Happy February!

February is thought of as a month to appreciate love and loved ones. In celebration of that theme, I am posting the video of the Free Hugs Campaign event that I was a part of back in June 2012. The campaign reaches out to others under the premise that,  “Sometimes, Continue Reading →

Nature Is Amazing In Slow Motion

Have you ever taken the time to think about what really happens around us when living things- insects, cats, people move? There is more than meets the eye in these seemingly simple movements. These three videos by The Slow Mo Guys on YouTube show you exactly why that damselfly may Continue Reading →

Happy Beltane/MayDay!

Happy Beltane/May Day, everyone! In celebration of Beltane/May Day, I’m posting up a bawdy little song about May celebrating that is straight from the Renaissance. I used to sing this and other madrigal songs when I was in madrigal choir in high school. Really though, pay attention to the words Continue Reading →

Solution to Global Food Crisis Lies With Poop

Yep, they finally started making meat from people to solve the global food crisis, but not in the way that you would have thought. In a weird twist, the meat is being made from human waste a.k.a. poop! This video explains the process. Also, the new meat has fewer calories Continue Reading →

Moving Back Home: Hail Storms, shared spaces, and more

It might be the best/worst/most regrettable/most financially necessary decision I have ever made – I have moved back into my parents’ home. Moving proved to be an adventure in itself as I faced tornado-spawning thunderstorm that rained hail down on the moving truck as I drove up I-81 in Pennsylvania Continue Reading →

Beyoncé – “Run The World (Girls)” is Fashion Eye Candy

Beyoncé’s elaborate music video for the new single “Run the World (Girls),” premiered during “American Idol” tonight (May 18) and is on YouTube. While the lyrics are still growing on me despite listening to the song since mid-April, the beat is definitely infectious. I have definitely jammed to it in Continue Reading →

Happy May Day!

Happy May Day, everyone, whether you are celebrating Spring or protesting for better pay! When I think of May,  I think of warm weather, my younger brother’s birthday, Mother’s Day, and roses. Roses and May make me think of musician Erutan/Katethegreat19. This song is from her YouTube page. It features Continue Reading →

Japanese Textbooks Are Entertaining (via thatjapanesegirl)

This makes me want to take up studying Japanese again this summer and reminds me why learning languages can be so fun. I need to keep my mind challenged after this thesis is written or else it will turn to mush. Make sure to check out thatjapanesegirl on YouTube and Continue Reading →