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Folium: Cows “Moo” With Different Accents via BBC News

Folium: Cows “Moo” With Different Accents via BBC News This isn’t the first time we’ve discussed the world of animal linguistics, and for reference we illustrated how different languages represent (in writing) the sounds that animals make. However, this is a horse of a different color. Or, um, cow… The BBC, in whom I often […]

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Folium: If You Want A Good Job, You Need More Than One Talent via Lifehacker

Folium: If You Want A Good Job, You Need More Than One Talent via Lifehacker My parents would often tell me stories about growing up in Corning, New York. As recently as a generation ago men would graduate high school, go to work for Corning Glass Works, earn a pension, and hope to retire after […]

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Aero: Shelby Seeley – Costa Rica 2013 – Life at School

Aero: Shelby Seeley – Costa Rica 2013 – Life at School As a future teacher, I was excited to see what schools were like in Costa Rica. Our class size was very small compared to a normal U.S. class. There were only eight of us in the class which made the atmosphere very comfortable. We […]

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Aero: Shelby Seeley – Costa Rica 2013 – Food and Dining

Aero: Shelby Seeley – Costa Rica 2013 – Food and Dining Food is a large part of our daily lives in the United States and it was at the forefront of my mind going to Costa Rica. I absolutely love food and even told my host mom, Marta, this before I even arrived. I have […]

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Aero: Shelby Seeley – Costa Rica 2013 – Family Life

Aero: Shelby Seeley – Costa Rica 2013 – Family Life Family is a very important part of my life so I was super exited to stay with a host family rather than in a hotel. At the same time I was nervous about coming into the lives of an entire family who I knew very […]

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Aero: Shelby Seeley – Costa Rica 2013 – City Life

Aero: Shelby Seeley – Costa Rica 2013 – City Life Living in a foreign country was quite different for many reasons. Costa Rica is such a different setting compared to western New York which was awesome to experience in January! I live in a rural setting in New York so the biggest change was living […]

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Aero: Shelby Seeley – Costa Rica 2013 – Biodiversity

Aero: Shelby Seeley – Costa Rica 2013 – Biodiversity Biodiversity is certainly present and accounted for in Costa Rica! The biodiversity in Costa Rica has certainly had an impact on the people who live there and their environmental consciousness as well. The amazing aspect to Costa Rica is that it is a small country yet […]

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Aero: Alyssa Davis – Costa Rica 2013 – Family Life

Aero: Alyssa Davis – Costa Rica 2013 – Family Life In order to evaluate the home life of most Costa Ricans it is important to understand first that families are as wide and varied as they are in the United States. Couples seem to be as common as singles and divorcees, while newborns are just […]

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Aero: Patricia Wallace – Costa Rica 2013 – Life at School

Aero: Patricia Wallace – Costa Rica 2013 – Life at School While walking into the classroom on the first day, I realized I had no idea what to expect.  I took out my notebook as I would have done for class back in the States.  For the most part, our Spanish class consisted of just […]

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Aero: Patricia Wallace – Costa Rica 2013 – Family Life

Aero: Patricia Wallace – Costa Rica 2013 – Family Life Living with a host family was a very unique aspect of this trip.  I had the opportunity to live with the wonderful Mayra for sixteen days.  If you imagine the most motherly and caring woman you know, multiply that by two and you would get […]