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Uganda's President Extends 30-Year Rule, Detains Rivals After Election

"I have never seen another president and it seems it will be like that until he dies."<p>KAMPALA, Feb 20 (Reuters) - Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni extended his 30-year rule on Saturday, winning an election that international observers said lacked transparency and his main opponent, under house …

Africa

Nine surprising dining customs around the world

There are few better ways to get to know a country’s culture and people than breaking bread with locals, but it helps to have an awareness of the dining customs of the destination in question, some we might deem more peculiar than others.<p>In Britain, great attention is placed on the importance on …

The World's Most Breathtaking Caves, In Photos

<i>By Michelle Schuman for the Orbitz Travel Blog</i><p>The proverbial underworld isn't always a dark, dank place--these 11 caves hidden in jungles, lakes and mountains all over the world are proof enough. Check out these far-flung corners, from Scotland to Malaysia to New Mexico.<p><b>Batu Caves - Kuala Lumpur,</b> …

This Kimchi and Vegetable Soup Makes Your Stomach's Dreams Come True

This kimchi and vegetable soup is healthy, sure. But it's also really darn good.<p><i>During this post-Thanksgiving, pre-holidays week, BA staffers are sharing their favorite hit-the-reset button meals. This isn't diet food—it's the stuff that we eat when we just need a ever-so-slight detox. First up,</i> …

What proper table etiquette looks like around the world

Food is what brings us together, but each country has a unique set of customs for how to act before, during and after a meal.<p>Whether you're planning …

The Secret to Learning a Foreign Language as an Adult

<i>Answer by David Bailey, CEO of Spotnight, on Quora.</i><p>I’ve learned several foreign languages as an adult. I was able to learn French to conversation …

Watch how Pixar references classic films in a video essay by Jorge Luengo Ruiz (VIDEO).

As perhaps the most beloved movie studio of our time, Pixar doesn’t exactly suffer from a dearth of acclaim. And yet, there is one aspect of its work …

The Army Wants to Pay Volunteers $200 to Eat Only MREs for 3 Weeks

Want to get paid to eat free meals for three weeks, all while doing your patriotic duty of helping the American military? The Army Research Institute …

Packed Full of Wilderness Survival Tools This Card Is More Useful Than a Visa

If your vacation has you visiting one of the world’s great metropolitan cities, your credit card is probably the most valuable tool in your pocket. …

11 Great Movies From 2015 That You Can Stream On Netflix Now

Enjoy a Kristen Wiig dramedy, a war film and a couple of fashion docs.<p>This New Year's weekend is a blissful time to visit movies you didn't catch in 2015. You can do that in theaters, where many of the year's best releases are still playing, or you can curl up on your very own couch. Whether you're …

Christmas Eve

7 Apps That Are Basically a Personal Trainer on Your Phone

Thanks to delicious holiday recipes, this time of the year is often marked by lots of good eating. Gingerbread cookies by the dozen, turkey, hot chocolate with homemade marshmallows, eggnog, pumpkin pies and lots and lots of champagne in pretty glasses. Throw in a heap of Netflix and chillin’ (like …

The real-world origins of the names and languages in 'Star Wars'

Almost 40 years (and 350 films, books, TV shows, comics and videogames) later, the <i>Star Wars</i> galaxy holds permanent real estate in the pop cultural mass imagination.<p>In anticipation of <i>Episode VII: The Force Awakens</i>, we've done some intergalactic etymology to discover the origins of the character …

Robbery Suspect Tries to Hold Up Group of Texans With Toy Gun, Quickly Learns They Carry Real Ones

A robbery suspect with an aerosol gun was shot several times with a real gun after he tried to hold up a group of coworkers in Texas early Sunday.<p>Getty Images<p>Police say four people were leaving work at a Houston nightclub when three men pulled up in a white car, two of the men with guns drawn. But …

Where to Eat in Denver Now

While the Mile High City hasn't always had a reputation for its culinary prowess, Denver has seen a burgeoning restaurant scene crop up in newly …

Arrested Illegal Alien From United Arab Emirates Paid $11k in Cash for 53 Nights in a Hotel, Had 10 Cellphones — but That’s Not All

Federal law enforcement agents recently arrested a 25-year-old man from the United Arab Emirates who they found in a Florida hotel with firearm ammunition.<p>Hamid Mohamed Ahmed Ali Rehaif was arrested and charged with “possession of ammunition by an unlawful or illegal alien” but didn’t possess any …

Artist Hilariously Illustrates His Flight From New York To Berlin

If you have ever traveled by plane, you probably already know just how many things can go wrong. From airline food to crying babies – the struggle is …

24 Gifts All Drink Lovers Should Ask For This Year

It's going to be a very "merry" Christmas.<p><i>We hope you love the products we recommend! Just so you know, BuzzFeed may collect a share of sales from the links on this page.</i>

Man 'Rents' Fake Family, Sends Hilarious Photo to Relatives for Christmas Prank

“Seasons Greetings from the Brassows. Josh and Patty ‘Bone-Crusher’ Johnson, and the boys Blade & Thor.”<p>That was the simple line emblazoned on the …

'The Black Years': Nazism and Its Effects on Art in Germany

Works created, acquired, and seized during the Nazi regime comprise 'The Black Years. Histories of a Collection. 1933-1945' at the Hamburger Bahnhof Contemporary Art Museum in Berlin.<p>Art imitates life, as someone once said. So, what does the art created, acquired, and seized under the Nazi regime, …

WATCH: Group lines up ISIS prisoners for execution, but preaches Islam instead

"Oh you ISISissies of extremism and darkness, while black masks are your trademark, ours is white clarity."<p>><br>• ><p>Syrian rebels stage mock execution of …

This diamond ring sealed with your DNA is designed to last forever

Diamonds may be forever, but what's more unique and rare than even the most precious stones on Earth? The code of life, said Swiss chemist Robert …

What it's like at the training school where US troops learn to survive in the Arctic

Because of the dangers of the Arctic environment, coupled with the growing strategic importance of this part of the world, the US Air Force runs the Arctic Survival School out of Eielson Air Force Base in Alaska.<p>Each year, this five-day intensive training program, also known as Cool School, teaches …

Military

‘Let There Be No Mistake in What I’m About to Say’: Watch Sheriff’s Blunt Message to Gun Owners Amid Terror Threat

The sheriff in Brevard County, Florida, is calling on responsible gun owners to be “mentally and physically prepared” to neutralize terrorist suspects as the first line of defense.<p>In a video posted on Facebook, Brevard County Sheriff Wayne Ivey said residents who legally carry firearms shouldn’t …

Jackfish Survival System And Card Holder (video)

If you are looking for an urban survival system that you can carry in your pocket, the Jackfish Survival credit card holder might be the perfect …

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6 Amazing Websites to Learn a Language If You're Too Busy

If you’re reading this, chances are that you’re a busy person.<p>Either you’ve got a job you work hard at, a business you run yourself, or perhaps …

Best Napa Valley Wineries to Visit

The best Napa Valley wineries to visit feature a tasting room in a cave, artisanal cheese pairings, on-site sommeliers and more <i>—Megan Krigbaum (with</i> …

Here's Why Norway Is Your Ultimate Nature Vacation Spot

Frozen and fabulous.<p>It's time to plan an adventurous, nature-filled getaway. Hooray!<p>But before you choose somewhere sunny and sandy -- and don't get us wrong, there's no harm in that -- consider the mystical land of Norway. It's quite possibly the most stunningly epic place on Earth:<p>You probably …

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