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National Geographic Travel

More evidence links Alzheimer’s and diabetes - Futurity

A new study adds to growing evidence that diabetes contributes to Alzheimer's by increasing levels of amyloid beta, a key component of brain plaques.

Forget blogs, Verizon bought AOL for its ad tech business

This is about mobile marketing and video advertising, as dollars move from TV to the web<p>To understand why Verizon just paid $4.4 billion for AOL, you need to clarify exactly what kind of business AOL is. As CEO Tim Armstrong said in his memo today, AOL is a media company, with well-known brands …


Iran is reportedly coercing Afghan illegal immigrants to fight in Syria so that Assad doesn't run out of fighters

The Syrian government has increasingly relied upon Iran and its Lebanese proxy, Hezbollah, for manpower as the civil war drags into its fifth year. But even that hasn't been enough. Iran has started sending undocumented Afghan immigrants to Syria to serve as frontline fighters, Christoph Reuter …

Middle East

ICYMI Health: How Kendrick Lamar Could Change The Face Of Depression And Why Dressing Better Might Improve Your Work Life

<i>ICYMI Health features what editors at The Huffington Post are reading this week.</i><p>This week, we focused on reading stories about the high cost of medical expenses, including an in-depth essay on what researchers call “low-value care" -- the unnecessary tests and procedures that burden America's …

Human Rights

Linda Sarsour: New Generation of Muslim Activists

Robert Nickelsberg / Getty Images<p>Last August, watching the images of militarized police cracking down on protesters in Ferguson, Missouri, after a police officer shot and killed 18-year-old Michael Brown, Linda Sarsour decided to get involved.<p>Sarsour, a Palestinian-American activist from New York …

New York City

Atheism is Dying Out Around the World

<i>This article originally appeared on Fr. Dwight Longenecker’s blog “Standing on My Head,” and is reprinted with permission. Visit his website, browse</i> …

Artists explore how 9-11 shaped the Muslim self

Two brothers, born nine years apart, have been exploring that theme as it relates to their Islamic identity - before and after the September 11 …

International Trade

"Racist" Cartoon Posted On Company Bathroom Causes Muslim Outrage