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Tradition 'Wrestles' With Modernity at Mongolia's Naadam Festival

Nina Wegner | Posted 09.15.2012 | Impact
Nina Wegner

In our efforts to research the effects of globalization on Mongolia's traditional culture, we've found ourselves here this afternoon to record one of Mongolia's centuries-old surviving traditions.

China's Top Paper Slams Clinton

Reuters | Posted 09.10.2012 | World

BEIJING, July 12 (Reuters) - China's top newspaper slammed U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton on Thursday for comments she made lauding democra...

Dino Skeleton Now In Secret Location, Seized By Feds

Posted 06.23.2012 | Science

By: Wynne Parry, Live Science Senior Writer Published: 06/22/2012 03:34 PM EDT on LiveScience NEW YORK — Federal agents took possession of a di...

U.S Intervenes In Dinosaur Skeleton Tug Of War

Posted 06.19.2012 | Science

By: Wynne Parry, LiveScience Senior Writer Published: 06/19/2012 10:06 AM EDT on LiveScience The United States Attorney's office has intervened in...

U.S. Government Enters International Fight For Tyrannosaurus

Reuters | Posted 08.18.2012 | Weird News

By Marice Richter (Reuters) - U.S. authorities said on Wednesday they expect this week to seize a 70-million-year-old dinosaur skeleton...

Dispute Over Dinosaur Skeleton Gets More Complicated

Posted 06.08.2012 | Science

By: Wynne Parry, LiveScience Senior Writer Published: 06/08/2012 08:13 AM EDT on LiveScience NEW YORK — A dinosaur skeleton auctioned in May h...

Foreign Leader Joins Battle Over Dinosaur Skeleton

Posted 05.24.2012 | Science

By: Wynne Parry, LiveScience Senior Writer Published: 05/24/2012 08:12 AM EDT on LiveScience A fossilized dinosaur that was once at the top of i...

'River Monsters': Ninjas Attack!

Posted 10.26.2016 | TV

"River Monsters" (Sun., 10 p.m. ET on Animal Planet) host, biologist and extreme angler Jeremy Wade, frequently flirts with danger on his quest to fin...

Last of the Nomads: How Mongolian Culture May Change Drastically Within a Generation

Nina Wegner | Posted 06.05.2012 | World
Nina Wegner

Two years later, while many in Mongolia continue to recover from the 2010 dzud, the trend of urbanization still continues, and at a rapid rate. Many herders now agree that pasture quality and the harshness of recent winters are so bad that herding has become untenable.

PHOTOS: The View From The Trans-Siberian

James Morgan | Posted 04.26.2012 | Travel
James Morgan

A few days east of Moscow, a young girl called Susanna got on. She had come up from Kazakhstan and was on her way to an arranged marriage somewhere in the far east.

PHOTOS: Among The Kazakh Eagle Hunters

James Morgan | Posted 04.03.2012 | Travel
James Morgan

Kwanduk owned two magnificent golden eagles and would go out in the morning hunting rabbits, foxes, wolves and marmots. The fur is used to make the infamous Kazakh hats.

PHOTOS: 15 Adventures For Winter's Discontents

Black Tomato | Posted 03.12.2012 | Travel
Black Tomato

From Bhutan to Iceland to Belize, there are incredibly things to be done in 2012. Here is a tasting menu of the journeys this new year has to offer.

Discovering Mongolia

Regina Fraser and Pat Johnson | Posted 03.10.2012 | Travel
Regina Fraser and Pat Johnson

As I exited the train in Ulaanbaatar, I was surprised by the bustle of activity that greeted us: western-dressed shoppers moving quickly about the city streets and roads flush with late model cars.

PHOTOS: 8 Great Trip Ideas for Horse Lovers

BootsnAll | Posted 03.08.2012 | Travel

Why not experience something more than a simple follow-the-leader trail ride?

Trans Siberian Railway Here I Come

Regina Fraser and Pat Johnson | Posted 01.02.2012 | Travel
Regina Fraser and Pat Johnson

The train's first stop Moscow. This capital city was much brighter and stylish than I had remembered.

WATCH: Futuristic Museum Might Be The Only Thing In Gobi Desert

Posted 12.12.2011 | Arts

Imagine wandering through the Gobi desert and coming upon a 130,000 square foot bubble, emerging out of infinite sand and clay terrain. This is not a ...

WATCH: Video From Rural Mongolia Will Bring A Smile To Your Face

Posted 11.30.2011 | World

Do you remember the first time you held a picture of yourself? Vanessa Hollander and Wilson Philippe, two teenage photographers, spent 10 days this...

PHOTOS: Biden Takes On Wrestler During Mongolia Visit

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 10.22.2011 | World

LAN BATOR, Mongolia (AP) — U.S. Vice President Joe Biden arrived Monday for a brief visit in Mongolia, which he called a shining example of democrat...

The Mongol Rally: Zen and the Art of School Bus Maintenance

Grif Peterson | Posted 10.04.2011 | Travel
Grif Peterson

Will "spend a day with the mechanics in Dolpadere" ever make Lonely Planet's top 10 must see list for Istanbul? Absolutely not. That being said, the experience afforded us a unique sense of the city.

Inventive and Out of the Way Museums [PHOTOS]

Black Tomato | Posted 09.12.2011 | Travel
Black Tomato

Leave behind the stodginess of the Prado, the Louvre and the Met and begin an international treasure hunt for the world's finest art.

Traveling Foreign? Music Is the Universal Language

Margie Goldsmith | Posted 08.24.2011 | Travel
Margie Goldsmith

When we travel, we are ambassadors for America. Often we are judged for our expensive clothes and the money we spend, one of the reasons I started carrying around my harmonica. Music is a universal language that makes people smile, clap and tap.

Mongolia's Beauty

Howard Steven Friedman | Posted 09.20.2011 | Travel
Howard Steven Friedman

2011-06-22-Screenshot20110622at2.17.16PM.pngDuring my brief visit to Mongolia, I was able to visit some of the museums, temples, architectural sites as well as take a few trips to the countryside. Please enjoy the pictures.

Driving a School Bus From New York to Mongolia

Grif Peterson | Posted 08.09.2011 | Impact
Grif Peterson

Knowing only that I wanted to take a few months off after working in finance in New York for the past two years, I came across the Mongol Rally in mid-2010.

Khubilai Khan's Lost Fleet Found in Japan

Jim Luce | Posted 06.20.2011 | Home
Jim Luce


Mongolian Hip-Hop In Ulan Bator (VIDEO)

Michael Hodson | Posted 09.20.2011 | Travel
Michael Hodson

As I was making my way around-the-world trip in 2009-10 without getting on a single airplane, I chewed up thousands of miles on the Trans-Mongolian tr...