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Cream cheese is more than just a morning bagel schmear, it also makes scrambled eggs extra-delicious. Get the recipe here: http://bit.ly/14EnOgq

How will Uruguay’s marijuana law work?

ON JULY 31st the lower house of Uruguay’s congress narrowly voted to legalise the production, sale and consumption of marijuana (cannabis). The bill …

5 Must Drive Roads - Ape to Gentleman

The wind in your hair, you have the freedom to explore new places and long scenic routes, the joy of taking a road trip is something that cannot be …


Back to the Masjids Movement

I went running for the first time in almost a year. I felt like I was flying. (Having grown accustomed to walking the same path) I was probably barely lifting my feet of the ground, haha. But we must begin somewhere. And this weekend marks the beginning of remembering who I was pre-pregnancy. It's not an easy thing to do, lovely, you know? Emilia has become my identity and although she is my daughter, if I am not whole, how can I give so much of myself to her? What a lesson....

Had a great morning snorkeling off the Na Pali Coast! This is Brittney, our lovely tour guide! #projectrunfree

Jonathan Paredes of Mexico dives from the 27-meter platform during the third stop of the Red Bull Cliff Diving World Series on June 28, 2013 at Islet Vila Franca do Campo, Azores, Portugal. Photograph by Romina Amato—Red Bull via Getty Images (@gettyimages). To see more Pictures of the Week, visit lightbox.time.com.

A shaman pays a visit to a woman who wishes to be cured of tiredness due to the recent passing of a relative, in Dushanbe, Tajikistan. Photograph by Carolyn Drake (@drakeycake). Drake just published her first book of photographs, Two Rivers, based on her extensive travels throughout Central Asia. To see more pictures from the book, visit lightbox.time.com.

The mother of Poly Akhter — who died in the Bangladesh garment factory catastrophe in April — mourns her daughter's death. Photograph by Taslima Akhter for TIME. Krista Mahr writes in TIME International about what the stories of those killed or maimed in the Rana Plaza collapse tell us about the price that a nation pays for a better future. To read the story and see more pictures, visit time.com/finalembrace.