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Sleeping in Airports: Top Hotels and Tips for Terminal Stays

Sue Frause | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel
Sue Frause

I love nice airport hotels. I mean the hotels where you arrive after a very long flight, and instead of making the long drive home, extend your trip for a night.

INTERNATIONAL ART: Seven Top Exhibits To See Around The World, Now

Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

1. "I Love You" at ARoS Aarhus Kunstmuseum, Aros Alle 2, Arhus, Denmark, through September 12, arospresse.dk Romance in all its disparate permutation...

Wildlife Roundup: The Good News

Andrew Wetzler | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Andrew Wetzler

Ahh, July. Fireworks, corn on the cob, backyard cookouts--and some good news about wildlife conservation.

Racy Nightclub Photo Of Georgian Minister Sparks Controversy

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

To those who have already criticized her lack of professional experience, Georgian Economic Development Minister Vera Kobalia may now have a lot more ...

Working With China to Build Public Transportation in LA

Joel Epstein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Joel Epstein

A recent Transport Politic article notes that not only is China willing and able to contribute its national funds to foreign projects, but also that it intends to structure its investments as an alternative to the World Bank.

Why East Coast Natives Should Eat More West Coast Oysters (VIDEO)

Liza de Guia | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Liza de Guia

Shared from food. curated. So where do YOUR loyalties lie? East Coast or West Coast Oysters? I found a Native New Yorker who wants to share why she t...

2010 Vancouver Olympic Games: An Opportunity to Change the World

Rahim Kanani | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Rahim Kanani

Canada is a model for the world on immigration, diversity and pluralism. Now is the time to reignite Canada's commitment to gender equality and the advancement of women's rights internationally.

Better Business: Can a 500-Year Vision Help Save the World?

Julia Moulden | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Julia Moulden

I wasn't going to care about what other people thought, but do what mattered most to me. And that I wanted to find a way to make a difference.

Hey Brother, Can You Spare a Quarter?

Ross Resnick | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Ross Resnick

While New York and Los Angeles are in the middle of a food truck throwdown, Vancouver and Disneyland are welcoming street food options with open arms....

Vision to Win Gold

Dr. Brian Boxer Wachler | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Brian Boxer Wachler

I shook hands with Steve Holcomb who was forced to retire as the top U.S. Olympic bobsled driver due to becoming legally blind from a degenerative eye disease known as Keratoconus.

Stars and Stripes Over La Quinta, California

Giles Slade | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Giles Slade

I am not one of those Canadians whose nationalism is accompanied by knee jerk anti-Americanism. I don't need to hate America to feel Canadian.

The NYGMen Podcast: The Offseason

Dan Weiner | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Dan Weiner

On this episode of the podcast, we welcome back childhood friend (and American ex-pat in Paris) Fox, who shares some stories about his time in Vancouver while working in television for the Winter Olympics.

Vancouver 2010: It's Not Over Yet!

Ali A. Rizvi | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Ali A. Rizvi

When Brian McKeever qualified to compete in the men's 50-kilometer cross-country race at the Olympics, he made headlines. What distinguishes him from the rest is the fact that he is legally blind.

May the Force Be With You: Move It With Your Mind

Caroline Giegerich | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Caroline Giegerich

Imagine controlling the lights in a home with a blink of an eye. Neurosky's brain-computer interface technology senses brain activity noting allowing you to move things just by thinking.

The Vancouver Games: The Spotlight Goes Out

Frances McInnis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Frances McInnis

As fun as it has been, however, I think it'll be a relief to be out of the spotlight. Women's hockey team aside, Canadians are not particularly showy. We're actually, if you can believe it, a little bit boring.

COSTAS: The Weighted Olympic Medal Count

David Roher | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
David Roher

At the risk of knocking the US off its pedestal, I wanted to develop a weighted medal count. I also wanted its abbreviation to be COSTAS. I admit that the latter requirement came first.

Alexander Ovechkin Channels Sean Penn?

B.D. Gallof | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
B.D. Gallof

Is something up with Ovechkin? For a guy who is a vibrant personality and a marketed face to a game, something seems to be crumbing just a bit.

Andrew Koenig -- Death By Suicide

Esmeralda Williamson-Noble | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Esmeralda Williamson-Noble

Before it touched me, I didn't know that every minute in the United States a person attempts suicide.

RYAN MILLER PRANK CALL: MSNBC Apologizes, Interviews Real US Olympic Hockey Goalie (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

MSNBC was duped Friday during a phone interview with a person claiming to be Ryan Miller, the goalie for the U.S. Olympic hockey team. During a li...

Vancouver: Canada in Miniature?

Frances McInnis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Frances McInnis

I guess it's not surprising that Colbert made a point that much of the NBC coverage of the 2010 Winter Olympics has failed to broach: that stereotypes of Canada don't necessarily apply to Vancouver.

Criminy! I Forgot to Celebrate Black History Month Again

Patrick Sauer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Patrick Sauer

I would like to extend a sincere apology for forgetting Black History Month yet again. I don't know why this seems to happen every year, but I'm always filled with regret that I didn't do any celebrating.

'Boner' Dead, Suicide: Andrew Koenig, 'Growing Pains' Actor, Body Found

AP | JAIME ARON | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

VANCOUVER, British Columbia — Former "Growing Pains" actor Andrew Koenig was found dead Thursday in a wooded area of a sprawling downtown park w...

'Eurotrash': Mike Milbury Calls Russia Olympic Hockey Team 'Euro-Trash' (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

Mike Milburry called Russia's Olympic hockey team "euro-trash" during a broadcast Wednesday evening from Vancouver. The disappointed NBC sportscast...

What Can the Olympics Teach Us?

Mike Robbins | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Mike Robbins

While many of us are rooting for our country, the real magic of the Olympics is bigger than any athlete or country. Here are some of the most important elements and lessons of the Olympics.

Olympic Hockey Heaven

Joe Lapointe | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Joe Lapointe

Hockey's national profile in the U.S. is most revived only during the Olympics, when its stars reappear on the world stage and shine with elan and effort.