Posts Tagged: Mongolia

Ten Minutes of Motherhood: A Conversation with Ariel Levy

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Ariel Levy on The Rules Do Not Apply, the illusion of control, and language’s inability to express grief.

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The Camel Library

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We’ve seen libraries on bicycles. We’ve seen libraries on boats. But what about a library on a camel? Its been happening for two decades in Mongolia. Dashdondog Jamba has traveled more than 50,000 miles over the years crossing the Gobi desert. Jamba also writes children’s books.

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Medieval Mongolia’s Undefeated Wrestling Princess

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Genghis Khan had a great-granddaughter named Khutulun (the cousin of Kublai Khan), and it sounds like she was a total badass: As she grew older, she joined the public competitions and acquired great fame as the wrestler whom no man could throw. She became ever richer by winning horses from defeated opponents, and eventually her […]

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