PHOTO OF THE WEEK: Kensington 

PHOTO OF THE WEEK: Kensington 

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I would rather die of passion than of boredom.
— Vincent van Gogh

PEOPLE & CULTURE

IDIOMS: THEY'RE A PIECE OF CAKE! 

April 20.2014 — If you think learning a second language as a native English speaker is hard, be grateful that it isn't English that you have to learn! I never realized how complicated my own language was until I started teaching ESL in South Korea. We have more, words phrases, and grammatical rules then almost all... more

 

 


HISTORY & DISCOVERY

JESUS' WIFE IS NO FORGERY

April 19.2014 — This photo may look like nothing but some indecipherable symbols on a piece of rough paper, but according to Discovery News, it has recently been proven to be A LOT more important then that. I first learned about The Gospel of Jesus' Wife in a documentary... more

 


ART & ARTISTS

OPALUS MAGAZINE

April 15. 2014 — The incredibly inspiring and talented Malorie Shmyr has done it again! On April 1, 2014, Malorie launched the inaugural issue of OPALUS Magazine — a breathtaking publication full of stunning, surreal photographs that look like they were pulled straight out of someone's imagination. Which, as it seems, is the point... more

 


PEOPLE & CULTURE

TO KISS OR NOT TO KISS? YOUR GUIDE TO CHEEK KISSING ETIQUETTE  

POPULAR POST — Social greetings can be hard enough to navigate when in a different country (do you shake hands, hug, bow... ) but when social kissing gets thrown into the mix (especially when kissing is not the norm where you come from) things can get VERY confusing... more

 

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BOOK LIST: LOOT In most of the bookstores I walk into, the art history section is pretty lean. There are a lot... more 

BOOK LIST: LOOT In most of the bookstores I walk into, the art history section is pretty lean. There are a lot... more 

BOOK LIST: THE WAR OF ART I have always avoided (like the plague) anything that could be considered a... more

BOOK LIST: THE WAR OF ART I have always avoided (like the plague) anything that could be considered a... more

BOOK LIST: PADDY'S LAMENT All right history buffs (and those of us who want to be), this Book List pick is for you... more

BOOK LIST: PADDY'S LAMENT All right history buffs (and those of us who want to be), this Book List pick is for you... more

BOOK LIST: THE LOST CITY OF Z Everyone loves a swashbuckling, edge-of-your-seat adventure tale... more 

BOOK LIST: THE LOST CITY OF Z Everyone loves a swashbuckling, edge-of-your-seat adventure tale... more 



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