After one of the most hectic weeks I’ve experienced at Middlebury that had absolutely nothing to do with classes, and everything to do with The Hunt, it’s nice to get out into the real world and see what’s going on.
SUDAN: 95% of the Sudanese people voted in favor of the referendum to secede and form the world’s 196th country.
ASTROLOGY: When the astrological signs were first determined 3000 years ago, the earth’s relation to the sun and the constellations around it was drastically different than today. Due to this re-alignment, a 13th astrological sign, Ophiuchus, has been discovered.
I LOVE BREAD: This may seem strange, but this is a fascinating 10 minute video in which the process of creating massive quantities of croissants is demonstrated.
GOLDEN GLOBES: Ricky Gervais is hosting the Golden Globes tonight, look over the nominations and place your bets now!
WHERE TO GO: NYTimes.com released their top 41 places to go in 2011 which includes Santiago, Chile in the number one slot, Iceland, Milan, and many more.
And finally, why I think being a film major would be cool: