Within the four walls of a cinema, films transport moviegoers to far off places, both past and present, real or imagined. To take it a step further, use this year's Academy Awards' nominees for Best Picture as a travel guide, experiencing the locations -- characters in their own right -- firsthand.
The Azores is a group of nine islands off the coast of Portugal. Their remote Atlantic location serves as an important stop for over 20 species of whales and dolphins to migrate.
A single payer healthcare system would correct the shortcomings of Obamacare, and save Americans billions of dollars. Instead of Americans soliciting healthcare from private insurers, everyone would have access to healthcare as right of American citizenship, similar to citizens of every other advanced capitalist nations.
In the best traditions of Gdansk School of Mural or Street Art, a competition was announced for the arrangement of the underpass in the city centre. The winner was a mural inspired by the history of our town.
What makes the problem particularly urgent for the world outside of the Balkans is Macedonia's status as a major transit point for hundreds of thousands of refugees from war-torn regions, such as Syria, who are entering the country -- mostly on their way to seek resettlement in Europe.
Research suggests that many young Western Muslims being lured to ISIS often lack a sense of belonging in society, thus understanding how to promote a real sense of belonging is of considerable importance.
As the nation celebrates Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.'s birthday, I'm left to ponder my own existence juxtaposed against his prophetic words on a late August day in 1963.
Two months ago the Slovenian government decided to fence Slovenia off from Croatia using many miles of barbed wire. It was done, supposedly, to protect the sovereignty of the Slovenian territory from the mass inflows of refugees from Croatia.
The beloved book by Antoine de Saint-Exupéry Le Petit Prince -- the whimsical story of how a boy on his planet charmed millions of children and adults alike, with his philosophical thoughts and humanitarian ideas -- is celebrating its 72nd year in print.
When you think of Greece, what springs to mind? Ancient history and culture, therefore ancient cities and sites Azure blue sky and seas with beaches ...
Backstage at the 'Generation Africa' show, photo by Trevor Stuurman...
Tourists from around the world visit northern Thailand to experience the majesty of elephants in their natural environment.
Dagmar Lieblova is Holocaust survivor and the chairperson and cofounder of the Terezin Initiative. Lieblova was 14 years old when she and her family were transported to Auschwitz. Lan Anh Vu sat down with Lieblova to hear more about her survival story: a testament to the resilience and strength of the human spirit.
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Almost every day on Facebook there's some rumor or bizarre "news story" passed on by dozens or hundreds of people and outrage takes over. This mornin...
As a working woman, I can tell you that when I arrive at my workplace I am not a mother, I am a woman who is dedicated to her work. Even if I could, I would never bring my baby to work.