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42447985.jpgWhat Would Allah Blog? Jeffrey Fleishman has a terrifically interesting piece about religious and secular Muslims duking it out on Facebook throughout the Middle East. We think our culture wars are hot — kids in Cairo give secular counterparts wake-up calls so they don’t miss the dawn prayers.

39076894.jpgHow Bad Is The Economy? So bad that Universal Pictures just turned town the $130 million budget proposal for Steven Spielberg and Peter Jackson‘s 3-D animated movie Tintin. That’s right. Someone said no to Spielberg. If bank failures didn’t convince you to stick your money in a mattress, this ought to do it.

42452622.jpgLow Riders: Teens who were texting Metrolink engineer Robert Sanchez on the day of the crash have taken their grieving public — on the Internet.

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