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  • vape chick
    Oxford Dictionaries declares 'vape' word of the year
    Every year, the good people at Oxford Dictionaries search long and hard to find the perfect word that accurately encapsulates the overarching mindset of society. In the words of their blog, the word of the year is chosen "to reflect the ethos...
  • "Muslims pray in Christian National Cathedral"
    Sunday Dialogue: Is Muslim religion changing American culture?
    Some while back, President Obama declared that America was no longer a Christian nation. And he may be right – but why?Immigrants have been coming to this nation since the late 1600’s, and they came to have a new life; one of freedom;...
  • AED
    Man who removes woman's shirt to save her life called 'pervert'
    From the No Good Deed Goes Unpunished Department: A man in Japan wasbranded a “pervert” because of the manner in which heprovided emergency medical assistance to a woman who had been involved in a traffic accident and had no pulse....
  • Geotourism promotes Florida's gulf coast culture, history and nature
    Geotourism promotes Florida's gulf coast culture, history and nature
    Geotourism is tourism where the geographic character of a place, the environment, culture, history, and heritage of an area is the central attraction and the purpose is to preserve those elements. The U.S. Gulf Coast States Geotourism Program...
  • The Book of Life
    Review: 'The Book of Life' is a visual stunner
    “The Book of Life” is a recent computer animated film focusing on the story of Manolo (voiced by Diego Luna), Maria (voiced by Zoe Saldana), and Joaquin (voiced by Channing Tatum), three childhood friends who find themselves caught in...
  • What are the current trends in religion?
    What are the current trends in religion?
    What are the current trends in religion?Currently 33% of the population follows Christianity, 22% Islam, 15% Hinduism, 14% Non religion, 6% Buddhism, 4% Chinese traditional, 3% Primal-indigenous and 3% other. The people now have a greater...
  • Saggy pants
    Florida city repeals saggy pants ordinance following pressure from NAACP
    Do your pants hang low?Do they wobble to and fro?The answer in Ocala, Fla., once again is a resounding yes.WFTV reports:Ocala city leaders have voted torepeal a controversial ordinancethat banned saggy pants.The ordinance was discussed at the city...
  • Getty Center: The Genius is in the (architecture) details
    Getty Center: The Genius is in the (architecture) details
    . Abeautiful modern white structure accented by thousands of travertine stone sits atop of the Santa Monica Mountains in Los Angeles with spectacular panoramic vistas of the great metropolitan area. I recently visited the center and museum and as...
  • Goya, Picasso, Dali, El Greco exhibits across U.S. open this fall
    Goya, Picasso, Dali, El Greco exhibits across U.S. open this fall
    Four of Spain's greatest artists, Goya, Picasso, Dali, and El Greco -- for the 400th anniversary of his death -- will be honored across the United States this fall, as the Embassy of Spain launches its 2014-2015 cultural season.GoyaFrancisco...
  • Native American Dancer
    Native American Day celebrated in Woodland Park
    Woodland Park got a head start on the Labor Day holiday on August 30, 2014, celebrating Native American culture with the Seven Falls Indian Dancers and a wolf ambassador from the Rocky Mountain Wildlife Foundation. On a beautiful mountain morning...
  • Kreyolicious
    Kreyolicious: From Haiti to Habitat to Humanity in Nashville, TN
    If you are into all things Haitian and happen to be looking for a place on the web to keep up with other people in a like minded groove then there is a place on the web where you can go."The blogger who calls herself Kreyolicious (that is...
  • A visit to the Ronald Reagan Library plays out like a movie set
    A visit to the Ronald Reagan Library plays out like a trip through a movie set
    No matter what side of the political fence you sit on, if you care at all about history, a trip to the newly-renovated Ronald Reagan Presidential Library and Museum is a must. Strolling around the 125,000 square-foot facility plays out like a...
  • Sa Paper umbrellas at Bo Sang Handicraft Center, Chiang Mai, Thailand
    Witness the art of Sa Paper umbrella crafting at Bo Sang Village
    In addition to their deliciously famousKhao SoiNoodles, Chiang Mai is also well known for it's silk and hand-woven textiles. Along San Kamphaeng Road lay many factories and show rooms creating and displaying silk, silverware and gems....
  • "Te Ata"
    Native actors & actresses can audition online for 'Te Ata' at official website
    The Chickasaw Nation is producing a feature film about Native American performer “Te Ata” (Mary Frances Thompson). It was said that Mary adopted the name “Te Ata” to honor her Chickasaw Indian heritage during the 1920's...
  • Medellin's best authentic Colombian cuisine
    Medellin's best kept secret: The kitchen of El Chef
    Tourists and long-time Medellin residents alike can be forgiven for overlooking this tiny Colombian restaurant. Tucked away on a quiet street in Zona Fucsia, with no visible signage, El Chef looks like any other small business on the street, with...