Alex Zubrzycki

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Your Life in a Backpack: What to Pack For 6 Months Traveling Abroad

Think back to your last vacation. I bet your suitcases were so stuffed you had to sit on them just to get the zipper closed, and that was just for one week! Now imagine if you had to pack absolutely everything you needed for six months, or even a year, into one backpack.<p>Think back to your last …

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20 Beautiful Civil War-Era Photographs Of American Landscapes

All photos via the National Archives.

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Wisdom of the Crowd

With 1.2 billion people and counting, India is projected to become the most populous country on the planet by 2030. Amazingly, we have long known …

36 Mustaches (and a Few Beards) That Explain Why There’s No Peace in the Middle East

<i>In the spirit of Ben Smith’s “11 BuzzFeed Lists That Explain the World” for the May/June 2013 issue of</i> Foreign Policy<i>, the</i> FP <i>staff decided to look at</i> …

Africa's Rift Valley from above – in pictures

http://www.theguardian.com/travel/gallery/2013/apr/19/africa-rift-valley-kenya-ethiopia-in-pictures<p>720<p>German photographer Michael Poliza travelled by …

Mega Snow: James Whitlow Delano’s Buried Japan

Japan’s Aomori Prefecture might be at the same latitude as New York, but its climate can seem a lot more harsh. Nestled at the northernmost part of …

Failed city? Karachi's violent spiral

Last Wednesday night, four members of Pakistan’s paramilitary Rangers force were killed when an attacker threw a grenade at their vehicle in Korangi …

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The REAL reason the U.S. failed in Afghanistan

Why did the U.S. fail in Afghanistan? (I know we are pretending to have succeeded, but that’s just camouflage to disguise what is in fact an …

Can Yemen Talk Its Way to Peace?

SANAA — Dwindling countrywide security, a wrecked economy, an increasingly brazen domestic al Qaeda franchise, and various other armed groups vying …

Leadership failure in the latest wave of religious violence in Burma

Tensions between Burma’s Buddhists and Muslims have flared up again, this time in Meiktila, a town in central Burma. A brawl between a customer and a …