Rebecca Kuske

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But Procrastination Feels So Right...

We've all been there: opening up a new document file with every intention of writing our essays, papers, or any assignment. A word or a sentence is formed, then something else catches our attention. Maybe it's an email, a text, or a habit to check the latest news online. Before we know it, an hour …

10 Signs You Have an Iron Deficiency

If you spot these telltale symptoms, get yourself a spinach and steak salad, stat!<p>About 9 percent of women suffer from an iron deficiency, according to the most recent stats from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention—but that number's even higher for physically active women, say experts. …

Iryna’s Calgary

TravelWhere the Locals Go<p>Though she was “born and raised in beautiful Ukraine,” Iryna is now happy to call Calgary her “second home.” After traveling through Europe, she decided to make Western Canada her permanent residence and hasn’t ever looked back. Here are some of her favorite things about …

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Uganda's New Anti-Gay Law: Part of a Broader Trend in Africa

Homophobia is on the rise across much of the continent.<p>"EXPOSED! Uganda's 200 Top Homos Named," the headline of a popular Ugandan tabloid, the <i>Red Pepper</i>, screamed on February 25, the day after President Yoweri Museveni signed the country's Anti-Homosexuality Bill.<p>The <i>Red Pepper</i>'s witch hunt and …

With Ukraine in Disarray, Crimea Heats Up

As unrest continues in Ukraine, pro-Russian forces cause further turmoil in Crimea at the southern tip of the country.<p>Armed, masked men in unmarked military uniforms patrol outside Simferopol International Airport in Crimea. Another confrontation is under way at Sevastopol International …

Inside Crimea: A Jewel in Two Crowns

Crimea has been a flashpoint between Russia and Ukraine for decades. Here's why.<p>In 2011, <i>National Geographic</i> magazine visited Crimea for an in-depth look. Many of the issues we covered then are now in sharp relief as tensions rise between ethnic Russians and Ukrainians.<p><b>Because of its history and</b> …

Venice Carnival With Kids

“Show us your boobs!”<p>These catcalls–from drunken revelers dangling beads off balconies at equally inebriated women cruising along Bourbon Street–are what I remember most about my first Mardi Gras experience at the tender age of 16. Just as memorable, however, was how mortified I felt witnessing all …

Counting Tigers by Their Stripes

Changing Planet<p>Thanks to affordable digital cameras and sophisticated software, conservationists like K. Ullas Karanth of the Wildlife Conservation Society now have powerful tools to accurately monitor tigers in the wild.<p>In this video, Karanth describes how an earlier method of trying to assess the …

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Follow our continuing coverage of the latest developments in the #Ukraine crisis: http://bbc.in/OISEQu Russian military are blockading the airport in Sevastopol in Crimea - Ukraine's only Russian-majority region - and armed men are patrolling areas of Simferopol airport where our correspondent Daniel Sandford took this picture.

Putin ready to invade Ukraine; Kiev warns of war

MOSCOW/KIEV (Reuters) - Russian President Vladimir Putin demanded and won his parliament’s approval on Saturday to invade Ukraine, where the new government warned of war, put its troops on high alert and appealed to NATO for help.<p>Putin’s open assertion of the right to send troops to a country of 46 …