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The best new luxury safaris for 2017

10 Jan 2017
Searching for Africa's wild heart is one of travel's most magical experiences.  But being stuck in a 4x4 convoy while scanning the horizon for a distant lion can take the sheen off somewhat.    These new luxury...
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Is popcorn healthy?

Popcorn
06 Jan 2017
Whether popcorn is "healthy" depends how you eat it. In its purest form -- that is, plain air-popped kernels -- it's a healthy, whole-grain, antioxidant-rich snack food that comes at a pretty low-calorie cost for those who...
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What to eat before, during and after a workout


Those used to sedentary lifestyles are better off picking endurance-based activities, such as cycling, Nordic walking, dance or aqua cycling. -Filepix
 

 
06 Jan 2017
Scientists have long known that what you eat before, during and after you exercise can make or break a workout and possibly affect your fitness results. So what do nutritionists recommend to munch on? It turns out that quality...
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What are the world's safest airlines for 2017?

Alaska Airlines
06 Jan 2017
Good news has been in short supply the last 12 months, but for nervous fliers there's one ray of light: 2016 was one of the safest years in aviation history. Despite some high-profile accidents, the number of airplane crashes has in...
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Muslim refugee falls in love with Christian police officer

A photo from Noora Arkavazi and Bobi Dodevski's wedding in July.



 



 
06 Jan 2017
Theirs is an unlikely love story: She is a Muslim refugee from Iraq, he's a Christian Macedonian border police officer. But they say it was love at first sight.   One day last March, 20-year-old Noora Arkavazi and her family --...
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UK royal Kate given photographic society's seal of approval

Britain's Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, smiles as she attends a charity event at city company ICAP, in central London, Britain December 9, 2015.
 
04 Jan 2017
Britain's Duchess of Cambridge, whose pictures of her children Prince George and Princess Charlotte have graced the front pages of newspapers and magazines worldwide, was commended on Tuesday by the Royal Photographic Society for her...
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Woman busted smuggling teen refugee inside suitcase

Photos taken by Spanish officials show a teen migrant hiding inside a suitcase.



 



 
04 Jan 2017
A young woman has been caught trying to smuggle a teenage African migrant hidden in her suitcase into Spanish territory. Authorities stopped the 22-year-old woman last week at a border crossing into Ceuta, one of two Spanish enclaves in...
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Syrian child refugees taught to release stress and resist recruitment

Syrian refugee children queue as they head towards their classroom at a school in Mount Lebanon, October 7, 2016. REUTERS/Mohamed Azakir
04 Jan 2017
The screams of a dozen Syrian and Palestinian children pierce the air of a community center in Lebanon's Shatila refugee camp. Yet the children are not hurt. They are yelling to express the anger and fear they feel as victims of...
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Santa Claus visits Children Cancer Hospital '57357'

Santa Claus visits Children Cancer Hospital 
01 Jan 2017
Last week a lady dressed in a Santa Claus costume along with a photographer roamed Zamalek streets handing passengers candies and taking photos of them to share happiness. This intiative grabbed the attention of many, which entused the...
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Violence spreads like a contagious infection among friends

31 Dec 2016
Adolescents who engaged in violent activities were more likely to have friends – and friends of friends – who had been violent, a new study shows.   “Violent acts tend to cluster through social networks, and they...
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