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Amin Abdollahzadeh
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Dan Winters Proof that good things don’t always come in nice packages can be found by taking the fast train from Beijing to Tianjin and then driving to the coast. Tianjin, China’s third-biggest city, originated as Beijing’s port on the ...
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Occasionally snappish needler of over earnest, peer huddling group-thinkers: I will piss on your sacred cow.

When not telling people how wrong they are, I'm interested in science, engineering and technology. I will reluctantly admit an interest in photography, design/architecture as long as it's clear that this comes with a degree of mistrust for people who call themselves photographers, designers/architects.

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I went to school in Los Angles for a few months. It was weird.
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