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[8 Oct 2010 | No Comment | ]
How language expresses our thoughts

Every once in a while I watch the inspring TED videos. Today I stumbled upon a video about language and how we express our thoughts. I could probably talk on and on on how much I like this video but just watch it for yourself:

By the way: Most TED talks have subtitles in many different languages. This talk is currently available in 17 different languages. Just go to the website and choose the language in the dropdown right under the video.

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[1 Jun 2010 | No Comment | ]
How not to pay for overweight luggage

I came across a post by Benny, an Irish guy travelling the world to learn languages. Apparently his whole life fits into 40 kg of luggage. Besides being amazed on how you can reduce your whole belongings to 40 kg he shows his fellow readers how you can sneak in an additional 15 kg of luggage without paying a dime. Now, that’s what I consider cool. Watch the video yourself to find out. And remember: you should pack the maximum allowed luggage into your suitcase and your carry-on luggage (don’t …

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[21 Apr 2010 | One Comment | ]
How to get the exact weight of your suitcase

I just came back from a couple of days of air travel. Every time I have the same problem: Overweight. I dread the check-in counter as my suitcase feels overweight but I am not entirely sure. I have oftetimes tried to weigh my suitcase on a pair of scales but either I can’t see the weight display or half the suitcase touches the ground. And yes, I have had to repack in front of a super long line-up. Nice to let people see your underwear. So, before you have to …