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'Little Jamaica' Rocks on the Caribbean Coast of Costa Rica

The idea was to build a railroad across the steaming jungles of Costa Rica linking the country's inland capital at San Jose to its main eastern port at Limon. The 95-mile-long project was aimed at making it quicker to carry coffee -- Costa Rica's principal export -- from the plantations to the port …

Central America

15 Easy Make-Ahead Breakfasts for Busy Weekday Mornings

<i>Somewhere between plain old cereal and drawn-out weekend brunches lies the totally achievable, make-ahead weekday breakfast.</i><p>A good make-ahead breakfast always feels like a treat, is whole-wheaty or fruit-packed enough to be hearty without being pious, and you can knock it out on a weekend …

13 Ingredient Swaps for Healthier Cooking

Eating healthy seems like a chore, but it doesn’t have to be. It doesn’t have to mean swapping burgers for kale salads. Don’t believe us - just take …

Burgers

60 Fall Recipes We're Looking Forward to Making

All the fall recipes we're looking forward to cooking now that summer is (nearly) over.<p><b>Oh no ... it's actually happening.</b> The end of summer is fast approaching, and we're gearing up for shorter days, longer nights, cooler temperatures, colorful leaves, sweatshirts, and football. Not only is the …

Cooking

Sexist toys are putting girls off science. Barbie needs to learn how to operate a crane. Fast

Leading scientist Dame Athene Donald has said that stereotyping girls' toys is turning them off from careers in STEM. Roma Agrawal, a structural engineer who worked on the Shard, explains why<p>When I was eight-years-old, my younger sister and I had a few Barbie dolls. But it was when we were given a …

Why Google Is Going All In On Diabetes

Millions of people with diabetes prick a finger more than five times a day to monitor their blood glucose levels. It's a painful and expensive process.<p>But now, Google's Life Sciences division is putting its immense resources behind new initiatives aimed at helping them better live with the …

Diabetes

Comedian Wayans Defends 'Unrapeable' Comment on Cosby's Accusers

Ronnie Lott, who lost part of a finger, offers encouragement to Jason Pierre-Paul

Few people can relate to Jason Pierre-Paul like Ronnie Lott can.<p>The Hall of Fame safety had a portion of his left pinkie finger amputated in 1986 to continue his stellar career without the disruption of extended rehab.<p>Pierre-Paul, the New York Giants star defensive end, was due to finally report to …

Stevie Brown Cut by Giants: Latest Comments and Reaction

Stevie Brown's return to the New York Giants did not last long, with the team parting ways with the veteran defensive back Monday.<p>Brown was made available late in the preseason after the Houston Texans, who signed him in May, released him. The five-year veteran previously played for the Oakland …

10 Best Things We Saw at Made In America 2015

Best of the Fest: Beyoncé<p>Made in America may be Jay Z's fest but it was definitely Beyoncé's show. Beginning with her acid-trippy <i>50 Shades of Grey</i> …

Tyga Slams Ex Blac Chyna for 'Telling Lies' About Kylie Jenner's Birthday Gift: 'Where Yo Ferrari Tho?'

Tyga lashed out at his ex on Instagram this weekend for spreading rumors that he can’t afford the Ferrari he gave girlfriend Kylie Jenner for her …

Associated Press News

Grief and anger as Palestinian teacher killed in arson attack is laid to rest

Photograph: Peter Beaumont/the Guardian<p>Palestinian schoolgirls write messages on the walls of the home of schoolteacher Reham Dawabsheh.<p>276<p>http://static.guim.co.uk/sys-images/Guardian/Pix/pictures/2015/9/7/1441637974606/f760c8b9-8000-44b3-b4cd-c2edcc29e513-460x276.jpeg<p>460<p>Photograph: Peter …

Refugee families split up by Hungarian authorities unable to accept lifts from activists

Families who began walking to Austria, after the Hungarian authorities wouldn't allow them to take trains, had to refuse the offer of a lift as they did not want to be divided again<p>Refugee families split up by Hungarian authorities were unable to accept lifts from a convoy of activists taking them …