TAKING IT FROM THE FINNS | In Finland, my hours with the Nordic wolves

Feeling the heat | One midsummer night in Tampere, three Finnish guys handed me their sausages. We had just met in a park, they invited me into their circle, and later we hung out together feeling the heat inside the sauna of one of their nearby houses. Would you have accepted their offer and placed the sausages in your mouth? Read More

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Texas university hosts cultural expedition to Guatemala

The group will use Casa Herrera, a 17th-century Spanish Colonial property located in the heart of Antigua, as a home base while exploring local, historical points of interest and taking part in lectures and tours taught by professors from the university and Mesoamerican scholars. Read More

Because it Cannes: Agence France Presse wraps French city with glamorous photos of movie stars

The selected photos in Cannes have a lot of pointing and waving in them: Alfred Hitchcock fingering the viewer directly, Michael Douglas waving in the air, Tony Curtis also pointing a finger, Quentin Tarantino with two palms up in the air, and Sophia Loren also with her arms up Read More