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Happy Anniversary!

Today was the anniversary of my arrival here in San Luis Potosi, it has been a wonderfully incredible year for me and I figured now would be a good time to look back at some of the highlights from my first year living and working in Mexico. ...

By Tom Wiseman on 4/02/09

Ten Tools for DIY Education

Nothing helps you stand out on the job hunt more than skills (nunchuku skills, bow hunting skills, computer hacking...er, programming skills), and few things waste more money than going to graduate school without a real goal in mind. That's why we're such big fans of using the amazing assortment of free educational resources the 'net has to offer....

By Christopher Schonberger on 3/30/09

Top 10 Tips for Being Unemployed

Well hello there. I'm Ben from No Ordinary Rollercoaster - that blog you've never heard of. I am what some call a hobby blogger - a title that somehow incorrectly implies that blogging is something other than a crippling, life-consuming addiction that turns regular people into comment-thirsty scoundrels. ...

By Gradspot Dot Com on 3/31/09

Hearty Pasta with Eggplant and Sausage

Around these parts, winter is lingering and barbecue season still looks a ways off. On a cool night in early spring, there's nothing like a hearty pasta dish to keep the engine purring. I've experimented with variations of this classic Italian in the past...

By Christopher Schonberger on 3/25/09

French Ad Campaign Redefines Rugged Chic

Though I am loathe to admit it, my Paris eyes are not as fresh as they used to be. When I first arrived in Paris, it seemed that everything I saw begged to be appreciated, mocked, blogged about, or all three. ...

By Tory Hoen on 3/24/09

The Andy Warhol of Sheepherding

What do you get when you take hundreds of sheep, thousands of LED's, and the Andy Warhol of Sheepherding...

By Jason Richards on 3/20/09

Chickpeas and Bowties

Balancing the lip-smacking tartness of lemon with some hot curry spice, this recipe is mellow enough to please the vegetarian and satisfying enough to fill up the carnivore. Admittedly, it's as much about creating a delicious meal as it is about using things in the pantry during lean times. But, fear not, the results are wonderful...

By Nick Schonberger on 3/18/09

I’m an Rule-Breakaholic

Emily Post is a Fulbright teaching assistant living in Hong Kong. She is also Gradspot.com's new Asia correspondent. An old, wise, bearded Chinese man named Mr. Confucius once came up with a simple philosophy...

By on 3/16/09

Brew Your Own Recession Beer

OK, not an actual "recession beer." More like a nice dark porter. For those interested in a little DIY experiment, The Simple Dollar blog has a very helpful walkthrough and cost breakdown of brewing your own beer. ...

By Jason Richards on 3/13/09

"It's Coming Home..."

"...It's coming home, it's coming - Football's coming home!" Coming home? Me?! Oh no, I'm staying here for good (well, for better or worse in these days and times) but the beautiful game keeps it moving. ...

By Tom Wiseman on 3/09/09
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