Interesting Things


18 Pictures That Prove The English Language Needs To Be Stopped

Propositions through cats


African American Poet We Real Cool by Gwendolyn Brooks. Click here to hear the poem: Audio

Australian Poet : The Last Hellos by Les Murray. Click here to hear the poem: Audio

Political U.S Poet: Ronald Rumsfield Poetry Audio and Transcription

Combatting Prejudice in the Americas

Educating Yourself on Racism

The Reconstruction Era and the Fragility of Democracy

Learning about the Holocaust


Latin Abbreviations used in English, etc.

Speaking English with an Accent

Why Accents Are Great

Denice Frohman- Accents

Why Pronunciation Doesn’t Matter Right Now

Reading about Colombia in English

You’ve formed ideas about your country through the context of reading native Colombian writers, now experience Colombia through a new lens. These are short stories, 1 pg News stories, videos, and pop culture articles.

How Amy Fisher Taught Me To Embrace Being An Outsider

An Experiential Travel Guide to Colombia: 25 Ideas to Get You Started

Colombia’s President Says The Nobel Peace Prize Helped End His Country’s Civil WarFox

8 Hikes in Colombia worth exploring

Sports Airs 90 Minutes Of Silence For Victims Of Colombia Plane Crash

Colombian street food: Your guide to good eats on the streets

Colombia Just Affirmed That Same-Sex Couples Can Get Married

Hillary Clinton Downs Some Beer And Goes Dancing In Colombia

How To Dance As Awesomely As The Colombian Soccer Team

19 Times Gringos Got Colombia Wrong

 Colombia’s Creative Boom

A Journey to Colombia’s Coffee Belt

Colombian’s Accordion Music     

Heavy Metal in Escobar’s Medillín

City of Women

Weird Subjects

Another Word: Chinese Science Fiction and Chinese Reality

Today’s teens are better than you, and we can prove it

SpaceX is back to inventing the future after a successful rocket launch

 The One Thing You Never Get Taught

Short Stories

Let’s Have a Talk by Jia Xia (1) The Story Behind the Story (2)

Ghosts by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

The Bloodline of the Alkanas By Cynthia Ozick

Suddenly, a Knock on the Door by Etgar Keret, translated from the Hebrew

A Temporary Matter By Jhumpa Lahiri

The Sandmeyer Reaction By Michael Chabon

Cathedral by Raymond Carver

Experience by Tessa Hadley

Hall of Small Mammals by Thomas Pierce

The Woman of the House by William Trevor

Fatherland by Viet Thanh Nguyen

The Proprietress by Yiyun Li


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