Xu Sylvia

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China says Panchen Lama 'living a normal life' 20 years after disappearance

Authorities say missing Gendun Choekyi Nyima, who was taken away at age 6, is ‘growing up healthily’ and ‘does not want to be disturbed’<p>A young Tibetan who vanished two decades ago after he was chosen by the Dalai Lama as the second-highest figure in Tibetan Buddhism is “living a normal life” and …

Hinduism

Al Qaeda Commander Tweets Support for ISIS Hostage Abdul Rahman Kassig

An al Qaeda commander tweeted his support for Abdul Rahman Kassig, the American captive threatened with execution by ISIS. “The doctor who welcomed me in the [the city of Deir Ezzour] hospital and performed a successful operation was Peter,” Abu Omar Aqidi, a local commander with the Al-Nusra …

The 10 Cities You'll Be Talking About In 2015

Lonely Planet is on a roll. The travel company released their Best in Travel lists this week, including the countries you need to be visiting (hint: Singapore) and the budget destinations to hit up next year.<p>Also on the list, of course, are the 10 cities you should be visiting in 2015. You're …

Your Creativity Might Be Stifled By Your Expertise

Your expertise got you where you are. But will it keep you from seeing where to go next?<p>It's great to be an expert, right? Of course it is. But is it possible that your expertise is actually undermining your ability to think creatively and be open to new ideas? Recent research has revealed that …

Creativity

Putin Just Gave One Of The Most Anti-American Speeches Of His Career

Putin was speaking before an "informal group of experts" at a mountain resort outside the former Olympic city of Sochi that included Western specialists critical of his rule. The Russian president held little back rhetorically, blaming the US for military escalations in the former Soviet space and …

Hillary Clinton: It's not businesses that create jobs