramatic palette of intriguing shades, textures and finishes expresses confident style and attitude with unprecedented color and impact. NEW Pure Color Nail Lacquer Beyond Black and Metal Mania Collections include smoldering and amplified hues that capture the raw energy and sexiness of the City of Lights under a dark Parisian sky.

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Ted Baker A/W12 The perfect celebration of Great Britain’s Great Outdoors, Ted’s A/ W12 Collections feature autumnal tones of burnished berries and earthy hues to create a heartwarming palette that embraces rustic beauty and rural charm. For Menswear, heritage fabrics are mixed with functional materials to create heavily detailed pieces that are second nature to Ted.

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Amenity Amenity men’s personal care line. The reintroduced line of Amenity men’s personal grooming products shows that understanding how consumers use a product can provide clues to effective design. First, the company established a psychographic profile of the target audience. Next, Amenity created a formula called Pro-Form 6 to solve men’s facial care challenges such as acne and dry skin.

Nivea Today more and more men have learned the importance of keeping their skin tone smooth and blemish free. The Nivea for Men Advanced Fairness Moisturizer is an extremely useful and effective product which when used on a regular basis can lighten your skin tone, give optimum moisturization to your skin and also help to control the action of the oil secreting glands. As a result you get a clear and a blemish free skin.

Speick splash This popular German brand was named for the Alpine Speick plant, whose medicinal extracts is gentle on the skin and emits a vigorous, heady aroma. Along with Speick extracts, this natural after shave lotion contains a harmonizing blend of witch hazel and sage that smells great as it smoothes and softens irritated skin. The Speick after shave lotion is a rare example of affordability in a superb shaving product.

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Jo Malone London For the first time in Kuwait you can now experience ‘fragrance combining’ from Jo Malone London. Visit the new store in The Avenues (Phase 3) and you’ll discover a range of enigmatic scents. Each one individually distinguished – yet when combined they create a whole new subtle scent signature.

Mont Blanc This incredible cologne was created by Mont Blanc. This spectacular scent includes a mixture of bergamot, tangerine, bamboo, ginger, sandalwood, white musk, amber, and nutmeg.


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Tissot Tradition Rose Gold PVD Contemporary statements with vintage whispers The Tissot Tradition family gives ultra-modern watch making a justified hint of nostalgia, giving today’s technology a vintage-style design signature. There are Gent models with three-hand mechanisms, as well as chronographs and GMT, all confirming the brand’s tradition of innovation. A highlight is the option of sophisticated perpetual calendar functionality in pieces driven by the brand new G15.561 movement, offering excellent timekeeping and value rolled into one. Perfect harmony High-tech operation is perfectly balanced with classical details and subtle vintage-look finishes. These are complemented by design elements such as guilloche decoration and a gently curved case. The Tissot Tradition promises wearers endless hours of precision with sustainable good looks.

Tissot PRS 330 Beauty in the details

This sporty and sophisticated timepiece is the perfect watch for the ones looking for that extra element that will make it stand out from the crowd. Its richness lies within its details and style. The fiery red tip of the hands and its strip around the crown gives it that kick of dynamism, while the dial and counters, surrounded by a ruler pattern, emphasise the ultimate precision this stunning piece provides. This watch is a high-end competitor in both fields of sport and class. With a hint of motor sport inspiration, it is the perfect watch for people who love to live life at full speed. Discover the creator The Tissot PRS 330’s striking details on the dial are displayed within a smoothed edged stainless steel case, which is exhibited on a rubber or stainless steel bracelet, depending on the style that will better suit your own. If you look closely, you will discover the subtle creator’s mark such as a vibrant symbol at the beginning of the bracelet, a light silhouette engraved on the side of the case, a fine detail on the tip of the sapphire crown or even a hint of illustration in its skeleton hands. This is the ultimate watch for sporty men with distinctive class.

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Understanding Breast Cancer Know the Facts Breast cancer is an uncontrolled growth of breast cells which occurs as a result of mutations or abnormal changes in the genes responsible for regulating the growth of cells. Normally, the cells of our bodies replace themselves in a process of cell growth where new cells take over as old ones die out. Over time though, mutations can turn on certain genes and turn off others in a cell. This changed cell gains the ability to keep dividing without control, producing more like it, and forming a tumor. Sometimes that tumor may become malignant (have the potential to be dangerous), thus spreading beyond the tumor to other parts of the body.

The Pink Ribbon The pink ribbon is a symbol of breast cancer awareness. It may be worn to honor those who have been diagnosed with breast cancer and to raise awareness and reduce the stigma of breast cancer through education on symptoms and treatment. Supporters hope that greater knowledge will lead to earlier detection of breast cancer and to raise money in order to produce a reliable and permanent cure. This pink ribbon is associated with individual generosity, faith in scientific progress, and a ‘can do’ attitude. Steps for Self-Examination 1. Begin by looking at your breasts in the mirror with your shoulders straight and your arms on your hips. Check the size, shape, and color. 2. Raise your arms and look for the same changes. 3. Now, lie down and use your right hand to feel your left breast and your left hand to feel the right. Use a firm, smooth 52 - 53


touch, keeping your fingers flat and together in a circular motion. Cover the entire space from top to bottom and from side to side, from armpit to cleavage, and from collarbone to abdomen. 4. Finally, feel your breasts while standing or sitting, using the same hand movement described above. This final step can be done with more ease in the shower.

Diagnosis at Royale Hayat The center for diagnostic imaging at Royale Hayat combines skilled medical professionals and leading-edge diagnostic equipment for a wide range of diagnostic exams. The latest imaging equipment are sure to provide highly detailed and accurate studies to diagnose and assist in planning the treatment of breast cancer and other breast conditions. Latest technologies at Royale Hayat such as the Full Field Digital Mammography (FFDM), ductography, breast ultrasound, MR DWI, spectroscopy, imaging, and image-guided needle biopsy are offered to assist in the diagnostic process. Furthermore, a group of highly committed physicians are there to guide their patients every step of the way. Ask an Expert If you have questions you’d like answered, post it to us on @RoyaleHayat RoyaleHayat and we’ll have one of our experts answer your queries. www.royalehayat.com

