Things I Learned this Week

Among the things I learned this week:
* What it’s like to survive the Ring Cycle. (Courtesy: The Met)

* Horse events continue to be fun. (Courtesy: Virginia Gold Cup)

* The history, evolution, and nuances involved in DPRK portraiture. (Courtesy: AsiaTimes)

* DPRK is joining the Paralympics. (Courtesy: Yonhap)

* Sri Lanka has tons of cool historic markers: oldest continuously documented tree, first female ruler in Asia, first dedicated hospital, and the oldest democracy in South Asia. (Courtesy: Wikipedia)