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

May 23rd, outsourced

Disney princesses and political science. Pure. Genius.

What is YA literature? Here is an excellent response to that question.

Ken Jennings blogged about the behind-the-scenes stuff at the Jeopardy! Battle of the Decades tournament. So did this other lovely person.

Here are some interesting tidbits about Dubai, as shared by an architecture professor at UAE University.

Oh. My gosh. There is a show called "I Wanna Marry Harry" which is awful, but the Fug Girls did a recap of it, which is HILARIOUS.

Why do people persist in believing things that simply aren't true? Science and research have some answers for us, but they are still kind of frustrating. [HT Liz]

You guys, Newsies has been a part of my life too long for me to objectively know if it is actually any good. So while I enjoyed this video of BYU's Vocal Point singing and dancing to it, YMMV.

I could not help but laugh: 23 People You Know Are Dead Now.

And finally, 28 Struggles Only Hijabis Will Understand.

The quietest year

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