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Field Notes: Adventures in the Temple of the Moon

In the middle of a sand-filled plaza surrounded by decaying walls, a coarse jumble of black boulders spills out of the ground like it was just disgorged by the volcanic peak above. 925 more words


I can write pages about practically any other topic, but when it comes to writing about myself, I struggle and how ironic is that: I should know myself so well I could literally write a book. 837 more words

DANTA: Association For Conservation Of The Tropics

A double edged sword -- Ruan

Similar to other PhD students in behavioural ecology, I spend months in the field and have to sort out the various and inevitable problems that come with remote fieldwork. 497 more words

Bat-eared Foxes

Attracted by Tartan Souvenirs on the Royal Mile in Edinburgh

Edinburgh was planted in my heart even before I come to UK. When I was in secondary school, Harry Potter stormed the globe including my little city in China. 1,049 more words


Our first official report!

The most important muscle in an engineer’s body is the bum. In December 2014 we used ours a lot. Luckily, in exchange for all the arse aches something valuable was created. 78 more words


Take Care of Your Self (It’s the Only Self You Have)

One of the primary reasons I chose to pursue a career in social work is the personal fulfillment I experience from helping someone better her or his life. 495 more words

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NRaged CrossFit

    Over the past few weeks I have been conducting ethnographic research at NRaged CrossFit in Flemington, New Jersey.  So far, I have observed CrossFit members doing their “workout of the day” (known to CrossFitter’s as a WOD) where they exercise together in a communal fashion.   44 more words

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