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Eating Disorders Eating disorders such as bulimia, anorexia nervosa, and binge eating, are harmful medical conditions caused by a combination of physical, emotional, and environmental factors. Although eating disorders are serious and require extensive professional care, it is possible to recover. Below is an interview with a courageous Kuwaiti woman who has struggled with an eating disorder but has recently become symptom-free. She wishes to share her story to help other people who may have similar struggles. How did your eating disorder develop? My eating disorder started at the age of 10. I was going through lots of changes at that age, which I think lead me to finding some way to gain control. Anorexia seemed like the perfect solution for my high achieving and perfectionist self. It took my mind off of a lot of things that were going on at the time. I, of course, did not know what anorexia was, or why I was doing what I was doing. Years later it turned into a full blown, life threatening disease that I could not control anymore. When did you realize you needed help? I realized I needed help when the fear of food became paralyzing. I could not enjoy the daily activities I used to enjoy. I isolated myself from everyone in order to give my disorder all the attention it didn’t deserve. My weight dropped to a very dangerous low, and I could not stop the obsession with losing more and more weight. What started off as a way to gain control, had turned into having no control at all. What kind of treatment did you go through? I had been to therapists and nutritionists in Kuwait and realized that I needed a higher-level of care. Unfortunately, though Kuwait did not offer any options for residential treatment programs. Recently, I traveled to Chicago and spent 3 months in a residential treatment center for women. This center provided the warm, caring environment that I needed. How is your recovery coming along? My recovery is coming along great. I finally feel like I have the control over myself back. I feel happy, and free of the constant negative self-talk, negative body image, and obsession over food and weight. I’ve learned to love myself, and treat myself with kindness. I’ve learned a lot of skills that will keep me recovery-focused and prevent me from relapsing. I’ve also met so many great women who struggle with the same issues I do, and communicate with them 54 - 55

regularly. This has been the most important part of my recovery. What advice can you offer other young men and women who are struggling with an eating disorder? My advice to others who are struggling is to reach out for help. Overcoming an eating disorder is not something you can do alone. I know that it’s scary to let go of it, but it’s worth it. You are worth it. You can live a happy life, free of the pain and isolation of an eating disorder. Set up a support system of people that are positive and ask for support as much as possible. Get involved in recovery-focused activities, and meet other people that are struggling with the same issues. You are not alone. Nicholas Scull, Ph.D. is a licensed psychologist and has several years experience working with college students in college counseling centers including UCLA, University of WisconsinMadison, and Swarthmore College. He currently works as the Clinical Director at Fawzia Sultan Rehabilitation Institute (www.fsrikuwait.org). FSRI provides individual, family, couples, and group counseling and works with both adults and children. Please contact Dr. Scull with any questions or concerns at 2572-0338 or n.scull@fsrikuwait.org. All communication with Dr. Scull is private and confidential.


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H&M Divided Grey designs its first collection for girls

There’s a new collection full of attitude for girls this autumn in H&M’s Divided Grey concept. It’s a collection full of detail-rich pieces that add personality and individual style. Designed in shades of grey and black, the collection includes a biker jacket in leather, skinny jeans and ankle boots, along with a hooded dress, a draped blazer, and fine knits. The collection will be available from November 1 in around 300 Divided departments at H&M worldwide.

Actor Joel Kinnaman models H&M’s men’s fashion this autumn Actor Joel Kinnaman plays the lead role in the remake of “RoboCop”, and will also be showing H&M’s menswear this autumn. Joel, who made his international breakthrough in his role in the US remake of “The Killing,” will appear in an autumn campaign filmed by famed video director Jonas Åkerlund. In the campaign, Joel wears a series of key pieces from H&M’s autumn collection, including a green varsity jacket layered over a navy crewneck and denim shirt. The autumn collection also contains cardigans, corduroy trousers and an updated version of the classic slim overcoat in navy, and a grey single-breasted suit. The full commercial will be available to watch in its entirety on hm.com from October 5, with edited versions used as a TV campaign. “H&M makes it easy for a guy to look great every single day and create a personal style. Their men’s collection always gives me a choice of how I want to dress, whether it be sharp in a suit and polo-neck, or more relaxed in jeans and a tweed jacket. That’s why I’m so happy to be the face of H&M this season,” says Joel Kinnaman.

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Global singing sensation Lana Del Rey is H&M’s model this autumn Lana Del Rey, one of the biggest names in the music world right now, is to front H&M’s main campaign this autumn. Lana will model in a print campaign shot by Inez van Lamsweerde and Vinoodh Matadin, as well as singing a cover of “Blue Velvet” in a commercial film, shot by director Johan Renck. Lana became an instant worldwide star earlier this year with her single “Video Games” from her “Born to Die” album, and is known globally for her unique personal style. For the campaign, Lana wears key pieces from H&M’s autumn collection, including a pink angora sweater, patterned leggings, a tweed biker jacket and figure-fit tweed dress with leather details. The commercial film will be available to watch in its entirety at hm.com from September 19, with edited versions used as a TV campaign. In October, Lana will also feature in a campaign for H&M’s winter fashion.


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ACTIVITIES Seminar Series will train future leaders for Kuwait Youth and women in Kuwait who want to develop or improve their leadership skills are invited to participate in the Kuwait Leadership Mastery (KLM) seminar program, funded by the Middle East Partnership Initiative (MEPI) of the U.S. State Department. KLM will include four seminars during the 2012-2013 academic year, and a graduation ceremony. All graduates of the program will earn a special certificate. KLM is open to all youth (ages 17-24) and women in Kuwait. The seminars will be hosted by the Center for Professional and Continuing Education (PACE) at Gulf University for Science & Technology (GUST) in West Mishref. More details about KLM, including how to apply, are available at www. kuwaitleadershipmastery.com. The idea for KLM was developed by Dr. John P. Hayes, a professor in the College of Business at GUST. He collaborated with officials at PACE and MEPI, which provides funding, support and training to encourage positive change in the Middle East and North Africa.

Linden Boarding School Tours comes to Kuwait Linden Boarding School Tours hosted an education expo at the Holiday Inn, Salmiya, to provide parents, students and school counselors with details of the programs available in a long list of world-class boarding schools located throughout the US, UK and Switzerland. Representing approximately 25 schools in the mentioned markets, the fair featured details of summer camps, fulltime programs, tailored programs for students making the leap from secondary education to university, and specialized support for children with learning disabilities.

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The National Youth Project is the main sponsor of Spread the Passion Ambassador program as a winner of the first prize of initiatives for month of May. To find out more about the National Youth Project, please visit www.youth. org.kw and join the forum to get your voice heard on different priorities in shaping the future of Kuwait.

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Thanks Mubarak! It has been wonderful 4 weeks that started with an orientation session for all the accepted volunteers who were divided into 10 teams.

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My team was in charge of welcoming the volunteers and giving them their ids and t-shirts on orientation day.


First week, the volunteers were introduced to the concept of brain storming and mind mapping their ideas. They were taught how to collectively come up with ideas and design tasks. Each team had two mentors one mentor for a project and one mentor for the national youth priority which includes the environment, housing, health, legal reform, education, sports, arts and culture, human development, small and medium enterprises, and national unity. Also, the teams were each assigned a project.

