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Advice From Startupbootcamp Amsterdam

Lisa Chau | Posted 10.28.2015 | Business
Lisa Chau

Patrick de Zeeuw (right) at Startupbootcamp Amsterdam In April, I before I met with Deputy Mayor Kajsa Ollongren during The Next Web conference in t...

5 Picture-Perfect Destinations For Design-Minded Travelers

Spot | Posted 10.28.2015 | Travel

"I'm always looking for new, emerging destinations, but honestly I am also drawn to historic places. There's just something to those old details that tells such an interesting story."

Exclusive: Inside Dr. Nina Ansary's Book Launch in the UK

Yasamin Beitollahi | Posted 10.28.2015 | Entertainment
Yasamin Beitollahi

The masses were on hand on October 12 at Dr. Nina Ansary's talent-packed launch event for her best-selling book, Jewels of Allah: The Untold Story of Women in Iran.

The Game Changing Siesta4 Heat Reflective Tent: A Music Festival Must

Morena Duwe | Posted 10.26.2015 | Technology
Morena Duwe

While music festivals exist on a plane of pure pleasure, there are still a fair share of challenges that every festival attendee must face. Long wal...

Jean Dubuffet,'The Asylum.' Helly Nahmad London at Frieze Masters 2015

VernissageTV | Posted 10.23.2015 | Arts

Jean Dubuffet is known for his interest in 'low' or 'outsider' art, and for founding the art movement 'Art Brut.' Dubuffet was inspired by the works of patients in the asylums of Switzerland and France.

The Nature of Power: An Interview With Tarik Kafala, Head of BBC Arabic

E. Nina Rothe | Posted 10.22.2015 | Media
E. Nina Rothe

The definition, as well as the control of power have definitely changed in the last decade. In the Arab world, the exact moment when the shift started can probably be traced to the dramatic events of the Arab Spring.


Dwight Brown | Posted 10.20.2015 | Black Voices
Dwight Brown

After the film's abrupt ending, audiences may wonder why Pankhurst or suffrage martyrs such as Emily Wilding Davison were not the subject of this well-intentioned and well-crafted production.

Astoria Characters: The Woman Who's So Into Style

Nancy Ruhling | Posted 10.20.2015 | New York
Nancy Ruhling

The day is as steamy as the tea Sophie Kempner is sipping. Imbibing it is part ritual, part thirst. And it's so Sophie.

To My Soulmate...

Daniela Nikolova | Posted 10.19.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Daniela Nikolova

I love you... I love you in that sacred space Between the inhale and the exhale of my ever breathing soul I love you with the bones Of my ancestors...

What Divides Us: 15 Observations From A Brit In New York

Sara Morgan-Beckett | Posted 10.09.2015 | New York
Sara Morgan-Beckett

There are the obvious; coffee drinking, weak tea, large portions and juggernaut sized vehicles, but 4 years of living here has opened my eyes to many subtle, yet deeply intrenched, differences. Here are 15 of my observations on the cultural divide.

Seth Godin's Advice for Entrepreneurs: 3 Ways to See What Makes People Tick

Harry Red | Posted 10.09.2015 | Business
Harry Red

Ahead of his time. Yes -- Seth Godin tells us to try things that might not work. Do work that matters, as he calls it. Best part? Do this and you automatically up your game as an entrepreneur.

In WWI Tribute, 'Young Men' Pushes BalletBoyz to Absolute Limits

Meghan Feeks | Posted 10.07.2015 | Arts
Meghan Feeks

The advent of mechanical weaponry in World War I literally took warfare out of human hands, and in so doing, took its effects beyond human comprehension.

The 10 Most Instagrammable Cities in Europe

Eating Europe Tours | Posted 10.06.2015 | Travel
Eating Europe Tours

Wondering which European cities are best represented on Instagram? Yep, we were too! So we undertook the highly scientific mathematical research of finding out how many times the hashtags for the names of each city in Europe have been used.

"Cloud Nine:" A Mental Challenge for the Theatergoer

Alexandra Villarreal | Posted 10.05.2015 | Arts
Alexandra Villarreal

As you approach the Linda Gross Theater, you're struck by the imposing quiet of it. Sealed doors keep out the faint of heart; the Church-like building sleeps, bathed in the light of an October moon. Could this be your destination, or have you made a mistake?

What Went Down The Night 4 Black Women Were Denied Entry At A UK Nightclub

The Huffington Post | Taryn Finley | Posted 10.02.2015 | Black Voices

Men and women across the United Kingdom are speaking out about a popular upscale London nightclub that allegedly denied entry to a group of four blac...

Final Days for John Singer Sargent: Portraits of Artists and Friends at The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Barbara Ernst Prey | Posted 10.02.2015 | Arts
Barbara Ernst Prey

The exhibit at the Metropolitan Museum of Art John Singer Sargent: Portraits of Artists and Friends is in its final days, ending October 4th. I was fortunate to be invited to give two talks during the exhibit examining Sargent's work from an artist perspective.

My Struggle Against Islamophobes

Atif Rashid | Posted 10.01.2015 | Religion
Atif Rashid

I feel as though I'm in an almost-daily battle with Islamophobes whether online or in my mind trying to figure out why these people have so much hatred against Islam.

Join the Dance with William Kentridge at the Marian Goodman Gallery | Posted 10.01.2015 | Arts

The prolific South African artist, William Kentridge, presents an array of new works at the Marian Goodman Gallery.

What Work Cultures Around The World Can Teach Us About Leadership

Quiet Revolution | Alice Bradley | Posted 09.30.2015 | Healthy Living

What do Ikea and Volvo have in common? Aside from both companies hailing from Sweden, they share the Scandinavian tradition of Janteloven, or the Law...

Cornflakes Are Not the Answer

Dan Glass | Posted 09.28.2015 | Politics
Dan Glass

There has recently been heated discussion as to why I empathized with those who threw paint over Brick Lane's cereal cafe. Many of my friends thought it was a poor choice of target and format for people's anger.

If These Hotels Did Not Exist, Neither Would These 9 Things You Love

Oyster | Posted 09.28.2015 | Travel

The Bloody Mary? First concocted in a hotel. The heart-shaped tub? Well, some of us love them -- and they, too, were first introduced in a hotel.

Want to Go to Europe? Go Now | Posted 09.29.2015 | Travel

Flying to Europe is now more affordable than it was over the summer ( and more affordable than last year). The average price of a flight to Europe has dropped about 13% compared to summer and overall it's 9.6% cheaper than 2014.

A Family's Guide to London

MiniTime | Posted 09.25.2015 | Travel

The United Kingdom's capital city is known for its fun, entertainment, rich history and cultural heritage. From double decker red buses to the Queen's very own Buckingham Palace, the list of things to do and see in the 'Big Smoke' are endless.

Ai Weiwei at London's Royal Academy

Trisha de Borchgrave | Posted 09.23.2015 | Arts
Trisha de Borchgrave

Protest can be elegant. Famous Chinese artist Ai Weiwei's political dissonance with China through his art and artistry makes this a compelling retrospective at London's Royal Academy.

Princess Eugenie Is Red Hot On A Night Out With Cara Delevingne

The Huffington Post | Jamie Feldman | Posted 09.22.2015 | Style

Princess Eugenie just made London Fashion Week look royally fun.  Queen Elizabeth II's sixth grandchild looked better than ever Monday ...