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Books Opened the Doors of the World to Me

Vyjay Rao | Posted 04.17.2017 | Travel
Vyjay Rao

Years ago, much, much before the travel bug ensnared me in its magical web, I had already begun my voyages around the world on the wings of my imagina...

ICC President on Opening the Permanent HQ: 'The International Criminal Court Is Here to Stay'

Silvia Fernández de Gurmendi | Posted 04.19.2017 | World
Silvia Fernández de Gurmendi

The inauguration of the ICC's Permanent Premises gives us all, court officials, states and the international community as a whole, the opportunity to make a pause in our journey to celebrate what has been already achieved through our collective efforts to enhance accountability.

How Positive, Practical Thinking Is Already Changing The World

Lewis Perkins | Posted 04.14.2017 | Impact
Lewis Perkins

In my role with the Cradle to Cradle Products Innovation Institute, I'm fortunate to spend a great deal of time in the company of change-makers, so I see firsthand just how possible world positive change is. In fact, it's already happening.

Changing the World, One Young Leader at a Time

Eisenhower Fellowships | Posted 04.13.2017 | Impact
Eisenhower Fellowships

By General Colin L. Powell, USA (ret) In May, 2016 I proudly marked a new milestone in my career of public service. I presided over the Annual Meetin...

What an Open Border World Would Look Like

Quora | Posted 04.09.2017 | World

What does it mean to get rid of borders in practice? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answe...

A Letter to Those Who Have Walked All Over Me

Walaa Chahine | Posted 03.27.2017 | World
Walaa Chahine

Dear Feet That Have Touched My Face: You have not witnessed the horrors I have witnessed. You have not felt the pain I have felt. You have not heard the cries I have heard.

Lita Albuquerque's An Elongated Now

Eva Augustina Sinotte | Posted 03.17.2017 | Arts
Eva Augustina Sinotte

Several moons ago, in November of 2014, I had the unique opportunity to perform in Lita Albuquerque's live art piece, "An Elongated Now," part of the ...

Invisible traveler: what to do in Branson!

Ioana Budeanu | Posted 03.15.2017 | Travel
Ioana Budeanu

Starting today, I invite you to travel with me around the world. I will write about: people, secret places, amazing attractions, inspirational activit...

7 Ways to Jump-Start Your Creative Mind

Brett Berhoff | Posted 03.03.2017 | Business
Brett Berhoff

What is most important in jumpstarting the creative mind is changing the pattern of behavior that we experience every day. The mind needs to be taken out of this routine, and allowed to be free to explore another path.

You Are Not Too Sensitive

Samantha Bennett | Posted 03.03.2017 | World
Samantha Bennett

You are just plain sensitive. You may have been too sensitive for your mother to comfortably know how to handle. You were almost certainly too sensi...

A Youthful Uprising

The Youth Assembly at the United Nations | Posted 03.02.2017 | Impact
The Youth Assembly at the United Nations

With more than 50 million people displaced by conflict and violence throughout the world, universal collective responses aimed at dealing with the main causes of insecurity and violence should be the international communities' priority.

People Are Divided By Borders But United By Emotions

Vyjay Rao | Posted 02.18.2017 | Travel
Vyjay Rao

The world is shrinking, technology has brought the world closer and as a traveler I am able to travel across the world, but we still have borders, racism, terror etc.

From Repression to Expression: Cuba's Flourishing Art Scene

Hannah Lamarque | Posted 02.16.2017 | Arts
Hannah Lamarque

The recent lifting of the Cuban travel ban has created a huge surge of liberalism in the country, and now, thanks to a greater deal of Western interest in the place, Cuba is revealing to us what it was forced to hide for all of these years.

The Power of the Limbic Brain

Jane Simon, M.D. | Posted 02.12.2017 | Healthy Living
Jane Simon, M.D.

Feelings and emotions that motivate or paralyze us lie within the limbic system. Our awareness that our emotional life colors our performance can liberate us from some brain chains.

Travel The World This Valentine's Day With These Amazing Global Traditions

LittleThings | Posted 02.09.2017 | Travel

By Rebecca Endicott, writer at LittleThings When it comes to romance, what can top a day dedicated to celebrating love? Valentine's Day, which tradi...

It's About Time, My World

Lydia Canaan | Posted 02.03.2017 | World
Lydia Canaan

It's about time you realize that I am you and you are me, that we are all intertwined and connected in humanity. Whether you are from the East or from the West, aren't you aware that we share a planet and not a world? And, what is a world?

When Events Nudge You, Gently!

Marsida Bandilli | Posted 01.24.2017 | Impact
Marsida Bandilli

©Copyright Bibi Veth, 2015 I was walking through the streets of Strasbourg, in the late autumn of 2014. I ran into houses, parks, institutional buil...

Haiti Faces More Election Chaos

Georgianne Nienaber | Posted 01.23.2017 | World
Georgianne Nienaber

Now, Jude Celestin is once again in the race and has forced the hand of international agents by refusing to participate in what is widely regarded as another fraudulent election process.

Letting Go of Fear of Terrorism While Your Child Backpacks the World

Teresa Dobbins | Posted 01.21.2017 | College
Teresa Dobbins

Alexandra strongly feels and reminds me often that living in fear of what could happen is unacceptable to her, and not a way she chooses to live.

This Family Has Been Looking After Buenos Aires' Soles For Six Decades

The Huffington Post | Chandran Nair | Posted 01.20.2016 | Arts

Just over six decades ago, in 1955, on a small street in Buenos Aires' Palermo district, Felix Correa founded Calzados Correa, a maker of men's shoes....

What a Canadian Muslim Learned About Bigotry in Canada

Ali Ashraf | Posted 01.14.2017 | Good News
Ali Ashraf

As a Canadian Muslim, never have I ever even once experienced any form of racism, prejudice or malice based on my ethnicity or religious affiliation throughout my life in this country, until recently.

Is Muslim Condemnation of Terrorism a Reactionary Act?

Ali Ashraf | Posted 01.11.2017 | Religion
Ali Ashraf

Many in the Western world believe that the Muslim response to terrorist acts perpetuated by outfits like ISIS in the name of Islam is a 'reactionary' response. That's false.

The 5 Most Stunning Cities In The World

Conde Nast Traveler | Posted 01.17.2017 | Travel
Conde Nast Traveler

by Caitlin Morton, Katherine LaGrave, and the Editors of Condé Nast Traveler We seek beauty in many forms: through art and architecture; from ...

Becoming the Person You Are

Jamie Scanlon | Posted 01.06.2017 | GPS for the Soul
Jamie Scanlon

What does it mean to become the person you truly are? What does it actually look like? In my opinion, there is much complexity involved, and I am al...

God Is Our Planet

Mary Ellen Harte | Posted 01.03.2017 | Religion
Mary Ellen Harte

The description of God changes through the prism of every human culture, but one profound universal similarity can be discerned among most cultures: God (one or many), holds dominion over the universe, including a tiny subset, Earth.