Next issue we will present the selected nominees for Spread the Passion Ambassador and we will update you about their amazing journey throughout the 5 weeks volunteering experience. See you in the next issue of StudenTalk.

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Get Ready to Fly with the 3rd Red Bull Flugtag! Flying has always been a dream for mankind. In the 9th century inventor Abbas Ibn Firnas designed a flying machine using a set of wings in an attempt to fly. His dreams turned into reality when he managed to touch the clouds. Lately creators and innovators in Kuwait have been busy designing their own flying machines to repeat such a unique attempt. Their dreams can be achieved during the 3rd Red Bull Flugtag which will take place at the Marina Crescent on Friday October 19 at 1pm. More than 30 teams are putting the final touches on their flying machines. A panel of five judges will rate the flights based on three important criteria: Distance - this is a flying contest after all, creativity of craft – and showmanship. The top three teams will be rewarded with valuable prizes. The 3rd Red Bull Flugtag in Kuwait will be held under the patronage of Major-General Faisal Al Jazzaf, General Director of the Public Authority for Youth and Sport in Kuwait. The event sponsored by Wataniya Telecom, Mini and Braun Cruzer will be hosted by Media Anchor Raya Abi Rached presenter of Arabs Got Talent and Scoop along with TV presenter Abdullah Malallah. Recently, Germany has raised the bar for the Kuwaiti Teams by setting a new world record at the Red Bull Flugtag held in Mainz when one of the teams flew 69 meters. This historic flight smashed the previous Red Bull Flugtag world record of 63 meters, which was held for more than two years.

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Raya Abi Rached is a TV presenter and celebrity journalist. She is the co-host of the hit TV talent show Arabs Got Talent and the host of her own TV show Scoop, which provides the latest Hollywood news and interviews with notable actors.


“This will be the third time we participate at the Red Bull Flugtag. This year we are preparing an improved design as we have learned from our previous experiences. We are currently working on enhancing the aerodynamics and reducing the weight of the flying machine in order to defend our title and entertain the spectators.” said Sultan Ghareeb, member of the Dragon Fly, the 2010 Red Bull Flugtag Winning team. All selected teams will fly their planes from a 25 meter long and 6 meters high constructed runway using only human power. Each team, consists of one pilot and 3 assistants, so that he can lead the aircraft while the assistants help to hover as far as possible before landing in the water. While the sky may be the limit on creativity, there are still a few flight regulations. First off, all flying machines must be entirely human-powered (no external energy sources or stored power). Second, no matter what they say, size does matter – all crafts must be less than 8 meters wide and must weigh no more than 180 KGs including the pilot. Safety is paramount; therefore all competitors must wear a life jacket and helmet. Since the first Red Bull Flugtag took place in Vienna, Austria, in 1991, more than 100 Flugtags have been held around the globe, attracting up to 300,000 spectators for a single event. For more information, visit www.redbullmea.com/flugtag @redbullkuwait

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Abdullah Malallah is a TV presenter at Al Rai TV. He is the co-host of Studio Al Abtal program.

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‫ خلريف‬La Martina ‫ت�شكيلة‬ 2012 ‫و�شتاء‬ ‫ تفخر ب�أن تعلن عن �إطالق‬Maserati ‫ الكويت بالتعاون مع‬La Martina ‫ وهي‬2012 ‫ املحدودة الإ�صدار خلريف و�شتاء‬Maserati Polo ‫جمموعة‬ ‫ ويتميز بوجود �شعارات‬100٪ ‫م�صنوعة من القطن‬ .‫ والعلم االيطايل املطرزة بجودة عالية‬Maserati ‫ و‬La Martina Polo Shirt ‫ خللق‬Maserati ‫ بوا�سطة‬La Martina ‫مت تكليف‬ La ‫ وبالتايل ان�ضمت‬.‫ �سنة لتوحيد �إيطاليا‬150 ‫بح ّلة خا�صة ومميزة لالحتفال‬ ‫ وال�شركة امل�صنعة الفاخرة‬Polo ‫ والتي تتخ�ص�ص يف ت�صميم مالب�س‬، Martina ‫ املحدودة‬Polo Shirt ‫ ل�صناعة ال�سيارات وخلقت هذه‬Modena-based ‫ والكثري من‬Maserati ‫ و‬La Martina ‫ لت�ضم كل منها �شعارات‬، ‫الإ�صدار‬ .‫االبداع‬

Ted Baker A/W12 Survival of the Fittest

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The perfect celebration of Great Britain’s Great Outdoors, Ted’s A/W12 Collections feature autumnal tones of burnished berries and earthy hues to create a heart-warming palette that embraces rustic beauty and rural charm. Town meets country with heritage fabrics and classic silhouettes sitting alongside modern pieces that are perfect for any occasion; all cut out for the survival of the fittest this A/W12. On Womenswear, Ted’s signature prints are inspired by botanical vintage finds with the foxglove, sweet pea and decoupage cluster prints cultivated as focus placements or seen to grow all over dresses and separates.


‫م�ست�شفى رويال حياة و�إجناز عاملي‬ ‫للكويت‬

‫جنح م�ست�شفى رويال حياة يف و�ضع دولة الكويت على اخلارطة العاملية يف م�صاف‬ ‫الدول املتقدمة باحل�صول على ت�صنيف مركز عاملي متميز وم�ؤ�س�س لربنامج جراحة‬ ‫وعالج ال�سمنة وبح�صول الدكتور �أ�سامة ال�صانع على ت�صنيف جراح متميز عاملي‬ ‫م�ؤ�س�س جلراحة ال�سمنة‪ ،‬وقد �أهدى امل�ست�شفى معايل وزير ال�صحة درع �شهادة التميز‬ ‫�أثناء زيارته للم�ست�شفى وقد اثنى معاليه على هذا االجناز وعرب عن �سعادته يف حر�ص‬ ‫امل�ست�شفى على التميز يف اتباع معايري الأمن وال�سالمة ملر�ضاه‪ .‬مُينح ت�صنيف التميز يف‬ ‫جراحةال�سمنةفقطللم�ست�شفياتالتيتثبتالتزامهاالكاملباملعايريالعامليةيفتوفري‬ ‫جراحة�آمنةومتابعةدقيقةملر�ضىال�سمنة‪.‬‬ ‫ويفخر امل�ست�شفى �أنه رغم كون برناجمه الأحدث يف الكويت �إال �أنه الوحيد الذي حقق هذا‬ ‫االجناز يف الدول العربية وال�شرق االو�سط‪.‬‬ ‫الربف�سورنيلهات�شرالرئي�سال�سابقللجمعيةاالمريكيةجلراحةال�سمنةوالأي�ضورئي�س‬ ‫هيئة مراقبة اجلراحة العاملية زار م�ست�شفى رويال حياة بالكويت و�أم�ضى �أيام ًا عديدة يف‬ ‫مراجعة درجة التزام الربنامج باملعايري العاملية وقابل �إدارة وطواقم العمل وقد �صرح يف‬ ‫نهاية زيارته ب�أنه من خالل �سنواته الطويلة يف التدقيق على برامج التميز يف العامل مل ير‬ ‫برناجم ًا مثالي ًا يف االلتزام مبثل برنامج رويال حياة خ�صو�ص ًا مع كونه طوعي ًا‪.‬‬ ‫يقع م�ست�شفى رويال حياة يف منطقة اجلابرية املواجهة للدائري الرابع ويقدم �ضمن‬ ‫تخ�ص�صاتهالعديدة�أعلىم�ستوىمنالرعايةالطبيةمعكرمال�ضيافةوا�ستجابة‬ ‫لإحتياجاتمري�ضاليوم‪.‬‬ ‫وقد حاز م�ست�شفى رويال حياة على جائزة �أف�ضل م�ست�شفى لعام ‪ 2011‬و ‪2012‬‬

