Why now is the best time to travel the world

Five Reasons Why There’s Never Been a Better Time Than Now to Travel the World.
Matthew Scott, expeditionportal.com

If read­ing about the glo­ri­ous expe­di­tions of yes­ter­year such as the famous Oxford and Cam­bridge Far East­ern Expe­di­tion has you yearn­ing for a seri­ous over­land trip, don’t worry, it’s act …

Humanity’s deep future

Ross Andersen, aeonmagazine.com

Sometimes, when you dig into the Earth, past its surface and into the crustal layers, omens appear. In 1676, Oxford professor Robert Plot was putting the final touches on his masterwork, The Natural History of Oxfordshire, when he received a stran…

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Engineering language is the key to branding across culture

Need Branding That Transcends Cultures? Invent Your Own Language
By Kelsey Campbell-Dollaghan, fastcodesign.com

A thoughtful identity gives a multinational disease research network a new way to communicate.

Oxford Uni­ver­si­ty’s Clin­i­cal Research Unit is an 11-year-old net­work of groups that coop­er­ate to track and pre­vent infec­tious dis­eases, fro…


Ninjawords – a really fast dictionary

ninjawords (Photo credit: Tararam)

Ninjawords – a really fast dictionary.

Sometimes you need to know the meaning of a word, and you need to know it two-tenths of a second faster than any other dictionary site can get it to you. And that’s why Ninjawords is there. Like a ninja, it is smart, fast, and accurate.