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Bringing rural women to the frontline

<b>Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka</b>, United Nations Under-Secretary-General and executive director of UN Women, recently began a second term in office. In her …

United Nations

A Year Ago Unusual Twins Amazed the Internet, Look at Them Now

In 2017, many people wrote about Lara and Mara Bawar when a photoshoot of the twins went viral. It’s no wonder, because they show the true diversity …

Africa

How This African-American Filmmaker Was Inspired By African Indians

Feeling a connection to their struggles, Asha Stuart sought to shine a light on the resilient Siddi community.<p>Documentary filmmaker Asha Stuart was passing through a bus station near Bangalore in 2012 when she made eye contact with a man nearby, who looked like he was of African descent.<p>They tried …

India

Africa: What's With Building All These High Walls?

Israel - Palestine wall.<p>Blog<p>Cape Town — When the Berlin wall finally came down in 1992, we thought: This was it, no more walls! Well, we might have …

Africa

Wanuri Kahiu's 'Rafiki' Will Be The First Kenyan Film To Debut At The Cannes Film Festival

The prestigious <b>Cannes Film Festival</b> just released their official selection of films that will be showing this year, and the list features six female …

Cannes Film Festival

Scientists Explain What That Giant Crack in Kenya's Great Rift Valley Means for Africa

Amid concerns that Africa might split in two, experts say the process could take 50 million years.<p>Following heavy rains in Kenya, a giant crack appeared in the ground in the Suswa region late last month that caused part of a highway to collapse in a region near the capital city of Nairobi, as the …

Geology

Ten Skeletons Bury a Right-Wing Talking Point

<i> Anglo-Saxon mythologies and culture continue to enchant many who live in the U.K. Andrew Parsons/Getty Images</i> <i>This article was originally published …

Archaeology

10 Fantastic Factory Tours You Can Only Take In Ohio

There’s no place quite like the Ye Olde Mill in Utica—where you can see how Velvet Ice Cream is made, take a free tour of the mill and try delicious …

Travel Trailers

Kenyan Woman Abused By Nurses During Childbirth Wins Landmark Case

When Josephine Majani came to, she was on a hard hallway floor in the Bungoma District Hospital in Bungoma, Kenya.<p>Majani heard nurses yelling: "I saw them carry the baby away. They screamed at me, 'Why have you delivered on the floor? Who is going to clean up all this blood? Get up. Get your things …

Pregnancy

Fun Facts About All 59 U.S. National Parks

Uncover lesser-known secrets about these iconic landscapes.<p>Plenty of people still think the National Park system is, as writer Wallace Stegner put it, “America’s best idea.” Over the last year alone, its 84 million acres were visited over 331 million times. But this vast network still has plenty of …

National Parks

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Why Scientists Are Starting to Care About Cultures That Talk to Whales

<i>This article is from Hakai Magazine, an online publication about science and society in coastal ecosystems. Read more stories like this at</i> …

Archaeology

10 hiking apps and gadgets for hitting the trail this spring

Prepare to face the great outdoors.<p>A spring hike is a great way to take advantage of the newly-warm weather. But it also comes with hazards like lingering snow, unpredictable downpours, and winter-damaged roads and trails. To prepare, you need to bring basic essentials like extra clothing, snacks …

Camping

Here’s What Your Facebook Posts Should Look Like in 2018

Okay, bad news first:BuzzSumo has analyzed over 880 million Facebook posts to find out that Facebook page engagement has fallen by 20% since the …

Social Business

Secrets of a Brothel Privy

For Jade Luiz, a graduate student in archaeology at Boston University, historical archaeology is all about detective work. Through piecing together …

Polio eradication is a true African success story, made possible by devoted leaders, countries, communities, civil society, and parents

March 2018<p>In 1996, poliovirus paralysed more than 75,000 children across the continent, in every single country. That year, Nelson Mandela launched …

Public Health

What If A Drug Could Make Your Blood Deadly To Mosquitoes?

Imagine this: A pesky mosquito sips some of your blood. Hours later, the blood-sucker drops dead, poisoned by the very blood it just slurped down.<p>That may sound too good to be true, but it's a tantalizing possibility, according to research published this week in the journal <i>The Lancet Infectious</i> …

Public Health

40+ Useful PC Keyboard Shortcuts for Social Media Pros

Ever since we published our social media keyboard shortcuts for Mac, PC users have, understandably, been requesting a version of their own.Well, my …

Social Media

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Prehistoric human footprints unearthed on Canada shoreline

Scientists find 29 prints on island in British Columbia, supporting theory that early Americans arrived from Asia<p>Whether it was a family day out at the beach, complete with prehistoric equivalent of a bucket and spade, we’ll never know, but one thing is for sure: about 13,000 years ago a little …

Anthropology

Crate-digging millennials are seeking out classic East African music at Nairobi’s vinyl master

Tucked between butchers and hair braiders in Nairobi’s Kenyatta Market is the Real Vinyl Guru, a shabby stall that has become a mecca for vinyl lovers.<p>James ‘Jimmy’ Rugami has sold second-hand records from stall 570 since 1989. In the cramped space, hundreds of seven and 12-inch vinyls are tightly …

Africa

In South Africa, Colonialism Was Written on Stone

At the base of a steep outcrop near the small South African town of Porterville, outside Cape Town, is a painting of a wooden ship. Its masts and …

Archaeology

The most underrated US attractions: readers’ travel tips

Our tipsters sidestep big cities and theme parks to explore a bridge leading nowhere, great galleries, steaming volcanoes and outposts of US history<p><b>Winning tip: Kinzua Bridge Sky Walk, Pennsylvania</b><p>The jewel of Kinzua Bridge state park is the Kinzua Viaduct (once the US’s highest railway bridge). In …

National Parks

A Cultural Leap at the Dawn of Humanity

New finds from Kenya suggest that humans used long-distance trade networks, sophisticated tools, and symbolic pigments right from the dawn of our species.<p>When Rick Potts started digging at Olorgesailie, the now-dry basin of an ancient Kenyan lake, he figured that it would take three years to find …

Anthropology

These Black Women Photographers Are Carving Out a Place in History

Long excluded from mainstream histories, this anthology is giving women photographers of African descent a platform to tell their stories.<p>During the recent unveiling of the official portraits of former President Barack Obama and former First Lady Michelle Obama at the Smithsonian National Portrait …

Diphtheria outbreak kills 73 in Yemen

In a statement, the UN agency said some 1,294 suspected cases of diphtheria have been recorded in 20 of Yemen’s 23 provinces.<p>It listed Ibb and …

Kenya signs petition urging EU to ban ivory trade

News<p>ADVERTISEMENT<p>3 Days Ago<p>In Summary<p>ADVERTISEMENT<p>ADVERTISEMENT<p>Kenya has boosted its war on ivory trade by signing a petition calling on the European …

The (Long) List of Financial Documents You Should Keep

In this season of paper piles, bursting files and inscrutable tax forms arriving in the mail, tip your cap to one aspect of the new tax bill. If you’re among the millions of people who will no longer be itemizing your deductions next year, there may just be less mess in your future.<p>This is no …

Retirement

Do Big Cats Get Hairballs?

Domestic cats often hack up gooey mats of fur, but it's rare in their larger kin.<p>Sometimes it's hard to decide which gift from your cat is your favorite. Is it the half-eaten beetle, the pool of vomit, or the hairballs?<p>Like it or not, most cat owners contend with hairballs at some point: Domestic …