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‫نك�ست تطلق ىت�شكيلة �أزياء مو�سم‬ ‫خريف ‪� /‬شتاء ‪ 2012‬يف االفنيوز‬ ‫�أعلنت نك�ست العالمة الربيطانية ال�شرية يف قطاع االزياء الراقية عن �إطالق‬ ‫ت�شكيلة جديدة من الن�صاميم واملوديالت‬ ‫اخلا�صة بو�سم خريف ‪� /‬شتاء العام احلايل وذلك من خالل فعالية ا�ستعرا�ض‬ ‫خا�صة �أقيمت يف حمل العالمة يف االفنيوز ت�ضمنت عر�ض موديالت الت�شكيلة‬ ‫اجلديدة للرجال وال�سيدات واالطفال ‪.‬‬

‫جمموعة �ساعات فر�سات�شي‬

‫�أعلنت �شركة الطرف االغر عن طرح متاجاتها اجلديدة يف ا�سواق‬ ‫الكويت – ‪CHARA CTER – DESTINY PRECIOUS‬‬ ‫‪CHARACTER AUTOMTIC‬‬ ‫و�أعدت خ�صي�صا للمعجبني بال�ساعات امليكانيكية وال�سعات الرجالية االكرث جناحا‬ ‫لدار فر�سات�شي و�صارت تتمتع مبظهر �أكرث حداثه بفعل تعزيز ت�صاميمها الريا�ضية‬

‫منط حياة جديد نا�شط وريا�ضي‬ ‫بانتظاركم يف ‪Decathlon‬‬ ‫�إحتفلت �شركة ‪ Decathlon‬ب�إفتتاح حملها يف ةجممع املارينا وهي �شركة‬ ‫فرن�سية تق ّدم جمموعة رائعة من ال�سلع الريا�ضية ذات اجلودة العالية وب�أ�سعار‬ ‫معقولة تتناول ‪� 70‬سلعة ريا�ضية خمتلفة تعر�ضها يف �صاالتها املتعددة‪ .‬ومع‬ ‫�شعارها القائل “الريا�ضة للجميع‪ ،‬اجلميع للريا�ضة”‪ ،‬تهدف ال�شركة – املندرجة‬ ‫حتت جمموعة ‪� -Oxylane‬إىل و�ضع الريا�ضة يف متناول اجلميع‪.‬‬

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‫م�ؤ�س�سة عبد الرحمن براك‬ ‫البابطني تطرح “‪”i’m Watch‬‬ ‫اجلديدة كلياً‬

‫مت اطالق ال�ساعة الذكية الأوىل يف العامل “‪ ”i’m Watch‬خالل م�ؤمتر‬ ‫�صحفي بح�ضور ال�سيد عبد الرحمن براك البابطني‪ ،‬املدير التنفيذي وامل�ؤ�س�س‬ ‫مل�ؤ�س�سة عبد الرحمن براك البابطينويف هذه املنا�سبة قال ي�سرين �أن �أكون‬ ‫املوزع احل�صري لل�ساعة الذكية الأوىل يف العامل “‪ ”i’m Watch‬والتي‬ ‫�أعتربها منتجا مبتكرا يجمع بني اناقة الت�صميم والفخامة والتكنولوجيا‬ ‫احلديثة و�أ�ضاف قائال‪”:‬باخت�صار‪ ،‬تقوم هذه ال�ساعةعلى االت�صال ب�شكل‬ ‫مبا�شر بهاتفك الذكي لكي تتمكن من متابعة كافة �أعمالك دون �أن ت�ضطر اىل‬ ‫البحث مطوال عن هاتفك يف جيبك !”‬

‫�إطالق منتج م�شـروب الطاقة‬ ‫“تونيـنو لومربغيني”‬ ‫بح�ضور ثلة خمتارة من الهيئات ال�صحافية والإعالنية ‪ ،‬مغمورين بحفاوية‬ ‫مدراء و�أ�صدقاء �شركة الربوتني الكويتية ‪ ،‬مت �إطالق منتج م�شروب الطاقة –‬ ‫تونينو لومربغيني – يف الكويت‪.‬‬ ‫�أ�ستُهل اللقاء بكلمة ترحيب من مـدير عام �شركة الربوتني الكويتية ال�سيد‪/‬‬ ‫فـادي جربان �شارح ًا ومو�ضح ًا الأهداف الت�سويقية وراء �إطالق م�شروب‬ ‫الطاقة – تونينو لومربغيني – م�ؤكد ًا على الوعي العارم والذوق الرفيع لدى‬ ‫امل�ستهلكني الكويتني واملقيمني يف مقاربة املوا�صفات ال�صحية ومقايي�س اجلودة‬ ‫بني امل�شروبات الطاقوية املتناف�سة داخل ال�سوق الكويتي‪.‬‬ ‫هذا ونـوه ال�سيد ‪ /‬جبـران “�أن �أهداف ال�شركة ترتقي فوق املناف�سة العادية‬ ‫وامل�ضاربات ال�سوقية البيعية لأننا ل�سنا ن�سوق م�شروب طاقة عادي �إمنا م�شروب‬ ‫الأ�سطورة اخلارقة لومربغيني متج�سدة يف �سال�سة الطعم الآخاذ وفرادة‬ ‫ال�ستايل اخلالب”‬ ‫ويف اخلتام وبعدما �شكر ال�سيد ‪ /‬جربان م�شاركة الهيئات ال�صحافية‬ ‫والإعالنية على تلبيتهم للدعوة وح�ضورهم املثمر ‪ ،‬دعا اجلميع �إىل تقطيع‬ ‫قالب حلوى مميز تتقدم واجهته �صورة عبوة تونينو لومربغيني اخلالبة متمني ًا‬ ‫لأ�صحاب ال�شركة ومدرائها وموظفيها دوام التقدم والنجاح‪.‬‬

