In addition to monitoring the volatile border region between Israel and Lebanon, the peacekeepers build roads and teach foreign languages to locals.
Instead of making their way home for Christmas, many migrant workers are staying stateside.
Instead of buying last-minute Christmas gifts, make them and create memories at the same time.
From Enya's dulcet tones to Faith Hill's powerhouse vocals to a surprisingly pretty singing saw, peace on earth arrives in tune.
The Phillies' appearance in the World Series has given them something big to cheer about. Team spirit is popping up everywhere as the World Series shifts to Philadelphia for Game 3 Saturday. The city's fountains are gushing Phillies red banners of support hang from uncompleted skyscrapers bakers are producing cupcakes iced with baseball laces.
Canadian photographer's celebrity portraits avoided cynicism and remain revealing decades on.