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Wednesday, September 9, 2015
If you are holidaying on a Mediterranean cruise ship, celebrating your winnings at an Asian casino or dining with the president of the United States, the chances are a Filipino will be cooking your meal.
Tuesday, September 8, 2015
Young people don't have many places to socialize in conservative Algeria. But now the North African's country's youth are discovering something their counterparts in the West embraced a generation ago: the shopping mall.
Monday, September 7, 2015
Israel beaches come alive with the sound of the 'national sport' matkot
It starts with a simple knock ... then another, and another. For many on Israel's beaches, it's the sound of a popular sport, while for others it turns the seafront into a battlezone.
Wednesday, September 2, 2015
Wayne W. Dyer, who became the pied piper of the self-help movement with the 1976 publication of his runaway best-seller, "Your Erroneous Zones: Step-By-Step Advice for Escaping the Trap of Negative Thinking and Taking Control of Your Life," has died at age 75.
Monday, August 31, 2015
Acapulco's cliff divers jump into the unknown
Cliff divers in Acapulco say they never forget their first time: the leap into the void, the feeling of flying, the shock of hitting the water at high speed.
Naked, body-painted bicyclists ride through Philadelphia
Thousands of bicyclists in various stages of undress have pedaled their way around Philadelphia to promote fuel conservation and positive body image.
Sunday, August 30, 2015
'Cure' for Chernobyl children: sun, sea, clean air in Portugal
Anya wasn't even born when Chernobyl exploded nearly 30 years ago, but even today its radioactive fallout stalks her and other Ukrainian youngsters growing up near the disused plant.
They say necessity breeds innovation. Perhaps there's no other country where this holds more true than India. The needs are overwhelming here. And whether it's refrigerators that run without electricity, heart surgeries for US$800, or the cheapest cars in the world, enterprising Indians and companies are constantly finding disruptive and innovative ways to address the needs of the 1.2 billion people who live here. This ingenious spirit is not dissimilar to centuries ago on the ancient Silk Road; when India was the source of complex and far reaching ideas like Buddhism, Algebra and Ayurveda -- the oldest school of medicine.
Albinos gathered Friday in the Democratic Republic of Congo's capital Kinshasa for a first-of-its-kind festival to celebrate a minority that suffers rampant persecution in Africa.
Cecil, Caitlyn heat up Halloween costume wars early
Who gets to decide what grown people wear for Halloween?
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