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Canon celebrates production of 80 million EF lenses

The American University of Kuwait ‘Edutains’ at KidZania Kuwait KidZania Kuwait, the family entertainment park opening later this year, is pleased to announce that the American University of Kuwait (AUK) is joining its growing family of leading marketing partners. AUK, the influential American University in Kuwait, is sponsoring the University establishment within the children’s city that is due to open in The Avenues’ exciting Phase III expansion, operated by leading international franchiser M.H. Alshaya. The AUK establishment within KidZania Kuwait will be an integral aspect of the child-sized world. It will provide children with an interactive setting and through role-play, as university students, the chance to pursue a degree in many fields including architecture, healthcare sciences and art. On completion of their university course, they will receive a Bachelor’s, Master’s or PhD degree certificate. By being more qualified academically, children will be able to earn extra kidZos, KidZania’s official currency, and improve their career prospects in the park. 68 - 69

Canon announces the achievement of a new lens manufacturing milestone, following the production of the company’s 80-millionth EF lens. This new milestone comes just over nine months after announcing the production of the 70-millionth lens and coincides with the 25th anniversary of the Canon EOS System. Production of Canon’s world-renowned EF lens series first began in March 1987 alongside the introduction of Canon’s first EOS SLR camera system at the company’s Utsunomiya plant. Over the past 25 years the range has continued to pioneer technical advancement in the industry through the introduction of a series of innovative technologies, including the world’s first Ultrasonic Motor-powered lens (USM) and Image Stabilizer (IS) technology, as well as a multi-layered diffractive optical (DO) element, and Sub wavelength Structure Coating (SWC) anti-reflection technology. Designed to offer both photographers and videographer’s exceptional creative flexibility, the EF lens series now comprises over 76 different models. In addition to a range of EF and EF-S lenses designed for DSLRs, the range now includes an expanding selection of 4K-resolution EF Cinema Lenses that provide class-leading professional video performance.


‫قائمة طعام جديده ومميزه مع‬ ‫مفاجئة الأ�سعار من مطعمكم‬ ‫املف�ضل �شيليز‬ ‫وكعادتها دائما �شركة الغنيم التجاريه الرائده يف جمال املطاعم اخلم�س‬ ‫جنوم ت�صدر اليوم قائمة الطعام اجلديده ملطاعم �شيليز املميزه بدولة الكويت‬ ‫والعامل ‪ ,‬وتت�ضمن الذ وا�شهى واجود امل�أكوالت التاك�سماك�س (الأمريكي‬ ‫املك�سيكى) وب�أ�سعار جديده (ال احد مثل �شيليز ) هذه الكلمات هي هدفنا‬ ‫التى دائما ن�سعى اليها و�سوف جتدها فى �صفحات قائمة الطعام اجلديده‬ ‫ف�سوى جتد ا�صناف كثرية اعتدنا عليها يف ال�سابق وا�صناف كثريه جديده‬ ‫ذات مذاق رائع متت ا�ضافتها بعنايه واختيارات من امهر وا�شهر الطهاة فى‬ ‫مطابخ �شيليز العامليه مثل با�ستا دجاج الأن�شالدا ‪,‬النيويورك �سرتيب �ستيك‬ ‫‪,‬تك�سا�س بوبري�س اجلديدة و�سلطة الباربيكيو ت�شكن‪ .‬وملحبي الدجاج جتد‬ ‫اي�ضا الطبق ال�شهري باملذاق اجلديد دجاج الهني �شوبيتل تي�شكن املقرم�ش‬ ‫‪ ,‬وملحبي اللحوم طبقنا املميز الباربكيو ريب�س ا�ضالع حلم البقر ال�ضخم‬ ‫امل�شوى مع التتبيالت اجلديده التى المثيل له فى اى مطعم اخر ومع نهاية هذه‬ ‫التجربه الفريده نن�صحك وعائلتك باال�ستمتاع بحلو �شيليز اخلا�ص بنا فقط‬ ‫مولتني �شوكلت كيك ال�ساخنه التى تقدم مع �أي�س كرمي الفانيال املثلج ومغطى‬ ‫بال�شكوالته والكراميل ياله من مذاق فريد وميكنك زيارة احدى مطاعمنا‬ ‫املنت�شره يف جميع انحاء الكويت‪ ,‬ابراج الكويت ‪� ,‬سوق �شرق ‪ ,‬د�سكفرى مول‬ ‫‪,‬ال�صاحليه ‪ ,‬الأفنيوز ‪ ,‬البدع ‪ ,‬الدوم ‪� ,‬أملن�شر ‪,‬اجلامعه االمريكيه بال�شرق‬ ‫الأو�سط ‪ ,‬مطار الكويت الدوىل ‪,‬اخري ولي�س اخرا اجلهراء وجميع هذه الفروع‬ ‫فقط خلدمتكم ولت�ستمتعوا بالوجبات املميزه واجلو العائلى الرائع والأوقات‬ ‫ال�سعيده لتت�أكدوا انه فعال ( ال احد مثل �شيليز )‬

‫‪Dulce De Leche’s‬‬ ‫‪Frappuccino‬‬ ‫‪Starbucks has raised the bar yet another notch for espresso‬‬ ‫‪drinks this autumn by launching its new Flat White across‬‬ ‫‪Kuwait. Flat White is Starbucks’ first new core espresso‬‬ ‫‪beverage in 15 years. The rich velvety drink will give you the‬‬ ‫‪boost you need to start your day. It is expertly handcrafted‬‬ ‫‪with premium espresso shots and whole milk steamed to‬‬ ‫‪microfoam which creates a glossy finishing touch on its‬‬ ‫‪surface and adds a sweet luxurious taste. The full-bodied‬‬ ‫‪espresso shots combined with the smooth texture of fresh‬‬ ‫‪milk create a unique treat that pays homage to the Italian‬‬ ‫‪roots of espresso – exclusively designed to delight coffee‬‬ ‫™‪lovers. Starbucks is also launching the new Pike Place‬‬ ‫‪Roast, one of its smoothest coffees ever. Starbucks’ wealth‬‬ ‫‪of expertise in sourcing and roasting coffee has resulted in‬‬ ‫‪a rich taste, smooth finish and subtle flavours of cocoa and‬‬ ‫‪toasted nuts.‬‬ ‫‪www.studentalk-online.com‬‬


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Today Brazilian football fans have written their own chapter in FIFA World Cup™ history by picking Brazuca as the name of the official match ball for the 2014 tournament. Adidas, the World Cup Official Match Ball supplier since 1970, took inspiration from elements of national culture to come up with a shortlist of three possible names for the ball. The three chosen names were Brazuca, Bossa Nova, and Carnavalesca and for the past three weeks Brazilian football fans have been voting for their favourite in their thousands – the first time fans have been directly involved the naming of the FIFA World Cup™ ball. The FIFA World Cup™ Official Match Ball is always a symbol for the tournament with examples like Azteca at Mexico 1986, Fevernova at Japan 2002, and the iconic Tango at Argentina 1978. At the 2014 FIFA World Cup™ the official match ball will be called adidas Brazuca - an informal term used by Brazilians to describe national pride in the Brazilian way of life. As with their approach to football, it is always full of emotion, pride and goodwill to all.

