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Woke up this morning…

…and it snowed last night. A lot. Damn.

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January 29, 2010  Tags:   Posted in: Miscellaneous  No Comments

Trying to make a dollar out of 15¢…

Here is a funny clip of two things: 1) a man showing you how to make $3.75 out of $1 2) a professor giving his students a quick (and costly) lesson on the game theory of political lobbying. If you liked learning about “the prisoner’s dilemma” and other zero-sum thought experiments in school, you’ll love […]

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November 7, 2009  Tags: , , ,   Posted in: Miscellaneous  No Comments

cityoneminutes – Asmara

A friend of mine emailed me this link a while ago, I really don’t know how to describe it. Here is a description of their site: Are you curious to know how people live on the other side of the world? What does Moscow look like between three and four in the afternoon? What happens […]

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October 14, 2009  Tags: ,   Posted in: Eritrea, Miscellaneous  No Comments

Don’t really have much to say…

It’s been about a month since I made a post on this blog, but I still don’t have anything linguistically relevant to write so… Here is Renton’s drug overdose scene from the movie Trainspotting. Enjoy.

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May 23, 2009   Posted in: film, Miscellaneous  No Comments

Defense Language Institute

I was stumbling across the internet again when I ran into the Defense Language Institute website. According to Wikipedia the Defense Language Institute (DLI) is… is a United States Department of Defense (DoD) educational and research institution, which provides linguistic and cultural instruction to the Department of Defense, other Federal Agencies and numerous and varied […]

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March 16, 2009   Posted in: Miscellaneous  No Comments

Soon it will be a new year…

…and what the hell are you reading a blog for? Go out, get a life… Live!

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December 31, 2008  Tags:   Posted in: Miscellaneous  No Comments

I’ve seen 92 out of these 213 films. I have no life :(

This is a silly exercise, but supposedly, if you have seen more than 85 films in this list, you have no life. Which is funny, because I would think that the real ‘no life’ test would be doing this test in the first place. Eh, (x) Rocky Horror Picture Show () Grease (x) Pirates of […]

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December 19, 2008  Tags:   Posted in: Miscellaneous  No Comments

Something’s…different

I’m trying something new here with the theme. Let me know if you guys hate it.

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October 29, 2008  Tags: ,   Posted in: Miscellaneous  No Comments