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

August 15th, outsourced

Things children do that are unacceptable for adults to do, in a video.

How to save Gaza. Interesting thoughts. [HT Jeremy]

I'm saving this for future reference when the school-lunch-packing doldrums set in: school lunch ideas.

The war photo no one would publish (and yes, the article shows you the photo, so watch out).

I remember hearing about the prototype for this 24/7 wearable baby monitor a year or two ago. It should be available soon. I wish I had had this for Sterling instead of making myself crazy with a spreadsheet!

Oh my gosh, you know those vacuum-y gusts of air that happen in underground metros? Well, one of them blew a stroller onto the tracks in London and the mom had to rescue the baby!

Global parenting habits that haven't caught on in the US.

Here's a cool little video that shows you more about how sunscreen works on your skin.

Two GoPro videos: Duncan the two-legged pup (!!!) and a surfing pig. [HT Crys]

This touching video explains the experience of a foster child, from the point of view of the child. Warning: you will probably cry. [HT Ashley]

Blustery Bayreuth

Could this be (could this be) the most beautiful place in the world?