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Experience Mormonism (or Hinduism or Islam or Buddhism) For Yourself...

4 Aug 2009

Are Americans losing their religion? That's the question that ABC News posed when it reported that "young Americans are dramatically ... read more

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ETHICAL DILEMMA: The Right Way To Photograph People?

You see the perfect shot. A weathered guitar player leans against a Havana beach wall and belts out a heartfelt canción. A little boy dumps his ice cream on ... read more

29 Jan 2009
 

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TOP 5: Most Unusual McDonald's Dishes Abroad

Ask anyone to define American cuisine and chances are they’ll mention McDonald’s. But Mickey-D’s is more than just an American phenomenon. The McDonald’s Corporation operates more ... read more

09 Mar 2009
 

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ETHICAL DILEMMA: Leaving Your Comfort Zone

In February 2008, a study abroad student made headlines when he returned from Egypt weighing just 99 pounds, nearly 60 pounds less than when he departed. He had lived with ... read more

17 Mar 2009
 

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TOP 5: Green Initiatives Abroad

In the United States, we like to think of ourselves as innovators. But when it comes to tackling environmental problems ... read more

21 Apr 2009
 

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TOP 5: Boy Bands Beyond Borders

America's obsession with boy bands reached its screaming-teenage-girl zenith in the early 2000s, when ’N Sync and The Backstreet Boys topped the charts with hits like “It’s Gonna ... read more

30 Mar 2009
 

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TOP 5: Accidental Sexual Innuendos

In some countries, Americans are known for being slightly less than chaste. But even when our actions are pure, accidental slips of the tongue can reinforce our reputation as philandering ... read more

24 Mar 2009
 

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PHOTO CONTEST: Getting Places

Grand Prize Winner [Erg-Chebbi, Morocco] As the evening air grows frigid, Ali contemplates how much further Buaro and Jimi can ... read more

03 Apr 2009
 

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TOP 5: Japanese Slang Words

Google it. Friend me. LOL. Slang reveals a lot about how a culture is adapting to changing times. Take Japenese slang, which includes an acronym meaning “to forget your cell ... read more

07 Apr 2009
 

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ETHICAL DILEMMA: Should You Give Money To Street Children?

You are walking down the street when a young boy approaches you. He is wearing shabby clothes and appears hungry, and is cupping his hands as if to ask for ... read more

14 Apr 2009
 

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PHOTO CONTEST: Cultural Explorers

Winner [Jomsom, Nepal] – While traveling by bus to Jomsom, my friend and I discovered that part of the road was ... read more

05 Oct 2009
 

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TOP 5: Most Eligible World Leaders

At Glimpse, one of our goals is to inspire you to engage with people from other cultures. But what if you actually become engaged to someone from another culture? And ... read more

29 Apr 2009
 

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TOP 5: Reasons To Study Abroad In Singapore

OK, we admit it: We’re a little obsessed with Singapore. After winning independence from Malaysia in 1965, this tiny city-state on the tip of the Malay Peninsula developed at ... read more

12 May 2009
 

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SLIDESHOW: Around And About Singapore

After winning independence from Malaysia in 1965, this tiny city-state on the tip of the Malay Peninsula developed at breakneck ... read more

13 May 2009
 

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TOP 5: International Western Films

Two cowboys stare at each other, their hands hovering over their six shooters. A tumbleweed blows across the dirt road. Then, suddenly, a group of German-speaking Native Americans storms in ... read more

16 Jun 2009
 

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PHOTO CONTEST: World Styles

Grand Prize Winner [Seoul, South Korea] While walking in Samcheong-dong, Seoul, I encountered these two Koreans, both artists. I thought ... read more

13 Jul 2009
 

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PHOTO CONTEST: Street Performers

Grand Prize Winner [Melbourne, Australia] – On a Sunday afternoon, my friends and I were on our way back to the ... read more

01 Jun 2008
 

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PHOTO CONTEST: Market Day

Grand Prize Winner [Suva, Fiji] This family sells duruka, which has been dubbed by my host mother as "Fiji's ... read more

01 Jun 2008
 

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PHOTO CONTEST: Family Time

Grand Prize Winner [Kimana, Kenya] – Maasai culture is defined by its strong sense of community and extended family ties. The ... read more

01 Jun 2007
 

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TOP 5: Things NOT To Do After Returning From Abroad

  You’ve been abroad and now you're home. You’re more worldly, more cultured, and excited to share your experiences with your friends and family. You feel like a ... read more

01 Sep 2009
 

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TOP 5: Ways To Be A Respectful Vegetarian Abroad

Being a vegetarian abroad can be challenging. You’ll not only face practical concerns, like how to find good vegetarian meal options in some places, but also daunting cultural challenges ... read more

16 Nov 2009
 

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TOP 5: Health Tips From Abroad

Fat. Exhausted. Stressed. It seems that no matter what the study, Americans aren’t very healthy. We have a lot of heart attacks. We’re always tired. We take a ... read more

19 Jan 2010
 

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INTERVIEW: Wyclef Jean's Prayer For Haiti

In 2008, Glimpse editors Kerala Taylor and Anders Kelto sat down to chat with Haitian hip-hop legend Wyclef Jean. We wanted to know about the musician’s own experiences growing ... read more

20 Jan 2010
 

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PHOTO CONTEST: Best Shot

First-Place Winner [Chittagong, Bangladesh] Hiding from the ticket inspector, these women perch precariously between train coaches. Many Bangladeshis who travel ... read more

23 Feb 2010
 

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