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Discover: Pinto Art Museum

Situated just an hour away from the bustling city of Makati, we decided to check out the Pinto Art Museum in Antipolo one lazy Sunday afternoon. 228 more words

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Thinking Aloud: The Roof of the World's Shaky Foundation

Apr. 27, 2015 by Dariusย 

The massive earthquake that hit Nepal two days ago has caused at least 3800 deaths thus far and displaced tens of thousands more.ย  278 more words

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Shirasu

… or Whitebait, are immature fish, which are very tender and regarded as a delicacy. The entire fish is eaten including head, fins, bones, and guts. ย  16 more words

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Diary excerpt of Hangul script (2/27/2015): Korean Edition

This is a Korean translation of my original post.

ํ•ฉ๋ฒ•์ ์œผ๋กœ ํ•œ๊ตญ์–ด์˜ ํ•œ๊ธ€ ์Šคํฌ๋ฆฝํŠธ๋ฅผ ์ธ์ •ํ•˜์ง€๋งŒ, ์—ฌ๋Ÿฌ ์•„๋‚ด์™€ ๊ฒฐํ˜ผ ๋‚จ์„ฑ์— ๋Œ€ํ•œ ๋™์ผํ•œ ์ž‘์—…์„ ์ˆ˜ํ–‰ํ•˜์ง€ ์•Š๋Š” ๋ฐฉ๋ฒ• ํ•œ๊ตญ์–ด ์˜์›์€ ์•„์ด๋Ÿฌ๋‹ˆ; ์•„์ด๋Ÿฌ๋‹ˆ๋Š” ์ผ๋ถ€ ๋‹ค์ฒ˜์ œ ํ•œ๊ตญ์–ด ์ง€๋„์ž, ์„ธ์ข… ๋Šฅ๋ ฅ์˜ ์„ฑ์žฅ์„ ์ œ๊ณตํ•˜๋Š” ํ•œ๊ตญ์–ด์˜ ํ•œ๊ธ€ ์Šคํฌ๋ฆฝํŠธ๋ฅผ ๊ตฌํ˜„ํ•˜๋Š” ๋ฐฉ๋ฒ•์— ๋ช…๋ฐฑํ•˜๋‹ค; ๊ทธ๊ฒƒ์€ ๋‹น์—ฐํ•œ ํ•œ๊ตญ์–ด ์˜์›์€ ์Šคํฌ๋ฆฝํŠธ๋ฅผ ๊ฐ€์ง€๊ณ  ๋ง์„ ์•ˆ์ „ ํ•  ๊ฒƒ์ž…๋‹ˆ๋‹ค. 59 more words

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Diary excerpt of Hangul script (2/27/2015): English Edition

Itโ€™s ironic how Korean legislators acknowledge the Korean languageโ€™s Hangul script as legitimate but donโ€™t do the same for a male marrying multiple wives; The irony is manifest in how a polygamous Korean leader, Sejong implemented the Korean languageโ€™s Hangul script to provide a growth of literacy; Itโ€™d be safe to say Korean legislators take such a script for granted.

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South Koreaโ€™s new law on adultery (Korean Edition)

This is a Korean translation of my original post.

๊ตฌ๊ธ€ ์˜ค๋Š˜ ๊ฒ€์ƒ‰ํ•˜๋Š” ๋™์•ˆ, ๋‚˜๋Š” ํ•œ๊ตญ ์ •๋ถ€๊ฐ€ ์Œ๋ž€ ํ•œ ์„ฑ์  ๊ด€๊ณ„๋ฅผ ๊ฐ€์ง„ ์‚ฌ๋žŒ๋“ค์—๊ฒŒ โ€œ๋‹น์‹ ์€ ์ฒ˜๋ฒŒ์—์„œ ์ž์œ  ๋กญ๋‹คโ€๋ฉ”์‹œ์ง€๋ฅผ ์ „์†กํ•˜๋Š” ์ƒˆ๋กœ์šด ๋ฒ•๋ฅ ์„ ์ฝ์–ด; ์ด ๋ถ€๋‹นํ•œ ๋ฒ•์€ ์œ„์„ ์  ์—ฌ๋Ÿฌ ์•„๋‚ด๋ฅผ ๊ฐ–๋Š” ๋‚จ์„ฑ์— ๋Œ€ํ•ด ๋ฒ•๋ฅ ์„ ๋ถ€๊ณผํ•˜๋Š” ์ •๋ถ€์—์„œ ์˜ˆ์ƒ ํ•  ์ˆ˜์žˆ๋‹ค. 48 more words

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Jade Green Cicada

With the Pygmy Elephant and Western Tarsier we have highlighted two of Borneo’s iconic inhabitants. However, there are many more and this instalment is about one that might not always get the attention it deserves: the Cicada. 175 more words

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