20 Awesomely Untranslatable Words from Around the World

Know what Toska means?  How about Jayus?  Jason White wrote an article about ’20 awesomely untranslatable worlds from around the world for Matador Abroad. Toska and jayus are two of 20 untranslatable (or at least tough to translate) words from other languages. Toska is a Russian word meaning “great spiritual anguish, often without any specific […]


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How you get kids to wash their hands can tell you a lot about effecting change

Washing hands prevents sickness, prevents spreading disease.  Washing your hands properly can reduce your chances of death, yes death, by up to 35%. Nothing new there. Smoking kills.  The World Health Organization says that 4.2 million people died prematurely in 2000 from smoking.  Smoking stinks, it’s expensive and (as a non-smoker I can only imagine) […]


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