China has accomplished a remarkable feat in transforming itself from one of the poorest countries in the world into the second largest economy in just thirty years.
—Linda Yueh, author of China’s Growth: The Making of an Economic Superpower. (via oupacademic)
i just figured out the perfect murder
kill someone and bury them in their own garden
that way if the police find them they’ll think it was a suicide
#welp looks like the victim committed suicide and promptly buried themselves in their garden #how considerate of them
My family and I arrived a few days ago in Bogotá and we have been settling in to our new lives here, and as a result I’ve not been too active on the research front. But today I got out early to experience a unique event here in Bogotá, which is its annual “Día Sin Carros,” or Day Without Cars. My street, Carrera 5, which is often very busy, has been pretty quiet all day.
Luis A. Vivanco, Associate Professor of Anthropology and Founding Director of the Global Studies Program at the University of Vermont and co-author of Cultural Anthropology: Asking Questions About Humanity, writes.