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Here's Why It's Not Weird for Indian Men to Live at Home With Mom and Dad

Dipti Vaid Dedhia | Posted 11.07.2014 | Women
Dipti Vaid Dedhia

Ever wonder why it's completely normal for Indian guys to live at home with their parents well into their 20s and 30s? Or how even after marriage, they live with their parents and spouse as a "joint family?"

Travel 101: Getting Souvenirs Through Customs

Go Ahead Tours | Posted 09.16.2014 | Travel
Go Ahead Tours

We always recommend checking with the U.S. Customs & Border Control directly for the most up-to-date regulations, but these tips will help make your pass through customs a breeze:

Yagana Shah

5 Bizarre Vintage Traditions We Still Uphold Today

HuffingtonPost.com | Yagana Shah | Posted 07.14.2014 | Fifty

Without even noticing it, chances are you've followed some bizarre vintage traditions without even knowing their meanings. Some traditions pop up arou...

Top 10 Travel Tips for Entrepreneurs

Rana Florida | Posted 07.28.2014 | Small Business
Rana Florida

Whether it's to meet suppliers or vendors, to analyze the customer base, assess the competition, or attend forums and events, entrepreneurs know that in order to succeed, they must travel.

How Many Watch Lists Fit on the Head of a Pin?

Peter Van Buren | Posted 06.07.2014 | Politics
Peter Van Buren

Despite years of effort by the DOJ, Rahinah Ibrahim won her lawsuit. However, in our evolving post-Constitutional era, what that "victory" revealed should unnerve those who claim that if they are innocent, they have nothing to fear.

I Liked It So I Put a Ring on It

Meryl Branch-McTiernan | Posted 05.07.2014 | Women
Meryl Branch-McTiernan

I recently started wearing my grandmother's engagement ring. The other day, I caught my boyfriend staring at my hand. I thought he was admiring my freshly-painted purple nails, but when I asked him about it he said, "Your ring is making me jealous. I feel like you're engaged."

Taking a Page From Eliot Ness to Fight Wildlife Trafficking's New Al Capones

David Wilkie | Posted 03.23.2014 | Green
David Wilkie

We have credible evidence that where national park rangers and community ecoguards are out patrolling, and risking their lives doing so, elephants have a much greater chance of escaping the poacher's bullet, axe and chainsaw.

Customs Just Got Speedier

AP | Posted 10.30.2013 | Travel

CHICAGO -- CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago aviation officials say a system to help travelers move through customs more quickly is coming to Chicago's Midway ...

Why I Will Never, Ever, Go Back to the United States

Niels Gerson Lohman | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics
Niels Gerson Lohman

I have been cursed at a Chinese border. In Dubai, my passport was studied by three veiled women for over an hour and my suitcase completely dismembered. In the Philippines I had to bribe someone in order to get my visa extended for a few days. But never, ever, will I return to the United States of America.

Government Shutdown Slowed Border Prosecutions

AP | ELLIOT SPAGAT | Posted 10.04.2013 | Politics

SAN DIEGO -- SAN DIEGO (AP) — The top federal prosecutor in San Diego said prosecutions of immigrant and drug smuggling offenses would be fully rest...

How to Be a Good Traveler

Halle Eavelyn | Posted 11.26.2013 | Travel
Halle Eavelyn

I just got back from almost two glorious weeks in Spain, and it made me realize even more that there are things we can do to be good travelers, which in turn gives us better travels.

10 Ways to Get Flagged at Customs

SmarterTravel | Posted 09.25.2013 | Travel
SmarterTravel

Want to speed through customs without getting pulled into the dreaded detention room? Then be aware of these 10 unexpected reasons you could get flagged.

The Curse of Greek Public Sector Authoritarianism

Justine Frangouli-Argyris | Posted 08.17.2013 | World
Justine Frangouli-Argyris

In the country's airports and at its cruise terminals, there can be no further room for intolerant officials. They must be held to the highest standards if the country is to achieve the position it hopes to command on the world tourist map.

To Be Happy or Beautiful, That Is the Question

Adam Pervez | Posted 07.09.2013 | Style
Adam Pervez

It's easy to laugh at beauty customs as being ridiculous or backwards when you're an outsider, but when you're on the inside few things can seem more important. And we're all on the inside to some extent.

Customs Makes Major Change As Result Of Boston Bombing

AP | ALICIA A. CALDWELL | Posted 07.03.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON — The Homeland Security Department ordered border agents to verify that every international student who arrives in the U.S. has a val...

Global Entry -- Hurrah!

Jean Newman Glock | Posted 07.02.2013 | Travel
Jean Newman Glock

Something wonderful has been introduced for international travelers and you need it. Global Entry, I love you.

Customs And Border Protection Gets New Leader

AP | Posted 03.23.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A government agency responsible for securing the border and facilitating trade and travel is getting a new acting commissioner. Customs...

Does This Tuba Need A Passport?

AP | TODD PITMAN | Posted 05.07.2013 | Travel

BANGKOK — Musicians, take note: Next time you travel abroad, you might need a passport – for your instrument. Delegates attending a globa...

Man Smuggled 16 In His Pants

Posted 12.07.2012 | Miami

Customs officials at Miami International Airport made a strange discovery while patting down an elderly Miami man returning from Havana. On Octobe...

A Romney Story From the Revolution

Chris Weigant | Posted 09.04.2012 | Politics
Chris Weigant

The name "Romney" has historical significance in Massachusetts, but the story goes back a lot further than just a recent ex-governor. In fact, a "Romney" played a significant part in the American Revolution -- on the British side.

An Honest Customs Declaration Form

Peter Mandel | Posted 08.20.2012 | Travel
Peter Mandel

Everyone arriving back from abroad must complete this Customs Declaration Form. Whether you're traveling with immediate family members or not, you'd...

Fatherhood and Lineage

Matthew B. James, Ph.D. | Posted 08.14.2012 | Parents
Matthew B. James, Ph.D.

his gift of lineage gives a confidence about where you come from. You are sharing your foundation so that those you teach can lean on that instead of leaning on you.

Collaborative Border Management: A New Approach to an Old Problem

Otaviano Canuto | Posted 06.06.2012 | Business
Otaviano Canuto

Tough decisions are needed on where to spend limited resources to pursue border management reform. To this end, a well defined business case -- weighing costs and benefits -- needs to be prepared.

Tipping In Libya, The US And Elsewhere

Virginia M. Moncrieff | Posted 05.02.2012 | Travel
Virginia M. Moncrieff

I once left a tip in Australia and was chased down the street by the waitress who thought I had left money behind on the table by mistake.

Defragmenting Africa

Marcelo Giugale | Posted 04.15.2012 | World
Marcelo Giugale

Africa has integrated with the rest of the world -- mostly selling commodities like oil, minerals or cocoa -- faster than with itself.