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8 Outdated, Horrid Rituals Women Are Still Subjected To All Over The World

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Weddings, bat and bar mitzvahs, communions…they’re all ritual practices we’ve grown accustomed to. Rituals are created by societies to establish a sense of community and oneness. But not every ritual ends with a party and a cake. Even in 2016, there are still some cultures that continue to enforce ancient ceremonial practices — often at […]

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Rick Perry addresses Fort Hood soldiers headed to Africa [photos]

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http://twitter.com/#!/GrantHermesTV/status/520250729442078721 Texas Gov. Rick Perry visited with U.S. Army soldiers at Fort Hood who are being deployed to West Africa to provide support for efforts to prevent the spread of Ebola: [email protected] briefed on aid that US Ft. Hood troops will provide in W. Africa for support of #Ebola containment. pic.twitter.com/CDtxfAOzaZ — Office of Gov […]

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Obama authorizes mobilization of Nat’l Guard troops to West Africa

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http://twitter.com/#!/redsteeze/status/522847082403475456 But don’t panic folks. https://t.co/P2Ia8gVpKZ — Erick Erickson (@EWErickson) October 16, 2014 As Twitchy reported earlier, President Obama was expected to authorize the Pentagon to send National Guard troops to West Africa to help combat the spread of Ebola. This afternoon, Obama signed the executive order: BREAKING: Obama authorizes call-up of National Guard, reserves […]

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This Girl Having A Panic Attack While Diving Is The Scariest Thing You’ll See All Day

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googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display(‘VN_PG_DTBT_ATF’); }); If you’ve ever had a panic attack in your life, you know that they are absolutely awful. While a panic attack on dry land is bad enough, imagine having one while you’re scuba diving 50 feet underwater. If you think that sounds harrowing, seeing it happen will make your whole body […]

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Namibia’s President Just Won An Award For Leaving Office

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Namibia’s outgoing president was awarded the multi-million dollar Ibrahim Prize for 2014 on Monday. The prize committee reviews candidates every year but hasn’t found anyone worthy of winning since 2011. Namibia’s outgoing president Hifikepunye Pohamba has won the 2014 Ibrahim Prize, a multi-million dollar leadership award for African heads of state who honor democratic rules. […]

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If Rescuers Hadn’t Intervened, This Lioness And Her Cubs Wouldn’t Have Survived

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After this lioness was gored by a buffalo, she was left with a gaping wound. Incredibly, rescuers saved her life by performing emergency surgery right in the middle of the African Savanna. What’s more, they also saved the life of her cubs. The 11-year-old lioness had given birth just weeks before receiving the near-fatal wound. […]

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Your Heart Will Melt When You See These African Dog Pups Emerge For The First Time

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googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display(‘VN_PG_DTBT_ATF’); }); It was a whole new world for these African wild dog puppies as they emerged out of their den for the very first time. The exciting footage was captured at the Ngala Game Reserve in South Africa as a pack of wild dogs brought their teeny-tiny pups out from their warm […]

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This Photographer Traveled To 37 Countries To Prove That Female Beauty Is Everywhere

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The photo project “Atlas of Beauty” took photographer Mihaela Noroc to 37 countries, where she saw endless versions of beauty over 15 months. 1. Two years ago Romania-based photographer Mihaela Noroc decided she needed a change in her life. View this image › Mihaela Noroc / Via theatlasofbeauty.com Havana, Cuba 2. “I had jobs that […]

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Cruel People Left This Rhino Orphaned, But Thankfully Some Motorists Stepped In.

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Poaching is still rampant in South Africa, and it’s getting worse. This is already the worst on record for rhinos lost, with at least 736 killed in the region. Cruelly killing these endangered animals is a reprehensible act. It is even more somber when you realize the amount of animals orphaned by the poaching. Protrack Anti-Poaching Unit […]

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Gorilla Reunites With The Man Who Raised Him And It Is Just The Best.

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Damian Aspinall is a conservationist who raises gorillas in his wild animal park in England with the hope that they may someday return to the wild. Five years ago, Aspinall released one of the gorillas he raised, Kwibi, into the African jungle. He finally journeyed to the jungle to see how Kwibi is doing on his […]

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Where Should You Study Abroad?

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“The world is a book and those who do not travel read only one page.” View this image › Crystal Ro / Buzzfeed / demachi / Thinkstock / Daniel Hurst / Thinkstock demachi / Thinkstock jvoisey / Thinkstock ahau1969 / Thinkstock KHellon / Thinkstock AmandaLewis / Thinkstock HIRO/amanaimagesRF / Thinkstock cmfotoworks / Thinkstock Emil Huston […]

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A Man In A Suit Challenges A Lion. And What Happened Next Is Pretty Much Unbelievable.

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The 2014 FIFA World Cup 2014 is just around the corner, and everyone around the world is going soccer mad. But forget the 32 national teams heading to the World Cup, Kevin Richardson has faced the toughest opponent of the year in a game of soccer, a group of wild lions! No wonder they call […]

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This Couple’s Epic 20 Year Road Trip Is The Best Thing You’ll Read All Week.

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1990 marked the fall of communism and the Soviet Union. It was a year of change and huge upheaval around the world. However, among that chaos, an amazing journey was just beginning for one husband and wife.  Meet Gunther and his wife, Christine Holtorf. Gunther and ChristineHoltorf Right before they met, Gunther was on a […]

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As An Elephant Calf Was Drowning, Something Absolutely AMAZING Happened. Check This Out.

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Animals are much smarter than most people give them credit for. When disaster struck within this herd of elephants, they didn’t act helpless. Instead, the adults elephants proved just how intelligent and caring they are. A tiny elephant calf attempted to cross the swollen Ewaso Nyiro in Kenya, but it proved to be too much for […]

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