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Americans in Paris: Whit Stillman and The Cosmopolitans

Anne Margaret Daniel | Posted 11.07.2014 | Entertainment
Anne Margaret Daniel

Part of the third season of Amazon Studio's television pilots, The Cosmopolitans tells the story of a small band of Americans living in Paris -- following them on Saturday afternoons until the wee, small hours of Sunday morning.

A Zero Emissions Manifesto for the Climate Justice Movement

Tom Weis | Posted 11.11.2014 | Green
Read More: Google, Congress, Ipcc Report, Department of Defense, Peru, Fracking, Austin, E.O. Wilson, Greenpeace, Fossil Fuel Divestment, Christiana Figueres, Ban Ki-Moon, Friends of the Earth, Scotland, Discrimination, National Renewable Energy Lab, Al Gore, Lester Brown, Bill Mckibben, San Francisco, Pentagon, Jeffrey Sachs, Copenhagen 2009, Microsoft, Russian Roulette, Nsa Spying, Schleswig-Holstein, Zero Waste, Carbon Neutral, Prince Charles, Jimmy Carter, National Security Agency, Greenhouse Gas Emissions, World War II, Co2 Emissions, Seismic Testing, Costa Rica, President Obama, Tokelau, Penn State University, South Dakota, Iceland, Solar Energy, Communities of Color, Fossil Fuels, Poland, Slavery, Munich, Wave Power, Justice, Sweden, Nsa, Civil War, Ipcc, Plan B, Denmark, New York City, Energy Efficiency, Segregation, Keystone XL Pipeline, Jfk, Mass Extinction, Iowa, Coal Plants, Co2, White House, Children, Epa, Michael Mann, Conservation, House Republicans, Civil Rights, Mountaintop Removal, Germany, National Security, Asthma, Generation Change, Forests, Copenhagen, People's Climate March, Moon Landing, Climate, Electric Vehicles, Keystone Pipeline, Industrial Hemp, Barack Obama, Deutsche Bank, Cia, Climate Justice, Deepwater Drilling, Green Industrial Revolution, James Hansen, China, Organic Farming, Mass Transit, Un Climate Summit, United Nations, Renewable Energy, Phillipines, US Energy, Desmond Tutu, Paris, Tar Sands, House Democrats, Kyoto Protocol, China Greenhouse Gases, Stanford University, Boulder Colorado, Zero Emissions, Arctic Drilling, Civil Rights Movement, Carbon Dioxide, Maldives, Wind Energy, Climate Chaos, Bill Gates, Kofi Annan, Keystone XL, British Labour Party, Jim Crow, Wall Street, Angel Gurria, Bicycles, Tidal Power, Geothermal Energy, American Wind Energy Association, Green News
Tom Weis

Top military experts and government institutions like the U.S. Department of Defense and National Intelligence Council warn that climate destabilization threatens our national security, yet global emissions just keep going up.

One Hour on the Sidewalk

Abby Klinkenberg | Posted 11.11.2014 | Women
Abby Klinkenberg

As a woman, I exist solely to be commented upon -- unsolicited opinions, either positive or negative (their stupidly contrasting judgments only further show the caprice of the male gaze), are mandatory conditions to which I tacitly agree upon entering the public sphere.

We'll Always Have Paris

Sybil Adelman Sage | Posted 11.11.2014 | Travel
Sybil Adelman Sage

We reminded each other to save room for the cassoulet and tarte tatin we'd ordered from the surprisingly reasonably priced menu.

10 Wonderful Reasons to Visit Paris With Kids

MiniTime | Posted 11.10.2014 | Travel
MiniTime

How can you create the perfect Paris vacation for the whole family? By choosing activities and landmarks accessible to all ages so no one is disappointed.

Celebrities Share Their French Dining Secrets

Ali Rosen | Posted 11.10.2014 | Taste
Ali Rosen

From croissants to cheese, it's hard not to daydream when thinking of Parisian cuisine.

Fall 2014 Guide to Paris

Fodor's | Posted 11.09.2014 | Travel
Fodor's

The arts steal the limelight this autumn in Paris, with the long-awaited openings of three important cultural centers and scores of spectacular world-...

Love by the Hour in the City of L'Amour

Sidonie Sawyer | Posted 11.08.2014 | Weird News
Sidonie Sawyer

Whatever rocks your boat. A new concept hotel in the capital of love and romantic ballads is all the rage in Paris these days.

Make the Most of Your Fall Vacation

U.S. News Travel | Posted 11.04.2014 | Travel
U.S. News Travel

Whether you're interested in city adventures, vineyard-hopping, a hiking vacation (or something else entirely), here's how to make the most of your time spent in these prime fall locales.

The Éclair Revolution

Gitanjali Roche | Posted 11.03.2014 | Taste
Gitanjali Roche

'L'Éclair de Génie' has become a hot spot for gastro-tourists who scour Paris looking for the next big thing in food.

