Monthly Archives: September 2009

Here it is.

I managed to pull ignominy and shame out of the butthole of victory, but at least it’s all over now.

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Thou shalt not covet they neighbor’s sandwich.

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Someone in Algeria is reading this!

Hello to you, whoever you are!

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Ukranian female warriors who worship Yulia Tymoshenko …

They exist, and they’ve been documented on film. Actually, I think this would have been really attractive to me when I was younger. Photographs of the Asgardas

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I’m really too busy …

to be writing in here, but I just want to say I miss coming here for all my bitching and moaning needs. I’m scared someone will be looking over my shoulder, electronically, and reading what I have to say. Here’s … Continue reading

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An interesting article from Jezebel.

Are Professors Especially Vulnerable to Stalking? I know two professors who have had to take out restraining orders against students, and interestingly, both times the student was female. (One professor was male, and one was female. In the case of … Continue reading

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But she does have a small appetite.

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This’ll get people reading!

I saw this altered sign today on the way to school.

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A little monk reading in Dai.

This is a video I took back when I was in Xishuangbanna.

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I remember these from when I was a kid!

I found this on Jezebel. They found it on Sociological Images.

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Go go Flickr go!

I only need 7,000 more views and the visitor count for my photos, photostream and sets will be 500,000! When it happens, should I have a party? Flickr stream: MFinChina (Totals so far: Photos, 413,000+; photostream, close to 67,000; sets, … Continue reading

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Forty “new” species found!

Scientists have encountered forty previously unknown species of animals and insects living in a deep crater in Papua New Guinea! There are photographs! Be sure to look at the fruit dove and the hairy caterpillar (which is amazing, not gross!).

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I’m at a loss for words today …

I just can’t express myself well. But, I wanted to pass along a link to a post from Benn Ray’s Mobtown Shank. Back to School with Barack Obama

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Bye, Beijing U. T-shirts!

My three Beijing University T-shirts have started tearing, which bums me out. I never really wear them when I go out, because they are too big, and I have had them for just about exactly nine years, which is a … Continue reading

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Who could it be?

I found this written on the ground on campus the other day. The look is a little reminiscent of a Toynbee tile.

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Dag! I’d better carry my medicine tomorrow!

According to my Chinese horoscope, it says I should, “beware of tachycardia crises accompanied with extrasystoles.” I looked up the last word, and found: –noun Pathology. a premature contraction of the heart, resulting in momentary interruption of the normal heartbeat. … Continue reading

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I don’t have this problem.

A bank in Dongguan refused to open an account for a guy because they already had 300 customers with the exact same name. (Story from Danwei.org.)

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RIP Shing Fui On!

Shing Fui On, who played bad guys in a ton of famous Hong Kong movies, died of nasopharyngeal cancer last Thursday at age 54. If you’ve seen a good heroic bloodshed movie, he was probably in it. He was in … Continue reading

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