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#IWillProtectYou, U.S. Service Members Promise Terrified Muslim Girl

Eight-year-old Sofia started packing her bags after hearing Donald Trump's call to ban Muslims.<p>U.S. service men and women have a powerful message for a young girl who was intimidated by Donald Trump’s call to ban Muslims from the country: Don’t be afraid; we will protect you.<p>The girl’s name is …

10 Tips For Solo Female Travelers In Morocco

Traveling alone in Morocco is both difficult and rewarding in equal measures.<p>For me, exploring the beautiful, vibrant country alone was worth it. Just about. There's nothing better than being 100 percent selfish and designing your itinerary to suit only yourself.<p>It sure makes the highs memorable: …

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6 Sleep Habits Of Productive People

For starters: They don’t need alarm clocks, stick to their bedtimes, and don’t sleep with their smartphones.<p><i>Editor’s Note: This article is one of the top 10 habits to adopt to be better at your job in 2016. See the full list here.</i><p>You may feel super productive by pulling all nighters, but you’re …

9 reasons I will always love Japan

1. I felt safe everywhere.<p>About one month after moving to Kyoto, Japan, I had the strangest physical sensation. What was that peculiar feeling, like …

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Neil deGrasse Tyson explains a fake Mars mission so well it almost hurts

If you aren't excited for the film adaptation of "The Martian," a bestselling sci-fi novel by Andy Weir , this new video starring Neil deGrasse Tyson …

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Should Doctors Operate On Intersex Babies?

M.C. was born with ambiguous genitalia, a rare condition that doctors addressed with surgery. Now, in a landmark lawsuit, M.C.'s parents are challenging the medical mainstream: Why does a surgeon decide what sex a child should be?<p><b>Pam Crawford first</b> saw M.C. nine years ago, on an adoption website …

9 Delicious Chicken Dinners From Around the World

Spice up your repertoire with these delicious chicken dinners. They come from all over the globe, but are easy to make with ingredients found at your regular supermarket.<p><b>1. Asian BBQ Chicken</b><p>Think of this dish as Chicken Teriyaki with a South Asian flair, or India meets the other flavors of Asia. It …

26 Fast-Food Lunches That Are Actually Healthy

Yes, it's true! These lunches are great options for those days when you just can't get around to packing your own — because it definitely happens.<p>And sometimes that's just not realistic and not gonna happen. And if you DO find yourself with fast food as your only option, wouldn't it be nice to know …

Join the fight against extreme poverty

You already know that Africa isn’t a country. But what else? Check out these maps and put the continent’s population, income, growth, and potential …

Marrakech Named TripAdvisor's Top City To Visit In 2015

Marrakech, Morocco has topped the list of Top Destinations in the World in TripAdvisor's annual Travelers' Choice Awards.<p>The study took into account millions of TripAdvisor reviews from the past year to determine the top places to travel in 2015, according to spokesperson Julie Cassetina.<p>Marrakech …

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Can We Guess Your Age By How You Use The Internet?

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6 Reasons Why You'll Know It's Time to Move Overseas

How many times have you said you're going to do something but change your mind at the last minute? It might be a spontaneous pledge, a throw-away comment or spur-of-the-moment remark but the result is usually the same.<p>Because taking a leap of faith is <i>hard,</i> particularly when it means life might …

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10 Healthy Food Myths Debunked

From the editors of GoodHousekeeping.com, we set the record straight on common misconceptions about which foods are healthy for you.<p><b>1) Fresh is always better than frozen.</b><br>Freshly-shelled peas have more vitamins than frozen ones, right? Not exactly. "Fresh" produce often travels far distances and …

Best Beach Destinations in the Florida Keys

While residents of cold-weather climates are shivering indoors by the fire, the lucky folks who visit the Florida Keys are snorkeling, splashing, and fishing in still-temperate waters. The shores of this island chain—with dazzling coral reefs and an abundance of wildlife—are recognized as excellent …

6 Essentials for a Japanese Pantry

Nancy Singleton Hachisu, author of Japanese Farm Food, names six key ingredients to have on hand.<p>Nancy Singleton Hachisu, author of <i>Japanese Farm …

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How to pack for travel with kids

As a travel writer, I've raised my kids on the road. After dozens of family trips by planes, trains and automobiles, months spent living out of a duffel with newborns and teenagers, and plenty of mistakes and mishaps, I've learned a thing or two about packing for a family. Here’s everything you …

This May Be the Best Game of Thrones Surprise, Ever

This. Is. Perfection.<p>Loyal <i>Game of Thrones</i> fans were a bit upset last month when Queen Elizabeth II visited the set and didn't sit on the famed Iron Throne, but she may have just won her way back into everyone's hearts with this epic surprise.<p>The Queen's Guard of England played a special version of …

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Middle Eastern Grilling Recipes, from Lamb Chops and Tabbouleh to Pickles and Dips

Middle Eastern grilling recipes, from lamb chops and tabbouleh to pickles and dips, from cookbook author Anissa Helou<p><b>Sunday is grilling day in Lebanon</b>, where I grew up. It didn’t matter if people lived in the country or the city: If they had a sliver of outside space, they set up their <i>manqal</i> (a low …

Harry Potter park expands as Universal adds Diagon Alley – in pictures

Photograph: HANDOUT/REUTERS<p>Universal Orlando's new Diagon Alley attraction, part of the Wizarding World of Harry Potter, is seen in this undated handout picture in Orlando, Florida. Photograph: Universal …

Three Adorable Pugs Dressed up as Characters from Game of Thrones

<b>Robb Stark, Ned Stark, and Jon Snow</b><p>It's tough not to smile at this adorable series of three pugs dressed up like characters from <i>Game of Thrones</i>. Throughout the photographs, the dogs' owners Phillip Lauer and wife Sue, a professional photographer and designer, have recreated sets from King's Landing …

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The New Speed Record For "Super Mario Bros." Has To Be Seen To Be Believed

Twitch user l_o_l beat the greatest game of all time in a staggering 4:57.69.

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London Tops The List As Most Well-Balanced City, Beating Out Paris And New York City

In a recent study done by PriceWaterhouseCooper, London has risen to the top as the shiniest, spiffiest city in all the land. The Big Smoke has pushed New York City out of the top spot this time and we can think of a few reasons why.<p>The sights to see are top notch, it's the best city in the world …

If "Game Of Thrones" Characters Were Drawn By Disney

It would probably be a bit less bloody, for a start.

Best Restaurants in Marrakech – Visiting Morocco

The best restaurants in Marrakech prove that there is no shortage of good food in Marrakech. Some of the best restaurants in Marrakech are the food …

Neil Degrasse Tyson In Slow Motion Is HIGH-Larious

He may be one of the smartest people in the world, but slowed down he just sounds like one of your stoner friends.

Morocco Saw Record 10 Million Tourists in 2013, Recovering From the Arab Spring

Morocco’s tourism minister says a record-breaking 10 million people visited the North African country in 2013, indicating the industry is recovering …

Facts That Prove Pugs Are The Best Breed Ever

These pugs will restore your faith in humanity.