While air travel has become progressively less exclusive, rail is edging back towards the prestige it once had. But it has had a chequered historical and cultural past.
Omnicom's RAPP Names Alexei Orlov as Chief Executive Officer
NEW YORK, June 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- RAPP (www.rapp.com), a global customer experience agency and part of Omnicom's DAS Group of Companies, today announced the appointment of Alexei Orlov as its Chief Executive Officer. Orlov will assume the role of CEO in July and report directly to Dale A. Adams, Chairman and CEO of DAS Group of Companies. "I am confident that his well-known passion for ...
‘Drunktown's Finest,’ ‘The Circle’ Win Top Outfest Awards
Sydney Freeland's narrative feature “Drunktown's Finest” and Stefan Haupt's documentary “The Circle” have won the top jury awards at the 2014 Outfest, organizers announced on Sunday, as the 11-day Los Angeles festival devoted to LGBT stories came to an end.
Posted: Wednesday, July 9, 2014 12:00 am | Updated: 1:20 pm, Fri Jul 11, 2014. Rangina represents Kandahar Treasure, a cooperative of embroiderers creating unique traditional work inspired by Islamic geometric shapes and hand-embroidered on fabric.
Nancy Scheper-Hughes, organ detective
Tracking the organ trade, the UC Berkeley anthropologist visited African and South American dialysis units, organ banks, police morgues and hospitals. She interviewed surgeons, patient’s rights activists, pathologists, nephrologists, and nurses. So why aren’t more people listening to her? (From the Pacific Standard .)