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Land of the barbarian’s sword

Hello America, My name is Olavi and I’m from Finland. I’m staying in the USA until October, travelling around the country and learning about the society. It’s easy for me to be open-minded, because I already have a good feeling about you guys. That is because of one...

The hunt returns to wolf country

Gerald Tyler lives up at Ely, northern Minnesota, a town of about 3,500 people just shy of the Canadian border. It’s wilderness country, canoe country, and, most controversially, wolf country.Tyler is a retired property developer who put himself through law school,...

The lost wallet

A few years ago, when I came to America for the first time, I went on a driving holiday with my then girlfriend.  We went for a couple of days – New York City to Connecticut. It  was short trip to look at the autumn leaves. On the way back we pulled in...

Daybreakers – the Minnesotean Vampire Lifestyle

 Vampires grew to be the majority of the world populace in a movie called “Daybreakers” (2009). They were not hunted down anymore, but instead grew accustomed to living a normal “human” life, with the important difference, that they...

Getting to know each other

The first fellow I’ve met after disembarking in United States was Neha Dixit, from India. For the very first time I’ve put my eyes on her I knew we would get along. And it was not because she has tried to be nice or she has made me laugh with some stupid joke – the...