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This Is The Best Place To Go Leaf Peeping

The Huffington Post | Carly Ledbetter | Posted 10.01.2014 | Travel

Armed with our fall foliage predictor and current list of favorite places to see the leaves change, we're adding Hokkaido, Japan to our leaf-peeping b...

Hokkaido: The Largest and One of the Best Buffets in Town!

Jay Weston | Posted 05.24.2014 | Los Angeles
Jay Weston

I am fascinated by this unique restaurant. I know it is not gourmet-quality food, and will appeal to the gourmand in us rather than the gourmet... but there is a moment for that also.

The Japanese Snow Festival You Shouldn't Miss

The Huffington Post | Suzy Strutner | Posted 02.06.2014 | Travel

If you weren't aware, it's ice festival season in Asia. Japan joins the frosty party with the Sapporo Snow Festival, which kicked off yesterday on the...

Live from the Dubai International Film Festival: Thursday, Dec. 12

Marshall Fine | Posted 02.11.2014 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

A film festival is one of the few places where you can take a trip around the world in the course of a day, without ever leaving a mall multiplex. Th...

Screensaver Worthy

Posted 11.25.2013 | Travel

We’re not kidding. Check your Macbook wallpapers. This magical place is found southeast of Biei, a town in Hokkaido, Japan and might just be the ...

"Birthers" Hit a Nerve

Tamar Abrams | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Tamar Abrams

I vote to eliminate this antiquated requirement. Presidents should be chosen for their acumen and not for a word or two on a birth certificate.

The G8 Punts on Climate Change

Walden Bello | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Walden Bello

The G8's endorsement of a 50% reduction in emissions by 2050 is a giant step backward and may have effectively undermined the prospects for an effective global climate strategy for the second commitment period of the Kyoto Protocol.