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10 Great Cultural Contributions Of The Borgias

Pope Alexander VI is often considered the most evil man ever to hold the papal office. He fathered seven children, helped his son Cesare invade …

List-Worthy

The ultimate causes of Brexit: history, culture, and geography

Xenophobia, austerity, and dissatisfaction with politics may have contributed to the Brexit vote. But James Dennison and Noah Carl write that, …

Europe

Donald Trump’s Culture War

There’s an irony in a passel of Republicans standing up, during a convention that nominated a reality TV entertainer for president, to tell America …

Responding to catastrophe with culture

POLITICS intruding on culture can be unnerving. Stalin restricted Shostakovich’s work in the name of state order. The Third Reich’s appropriation of …

Flute
Silk Road

Why I fled multiculturalism

KIEV — I was born in India to an American mother and Indian father and moved to the United States after high school to study at New York’s Columbia …

Columbia University

The US government is creating a culture of distrust and fear on Wall Street

Sanjay Valvani grew up in Michigan and graduated with an M.B.A. from Duke University's Fuqua School of Business in 2001 before going to Wall Street. He endowed two scholarships and was a member of the board of visitors at his alma mater business school. But ultimately, a successful career and a …

Wall Street

Baz Luhrmann Says The Get Down Is a Love Letter to Hip-Hop Culture

Yes, <i>The Get Down --</i>Netflix's upcoming series about young kids coming of age in The Bronx in the early days of hip-hop — is full of drool-worthy eye …

Danny McBride puts the Homer in homeroom: “‘The Odyssey’ finds its way into everything we do”

Salon talks to the “Vice Principals” star about finding the weird humor in Southern culture, myths and masculinity<p>In HBO’s new dark comedy "Vice Principals," Danny McBride finds himself once again in the unenviable position of being perpetually unenviable. McBride’s uptight, insecure Neil Gamby is …

TV

You Can Now Buy All Black Hot Dogs in IKEA Japan

Get the latest viral stories daily! Like us:<p>Japan, the country, the culture and the people have always been somewhat … <i>creative</i>.<p>So when there’s …

The Culture Set of Guadalajara

"I moved here for love,” said the artist Eduardo Sarabia. We were seated across from each other at Hueso, a striking restaurant where the walls are …

Buenos Aires

Modern Diplomacy - Modern Diplomacy

The culture of college is an asset, not a flaw

<b>Each week,</b> <b>In Theory takes on a big idea in the news and explores it from a range of perspectives. This week we’re talking about higher education models. Need a primer? Catch up here.</b><p><i>Robert Pondiscio is a senior fellow at the Thomas B. Fordham Institute, an education think tank in Washington.</i><p>A few …

Higher Education

The Best of Arts and Culture in Europe

MODERN ART<br>Francis Picabia – A Retrospective <br>SWITZERLAND<br>ZÜRICH<br>Kunsthaus<br>> 25/09<br>The Kunsthaus in Zürich is presenting an wide-ranging retrospective of the work of Francis Picabia, one of the leading-lights of the Dada Movement. His output covers Impressionism, radical abstraction, photo-based and …

The political economy of culture and ethnicity | VOX, CEPR’s Policy Portal

Are ethnic cleavages associated with deep differences in preferences, norms, values, and attitudes? Many people think so. In developing countries, …

Race & Ethnicity

Celtic Tiger Still Roars in a Cosmopolitan Dublin

It is the premiere of the 41-year-old Irish director John Carney’s autobiographical film <i>Sing Street</i> , a musical set in Dublin in the mid-1980s, that …

Japanese School Girls Show Off More Legs With Shorter Socks?

| FASHION | Posted<p>Sponsored Links<p>When you think about Japanese school girls’ uniform, tops and skirts will be considered as priority. So far we have …

Clothing

Bruce Lee’s Never-Before-Seen Writings on Willpower, Emotion, Reason, Memory, Imagination, and Confidence

“You will never get any more out of life than you expect.”<p>Although <b>Bruce Lee</b> (November 27, 1940–July 20, 1973) is best known for his legendary legacy in martial arts and film, he was also one of the most underappreciated philosophers of the twentieth century, instrumental in introducing Eastern …

Bruce Lee

Addressing Class, Culture and Identity in Modern Britain

Post Brexit, a timely new exhibition highlights the way in which photographers including Derek Ridgers, John Bulmer and Jo Spence have documented …

Is Culture Borrowing Always Theft?

American music has always been a great and complex exchange. But who, exactly, gets to borrow from whom, and under what conditions, has become …

Tijuana looks inward, not northward, to spark cultural revival

As tourism dried up, the life went out of Tijuana's long-rowdy main drag. But today the city is a hot spot for cutting-edge artwork, gastronomy, and …

Mexico

Behind the Scenes of Michigan State's Epic Drive to Beat Iowa

If, eons from now, a time capsule were found buried somewhere in the American Midwest with the words “BIG TEN FOOTBALL OFFENSE” on it, one could …

College Sports
College Football
College Football