Tales From My Travels: A Camping Nightmare

Tales From My Travels: A Camping Nightmare

March 7, 2017

This story may deviate from my usual style in travel writing, but it’s a travel memory nevertheless; one of those unprecedented events that eventually become dinner-table anecdotes, told with much enthusiasm. While they’re unfolding,

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On Life and Its Future

On Life and Its Future

March 7, 2017

I have a friend who’s a great proponent of the mechanization of the human body. Eyes gleaming, he tells anyone who’ll listen about this new, invulnerable self, exquisitely constructed, free of death. Sometimes he’ll

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On the Psychedelic Edge, Part 3

On the Psychedelic Edge, Part 3

March 7, 2017

I’ve been listening to reggae a lot lately; it hasn’t taken long for it to become my second-favorite genre. Still, I don’t feel confident enough to write about it just yet, so here’s some

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Fantastic Bacteria and Where to Find Them

Fantastic Bacteria and Where to Find Them

February 28, 2017

Bacteria are microscopic, single-celled, magical creatures that do awesome things. For starters, they live in our abdomens and secrete substances to kill pathogens that might want a share of our (and our gut bacteria’s)

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Movies and Series About Music

Movies and Series About Music

February 28, 2017

This week, I will offer a short list of movies and series about music. Unfortunately I don’t have enough space to list all of them, so I’ll give priority to some of my personal

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Backpacking the Aegean

Backpacking the Aegean

February 21, 2017

It really took me just about a week back home during the winter break to start yearning for an exciting backpacking trip somewhere. I had decided with my boyfriend and regular travel partner to

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On Life Beyond Earth

On Life Beyond Earth

February 21, 2017

I’ve spoken at length before about the Earth, our unassuming blue home quietly revolving around the Sun. But as particular as it is in its delicate balance, it is still one among many worlds;

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RANDOM EVENTS

RANDOM EVENTS

February 21, 2017

Music sometimes has effects on people that seem too great to be caused by some auditory stimulus. Such events are sneaky: if you expect them, they won’t happen; instead, they catch you unprepared when

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