I picked up a book called '1000 places to visit before you die' today and discovered one of my recent trips had made the cut, specifically my excursion down the Amazon River.
Today, the Earth got a little hotter, and a little more crowded. OO A "Cheesy Love Story" : The Fun Ad Doritos Doesn't Want You to See...
I am among those economists who have argued that expansive fiscal policy has been missing as a lever to support recovery in advanced economies, especially in the Eurozone. At the same time, I have cast doubts on recent attempts of using it to prop up growth in some emerging markets.
It is inconvenient, if not outright annoying, that most analysts who follow Brazil closely tend to see through the lenses of over-optimism or excess pessimism.
Brazil's is an unusually closed economy as measured by trade penetration, with exports plus imports equal to just 27.6 percent of GDP in 2013. Brazil's large size is often used to explain its relative lack of openness. But this argument does not stand up to scrutiny.
"The school was a mess - low graduation rates, gang violence bleeding into it from a neighborhood now often a battleground, and a faculty close to the...
At 50, I was finally able to admit to myself that I was a lesbian. I have been married for over 25 years and have a daughter, 15. My marriage has been a martyrdom, as I have no desire.
Long gone are the days where women were merely background accessories to rap videos. "Women can handle rap too, we're standing up for women's power."
In the end, my husband and I aren't white. Our child is the perfection combination of the two of us. Our son is black.
As any good doctor or engineer will tell you, we do have to talk about problems as the first step to finding solutions. Still, most of the news we hear seems to dwell on the bad. So was there any good news in 2014?
Today, the Earth got a little hotter, and a little more crowded. @@ Why the US China Climate Deal Is Real - because their rapid development of fo...
If Brazil is to make a dent in Africa, it needs to get ahead of the curve. Future economic and demographic projections indicate that African investment opportunities are changing. Foreign policy experts and investors should take note, and plan accordingly.
It is common to complain about the constraints in our lives: too little time, not enough money, too small of a network, barely enough resources. Certainly, some of these constraints do hold us back. However, there is also a positive side.
Buena Vista Images via Getty Images With our ever-expanding bucket lists, it's sometimes easy to lose sight of the essentials. Well, we've gone t...
Here are nine reasons that your New Years Resolution should be to learn a foreign language, the first is that it's not as hard as you think.
This past year has been eventful in New York City retail, from market newcomers to high-tech stores to welcome announcements of what's to come. And of course, my last column of 2014 is the perfect time to discuss my favorite new stores of the year. Let me know what you think!