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These Photos Of Spectacular Ceilings Prove That The Best View Is Always Up

The Huffington Post | Damon Dahlen | Posted 11.27.2015 | Travel

While traveling, it's easy to get swept up with what's directly in front of us. But don't forget that sometimes the best view is right above your head...

5 Drone Photos That Leave Us Speechless

Conde Nast Traveler | Posted 11.23.2015 | Travel
Conde Nast Traveler

by the Editors of Condé Nast Traveler Courtesy fuadariff_user/SkyPixel Our friends at SkyPixel are running a drone- and aerial-themed photography ...

Good News (or World in Perspective)

Andre Averbug | Posted 11.23.2015 | Good News
Andre Averbug

Battle between Mongol and Chinese armies, 1211, from Jami' al-tawarikh by Rashid al-Din (Bahatur). Let's turn off the TV for a second and get some pe...

Traveling Safe In A World of Terrorist Threats

Lea Lane | Posted 11.21.2015 | Travel
Lea Lane

Terrorism aimed at civilians leads to justifiable fears about our dangerous world. If we love to travel we need to continue to travel: exploring and enjoying, staying savvy, smart -- and comfortable.

An Open Letter To The Chinese Friends Who Lit Up The Shanghai Oriental Pearl Tower With The Colors Of The French Flag

David Gosset | Posted 11.20.2015 | World
David Gosset

The night following the Paris massacre, China has expressed her solidarity with the French people by displaying the colors of the French flag on the Shanghai Oriental Pearl Tower.

Five Ways the JFK Assassination Changed the World

Garry Rodgers | Posted 11.20.2015 | Politics
Garry Rodgers

John Fitzgerald Kennedy, 35th President of the United States of America, was assassinated in Dallas, Texas, 52 years ago. JFK's murder on November 22, 1963, might be the most significant, singular event that shaped modern history.

The Wonders and Challenges of Technology

Patrick Daniel | Posted 11.19.2015 | Technology
Patrick Daniel

David Kirkpatrick kicking off Techonomy 15 There aren't many technology conferences in the world where you can have breakfast with a chief economis...

Pagan Animist

Twila York | Posted 11.18.2015 | Religion
Twila York

I am a Pagan Animist. A simple classification for me but let me explain what that is. I am an animist and I believe that the entire universe and all t...

Mystery and the Psyche

Jane Simon, M.D. | Posted 11.18.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Jane Simon, M.D.

"It began in mystery, and it will end in mystery, but what a savage & beautiful country lies in between." This beautiful quote by poet Diane Ackerm...

14 Weird Pizza Toppings Around The World

The Daily Meal | Posted 11.17.2015 | Taste
The Daily Meal

Photo Credit: iStock / Thinkstock Would you pick up a slice topped with smoked reindeer? Pizza is a magical word. Say it to elicit slow nods, meani...

What Kind of World Do We Want to Live In? Let's Let the Future Know

Jenn Sutkowski | Posted 11.16.2015 | Good News
Jenn Sutkowski

Photo caption: Just a little meditation for Paris. Like my drawing, my words are flawed, but putting our hearts in the right place has to count for s...

Choosing Wisely, the Internal Struggle

Mimo Khair | Posted 11.16.2015 | World
Mimo Khair

My daughter asked me after hearing of the sad events caused by terrorism in Beirut and Paris the last 2 days: "why do humans terrorize other humans?" ...

WATCH: Mother Nature Never Looked So Beautiful

HooplaHa | Posted 11.09.2015 | Good News

This video highlights and proves that Mother Nature is beautiful all year round. Unless you are a world traveler, we might not be so lucky to see all these gorgeous sights in person. So sit back with a cup of tea and enjoy these breathtaking views!

Ahmadiyya Apartheid and the Quest for Tolerance

Khwaja Khusro Tariq | Posted 11.03.2015 | World
Khwaja Khusro Tariq

The rise of the educated Ahmadis who profess a pluralistic, peaceful version of Islam is problematic. The power of the Mullah rests on getting people riled up, ready to give their lives for their faith.

Why We All Need to Care About the Syrian Crisis

Elnaz Moghangard | Posted 10.29.2015 | World
Elnaz Moghangard

The truth is we could have been them, and they could have been us. A Syrian refugee could have been the one sitting at her laptop writing this article from a local coffee shop in the United States, and I could have been the one crammed in a plastic boat clinging to my hopes.

In Praise of the Reformers

Joseph Powell | Posted 11.06.2015 | World
Joseph Powell

The spirit is one of everyone having something to learn and something to offer, regardless of whether you are government or civil society, or what side of the political spectrum you come from. Open government challenges everyone to improve.

The European Union And China On The New Silk Roads

David Gosset | Posted 10.16.2015 | World
David Gosset

The complex but irreversible integration of the European continent and the renaissance of the Chinese civilization arguably constitute the most significant factors of change of our time, the wise articulation of these two processes can only be mutually enriching and a source of growth and stability for our global village.

We Are All on This Planet for One Reason and One Reason Only

Donna Labermeier | Posted 10.16.2015 | Healthy Living
Donna Labermeier

The one and only reason we are on the planet is this: to learn to love. We are here to learn to love ourselves, each other, the planet itself, and all living beings. Every day we are put in situations that give us the opportunity to do just that.

After Fleeing Danger, Children Deserve a Warm Welcome

Carolyn S. Miles | Posted 10.16.2015 | Impact
Carolyn S. Miles

I am just back from the island of Lesvos in the southeastern part of Greece, where I was visiting our programs for refugees who have made the perilous crossing from Turkey. It is a surreal experience.

These Pancakes Should Be Your Winter Staple

The Huffington Post | James Cave | Posted 10.15.2015 | Taste

There's a lot you can do with pancake batter -- pizza, dumplings -- but fill it with the right ingredients and it becomes jeon, Korea's take...

5 Eerily Beautiful Abandoned Places Around The World

Conde Nast Traveler | Posted 10.09.2015 | Travel
Conde Nast Traveler

From a ship graveyard in Mauritania to a picturesque 16th century Italian village, we can't help but be mesmerized by these mysterious and beautiful abandoned places around the world.

World Peace -- Now

Pekka Pirhonen | Posted 10.06.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Pekka Pirhonen

"Yep, it would be great to meet... let's get back to this when it calms down." I hear this often. We're so busy right now. But just wait for "it" t...

The World's Top 20 Cities, According to That Dude Who Visited Every Country

Thrillist | Posted 09.25.2015 | Travel

I've been to a few cities in my quest to visit all 198 countries in the world, and I've written a book about it called 198: How I Ran Out of Countries. But this list is about the top 20 cities that I love -- based on the people, the food, the fun, and the atmosphere.

North Korea Back In The Nuke Game

HuffPost | Posted 09.15.2015 | Arts
Read More: World, Korea, Arts News

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — A day after threatening rocket launches, North Korea declared Tuesday that it has revamped and restarted all its atomic bo...

The World in a Box: In Conversation With the Founders of Gourmet Food Subscription Service "Try The World"

J.L. Sirisuk | Posted 09.09.2015 | Business
J.L. Sirisuk

(Image courtesy of Issa PR) Grand Central Terminal in New York City is a place of arrivals and departures and it is beneath the magnificent tur...