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Admit You're Dumb: Five Things I Learned From Columbia University

Ryan McMunn | Posted 02.11.2015 | Small Business
Ryan McMunn

No matter how smart you think you are, in order to be successful admit you're dumb and learn from others.

9 Reasons to Learn a Language in 2015

Ryan McMunn | Posted 03.01.2015 | Education
Ryan McMunn

Here are nine reasons that your New Years Resolution should be to learn a foreign language, the first is that it's not as hard as you think.

America Meets and Greets the World... in Mississippi!

Saul Gitlin | Posted 07.29.2013 | World
Saul Gitlin

Established by the federal government in 2002, The Language Flagship is, today, a national network of 26 intensive programs located at 22 academic institutions and 10 overseas centers.

Washington and the Battle for the African Lusophone World

Nikolas Kozloff | Posted 07.28.2013 | World
Nikolas Kozloff

Quietly, the Obama administration is building up a vast array of military resources in West Africa, and specifically in Portuguese-speaking Lusophone countries. Just why has the Obama administration invested so much time and effort in this corner of the globe?

Portuguese Chicken Curry

Anne Maxfield | Posted 06.26.2013 | Taste
Anne Maxfield

For curry lovers, this could be a good starting point.

There's More to DEV Than "Getting Slizzard"

Jon Chattman | Posted 05.09.2012 | Entertainment
Jon Chattman

There's no question Dev still thinks her hook for the Far East Movement's mega-hit "Like a G6" is "hella cool," but she wants you to know she's more than just a catchy chorus.

Netflix Expands To New Countries

The Huffington Post | Jason O. Gilbert | Posted 11.06.2011 | Technology

¡Hola, Netflix! The movie-streaming service, which to date has been available only in the U.S. and Canada, has launched in Brazil and will be launchi...

The Magic and Whimsy of Sintra, Portugal

Michael Tulipan | Posted 05.27.2011 | Travel
Michael Tulipan

2011-03-28-sintrapull.gif Less than an hour by train west of Lisbon is the small town of Sintra, which served as the summer retreat for the Portuguese royal family for centuries.

Things President Obama's Briefing Papers Can't Tell Him About Brazil

Marilia Duffles | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel
Marilia Duffles

As you land in Rio de Janeiro with its magnificent mountains rising from the ocean, you may think you're landing in Honolulu. Next you will notice that Brazilians are truly happy.

Innovations in Newspapers Are Key to Their Survival

Magda Abu-Fadil | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Magda Abu-Fadil

Amid all the gloom and doom of newspapers limping or folding, there's a ray of hope in the print media landscape, thanks to innovative thinking and risk taking by publishers and editors who recognize opportunities to be seized at the right time.

Astoria Characters: The Continuous Counterman

Nancy Ruhling | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Nancy Ruhling

Amaro Azeredo, the flamboyant fellow with the amorous accent and the long, raven-black Medusa locks, commands the counter of the Ditmars Deli like a Fortune 500 CEO.

Afro-Brazilian History, Beats and Culture

Lauri Lyons | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
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Lauri Lyons

While Africa and America are often recognized as the book ends of the African Diaspora, there is an additional link in the Middle Passage that is less publicized, but no less important.