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5 Crucial Lessons From 'Wicked' So Your Kids Don't Become Mean Girls

Helen I. Hwang | Posted 11.11.2015 | Parents
Helen I. Hwang

When I took my girls to see the musical Wicked, I wasn't sure how my 10-year-old and 5-year-old would react to the story of the Good Witch and the Bad Witch. It turned out to be a gorgeous musical that brought tears to our eyes for its honest, important lessons about friendships.

Cairo Seminar Wrestles With Media Hate Speech

Magda Abu-Fadil | Posted 11.11.2015 | Media
Magda Abu-Fadil

"Sticks and stones will break my bones. But words will never harm me." Journalists, academicians and activists at a seminar in Egypt this month would beg to differ, notably since hate speech by and via various media can take a life of its own and lead to untold damage.

The Path To Cleaner Air In India

Carl Pope | Posted 11.10.2015 | Green
Carl Pope

Another generation all around the world is subjected to truly dangerous levels of pollution in the name of "economics" when delay only makes the final bill higher, not cheaper.

10 of London's Best Kept Secrets

College Tourist | Posted 11.09.2015 | Travel
College Tourist

If you find yourself traveling through Europe, you'll have to stop by London for some crumpets and tea! We all know about The London Eye, Buckingham Palace, and Big Ben, but after you visit those sites you need to take a behind-the-scenes look at the real heart of London.

Mother/Son Tween Travel to London

Robin Gorman Newman | Posted 11.06.2015 | Travel
Robin Gorman Newman

My son, Seth, 12, has developed a fascination with all things British. I'm not quite sure where this ardent interest came from, but we used it as impetus to plan a family trip this past August. My husband was unable to take the time off from work, so it became a mommy and me overseas adventure... our first together.

Grime and Open Data: A Match Made in London

Jack Hardinges | Posted 11.05.2015 | Arts
Jack Hardinges

Through a Vice documentary last year, grime artist JME asked for transparency to be brought to something that affects both his livelihood and his way of life: performing music. Without realizing it, he may well have been talking about a need for open data.

Fashion It-Girl Sabine Ghanem Dishes on Her Personal Style and Impossibly Chic Wardrobe.

Brooke Magnaghi | Posted 11.06.2015 | Style
Brooke Magnaghi

Jewelry designer Sabine G came on the scene just two years ago and has rapidly gained attention not only for her jewels, but for her flawless style and the jet-set company she keeps. Profiles by Vogue, W and Harper's Bazaar have immortalized her as a veritable fashion darling.

Can Artists Afford to Live in London?

Bhavani Esapathi | Posted 11.02.2015 | Arts
Bhavani Esapathi

What I was most excited for at this years' Frieze was not just the artworks, but the talks, especially one that aimed to investigate if the rising London prices can afford artists living in this city any longer?

Men Dressed Up As Traffic Cones And Blocked The Street Because Halloween Can Be Hilarious

The Huffington Post | Cavan Sieczkowski | Posted 11.02.2015 | Comedy

Police were called to the scene of a road blockage in London this weekend, but not for the reason you'd think. Kingston Police were contacted at 4:33...

Movie Review: Burnt -- Good Intention, but Misses

Carole Mallory | Posted 10.29.2015 | Entertainment
Carole Mallory

Burnt starring Bradley Cooper is about a chef trying to earn his third Michelin star. But it is really the story of an alcoholic/addict's struggle to maintain sobriety while his past follows him like the black eye he sports.

How to Just Keep Bringing It: Rui da Silva Makes Some New House Music

Johnny Nevin | Posted 10.29.2015 | Entertainment
Johnny Nevin

Rui da Silva has a brand new record out -- it's a collaboration with New York producer Duane Harden called "It's Your Love", and there are quite a few things about it that could end up getting it heard a lot.

23 Brilliant Items Every London Lover Needs In Their Life

The Huffington Post | Abigail Williams | Posted 10.29.2015 | Travel

Of all the cities in all the world, London just wins. Home to Shakespeare, Keats, and Benedict Cumberbatch, London is one of the most culturally rich ...

Using Ex-military Drones to Plant Trees

Pro Journo | Posted 10.29.2015 | Technology
Pro Journo

Tom is seven. He's staring very curiously up at a big drone hovering above his head in the London Science Museum. The black quadcopter Tom is so amazed by looks like a big toy that many children want to have.

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 th...

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 walks...

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.