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How Kenyan Women Are Turning Camel Milk Into Economic Prosperity

Women & Girls Hub | Jesselyn Cook | Posted 07.20.2016 | World

Kenya’s increasingly severe dry spells are putting pressure on the country’s cow and goat farmers. But a project in Isiolo is helping women tap in...

Time To Stop Procrastination -- 6 Ways To Beat It

Atif Rashid | Posted 07.18.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Atif Rashid

We all are guilty of procrastination from time to time, putting off those important tasks and saying 'oh, I'll do it tomorrow." For many of us though, tomorrow never comes. So how do we defeat procrastination?

Camels, Ships of the Desert Plying the desert - Camelids, Section 2: Animal Planet on the Looney Front, Part 18

Mike Arkus | Posted 06.26.2016 | Travel
Mike Arkus

Moving on from single-humped dromedaries in this second blog on camelids, we come face to spitting face with double-humped camels in darkest Asia. I'm...

One Hump, Two Humps, No Humps - Camelids, Section 1: Animal Planet on the Looney Front, Part 17

Mike Arkus | Posted 06.19.2016 | Travel
Mike Arkus

They have a common ancestor, the two-humped camel and single-humped dromedary of Asia and Africa on the one hand and the llama, alpaca, guanaco, and v...

Going on Camel Safari in Jaisalmer India

Kimberly Cantor | Posted 04.28.2016 | Travel
Kimberly Cantor

I can't even begin to tell you how comforting it is to have someone waiting for you on the other end.

The Hardest Place in the World to Visit

Richard Bangs | Posted 04.22.2016 | Travel
Richard Bangs

This is the hardest place for non-Muslim travelers to visit in the world. I spent 16 years, and 1000 cups of tea, trying to set foot here. It is worth the wait.

Rajasthan a Dream Destination for Photographers

Stephen Wallace, M.D., J.D. | Posted 02.07.2016 | Arts
Stephen Wallace, M.D., J.D.

Hilltop forts, camels climbing sand dunes, mustached men in turbans, women in colorful saris, religious temples, are all a part of the many photograph...

This Camel Vaccine Could Stave Off The Next Pandemic

Live Science | Erin Schumaker | Posted 12.21.2015 | Healthy Living

A vaccine that protects against the virus that causes Middle East respiratory syndrome (MERS) has been shown to be effective in camels, a new study fi...

11 Things to Know Before You Go to Morocco

College Tourist | Posted 11.25.2015 | Travel
College Tourist

Morocco will easily become one of your favorite trips simply because it's so different from most other destinations. You don't want to miss out on the incredible culture, impressive landscapes and that amazing desert sky!

The Time of Their LIFE: Fun at the Office in the 1960s

Peter Mandel | Posted 10.26.2016 | Media
Peter Mandel

The mysterious, mostly disappeared world of LIFE magazine is all still there: Staffers hacking at typewriters, beefing about the managing editor, draining double Scotches and martinis before lunch. At least in my mind it's still there.

11 Interesting Sights In The Kingdom of Bahrain

Janice S. Lintz | Posted 06.15.2016 | Travel
Janice S. Lintz

When I recently visited Bahrain, the TSA agent reviewing my passport looked at me curiously and asked me, "Why did you visit Bahrain?" Simple answer: The Kingdom of Bahrain is a great extension to a Dubai or an Abu Dhabi trip. The flights are inexpensive and under an hour.

The Art of Not Doing: The Red Centre, Northern Territory, Australia

Richard Bangs | Posted 03.14.2015 | Travel
Richard Bangs

In the eager pool of morning light there rises The Rock. It is perhaps the most iconic symbol of the implacable indifferences of inhospitable landscapes, its dimensions timeless, unsummarized. And I want to climb it.

This Camel Seems Like It Laughs When Tickled

The Huffington Post | Sarah Barness | Posted 10.05.2014 | Weird News

If you've never seen a laughing camel before, just press play on the video above, and behold. Though the video appeared on YouTube in 2010, it is ...

Travel Photography in Morocco: How to Capture a Sense of Light, Place -- And Maybe Even a Wife

Ethan Gelber | Posted 11.22.2014 | Travel
Ethan Gelber

When you travel, it is important to time and adapt your itinerary to light and place, emphasizing more on the right kind of photography in a specific place at the right time of day than on simply layering photography as a pastime over a standard tour.

Alien Species: Not All Bad, and Not Even All Alien

Ken Thompson | Posted 10.11.2014 | Science
Ken Thompson

North America has beavers. Europe and Asia have beavers. Britain should have them too, but we killed the last one a few centuries ago. But now they have turned up on a river in southern England. No one knows how they got there, but the official reaction is that they must be captured.

The 28 Lessons You Learn On Birthright

The Huffington Post | Nina Friend | Posted 08.07.2014 | College

Who would’ve thought that sleeping in the desert, riding camels, and eating an unlimited supply of hummus would make for the perfect week-and-a-half...

Students Protest Free Camel Rides On Campus

The Huffington Post | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 05.18.2014 | College

The University of St. Thomas in Minnesota planned to bring a camel to campus to celebrate "hump day," until some students started protesting it online...

Baby Camels Can Do Magic Tricks, Apparently

Posted 12.30.2013 | Comedy

Wait for it... Wait for it... Via Tastefully Offensive...

Morocco -- A Chaotic Paradise (Part I)

Adam Williams | Posted 02.26.2014 | Travel
Adam Williams

When I booked my trip to Morocco, I had only a few notions in mind: good surf, good food and a drastic cultural change from my humdrum winter in England. It was a bonus that what I came to discover during my 12-day trip was far more than what I expected.

10 Safari Resolutions for 2014

Elizabeth Gordon | Posted 02.19.2014 | Travel
Elizabeth Gordon

We had our holiday party the other day, and after a "few" glasses of wine, we tried to come up with a safari experiences "bucket list."

A Tour of the Future in Hong Kong

Peter Mandel | Posted 01.25.2014 | Travel
Peter Mandel

Names of cities are not just collections of letters. When you read "Rome" or hear "Hanoi" you get a firecracker flash. A row of mental lightbulbs pops on, you see a private marquee picture of the place, and then, when you think of something else, it's gone.

An Adorably Necessary Process

Sarah Barness | Posted 08.27.2013 | Green

It's that time of year again! The zookeepers at ZSL Whipsnade Zoo are beginning the long (and necessary) process of weighing their 2,500 adorable anim...

Deadly MERS Mystery Maybe Solved: Bats One Up Camels

Dr. William Karesh | Posted 10.26.2013 | Healthy Living
Dr. William Karesh

Even if we find the MERS virus living naturally in bats, we do not know how the bug gets into humans -- and luckily it's an extremely rare event.

Around the World in 12 Objects

Jean Newman Glock | Posted 10.21.2013 | Travel
Jean Newman Glock

Here is my virtual road map, through objects I have collected from traveling to the ends of the earth and back. What inspires you to travel? What have you collected to save the memories?

What If There Were Lions in America?

Matt Murrie | Posted 08.19.2013 | Impact
Matt Murrie

What if there were lions in America? No, I'm not joking, and neither was Josh Kling when he asked, "What If We Could Bring Back Extant Species" at the last What If...? Conference.