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10 Things to Know About Senegal
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10 Things to Know About Senegal

Fast facts about one of Africa's most interesting countries

5 Coronavirus Songs to Put on Your Pandemic Playlist
5 Coronavirus Songs to Put on Your Pandemic Playlist.

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5 Coronavirus Songs to Put on Your Pandemic Playlist

Everyone everywhere is in a pretty strange spot right now due to the COVID-19 pandemic, and we’re all dealing with it the best that we can. For...

10 Things to Know About Nepal
10 Things to Know About Nepal.

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10 Things to Know About Nepal

Nepal may be known for the world's tallest peak and a funky looking flag, but there's much more to discover about this South Asian country.

Win a Trip to Guatemala and See Master Weavers at Work
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Win a Trip to Guatemala and See Master Weavers at Work

In San Juan La Laguna, Guatemala Mayan artisans are keeping their traditions alive by teaching textile-making to tourists who visit their town.

We've Scientifically Formulated the Perfect Valentine's Day Gift for Everyone in Your Life
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We've Scientifically Formulated the Perfect Valentine's Day Gift for Everyone in Your Life

Don't know what to get for Valentine's Day? We've got you covered with our gift guide matrix.

Former Maoist Recruits Build a New Life in Nepal
Former Maoist Recruits Build a New Life in Nepal.

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Former Maoist Recruits Build a New Life in Nepal

Conscripted by Maoist rebels at a young age, Ganga Gharti and Rudra Pun spent years tangled up in the Nepalese civil war against their will. But...

Delightfully Weird Holiday Traditions Around the Globe
A pair of generic holiday elf dolls sit on a wooden floor together. One is wearing a red outfit and the other is wearing a green one.

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Delightfully Weird Holiday Traditions Around the Globe

Flaming straw goats, spying elves, pooping nativity figurines...these are just some of the strange and delightful Christmas traditions happening...

You’d Better Watch Out: Holiday Horrors and Truly Terrifying Traditions from Around the Globe
You’d Better Watch Out: Holiday Horrors and Truly Terrifying Traditions from Around the Globe .

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You’d Better Watch Out: Holiday Horrors and Truly Terrifying Traditions from Around the Globe

In the United States, children who look forward to Christmas presents under the tree in December have to be good all year long, or else they’ll...

How to Make your Holiday Medieval and Bright with Pomanders
How to make your holiday medieval and bright with pomanders

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How to Make your Holiday Medieval and Bright with Pomanders

Now we know that pomander balls aren’t much good against the plague, but they’re still fun and easy to put together. Plus, they make cheerful...

This History of Humanity's Deadliest Predator Delivers Swarms of Fascinating Facts
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This History of Humanity's Deadliest Predator Delivers Swarms of Fascinating Facts

Nearly half of all humans who have ever lived were killed by mosquitos and the disease they spread. That’s an estimated 52 billion people killed...