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A Prisoner Calls President Obama Out on Guantanamo Bay

A man held prisoner for more than a decade describes the abuse he's suffered at the hands of the present administration.<p>Reuters<p>He is doing a historic wrong.<p>Glenn Greenwald details his particular role in Gitmo, and the way that some of his supporters obscure it. "The people in the faction who spent …

Explosions at Boston Marathon Kill 3 — Now, a 'Potential Terrorist Investigation'

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>The FBI has taken over "a potential terrorist investigation," FBI special agent in charge Richard …

8 Travel Apps To Make Your Next Trip Less Stressful

We know how stressful travel can be: Flight delays, lodging mishaps, language barriers can easily turn what was meant to be a relaxing trip into one big headache. But of course, there's an app for every travel annoyance, and equipping your smartphone before a big trip can make each step of your …

14 Festivals and Events Worth Traveling for in 2013

There's nothing quite like visiting a place when it's in the middle of a party -- especially if it's the kind of celebration that doesn't happen every year. In addition to the many festivals and events that occur annually around the world, there are some that are on a far less frequent schedule -- …

Best Scenic Drives: The 10 Most Relaxing Coastal Drives In The U.S. & Canada

Driving can be both the most stressful and the most relaxing of activities. While there are few things more frustrating than sitting in traffic on your daily commute, a relaxing scenic drive down winding coastal roads can be truly therapeutic. For a vacation that allows you to explore a new locale …

Why Istanbul Is The World's Best Layover Destination

If you believe the hype coming from Turkish Airlines, which now flies roughly 40 million passengers to 220 cities in 98 countries, Istanbul will soon become the world's most connected and wonderful international hub, an axle around which global commerce and tourism will spin, as millions stop over …

How to Roast Any Vegetable in 4 Steps

<i>At Food52 we love recipes -- but do we always use them? Of course not. Because once you realize you don't always need a recipe, you'll make your favorite dishes a lot more often.</i><p><i>Today: The 4 steps to roasting any vegetable, no matter the season.</i><p>Roasting vegetables is a simple pleasure. Chop and …

New Encyclopedia Of Holocaust Will Completely Redraw The Atrocities Of The Third Reich

With the recent discovery in early March of more than 42,200 new sites used by the Nazis as ghettos and labor, concentration and death camps, comes …

How to Photograph Lightning, From Start to Finish

Now that storm season for North America is either already here (or coming soon), I thought it would be a good time to write a tutorial on how to …

John Boozman: Assault Weapons Ban Pointless Because Criminals 'Don't Use Them'

Sen. John Boozman (R-Ark.) told a local radio station on Wednesday that an assault weapons ban would be pointless because people don't use that type of weapon to commit crimes, Think Progress reports.<p>Speaking to KHTE's Alice Stewart, Boozman declared that passing an assault weapons ban "doesn’t do …

Of Course You Can Get Weed Mayo for Your Fries in the Netherlands

It’s high time (cough) for this long, dull trip of bacon-flavored mania the combined industrial forces of the novelty food world have foisted upon us …

The New Gun Deal And The Poison Of Bipartisanship

(Optional Video Accompaniment To This Post)<p><b>To belabor the obvious</b>, any compromise brokered on the issue of gun controlbetween Joe Manchin and Pat Toomey is not "bipartisan" just because one of them is a Democrat and the other is a Republican. I realize that the courtier media — and a White House …

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South Korea Bracing for North Korean Missile Test 'Anytime Soon'

The South Korean military is on high alert today preparing for North Korea's possible mid-range missile test "anytime soon," while Pyongyang seeks to …

Louvre closed on account of pickpockets

The Louvre, the world's most visited museum, was forced to close on Wednesday after workers staged a walkout in protest over pickpockets. More than …