June 12, 2016 Sterling Laudon 2 comments

Colin Scott died in Yellowstone National Park last week after stepping off the boardwalks and falling into a hot spring. His death follows a string of recent news articles involving tourists breaking rules in Yellowstone, either by getting too close to animals or leaving marked pathways. Each incident invokes the same sanctimonious reactions: “Stupid tourist!/I’m…

May 9, 2016 Sarah 5 comments

Just as Us Weekly taught you about celebrities being “just like us,” we show you that Indonesians also are just like you and me. 1. They enjoy a good selfie  2. They play sports 3. They play soccer 4. And tug of war 5. They hang out with Grandpa 6. And drop their kids off at school 7. They…

May 8, 2016 Sterling Laudon 2 comments

There are many reasons to visit Turkey. You won’t find them here. 1. The Mausoleum of Halicarnassus—the original mausoleum. One of the Seven Ancient Wonders of the World. Now it’s a literal pit. 2. This statue in Antalya of a boy about to be touched by an uncle: 3. The Paul Martin Canada store, named…