Featured Blog Posts – October 2013 Archive (92)


She is waiting for change and hoping that people would view her equally and not just as a poor Ethiopian child. I'm sure people can keep their culture and still be recognized in this new and advanced world.

Name: Dominic Kla.

School Affiliation: YWAM University of the Nations

Nationality: Germany

Thanks for having me…


Added by Dominic Kla on October 7, 2013 at 6:32am — 6 Comments

Jump! Photography Contest Entry

This photo depicts a group of teens reaching for the sky. They are all different people with different personalities and beliefs, but all are striving for a common goal: happiness.

Name: Ella Williams

School Affiliation: Hanover High School

Nationality: United States

Thank you for considering my…

Added by Ella Williams on October 6, 2013 at 2:51pm — No Comments

International Student Photo Contest Entry

Living with differences involves respect for one's rights, whatever his economic standing in life, his outlook and gender preference, his race, color or nationality.

Men can be women as well. Here we show a celebration of men and women dressed with their red shirts and outfits, color which symbolizes energy, war, danger, strength, power, determination as well as…


Added by Joselito Narciso B. Caparino on October 5, 2013 at 6:26am — No Comments

North Korea Witness to Transformation Weekly Update for October 4th

In this blog, we report on developments in and around North Korea, including the broader security setting and political, economic and social change in the country.

Marcus Noland: Director of Studies & Senior Fellow Peterson Institute for International Economics

Stephan Haggard: Lawrence and Sallye Krause Professor at the University of…


Added by Kent Boydston on October 4, 2013 at 10:50am — No Comments

Hungry Mule

He is a tired and hungry mule .He is very clumsy, he was very diligent, food scattered over the ground, but he does not despise.It's touching.

[Full Name]        Li Buyi

[School Affiliation]    Beijing Institute of Fashion Technology

Nationality: [Country Name]…


Added by Li Buyi on October 3, 2013 at 12:29pm — No Comments

Modern Model

This is a painting, or a model?

[Full Name]        Li Buyi
[School Affiliation]    Beijing Institute of Fashion Technology
Nationality: [Country Name] China

Added by Li Buyi on October 3, 2013 at 12:23pm — No Comments

# photo2013 the Photographs of Li Buyi

What do the whispering stone lions chat about  exactly?It's a secret.

[Full Name]        Li Buyi
[School Affiliation]    Beijing Institute of Fashion Technology
Nationality: [Country Name] China

Added by Li Buyi on October 3, 2013 at 11:30am — 1 Comment


Sara Saeed Alkhafajy Dubai British School-Dubai,UAE Iraqi This picture represents living with difference in a unique way.It shows how fragile and forlorn we might be on the inside,but can still manage to hide all these emotions by different masks.Living with difference means that we all are different people from the inside.I have chosen a face of a young woman because… Continue

Added by Sara Saeed on October 3, 2013 at 11:30am — No Comments

Alone But With Integrity

Integrity is tested most when one must stand alone against those who oppose that which you believe to be your purpose in life. If one look around at the global world one strive to connect to those who live with 100% integrity and those who cannot be corrupted by money, power, status or food. It is good to see that these leaders are well and objective.

Let us keep standing for the greater good of humanity as a global family.


Added by Christina De Wet on October 3, 2013 at 4:56am — 2 Comments

Good time with these guys

I was in a camp for leadership training in my faculty. The camp was made for freshmen who just entered Economic and Business Faculty of Airlangga University, Indonesia. Even though I'm not a freshmen anymore, I came with my friends to watch and do nostalgia. Hahaha I really love this activity because I can gather with a lot of peer groups in my faculty and spend more time with…


Added by Mary Francesca Elizabeth Tjoeng on October 2, 2013 at 9:30pm — No Comments

First-world Issue? Or 'a Small Step Forward for Developed Nations?' -- the Bicycle-Sharing Scheme*

A few days ago, after much thought and consideration, I finally decided ‘enough was enough’, it was time for me to take better care of myself—lifestyle and all.

So, I made the decision to join the Gold’s Gym across Omotesando Hills in Tokyo.


As I was starting to run a little behind schedule, I ended up cabbing to the station,…


Added by Tatsuya S. Liu on October 2, 2013 at 11:30am — 2 Comments

Guinea: the end of the democratic transition?

With a two years delay, this Saturday more than five million Guineans were finally called to participate in a legislative election that officially certified the completion of the path to democracy –a process that begun in November 2010 with the first transparent and open presidential election in Guinea since its independence from France in 1958.

Yet, do these long overdue elections really mark the final of the transition?

 Technically, yes. Despite flaws –some voting stations…


Added by Ana Polo Alonso on October 1, 2013 at 8:00am — 2 Comments

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