iPhone Stalking

My movements as recorded by default on my iPhone and available to anyone with access to my computer. A perfect distraction for jealous couples. More information here, here, and...
They Have Returned With Their Secrets Unviolated

They Have Returned With Their Secrets Unviolated

All tourists cherish an illusion, of which no amount of experience can ever completely cure them: they imagine that they will find time, in the course of their travels, to do a lot of reading. They see themselves, at the end of a day’s sightseeing or motoring,...
Don't Read This, Take a Walk in the Park

Don't Read This, Take a Walk in the Park

I’m a little bit disappointed. OK, not anymore. But I was. For months now I have been writing posts which summarize and link to other posts from new bloggers from the Rising Voices projects. You see, I am begging you to read what they write, begging you to leave...
[How To] Learn a Foreign Language for Free

[How To] Learn a Foreign Language for Free

There is just no way around it, the very first step to becoming a global citizen is learning another language. Not only does monolingualism prevent you from communicating with the vast majority of the world’s population; it also prevents you from truly...