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The Best Is Yet to Come: Maite Alberdi's Tea Time Screens on PBS's POV

E. Nina Rothe | Posted 07.27.2016 | Entertainment
E. Nina Rothe

It made me realize that death is something one can also laugh at, approach it with wonder and not only dread. It gave me the courage to think that perhaps our best years are ahead, instead of always behind.

Past, Present... Future

Amanda Spencer | Posted 07.22.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Amanda Spencer

I recently stumbled upon a past incarnation of myself. How? Since last year, I've been a volunteer and advocate for a neuro charity. It's given me, si...

President Obama, the Iranian People and the Nuclear Agreement

Amir Madani | Posted 07.21.2016 | Politics
Amir Madani

President Obama and the people of Iran have stood throughout as the strong pillars of these negotiations. It is not easy to tell if President Obama is more popular in the U.S. or in Tehran.

7 Places You Can Legally Drink On The Street In The U.S.

Liquor.com | Posted 07.20.2016 | Taste
Liquor.com

There are few things better than strolling down the street with a cold drink in hand.

Saudi Arabia Ditches the US for Russia: Does It Matter?

David Oualaalou | Posted 07.16.2016 | Politics
David Oualaalou

Step back and calmly contemplate the geopolitical shift taking place in the Middle East. Does anyone realize what's happening beyond what the headlines read? The answer is may be.

Small Towns

Kim Kalicky | Posted 07.16.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Kim Kalicky

There's a lot to be said for the people living in small towns. It has taken until midlife for me to fully appreciate how fortunate I've been to g...

USA, Greatest Doggone Country In The World, Decimates France 82-0 In Game Of AMERICAN Football

The Huffington Post | Maxwell Strachan | Posted 07.22.2015 | Sports

Sorry July 4, 1776, but July 15, 2015, just became the most American day of all time. The United States of America beat France in a game of American f...

White House Lifts Ban on Photography and Invites Instagrammers to Help Spread the Hashtag

Nastasia Yakoub | Posted 07.13.2016 | Travel
Nastasia Yakoub

What do you do when you see an e-mail with the subject line: 'Invitation to the White House: July 1st'? Well, if you're like most people, you'd probab...

Don't Judge Challenge: Is It Encouraging Self Love Or Is It Speaking Volumes About Out Culture?

Vanessa Alamo | Posted 07.08.2016 | Women
Vanessa Alamo

Challenges like #DontJudgeChallenge have become another form of pressuring young adults, especially females, to strive for an imperfect standard of "perfection." Let's break the cycle and end this madness by practicing confidence and self-love.

The Best Regional Slang Worlds From Around the Country

Thrillist | Posted 07.08.2016 | Travel
Thrillist

We as a nation have embraced all kinds of dumb slang, from "swag" to "hepcat." (Never mind, hepcat is awesome.) But some words never get out of specific pockets of America, where they easily weed out the locals from the transplants.

Don't Tell the Catholic Church, but Heresy Is Actually a Good Thing

David Benko | Posted 07.06.2016 | Teen
David Benko

My status as heretic derives from the fact that I don't identify myself with any established political philosophies. I will look at a solution to a problem, and if it works, I will support it, and if it doesn't, then I will not.

The 26 Most Badass Photos From The Women's World Cup Final

The Huffington Post | Maxwell Strachan | Posted 07.05.2015 | Sports

World-class athletes of the highest order.

Hilarious Eagle Fan Is Every American Today

The Huffington Post | Maxwell Strachan | Posted 07.05.2015 | Sports

Instant internet legend.

The Tennesseans to Premiere July 4

Ed Hooper | Posted 07.02.2016 | Impact
Ed Hooper

The Tennesseans: A Volunteer Legacy will premiere July 4 and 5 on the state's public television stations. The hour-long film is the first to highlight the events, men and women that earned the state its nickname from the Revolutionary War Battle of Kings Mountain to the modern battlefields of today.

No One Is Looking At Your Fireworks Pictures

Katie Hoffman | Posted 07.02.2016 | Comedy
Katie Hoffman

Every year in July, Americans wearing their washed-out flag shirts from 2000 gather together on an open field with picnic blankets and folding chairs to partake in the Sisyphean task of capturing the best moments of a fireworks show on camera.

Celebrating July 4th in France

Peter Mandel | Posted 07.01.2016 | Travel
Peter Mandel

It's the July 4th weekend. My wife, Kathy, and I have a bag full of red, white and blue pinwheels, some Stars and Stripes-brand snack cakes and a packet of mini-flags. We're nearly set for a holiday blowout in the country. Strangely, none of the stores is stocked with hot dogs or chips. No one around us seems to be doing the same.

Obama Sums Up All Our Feelings About The U.S. Women's National Team

The Huffington Post | Maxwell Strachan | Posted 07.01.2015 | Sports

"You make us all proud!"

Live Updates From The U.S.A.-China Women's World Cup Game

The Huffington Post | Justin Block | Posted 06.26.2015 | Sports

Tweets by @HuffPostSports...

5 Ways to Celebrate the 4th of July as an American Living Abroad

Victoria Borisch | Posted 06.26.2016 | World
Victoria Borisch

I can guarantee that your neighbors will not appreciate you running up and down the streets chanting "USA, USA, USA". So how do we celebrate the 4th of July abroad without being "that obnoxious American"?

Baha'i Prayer and Quotes About America

Shastri Purushotma | Posted 06.24.2016 | Religion
Shastri Purushotma

Although it began in the nineteenth century in what was then Persia, the scriptures of the Baha'i Faith have some specific prayers and passages about the destiny of America that are thought-provoking.

How Americans and Chinese Think About Happiness Differently

David Sze | Posted 06.23.2016 | Healthy Living
David Sze

Researchers and thinkers have often claimed that cultures can be divided between individualistic cultures and collectivistic cultures. The former prioritize individual satisfaction and achievement, while the latter prioritize the collective goals of the family, group and society.

10 Instagram Accounts That Make Us Want To Hike And Explore The Planet

INK361 | Posted 06.22.2016 | Travel
INK361

While some of us enjoy sharing photos of our selfies, food or pets on Instagram - these folks are hiking in the most beautiful places on earth and sha...

Why I Travel the World. And You Should Too.

Kat Gal | Posted 06.12.2016 | Travel
Kat Gal

The first time I traveled I was less than one when my parents took me along for their holiday to Lake Balaton. The first time I went abroad I was four-years-old visiting Greece with my parents.

Israel is Perceived by Expats as the Most Dynamic Country Worldwide

Malte Zeeck | Posted 06.11.2016 | World
Malte Zeeck

Yes, you read it right; Israel was rated by expats as the most dynamic country in the world. It even left the USA and Brazil, countries widely known for their fast and energetic culture, far behind. I bet you were not expecting this, right?

License to Kill; the Troubling Truth About Teen Driving

Ellie Widdowson | Posted 06.09.2016 | Parents
Ellie Widdowson

While the discussion surrounding underage drinking and driving has been around for some time, the growing discussion about distracted driving, specifically related to cell phone usage while operating a vehicle, has highlighted many concerns about teen driving statistics and the risks they pose to both themselves and those around them.