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Travel is the best way to broaden the mind (with video)
Jun 13th, 2013 by Warren Swil

How the stories of the people

in the video were found, told

Affe Olsson proudly shows his lovingly restored vintage automobile before the Classic Car Parade in Falun, Sweden, on May 31. © SGE, Inc. All rights reserved.

IT HAS LONG BEEN MY BELIEF that travel is the best way to educate oneself, a way or learning that can never be replicated.
Finding out about the cultures and customs of other places and people broadens the mind mofre than any classroom teacher can.
Besides, when one is old and gray, what remains are the memories; stuff just doesn’t matter.
Among the many fascinating folks, sights, sounds and vistas I encountered on my recent trip to Sweden and the United Kingdom, some really stand out.
Meet them here. And learn from our exchanges.

VIDEO BELOW THE FOLD.


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Meet Martin Black: Young wizard going a long way (with video)

MEET THE WIZARD BEHIND THIS WEB SITE
Martin Black, 22, is a Ph.D. student at the British Antarctic Survey, with a grant to spend the next Southern Hemisphere summer (January and February 2014) doing research in the Antarctic.
He is also a genius at CSS code with which he built this website, “In the (K)now” in about a week in early May.
He is an already accomplished young man who is, clearly, going a long way.
We had lunch together June 3 at the Eagle tavern in Cambridge, U.K. surrounded by doctoral students celebrating the end of their work on their theses.


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