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Gentle Giants and Their Silent Call: Hope, the Whale

By Monica Tarca

I find it quite hard to make an introduction about blue whales and whale conservation for this short article without getting too emotional. Writing about Hope, the gigantic blue whale skeleton from the Natural History Museum in London felt like a mandatory mission after my visit....

Tips and Tricks to Study Korean by Yourself By Ruxandra Tarca

With all the recent buzz for dramas and k-pop, the wish to study Korean has almost become a natural impulse....

Cosplay Fang Clubs – Tales of Vampirism Told in Style By Monica Tarca

Humankind likes to be scared. In all stages of our history, threatening representations of the abnormal inspired rituals, myths, ceremonies, horror stories and a vast imagery capable to intimidate the established mechanism of societies and individuals....

Life With An Akita Inu Interview with Akita Inu owner Jo Jacote

Gracious, courageous, dominant and highly devoted to his owner, the Akita Inu has rightfully gained its reputation as a national treasure of Japan. ...

Bosozoku, The Myth of a Subculture By Ruxandra Tarca

Perhaps one of the most intriguing branches of the Japanese subculture is Bosozoku, widely known as biker-gangs with violent behavior, who disregard traffic and any other imposed rules....

Designer Toys And Their Magnificent Phylogeny By Monica Tarca

In today’s toyscene, urban designer toys are the seductive young rebels, a photogenic wonder and an aesthetic thrill, unlike most everyday mind-numbing toys....