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What are your favourite Rap/Hip Hop Albums for the year 2008?

OK RHH Fans only two years to go... This time it's 2008. But a round up of how 2007 ended first... 1-Eardrum-Talib Kweli(11 Votes) 2-Below the Heavens-Blu n Exile(9 Votes) 3-Graduation-Kanye West(8 Votes) =4-Finding Forever-Common(7 Votes) The Cool-Lupe Fiasco =5-Afro Samurai-Rza(6 Votes) American Gangster-JayZ Undisputed Truth-Brother Ali =6-8 Diagrams-Wu Tang Clan(5 Votes) Dirty Acres-Cunninlynguists =7-Bayani-Blue Scholars(4 Votes) Desire-Pharoah Monche I'll Sleep When You're Dead-El-P Renaissance Child-Hell Razah =8-Getback-Little Brother(3 Votes) Hip Hop Lives-KRS ONE & Marley Marl How you sell Soul to a Soulless People-Public Enemy Of Gods and Girls-Mr J Medeiros Rituals of Battle-Army of the Pharoahs T.I. vs T.I.P.-T.I. The Big Doe Rehab-Ghostface Killa The Dream Merchant Vol.2-9th Wonder Ultimate Victory-Chamillionaire =9-Atlantis Hymns for Disco-K-Os(2 Votes) Communication-Willie Evans Jr. Craft of the Lost Art-The Shape of Broad Minds Extra Credit-Theory Hazit For whom the

Thousands of files with details of UFO sightings and an"alien abduction"have been released,what are your views?

The previously classified files contain over 8,500 pages that reveal the phenomenon has been discussed at the highest levels of governments worldwide and in 1979 the House of Lords held Parliament's only ever full debate on the subject. The files, which also contain pictures, described how for a few hours in 1967 a War Of The Worlds-style incident was treated as a potentially real alien invasion of the UK. Another startling revelation said in the months before the September 11 attacks, 15 unidentified aircrafts were detected on radar approaching the UK and one was detected on the actual day. Other revelations from the 35 files include the story of a family capturing on film flashing red and white lights zig-zagging their way through the sky during the early hours in 2003. Police officers, including a helicopter team, also witnessed the 20 to 30 lights over Bromley, Kent and reported the incident. Radar checks revealed nothing unusual. The documents read: "A policeman sent to inves

wht do u think bout this ppl?

From coffee to cheques and the three-course meal, the Muslim world has given us many innovations that we in the West take for granted. Here are 20 of their most influential innovations: (1) The story goes that an Arab named Khalid was tending his goats in the Kaffa region of southern Ethiopia, when he noticed his animals became livelier after eating a certain berry. He boiled the berries to make the first coffee. Certainly the first record of the drink is of beans exported from Ethiopia to Yemen where Sufis drank it to stay awake all night to pray on special occasions. By the late 15th century it had arrived in Makkah and Turkey from where it made its way to Venice in 1645. It was brought to England in 1650 by a Turk named Pasqua Rosee who opened the first coffee house in Lombard Street in the City of London. The Arabic “qahwa” became the Turkish “kahve” then the Italian “caffé” and then English “coffee”. (2) The ancient Greeks thought our eyes emitted rays, like a laser, which ena

Please help with my Washington DC museum scavenger hunt!?

I need to know the answer for this question about couple items found in couple of the museums in Washington DC. I found majority of them, but these I were stuck with. Any help would be greatly appreciated! 1) For thousands of years this has been used as a currency and store of value. Although once used to back up paper and coin currencies, it is against IMF regulations to use it for that purpose. Although now not popular for currency, it is still used to make sun visors, cocktails, electronics, compact discs, cranberry glass, party cakes, and engine components. 2) This artist ,who is credited with inventing the mobile in 1931 (which was named “mobile” by Marcel Duchamp), applied to the US Army during WWII as a camouflage designer – and was rejected! Besides being a tremendously successful artist, he was also a designer of toys (which were mass produced), tapestries, carpets, and a painter of commercial jet aircraft. 3) After coming to America in 1873, brothers Austin and Reuben (