This is episode 1 of an informative series about Australia. (Thanks Reddit!)
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- Ask a question.
- Make a specific plan.
- Be funny.
From This American Life #559:
Comedian Aziz Ansari has been touring the country collecting people’s text messages from when they first say hi, and ask each other out. Sociologist Eric Klinenberg wanted to study this raw data of the initial approach a man makes to a woman over text. So the two of them did a focus group at a comedy club in New York. Jonathan Menjivar tells what happened. Aziz and Eric co-wrote a book called Modern Romance.
If you need to know what the tides are locally this Android app will be useful. It uses your location to show nearby beaches or stations, and as a bonus tells you when the sun rises and sets!
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