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5 March 2014
By all accounts, Trinidad and Tobago Carnival 2014 was a rousing success, but a couple of bloggers have concerns about the sustainability of the festival in its current form.
1 March 2014
It may come as a surprise, but Japan has eight endangered languages. We interviewed Fija Byron, who is fighting to protect the language of Okinawan.
When it comes to the current unrest in the Crimea, Russian nationalism produces wildly dissimilar views about what Moscow ought to do.
26 February 2014
Like wine or seasonal fruit and veg, mushrooms are highly valued both in the mind and on the plate, associated with a better lifestyle and local produce.
21 February 2014
The Developing Latin America 2013 Apps Challenge selected 6 projects for the Regional acceleration stage, which seeks sustainable Apps with high social impact.
Interview: African culture and languages researcher Balde Mamadou Tafsir writes two blogs in Fula, his native language.
20 February 2014
In this article recapping the participation in our recent Blog Carnival, with the theme "I Love the Internet," check out how bloggers are inspired by the Internet.
19 February 2014
As far as countries go, "stan" is something of a bad brand. PR-sensitive Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev is suggesting it could be time for a change to his country's name.
18 February 2014
Japan has already seen people evicted from their homes and homeless people evicted from parks for past mega-events.
17 February 2014
Who are the people of Shiraz and what are their dreams? The world famous Humans of New York has inspired yet another local Facebook page.