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The meals your parents made for you are now too calorific for modern lifestyles

Globalisation has been a health disaster, creating a generation of people who expend so little energy each day that they no longer need to eat the same amount of calories as their parents, a new study by the London School of Economics suggests.<p>An analysis of 30 years of data by the LSE has proven …

Juan Gabriel lives on in Mexico’s Day of the Dead altars

MORELIA, Michoacán — Dia de los Muertos is a time of year for Mexican families to remember and honor relatives who have passed away. But it's also a …

Mexico

Día De Los Muertos: Not 'Mexican Halloween,' but So Much More

Día De Los Muertos (Day of the Dead in English, though it’s referred to simply as Día de Metros in Mexico) is one of the world’s most misunderstood …

Decoding The Food And Drink On A Day Of The Dead Altar

In Mexico, celebrations for <i>el Dia de los Muertos</i>, or Day of the Dead, are already in full swing. The holiday, observed on Nov. 1 and 2, honors deceased ancestors. And food and drink are a big part of the festivities — they are <i>ofrendas</i>, or offerings, put on altars to entice deceased loved ones to …

30 Photos from Mexico City's Bond-Inspired Day of the Dead Celebration

Slightly more impressive than that half-hearted Halloween party you had to go to<p>Held from October 31 through November 2 each year, Mexico's Day of the Dead is a sacred tradition that sees families and communities gather to celebrate the lives of relatives and loved ones who have passed. There are …

NEW! Tequila Brand Creates Stop-Motion Ads For Day Of The Dead

Day of the Dead, a traditional Mexican holiday when families remember loved ones who have died, begins Nov. 1 and lasts for several days. <b>Grey Canada</b> …

The sweet side of Mexico's Day of the Dead

<b>Day of the Dead is one of Mexico's biggest celebrations when families remember those who have passed away.</b><p>The first of November is known as Day of the Little Angels and is dedicated to children who have died, while 2 November is dedicated to adults who have died.<p>On both days families visit …

See Crazy Photos and Video from Mexico's First-Ever Day of the Dead Parade

Mexico’s Day of the Dead is one of the country’s most revered holidays, but for most of its history, it never had a parade … until this year.<p>More …

Breathtaking Day of the Dead festivals in Mexico and the US

One of the most memorable James Bond scenes in recent years, the opening of Spectre was set in a dramatic and mystical Día de Los Muertos celebration in Mexico City. The awe-inspiring event featured pulsating music, enormous skeleton floats, and thousands of festival attendees in flower crowns, …

What Is Día De Los Muertos? Date, History, Facts And Everything You Need To Know About ‘Day Of The Dead’ 2016

Día de los Muertos, also known as the Day of the Dead, is a two-day celebration that occurs every year on Nov. 1 and Nov. 2, the day after Halloween. …

Mexicans celebrate first Day of the Dead procession

James Bond inspires Mexico City's first Day of the Dead parade

The Mexican Tourism Board said the film had created an expectation that the city would hold a parade.<p>Mexico City hosted its first ever Day of the …

Zombies, Hollywood invade Mexico’s Day of the Dead

<b>MEXICO CITY -</b> Hollywood movies, zombie shows, Halloween and even politics are fast changing Mexico’s Day of the Dead celebrations, which …

Mexico City

5 Facts About Día de los Muertos (The Day of the Dead)

What do sugar skulls, marigolds and monarch butterflies have in common? Just like pumpkins, witches and black cats are quintessential symbols of …

Mexico

Mexico's Day of the Dead parade embraces Hollywood version of Mexican tradition

MEXICO CITY— Life imitated art on Saturday when hundreds of thousands of Mexicans took to the streets of the capital to recreate a massive Day of the …

Mexico

How Mexico combines Halloween and Day of the Dead into one surreal celebration

Mexico's beloved grande dame of death, a stylishly attired skeleton named La Catrina, her grinning skull topped with trademark hat, has company in the market stands here: Hollywood extraterrestrials, Batman and other superheroes, along with sundry witches and monsters.<p>"<i>Ratas baratas! Diez pesos!</i>" …

Day Of The Dead Celebrations Around The World Pictures: How People Celebrate Dia De Los Muertos

Halloween isn't the only creepy festival being celebrated this October.<p>The Day of the Dead, known as"Dia de los Muertos" or "Dia de Muertos" in …

Day of the Dead décor now lives on shelves at major stores

Dia de Muertos or Day of the Dead home décor now has an aisle on the holiday section of major American retailers and although it's not the same as Halloween, they both happen during Fall season.<p>In Mexico and other Latin American countries, people celebrate by making altars to their loved ones or …

Day of The Dead Activities For Kids | Day of the Dead Altar

We've put together some of our favorite tutorials and activities for Day of the Dead.<p>Click though to get inspiration for this wonderful celebration …

Who celebrates Day of the Dead in the United States?

Though Día de los Muertos is a holiday celebrated in Mexico, the changing landscape of the United States means that a lot more people are celebrating …

5 Dia De Los Muertos Questions You Were Too Afraid To Ask

<i>What’s the difference between Día de los Muertos and Halloween?</i><p>Día de los Muertos -- also known as "Día de Muertos," or "Day of the Dead" in English -- is a holiday with Mexican origins that is celebrated on November 1 - 2. While some imagery might be close to that of Halloween, there are …

Día de los Muertos Altars: Loving Tribute to Deceased Family, Friends

HOUSTON, TX -- It has been years since the deaths of Magdalena Cervantes's uncle and nephew. But she says the love she has for them is very much alive. “I am going to make an altar, and I want to remember my nephew Albert and my uncle Ray,” says Cervantes, as her eyes tear up and her voice begins …

How to Create the Perfect Sugar Skull Makeup for Día de los Muertos

There's nothing scary about this sugar skull.<p>Sugar skull imagery plays an integral role in Día de los Muertos as a way both to honor the dead and celebrate life. This tutorial from Latina blogger Jess of Polish and Pout is a little bit sweet, a little bit sassy, and all-around stunning. Watch as …

Welcome to Scotland Sr. Trump (Con Mariachi)

Leave it to the good people of Scotland to stage hilarious protests during Donald Trump’s visit in the wake of Brexit.<p>Paddy Power, a bookmaker …