Palestinian girls invent 'seeing' walking stick for blind

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    NABLUS, West Bank — When Palestinian teenager Aseel Abu Leil looked around her hometown of Nablus for inspiration for the world's largest science fair, she couldn't help but note the obvious.

    "I didn't look outside, I looked home," Aseel said. That's where she noticed some of the logistical problems that her blind aunt faced.

    Along with classmates Aseel Sha 'ar and Nour El Arda, she invented an obstacle-detecting walking stick. They entered the Intel International Science and Engineering Fair alongside 6 million global contestants, and were chosen to be among 1,500 finalists to attend the world's largest science fair next month in San Jose, Calif.

    The three girls clasped arms as they demonstrated their invention on the courtyard steps of their school. A rough cane made of local pine, it has two infrared sensors that scan forward and downward to detect changes in the terrain and help the user "see" obstacles ahead. It issues various high-pitched beeps to alert the user.

    Palestinian girls invent 'seeing' walking stick for blind - Yahoo! News
     
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    Cool and sounds like it would be cheap to build.
     
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    Who, again, are the Palestinians, dope?

    You never could answer that question.
     
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    That would be the indigenous Muslim, Christian, and Jewish inhabitants of Palestine within the internationally recognized borders defined in 1922.

    So now you know.
     
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    Except, Muslims are indigenous to Arabia, numbnuts, not Palestine.

    And, hundreds of thousands of Arabs migrated to the area from North Africa and elsewhere as recently as the 20th century to take advantage of the Zionist economy. Thus, the common surname al-Masri (The Egyptian) and Maghrebi (Maghreb, Africa)

    And, Israel encompasses most of Palestine and Jews are Israeli, not Palestinian.

    And, Arabs did not call themselves Palestinian until 1967.

    And, there has never been a country called Palestine.

    And, Arabs for most of the past 500 years in the area called themselves Syrian as it was viewed as southern Syria.

    So, once, again, moron, who are the Palestinians, since you don't know?

    Palestinians do not exist...
    http://www.wnd.com/news/article.asp?ARTICLE_ID=28222
     
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    editec Mr. Forgot-it-All

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    I can answer that question.

    Palestinians are the people living in the lands formerly known as Palestine who do NOT recognize the legitmacy of Israel.

    OR they are the citizens of the land now recognized by the UN as being Palestinian land.

    That isn't all that difficult to understand, now, is it?
     
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    Except, Arabs never recognized Palestine.

    Eminent Middle East historian Bernard Lewis...
    [ame=http://www.amazon.com/Middle-East-Bernard-Lewis/dp/B003BVK3D4/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&s=books&qid=1272460086&sr=8-1]Amazon.com: The Middle East: Bernard Lewis: Books[/ame]



    Thus, you really don't even know what the fuck you're talking about. :lol:
     
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    There you go again telling lies that do not appear anywhere on the link you quote from
    Check it yourself copy the above ¨quote¨ go to the link press ctrl and f, paste the quote


    NOT FOUND
     
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    I own the book, shit-for-brains.

    You, of course, cannot read books as your literacy level is that of a pre-adolescent...
    http://www.usmessageboard.com/2210962-post18.html :lol:
     
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    How cool are THEY? I hope all three get scholarships for their invention.
     

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