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Three Minutes to Remember: How Glenn Kurtz Resurrected a Forgotten Jewish Town In Poland and Its Citizens

Greg Archer | Posted 12.18.2014 | Impact
Greg Archer

I thought that I had done my part--simply write something about what my Polish family and their comrades had experienced. I was horribly wrong in that assessment.

Don't Give Up the Home Phone!

Tom Alderman | Posted 12.21.2014 | Media
Tom Alderman

No doubt some millennial whippersnapper will ask why, if you have a cell, anyone needs a wired home phone. Okay, maybe one line for fax but an actual non-battery table-top phone -- no way.

I Adopted a Black Kid and I'm Not Black -- So?

Matthew Bailey | Posted 11.08.2013 | Chicago
Matthew Bailey

Four months ago, after three long-ass years of waiting, I adopted a nice little half-black, half-Polish boy called Cameron. Despite the near-constant ...

This Is So Frustrating To Watch

Posted 10.14.2013 | Comedy

Are your grandparents the most frustrating drivers in the world? Check out the world's worst driver in the video above and reconsider. This might b...

LOOK: One Bear's Heartwarming Relationship With Polish Soldiers

Huffington Post | Rebecca Klein | Posted 04.17.2013 | Fifty

Polish soldiers enlisted an unlikely recruit when fighting in World War II: a bear. The heartwarming story of Wojtek the soldier bear, picture...

DVD Reviews of Les Vampires and Korczak

Dan Lybarger | Posted 11.07.2012 | Entertainment
Dan Lybarger

The appeal for silent movies comes not from imagining how a moldy piece of nitrate might have entertained our great grandparents more than staring at a blank wall but in catching a unique type of storytelling that's just about impossible to pull off today.

Hospital Worker Allegedly Fired For Speaking Different Language On Break

The Huffington Post | Harry Bradford | Posted 09.06.2012 | Business

Sometimes getting in trouble at work isn’t what you say, it’s how you say it. Literally. Hospital worker Johanna Renclawowicz, a mother who emi...

The Skinny on Gel Nail Polish

Dr. Susan Taylor | Posted 05.12.2012 | Black Voices
Dr. Susan Taylor

Unlike most women, I only get manicures three or four times a year. When I heard about gel nail polish and the amazing fact that a manicure with gel polish lasts two weeks or more, I was intrigued and decided to investigate. My investigation left me with some concerns.

Poland Mourns Baby At Center Of Faked Kidnapping

AP | Posted 02.06.2012 | World

WARSAW, Poland -- Flowers, teddy bears and candles piled up Monday in a southern Polish park where a mother buried her baby and then sparked a nationw...

Astoria Characters: The Well-Engineered Family

Nancy Ruhling | Posted 01.28.2012 | New York
Nancy Ruhling

Jarda Nehybka never thought he'd have a wife and two tow-headed toddlers, not at this age, 69.

Learning The Lingo: The 5 Hardest Languages To Master

Ben Colclough | Posted 12.06.2011 | Travel
Ben Colclough

What makes Tuyuca so unique is its use of evidentiality: Each verb must contain a suffix that describes how the speaker knows the information they are stating.

PHOTOS: Reunion At O'Hare Ends 22-Year Immigration Fight

Posted 10.08.2011 | Chicago

CHICAGO (AP) — A Polish woman whose family was separated after the U.S. denied her a green card and deported her returned to the U.S. Monday with he...

I've Got a Crush on Steven Tyler's Grandfather

Megan Smolenyak | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Megan Smolenyak

I'm not sure whether he keeps coming back or was never gone, but what's certain is that Steven Tyler of Aerosmith will be coming into America's living...

PHOTOS: Shopping And Snacks On The Sunset Strip

Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

Text courtesy of Los Angeles Magazine By Sara Wilson A strip of Hollywood history retains its sophistication while welcoming a new generation of ple...

Jews, Poles & Nazis: The Terrible History (New York Review)

The New York Review of Books | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

In his magnificent and humane microhistory, Christopher Browning has drawn on the "written, transcribed, and/or taped accounts of 292" Jewish survivor...

Chicago Mourns Polish Plane Crash Victims

NBC Chicago | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Chicago churches plan to hold memorial services Sunday honoring the 97 victims killed in the plane crash that killed Poland's president and a Chicago ...

Polish President Plane Crash: 87 Dead, President Lech Kaczynski On Flight

AP | VICTORIA BURAVCHENKO and MONIKA SCISLOWSKA | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

SMOLENSK, Russia — The crash of an aging Russian airliner ravaged the top levels of Poland's military, political and church elite Saturday, killing ...

Poles, Czechs: US Missile Defense Shift A Betrayal

AP | VANESSA GERA | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

WARSAW, Poland — Poles and Czechs voiced deep concern Friday at President Barack Obama's decision to scrap a Bush-era missile defense shield pla...