Melanie D'Souza

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Few in the Arab World Care About Jerusalem

Pundits predicted Armageddon. Arab leaders announced days of rage—even war. And it all fizzled out.<p>There are important lessons to be learned from the …

Mapping The Collective Experience Of A City

Designers capture the more subjective qualities of a city by charting Instagram hashtags.<p>City maps are handy for negotiating streets and subway stops, but they tell us little about the character of a place and how people use it.<p>Parisians are more fond of cultural landmarks than food.<p>To capture the …

San Francisco

20 of the Best Free Fonts for Designers

Finding stylish fonts for your design projects can be a major time sink -- especially when you have to wade through seemingly endless pages of …

Typography

Reggae Rum Punch Cocktail Recipe

Serve in<p>1¾<p>fl oz<p>White overproof rum<p>¾<p>fl oz<p>Freshly squeezed lime juice<p>1<p>fl oz<p>Fresh pressed pineapple juice<p>1½<p>fl oz<p>Freshly squeezed orange juice<p>Display …

Rum

Reggae Chestnuts Await Travelers to Europe

King Solomon snuggles up to the visiting Queen of Sheba in Jerusalem.<p>Most Americans never heard of them, but a band of young singers from the West Indies came up with one of the United Kingdom's 10 best selling single records of all time. Named after an Australian detective series featuring a …

West Indies

Stranger Things Rendered in Amazing Plans

via GIPHY<p>Maybe it’s the eighties nostalgia. Maybe it’s the cast of lovable characters (a few reminiscent of The Goonies). Or maybe it’s just a break …

Stranger Things

Lessons for Sustainable Tourism From Cuba

This past week I had the opportunity to facilitate a Sustainable Tourism and Marine Science Symposium in Havana Cuba.<p>While many U.S. Citizens would not consider being a tourist in Cuba, as it is still not legal for U.S. Citizens to do so, it wasn't always that way.<p>The Hotel Nacionale<p>One such …

Cuba

The rise of India’s neo middle class

Kavita is a 35-year-old primary school teacher living in Nagpur. Her husband, Prakash, is an accountant working with a trading company. Together they …

Tamil Nadu

This Islamabadi Woman's Open Letter To Pakistanis Has Gone Viral In India Instead

Pakistan-India relations crumble faster than the cookie and everybody knows that tectonic shifts have nothing on these South-Asian frenemies. The …

Pakistan

What does an Indian city sound like? The answer is hauntingly beautiful

Walk up to the nearest traffic signal. Close your eyes. Listen.<p>That old autorickshaw passing by, the neighbourhood trinket-peddler, the brass band’s cacophony in a wedding procession, or the simultaneously blaring loudspeakers from temples and mosques—chances are, you’ve never paid attention to …

Brazil's Craze with Tiles on Buildings – everywhere!

Last time we travelled in Brazil we noticed it, and this time even more so: it’s a very common craze to cover the outside of many buildings with …