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Boy Scouts of America Deserves Condemnation -- Not Praise

Peter McGraith | Posted 07.17.2015 | Gay Voices
Peter McGraith

Robert Gates is not to blame that the ban on homosexual adult leaders was not addressed years sooner, but he must answer for the current plan that seeks to devolve anti-LGBT discrimination to all of those faith-based chartered organizations that might prefer to exclude LGBT parents. This is wrong and divisive.

The Grand Tour: England

Maria Rodale | Posted 07.16.2015 | Travel
Maria Rodale

Hello, London! Photos from our Grand Tour adventures in England: First stop: Hampton Court Palace Flower Show. Roses. Love the flower names!...

Interfaith Girls Coding Class Teaches Students The Common Language Of Computers

The Huffington Post | Antonia Blumberg | Posted 07.15.2015 | Religion

An interfaith, girls coding class in London brings Muslim, Jewish and Christian students together to learn the common language of computer ...

What a Million-Dollar Home Looks Like Around the World

GOBankingRates | Posted 07.14.2015 | Business

In Shanghai, China's most expensive city, a luxury property priced at $1 million would be about the size of a small one-bedroom apartment in the U.S.

12 London Markets

College Tourist | Posted 07.14.2015 | Travel
College Tourist

Whether you're looking for a stroll through fresh air down a line of shops, or searching for a trendy bar or restaurant to rest your feet, Camden has a spot for you.

Incredible Color Photos Give A Rare Look At London During The Blitz

The Huffington Post | Nick Robins-Early | Posted 07.13.2015 | World

In the months between September 1940 and May 1941, the German air force engaged in a brutal and relentless bombing campaign against the United Kingdom...

How an Ordinary Person Can Change the World, Well at Least Start the Process...

Janice S. Lintz | Posted 07.13.2015 | Impact
Janice S. Lintz

Imagine waking up one day and learning that your daughter has a hearing loss. Imagine finding out the access your daughter needs doesn't exist in this country but does elsewhere.

Road Trips for History Lovers: London to Bath

Historvius | Posted 07.10.2015 | Travel

For a road trip that promises bags of gobsmacking cultural allure, it's hard to beat the route from Britain's capital, London, to one of the country's most idyllic cities, Bath.

Will Bill Clinton Apologize in Srebrenica?

Ambassador Muhamed Sacirbey | Posted 07.10.2015 | World
Ambassador Muhamed Sacirbey

Whether there was acquiescence or complicity before or after the fact of the fall of Srebrenica, Washington pivoted its policy toward satisfying Milosevic's territorial demands. The mythology of peace in BiH continues to be dominated by tales of age-old hatreds as well as ethnic chauvinist politics.

The Loneliness Of The Long-Distance Grandma

Sue Margolis | Posted 07.08.2015 | Fifty
Sue Margolis

These days we get to see and hear our grandchildren who live on the other side of the world. But it's not the same as cuddling and tickling them, kissing them and smelling them. Even with Skype and FaceTime, being a long-distance grandparent stretches your heartstrings to breaking point.

Unexpected Hill | Posted 07.08.2015 | Arts

When Oral Göktaş and Sevince Bayrak of, emerging Istanbul based, SO? Architecture and ideas entered a design competition hosted by the Royal Academy of Arts and Turkishceramics, they had no idea how inventive they would have to be when approaching the task.

"AMY" - The Sad Price of Fame!

Jay Weston | Posted 07.07.2015 | Los Angeles
Jay Weston

I only met British singer Amy Winehouse once...some seven or eight year ago, backstage at the Grammy Awards here in Los Angeles. When I was introduced to her as the producer of a movie about Billie Holiday, she turned to me and said that she idolized Billie.

Summer Secrets: A Conversation with Author Jane Green

Brandi Megan Granett | Posted 07.07.2015 | Books
Brandi Megan Granett

What does it mean to make amends? In Jane Green's latest novel, Summer Secrets, we follow Cat, a London journalist and recovering alcoholic on her journey through the twelve steps, which ultimately leads her to lovely beaches of Nantucket.

Americans' Favorite International Summer City Is...

trivago | Posted 07.07.2015 | Travel

Hotel search analyzed the most popular international destinations for Americans traveling out of country this summer and discovered that culture and historic cities are the most sought after sights for 2015.

Yi Zhou: Body Memory (VIDEO) | Posted 07.07.2015 | Style

Fingers, noses, lips, ears, breasts and even belly buttons are covered with resin and then plaster bandages to create unconventional, quirky jewellery pieces and accessories.

Most Travelers Don't Know That These 6 Hotel Upgrades Are Actually Worth the Cost

Oyster | Posted 07.02.2015 | Travel

A real deal can be found in the occasional gem of an upgrade. We plugged in August dates and found six hotel rooms where the upgrade from one room type to the one directly above it is well worth the indulgence.

Five Miles in my Shoes

Brad Hobbs | Posted 06.30.2015 | Arts
Brad Hobbs

When photographers and creatives join forces the possibilities are endless. Five miles in my shoes is a great example of community and creativity. F...

On the Culture Front: London's Athenaeum Hotel and the Culture at its Doorstep

Chris Kompanek | Posted 06.30.2015 | Travel
Chris Kompanek

My hotel, the Athenaeum, sat across from the intimately regal Green Park, which leads to Buckingham Palace, and adjacent to the more expansive Hyde Park, where one afternoon I found myself in the middle of an impromptu marching band concert while walking off an epic lunch.

10 Reasons Why You Should Study Abroad in The United Kingdom

College Tourist | Posted 06.30.2015 | College
College Tourist

By College Tourist; Author: Susanna Olson The United Kingdom is one of the most popular study abroad locations in the world, and here are 10 reasons ...

Lunch on Fiji: A Tale of the South Pacific

Bob Schulman | Posted 06.29.2015 | Travel
Bob Schulman

What in the world could Thomas Baker have been thinking when he started fiddling with a hair comb worn by a Fijian chief in 1867? After eight years on...

Tessa Metcalfe: Pigeon Perfect (Video) | Posted 06.30.2015 | Style

There's something extremely delicate and very raw about Tessa Metcalfe's jewellery. Gold and silver pigeon claws adorn the young designer's fingers, each one distinctly different from the other.

Taylor Swift And Emma Watson Together Is More Magical Than Hogwarts

The Huffington Post | Bill Bradley | Posted 06.29.2015 | Entertainment

Baby, now we got Mudblood. Muggle-born witch Hermione Granger, aka actress Emma Watson, and "Bad Blood" singer Taylor Swift met up for a photo Satu...

Our American Dancers Will Never Be Royals, and That's a Good Thing

Alexandra Villarreal | Posted 06.26.2015 | Arts
Alexandra Villarreal

Watching the Royal Ballet is like staring at a Degas painting for two and a half hours. The company preserves, but it doesn't push and evolve. Still, it's pretty.

Bobby Jindal Becomes 13th GOP Candidate

Chris Weigant | Posted 06.24.2015 | Politics
Chris Weigant

But Jindal's time might have passed -- if it ever even existed. He's not as fresh a face on the political scene as he once was.

New Artist Reviews: The Clear

Morena Duwe | Posted 06.24.2015 | Entertainment
Morena Duwe

Comprised of Chris Damms, Jules Buffey and Bryan Day, The Clear's dynamic is always shifting as Jules and Chris both sing and Bryan plays multiple instruments. Always writing their music together creates a oneness and unity, above ego, which infuses their sound with an authentic and multi-dimensional energy.