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Linguistic blunders

One thing that makes living in a foreign culture all the more fun is the unexpected,¬†embarrassing¬† yet humourous linguistic blunder. My personal favourite from my own travels was something I said while studying in France. I was explaining something about … Continue reading

Implicit associations

Yet another interesting website! https://implicit.harvard.edu/implicit/demo/takeatest.html This one allows you to take a test to determine your implicit associations regarding a number of different concepts, e.g., religion, race, sexual orientation, age, weight, etc. Most people, even the most fair and open-minded … Continue reading

Your ecological footprint

Here is an interesting website to check out: http://www.earthday.net/footprint/index.asp It measure your “ecological footprint”, or how much space is required on the Earth to produce everything you use in your daily life. Apparently, if everyone lived the way I live … Continue reading