he was still too young to know that the heart’s memory eliminates the bad...– gabriel garcia marquez
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holiday shopping procrastination isn't necessarily...
My favourite thing about the holiday season is how many people donate to great organizations. I put together a list of a few places that I love, with the hopes that anybody who is still looking for presents for their friends and family will choose to give back this year. What’s wonderful about charitable donations is that you can print out a nice certificate to let people know that...
We would be worse than we are without the good books we have read, more...– Mario Vargas Llosa, in the speech he gave when accepting the 2010 Nobel Prize for Literature
imageoscillite: The Dancing Boys of Afghanistan | Part 1 of 6 Journalist Najibullah Quraishi starts investigating what’s happening to Afghan boys, bought and trained to entertain at all-men parties. A scandal involving foreign contractors employed to train Afghan policemen who took drugs and paid for young “dancing boys” to entertain them in northern Afghanistan caused such panic that the...
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pretentiouspretenses: spectacular portraits of people who have lived in three centuries
He admitted that English could be unsuitable for India: too subtle, too charged...– Beautiful obituary of P. Lal by The Economist