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Foods Worth Traveling for

The Daily Meal | Posted 07.25.2013 | Taste
The Daily Meal

Even if we don't always remember the history behind the Colosseum or who built Machu Picchu, we always remember the food.

Swing Into Harlem's Boutique Scene

Shoptiques | Posted 09.25.2013 | Style
Shoptiques

Upon entering Swing, you become overwhelmed by the eclectic and gorgeous decor, clothing, smells and the contagious smile of Swing's owner, Helena Greene. Swing is a high-end concept shop in the heart of Harlem, housing up-and-coming, high-end designers from around the world.

U.S. Business Cannot Ignore the Importance of the New Economy

John M. Eger | Posted 09.23.2013 | Business
John M. Eger

According to a survey released last week by Pew Charitable Trusts, China either has replaced or eventually will oust the U.S. as the world's top super...

Unique McDonald's Meals From Around the World

The Daily Meal | Posted 07.22.2013 | Taste
The Daily Meal

Maharaja Mac anyone? How about a McBean?

What India's Sex Workers Want: Power, Not Rescue

Michelle Chen | Posted 09.20.2013 | World
Michelle Chen

Anu Mokal wasn't breaking the law when she was out walking with her friend last year, yet to the police, her very existence was criminal. As a sex wo...

Commas, Periods, and Quotation Marks

William B. Bradshaw | Posted 09.18.2013 | Books
William B. Bradshaw

If you follow these three rules, you will always be correct when using quotation marks with other forms of punctuation.

Ten Common Myths About Translation Quality

Nataly Kelly | Posted 09.17.2013 | Business
Nataly Kelly

The world of translation can be a confusing place, especially if you're the one doing the buying on behalf of your company.

World Bank to Stop Funding Coal Projects

Jake Schmidt | Posted 09.17.2013 | Green
Jake Schmidt

The World Bank Group has just agreed to stop funding coal projects. This is welcome news as the World Bank Group has funded almost $6 billion in coal projects over the past five years.

US Surveillance Unsettles Civilians More Than States

Sarabrynn Hudgins | Posted 09.16.2013 | World
Sarabrynn Hudgins

Allegations of American decline persist despite the United States' command of the world's largest economy and strongest military. It is in global esteem that the US is lagging, and where the international implications of US mass surveillance could do long-lasting harm.

Mobile Advertising Nearly Doubles Worldwide, Reaching $8.9 Billion

Nataly Kelly | Posted 09.16.2013 | Business
Nataly Kelly

While it's true that many companies work with local creative agencies to develop targeted advertising that is unique to each market, campaigns that are launched globally with a cohesive central theme are not uncommon.

Cultural Beliefs and Global Marketing by the Numbers

Nataly Kelly | Posted 09.09.2013 | Business
Nataly Kelly

Companies that sell their products and services internationally often underestimate the importance of being familiar with the target culture. More oft...

More Americans Want Government Out of International Affairs

Christopher McKnight Nichols | Posted 09.07.2013 | Politics
Christopher McKnight Nichols

The number of Americans wanting their government to stay out of international affairs is higher than it has been since the Vietnam War, according to a new analysis.

The Meaning of Gettysburg Beyond our Borders

Salvador Litvak | Posted 09.02.2013 | Politics
Salvador Litvak

Because it was an American battle fought within an American war, most people believe the outcome was of little interest beyond our borders. In truth, however, Gettysburg had tremendous international impact then, and it continues to do so today.

Facilitating International Climate Action through President Obama's Climate Action Plan

Jake Schmidt | Posted 08.27.2013 | Green
Jake Schmidt

In unveiling the U.S. National Climate Action Plan, President Obama signaled two important things that will help international efforts to address climate change -- he signaled that the U.S will act at home to reduce its pollution and it will take steps to help secure strong international action.

International Aging: It's Not What You Think

John Feather, PhD | Posted 08.24.2013 | Fifty
John Feather, PhD

Although most of us know that the world is aging, the stereotype persists that aging is somehow fundamentally different in the developed, wealthier world.

Building the Largest Free Trade Zone in the World

João Vale de Almeida | Posted 08.17.2013 | World
João Vale de Almeida

If EU and the U.S. can show that we want to open markets and resist protectionism even in this moment of crisis, it will send a powerful signal to the rest of the world about the continuing strength of the international economic order.

Radical Innovation Summit Focuses on Education

John M. Eger | Posted 08.16.2013 | College
John M. Eger

The National Science Foundation (NSF) underwrote a Radical Summit on Innovation in Washington D.C. last week to learn a little more how educators see ...

An Urgent Need: Sexual and Reproductive Health Services for Refugee Adolescents

Sarah Costa | Posted 08.13.2013 | Impact
Sarah Costa

The disintegration of community and family structures weakens traditional protection mechanisms and alters behavioral patterns. As a result, child-bearing risks are extremely high, sexual violence and exploitation is pervasive and forced or early marriage is not uncommon.

7 Trends in Global Internet Growth You Can't Afford to Ignore

Nataly Kelly | Posted 08.06.2013 | Technology
Nataly Kelly

Eighty percent of the Top 10 global Internet properties -- including Facebook, Google, and Twitter -- are from companies headquartered in the United States. However, 81 percent of their combined web visitors hail from elsewhere

Rethinking Bahrain for Progress in Syria

Kip Hale | Posted 08.03.2013 | World
Kip Hale

To alleviate Russian and other key players' concerns, the U.S. must give them reason to think otherwise. One essential first step to change their opinions would be for the U.S. to re-establish itself as a principled leader on human rights issues in the region, vis-à-vis action in Bahrain.

Obama Should Lift U.S. Solar Tariffs During His China Meeting

D.A. Barber | Posted 08.03.2013 | Green
D.A. Barber

It's the perfect carrot to begin to establish a more productive trade relationship with China while also boosting the homegrown U.S. solar industry that never supported such tariffs in the first place.

Meet The Man Who Wants To Print The Internet

The Huffington Post | Posted 06.03.2013 | Technology

Think of all the paper jams. Artist and the Museum of Modern Art’s first poet laureate Kenneth Goldsmith has rented out a 500-square-meter space ...

U.S. and Europe Sign Joint Tolling Declaration

Patrick D. Jones | Posted 07.31.2013 | World
Patrick D. Jones

As governments worldwide face shrinking budgets and growing economic challenges, tolling is quickly becoming a powerful infrastructure funding tool not only here in the United States, but also in Europe.

Demand for International Travel Through the Roof

Drew Hendricks | Posted 07.30.2013 | Travel
Drew Hendricks

Big companies no longer have a corner on the market when it comes to attracting international travelers, whether it's tour companies, airlines or hotels. Instead, the little guys are finally getting their due respect and vacationers from around the world are focusing on supporting local efforts.

Getting Our Youth Back to Work: Policy Lessons From Around the World

Andreas Schleicher | Posted 07.27.2013 | Impact
Andreas Schleicher

Without the right skills, people will languish on the margins of society, technological progress will not translate into economic growth, and countries can't compete in the global economy.