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Honor Is a Shame in Shan Khan's Brave New Film

Nancy Cohen-koan | Posted 07.11.2014 | Entertainment
Nancy Cohen-koan

Honor is a fast-moving, even exciting tale of injustice, family and redemption. Will it help to change anything? Let's hope.

UN Helen Clark: Rural Poverty Is Fuelling the Poaching Crisis

Jamie Joseph | Posted 07.11.2014 | Green
Jamie Joseph

With so many people living in poverty, Helen Clark explains that meeting the balance between conservation and development is perhaps the most complex in the array of responses to the illegal wildlife trade.

This GPS Program Finds The Prettiest Route, Not The Shortest

The Huffington Post | Tyler McCarthy | Posted 07.11.2014 | Technology

Sometimes the journey is better than the destination. While GPS units typically map the shortest path between two locations, researchers at Yahoo h...

Modern Hostels -- They Do Exist! -- For The Low-Budget, High-Style Traveler

Oyster | Posted 07.11.2014 | Travel
Oyster

Forget no-frills lodging; today's new brand of hostels offers cool decor and plenty of perks. Sounds too good to be true? Well, we've got the scoop on hostels that pack a wow factor with upscale amenities, contemporary comforts, prime locations, and good food.

Enter The Enchanting World Of A Brazilian Ballet Master

Crane.tv | Posted 07.08.2014 | Arts
Crane.tv

World Cup fever might have you thinking that Brazil is only the home of football. But it's more than just a football nation. It's a breeding ground fo...

Sex Abuse Lands Famous Children's Entertainer In Prison

AP | MATTHEW KNIGHT | Posted 07.04.2014 | Crime

LONDON (AP) — Television entertainer Rolf Harris, who for decades cultivated an image of the affectionate uncle with numerous children's television ...

Are Women's-Only Hotel Floors Anti-Feminist?

Oyster | Posted 07.01.2014 | Travel
Oyster

These properties are targeting well-heeled businesswomen with female-oriented amenities such as curling irons and glossy fashion mags; some may find it convenient, others a bit insulting.

5 Wimbledon Tips: How to Score Cheap Seats or Splurge in Style

Carrie Seim | Posted 06.30.2014 | Travel
Carrie Seim

Whether you're trying to snag a cheap seat to this week's matches or planning a decadent Wimbledon escape for next summer, here are five insider tips for surviving The Championships -- in both bargain and luxe style.

Faithful Shopper: Heavenly Hamptons

Faith Hope Consolo | Posted 06.30.2014 | New York
Faith Hope Consolo

The upcoming holiday weekend (or any time this summer) is the perfect time to explore New York's very own beach resort - the Hamptons! And of course a...

5 Dream Trips You Can Actually Afford

Budget Travel | Posted 06.30.2014 | Travel
Budget Travel

Yes, you CAN afford to visit Machu Picchu! Try going with an affordable group tour by G Adventures. (Photo courtesy of Luq1/Dreamstime. Article by Ka...

Ramadan, A Time For Shopping?

AP | SYLVIA HUI | Posted 06.27.2014 | Religion

LONDON (AP) — Before the fast, let there be a shopping feast. From Harrods in Knightsbridge to the glittering diamond stores in Mayfair, London has...

Here's A Bus Stop In London Made Out Of 100,000 Lego Bricks, And It's Pretty Delightful

The Huffington Post | Melissa McGlensey | Posted 06.25.2014 | Good News

London commuters may be in for a surprise the next time they catch the W1 bus on Regent Street near Hamleys toy store. There they will find a fully fu...

Amazing Images Show How London Would Look on the Algarve

Scott Snowden | Posted 06.23.2014 | Travel
Scott Snowden

Photographer Gus Petro has shown us what London might look like if it were placed on Portugal's rugged Atlantic facing coast, instead of the more temperate River Thames.

The Coolest Things To Do In Parks Around The World

Conde Nast Traveler | Posted 06.19.2014 | Travel
Conde Nast Traveler

Now that it's finally -- finally! -- warm enough to be outdoors, we want to spend all of our time hanging out in public parks. And at these green spaces, there's more to do than simply lay on the grass or go for a bike ride; we're talking hot-air balloon rides, dancing en masse, and sipping a beer in the sunshine.

Your Hotel Room Can Do WHAT?! Super High-Tech Amenities

Oyster | Posted 06.18.2014 | Travel
Oyster

Although summer vacations are traditionally meant for getting away and unplugging, we can't help but love these super high-tech hotels that boast some of the coolest geek-friendly amenities we've ever seen.

Maxi Priest Hits His Groove at B.B. King's Blues Club

Dwight Brown | Posted 06.13.2014 | Entertainment
Dwight Brown

At age 53, 26 years after his career began, his dreads are almost floor-length (the ladies were pulling on them all night), his face is fuller and he has over two decades of hits to sing.

This Is The Largest Group Of Original David Shrigley Drawings

Crane.tv | Posted 06.13.2014 | Arts
Crane.tv

Few artists would fancy following on from Martin Creed but if there's anyone who can rise to the challenge it's David Shrigley. The Glasgow-based ...

6 Budget European Hotels

Oyster | Posted 06.13.2014 | Travel
Oyster

The Euro and the pound are a tough pill to swallow for American and Canadian vacationers, but Europe isn't all sky-high prices. We promise there are actually excellent deals to be found across the pond, especially when you plan your escape to miss peak season.

Astoria Characters: The Robbery Victims

Nancy Ruhling | Posted 06.10.2014 | New York
Nancy Ruhling

It is what the masked men did to her before they took the money that keeps Sajida Gulamrasool up at night.

10 Great Getaways Within The World's Busiest Cities

The Huffington Post | Carly Ledbetter | Posted 06.07.2014 | Travel

Cities have everything -- great people, great food, great public transportation -- the list goes on and on. But sometimes they don't have the one thin...

The 12 Most Luxurious Hotels In Europe

Oyster | Posted 06.06.2014 | Travel
Oyster

Now, you may not own a tiara, but that doesn't mean you can't at least dream of laying your head to rest at one of these penultimate establishments.

A 'Wilde' Vacation -- Gay History for Gay Travelers

Scott De Buitléir | Posted 06.11.2014 | Gay Voices
Scott De Buitléir

If such a company is about to reveal the layers of gay history behind many cities in Europe -- and hopefully across North America too -- then the gay travel industry may have an interesting new addition.

English Gin's Enduring Presence

Ali Rosen | Posted 06.03.2014 | Taste
Ali Rosen

Gin wasn't invented by the Brits, but it certainly was popularized there. And as that popularity has surged in recent years, craft distilleries and production has boomed across the world. But what about the original?

Caught Up in a Dark and Twisted Tide -- Sharon Bolton's Latest

Nina Sankovitch | Posted 06.02.2014 | Books
Nina Sankovitch

This time the mystery is manifold: Who is drowning these young women, where did the women come from, who (or what?) is leaving threats (or promises?) on the deck of Lacey's houseboat, what is Mark Joesbury up to -- and does a mermaid really exist in the waters of the Thames?

Yvonne Strahovski Stays on Track to Live Another Daydream

Michael Bialas | Posted 06.02.2014 | Entertainment
Michael Bialas

As habitual watchers of Chuck, Dexter and, most recently, 24: Live Another Day already know, Yvonne Strahovski has helped put the action back in high-...