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Can Money Buy Everything?

Miri Ben-Ari | Posted 12.03.2014 | Impact
Miri Ben-Ari

I know it is not an easy decision to cancel such a major event that impacts so many people, including myself. I am sure that all Nobel Peace Laureates scheduled to attend this summit would have loved to celebrate their achievements next week in South Africa.

Public Health Impacts of Wireless Radiation -- Flying Blind

Devra Davis, Ph.D. | Posted 09.06.2014 | Healthy Living
Devra Davis, Ph.D.

As uses and users of wireless transmitting devices are skyrocketing in our homes, schools and even our national parks, one would think that scientific research on the human health and environmental implications of wireless electromagnetic radiation would be exploding with fierce competition.

My Summer Vacation: Tanzania or Maine-ia

Randee Mia Berman | Posted 09.07.2013 | Travel
Randee Mia Berman

Don't know much about geometry. But I do know this: Summer = Vacation. It's a simple algebraic equation.

The Masterful Puppetry of War Horse Thunders Through the Ahmanson

Xaque Gruber | Posted 09.10.2012 | Los Angeles
Xaque Gruber

War Horse, the not-to-be-missed Tony Award winning play, gallops its way through the Ahmanson Theatre this month, led by the magnificent equine creations of Adrian Kohler and Basil Jones, founders of South Africa's Handspring Puppet Company.

Movie Review... The Unsafe Safe House

Carole Mallory | Posted 04.10.2012 | Entertainment
Carole Mallory

Denzel Washington plays one badass sociopath, murderer, traitor and still manages to steal screen time from all of those around him and be charming to...

Gains And Losses

Anna Deavere Smith | Posted 10.04.2011 | Black Voices
Anna Deavere Smith

When I conducted my research for my latest one-woman show, Let Me Down Easy, I was concerned by images I saw of Black African people in distress in major U.S. publications. Were these photos engendering action, or merely pity or worst apathy?

Capetown: God Is Water

Valerie Tarico | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Valerie Tarico

"Life exists because of water," says Caron Von Zeil of Capetown, South Africa. The heart of Caron's dream; to bring the precious water that flows into the sewers under those blocky street-bounded chunks of earth back into daylight, one precinct at a time.

Favorite Friends I've Never Met

Vicky Collins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Vicky Collins

Because of social networking I have a new circle of virtual friends who I enjoy and respect, even though we have never met or for that matter, may never meet.

Top Fall Travel Destinations (SLIDESHOW, POLL)

Huffington Post | Ami Cholia | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Who says the summer fun has to end just because we're in the middle of September? We've compiled a list of places you can visit to stay warm and enjoy...

A Valentine's Day Hint: The World's Best Pedicure

Beth Arnold | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Beth Arnold

There's something truly luxurious about someone handling our body's mules with velvety care and attention.