Boubacar Boris Diop Wins Prestigious 2022 Neustadt International Prize for Literature

World Literature Today, the University of Oklahoma’s award-winning magazine of international literature and culture, announced late Tuesday evening that Boubacar Boris Diop is the 27th laureate of the renowned Neustadt International Prize for Literature. Awarded in alternating years with the NSK Neustadt Prize for Children’s and Young Adult Literature, the Neustadt Prize recognizes outstanding literary … Read more

New Study Reveals Why Consumers Get Scammed

According to a new study by ScamAdviser, of 4,300+ consumers, scammers reach nearly everybody. 62% of the survey participants are certain that they have been exposed to a scam in the last year. The main reason consumers get scammed? Hubris! There is a huge gap between how good consumers think they are at identifying scams and … Read more

‘Protector Monuments Reclaim the Pedestal’: a Public Art Campaign Explores the Intersection of Storytelling, Art & Activism

In partnership with the artist Joe Reginella, known as “The Banksy of Monuments”, I Am Your Protector provokes a new vision of who should get placed on pedestals with an exhibition of five life-size monuments. The monuments represent 5 protector stories that have brought people together across lines of perceived divide (religion, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, … Read more

Gansu 2021 Cultural Expo and Tourism Festival to Promote Chinese Culture to the World

Two cultural events will be jointly held from September 24 to 26 in Dunhuang, northwest China’s Gansu province, to promote Chinese culture to the world. Both events were organized by the People’s Government of Gansu Province, with an English website launched alongside. The 10th Dunhuang Tour – Silk Road International Tourism Festival and the Fifth … Read more

Company Creates Wristband to Quickly Identify Vaccination Status

Today, STRIPED MEANS VAXXED announced a wristband designed to become the universally recognized symbol for vaccination status. STRIPED MEANS VAXXED released the band so vaccinated individuals could visit stores, restaurants, and events maskless (when allowed). without feeling like they are being mistaken for being unvaccinated.  STRIPED MEANS VAXXED founder, Eric Krinchin, created the band after feeling … Read more

Maxxgroom Launches ‘A True Game Changer’ in Men’s Grooming

Maxxgroom announced this week it has released the first-ever men’s grooming ready-to-use wax stick called the MaxxGroom Wax Stick. “We all know that electric nose trimmers don’t work well, are loud, annoying to use, and leave irritating thick stubble behind,” said Brad Harrison, founder and owner of Maxxgroom Wax Sticks. “With our first-ever wax sticks … Read more

Multicultural Symposium Series Summit on Racial Crises in UK and US Marks 1-Year Anniversary of Murder of George Floyd

A panel of experts on diversity, equity and inclusion-generating solutions to racial discrimination and racial hatred will come together through bilateral dialogue on race, Saturday, 22 May 2021 via Zoom Meeting Platform. More than 200 business and governmental leaders are expected to participate from the UK and the US. This summit on race begins at … Read more

Unique Event Calls Attention to Childhood Drowning Concerns Ahead of Memorial Day Weekend

As Memorial Day and summer vacations approach, a Los Angeles nonprofit is making a unique effort to educate millions about the growing dangers of childhood drowning. Meow Meow Foundation recently passed California legislation which declares every third week of May as Roxie’s Wish: Drowning Prevention Week for Children. Coinciding with this annual event, the organization … Read more