Myles Karp

Myles Karp is a freelance journalist based in Costa Rica. He writes about topics ranging from exotic fruit to forgotten episodes in Latin American history.

Latest articles

Why There Are 25 Clock Emojis but No Dosas or Samosas

A decade since the launch of the first set of 722 standardized emojis, people are still petitioning for better representation of the very cultural objects that they hold dear.

Myles Karp

October 27, 2021

Why There Are 25 Clock Emojis but No Dosas or Samosas

How Pakistani Mangoes Became Maoist Propaganda

The regifting of a fruit sparked a political frenzy in a country where they were little-known.

Myles Karp

March 08, 2021

How Pakistani Mangoes Became Maoist Propaganda

How Fake Cinnamon Came to Rule the World

Even though empires fought wars to acquire the spice, few today have actually ever eaten the real thing.

Myles Karp

August 10, 2020

How Fake Cinnamon Came to Rule the World
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