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Guess Who's Joining the Safari Picnic?

Kevin Richberg | Posted 07.01.2014 | Travel
Kevin Richberg

When I sat down with my crew to eat a pre-prepared picnic lunch (complete with friend chicken) in Ngorongoro Crater, it wasn't the big mammals who came to join the picnic.

Pain and Suffering and Joy and Resilience in Haiti

Nancy Farese | Posted 05.25.2014 | Impact
Nancy Farese

I find myself in the evening light at La Piste, an old airfield, very near Surpiste, "the runway", which I had known from the 2010 post-earthquake days as the site of one of the largest displacement camps.

Parenting With Grace

John McCormick | Posted 04.21.2014 | Parents
John McCormick

The magic of storytelling has helped my sons and I connect with a kindred spirit half a world away. Now if that isn't grace, I don't know what is.

Uttarayan, the International Kite Festival

Global Yodel | Posted 03.16.2014 | Travel
Global Yodel

If you find yourself in the northwest of India in January, do yourself a favor and wander toward Ahmedabad in Gujarat; you'll know you're getting close when you start to see a flurry of kites filling the sky.

How To Soar Above Your Troubles Today (PHOTOS)

Posted 08.05.2013 | Healthy Living

The stress and strain of constantly being connected can sometimes take your life -- and your well-being -- off course. GPS For The Soul can help you f...

The First New York Screening of the Documentary Flying Paper Closes the Interaction Design and Children Conference

Stephanie Spiro | Posted 08.31.2013 | Arts
Stephanie Spiro

Flying Paper is focused on these kids and it gathers insight from their perspective on several levels -- the children talk to the cameras while they craft kites and at times the kids film the other kids and the kite-flying.

PHOTOS: International Kite Festival In India

Posted 01.12.2012 | Home

A giant puppet stands as kites fly during the International Kite Festival in Ahmadabad, India, Wednesday, Jan. 11, 2012. More than a hundred Indian an...

A Family Kitemaking Business In China

Jim Calio | Posted 02.06.2012 | Travel
Jim Calio

There are kites shaped like butterflies, swallows, dragonflies and centipedes. There are kites that stretch all the way across the ceiling of the shop and kites that are so small they can fit into a regular size envelope.

Mayor Ed Koch Flies a Kite

Ed Koch | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Ed Koch

The Bollywood movie Kites contains the crazy, quixotic and humorous elements of a Mel Brooks flick and the deadly themes of violence and pyrotechnics of Quentin Tarantino.

Kites Movie Reviews, Trailer: Critics' Take, Preview Of Kites (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

Indian-made film "Kites" releases today in the United States and India, and the first Kites movie reviews suggest it could be a foreign hit for Bollyw...

Industrial-Strength Kites Could Pull Floating Power Plants

Wired | Alexis Madrigal | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Take a huge oceanic catamaran, stick a hydroelectric turbine underneath it, and hitch it to a 6.5 million-square-foot parafoil flying nearly a mile in...