No, no, not another geography lesson! I promise, it’s not intended to be. It’s just that I’ve spent the past week installing an upgrade for this website, including a little thumbnail map on the home page. 488 more words
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Happy birthday to Gerardus Mercator, he is todays Google Doodle celebrating what would be his 503rd birthday.
That is a lot of candles.
Mercator revolutionised map making with the help of mathematics and extended travel. 156 more words
Once you achieve a certain social status in Belgrade, you must view the parking reserved for the handicapped as metaphorical.
Despite what appears to be a space which is reserved for a person with some kind of physical disability, in reality it is merely a metaphor for the various societal woes which beset the citizenry and therefore is open to wide and (sometimes) poetic interpretation. 423 more words
Cheer-ups at Jacobs are everything you need during mid-term season and final season; a huge pick-me up during a true time of crisis and panic. Giving up is so easy during finals week: to lay on the floor and think about shorthair cats is so much more pleasing than stressing about the four finals in the coming week, but somehow, cheer-ups manage to keep us fed and sane enough to make it through all our examinations. 241 more words