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Putin Claims Mandate in Record Win Amid Conflict With West

Russian President Vladimir Putin won a landslide victory in a tightly controlled election and claimed a renewed mandate for his escalating …


18 Tasty Thai Restaurants in NYC

New York City’s roster of Thai restaurants continues to expand. Where once diners endured what was basically a Bangkok menu of basil stir-fries and curries, with the advent of Sripraphai 20 years ago and its Queens contemporaries like Chao Thai and Ayada, New York has since experienced the cuisines …

New York City

10 of the best places to retire abroad

This article is reprinted by permission from<p>I suspect that when Americans think about retiring abroad, they focus on Latin American …


First Ever Glass Deposits Found On Martian Surface

Okay, who left their glasses on Mars?<p>It seems like Mars has just about everything: auroras, water, and now... glass?<p>In a paper published recently in <i>Geology</i> researchers announced that NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO) found deposits of glass in craters on the Martian surface. These are the …

White Walkers

Do look down! The world's best skywalks – in pictures

As Canada's Glacier Skywalk opens, offering amazing views over Jasper national park, we take a look at the best skywalks around the world<p><b>Share your skywalk experiences in the comments below</b>