Felicia Munson Crowley

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When G.I. Jane comes home

Since 9/11, more than 200,000 women have been deployed to Iraq and Afghanistan, and more than 160 women have died in service to their country. Women have fought on the front lines as combat pilots and military police platoon leaders. They have received Silver Stars and Bronze Stars for Valor. Some …

Veterans

The World’s Hardest Country for Women

Even without the threat of Boko Haram, the girls of northern Nigeria lead grim lives and face brutal challenges.<p>ABUJA, Nigeria — At age 14, Amina …

Top 5 Castle Hotels in the World

Sleep like a king (or queen) at these regal properties across the planet -- literally! From Medieval-style English manors to an Indian palace in the middle of a lake, GAYOT's Top 5 Castle Hotels give guests the royal treatment. Centuries-old architecture is complemented by modern amenities and …

World Leaders

10 Summer Alternatives to Jeans

This summer, step into something a little cooler than jeans.<p>This summer, step into something a little cooler than jeans.

The real best souvenirs to bring home from 19 countries around the world

Travelers always want to bring home something that will remind them of their trip — but many often get stuck buying cheap knick knacks from tourist traps.<p>To avoid getting something you'll only throw away in a few months, we've rounded up a list of some authentic items you should buy when …

Ceramics

King Richard III Reinterment Service in England

A Brief History of French Girl Hair: From Marie Antoinette’s Pouf to Lou Doillon’s Easy Waves

When trying to quantify the ineffable allure of the <i>femme française</i>, one obvious trait is right in our faces—and theirs, much of the time: French girl hair. Its natural, unfussy texture sets the tone for an effortlessly cool look, inspiring women around the world to ditch the styling tools in favor …

Coco Chanel

How Scottish teen became an ISIS bride

<b>(CNN) —</b> In November 2013, 19-year-old Aqsa Mahmood gave her father, Muzaffar, a long hug goodbye. As if it were a normal day, she said "Khuda hafiz," which means "May God be your guardian," and left the family home in an affluent Glasgow, Scotland, neighborhood.<p>Then she went off to pursue violent …

Islam

4 Ways To Make Housing More Affordable

We are running out of housing and no one can afford the housing we do have. Here’s some ways we could fix the problem.<p>If you thought big cities like New York, Mumbai, and London were unaffordable already, here’s a depressing prediction: It’s going to get worse.<p>A new report forecasts a growing …

Clues that these bronze sculptures were made by Michelangelo

There are a number of factors in the proposed attribution of Michelangelo bronzes<p>There are a number of clues which suggest the rare bronzes may have been created by Michelangelo.<p><b>Michelangelo as a Bronze maker</b><p>Michelangelo is universally known as a sculptor in marble, with the St Peter’s Pietà, David …

Skinny Banana Split Trifle

<b>Skinny Banana Split Trifle</b> is a delicious, figure friendly ending to any meal. This No-bake dessert could not be any easier to throw together …

Dessert

A Perfect Sugar Substitute Would Save Lives and Make Billions. Why Can't We Make One?

<i>Hello: It’s been a while since I blogged here at Forbes. I was working on my new book,</i> Tasty: The Art and Science of What We Eat<i>, out this week, which explores the science of taste, culinary history, and the future of food. There’s a lot written about the food system, but a great deal less about</i> …

The Week in Pictures | January 12 – 18, 2015

Each week we bring you the very best in visual journalism. An act of terrorism brought nations together after gunmen stormed the offices of the French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo, killing several employees.<p>Yosemite National Park: Climbers Tommy Caldwell and Kevin Jorgeson completed the ascent …