The Grumpy Giraffe

Critiques on social and education issues

Disney Warrior Princesses: sexy or die

Mike Roshuk is an artist that composed these pieces with real women as models. I’m utterly appalled and disgusted by the execution of the concept. The artwork is fantastic, but let’s remember that … Continue reading

June 13, 2013 · 7 Comments

Omg, wait, that was like, soooo awkward!

This is the epitome of prescriptivism. Language is always evolving. Yeah, it’s annoying to hear people drop the words “like”, “wait”, “omg/Oh my God”, “awkward”, and “literally” in situations that … Continue reading

June 6, 2013 · 10 Comments

Teen engraves presence on Egyptian temple: “I was here!”

“Respect people and property” has been a rule ingrained into my skull since kindergarten in Hong Kong. I had stepped out of line once (literally) when we were lining up … Continue reading

May 30, 2013 · 4 Comments

Augmented Reality: Replacing future field trips?

There is one aspect in school that can incite polar-opposite reactions from teachers and students: field trips. For students, field trips are probably the best part of their school year: … Continue reading

May 23, 2013 · 1 Comment

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