Brazilian Fans Make FIFA World Cup™ History

Opening Soon, Harvey Nichols in Kuwait

‫“�سانتا يف” اجلديدة كلياً تت�أ ّلق على‬ ‫من�صات عرو�ض الأزياء مع �أبرز‬ ّ ‫العار�ضات‬

‫) اجلديدة كلي ًا من “هيونداي” لتكون‬Santa Fe( ”‫مت اختيار “�سانتا يف‬ ”‫الو�سيلة املم ّيزة لنقل العار�ضات من وكالة “�ستورم موديل ماجنمنت‬ ‫) ال�شهرية خالل ’�أ�سبوع لندن‬Storm Model Management( ‫ وي�أتي ظهور‬.‫) لهذه ال�سنة‬London Fashion Week( ‘‫للمو�ضة‬ ‫اجليل اجلديد من هذه املركبة الريا�ضية متع ّددة املهام خالل �أحد �أبرز‬ ‫�أ�سابيع املو�ضة يف العامل قبل فرتة وجيزة من عملية �إطالقها ر�سمي ًا يف‬ .‫منطقة ال�شرق الأو�سط واملق ّررة يف الأ�سبوع الأول من �شهر �أكتوبر املقبل‬

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Harvey Nichols, one of the most prestigious British retailers is set to unveil Kuwait’s first-ever international luxury department store this autumn in the new Prestige District of the Avenues Phase III. With the opening of the two-floor, 10,000 square meter (107,000 square feet) store, Harvey Nichols Kuwait will offer the greatest fashion, cosmetics and accessories brands under one roof. The store will be a luxurious shopping destination, offering a complete lifestyle experience, where highly skilled sales associates and personal shoppers will provide a flawless customer service. Customers can also look forward to the launch of a new fine dining concept, Veranda, which will take upscale dining in Kuwait to a new level. More than 450 brands have been carefully selected by Harvey Nichols Kuwait, showcasing the hottest designs from a wide selection of international premium brands. Shoppers can also expect exclusive ranges which are especially designed and commissioned for Harvey Nichols Kuwait.


AAW & Nike to Launch Kuwait Charity Run 2nd Half Marathon On November 17th, Ali Abdulwahab Al Mutawa (AAW) and Nike will be the lead sponsor of Kuwait’s 2nd Half Marathon, an annual event organized by the Kuwait Charity Run. Kuwait’s 2nd Half Marathon will start and finish at the Marina Crescent on the Gulf Road, a total of 21 Km with the option of participating in only 10 Km. Kuwait Charity Run will cut its ribbons at 8 am for the race to begin proceeding a warm up at 7am for the runners to stretch before the half marathon. During the run there will be water and aid stations every few kilometers to ensure safety. In addition, every runner will get a race kit bag which includes: Race bib number, Timing chip, Dry Fit T-shirt from Nike and a Medal. Weekly training for the event at the Mishref running track. Registration is already taking place so be sure to register now at the following locations: Nike Stores: 1804449 C-Club: 2225-3190 Extreme Sports: 2225-4587 A registration fee of 15 KD will be charged for participants. All fees and proceeds will go directly to Pumps 4 Kids for insulin pumps purchases. For more information about the Kuwait Charity Run’s 2nd Half Marathon or online registration, visit www. kuwaitcharityrun.com.

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GADGETS

IPhone 5 When Apple envisioned the new iPhone, they landed on a remarkably thin and light design. But it’s nearly impossible to make a device so thin and so light without sacrificing features or performance. iPhone 5 is just 7.6 millimeters thin. To make that happen, Apple engineers had to think small, component by component. They created a nanoSIM card, which is 44 percent smaller than a micro-SIM. They also developed a unique cellular solution for iPhone 5. The conventional approach to building LTE into a world phone uses two chips, one for voice, and one for data. On iPhone 5, both are on a single chip. The intelligent, reversible Lightning connector is 80 percent smaller than the 30-pin connector. The 8MP iSight camera has even more features, like panorama and dynamic low-light mode — yet it’s 20 percent smaller. And the new A6 chip is up to 2x faster than the A5 chip but 22 percent smaller. Even with so much inside, iPhone 5 is 20 percent lighter and 18 percent thinner than iPhone 4S.

Sony’s Xperia P Boasts Brightest Screen in Smartphones An independent test laboratory based in Germany, has confirmed Sony Mobile Communication’s claim that the Xperia™ P has the brightest screen among smartphones. Tests were conducted under certified laboratory conditions in May 2012, on 12 different smartphones including handsets from Apple, Samsung, Nokia and Blackberry. During the assessment, all environmental influences were minimized and each smartphone’s display was set to maximum while automatic functions were turned off. A spectrometer was then used to evaluate the brightness of each display. The test revealed that Sony’s WhiteMagic technology and Reality Display with Mobile BRAVIA engine delivered a truly exceptional viewing experience. Xperia P’s 4-inch Reality Display with Mobile BRAVIA Engine has a fourth white sub pixel. This makes it possible to significantly brighten the display to guarantee a clear and sharp picture, even in dazzling sunshine, while minimizing battery consumption. 72 - 73

