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Here's why a historic meat packing plant in Uruguay was named a UNESCO World Heritage Site

It may seem strange that a meat packing plant received recognition as a UNESCO cultural site of significance, but the Anglo meat packing plant in Uruguay has played a fascinating and vital role in history for years.<p>It became world-renowned for its production of corned beef, OXO bouillon cubes, and …

Famifi

7 Articles You Need to Read for Effective Search Engine Optimization

Mention the phrase “search engine optimization” to a room full of marketers and be prepared to listen to a slew of varying definitions, best …

Unleash your inner Indiana Jones: The most remarkable and remote art in the world revealed (and you wont find ANY in a museum)

• <b>Discover artefacts from the real lost city of Atlantis, Heracleion</b> <b>in Egypt</b>• <b><br>Rarely seen 5th century masterpieces in Ethiopian clifftop church</b>• <b><br>20,000</b> …

Crumbling walls that witnessed the end of World War II: Eerie images reveal the bunker where Emperor Hirohito announced Japan's surrender after 'cruel' bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki

• <b>Captivating pictures show the room where the historic speech announcing Japan's capitulation was made in 1945</b>• <b><br>Emperor Hirohito went into the bunker,</b> …

Olivia Wilde Looks Rockin' On The Set Of HBO's New Rock'N'Roll Drama Vinyl! Find Out About The Show Here!

Sex, drugs, and rock'n'roll — three things <b>HBO</b> knows you'll tune in for!<p><b>Olivia Wilde</b> and <i>Boardwalk Empire</i>'s <b>Bobby Cannavale</b> are currently filming the …

Olivia Wilde

Famifi

Episode 14: Youth sports and parents behaving badly<p>Have More Meaningful Conversations With Your Kids.<p>We’ll send the low-down on the hot topics your …

Happiness

Kenyans let their fingers do the talking

StickyStack-js

StickyStack-js | jQuery plugin that creates a stacking effect<p>StickyStack-js is a jQuery plugin that creates a stacking effect by sticking panels as …

On the Red Couch with Comedian Eddie Izzard

<i>“A sense of humor is just common sense, dancing,” said the American philosopher William James. Getting a laugh poses risks: say the wrong thing and everyone thinks you’re tone deaf. Ironically, it’s a serious matter.</i><p><i>For comedian and actor Eddie Izzard, it’s also a career hazard. Fond of making</i> …

SECRET SERVICE EXPERT: Goes Off On Hillary; It's Brutal... You'll Love It

This secret service agent just blasted Hillary and you’re gong to love what he just said.<p>Hillary Clinton‘s marriage with her husband is a ‘total …

17 of the best Android apps from July 2015

With July now fading into the distance, it’s time to look back over some of the best new and updated Android apps from across the month.<p>From a new Angry Birds, to really handy file management tools and a live-streaming app that pretty much only wants to show your nostrils, we’ve got it all here in …

The Daily Edition Top 10 (Week of July 27, 2015)

This week the world learned of Cecil the tiger’s death, wreckage from a Boeing 777, likely from MH370, was found and attention remained on the 2016 presidential election in the lead-up to the first debate next week. Read about those stories and our other top picks from this week’s Daily Edition.<p>1. …

America Invaded and Occupied Haiti 100 Years Ago Today

A century ago, American troops invaded and occupied a foreign nation. They would stay there for almost two decades, install a client government, …

How to see if your emails are being tracked in Gmail

You might not realize it, but there are now email-tracking tools that make it easy for people to see when you open an email, what you click, and where you're located.<p>"Emails appear no different to your contacts, but you get data when, where, and how a contact interacts with your message," says a …

Brazil’s colour bind: How one of the world's most diverse countries is just starting to talk about race

Ana Maria de la Merced Guimarães knew, of course she knew, that Brazil once had slavery. They did not teach much about it when she was in school 40 years ago, but the black faces of some of her neighbours were evidence that many Brazilians have roots in Africa. Still, it was not something people …

Most Common Last Words From People Dying Are About Love And Family, Survey Finds

From Sir Winston Churchill's “I’m bored with it all" to Margaret Sanger's "let's have a party", history books are full of reported famous last words …

The Week in Review: Cecil the Lion’s Death Sparks Outrage

Thirteen-year-old Cecil the lion was one of Africa’s most famous animals before his death earlier month. Zimbabwe officials believe hunters lured Cecil out of his home on Hwange National Park and killed him on July 1. The non-governmental Zimbabwe Conservation Task Force has alleged hunters first …

Sad About Cecil? These African Animals Are Slaughtered by the Thousands

South Sudan’s civil war has been a disaster for humans and animals alike. Soldiers on both sides have turned the slaughter of giraffes and other …

Africa

5 Ways to Make Your Girlfriend Kind of Start Hating You

I get a lot of letters from young men worried that they're blowing their relationship with the woman they passionately love. From such letters, and the follow-up conversations I've had with their authors (and the fact that I've been around long enough to be the grandfather of just about all of …

What Botswana's Teen Girls Learn In 'Sugar Daddy' Class

Chilo Ketlhoafetse struts around an eighth-grade classroom like the coolest guy in Botswana, warming the students up to talk about an awkward subject. He calls out "Nomhlaba!" and they respond "Auwe!" — nonsense words from a local childhood game. Soon he has the students clicking their fingers, …

Palestinian fury as 'Jewish settler' arson attack kills child

<b>Palestinian officials say Israel is "fully responsible" for the death of an infant in an arson attack blamed on Jewish settlers in the West Bank.</b><p>The 18-month-old boy was killed in the night-time attack on two homes in the village of Duma. His parents and brother suffered serious injuries.<p>Slogans in …

World Diving Championships in Pictures

Africa's Development: Co-creating The New Africa

The first couple of weeks of July is typically busy with lots of business events before the start of the holiday season and this month has certainly …

The NBA Makes Its Africa Debut

This Saturday, the NBA will hold its first ever exhibition game on the continent of Africa. Taking place at Ellis Park Arena in Johannesburg, the …

Obama's call to end female genital mutilation yet to reach Ethiopia's villages

When she was a girl, Sadiya Aliye’s genitals were cut, as she was told tradition dictated. So when she became a mother to four daughters, she put all of them through the same agonising ritual.<p>But attitudes, and law enforcement, are changing in Ethiopia. Aliye was arrested all four times, spent two …

Africa

Zimbabwe to U.S.: Extradite dentist over killing of Cecil the lion

<b>(CNN) —</b> As outrage grows over the killing of Cecil the lion, Zimbabwe has called on the United States to extradite the American dentist who shot the prized big cat.<p>Zimbabwe has started extradition proceedings and hopes the United States will cooperate, said Oppah Muchinguri, the African nation's …

Wildlife

When the robber baron of pop declared ‘let’s claim all the Beatles … as Irish,’ he was absolutely wrong. Here’s why<p>At first it looked like Bono, the robber baron of pop, had struck again. Not content with trying to turn the world’s mobile phones into a global brainwashing droid army by secretly …

Civil Rights