Ditsong’s Dioramas: Putting a Body on a Fossil and a Fossil in a Narrative

Dioramas have a powerful explanatory power as tangible reconstructions. Introduction His eyes were vacant—glassy, even. Blood flowed from his head and his hands dragged next to him, fingers rolling lifelessly in the brown African dirt. His mouth was frozen open in terror, his head firmly clenched between a leopard’s jaws. The cat’s snarl was practically[…]

Learning a New Language Is Like an Illicit Love Affair

The truth is that entering an intimate relationship with a new language often colors everything. Learning a new language is a lot like entering a new relationship. Some will become fast friends. Others will hook their arms with calculus formulas and final-exam-worthy historical dates, and march right out of your memory on the last day[…]

Solitude and Sandaya: The Strange History of Pianos in Burma

Perhaps the hybrid origins of the Burmese piano and sandaya might point a way forward for Myanmar. By Jonathan Webster On a quiet evening in March 1988, Aung San Suu Kyi’s telephone rang. The Burmese expatriate was reading quietly with her husband at her home in Oxford, England, when she learned of her mother’s stroke.[…]

A Few Words about F. Scott Fitzgerald

Exploring the obscuring nature of his legend and the role that women played in his life and work. This article, A Few Words about F. Scott Fitzgerald, was originally published in The Public Domain Review under a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0. If you wish to reuse it please see: https://publicdomainreview.org/legal/ With Fitzgerald as with no one else[…]

A Guide to In-Building Wireless Solutions

Our day by day reliance on cell phones has become a massive piece of our cutting edge fundamentals such as gas, power and water. It is our web, email, individualized computing, camera, video recorder, internet-based life, television, motion pictures, music, maps, schedule mapper, book reader, digital recording, gaming, applications, and obviously, our discussion and content[…]