The growing protests in Hong Kong have gripped the world’s attention.
As protests clog the streets, Beijing’s reliance on a peaceful financial hub in HK becomes ever clearer.
Watch Christoph Rehage change on his long walk and see the changes. By the end, he might need a shave.
The speed and scale of China’s rapid economic growth has led to widespread degradation of its densely inhabited coastlines, according to an analysis of 60 years of social, economic and environmental data.
Philly is the 11th most polluted city in the U.S and a metropolis with the highest rate of deep poverty, so if someone did sell cans of fresh air, could anyone afford it?
10 years after the US military realized they weren’t terrorists, these men are finally being granted their freedom.
An official from the Chinese government announced Monday that approximately 3.33 million hectares, or 8 million acres, of China’s farmland is now too polluted to grow crops.
Giovanni Barbieri would like to see a peaceful solution brokered by the UN to the crisis in Syria. And he’d like us all to help make that happen.
Official reports indicate terrorism was not a factor in Saturday’s crash at San Francisco International Airport.
A two-year-old girl was saved after falling from her family’s 5th-floor window by a group of mail carriers in Eastern China.
I’m no economist, so I’m expecting that someone who understands global commerce better than I will set me straight. But until then…
In 2009, Dick Stolp helped Hyeonseo Lee and her family escape from North Korea; watch Lee’s TED Talk and see their emotional reunion.
“He was just a typical World War II guy. Came home, went to work and got involved in civic and church stuff,” Barry Miller said.
People notice sexism but not enough take action. This video encourages pro-social bystander action to address the determinants of violence against women.
Greedy eyes are gazing at the moon glossed over with the potential of high profits from the next land of conquest.
Can harm be done by not telling a girl she is pretty?
Ebola, although deadly and highly infectious, is not easily transmitted and can be successfully treated, especially if caught early.
“Martin never expected to kill anyone when he was in the war. He had decided ahead of time to leave the killing up to the Marines.” By Sharon Erby
Jenn Fang is sick and tired of Bill O’Reilly’s commitment to the Model Minority myth, and wishes Jon Stewart had challenged the FoxNews star more effectively, and with more nuance.
Poet Lex Beatty shares about his life over the last year. This might be the most profoundly raw piece you will ever read regarding a man’s personal feelings about the journey to himself and his correct gender.
Thomas Fiffer (selfishly) believes that looking out for #1 makes you a better mate.
Historian Louis Venters reexamines the life of a forgotten African-American intellectual and religious leader, and explains why the battle for racial justice is neverending.
The Canadian reserve explodes in tears and anthems—just like the Americans we used to mock.
NASCAR’s most popular driver talks about concussions, coming back, and the price of “pushing through”.
“It was found that the men who ranked highest in terms of warm relationships averaged an annual earning of $114,000 more than those who appeared to have the least warm relationships during their highest earning years.”
What was it like for Sachin Rudraraju to go through his young life, never sure what he would be able to remember?
Hollywood heavyweight Paul Lazarus shifts gears and draws attention to a mind-bendingly brilliant invention that could save the lives of hundreds of millions.
Using Membership Rewards® from American Express, my family can experience a whole lot of things that might have otherwise been out of reach.
After 1000 punches, 1000 kicks, 500 knees and 500 elbows—every day— Thai Nguyen has an insight or two he’d like to share about fighting.
Jordan Gray was back and forth on whether or not he wanted to have children, so he interviewed 50 fathers to hear what they had to say.
A 12-step guide to surviving infidelity.