Who Am I? The Self-Exploration of a Third Culture Kid

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By Ana Prundaru I’m a third culture kid. My home is floating somewhere along the airport buzz, between flavorless in-flight meals and random conversations with strangers. I receive my daily vitamins from an airport Starbucks and my entire belongings fit into a Samsonite Hyperspace 17 upright. I boarded my first International flight to China at the […]

Block Shop Sisters and the Painted Scarves from Rajasthan

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  By Agnieszka Bielecka What happens when you bring together two talented sisters, Indian textile artisans and inspirations from the American desert? The answer would be: Block Shop Textiles, a Los Angeles-based company run by Lily and Hopie Stockman. Back in 2010, while Lily was living in India, she fell in love with traditional textiles from the […]

Join Us in NYC on September 21 for the Largest Climate Mobilization in History

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On September 21, tens of thousands of people will come together in NYC just as world leaders arrive in town for an emergency climate summit at the UN. The massive gathering of people from around the country will stand in unity for the People’s Climate March, which is anticipated to be the largest demonstration on climate change in history. Here’s why: The People’s […]

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 […]

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 […]

Links That Make Us Think – 8/20/14

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A roundup of meaningful, insightful and fascinating stories from around the globe: The 10 most visited countries in the world  THRILLIST | TUE, AUG 19 Kenya’s Growing Ketamine Problem  VICE TRAVEL | MON, AUG 18 How Do You Compete With a Flying Toilet?  GOOD | WED, AUG 20 No One Wants You to Know How […]