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Inside the most dangerous jail in America | Al Jazeera America

At Orleans Parish Prison, we were only allowed inside the newest facilities. Aging buildings, almost 90 years old, still house hundreds of inmates, and most of the allegations of sexual and physical abuse stem from those old quarters. We were told that we were not allowed in this area, because a …

5 Odd Things You Can Buy

For the person who has everything — or maybe <i>wants</i> everything — we go Windows-shopping at Why I'm Broke, a portal to outrageous gift ideas. There we find links to a $2 million personal submarine, a $3,500 Nintendo Controller coffee table and a $42 golf club that dispenses drinks.<p>Not satisfied with …

Syrian Opposition Says Deadly Chemical Attack Kills Hundreds in Damascus

Early morning Wednesday Syrian anti-regime activists started flooding Twitter with accounts of a missile attack on a rebel-controlled suburb east of …

Eating Crickets: I Tried Them and So Should You

I’ve always found something enchanting in the idea of eating bugs. Partly for the exoticism, introducing new things into our diet that challenge chefs and provoke our taste buds. But more than that, there are unending benefits to the planet and our health that seem attractive when thinking about a …

Pictures of Wildlife in Korea's Demilitarized Zone

A border that severed the country of Korea into North and South 60 years ago has become a haven to some of the most endangered animals in Asia.

Oldest Globe of New World Carved on Ostrich Eggs?

The mysterious globe was discovered by a Belgian map collector.<p><b>A recently discovered globe from the early 1500s, carved onto ostrich eggs, may be the oldest globe of the New World ever identified, experts say.</b><p>Latin inscriptions dot its surface, and two small islands sit in the place of what we now …

Pakistani soldier killed in Kashmir shelling

A Pakistani army officer has been killed and a soldier wounded after shelling across the de facto border with India in the disputed territory of Kashmir, the Pakistani military says.<p>The military said that Indian forces opened "unprovoked fire" from across the Line of Control, which divides Indian- …