The Stream: Information Curated

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The ‘Stream‘ is a collection of interesting links I come across. Snapchat does Offices Differently – LA Times – Why Snapchat’s unprecedented real estate strategy in Venice could be tech’s new standard Google’s Backbone Database – Wired – Spanner, the Google Database Read more ›

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Most Beautiful Travel Experiences

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Most Beautiful Travels Full moon over pagodas in Bagan, Myanmar: This was impossible to capture and impossible to describe. The full moon, low on the horizon,  centuries-old pagodas outlined against it. Unbelievable. With Haksing, Karn, Eric, Ma. Worthington glacier hike, Read more ›

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Kilimanjaro Sunrise

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The alarm rings, it is midnight A breakfast hastily downed We set out to climb Kilimanjaro A few distant clouds tease the horizon Into the darkness we are flung up against the mountain Just as the stars Are glitter flung Read more ›

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The Fairytale of RNA

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Once upon a time, a straggly, nomadic band of brothers journeyed together through vast, foreign lands. They were called the tRNA. One day, the land began to change, slowly but surely. The tRNA were laid-back and happy. They did not Read more ›

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Burning Man: An Anthropological Analysis

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Abstract Burning Man has attracted attention from anthropologists for its distinctive nature. This paper argues that Burning Man combines religious and tribal elements. Religious elements are seen in the pilgrimage-like and ritualistic nature of Burning Man. Tribal elements are seen Read more ›

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