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Volunteer Travel: Vacations That Make a Difference
Ever dream of just packing a bag and taking off to parts unknown? Have aspirations of doing good while traveling like celebrities often do? Here are a few ideas…
God Smiles on Stoners, Eases Drought in Kentucky
For those of you who remember hearing about how the drought affecting the Southeast United States was bad for marijuana production last summer– or maybe you just, ahem, noticed– there’s been so
Cement Manufacturing Destroying Kashmir Fossil Beds
India’s Guryul Ravine in the embattled Kashmir region is the site of one of the world’s richest fossil beds. The Vale of Kashmir. Image by Emuzesto The site includes ri
Like Islands Floating in the Sky: The Mist-Shrouded Columns of Rock That Inspired Avatar
China’s remote Zhangjiajie National Forest Park is a magical place. Pillars of rock covered in lush vegetation soar into the sky and are connected by natural bridges. No wonder it was the inspiration for James Cameron’s Avatar.
Why Are Dolphins Dying on the U.S. East Coast?
Dolphins have been dying in alarming numbers along the East Coast of the U.S., and scientists are desperately trying to find out the cause of the fatalities.
M&S Bag Tax
British retail giant Marks & Spencer will begin charging 5p (10 cents) for a plastic bag in a move to reduce plastic waste. The move comes after a successful campaign in the company’s Northern Ireland stores, where the amount of bags used by custo
Dubai Special Offer: Get 25 Percent Off for Bugs On Food
Those of us dedicated to sustainable development and engaging new sources of food– especially those of us in America, where a Dollar won’t go as far as a Yen used to (yuk, yuk)– might want to get on the next plane to Dubai. Image by Yerf
N is for Nollywood: Nigeria's Massive Film Industry
Nigeria has one of the biggest and fastest-growing movie industries in the world. We take a look at the multimillion-dollar business that produces more films than Hollywood each year.
Are Christopher Nolan and Hans Zimmer Changing Hollywood?
Christopher Nolan and Hans Zimmer’s working partnership has been enduring and fruitful. We see how they’ve blazed a trail for other Hollywood directors and composers today.