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Open Data and Poland's Race for Innovation

Pawel Adamowicz | Posted 11.24.2015 | Impact
Pawel Adamowicz

As the mayor of Gdansk I am very proud of the growing attractiveness of Gdansk for investors, however, I also remember how many challenges are still ahead of us. Probably one of the most important of these challenges is fostering innovation -- in Gdansk and in Poland.

Gdansk, Poland: History in One Painting

Jean Newman Glock | Posted 09.08.2015 | Travel
Jean Newman Glock

Gdansk, Poland is a city that many know as the place where shipyard worker Lech Walesa led the strikes and established the Solidarity Union that led to the end of Soviet control of the region.

PAMM Draws International Visitors to Eclectic Exhibits

Magda Abu-Fadil | Posted 06.13.2015 | Arts
Magda Abu-Fadil

Zaatari, a noted photographer, filmmaker and curator, co-founded the Arab Image Foundation in 1997 to locate and preserve his country's -- and the Middle East's -- photographic archives.

Computer App 'Paints' Portrait Of Long-Dead Physicist

AP | Posted 11.27.2012 | Science

WARSAW, Poland -- Scientists in Poland have created a computer portrait of 18th century physicist Daniel Gabriel Fahrenheit using images of his relati...

Polish Union Disses Romney, Stands With American Labor Groups

The Huffington Post | Dave Jamieson | Posted 07.30.2012 | Politics

Presumptive GOP presidential nominee Mitt Romney may have earned an apparent endorsement from former Polish president Lech Walesa on Monday, but no su...

PHOTOS: 5 Free Activities In Gdansk

AP | Posted 07.11.2012 | Travel

GDANSK, Poland -- Gdansk offers a chance for visitors to take in scenes of sea, ships and spires set in a magnificently reconstructed Old Town while c...

Our Guide To The MSC Opera

The Huffington Post | Chris Wessling | Posted 11.20.2011 | Travel

The MSC Opera is a popular floating resort. The waters are crowded with sea-worthy vessels, so to make planning easier, we've done all the prep work f...

Former Polish President And Nobel Laureate Hospitalized

AP | MONIKA SCISLOWSKA | Posted 08.09.2011 | World

WARSAW, Poland — Lech Walesa, the anti-communist dissident who founded Solidarity in Poland, has been hospitalized in his hometown of Gdansk wit...

Africa's Youths United Can Never be Defeated

Alemayehu G. Mariam | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Alemayehu G. Mariam

Mubarak, Irhal! A specter is haunting Africa and the Middle East - the specter of an awesome army of youths on the move, in revolt, marching for free...

Barack Obama, Nobel Laureate; First the Reward, Now the Risk

Mike Hegedus | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Mike Hegedus

Barack Obama won the Nobel Prize because the world outside our own borders hopes, wants, and prays for his success internationally. And that's a good thing, a very good thing.

Obama: The Roger Federer of Politics

Scott Malcomson | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Scott Malcomson

Each man raises the level of play with a cool focus and economy of gesture that make most other players look crude.