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How to say “I love you” in 100 languages

“I love you” sounds nice in every language.I’M NOT SURE what’s more obnoxious: the endless images of flower bouquets adorned in pink and red littering my Facebook news feed, or all the anti-Valentine’s Day sentiment.I, however, have chosen to put aside my bitterness for one day. This morning, my roommate Matt knocked on my bedroom door while I was still sleeping.

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Filling the freezer: A greenhorn’s adventures in elk hunting Collections

Filling the freezer: A greenhorn’s adventures in elk hunting

Matador Ambassador Griffin Post on his maiden season hunting elk.The pre-dawn forest is ink-black, save for the circular orb of my headlamp. I make my way from the road and its mud into the willows and their dew. It’s not 20 steps before I’m heading uphill. The climb is steep and relentless and my muscles are sore from this process, which I’ve repeated a dozen times in the last several weeks.

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Facing off against reverse culture shock Information

Facing off against reverse culture shock

Juliane Huang finds that returning to the USA after two years in Taiwan plays havoc with more than just her skin.It was the summer after college graduation and I wanted to crawl out of my skin and hide. Everyone kept asking, “What are you doing next?” I kept answering, “Living overseas.”I was serious.

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Climbing the Grand Teton in 1 day Information

Climbing the Grand Teton in 1 day

Matador Ambassador Griffin Post climbs the Grand Teton in a single-day assault.THE GRAND TETON is one of the most iconic peaks of the American west. “The Grand,” as it’s affectionately known, tops out at a solid 13,770ft (4,198m), and its imposing silhouette is the centerpiece of Grand Teton National Park, which comprises 310,000 acres of wilderness straddling Wyoming and Idaho.

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The art of sampuru in Japan [PICS] Information

The art of sampuru in Japan [PICS]

SINCE MOVING TO JAPAN, a lot of things have struck me as weird (I mean different) but one of the things I was intrigued with was the plastic food samples in front of restaurants. Sometimes in a display case, sometimes on a little table by the door, but always life-like replicas of whatever food the restaurant serves.

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Notes on not kissing after two beers Miscellaneous

Notes on not kissing after two beers

Tereza Jarnikova reflects on a brief encounter.I MET JOHANN on a Greyhound bus going from Boston to the nation’s capital. I was, I admit, looking for small talk, and there’s a certain type of bearded friendly face that seems to invite that sort of thing. He was lounging in the furthest back seat, wearing a torn shirt, fully at ease, and the seat next to him was one of two empty.

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