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Bather's Delights

Frank Browning | Posted 03.03.2015 | Arts
Frank Browning

February has gone away. The Seine is turning blue again. And despite the looming Ides of March, the love of beautiful bodies is returning to Paris--at least in this city's more interesting galleries.

Mass Grave Found Under Parisian Supermarket

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 03.03.2015 | Science

Archaeologists have made a strange and rather gruesome discovery under a supermarket in central Paris: an ancient mass grave containing the skeletal r...

Finding Her Own Way in Paris: Meet Author/Publisher Adria J. Cimino

Brandi Megan Granett | Posted 03.02.2015 | Books
Brandi Megan Granett

Meet Adria J. Cimino, author of Close to Destiny, and one of the publishers behind Velvet Morning Press. Cimino stepped away from both traditional publishing and the United States. After her move to Paris, she teamed up with author Vicki Lesage to form Velvet Morning Press.

The GOP's Big Chance to Prove Itself

William S. Becker | Posted 02.27.2015 | Green
William S. Becker

It would be shocking in a good way if Republicans took meaningful action in the next 10 months to reign in the nation's carbon emissions. And they could do the turnaround without compromising their core values. Quite the opposite: Global warming offers conservatives an opportunity to show that they remain true to their values even on the most difficult issues.

Officials Say Stolen Picasso Painting Worth Millions Was Smuggled Into U.S. Under False 'Art Craft' Label

AP | Posted 02.26.2015 | Crime

NEW YORK (AP) — Authorities say a Pablo Picasso painting worth millions of dollars was stolen in France and smuggled into the U.S. by someone who fa...

The 20 Best Free Things To Do In Paris

Fodor's | Posted 03.04.2015 | Travel
Fodor's

With travel prices escalating regularly, it's good to know that some of the best things in Paris actually are free. Inquisitive visitors willing to st...

More Mysterious Drone Sightings Over Paris, As Police Vow To Investigate

Reuters | Posted 02.26.2015 | World

PARIS, Feb 25 (Reuters) - French authorities have launched investigations into sightings of drones this week close to sensitive sites in Paris such ...

In the Crosshairs of Terrorism: Will France's Jews Stay or Leave?

Rabbi Abraham Cooper | Posted 02.24.2015 | World
Rabbi Abraham Cooper

Hate is learned and ISIS is but one of its only teachers. That woman's anti-Semitism will not be erased by government decrees. Such hatred can only be deconstructed by Muslims themselves. It is hard to blame any European Jew for not waiting around to find out how this all plays out.

Princes & Crows Wallpaper, Murals and Decor by Alix Soubiran

Morena Duwe | Posted 02.24.2015 | Arts
Morena Duwe

Even since the days of early human existence, mankind has shared an inexplicable need to decorate their humble abodes. From archaic cave drawings to complex hieroglyphs, beautifying the walls which surround us has become a part of human nature.

You Won't Believe These 17 Photos Are Real (But They Are)

Oyster | Posted 02.26.2015 | Travel
Oyster

Looking for a cliffside massage with a dramatic view? It's going to be tough to top this spa palapa at the Rockhouse Hotel in Jamaica. The lush, laid-back Rockhouse is a holistic haven, with gourmet dining, morning yoga, cliffside loungers, a premium spa and no kids under 12

How to Spend 24 Hours in Paris Like a Local

Lisa Siva | Posted 02.24.2015 | Travel
Lisa Siva

The way she tells it, Anne-Charlotte Moulard grew up in a fairytale. "I was born in northern France, close to the sea," she says. "We could see the coast of England when the sun shone and the sea was calm."

5 Things to Do Outside Paris With Kids

MiniTime | Posted 02.23.2015 | Travel
MiniTime

There's plenty to do in Paris, but sometimes it's nice to get out of the city and explore a little further afield. We've picked five day trips the kids will love, from a fabulous zoo and a unique aerospace museum to the must-visit Disneyland and Asterix theme parks, and even the most charming of châteaux!

