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Posts Tagged “knowledge”

Laoshu – Foreign Language Roadrunning

Posted on March 6th, 2021 by Hitstun

Yesterday, we lost a local legend. Moses “Laoshu” McCormick was a giant among polyglots, having developed his own Foreign Language Roadrunning method to practice and speak dozens of languages. He recently became internet famous for finding foreigners and surprising them with conversations in their native languages. I’m fortunate to have met Moses and Marcell at […]

Common MythConceptions

Posted on October 27th, 2015 by Hitstun

Information is Beautiful is here to tell you you’re wrong. This infographic goes over dozens of common misconceptions in an easy-to-read color-coded format. Read it; you might learn something! Source: Information is Beautiful via several Tumblr users via Kuroutsubasa; infographic sources Wikipedia

“Weird Al” Yankovic – Word Crimes

Posted on May 9th, 2015 by Hitstun

“Weird Al” Yankovic is fed up with your misspelled and misused words. It’s not that hard, people. Even on phones, keyboards like Swype make it easy enough to use proper spelling, grammar, and punctuation. There’s plenty of red pen in this video, but this is the first time since high school that I’ve seen a […]