Aero: Over The Edge

Aero: Alyssa Davis – Costa Rica 2013 – Over The Edge

Aero: Alyssa Davis – Costa Rica 2013 – Over The Edge As a 23 year old Therapeutic Massage major studying at Finger Lakes Community College, my love for the Spanish language, culture, and lifestyle seems to be founded purely in passion for people. There is no language requirement in my area of study. I continue […]

Costa Rica - Study Abroad 2013: My Expectations

Aero: Kasey Wesley – Costa Rica 2013 – My Expectations

Aero: Kasey Wesley – Costa Rica 2013 – My Expectations The most exciting part of this study abroad trip is that I am not sure what to expect.  I have traveled a little and flown before but my only time out of the US was to Canada.  While being in the United States we tend […]

Costa Rica - Study Abroad 2013: My Expectations

Aero: Meghan Kelly – Costa Rica 2013 – My Expectations

Aero: Meghan Kelly – Costa Rica 2013 – My Expectations While living in America things become very set and stone and habitual to many of us. From going to school, work, and just any public place I don’t think we take the time to realize everything that is going on around us. We are so […]

Costa Rica - Study Abroad 2013: My Expectations

Aero: Shelby Seeley – Costa Rica 2013 – My Expectations

Aero: Shelby Seeley – Costa Rica 2013 – My Expectations I have so many expectations for Costa Rica! It will be my first time our of the country minus one trip to Canada. I expect there to be many differences in Costa Rica compared to my life in the U.S. I am excited to experience […]

Costa Rica - Study Abroad 2013: My Expectations

Aero: Patricia Wallace – Costa Rica 2013 – My Expectations

Aero: Patricia Wallace – Costa Rica 2013 – My Expectations In order to consider what life might be like in Costa Rica, I find myself reflecting on how I experience life in the United States.  Each day is filled with places to be, meetings to attend, and endless work to do.  As a college student, […]

Costa Rica - Study Abroad 2013: My Expectations

Aero: Alyssa Davis – Costa Rica 2013 – My Expectations

Aero: Alyssa Davis – Costa Rica 2013 – My Expectations First times thrill. First times intimidate, excite, and ultimately change lives for the better. Even if the experience is less than comfortable, first times tend to alter perspective and allow the psyche to analyze things in a whole new light. Going to Costa Rica will […]

Folium: YouTube's Automatic Captioning Adds Six Additional Languages via Engadget

Folium: YouTube’s Automatic Captioning Adds Six Additional Languages via Engadget

Folium: YouTube’s Automatic Captioning Adds Six Additional Languages via Engadget I envy the Google engineers. From what I understand, they are often given time to work on their own projects, or improve existing projects using original ideas. I’ve gotta believe that YouTube’s automatic captioning is one of those side projects that took a life of […]

Folium: SESAME Synchrotron is a Flash of Unity in Middle East via BBC News

Folium: SESAME Synchrotron is a Flash of Unity in Middle East via BBC News Imagine a language that could unify nations. Imagine a language that has the potential to rectify centuries of hostility and disparity as well as political and religious conflict while also bringing people from different cultures together all in the name of […]

Folium: The Longest Word in the English Language via Gizmodo

Folium: The Longest Word in the English Language via Gizmodo We have often discussed on Folium the “flexibility” of the English language, and this is just another example of just how far the rules of language can be pushed (which, to find out, is pretty far). The adaptability of English tends to be a two-edged […]

Folium: Spanish Researchers to Train FIFA Referees With 3D Technology via Engadget

(Image via Element Technica) Folium: Spanish Researchers to Train FIFA Referees With 3D Technology via Engadget Did you know that in Europe, “soccer” is called “futból”? Now… can we never state the obvious again? We all know… On the other hand, are you familiar with FIFA? This one might be a little more specific, and […]