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Being and Nothingness in Bangaluru

Bangalore Hindu temples

By Editor-in-Chief David Lee Cummings in Bangaluru, India. Editor’s note: This dispatch is a follow-up to “First Impressions from Charles de Gaulle Airport in Paris.” I’ve been in Bangaluru for

First Impressions from Charles de Gaulle Airport in Paris

By Editor-in-Chief David Lee Cummings in Paris, France. I’m on my way to Bangaluru (formerly Bangalore), India, and it’s been an adventurous 15 hours. Currently I write in the Charles

A Famous Outlaw, Other Gems Uncovered in a Shabby Old Tavern

Old Timber Inn, Cincinnati

By Editor-in-Chief David Lee Cummings in Cincinnati, Ohio. So, there’s this establishment called the Old Timber Inn I used to drive by nearly every single day for about a decade.

Where Did the “Keep Calm and Carry On” Meme Come From?

Keep Calm and Carry On - Original Poster

By Editor-in-Chief David Lee Cummings in Cincinnati, Ohio. Surely you’ve seen the “Keep Calm and Carry On” meme on a T-shirt or the Internet. So, where did this ubiquitous iconic

Vox Humana: 2013 Year in Review, 2014 Year in Anticipation

Vox Humana

The New Year is a time for reflection. As we head into 2014, per the Gregorian (Western) calendar, let’s do just that. This past year saw the launch of Vox

Super Typhoon Yolanda

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By correspondent Iya in the Philippines. Typhoon Yolanda, (Haiyan, its International codename), a super typhoon with extraordinary power made its landfall on November 8, 2013 among the islands of the

Dragon Dance: Singapore Celebration!

Dragon-dance-Chinese-New-Year

By correspondent Suey Uioda from Singapore Dragon dance is very popular in Singapore as special event performance. It is being performed in almost each type of events which include sports

Holi Festival in India: Festival of colors and joys!

Holi celebration India

By correspondent Nikita from Goa in India Although not held in December, Holi festival is the most popular festival in India. This festival is not only famous but also most

Ancient Christian customs for Christmas Eve

Shepherd

By Correspondent Radmila Aras in Belgrade, Serbia. Christmas is the biggest Christian holiday which celebrates the birth of Jesus Christ. According to historical data Christmas is officially celebrated from the

Angellera

Angellera

By correspondents Jérémy Saint-Peyre and Joseph Allobbeh in Kibera, Nairobi, Kenya (as told to them by Angellera) I am twenty-four, my name is Angellera. I was born in Kibera and