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Arches National Park Photos

National Parks

'People Spat At Me Every Day... This Book Made Me Feel I Was Not Alone'

"I like to write about people who bloom where they're planted," says Lalita Tademy, a late-blooming author who didn't publish her first book until her mid-50s, and only after it was seen and rejected by 13 agencies.<p>Tademy was used to rising from hostile soil. As a young girl, her family bought a …

Infographic reveals four of the world's five priciest countries to live are in Europe... but head to Colombia and India for bargains

• <b>Switzerland was found to be the the most expensive to live</b>• <b><br>India is the cheapest place to live in the world with Nepal a close second</b>• <b><br>Research</b> …

Venezuela

UN peacekeeper killed in Mali base attack

At least one United Nations peacekeeper has been killed and five others injured when a joint French-UN military camp in the northern Malian town of Kidal came under attack by gunfire and suicide bombers, the Reuters news agency has said.<p>A spokesperson for the UN mission in Mali, known as MINUSMA, …

Africa

Incredible Aerial Photographs Of New York City Taken At An Astounding Height

Pulitzer Prize-winning photographer Vincent Laforet has spent the past 15 year taking daring helicopter rides to capture some of the most incredible aerial images from around the world.<p>But his latest photo mission — to photograph New York City at night from above — was "the scariest of his life," …

The Conversations We Should All Have on Bell Let's Talk Day

Terry Bradshaw<p>Getty Images<p>Don't be fooled by Terry Bradshaw's demeanour on NFL broadcasts; even tough guys like the Super Bowl-winning former …

Mental Health

'Dragon Age: Inquisition' As Game Of The Year Is Like 'Crash' Winning The Oscar

Every major gaming outlet recently wrapped up the year with a top ten or so list of best games, ultimately culminating in a coveted Game of the Year award. The game running away with the most high honors? That would be Bioware’s Dragon Age: Inquisition, the high fantasy epic which aimed to reverse …

Dragon Age

Notable military snipers

Military snipers were traditionally viewed with suspicion, even by their fellow soldiers and Marines. Only in the last two decades, experts say, have …

Europe on high alert following anti-terror raids

Europe is on high alert following anti-terror raids in several countries.<p>Across Belgium, France and Germany, more than 20 people have been arrested on terrorism-related charges.<p>The attacks on Paris, which left 17 people dead, have lead to a continent-wide tightening of security.<p><b>Belgium</b><p>Belgium is …

Endangered No Longer: Our Favorite Pictures of Bald Eagles