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Fake It till You Make It: 5 Cheats for Pulling Off Paris

Christiane van Ophem | Posted 02.04.2016 | Travel
Christiane van Ophem

That feeling of sweet victory when a tourist in Paris asks you for directions because they figured "they must be from around here" is a confidence boo...

18 Things You Need to Know Before Visiting the Eiffel Tower

SmarterTravel | Posted 02.03.2016 | Travel
SmarterTravel

More than 7 million people visit the Eiffel Tower every year. It's popular and it's crowded, but it doesn't have to be a total time suck. Here's how...

An Open Letter To Parisian Market Vendors: Don't Ask Me Where I'm From

Sarah Roubato | Posted 02.01.2016 | World
Sarah Roubato

When you speak to me in Arabic and call me "my sister," all you're doing is participating in the racism that you probably also suffer from.

Mermaid Avenue

Joel Epstein | Posted 02.01.2016 | Los Angeles
Joel Epstein

I am decades older now than I was on that visit to Mermaid Avenue in Coney Island but fundamentally I am the same. I am still the hopeful romantic about my city, albeit now a warmer one with different flora, mountains, tastes and accents.

A Cautionary Tale About Hitler's Propaganda

Steven Luckert | Posted 01.26.2016 | World
Steven Luckert

On January 27, as institutions around the world commemorate International Holocaust Remembrance Day, it is crucial to consider the role that Nazi propaganda played in facilitating the mass murder of Europe's Jews and the persecution of millions of others.

Climate Change This Week: Solar Job Boom, US Blizzard Gloom, and More!

Mary Ellen Harte | Posted 01.27.2016 | Green
Mary Ellen Harte

Save and regrow tropical forests -- says an expert, as nations continue to curb carbon emissions.

Black Girl Magic Rocks Fashion: 5 Ways Chloe Johnston Is Changing the Industry

Ernest Owens | Posted 01.26.2016 | Black Voices
Ernest Owens

At a time when the fashion industry remains highly competitive while lacking a strong push for diversity, it's important to acknowledge trends that ...

Why Aren't We Hearing More About the World's Deadliest Terrorist Group?

Barclay Bram | Posted 01.25.2016 | World
Barclay Bram

According to the Global Terrorism Index the world's deadliest terror group is not ISIS. That dubious crown instead belongs to Nigeria' Boko Haram.

How One French Street Artist Has Helped His Country Heal

The Huffington Post | Willa Frej | Posted 01.23.2016 | World

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Syria's Youth Are the Solution, Not the Problem

Mohsin Mohi-Ud Din | Posted 01.19.2016 | Impact
Mohsin Mohi-Ud Din

For America and other nations that champion freedom of religion and expression, the sustainability of ideologies -- the victory of ideologies -- is determined in the resilience and pluralism of our values... values we must dare to live by in the face of darkness and insecurity.

7 Things Americans Can Learn From The French

The Huffington Post | Jessica Kane | Posted 01.19.2016 | Travel

Spend a few days in France and it's clear that life in the European country differs from life in America. There are pros and cons to both, but we thi...

Muslims May Have Regressed But Here's What's Really to Blame

Atif Rashid | Posted 01.20.2016 | Religion
Atif Rashid

Muslims claim their religion teaches peace, harmony, love and goodness while the actions of some so-called adherents to the faith prove contrary. How can it be that on the one hand, the religion teaches good while some Muslims commit evil?

Le Petit Prince in Versailles

Sidonie Sawyer | Posted 01.19.2016 | Travel
Sidonie Sawyer

The beloved book by Antoine de Saint-Exupéry Le Petit Prince -- the whimsical story of how a boy on his planet charmed millions of children and adults alike, with his philosophical thoughts and humanitarian ideas -- is celebrating its 72nd year in print.

Isis Crisis: Chaos Beckons Despite Obama's Hopeful State of the Union

William Bradley | Posted 01.17.2016 | Politics
William Bradley

President Barack Obama's final State of the Union address painted a hopeful vista for that looks to be a busy year of geopolitical action and beyond. ...

Brazilian Cartoonist Carlos Latuff Takes Aim Globally

Magda Abu-Fadil | Posted 01.16.2016 | Media
Magda Abu-Fadil

He punches hard, he's opinionated, his commentary is biting, his cartoons are thought provoking, and he doesn't regret being a magnet for nasty criticism. He is Brazilian cartoonist Carlos Latuff who doesn't mince words or hold back on stirring up people, in his country and across continents.

Roosevelt: Paris and the Past

Kermit Roosevelt | Posted 01.23.2016 | Politics
Kermit Roosevelt

The attacks that struck Paris on Friday -- like the ones days earlier in Beirut and Baghdad -- were horrifying, tragic, and evil. But one thing they w...

The Giant Mechanical French Elephant You Can Ride

Sidonie Sawyer | Posted 01.14.2016 | Travel
Sidonie Sawyer

"Les Machines de l'île" is a fantasy artistic project created by François Delarozière and Pierre Orefice -- a crossover dream mixing Jules Verne's invented worlds with the mechanical universe imagined by the genius of Leonardo da Vinci.

The Climate Post: Climate and Energy of Focus in Obama's Final State of the Union

Tim Profeta | Posted 01.15.2016 | Green
Tim Profeta

President Obama laid out four big questions the United States has to answer in his nearly hour-long final State of the Union address Tuesday night. One of those four points: How do we make technology work for us, and not against us, especially when it comes to solving urgent issues like climate change?

Charlie Hebdo Continues to Invite Hostility

Luqman Ahmed | Posted 01.13.2016 | Religion
Luqman Ahmed

While I support the chant of 'Je Suis Charlie' to stand for those who lost their lives, I believe that we should use freedom of speech to promote peace and tolerance, not create more conflict and hatred.

Two Months After the Attacks, Paris Stays Silent

Oscar G. Lopez | Posted 01.18.2016 | World
Oscar G. Lopez

It seems that for the bars and restaurants of Paris, life is back to normal: young Parisians congregate at the terraces, smoking, drinking and laughing. Even near Le Carillon and the Bataclan. But the French government, it seems, has given in to the fear.

Climate Change This Week: Climate Chaos, an Energy Revolution, and More!

Mary Ellen Harte | Posted 01.11.2016 | Green
Mary Ellen Harte

One more reason to save forests: The David Bowie Hunter, a spider newly discovered in the Malaysian highlands in 2015. Forests house fascinating forms of life.

People Offer Free Hugs To Spread Love As Paris Remembers Victims Of Attacks

The Huffington Post | Willa Frej | Posted 01.10.2016 | World

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Doing It Differently in 2016: Humility, Gratitude and the Resiliency of Service

Verneda White | Posted 01.08.2016 | Impact
Verneda White

As the hustle and bustle of the new year begins to subside and we start to take on having a fresh start in stride, the time has come to keep the resol...

After Charlie Hebdo: 365 Days To Learn

Marie-Sandrine Lamoureux | Posted 01.10.2016 | World
Marie-Sandrine Lamoureux

I have faith in the future generation that my students belongs to. They've proved to me that they could learn: they are the future French citizens.

Cartoons, Terrorism, Sexism and Backlash

Magda Abu-Fadil | Posted 01.09.2016 | Media
Magda Abu-Fadil

What is it about cartoons and caricatures that riles politicians, religious figures, business fat cats, authorities and people of different stripes?