Microkhan by Brendan I. Koerner

Entries Tagged as 'The Netherlands'

Turning the Corner

July 1st, 2011 · 1 Comment

A million things to do before the long weekend kicks in, starting with a journey back to Harlem to snake a drain. (No, this isn’t a euphemism.) Hope y’all have something special planned for the holiday, and see you back here next week. If you have a spare moment before then, though, I highly recommend […]


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Goliath Cometh

July 12th, 2010 · 8 Comments

We encourage you to click on the photo above to get a better sense of the Christophe Colomb‘s truly gargantuan size. The recently christened cargo ship is one of the world’s largest, capable of carrying over 13,300 containers of goods. That’s more than six times the size of most container ships, which typically top out […]


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Against Ivan Barleycorn

January 21st, 2010 · Comments Off on Against Ivan Barleycorn

More than we might care to admit, cultures are defined by their attitudes toward alcohol consumption. And so it makes sense that amateur anthropologists can learn a lot by paying attention not only to consumption habits, but to the psychological tactics that societies use to scare folks away from Demon Rum. Those tactics are on […]


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