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“Tiny Houses” Could be Solution to World’s Housing Problems

New York, N.Y. They’re small, self-sustaining – and they could revolutionize the way we think about housing around the world, as building materials become scarcer. Measuring just about 22-square-meters, or some 200-square-feet, a demonstration unit for the eco-friendly and affordable housing, debuted on the U.N. Plaza in New York this week. U.N. Environment (UNEP) and […]

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United Nations Marks 100 Years Since Nelson Mandela’s Birth

New York, N.Y. Taking stock of his “vast” legacy for mankind, the United Nations will mark 100 years since the birth of the late anti-Apartheid activist, Nelson Mandela, on Wednesday. “Nelson Mandela was a towering global advocate for justice and equality”, said UN Secretary-General António Guterres in his video message for Nelson Mandela International Day, annually observed on […]

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H.H. The Dalai Lama’s 83rd Birthday Interfaith Celebration in NYC

New York, N.Y. Every year on July 6th since His Holiness’ 80th birthday, New Yorkers have come together to celebrate H.H. the Dalai Lama birthday for World Peace through Compassion. The event took place on Friday, July 6 at Marriott Essex House in Central Park South, New York City and was sponsored and organized by Gaia Holistic […]

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5 Foods that Stain Teeth and Cause Bad Breath (and What to Do About it)

Each day we eat and drink things without giving a second thought about the impact that they may have on our teeth or breath. Yet we will look into the mirror and wish our teeth were whiter, or find throughout the day that we suddenly have breath that makes us want to hide from talking […]

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VIDEO: Criminal Gangs in Guatemala Drive Many to Flee

Washington, D.C. Guatemalan Yeni González is one of the few mothers able to see their children after they were separated earlier this year under the Trump administration’s zero tolerance policy when they tried to cross the southern U.S. border illegally. VOA’s Celia Mendoza reported last week when González traveled to New York to see her […]

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5 Trends in High Fashion Shoes and How to Make them More Comfortable

It’s difficult to discuss high-fashion women’s shoes without discussing high heels. After all, heels or pumps tend to dominate the fashion world. Women love them, men love to look at them. They make women look more attractive and feel bolder, a combination that’s hard to beat. When it comes to the trends in high-fashion shoes […]

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Mark Your Calendar: What’s Up In New York City – and Our World

New York, N.Y. The Stewardship Report on Connecting Goodness (website/Facebook), in cooperation with The James Jay Dudley Luce Foundation (website/Facebook), Orphans International Worldwide (website/Facebook), and the New York Global Leaders Lions Club (Facebook), maintains this calendar of events for New York City. All events are open to the public for free/fee and take place in NYC unless otherwise noted. […]

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Summer Around the World 2018: Same but Different

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Crime Museum: Surveillance Van and Overlooked Gems at Alcatraz East

Pigeon Forge, TN. There’s a new artifact on display at Alcatraz East, but since its focus is on undercover work it might be hard to spot. The crime museum in Pigeon Forge is giving visitors a look inside the workings of law enforcement surveillance, with a van formerly used by the U.S. Food and Drug […]

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Cities in Flames; Haiti Orphans International Director Stranded

Phadoul Amisal, the first director of Orphans International Worldwide Haiti (link), hired in 2000 and trained in Indonesia following the Tsunami in 2004, was stranded in New York en route to Port-au-Prince as all flights into Haiti were cancelled Saturday night. U.S. Issues Warning to Americans in Haiti Marigot, Haiti. The U.S. State Department has called […]

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Five Things Your Shoes Say About You

Detention of Unaccompanied Minors at U.S. Entry Nothing New

Tibetan Migration from China Into India Down to a Trickle

A Dream Grows In Brooklyn

J. Luce Foundation Joins “Breaking Walls” in Santiago, Chile

The Curious Case of Nick Young

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