Sameer Choglay

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I Quit Eating Out for 30 Days: Here's How It Impacted My Budget, My Lifestyle and My Values

When I was a kid, I would finish lunch and ask what was for dinner. Not because I was hungry, but because I was already looking forward to what I was going to eat next. My Dad often remarks on how my appetite outpaces my brother's. In a culture where women are still supposed to want salads and …

Exercises To Improve Athleticism

Are you frustrated with your results in the gym? Spinning your wheels, struggling to build athleticism or the body you want?<p>You’re not alone; I’ve worked with hundreds of guys in the same situation.<p>When it comes training, we’re all after the same thing: A body that looks and performs like our …

Workouts

Why Haiti deserves visitors

Long before I arrive in Haiti I get a sense of what the name itself conjures up. There are no direct flights from the UK, so I’ve flown in via the Dominican Republic, Haiti’s conjoined twin on the island of Hispaniola. The tourists on my flight cannot understand why anyone would risk Haiti: “I hope …

Travel

Singapore and Israel show the world how to tackle dangerous water shortages

Access to clean and abundant water is a problem in developed and developing nations around the globe. It’s time for world leaders to address these issues before they become full-blown crises.<p>Take Pakistan, which is headed for severe water shortages over the next decade. Global climate change is one …

Water

Woman who gave birth on flight faces paying £21,000 in COMPENSATION to airline

A woman who gave birth on a plane is to be prosecuted by the airline.<p>The new mum, who has not be named, was on a China Airlines flight from Taipei to …

'Strong case' for extending Sunday trading hours, David Cameron says

The Prime Minister said shops should be allowed to open longer at the weekend, despite opposition from his own MPs<p>Sunday trading hours restrictions do not work, David Cameron said yesterday, as he backed changes to the rules despite opposition from dozens of his own MPs.<p>Speaking during Prime …

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Excess baggage: will the 5p charge finally kill the plastic bag?

How many plastic bags have you got at home? I ask because I have just counted mine. They are sprawled across the kitchen table, my own personal, slippery, shiny bag mountain built from my own personal landfill site, otherwise known as the cupboard under the stairs. And they just keep coming. It is …

Sustainability

Defectors: ISIS is killing Muslims, not protecting them

<b>London (CNN) —</b> Much has been written about the young men and women who join the Islamic State. We are familiar with their biographies and pathways, backgrounds and motivations.<p>But virtually nothing is known about those who quit: the "defectors" who didn't like what they saw, abandoned their …

Six lesser-known wonders of the ancient world

While many historical landmarks attract millions of travellers every year, these ancient sites lie off the typical tourist trail.<p>When it comes to ancient wonders, there’s more to explore than Petra, Angkor Wat and the Coliseum. So to uncover a few structures that aren’t typically on the tourist …

Micronesia

British people can't get enough of McDonald's, but what next for the fast food giant?

The boss of McDonald’s in the UK says the fast-food chain serves three million people every day and is adapting its menu to stay ahead<p>Dressed in a salmon-pink hairnet, a white lab coat and a pair of clogs, the boss of McDonald’s UK is poking a perfectly round ball of dough.<p>“It feels nice and …

In Iran, a Women’s Soccer Revolution

In a country where women aren’t allowed to attend soccer games, the sport is taking off at the youth level—in part thanks to an Iranian-American<p>Tehran<p>Women, and women’s sports, still face stiff winds of resistance in the Islamic Republic of Iran. Hard-liners supported by the highest echelons of …

Women's Sports