As the 2012 London Olympics kick off, I’m hoping that some of these odd and amazing sports make it there someday.
I also wish that female athletes wouldn’t be judged by their femininity and appearance, although that’s indicative of how women are viewed in general (including by other women).
Speaking of the Olympics, take some time to familiarize yourself with the quirks and characteristics of the British people.
Those concerned about LGBT rights should pay attention to New Zealand: the famously progressive country may soon become the 11th to legalize gay and transgender marriage.
Thousands of languages around the world are dying off. Will we be able to save them all? Should we even bother putting them on life support, or should we let them go their course?
Thankfully, New Zealand seems to be succeeding in revitalizing Maori culture and language.