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French Muslims Struggle To Feel Accepted By Their Country After Charlie Hebdo Attacks

BBC | Shaista Aziz | Posted 03.31.2015 | Religion

Almost two months on from the attacks on the Charlie Hebdo office and the Jewish supermarket in Paris, the "Je Suis Charlie" banners, stickers and gra...

The Mission to Make Drinking Tap Water Easier

Pioneers for Change | Posted 03.26.2015 | Impact
Pioneers for Change

Isn't it time for a fresh approach? Rather than regulate against fountains, perhaps Local Government should plan for fountains by publishing a list of pre-approved locations and fountain specifications.

Free Devices Will Help 1 Million U.K. Students Learn To Code

The Huffington Post | Cameron Keady | Posted 03.16.2015 | Good News

Coding is the door to the digital future, and kids are holding the key. On Thursday, the BBC launched a major initiative called Make it Digital th...

Global Warming or Climate Chaos: What's in a Name?

Dave Pruett | Posted 03.05.2015 | Green
Dave Pruett

Reports stream in daily: from multiple disciplines, organizations, and regions of the world. Human activities -- primarily the burning of fossil fuels -- have destabilized the climate, and the trends are all in the wrong direction.

How Energy Industry Benefited From Keystone XL Veto

Kevin Price | Posted 03.05.2015 | Business
Kevin Price

With the announcement that Obama vetoed the Keystone Pipeline XL, there was a great deal of moaning in the energy industry. However, when you look at the simple economics, it is obvious there was also a collective sigh of relief.

'Downton Abbey' Creator: 'People Pray for My Characters'

Alain Elkann | Posted 03.04.2015 | World
Alain Elkann

I think we are trying to create a world in itself, a kind of universe. We want people to become involved with that world, and they do it in their relationships with these fictional characters. And sometimes their relationship can be surprisingly powerful, almost alarming. People pray for my characters.

How Well Do Ed Sheeran And Taylor Swift Really Know Each Other?

The Huffington Post | Leigh Weingus | Posted 02.27.2015 | Teen

It's no secret that pop sensations Taylor Swift and Ed Sheeran are good friends, but this week their knowledge of each other was put to the test. ...

Social Media, Ethics and Awards

Magda Abu-Fadil | Posted 02.26.2015 | Media
Magda Abu-Fadil

We need more such incentives to prompt journalists, bloggers and others to couple journalistic prowess with self-regulated ethics in a bid to avoid the force-feeding of often outdated or unfair laws.

Radio Saved My Life

Holly Robinson | Posted 02.17.2015 | Technology
Holly Robinson

Whether we want news or music, we can program our smart devices to deliver exactly what we want, when we want to hear it. Yet, somehow the allure of the portable transistor radio endures for me, perhaps because it's one of the few things in my life that is still simple.

Overlooked and Underappreciated: The Dark Wonders of the British Series Peep Show

Ahmad Khan | Posted 04.12.2015 | Entertainment
Ahmad Khan

Given the show's decade-plus run is coming to an end later this year, and given the borderline offensive mediocrity that makes up most of television these days anyway, it's worth a watch. Though based on a deceivingly simple premise, what makes the show so unique is that it's shot via a first-person perspective.

Je Suis Nigeria

Michael Shammas | Posted 03.18.2015 | World
Michael Shammas

American media should not pretend as if nothing is happening as Nigeria continues to battle the ignorant cancer calling itself Boko Haram. Nigeria's struggle with radicalism is at least as newsworthy as our own.

Invidious Comparisons: Asymmetric Massacres in France and Nigeria

David Tereshchuk | Posted 03.17.2015 | Media
David Tereshchuk

A remarkably packed media week certainly flowed from the massacre at France's Charlie Hebdo magazine and the hostage killings at the Porte de Vincennes HyperCacher kosher food store.

Your Favorite BBC Titles May Be Leaving Netflix

The Huffington Post | Lily Karlin | Posted 01.17.2015 | Entertainment

UPDATE: A rep for Netflix reached out to HuffPost Entertainment to clarify what BBC titles will be leaving the site come February. The following t...

Shanghai Has a Sherlock Holmes Theme Cafe (PHOTOS)

La Carmina | Posted 03.08.2015 | Travel
La Carmina

Who would have guessed that Benedict was big in China? 221B Baker Street has been packed with locals ever since it opened in July 2013. The cafe is designed to look like Holmes and Watson's shared flat.

BBC Correspondent Accidentally Gets Super High During Report

The Huffington Post | Jackson Connor | Posted 12.23.2014 | Media

Covering Afghanistan is often serious business. So why then is BBC Middle East correspondent Quentin Sommerville giggling uncontrollably while reporti...

'Orphan Black' Sets Return Date, Debuts New Teaser | Posted 12.18.2014 | Entertainment

The clones are coming back. BBC America has set a return date for '"Orphan Black" and released a teaser in which the clones (including boy ones) dec...

So Downton Abbey: Gorgeous English Manors and Estates

Oyster | Posted 02.01.2015 | Travel

we can't go back in time, but we can try to emulate the Downton Abbey vibe by visiting England's most stunning hotels -- housed in the former manors and estates of the country's elite.

First 'Sherlock' Photo From New Special | Posted 11.25.2014 | Entertainment

Benedict Cumberbatch in a top hat. Go forth, Internet. Here’s the first promo image for the "Sherlock" one-off special. BBC released the above look ...

New Turkey, Old Rules

Alparslan Akkuş | Posted 01.14.2015 | Media
Alparslan Akkuş

It is not a secret that the Turkish government suppresses the media, but the tools they invent to punish the free press are pushing boundaries.

Beirut Seminar Targets Arab Media Hate Speech

Magda Abu-Fadil | Posted 01.15.2015 | Media
Magda Abu-Fadil

The seminar that included participants from Syria, Yemen, Qatar, Jordan, Morocco, Tunisia, Iraq, Algeria and Turkey ended with an eight-point statement to combat hate speech and promote actions to further ethics, good governance and self-regulation.

Joe Satran

The UK's Most Popular TV Show Is ... A Baking Competition? | Joe Satran | Posted 11.14.2014 | Taste

It's as heartwarming and comforting as a batch of cookies baked by your grandmother.

Here's The Teaser For The 'Doctor Who' Christmas Special | Posted 11.10.2014 | Entertainment

Christmas is supposed to be a time of peace on earth and goodwill to all men. Unless you’re  a certain TARDIS-dwelling Time Lord, in which case the...

Irina Dvalidze

Well, That Was SUPER Depressing. | Irina Dvalidze | Posted 11.10.2014 | Entertainment

SPOILER ALERT: Don't read ahead if you haven't watched Doctor Who series 8, episode 12: Death in Heaven After last week's disappointingly shocking ...

(VIDEO) Wall Street Journal & BBC News Using TouchCast Interactive Video

Andy Plesser | Posted 01.06.2015 | Technology
Andy Plesser

TouchCast, the interactive video platform co-founded by former TechCrunch editor Erick Schonfeld, has been gaining traction in use by the BBC. Now it ...

Irina Dvalidze

That Was Disappointingly Obvious... | Irina Dvalidze | Posted 11.03.2014 | Entertainment

SPOILER ALERT: Don't read ahead if you haven't watched Doctor Who series 8, episode 11: Dark Water With all the shade I've thrown at Steven Moffat ...