Bob Kinney

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Transgender Military Pilot Forced To Wear Women’s Uniform And Be Addressed As Female Despite Living As Man

Transgender military pilot Sergeant Shane Ortega has been living as a man for the last five years. However, due to current military rules regarding …

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9 Makeup Tips Women In Their Forties Should Commit To Memory

It’s really no secret that women in their twenties do not face the same skincare challenges as women in their forties. That’s the beauty of aging, …

10 Of The Best Inside Amy Schumer Clips

<b>Amy Schumer</b> never fails to give us a good laugh and it feels like she’s been doing that A LOT lately. Although it seems like she’s everywhere all of …

5 Delicious Recipes You Can Make In A Microwave--Yes, Really

If you’re heading off to college (or if you’re lazy), these recipes are for you! First things first, do you own a microwave? Good, keep reading. …

Why You Should Never Wear These Two Items Two Days In A Row

Wouldn’t life be so much easier if we could wear the same exact thing every day? I don’t mean in the sense of a uniform, I’m talking physically …

Heidi Klum Has An Epic Response To Donald Trump's Insult #HeidiTrumpsTrump

Presidential candidate and real estate mogul <b>Donald Trump</b> was recently interviewed by Maureen Dowd of the <i>New York Times.</i> In their interview, she …

You Should Think Twice Before You Throw Away Expired Food--This Is Why

Do you ever throw away food when you notice it’s past the expiration date? If you do, you’re contributing to the millions of pounds of food wasted …

The Best Bread for Grilled Cheese

When you’re making a sophisticated, complex, grown-up grilled cheese, you need something a little sturdier than white bread. Here, the best breads …

Rescued Women Describe Boko Haram Captivity

The nights were dangerous. You never knew if one of the fighters would sexually assault you, said Hasiya Dashiru, 45. She said after their attacks, the members came back to the camp at night with young men — conscripts.<p>Dashiru said she usually forced herself to sleep. For 11 months, she prayed that …

Thai fisherman: I was a slave

<b>Bangkok, Thailand -</b> Before he was rescued in March, Wan Chai Chaiya-Wut had been at sea for 18 years, effectively working as a slave.<p>He was paid approximately $300 per year and got two days on shore every three months when his boat was taken to a remote Indonesian island for maintenance.<p>"I was a …

Santa Teresa Costa Rica

Beaches In and Around Malpais<br>The western coastline of the Nicoya Peninsula is home to scores of beaches that offer up a fine place to swim, surf, …

Volcan Poas National Park ...

Botos Lagoon is a filled-up crater in the Parque Nacional Volcan Poas. Its deep blue waters contrast with the dense tropical forest that surround it, …

Hummingbirds

What Costa Rica Flora and Fauna is there for Ecotourists to Enjoy?<br>Lying in the tropics at the narrow “waist” of Central America which divides the …

Central America

COSTA RICA

Vibrant and packed with Victorian mansions, Costa Rica's rowdy, bustling capital was built on the profits of the coffee trade and working "golden …

Playa Langosta de Tamarindo, Costa Rica

Playa Langosta de Tamarindo, Costa Rica<p>There are two sides to Playa Langosta rivermouth,<br>literally and figuratively. On the north side you have …

Central America

Sharks and Costa Rica

Changing Planet<p>Sharks are an essential part of the oceans. Their presence is an indicator of the good health of an ecosystem; their absence is representative of an overfished and out of balance marine environment. Even though sharks have been traditionally vilified in movies and general media, the …

A Rio Tarcoles Experience ...plus a GIANT Costa Rica Crocodile! I need breakfast

More than two hundred million years on Earth, but with little change in its evolution, the Crocodile is one of the tropical rain forest animals …

Escape the "Rocking Chair" Retirement in Costa Rica

Don’t get me wrong, I love Texas. I like the people, their independent attitude, and friendliness. But when I left for the Marines in the late ’60s, …

Costa Rica

What Animals Are in Costa Rica?

Baby Spider Monkey<p>A baby spider monkey takes in some tender loving care at an animal rescue center in Costa Rica. The species is endangered due to …

Central America

Zika who? Costa Rica on alert following first confirmed cases of the virus in the Americas

VOTE for the Best Photo of the Week 06 Jun 2015

Welcome to the “Best Photo of the Week” competition showcasing and celebrating the biodiversity of Planet Earth.<p>Voting is easy and lots of fun. First …

Photos

7 Things to Do in Costa Rica

Costa Rica is a place where warm blue waves break against a giant carpet of tropical rainforest, rising up into cool mountains and active volcanoes. …

Central America

Women Behind Bars: The Human Cost of Current Drug Policy in the Americas

Women incarcerated in the Buen Pastor prison in Costa Rica. (Photo: Madre Encarcelada)<p>Across Latin America, the effects of disproportionate …

Seven Countries in Seven Days

Perhaps I’ve been hanging around with this “tribe” of people for enough years that getting a text one afternoon reading, “Want to drive back from …

Everything You Need To Know About The Magical City of Granada Nicaragua

<i>This post was last updated on July 26th, 2016</i><p>We had a crazy revelation just a few days before our trip to Nicaragua:<p><b>We hadn’t been to a new country</b> …

Tips for Packing for Rainy Season in Costa Rica

If you’re visiting Costa Rica during rainy season (read our post 6 reasons you should visit Costa Rica in the rainy season), the most important thing …

Don't miss out on cheap holiday airfares -- and new flights to Costa Rica

Sure, summer's just started. So is it wrong to talk about late-summer and Christmas holiday specials with the airlines? Sure, because if you have a …

You know you’re becoming a local in Costa Rica when…

You weigh an extra 5 pounds due to a mass accumulation of 500 colone coins.<p>Don’t blame weight gain on beachside sunset drinking — blame it on the …

Pumpkins Improve Prostate Health

Pumpkins play an important role during fall's festivities, especially in Thanksgiving menus. While enjoying pumpkin dishes, you may very well be protecting yourself against cancer and heart disease. This is because pumpkins are packed with the powerful carotenoid and antioxidant beta carotene, a …

Prostate

Prostate Cancer Linked With Problems Falling Or Staying Asleep, Study Finds

Men who have trouble falling and staying asleep may face a higher prostate cancer risk, a new study suggests.<p>Research published in the journal Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers & Prevention shows that these sleep problems are linked with as much as a doubled risk of prostate cancer for men.<p>"Prostate …