The best thing in New York: Public Library

People say New York is the capital of the world. We can find anything in New York: people and foods from all over the world, skyscrapers and various famous landmarks, world-renowned companies and organizations, some of the best universities in the world, the most complete and sophisticated museums, diverse art galleries and music clubs, etc. … Continue reading The best thing in New York: Public Library

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Konmari and my husband (and a bit of book review)

"Japan has the highest level of civilization on our planet!" That was my friend's joke on how clean every part of Japan: street, river, (most of) public bathrooms, public transportations, train and bus stations, schools, you name it! Several days ago, Japanese went viral again with their immaculacy. Japan football's supporter collected their own trash … Continue reading Konmari and my husband (and a bit of book review)

I Contain Multitudes: The Microbes Within Us and a Grander View of Life [Book Review]

Microbes show collaboration at its finest. That's the main thesis of this book. Ed Yong presents various researches showing that despite their tiny size and imperfect bodies, the microbes manage to exist for millions of years through their ability to adapt and collaborate with each other (unlike some other bigger living organisms!). This book contains a … Continue reading I Contain Multitudes: The Microbes Within Us and a Grander View of Life [Book Review]