Welcome to my blog. I write about fitting in, sticking out, and missing the motherland as a serial foreigner.

January 10th, outsourced

It's not often that news out of Syria warms my heart, but this story of a Syrian band giving "flash" street performances did.

Ah, reporters doing ridiculous things on air will never get old: fainting in the snow edition. [HT Andrew]

How to make Hollywood less sexist in two easy steps. [HT BCC]

You've probably seen this already: crazy T-Rex illusion. Our brains and eyes are weird.

Local girlfriend overdoses on lotion.

What you get when 30 people draw a world map from memory. Sorry, British Isles!

Paper is not dead. Mwahahahaha. [HT Ariana]

Laura Ingalls Wilder is not impressed by your Polar Vortex.

Jeremy and I have been giggling all week at this Arab-American college student who pranked the local news.

Is this survey about how Muslim women "should" dress all over the place where you live? It's all over the place here.

Downton Abbey 4.2 (SPOILERS)

Mommy Moosli Review