Ahmed Saheed

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I may have taken a slight detour upon landing in Detroit today so that I could see this tunnel. It rivals the neon light tunnel at Chicago O'Hare in awesomeness.

Promoting the Dead on Facebook - The Atlantic

Late last month, I noticed an odd post in the News Feed of my Facebook mobile app. It was a black-and-white picture of a girl wearing snorkeling goggles and winking at the camera. And it linked back to a page titled, "In Loving Memory of Binland Lee."<p>In the weeks since then, Facebook showed me more …

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Why That Controversial McDonald's Ad Might Actually Work

McDonald’s latest strategy to get more people in the door: Pull at your heart strings.<p>The chain, plagued by a rut of sluggish sales, unveiled a new ad Sunday evening during the NFL playoffs and the Golden Globes featuring McDonald’s signs from across the country with feel-good messages like “thank …


The Palestinian President Is Dramatically Changing Course

After a decade in power, Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas has little to show.<p>He is no closer to a deal on Palestinian statehood, has failed to reclaim the Gaza Strip from political rival Hamas, and is being disparaged by some as a pliant guardian of Israeli security needs in the West Bank.<p>But …

Collecting Clues to Solve a Volcanic Mystery

Changing Planet<p>Sangay, at 17,259 feet above sea level, is one of the world’s highest active volcanoes. (Photo by Marco Cruz)<p>Sangay volcano is remote, active and reputedly dangerous. Despite the mountain’s deadly history (as recounted in “Sangay Survived: The Story of the Ecuador Volcano Disaster”) …