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Animal Guts Everywhere

About 12 years ago, the day before Thanksgiving, **I stopped eating meat.** I had just read [The Mad Cowboy: Plain Truth from the Cattle Rancher Who Won’t Eat Meat](http://www.amazon.com/MAD-COWBOY-Plain-Cattle-Rancher/dp/0684854465), which offered enough facts about the meat industry to **churn your stomach and forsake the next…

Recycling Etiquette

Spotted on city trash cans throughout Berlin. The message: don’t throw your bottles in the bin. Instead, leave them outside on the ground. Refunds for (beer) bottles supplement the livelihoods of many residents in the city. By leaving the bottles outside of the bins, people…

Wanna Learn Arabic? Some Cool Tools and Sites

One thing I appreciate about the net is that people are always compiling lists to share their experiences and help others find (or avoid!) certain tools and sites. With that spirit in mind, I thought I’d jot down some services I’ve come across so far…