During my childhood I was aware that I was different in color from the majority of people around me, but my father and mother emphasized brainpower, not color. Color was what you were, but not using your brain was a choice.
If you are interested in what's on the minds of the "On/Off" generation of young people in China, check out the paintings and multi-media installations in "Xingyi Hu: Unidentified" (April 23 - May 10, 2015, at Huanting Chen Gallery in One Art Space).
Think you want to plan a scientific party for your birthday boy or girl? Here are some crafty and creative ideas you can do at home.
What a gift we have been given! I have been a huge American Idol fan for the past 14 years. This season has been filled with excitement and inspiration! Our community was able to experience the fever full-force with a hometown guy making it to the exclusive final four.
We're off to the races come Kentucky Derby day on Saturday, and with festivities in full swing we're ready to get mixing -- Mint Juleps, of course! For us this day's a good excuse to dust off the Julep cups and crush up some ice.
So what makes a taco great, exactly? It all depends -- but here are 75 from around the country.
Looking at the pictures and videos of the earthquake in Nepal is an instant reminder of what happened to us here in Haiti five years ago. We remember it very well, like it was yesterday. The dust, the confusion, the tears, the panic, the losses and the desperation thereafter are still in our memory. We know and can attest to the pain that you and your country are going through.
Photo courtesy of goldplaited, hats by Angela Moreno Hats. Fascinators. Chapeaus. Whatever you call them, women attending the Kentucky Derby plan wh...
In the world of cruising, there's a perpetual arms race between who has the biggest, baddest, most luxurious ship on the water. This one-upmanship goes for amenities, too.
There's never a bad time to visit America's amazing national parks, but with 58 of them in total, not to mention more than 100 national monuments, the decision of which one to visit can feel overwhelming.
Though the lives of the British monarchy may seem incredibly rarified and impossible to tap into, the fact is that it's surprisingly easy to get a taste of the royal experience when visiting Great Britain.
At the end of the day, the overwhelming emotion we were left with was hope. Hope for a future where all kids can grow up with the simple right to love whomever they love and have that love recognized.
In some winning cities, charm means easy access to public art, or food truck pods where locals gather around the fire pit with guitars. One cozy city even has a self-proclaimed "snuggery."
By Leslie Anne Wiggins for Architectural Digest. Beautiful breakfast spaces that make getting out of bed a little easier. ...
The friendliest cities have certain intangible qualities, too. Charleston's high-ranking may come in part from its slower-paced lifestyle, says Isabelle Furth, a p.r. exec who lives in Washington D.C. (a city that, ahem, did not make the top 15 this year).
Parmesan chunks used in this way have a lot of potential.