Rebekah McMinn

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42 of the coolest Burning Man art installations ever

Art has become the defining feature of Burning Man, as the festival continues to be a testing ground for a growing circle of artists seeking engaged …

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The Mzungu Diaries: 6 Months in Africa

"So, how are you finding Africa?" asked the man in the suit next to me as our bus careered around another blind corner, narrowly avoiding a huge lorry laden with bricks in the oncoming lane.<p>"Wonderful," I answered, ducking the box of live chicks thrown towards me by the force of the turn. "It's …

5 Reasons to Go to Laos

Laos often gets short shrift compared to its heavily traveled neighbors. Thailand, the undisputed tourism champ in the region, sees almost 10 times …

Study: Generosity Is More Evolutionarily Advantageous Than Selfishness

The Prisoner’s Dilemma is the gift that keeps on giving, to researchers<p><b>Problem:</b> It’s a problem, or a dilemma, as old as time. Let’s rehash, quickly. Your classic prisoner’s dilemma involves two prisoners being interrogated separately. If both deny committing the crime, they serve a short prison …

What Google And Uber Have In Store For The Future

Last week, I published a piece of speculative fiction about how I saw Google and Uber evolving as companies and taking advantage of new technology 10 years from now. That “Dispatch From The Future” got quite a lot of attention, in part because more than a few people got very excited about the …