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The Maze Runner sequel features no mazes, but plenty of running

Late in the <i>Maze Runner</i> sequel <i>The Scorch Trials</i>, generic YA protagonist Thomas (<i>Teen Wolf</i>’s Dylan O’Brien) chooses to walk into a major confrontation …

Movies

A 26-year-old explains how he travels the world on no more than $30 a day

In January of 2008, Will Hatton booked his first trip abroad for his 19th birthday — to climb Mount Kilimanjaro, in Tanzania.<p>"I just wanted to do something different. I hadn't done anything remotely exciting with my life. I wanted to go up a mountain but I didn't have any climbing experience, so …

Travel

New Ethiopian Amharic Music New-Fenat Beliea & Alemayehu tesfaye

No, 'Denali' is not a Kenyan word for 'black power'

Critics of President Barack Obama’s decision to drop President William McKinley as the namesake of America’s tallest mountain say the move is …

Language

10 ways to manage the migration crisis

A well-rounded response to the crisis must encompass a rethinking of EU policy, economic investment in smuggling communities and fact-based debate<p>1) Establish a standard asylum procedure across Europe<p>The reason this summer’s migration crisis has slowly spread from the islands of Greece to the …

West Africa

Taylor Swift’s fantasy Africa: Glorifying colonialism in art is a political act, like it or not

The director of “Wildest Dreams” defends the “classic Hollywood iconography” of his latest Swift video<p>Yes, there are more important things in the world than Taylor Swift videos. No, we do not have to be outraged over everything. But when one of the most powerful and influential artists in …

Love Stories

African Spotlight

Africa Is Also Facing a Migrant Crisis as Wealthier Countries Clamp Down on Immigration

The plight of African migrants struggling to reach Europe, alongside thousands fleeing violence in the Middle East, has stirred international alarm …

Why China's Economic Woes Are Causing Alarm in Africa

<i>Every week, The WorldPost asks an expert to shed light on a topic driving headlines around the world. Today, we speak with Amadou Sy, director of the Africa Growth Initiative at the Brookings Institution.</i><p>Recent economic turmoil in China -- the world's second-largest economy -- has rocked markets …

These Are the Celebrity Style Trends We’re Hoping to See This Fall

Summer may be unofficially coming to a close this weekend, but that doesn’t mean that sun-friendly style has to be relegated to the back of the closet: Over the past few months, A-listers have been jetting all over the globe, runway-ready clothes in tow, with some styles destined to make the …

The 30 best places to travel alone

In fact, there are many reasons to travel alone. Solo travel allows for more self-reflection, and chances are, you'll take in more of the culture.<p>We've put together a list of 30 places that are ideal for traveling alone, from an adventure in New Zealand to a relaxing getaway in Cinque Terre, …

European Travel

The Best Fashion Instagrams of the Week: Florence Welch, Kate Hudson, and Hanneli Mustaparta Say Goodbye to Summer in Style

Bidding farewell to summer may be such sweet sorrow, but the ladies of our Instagram this week decided that harnessing new fall fashion is the perfect restorative elixir. <b>Florence Welch</b> took a page from our muse <b>Janis Joplin</b>, swinging into her 29th birthday with plenty of vintage sixties-era fringe …

10 dream trips every traveler should experience | CNN Travel

Tourism

Eddie Redmayne in first trailer for transgender biopic The Danish Girl

The Oscar-winning actor is aiming for awards glory again in the poignant story of one of the first recipients of sexual reassignment surgery<p>After winning the best actor Oscar for his portrayal of Stephen Hawking in The Theory of Everything, Eddie Redmayne is hitting the awards circuit again for his …

Amber Heard

Required gun insurance would put two powerful lobbies at odds. We'd benefit

If you alone are not strong enough to vanquish your opponent, you must find someone who is – and then find a way to set them against each other<p>Most of the time, if you act fearless enough and choose your battles wisely, the majority of schoolyard bullies can be faced down. But I learned as an …

Guns

Apple might start producing video content, Netflix-style

With rumors heating up about the arrival of a new Apple TV, a report shows that the Cupertino company is looking to take its TV efforts a step …

Mt. McKinley to Denali: How A Mountain's Renaming Got Tied Up in Politics

If a president is going to risk angering Ohio, it probably makes sense to hold off until after Election Day.<p>That may be one reason President Obama waited until now to rename America's tallest mountain. Mount McKinley — the name given a century ago in honor of Republican President William McKinley, …

Forests

Deal Alert: $15-20 Flights on Frontier Airlines

Frontier Airlines is back at it, with another round of almost-too-low-to-be-true fares that start at <b>just $15 each way</b>, with no round-trip purchase …

The 15 most inspiring travel photos this week

EACH WEEK WE CHOOSE OUR favorite images from readers, fans, and travelers who tag their photos with #travelstoke and post them on our Instagram …

Here's How You Can Actually Travel The World Without Quitting Your Job

The world's your office now. Boom.

Google Drive

Going Braless Might Just Be Summer's Biggest Trend

Summer style [1] is often associated with a looser interpretation of the public dress code, meaning bikini bottoms, playsuits, and more are fair game. This year, we noticed some ladies losing another layer, namely, their underwear. Whether the trend was born of a reaction to the soaring …

Amazing Places You Can Stay Around The World For Less Than $50 A Night

You live to travel. But damn, it's expensive. And since you'll probably bust your budget on overpriced airfare and some kind of Fiat rental, that doesn't leave much to spare for a killer suite.<p>Thankfully, there are places all around the world you can stay for about $50 a night. We've rounded up the …

Swimming Pools

The Funniest Ted Talk Ever To Teach You How To Sound Smart

Learn how to sound smart in any given situation without being too scientific and knowledgable in anything or talented at speaking.

Morning News: Brazilian Airline Launches the World’s Best Airfare Deal

Azul will offer unlimited flights this fall for as little as $299.<p>Azul Brazilian Airlines, which recently launched nonstop service to the U.S., will offer this fall “the Azul Brazil Air Pass, offering 10 days of unlimited flights throughout Brazil for $299 or 21 days of flights for $399.” The …

Flying

Thai Military Junta Insists Tourism Is Completely Safe Now

Thailand’s worst-ever bombing has caused a 17 percent fall in tourist arrivals, putting pressure on revenues vital to the military government’s moves …

This Is The North Korea They Want You To See

The latest photos from inside North Korea are nothing short of surreal -- largely due to the fact that they're on Instagram.<p>Photographer Taylor Pemberton posted a rare series of Instagram photos from his visit to the Hermit Kingdom earlier this month. On a four-day trip with a state-sponsored tour …

North Korea

Why Clinton's email problem won't go away

Hillary Rodham Clinton's effort to quash the rising scandal over her misuse of email when she was secretary of State has so far backfired spectacularly. Instead of cutting the story short, she has fanned the flames, and now even some of her backers in the Democratic Party are worried about the …

7 Nutrients (Besides Fiber and Protein!) That Can Help You Lose Weight

<b>Vitamin C</b><br>To turbo-charge iron's energizing superpowers pair it with some vitamin C. That vitamin helps your body use the hard-to-absorb type of iron found in fruits and veggies, says Cording. Besides that, vitamin C's an antioxidant, which means it promotes optimal cell function. "It signals to …