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Anticipated foreign coldness in a weird place: Our Russian honeymoon

The hardest part was walking through campus (we both teach) and listening to our students talk about going to Jamaica and Cancun while we were scrambling to find a winter coat for my husband. The week before we started to regret our decision, thinking of tropic locales while anticipating 2.5-4 feet of snow (in Moscow and St. Petersburg respectively). But it was amazing.

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11 fin-tastic fashion pieces inspired by sharks

Since that guy I married was attacked by a shark, we are constantly being sent shark-related products with messages like "thought of you," or "have you seen this!?" And the answer is always "Yes!" I have seen all the shark things. So let me share with you some of my favorites when it comes to fashion…

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The Shark Attackiversary: We use a brush with death as an excuse to throw a yearly party

In 2007 that guy I married was attacked by a tiger shark and survived! So every year, on the date of said attack, we throw Aaron a "Shark Attackiversary" party. It's much like a birthday party, except we celebrate the day Aaron didn't die instead of the day he was born. Since then I've really fallen in love with the idea of throwing a party that celebrates a traumatic life experience that you've overcome.

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Gifts for every geeky girl and boy

Do you have a geek in your life that you need prezzies for? You're in luck! Geeks are easy to shop for because we're total geeks and get excited over the most ridiculous shit. But if you're still struggling to find that perfect geeky gift, no worries I GOT YOU! Here's Megan's guide to gifts for geeky girls and boys alike.