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‫ من �سام�سوجن تلبي احتياجات املوظفني العاملني �أثناء التنقل‬9 ‫الفئة‬ ‫ باملئة من‬72 ‫ �أفادت ن�سبة‬،Regus ‫تبع ًا ال�ستطالع �أجرته م�ؤ�س�سة‬ ‫ال�شركات العاملية ب�أن الإنتاجية املتزايدة هي نتيجة مبا�شرة ملمار�سات‬ ‫ باملئة من امل�ؤ�س�سات �أن مرونة العمل‬68 ‫ و�أو�ضحت ن�سبة‬،‫مرونة العمل‬ ‫ لهذا عملت �سام�سوجن‬.‫�أ ّدت �إىل زيادة العائدات التي يحققها املوظفون‬ ّ � ‫على ت�صنيع الكمبيوترات الدفرتية‬ ‫أخف وزن ًا و�أكرث نحافة و�سرعة وقوة‬ ‫ من �سام�سوجن توفر ال�سرعة واالعتمادية مع‬9 ‫ كمبيوترات الفئة‬.‫�أداء‬ .‫م�ستويات �أقل من حرارة اجلهاز وال�ضجيج ال�صادر عنه‬ ً‫وقد �شهد الطلب العاملي على الكمبيوترات الدفرتية فائقة النحافة منوا‬ ‫ مليون وحدة منها‬1.2 ‫ �إذ مت بيع‬،‫منتظم ًا خالل ال�سنوات الأربعة املا�ضية‬ ‫ فامل�ستخدمون واملوظفون يحتاجون �أثناء تنقلهم �أجهزة‬. ‫حول العامل‬ ‫تتمتع مب�ستويات عالية من �سرعة املعاجلة واالعتمادية لتحقيق املهام‬ ‫ مبعالج قوي‬9 ‫ وحتظى الكمبيوترات الدفرتية الراقية مثل الفئة‬.‫امللحة‬ ّ ‫ ونظر ًا لتزويده‬.‫امللحة‬ ّ ‫ي�ساعد املوظفني على �إجناز املهام والربامج‬ ‫ وذاكرة ب�سعة‬Intel® Core™ i5/i7 ULV ‫باجليل الثالث من معالج‬ 256 ‫ �أو‬128 ‫ للتخزين ب�سعة‬SSD ‫ جيجابايت وحمرك �أقرا�ص‬8 ‫ �أو‬4 ‫ توفري ال�سرعة واالعتمادية مع‬9 ‫ ت�ضمن كمبيوترات الفئة‬،‫جيجابايت‬ .‫م�ستويات �أقل من حرارة اجلهاز وال�ضجيج ال�صادر عنه‬


PLACES STAND OUT THAT

Solafa’s Crafts Established in 2009 The idea of the place came to its owner Solaf Assar when she travelled once and saw an American company doing it. So, she decided to make this unique store for printing thoughts, pictures or messages on chocolates especially that there is no such a place in Kuwait. With Solafa’s Crafts you can eat your picture, your business card, your company logo, or anything else printable from a digital or regular picture that your chocolate appetite desires. It’s a unique trend in technology by chocolate publishing that prints images or messages directly on the chocolate. Truffles, lollipops, coins, CDs, and mega bars, are just some of Solafa’s Crafts printable media. You can order from one to thousands of personalized chocolate gifts for any occasion that are suitable for your need and budget. With Solafa’s Crafts you can say whatever you want and make your words memorable with the delicious taste of Solafa’s Crafts chocolates. Now you can literally eat your words, the shop is located in Salmiya, Amor Bin Alaas St. Block 3 - Street 6 Avenue 2 behind Domino’s Pizza.

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L Y R I C S

Editor’s Pick: We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together “Taylor Swift”

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“We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together”

I remember when we broke up the first time Saying, “This is it, I’ve had enough,” ‘cause like We hadn’t seen each other in a month When you said you needed space. (What?) Then you come around again and say “Baby, I miss you and I swear I’m gonna change, trust me.” Remember how that lasted for a day? I say, “I hate you,” we break up, you call me, “I love you.” Oooh we called it off again last night But oooh, this time I’m telling you, I’m telling you We are never ever ever getting back together We are never ever ever getting back together You go talk to your friends, talk to my friends, talk to me But we are never ever ever ever getting back together Like, ever... I’m really gonna miss you picking fights And me, falling for it screaming that I’m right And you, would hide away and find your peace of mind With some indie record that’s much cooler than mine Oooh, you called me up again tonight But oooh, this time I’m telling you, I’m telling you We are never ever ever getting back together We are never ever ever getting back together

You go talk to your friends, talk to my friends, talk to me (talk to me) But we are never ever ever ever getting back together Oooh yeah, oooh yeah, oooh yeah Oh oh oh I used to think that we were forever ever And I used to say, “Never say never...” Huh, so he calls me up and he’s like, “I still love you,” And I’m like... “I just... I mean this is exhausting, you know, like, We are never getting back together. Like, ever” No! We are never ever ever getting back together We are never ever ever getting back together You go talk to your friends, talk to my friends, talk to me But we are never ever ever ever getting back together We are not getting back together, We oh, not getting back together You go talk to your friends, talk to my friends, talk to me (talk to me) But we are never ever ever ever getting back together

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MUSIC STANDS OUT THAT


20 TOP

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As Long As You Love Justin Bieber

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Call Me Maybe - Carly Rae Jepsen

6

Whistle - Flo Rida

Good Time - Carly Rae Jepsen

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Everybody Talks - Neon Trees

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Wide Awake - Katy Perry

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Pontoon - Little Big Town

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Wanted - Hunter Hayes

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Titanium - David Guetta & Sia

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One More Night - Maroon 5

Home - Phillip Phillips

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Some Nights - Fun.

Want U Back - Cher Lloyd

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Too Close - Alex Clare

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Blown Away - Carrie Underwood

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Lights- Ellie Goulding

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I Won’t Give Up - Jason Mraz

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50 Ways to Say Goodbye - Train

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Take a Little Ride - Jason Aldean

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MOVIES STAND OUT THAT

Coming soon...

October 2012

Skyfall

Paranormal Activity 4

Bond’s loyalty to M is tested as her past comes back to haunt her. As MI6 comes under attack, 007 must track down and destroy the threat, no matter how personal the cost..

The story takes place in 2011, five years after Katie killed her boyfriend Micah, sister Kristi, her husband Daniel and took their baby, Hunter (now named Robbie). Story focuses on Alice and her mom, experiencing weird stuff since the new neighbors (Katie and Robbie) moved in the town.

Looper

End of Watch

In the year 2042, a man working for a group of killers called “Loopers” (they work for the mob and kill people who are sent blindfolded back in time from the year 2072 by their bosses) recognizes a victim as himself. He hesitates resulting in the escape of his older self.

Two young officers are marked for death after confiscating a small cache of money and firearms from the members of a notorious cartel, during a routine traffic stop.

Taken 2: Bryan Mills, the retired CIA agent, stopped at nothing to save his daughter Kim from Albanian kidnappers. The father of one of the kidnappers has sworn revenge and takes Bryan and his wife hostage during their family vacation in Istanbul. Bryan enlists his daughter to help them escape.

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PLAYERS STAND OUT THAT

Andy Murray Andy Murray is the current British No. 1 and is ranked No. 3 in the world. Andy has won 22 career ATP titles, and is the reigning Olympic singles champion. From his first ever tournament as an under-10 at Dunblane Sports Club in his native Scotland, his junior career included wins at the prestigious Orange Bowl and US Open junior tournaments, whilst his transition to the professional ranks quickly gave Britain their first teenager in the top 100 for thirty years. At 25, Andy is already the country’s most successful player of the Open era. He took part at London Olympics 2012 and won an Olympic Gold Medal in men’s singles and an Olympic Silver Medal in mixed doubles. Early this year he won the US Open. Murray began playing tennis at age 5 his coach was describing him as “unbelievably competitive”. Murray attributes his abilities to the motivation gained from losing to his older brother Jamie. Murray won his age group at the Orange Bowl, a prestigious event for junior players. He briefly played football before reverting to tennis.

