Monthly Archives: November 2013


Doesn’t look like the MTA is scrambling to get rid of the ñ’s like they did during the FML scandal of 2010…  

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Favorite Quotes from Adam Levine’s Sexiest Man Alive Interview

I don’t normally pay attention to who People Magazine deems the Sexiest Man Alive every year because it’s never Idris Elba. However, one of my co-workers caved and bought the issue today and I figured I could spend 5 minutes getting … Continue reading

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2 champagnes américaines

Honey, if you speak the language, they’re gonna be very nice. Just try!

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Conversations With Real Live Bilinguals: Frøken Monica Ricke

Meet Monica, the younger sister of fellow Real Live Bilingual Anna Maria Ricke! Monica was around three when her family moved back to the States from Norway and had the cutest blond pixie cut before it was even in! It’s funny because Monica … Continue reading

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Before They Pass Away

British photographer Jimmy Nelson has traversed the earth capturing indigenous tribes from the icy fields of Siberia and Mongolia to the desert lands of Namibia and Kenya, atop isolated mountain tops in India to volcanic islands in Oceania. I got lost in … Continue reading

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Prises au pied de la lettre: Paris Métro Stations

Back in the 90s a French photographer named Janol Apin decided to bring the Metro stops of Paris to life by visualizing their names. Here are some of my favorites:

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