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How To Say 'Cheers' In 20 Languages

The Huffington Post | Nile Cappello | Posted 08.23.2013 | Taste

The toast heard round the world.

Diverse Conversations: Issues and Trends in International Higher Education Financing

Matthew Lynch, Ed.D. | Posted 10.22.2013 | Impact
Matthew Lynch, Ed.D.

Over the last decade, there has been a worldwide shift of the burden of higher education costs from governments and taxpayers to parents and students. This is much to the chagrin of parents of course.

Carnival Crew Melting Pots: Mexicans, South Africans not "us"

Michael Sean Comerford | Posted 10.10.2013 | Travel
Michael Sean Comerford

Carnivals are melting pots of ethnicity, with Mexicans and South Africans leading the way. The globalization of world's labor force hasn't left out carnivals.

Do As We Say, Not As We Do: The Haitian Cholera Epidemic and the Moral Legitimacy of the United Nations

Beatrice Lindstrom | Posted 10.19.2013 | World
Beatrice Lindstrom

Cholera, a water-borne disease that can kill in a matter of hours, was introduced into Haiti via untreated human waste that leaked from a UN peacekeeping base into the river that serves as the water source for tens of thousands of Haitians.

The Little League World Series: The World (Really) Is Watching

Andrew Benkovic | Posted 10.12.2013 | Sports
Andrew Benkovic

What makes the LLWS so great is the sportsmanship that is displayed by the players, coaches and spectators. With the current state of the Major League Baseball and some other sports, it is interesting to see the way these "kids" act compared to some of their idols.

School Librarian Spends 13 Years in Africa to Advance Reading

Patrick Plonski | Posted 10.09.2013 | Impact
Patrick Plonski

Pam calls herself the "Botswana Book Farmer," who seeds the country with books. "I used drive the books around to the villages and deliver them. Now they come to the capital of Gaborone -- 30,000 books -- and they are gone in five days."

Science Mag's 'Once and Future Climate Change' Coverage

Bill Chameides | Posted 10.09.2013 | Green
Bill Chameides

"Is the climate changing?" is not the big climate question one of the world's most respected scientific journals is seeking to address. Instead, the question they attempt to address is: What does climate change mean for us, for our ecosystems, for the globe?

AGENDA: Key Snaps From The LBC!

Marlon Regis | Posted 09.29.2013 | Style
Marlon Regis

ts expansiveness, acute organization and the enthusiasm from the buyers, booth & brand reps and all those invited to attend, was nothing short of overwhelming.

Protesters Focus On Peru's Political Establishment

William Lee | Posted 10.02.2013 | World
William Lee

Rather than being focused on local issues, such as the impact of large-scale mining, the protests have expressed a broad frustration with Peru's political establishment. In this way, they mirror recent protests in Brazil.

Foods Worth Traveling for

The Daily Meal | Posted 07.25.2013 | Taste
The Daily Meal

Even if we don't always remember the history behind the Colosseum or who built Machu Picchu, we always remember the food.

Swing Into Harlem's Boutique Scene

Shoptiques | Posted 09.25.2013 | Style
Shoptiques

Upon entering Swing, you become overwhelmed by the eclectic and gorgeous decor, clothing, smells and the contagious smile of Swing's owner, Helena Greene. Swing is a high-end concept shop in the heart of Harlem, housing up-and-coming, high-end designers from around the world.

U.S. Business Cannot Ignore the Importance of the New Economy

John M. Eger | Posted 09.23.2013 | Business
John M. Eger

According to a survey released last week by Pew Charitable Trusts, China either has replaced or eventually will oust the U.S. as the world's top super...

Unique McDonald's Meals From Around the World

The Daily Meal | Posted 07.22.2013 | Taste
The Daily Meal

Maharaja Mac anyone? How about a McBean?

What India's Sex Workers Want: Power, Not Rescue

Michelle Chen | Posted 09.20.2013 | World
Michelle Chen

Anu Mokal wasn't breaking the law when she was out walking with her friend last year, yet to the police, her very existence was criminal. As a sex wo...

Commas, Periods, and Quotation Marks

William B. Bradshaw | Posted 09.18.2013 | Books
William B. Bradshaw

If you follow these three rules, you will always be correct when using quotation marks with other forms of punctuation.

Ten Common Myths About Translation Quality

Nataly Kelly | Posted 09.17.2013 | Business
Nataly Kelly

The world of translation can be a confusing place, especially if you're the one doing the buying on behalf of your company.

World Bank to Stop Funding Coal Projects

Jake Schmidt | Posted 09.17.2013 | Green
Jake Schmidt

The World Bank Group has just agreed to stop funding coal projects. This is welcome news as the World Bank Group has funded almost $6 billion in coal projects over the past five years.

US Surveillance Unsettles Civilians More Than States

Sarabrynn Hudgins | Posted 09.16.2013 | World
Sarabrynn Hudgins

Allegations of American decline persist despite the United States' command of the world's largest economy and strongest military. It is in global esteem that the US is lagging, and where the international implications of US mass surveillance could do long-lasting harm.

Mobile Advertising Nearly Doubles Worldwide, Reaching $8.9 Billion

Nataly Kelly | Posted 09.16.2013 | Business
Nataly Kelly

While it's true that many companies work with local creative agencies to develop targeted advertising that is unique to each market, campaigns that are launched globally with a cohesive central theme are not uncommon.

Cultural Beliefs and Global Marketing by the Numbers

Nataly Kelly | Posted 09.09.2013 | Business
Nataly Kelly

Companies that sell their products and services internationally often underestimate the importance of being familiar with the target culture. More oft...

More Americans Want Government Out of International Affairs

Christopher McKnight Nichols | Posted 09.07.2013 | Politics
Christopher McKnight Nichols

The number of Americans wanting their government to stay out of international affairs is higher than it has been since the Vietnam War, according to a new analysis.

The Meaning of Gettysburg Beyond our Borders

Salvador Litvak | Posted 09.02.2013 | Politics
Salvador Litvak

Because it was an American battle fought within an American war, most people believe the outcome was of little interest beyond our borders. In truth, however, Gettysburg had tremendous international impact then, and it continues to do so today.

Facilitating International Climate Action through President Obama's Climate Action Plan

Jake Schmidt | Posted 08.27.2013 | Green
Jake Schmidt

In unveiling the U.S. National Climate Action Plan, President Obama signaled two important things that will help international efforts to address climate change -- he signaled that the U.S will act at home to reduce its pollution and it will take steps to help secure strong international action.

International Aging: It's Not What You Think

John Feather, PhD | Posted 08.24.2013 | Fifty
John Feather, PhD

Although most of us know that the world is aging, the stereotype persists that aging is somehow fundamentally different in the developed, wealthier world.

Building the Largest Free Trade Zone in the World

João Vale de Almeida | Posted 08.17.2013 | World
João Vale de Almeida

If EU and the U.S. can show that we want to open markets and resist protectionism even in this moment of crisis, it will send a powerful signal to the rest of the world about the continuing strength of the international economic order.