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Why a Kickstarter Campaign is a Lot Like Hitchhiking

For those readers who are unaware, Kathleen and I are nearly two weeks deep in a thirty day Kickstarter campaign to fund the final stages of research on Neighborhood Book Exchanges—namely to analyze and write up our findings into a freely accessible report.   2,356 more words


The First Hitch

The first time was exhilarating, naughty, forbidden even. My couchsurfing host Ryan and I looked up despairingly at the long forest road that wound up to Geumsan, the looming mountain of Namhae Island, South Korea, and we began to walk slowly. 456 more words


Coast to coast

One hundred and sixty-five days since leaving Ushuaia, we arrived yesterday at the Caribbean coast. It felt good, particularly after a long week on the road. 267 more words

Sunday Discussion: A Robot Hitchhiked Across Canada

Did you know that a robot just hitchhiked across the country of Canada?  This Summer, HitchBOT hitchhiked from Nova Scotia to British Canada.  HitchBOT was conceived in Port Credit, Ontario by Dr. 381 more words

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A bit of Balkans

Few weeks ago I went with my friends to the Balkans. First we visited Belgrade – nothing interesting except for lot of homeless people and dogs, trash and zoophilic statues: 378 more words


Riding with an ex-convict

Last weekend I was stranded in Des Moines, Iowa. I was on my way to visit friends out at Grinnell College and I was having no success with rides.  415 more words

To Light the Darkness

It snowed last night here in Denali, Alaska. Only on the peaks of the mountains, but still, it is cold. Really cold. And really dark. Where we live and where we work are about a mile apart along the only major road that runs through this part of the state. 503 more words