Culture http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/21759/all en John Lennon suffered from eating disorders, new book claims http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/culture-lifestyle/entertainment/120306/john-lennon-suffered-eating-disorders-new-book- According to a new book by pop culture historian, Debra Sharon Davis, John Lennon suffered from 'food fetishes' and 'obsessions.'<p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/culture-lifestyle/entertainment/120306/john-lennon-suffered-eating-disorders-new-book-" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Culture eating disorder Music Entertainment Tue, 06 Mar 2012 23:57:49 +0000 Alexander Besant 5694899 at http://www.globalpost.com Louvre’s new Islamic wing aims to bridge cultural divide http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/europe/france/121112/louvre-islamic-wing-paris-france-culture <p>&nbsp;</p> <p style="line-height: 20px; ">PARIS &mdash; The Louvre doesn&rsquo;t do things on a small scale. When the world&rsquo;s most famous and most popular museum &mdash; it hosts more than nine million visitors a year &mdash; decided to add a new Islamic art wing, it took $125 million and a decade to build.&nbsp;<span style="line-height: 20px; ">Opened earlier this year, its 18,000 works of art have drawn eager crowds. But it remains to be seen whether it will do anything to help bridge the growing divide between most French and the country&rsquo;s 4 million Muslim residents during an especially tense time.</span></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/europe/france/121112/louvre-islamic-wing-paris-france-culture" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Culture Travel/Tourism France World Religion Culture & Lifestyle Tue, 13 Nov 2012 11:00:04 +0000 Valerie Gladstone 5725759 at http://www.globalpost.com 10 amazing McDonald's commercials that explain the world http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/culture-lifestyle/food-drink/130709/10-amazing-mcdonalds-commercials-international <p>Have you ever pictured Ronald McDonald in a dress?</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/culture-lifestyle/food-drink/130709/10-amazing-mcdonalds-commercials-international" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Companies Culture Egypt Travel/Tourism Entertainment Want to Know Food & Drink Brazil Germany Israel and Palestine India Japan Russia Turkey Philippines South Korea Tue, 09 Jul 2013 18:28:00 +0000 Emily Lodish 5879412 at http://www.globalpost.com Happy World Goth Day! Here are goths from around the world http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/culture-lifestyle/140522/happy-world-goth-day-here-are-goths-around-the-world <p><span style="font-size: 13px; line-height: 20px;">Today, and every May 22, is &ldquo;a day where the goth scene gets to celebrate its own being, and an opportunity to make its presence known to the rest of the world.&rdquo; So strap on your corset (put your boots on FIRST), cue up &ldquo;This Corrosion,&rdquo; and enjoy these photos of folks worldwide who are keeping the black flame alive.</span></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/culture-lifestyle/140522/happy-world-goth-day-here-are-goths-around-the-world" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Argentina Culture Want to Know Canada Culture & Lifestyle Italy Japan South Africa Philippines Thu, 22 May 2014 17:39:56 +0000 Jess Zimmerman 6154439 at http://www.globalpost.com