Sunday, March 30, 2014
Seoul, at first glance, is not a city where you would expect to experience abundant agriculture. The megacity is filled with highly sophisticated urban features including advanced IT technology, an extensive mass transportation system and towering skyscrapers. But Seoul has been witnessing the rise of a civic movement aimed at embracing a slow but fruitful life. At the center of the movement is an army of urban farmers who are betting on a greener future for the city, rather than pursuing a faster, and perhaps easier, life.
Sunday, March 23, 2014
Whatever you're doing this Sunday, wherever you might be, take a moment to reflect on the most popular word in the English language, OK?
Known globally as the number one brand in alkaline batteries, loved and selected by parents and children alike, Duracell has been producing top-quality batteries sold worldwide since 1964.
The afro — the natural hairstyle forever synonymous with the “black is beautiful” movement championed by African-Americans in the 1960s — is making a comeback in the Ivory Coast.
Thursday, March 20, 2014
Directors of the World Design Capital (WDC) project are set to gather at the 2014 Taipei World Design Conference March 29 to share how different cities have improved citizens' lives through design.
Trappist monks leading a life of contemplation near the small Belgian town of Rochefort now find themselves in the global spotlight, under pressure to change as demand for their high-quality, home-brewed beer soars.
Wednesday, March 19, 2014
Americans of all ages still pay heed to serious news even as they seek out the lighter stuff, choosing their own way across a media landscape that no longer relies on front pages and evening newscasts to dictate what's worth knowing, according to a new study from the Media Insight Project.
Tuesday, March 18, 2014
Steam rises from a gourd filled with yerba mate as Wissam al-Halabi takes a sip, seated on a Lebanese mountain slope where the South American drink has become a local tradition.
Monday, March 17, 2014
Rohit Dugar moved to Hong Kong from New York three years ago and quickly realized that he didn't like any of the beer there. So he decided to make his own.
Sunday, March 16, 2014
The new Harry Potter-themed area opening at Universal Orlando Resort this summer will allow fans to ride the Hogwarts Express train and experience the British countryside just as the characters did in the book and movie series.