Book Review: Personal by Lee Child

Rob Taub | Posted 11.02.2014 | Books
Rob Taub

Jack Reacher can opine on any subject, and in the hands of a lesser writer he could be a blowhard, but Child continues to make him interesting, informative and truly compelling.

Explosion Fells Building Outside Paris, Killing At Least 2

Reuters | Posted 10.31.2014 | World

ROSNY-SOUS-BOIS, France, Aug 31 (Reuters) - A four-story building in a Paris suburb collapsed after an explosion on Sunday morning, killing a child ...

Cafes Your Favorite Authors Loved

U.S. News Travel | Posted 10.28.2014 | Travel
U.S. News Travel

From Keats to Hemingway, Paris to New Orleans, the Romantics to the Beat Generation, this is your grand tour of the places where the greats wrote and drank -- and you can, too.

My Three Favorite Rare Book Stores in Europe

Steve Mariotti | Posted 10.25.2014 | Books
Steve Mariotti

I traveled to Europe a few weeks ago and, for the first time, I didn't attend a conference on youth education, or meet with leading business people on how we can innovate startups worldwide. Instead I explored the opportunities provided by a few select bookstores.

Why You Should Spend Next August In Paris

Lynne Martin | Posted 10.25.2014 | Fifty
Lynne Martin

When we announced that we would spend June through August in Paris this year I could see dismay in our friends' eyes. Even though most were too polite to say anything, I knew they were thinking, 'Oh, my God, August in Paris? Really? It's going to be jungle hot with no air conditioning, it will be jammed with unwashed tourists, and you won't have anything to eat because EVERYONE knows Parisians evacuate in August.'

A Perfect Family Trip to Europe

Alison Chino | Posted 10.22.2014 | Travel
Alison Chino

We decided to divide our time with a week in Scotland, a week in London and Paris and a week in Switzerland. This combination turned out to be a great itinerary for a family trip to Europe.

The Other Ex-Men

Rob Taub | Posted 10.20.2014 | Divorce
Rob Taub

Stories about post divorce relationships with former spouses most often deal with acrimony and seldom address anything positive. My circumstances are slightly unusual as my ex-wife and I have always behaved cordially to one another.

Francois Laxalt: Carrying the Message of Peace Through Senbazuru

Jason Landry | Posted 10.18.2014 | Arts
Jason Landry

Parisian photographer Francois Laxault isn't just taking photographs of birds; he's creating a still frame of a very peaceful moment. He tracks the birds who are active participants in a zen-like dance in the sky.

Why Mega-Cities Are Mega-Awesome: 8 Bustling Metropolises We Love

Oyster | Posted 10.17.2014 | Travel
Oyster

Though they may be a bit busier than the countryside, cities are hubs of history, culture, and entertainment. So we suggest you leave the quiet country behind and give the city a whirl. Here are eight megacities we can't get enough of.

Gorgeous Time-Lapse Whisks You Away For A 3-Week Paris Vacation

The Huffington Post | William Goodman | Posted 08.14.2014 | Travel

Photographer Paul Richardson took a three-week trip to Paris and fell in love -- with the famed city, of course. He was so taken in by the "City of...

Paris Asks Couples To Post Selfies Instead Of Love Locks

AP | Posted 08.14.2014 | Travel

PARIS (AP) — Paris hopes to persuade couples to end the unwelcome recent tradition of fixing padlocks to the Seine River's aging bridges, and instea...

How I Overcame Acute Anxiety and Crippling Depression

Maria X. Liu | Posted 10.12.2014 | Healthy Living
Maria X. Liu

I can't emphasize enough how important it is to really know what your body and mind are trying to tell you. We're all here for our own individual purpose, and if you don't listen to it and only treat these signs as symptoms of a disease that you treat purely through external remedies, you'll have lost yourself in the process.

Are You the Artist...or the Masterpiece?

Dennis Merritt Jones | Posted 10.07.2014 | GPS for the Soul
Dennis Merritt Jones

The metaphysical equation and question: Where does the essence of the artist (the creator) end and the form called the creation begin? This question gives new meaning to the age old adage, "As within, so without."

Abcense and Cangiari: 2 Top International Designers in Paris LuxEcoLiving Style

LuxEco Living | Posted 10.07.2014 | Style
LuxEco Living

There is a fashionista curiosity in every woman at every age. Unfortunately, most advertising and all of marketing for women's fashion cue their look books with youth in mind and size zero in bodies.

Christophe Michalak: The Pastry Superhero

Gitanjali Roche | Posted 10.06.2014 | Taste
Gitanjali Roche

Michalak is the pastry chef of the prestigious three-Michelin-starred Plaza Athénée in Paris, but don't let his culinary pedigree fool you.