Sabrina Simpson

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The story of Ventura's Two Trees | Ventura California

They are lovely, the two trees in the gloaming. On this feels-like-summer evening, the sun is setting. The world is soft pastels. This turns the two …

Trespassing

No loud tour guide here: A travel experience especially for introverts

Lisa Avebury, a self-described introvert, loves to travel. Like most introverts, however, she does not love the idea of schlepping around on a party bus with a loquacious tour guide talking over her every internal musing. So she has tended to travel alone. Until now.<p>Avebury is getting set to lead …

What British People Say, Versus What They Mean

A handy visual guide. By Today I Learned Something New.<p>If you enjoyed this, you may also enjoy the book <i>Quick Pint After Work, And Other Everyday Lies</i> by Luke Lewis.

40 Maps That Will Help You Make Sense of the World

If you’re a visual learner like myself, then you know maps, charts and infographics can really help bring data and information to life. Maps can make …

Downton Abbey Recap: The Return of the Worst Dinner Guest

Following last Sunday’s plot-twist extravaganza, <i>Downton Abbey</i> returned to its season-five cruise-control speed of “reassuringly slow” tonight. There were a few surprises though: The Worst Dinner Guest of the Century returned to pretty much diss everyone sitting around Downton’s dinner table; Isis …

Old and new

Did some maps set traps?

When the Map Room at the Los Angeles Central Library was gifted with thousands of maps, the collection included every Thomas Guide issued, and some of them had a surprise in their pages: trap streets.<p>These fictional or misdrawn streets are thought to have been deliberately included as a way to help …

UK Is the Most Searched for Study Abroad Destination for Americans

Spending a semester in a foreign country is usually billed as a way for college kids to acquire experience with different cultures and environments, …