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Maite. NJ. ♉♒ An astrophysicist and a dedicated debater who will one day change the world. I speak English. Yo hablo Español(castellano). Eu falo português. Je parle un peu de français.

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  • les cheveux (hair)
  • le chevaux (horses)
  • les chevilles (ankles)
  • les chevreaux (baby goats)

what’s the deal

screw up my vowels and tell people they have nice, smooth horses. that’s cool.

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Honfleur, France
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Chinese Help


I’m currently learning Chinese (Mandarin) myself. Here’s are two YouTube channels that I recommend that teach Chinese.


This channel educates viewers about the Chinese culture, the current trends in China, and many…



Solar energy that doesn’t block the view

A team of researchers at Michigan State University has developed a new type of solar concentrator that when placed over a window creates solar energy while allowing people to actually see through the window. It is called a transparent luminescent solar concentrator and can be used on buildings, cell phones and any other device that has a clear surface. And, according to Richard Lunt of MSU’s College of Engineering, the key word is “transparent.”

[read more at MSU] [paper] [picture credit: Yimu Zhao]