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What I've Realized As an American Muslim Living in the Midwest

Rawan AbuShaban | Posted 01.22.2017 | Religion
Rawan AbuShaban

Living in the Midwest, I realize that the humanity of Muslims is best displayed just by being there. Better than an image of a random person, you witness me.

3 Ways Smart Business Women Get and Stay Inspired

Beth Hand | Posted 01.19.2017 | Women
Beth Hand

It is vital that women leaders and entrepreneurs find ways to get and stay inspired. You need them so that you can thrive as you overcome difficulties, leverage opportunities and everything in between. Here are three ways that can help you get and stay inspired while making your unique contribution to the world.

Maybe If We Stop Talking About ISIS, They'd Just Go Away

Karam Singh Sethi | Posted 01.14.2017 | World
Karam Singh Sethi

Terrorist organizations need attention and public validation to survive. They don't have the resources or numbers to have any real affect on major world powers, like the U.S., so they try and tap into the hearts and minds of individuals around the world.

The History of Duolingo

Quora | Posted 01.13.2017 | Business

These Questions originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights. ...

The Globalization of Time: The Anatomy of the Time-Warp in International Business

O'Brien Browne | Posted 01.07.2017 | Business
O'Brien Browne

Time is as richly complex as culture itself. For task-oriented people, such as the Swiss, time might be seen as linear -- rigid, plannable, organized into blocks, systematic.

The Foundation of Art in Embassies Brings High Art and Innovation to U.S. Schools

Isa Freeling | Posted 01.04.2017 | Arts
Isa Freeling

Exciting international cultural diplomacy initiatives can be seen through their site-specific commissions. Their founders are currently working with embassy representatives to bring original works to an extensive number of newly constructed U.S. embassies across the globe.

Powerful Patience

KidSpirit | Posted 01.04.2017 | Religion

Since childhood, I always wanted to represent my country abroad, wanted to become a global thinker who could contribute to Bahrain's development. But after stepping outside that exam hall, I was pretty sure I had lost my chance.

Will Apply Pay In China Be A Success?

Quora | Posted 01.04.2017 | Business

This Question originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights. ...

What Happened To Zimbabwe's Economy?

Quora | Posted 12.30.2016 | World

How did Zimbabwe's economy go down? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people wit...

The Best Countries To Visit In Southeast Asia, Ranked

Thrillist | Posted 01.03.2017 | Travel

A definitive ranking of the best and worst countries to visit, based on things like food & drink, stuff to do, ease of meeting people, and how far you can stretch your hard-earned coin.

Hidden In Brooklyn: The Japanese Izakaya Restaurant You Should Know About

Brad Hobbs | Posted 12.23.2016 | Taste
Brad Hobbs

New York is a city built on culture. With Culture brings prized national dishes, chances are, if you live in New York or visit, your taste buds have v...

Gender Equality in Clean Energy: A Challenge Shared By All Countries

Neha Mathew | Posted 12.22.2016 | Green
Neha Mathew

Pursuing these two goals in a coordinated way would tackle the deep gender inequalities that exist in energy access, including renewable energy.

Thinking about Climate Change Following the Paris Agreements

Nichlas Emmons | Posted 12.17.2016 | Green
Nichlas Emmons

Not only should we begin to reconsider how capitalism works in developing more sustainable communities, but its current form in the United States may not be as resilient as it needs to be to cope with climate change.

Teaching the Need for Gender Equity in Peru

Randal Mason | Posted 12.17.2016 | Education
Randal Mason

In Peru, women face a number of inequalities and barriers, including a large gender pay gap, early marriage and pregnancy, sexism in the media, and attitudes that they should only care for children and do housework. But chief among the challenges these women confront daily is domestic and gender-based violence.

Join a Global Arts Response to Terror

Lane Harwell | Posted 12.16.2016 | Arts
Lane Harwell

I write following recent terrorist attacks around the world, from Paris, Beirut, and Mali to San Bernardino, as the presence of terror looms too large and too real. This presence is a call to action for those of us working in the arts and culture.

The Syrian Dilemma

Carlo Jose Vicente Caro | Posted 12.15.2016 | World
Carlo Jose Vicente Caro

Source: Reuters It's been almost two weeks since the downing of the Russian fighter jet at the Turkish-Syrian border. Many hawks who have been aga...

Three Reasons to Immerse Yourself in Language and Culture in 2016

Ryan McMunn | Posted 12.16.2016 | Travel
Ryan McMunn

Looking for New Year's resolutions that will improve your quality of life in 2016? Learn a language and immerse yourself in a foreign culture.

Top Tricks to Keep Your Spouse From Taking Your Child Out of the Country During Divorce

Stann Givens | Posted 12.15.2016 | Divorce
Stann Givens

If you are married to a foreign citizen, have a child together and your marriage is not going well, you have more to worry about than someone married to a U.S. citizen.

The Most Ridiculous Things That Happened On Planes This Year

Thrillist | Posted 12.11.2016 | Travel

It's scientifically proven that flying makes you look and feel your absolute worst. So it shouldn't shock anybody that it can also make you act your absolute worst too.

Your Backpacking Trip Should Be Spontaneous, Except For Hitting These 7 Spots

Thrillist | Posted 12.09.2016 | Travel

By: Barbara Woolsey Credit: Flickr/Giuseppe Milo Backpacking through Europe is about being impulsive, right? It's about train-hopping and wand...

The 5 Most Beautiful Places In The World

Conde Nast Traveler | Posted 12.05.2016 | Travel
Conde Nast Traveler

Pinpointing every breathtaking place on the planet could take a lifetime, but we think that these 5 otherworldly landscapes and awe-inspiring natural wonders need to move to the very top of your travel bucket list.

Images of Beauty: The Pretty Series

Rai Mensah | Posted 12.04.2016 | Black Voices
Rai Mensah

The Pretty series curated by Antonia Opiah of Un-Ruly and sponsored by Hairfinity, explores concepts and varied experiences of beauty by women of color across the world in an effortless and artistically inspiring way.

14 European Neighborhoods That Feel Like Brooklyn

Thrillist | Posted 12.04.2016 | Travel

By: Nadia Imafidon Credit: Flickr/micadew We've told you where hipsters hang out in the United States, and which neighborhoods they're moving ...

In Considering American Exceptionalism and International Engagement, Talk Alone Isn't Enough

Lee H. Hamilton | Posted 11.30.2016 | World
Lee H. Hamilton

U.S. leadership is not always appreciated and is often criticized. But I have a hunch that these countries would complain much more -- and enjoy their situations far less -- if American involvement went away.

You Think You're Cold? Here's What It's Like To Live In Siberia

Quora | Posted 11.30.2016 | World

Oh, there is a lot of fun in Siberia actually! You can intrigue against the tsar, try to make a revolution, and after that you can get a free house and a job in the mines! Just kidding. I lived in Siberia for more than 19 years. I finished high school and university in Omsk, a big city in southwestern Siberia.