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Disarming Nordic Fish Bombs

In 2014, The Telegraph reported that Inge Hausen, a pensioner from the Nordic village of Tyrsil, contacted an explosions expert from the Norwegian army about a 25-year-old can of fermented herring, called surströmming. 115 more words


Haylee & Phantom Texts.

Despite not having internet at my residence for the last two months or so (mainly due to the fact that my neighbor finally put a password on his WiFi), I have somehow managed to feed my continuing hypnotic Haylee obsession through collecting some images of her off the internet and putting them on slideshow. 204 more words

1914: Goodbye to All That, edited by Lavinia Greenlaw

1914: Goodbye to All That was commissioned by 14-18 NOW, World War I Centenary Art Commissions and edited by Lavinia Greenlaw. It contains essays and stories by Ali Smith, Kamila Shamsie, Daniel Kehlmann, Aleš Šteger, Elif Shafak, NoViolet Bulawayo, Erwin Mortier, Xiaolu Guo, Colm Tóibín, and Jeanette Winterson. 785 more words


Book Review: Red Blood, Yellow Skin: A Young Girl's Survival in War-Torn Vietnam by Linda L.T. Baer

Red Blood, Yellow Skin is the story of a young girl’s survival in war-torn Vietnam during the First Indochina War between France and Vietnam, the civil war between North and South Vietnam, and the later American involvement in the Vietnam War. 569 more words


Orange is the New Black: My Year in a Women's Prison by Piper Kerman

An amazing true story of a young, 20-something, white woman who chose to transport drug money internationally and was prosecuted for the crime more than 10 years later. 125 more words


Leave the Windows Down: Finding Freedom in Hawaii

“My hair!” I exclaimed to the man at Supercuts. “It used to be so straight!” I pointed to the mess of layered frizz that had taken a life of it’s own since moving to Hawaii one week prior. 969 more words