Kula Project: For the Farmer

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By Diana Smith Sarah Buchanan didn’t grow up on a farm. She didn’t study agriculture at her university, Georgia State, and until a few years ago, the only plant she may have envisioned herself cultivating was basil. But a little girl in a blue sweater would change all of that. “My passion was kids,” explains […]

Saving the Language of Norfolk Island

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By Francesca Baker There’s a small island just off the coast of Australia. I mean small – a population of 2800 live on 36 square kilometres. It’s part of the Australian Commonwealth, and many at the age of 18 move to the mainland, lured by the lights of Sydney, but Norfolk Island remains home. The […]

Street Dining in Style at London’s Dalston Yard

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By JJ Fox London is the home of swanky restaurants and chic eateries with enough celebrity chefs to populate a small village. The quality of the food is sky high but so is the price tag and the clientele are certainly not your average Joe. So what happens when you combine great quality food with […]

Links That Make Us Think: 6/26/14

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Thinking child photo via Shutterstock A roundup of meaningful, insightful and fascinating stories from around the globe: 4 Scenarios Show What Climate Change Will Do To The Earth, From Pretty Bad To Disaster  CO.EXIST | TUE, AUG 26 Europe’s 10 cheapest major cities  THRILLIST | MON, AUG 25 14 Unique Hotels for an Extraordinary Vacation  LIFESTYLE […]

Why Oaxaca is One of Mexico’s Best Kept Secrets

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By Steven Van Yoder When Spanish conquistador Hernan Cortez was asked to describe the Mexican landscape he conquered some 500 years ago, he crumpled a piece of paper and set it on a table. Cortez managed to subjugate an entire country in a few years, but was quick to note that victory had not been […]