Ryan Lochte Ryan Lochte is an American international swimmer and an eleven-time Olympic medalist who took part in London Olympic 2012. He is a bonafide free spirit in the swimming community. Ryan won lots of medals in many Olympics because of his serious hard work. Ryan has 6 Olympic medals to his name, including 3 golden. Lochte started his swimming career early under the tutelage of his father Steven and mother Ike, who claimed that their son had an amazing feel for the water by the time he was 5 or 6. Ryan was prone to goofing around however; his goal at practice was to get kicked out of the pool. Ryan continued persuing swimming with a heavy dose of horseplay until his junior year of high school, when it dawned on him that he had a real shot at being a professional swimmer. He won 1 bronze, 2 golden, 2 silver medals in London Olympics 2012. In 2011, he won the Golden Goggle race of the year, Male Athlete of the year, World Championships and Male Swimmer of the Meet.

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PERSONALITIES STAND OUT THAT

Driving in a new city You and your partner are driving somewhere in a new city and you are not familiar with the roads. You follow the directions given to you by your partner. It soon turns out, however, that you are lost. What are you most likely say? A. “I thought you knew how to get there.” B. “It’s ok. We enjoyed the drive anyway.” C. “I should have paid attention. When we made that left turn, I wanted to ask you about it but didn’t. My fault.” Analysis A: “I thought you knew how to get there.” Not a very forgiving person, you are quick in assigning responsibility to others. Hidden in the accusatory tone is also anger or dissatisfaction that may or may not be related to the incident per se. B: “It’s ok. We enjoyed the drive anyway.” Easygoing and understanding in your attitude, you generally consider your partner equal to yourself. The readiness with which you tolerate your partner’s errors indicates a desire to be treated the same way in similar situations. C: “I should have paid attention. When we made the left turn back over there, I wanted to ask you about it but didn’t. My fault.” Self-effacing and self-accusatory, you demonstrate a tendency to bending over backwards to accommodate your partner. The relationship may be a truly sweet one, but possibly hidden in the attitude is also a certain amount of insecurity.

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SIGNS STAND OUT THAT

CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 20) This month, you will favor a taste for the out of the ordinary. Regular affairs simply won’t seem to satisfy you anymore, and you will accept to take part in anything that expands your horizons both physically and emotionally. You will likely become more in contact with authority figures during this period, but keep in mind that it is more about how you communicate yourself than the essentials of what you say that help influence others.

ARIES (Mar. 21-April 20) This month you are more than ever passionate and daring. A desire for exciting activity is experienced in which you will choose to expand your activities and opportunities for high studies, travel, or new life goals. Closer to home, establishing a happy and harmonious work environment through friendly relations with co-workers will come into focus. You will find that your talents and skills are especially appreciated, but keep your eyes open in order to identify potential threats to your progress.

CANCER (June 22-July 22) Your home or workspace may require renovation or expansion this month- perhaps even a shift. You want a space that will satisfy you both physically and mentally, so that you can create a strong foundation for yourself and have a secure place to return from the chaotic world outside. You will become cheerful and intellectual in terms of your approach with others this month, and fresh acquaintances and friendships will come to you, giving you inspiration and ideas.

LIBRA (Sept. 24-Oct. 23) This October, an attraction to secrets and whispers will characterize your month. It will also become a time of endings, relationship concerns, and vagueness. For this reason, throw caution to the wind and avoid these secret dealings, especially those that are not clearly legitimate or justifiable. This is your time for introspective self-assessment with a degree of honesty and objectivity. It is also a fine phase to work on intellectual tasks with more vigor and passion.

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AQUARIUS (Jan. 21-Feb. 19) Group activities and joint efforts are the best way to accomplish your goals this month. You may experience that the tasks you usually take part in are rarely ever for you, but for others. Learn to balance those two, as you know you should always be number one in your life. There are a lot of highs and lows this month, but this will reorient your lifelong goals and values.

TAURUS (Apr. 21-May 21) Assuming you have learned from the lessons of the past, this October, the burdens upon you will be lighter and the constraints fewer. Quiet your mind and listen-sometimes a new idea that works can solve many problems and save you time! The full moon positively placed in Taurus leads you into a new era full of golden experiences and extraordinary relationships.

LEO (July 23-Aug 22) October will be a rather intense month for you Leo, and you could be led on by exaggeration, rushed decisions, and risky initiatives. You’ll take several trips, meet many people, and find out some interesting and useful things about the world. This good streak will stay with you especially during the 22nd and 23rd; after that you may need to think about some more discipline and organization in your life.

SCORPIO (Oct. 24-Nov. 22) You will have a greater sense of awareness of your own limitations this month, leading up to your birthday phase. This is not a good time to go overboard though in terms of self-pity, or in an attempt to solve the world’s problems. It might be a good idea to maintain a low profile and be less vocal as a means of getting along with others both professionally and personally. You will be more peace-loving than normal this month, somewhat detached on a personal level and more connected to the outside world.

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PISCES (Feb. 20-Mar. 20) Pending matters from the past may come to an end this month. Whether there was something causing you sorrow, you will soon learn to rid yourself of these pains and become more willing than usual to explore life’s secrets. This will be an especially introspective month, during which you will have the chance to uncover your personal strengths and talents. Communicate your feelings and you will gain all that you desire.

GEMINI (May 22-June 21) This is a very playful time of year for you when you are inspired both creatively and emotionally. After a period of self-protectiveness, you are now more spontaneous and willing to take risks. A fruitful and happy phase comes to you and you are enjoying it. Don’t fly too high or too far though; risky moves, rashness, and over-confidence may cause some danger. Handle yourself appropriately and you will gain high marks in both business and friendship.

VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 23) This month Virgo, you will truly need to ‘walk the talk’ and stand by your beliefs. You will have a lot on your plate in terms of money matters for both your immediate needs and future gains. You could be vulnerable to running into disagreements this October so try your best to forget the disturbing issues of the past and move on to a more positive approach.

SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 23-Dec. 21) October will be your month for warmth, friendship, and cooperation at work. It will be a rather happy, goal-oriented month and a lively agenda is promised. You are bound to attract quite a bit of interest and your energy for making contact with others is at a high. This is your time to follow your dreams and to plant a seed as a wish for the future.



StudenTalk #138 - October 2012