Pamella Roland Brings the Glamour of Paris to NYFW and Hopes for More of the Mayor's Participation

Joan Erakit | Posted 02.23.2015 | Style
Joan Erakit

Usually when one attends a runway show, there is hope to be wowed throughout the entirety of the presentation.

'Top' Fashion Insiders Attend Pamella Roland, Fall 2015

Nana Meriwether | Posted 02.20.2015 | Style
Nana Meriwether

In her Fall 2015 collection, Pamella Roland taught us a bit about this innate seduction. It was the signature styled Brigitte Bardot bouffants that first signaled Roland was this season inspired by 1970s Paris.

8 Trips You HAVE to Take Before You Die

Oyster | Posted 02.19.2015 | Travel
Oyster

Made up of 26 atolls scattered in the Indian Ocean, the Maldives is a beach destination that's totally set apart from other tropical getaways like the Caribbean and Mexico.

On Charlie: Courage in the Face of Fear

Frank Fredericks | Posted 02.19.2015 | Religion
Frank Fredericks

So the question is, is it working? Is terrorism having an impact on us? To my disappointment, I think it may be, and for a simple reason: in fear is power.

Cartoons Terrorize Parisian Family: Teaching Colonialism

T. Elijah Hawkes | Posted 02.18.2015 | Education
T. Elijah Hawkes

We'd begin with contemporary Paris, the Charlie Hebdo cartoons and bloodshed. We'd then quickly turn to Caché. If I were teaching again, this is how I'd start my literature and film class about colonialism.

Principles for a Climate Deal

William S. Becker | Posted 02.19.2015 | Green
William S. Becker

If the U.S. team negotiating an international climate treaty is looking for guidance, it needn't look far. Over the years, scores of organizations ranging from oil companies to green groups and think tanks have offered their ideas on the principles that should guide an international climate agreement.

The Little Black Book: An Insider Survival Guide to Fashion Week

Zoey Gulmi | Posted 02.18.2015 | Style
Zoey Gulmi

Do you want to know the worst part about Fashion Week? Desperately searching for an acceptable coffee shop, salon, or place for a last minute alteration on your couture gown while roaming the streets in five inch heels. Needless to say, I've been there, done that, bought the t-shirt.

Review: American Ambassadors, The Past, Present, and Future of America's Diplomats

Peter Van Buren | Posted 02.18.2015 | Books
Peter Van Buren

If you can't do away with the spoils system, the only alternative left is to better prepare the political appointees. Making Dennis Jett's American Ambassadors required reading for every person up for consideration would be a hell of a start.

French Love in Manhattan

Llyane B. Stanfield | Posted 02.17.2015 | New York
Llyane B. Stanfield

New York City received me like a rogue lover - we didn't see each other for a while, which made our rendez-vous even more intense. And, like any passi...

What 10 Hours Of Walking In Paris As A Jew Looks Like

The Huffington Post | Cavan Sieczkowski | Posted 02.17.2015 | Religion

A month after a gunman killed four people at a kosher market in Paris, following a larger attack on Charlie Hebdo, Jewish journalist Zvika Klein decid...

Jews Are Not at War With Islam. But Jihadi Terrorists Have Declared War on Jews Worldwide

Ian Reifowitz | Posted 02.16.2015 | Religion
Ian Reifowitz

We have to ask ourselves what it means that Jews worldwide have become targets in this way. We also have to ask ourselves what we are going to do about it as a society. As for me, I'm furious. I'm also scared for myself and my family. Lest we forget, the goal of terrorists is to strike terror in its target audience.

Le Meurice Paris is # 1: LuxEcoLiving's Best Hotels in the World Series

LuxEco Living | Posted 02.16.2015 | Travel
LuxEco Living

By James and Nancy Chuda founders of LuxEcoLiving and Healthy Child Healthy World What a dream! We spent our Midnight in Paris and every waking hour...

Cartoons: Art and Entertainment or Lethal Weapons?

Magda Abu-Fadil | Posted 02.15.2015 | Media
Magda Abu-Fadil

Saturday's smaller replay in Copenhagen of Paris' Charlie Hebdo massacre that left three dead (including the suspected shooter) and several injured begs the question: are cartoons art and entertainment or lethal weapons?