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Looking For God On Vacation

Looking For God On Vacation

Shammi Paranjape   07.31.2015
Three weeks into my vacation abroad I realized something was missing -- 'God'! Coming from a country like India, where the Divine accosts...
The Urban Arts Scene in Kosice

The Urban Arts Scene in Kosice

Michael Schuermann  07.31.2015
Kosice, the second largest city of Slovakia, has come up with a bright and brilliant solution to spruce up a nondescript residential district....
31 Things White People Should Culturally Appropriate

31 Things White People Should Culturally Appropriate

Terrence Chappell  07.31.2015
Appropriators are doing themselves a great disservice if they think the Black experience is just limited to hairstyles and hip-hop. I decided...
Your Guide to the Maine Accent

Your Guide to the Maine Accent

Down East Magazine  07.30.2015
Nancy Hopkins-Davisson never really heard herself until she heard herself on television. The year was 1975, and Nancy -- then just Hopkins,...
Present and Correct?

Present and Correct?

Hannah Lamarque  07.29.2015
Spending our lives looking to the next generation's future is certainly a responsible and logical way in which to pass our time. It's just...
The Courage to Change

The Courage to Change

David Shechtman  07.29.2015
Stepping into change requires a reconciliation between the old and the new. Nobody, no matter what the circumstance, completely transforms...
More Than Beef Noodle Soup and Taipei 101: Unexpected Surprises of Life in Taiwan

More Than Beef Noodle Soup and Taipei 101: Unexpected Surprises of Life in Taiwan

Marjorie Freimuth  07.28.2015
Instead of describing the culinary wonders of beef noodle soup and mango shaved ice, or "must-see's" such as Taipei 101, Jiufen, and night...
There Is No Such Thing As a 'Real Man' @huffpostblog

There Is No Such Thing As a 'Real Man' @huffpostblog

Jeffrey Platts  07.28.2015
The only thing I care about is: Are you embracing and expressing the unique flavor of your own masculinity? That's the real question.
The Greek Komboloi: Through Generations and Even a Debt Crisis Too

The Greek Komboloi: Through Generations and Even a Debt Crisis Too

Effie Xistris  07.28.2015
If you look closely enough from the street corners in Athens and Salonika to the tavernas on the Greek islands' horia, you will certainly...
What Novels Teach Us About Life

What Novels Teach Us About Life

Omer Aziz  07.24.2015
The irony of novels is that they are dressed-up lies with one crucial caveat: Unlike most lies, novels attempt to reach some fundamental...

Shakespeare Wild and Free

Philip David Morton  07.24.2015
Romeo and Juliet is the most famous love story every told. How do you make that new? To take material so well known and keep it fresh...

Creativity in the Smart City Is What Makes a City Really Smart

John M. Eger  07.24.2015
As we move into a new economy that values creativity and innovation, we need to reinvent our schools and our communities, where our young...
Artists' Life Lessons

Artists' Life Lessons

Hannah Lamarque  07.23.2015
The saying goes that art is not for everyone. Or something. There is a lot of myth surrounding the elusive idea of what "art" is and somewhere,...

Eye of the Elephant -- Part II

Jim Finkelstein  07.22.2015
Culture is the talk of your organization and how people within your organization walk said talk. It goes beyond the stated mission, vision...