Monthly Archives: September 2014

Princess Haya: Equestrian’s Olympic savior moving on

by CNN // September 29, 2014 // Updated 12:00 GMT // 0 Comments

One of very few women to occupy such a prominent position within the Olympic movement, Haya is the subject of a warm, impromptu tribute from Pearson. “She’s brought inclusion from many countries that thought equestrianism was kind of elitist,” says the 10-time Paralympic champion. “She’s kept us in the Olympics by making sure London was […]

40 reasons why ‘SNL’ is still awesome

by CNN // September 26, 2014 // Updated 16:26 GMT // 0 Comments

From the beginning, “SNL” was both cutting-edge comedy and a throwback to TV’s golden era. The show aired live: no retakes, no second chances. Though there’s plenty of taped materialand an occasional delay in case of profanityit still airs live today. “From New York” Also like those golden age shows, it airs from New York. […]

Climate change: ‘I’m on the front lines of this crisis’

by CNN // September 22, 2014 // Updated 13:00 GMT // 0 Comments

Brenwho described himself as being “on the front lines of the this crisis”will be one of the most important people to attend Sunday’s People’s Climate March, which is expected to draw more than 100,000 protestors ahead of United Nations climate summit on Tuesday. He’s essential to the international climate conversation for two reasons. One, he’s […]

World Equestrian Games: Sights, sounds and groundbreaking hounds

by CNN // September 11, 2014 // Updated 12:45 GMT // 0 Comments

The driver is by no means alone: in the marathon, two teammates ride on the back of their carriage, shifting their weight as though riding a superbike rather than a souped-up stagecoach. Nobody drives a carriage quite like Boyd Exell. The Australian has now won three world titles in a row, mastering not only the […]

Insider Guide: Best of Toulouse

by CNN // September 11, 2014 // Updated 05:51 GMT // 0 Comments

North west of the city are the airport and the Airbus factorya must for aviation geeks. Hotels Luxury Grand Hotel de l’Opera For those seeking opulence, the Grand Hotel delivers. Smack-bang in the center of the old town, in the main square in front of the Opera, this traditional favorite is for people who like […]

While India’s girls are aborted, brides are wanted

by CNN // September 4, 2014 // Updated 02:59 GMT // 0 Comments

In India’s conservative society, remaining a bachelor is not an option. A new bride would help his parents, he says. “They would have had an easier life. They would have had someone to cook and to take care of them.” She should clean. She should run the household. She should bear children. And Narinder plans […]