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Egyptian Activist Wael Ghonim Describes His Time in Prison Following the 2011 Protests

Quora | Posted 04.07.2016 | World

What was it like being in the Egyptian jail? What happened during those days? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compe...

The WorldPost Celebrates Its First Anniversary

Arianna Huffington | Posted 03.29.2015 | World
Arianna Huffington

A year after the launch of The WorldPost, the hunger for an expanded global conversation is stronger than ever. Wherever we are in the world, we're living in a golden age of engagement for news consumers. And as the media landscape has evolved, The WorldPost has evolved along with it, while staying true to our DNA of combining the best of traditional journalism with the best of an open media and new technologies.

Dog Almost Knocks Weather Anchor Over During Morning Broadcast

The Huffington Post | Cate Matthews | Posted 10.22.2014 | Media

Edmonton, Canada weatherman Mike Sobel wanted to get on with the day's forecast this past Wednesday, but Ripple the dog just wasn't having it. ...

Weekend Roundup

Nathan Gardels | Posted 04.30.2014 | World
Nathan Gardels

2014-02-15-weekendroundup2.jpg This week, The WorldPost focused on media issues. Pierre Omidyar, founder of eBay and president of First Look Media, calls social media one of the great leaps of human civilization, connecting people across cultural differences as never before and enabling networks of individuals to challenge power. British philosopher Alain de Botton argues that the minute by minute avalanche of news fragments need to be put into context in order to be meaningful and, when done properly, can actually prove interesting to the reader. (continued)

Weekend Roundup

Nathan Gardels | Posted 04.24.2014 | World
Nathan Gardels

2014-02-15-weekendroundup2.jpg As the dramatic events unfolded over the past week in Ukraine, The WorldPost published a passionate speech given by French philosopher Bernard-Henri Levy to protesters in Kiev's Independence Square. At a time when citizens from Spain to Italy to Germany are doubting the very project of European unity, Levy told the crowd: "You have a dream that unites you. Your dream is Europe. Not the Europe of accountants, but the Europe of values. Not the Europe of bureaucrats, but that of the spirit." (continued)

Weekend Roundup

Nathan Gardels | Posted 04.02.2014 | World
Nathan Gardels

2014-02-01-worldpostlaunchimagewholegroup3131.jpg The WorldPost got off to a running start with our launch high in the Alps last week in Davos, Switzerland. Our content in these early days has been true to our aspiration to create a site where the whole world can meet -- connecting the dots and connecting the world -- not looking out with a national perspective, but looking around with a global view.

India's Millennial Entrepreneur Wants to Call Philly Home

Christopher Norris | Posted 01.23.2014 | Impact
Christopher Norris

He didn't know what the word entrepreneur was, but that didn't stop him from starting his own puppet show business in sixth grade and grossing a .50 cent profit, which he divided amongst his friends to buy chocolates.

Bill O'Reilly's View Is Full of It...

Gotham Chopra | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Gotham Chopra

By Mr. O'Reilly's logic, Christians shouldn't be allowed to build churches in Oklahoma City because Tim McVeigh was, after all, Christian and killed 168 people there. Wait, what?

My Dad is in the NYTIMES! Oh #$%^!

Gotham Chopra | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Gotham Chopra

A little over a week ago, we got word that the NYTIMES wanted to interview my father in part on his upcoming fiction book on Muhammed, A Story of the ...

My Response to Greg Gutfeld's Response to My Response

Gotham Chopra | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Gotham Chopra

Enjoy the latest from Greg Gutfeld, a commentator on Fox News who went footloose a few days ago on my dad and the Chopra Center.

Childhood Christmas Wonder Reborn in a Place You'd Never Guess (Hint: They're Too Big to Fail, Too)

Yvonne R. Davis | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Yvonne R. Davis

I experienced the rebirth of the hope, excitement and magic of this holiday -- and of all places, where it came together for this resurrection was at the Wafi Mall in Dubai.