Category Archives: North America

U.S. election map (November 2012)

(Source: BBC website) At first, I looked at the map and I saw red and blue. Then when I was done done looking at the colours, I saw the map of the U.S. And then, I saw a lot more. If … Continue reading

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The Republican elephant

Now that it’s all behind us, the election that is, I can address the one and only important issue which had been troubling me for a little while now. How does an elephant go about becoming the symbol of the … Continue reading

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Hurricane Sandy

Source: They’re shutting down NY. Wow.

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Didn’t see that bear coming!

</iframe</p> <p>La Crescenta, California (April 2012)</p> La Crescenta, California (April 2012)

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Baby Tiger Cubs – San Diego Zoo Safari Park

Not cute. Not cute at all.

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Lac Manicouagan, Quebec (Canada)

(Source: NASA/GSFC/LaRC/JPL, MISR Team) The Manicouagan impact crater. One of my colleagues stumbled across it recently on Google and shared the joy. Wow. Of course I want to go there!

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Saved by a bear

“Man Attacked by Mountain Lion, Saved by Bear.” Incredible story.

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Sprinkles Cupcake ATM

A cupcake dispensing ATM. I have checked the date. Today is not 1 April. This could be true. OMG. I wanna try it!

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Steve Jobs (24 February 1955 – 5 October 2011)

“Remembering that I’ll be dead soon is the most important tool I’ve ever encountered to help me make the big choices in life. Because almost everything — all external expectations, all pride, all fear of embarrassment or failure – these … Continue reading

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Arctic Film Season at Canada House, London (part 2)

I went back to Canada House last night for the screening of Before Tomorrow. I knew nothing about the film, apart from the small synopsis which sounded intriguing: “Before Tomorrow is the story of a woman who demonstrates that human dignity is … Continue reading

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