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When Tourism and Sports Team Up for Development and Peace

Gaia Paradiso | Posted 05.15.2015 | World
Gaia Paradiso

From an international tourist's perspective traveling for leisure purposes, the main reasons to travel to Brazil are 1. Sun & beach 65,9 % ; 2. Nature, 3. Eco-tourism and Adventure 19 %; 4. Culture 11, 4 %, 5. Sports 1, 8 %, 6. Night entertainment 0, 9%.

STUDY: The Unexpected Thing That Dramatically Increases Breast Cancer Survival Rates

Christina Huffington | Posted 11.27.2012 | Women

You don't need a study to tell you that good friends and a close family can help boost the morale of a women facing breast cancer. But arguing convinc...

Movement Building and Deep Change: A Call to Mobilize Strong and Weak Ties

Taj James | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Taj James

Among those of us practicing movement building and creating deep change, the immediate question is how both weak and strong ties are being used on the front lines of social change action today.

Americans Have More Friends, and Not Just on Facebook

Bella DePaulo | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Bella DePaulo

Remember the media panic from the summer of 2006 about lonely and isolated Americans? The publication of a sociological study had unleashed a cascade...