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Shredded Money Grows Tomatoes

When dollar bills of any denomination get too beat up to use, the federal government shreds them. For a long time, the various Federal Reserve banks gave out small bags of shredded money to visitors as a souvenir — always a big hit with kids. 174 more words

9 Weird Milestones After a Year + Abroad

Returning home after extended travel is weird. There are all these modern and cultural conveniences that you’ve forgotten about: hot water with no danger of electrocution; peanut butter that doesn’t cost an arm, a leg and your passport; plumbing systems that can handle toilet paper; personal space is a thing; so is drinkable tap water. 870 more words

We Need To Talk About: GERS (2015-16 Edition)

O wad some Pow’r the giftie gie us. To see oursels as ithers see us! – To a Louse, Robert Burns

It’s that time again. The annual… 1,649 more words

Espiritu Santo

This largest of Vanuatu’s 81 islands received its name from Spanish explorer Quiró, who named it such at the relief of finally having discovered the Australian continent. 1,120 more words

General

Can I Pay You In Likes?

With a plethora of social sites to join, our “attention has become the most valuable currency in the media world” (Ingram, 2015) with shares, likes, and re-tweets becoming our various denominations. 210 more words

Uni Work

Money saving tips 💰

My sister once gave me a little tip that I’d like to share with you all 😊. This is for those who are terrible at saving money and have next to zero self control! 215 more words

the art of words

With the ardor of a child

wade in the pool of emotion.

Soak in the wonder of quiet love

knowing in silence we forget.

Choose   cautiously as you… 37 more words

Poetry