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Bored and Brilliant

Just a small plug for an interesting project I came across today while mindlessly browsing the internet.

“Bored and Brilliant” is a project that asks participants to reconsider the amount of time they spend on their smartphones. 376 more words

Marquesas Islands

Where Young College Grads Are Heading?

Boston, New York, San Francisco are traditional meccas for recent college graduates in the USA, but now other cities are attracting young young alumni seeking jobs in a variety of fields. 199 more words

Road Trip Through Purgatory (or, My Accidental Life As A Full-Time Meth Peddler: Part Two)

Behind “The Boneyard” (a tax evading semi-cult, named after the unearthing of animal bones from below their back lawn), there is a massive hole in the ground. 1,004 more words

People

Portland, OR "Kenyan" threatens to blow-up convenience store in the name of Allah

This guy is about as Kenyan as I am.  Sure, looks like a Somali who probably arrived here as a refugee from one of the big UN camps in Kenya.  440 more words

Refugee Resettlement Program

Kúkátónón: Social Justice and Dance

Over the past few years, one of my favorite regular events has been the Annual Gala of the Kúkátónón Children’s African Dance Troupe. This amazing organization, founded by the amazing Rolia Manyongai-Jones, blends heritage, social justice, health, and teamwork into a dazzling tapestry of motion and music. 665 more words

History

Salty's on the Columbia ~ Portland, OR

New Years Eve just wouldn’t be a celebration without starting off all dressed up and enjoying your last meal of the year in a spectacular restaurant. 1,017 more words

Food Critic