By Katarina Kovacevic I haven’t always been a girl’s girl. As a teenager, there was the typical adolescent cattiness between me and my friends: two of us would hop on the phone, call the third and try our hardest to pull out some piece of scandal from the unsuspecting girl.
By Ash Bruxvoort Six months ago I quit my full-time job to work on an organic farm in Iowa. Since then I’ve gone on to work at farms in California and New York, taking epic road trips in between jobs.
By Chelsea Stuart If you’re sitting at home anxiously awaiting our winter weather to morph into sunny spring days, do yourself a favor and head start your season with a trip to a botanical garden or arboretum.
By Chelsea Stuart Whether or not you’re a writer, it’s always nice to have the details of your trips written down for future reference.
By Judi Zienchuk Wine production in Canada is not an easy task; only certain grape varietals can survive a cooler Canadian growing period, and even the hardiest fruits are at risk of facing a late frost (or even full blow snow storm).
The Peace Corps has been placing volunteers in interested countries since 1961. While the mission of the organization hasn’t changed—“To promote world peace and friendship by fulfilling three goals: to help the people of interested countries in meeting their need for trained men and women, to help promote a better understanding of Americans on the part of the peoples serve, and to help promote a better understanding of other peoples on the part of Americans”—the application and placement process has.
BY RACHEL WALLACE Sometimes, in order to fit a workout in to a busy schedule, you wind up running on the treadmill like a hamster in its wheel.
Setting is often key in creating mood, adding color to characters, and grounding readers in an established culture.
By Marina Starkey According to Gawker it absolutely is, and they were even meaner about it. But if we at The Culture-ist are trying to be unbiased, objective, and maintain some semblance of proper journalistic practice, we believe there is more to the story than a few brash words.
Though the weather outside is frightful for many parts of the country still, it’s finally time to smile again because we’re going on spring break!
By Jessica Festa While there’s much to explore in the Azores — hiking, bird watching, surfing, UNESCO World Heritage Sites, history — one of the focuses of my recent trip there was local artisan culture.
By Chelsea Stuart We all know that museums are dedicated to the preservation of history, art and culture, but what about the environment?
In 2013 the Brewers Association reported that the US had a total of 2,768 microbreweries, brewpubs, and regional craft breweries.
BY RACHEL WALLACE During the months leading up to college graduation, it was not unusual for me to be asked about my post-grad plans multiple times a day.
By Rose Taylor Some tribes are well known; think of the Maasai and Samburu, Australian Aborigines, First Nation and Inuit groups.
Gone are the days when luggage was just a way to transport clothes and other personal items from one destination to the next.
Why we love Global Mamas: Global Mamas is a Ghanaian fair trade company that was founded in 2003. The organization empowers its workers, known as mamas, by paying them a fair wage for their crafts and helping them realize their ability to be financially independent, support their families, send their children to school, and improve their health.
Every year $5 billion of usable medications are destroyed, flushed down the toilet or dumped. SIRUM, a California-based nonprofit organization that facilitates the donations of medications, is working towards getting health facilities, pharmacies and hospitals, manufacturers and wholesalers, and others in the industry to donate these unopened unexpired medications to people in need.
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