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Hong Kong Superstar Tutors

A few weeks before I left on my recent trip to Asia, a friend told me about the superstar tutors of Hong Kong. (Then when I saw that Slate reported on it, I knew I was years behind the curve.) … Continue reading

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Is this why I love makeup???

I can’t remember how I stumbled across this, but take a look at this amazing video with a really interesting and intelligent dissection of the portrayal of women and beauty in the media, and how we’re basically set up to … Continue reading

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One day China will rule the world…

But today might not be the day. Guangdong Enterprises is one of about a bajillion factories in China that mass produce stuff Wal-Mart sells, and they’ve come out with this special edition mug featuring Prince William and his future bride, … Continue reading

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Tilted axis

According to the NYTimes, Japan is now wider and closer to the US than it was pre-quake. The earth’s axis has been changed and our day is now millionths of a second shorter! If that time could come out of … Continue reading

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