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Olympian Michelle Jenneke Demonstrates Her Sexy Viral Warm Up Dance

Shira Lazar | Posted 01.21.2013 | Sports
Shira Lazar

Youth Olympian and 19-year-old Australian hurdler Michelle Jenneke won the hearts of the Internet this summer after a video of her sexy warmups went viral. Now that she's arrived in Los Angeles, the athlete behind the meme also proved bust a move to the Internet's other favorite dances.

Striving for Sustainability in Rural Tanzania

David Winder | Posted 01.13.2013 | Impact
David Winder

Whether it be rope pumps or rainwater harvesting systems or sand dams, technological solutions must be paired with education and investment by local community members in order for projects to be sustainable.

Masai Mara Mornings On Horseback

Richard Powell | Posted 01.10.2013 | Travel
Richard Powell

As we pull back on our reins to marvel in silent reverence at the vast landscape, dotted with wild animals, our guide decides to narrate the moment. ...

Butterfly Time In Tanzania

Eliza Deacon | Posted 12.17.2012 | Travel
Eliza Deacon

Mahale Mountains National Park is brimming with butterflies again.

5 Tips for How to Solve the World's Biggest Problems (and Maybe Make a Billion Dollars Along the Way!)

Daniela Papi | Posted 12.05.2012 | Impact
Daniela Papi

It turns out, my time with Off.Grid:Electric was a final course in user-centered-design, and the lessons I learned can be applied far beyond MBA studies.

Tanzania Aims to Save Women in Childbirth but Talks Little of Contraception and Safe Abortion

Evelyn Leopold | Posted 12.03.2012 | Impact
Evelyn Leopold

The good news is that Tanzania has launched an innovative program to prevent mothers from dying in child birth. The bad news is that 23 women still die every day from birth-related complications.

PHOTOS: Play Time For An Infant Chimpanzee

Eliza Deacon | Posted 11.27.2012 | Travel
Eliza Deacon

Any preparation for your trip into the Mahale Mountains is probably for the best, but nothing can prepare a traveler for the intensity of a real life chimpanzee encounter.

A Closer Look At The Great Migration

Eliza Deacon | Posted 11.02.2012 | Travel
Eliza Deacon

It has been said that the Wildebeest Migration of East Africa is one of the Seven Natural Wonders of the World, but has anyone mentioned the other animals which take part in this incredible display of courage and honour?

PHOTOS: Kenya's Dramatic Great Migration

Posted 08.10.2012 | Travel

In a migration that makes our looming national back-to-school rush look like a Starbuck's line, up to two million wildebeests and hundreds of thousand...

Around the World by Private Jet

Jean Newman Glock | Posted 10.09.2012 | Travel
Jean Newman Glock

In just 23 days, you can circumnavigate the world on a privately chartered jet. Check off most of your bucket list in one fell swoop.

The Migration Arrives In Kenya

Elizabeth_Gordon | Posted 10.01.2012 | Travel
Elizabeth_Gordon

Last week camps and lodges throughout the Maasai Mara in Kenya reported that the wildebeest migration had arrived.

Scores Presumed Dead In Ferry Accident

AP | ALI SULTAN | Posted 07.21.2012 | World

ZANZIBAR, Tanzania -- Tanzania's government on Saturday halted rescue operations for a ferry accident that appears to have killed 146 people. Governm...

Dozens Dead And More Missing From Capsized Ferry

AP | ALI SULTAN | Posted 09.18.2012 | World

ZANZIBAR, Tanzania — Stormy conditions hampered rescue efforts Thursday for a capsized ferry off Tanzania's coast, as officials said the death t...

PHOTOS: Travel + Leisure's World's Best Hotels 2012

Travel + Leisure | Posted 09.09.2012 | Travel
Travel + Leisure

The results of the annual Travel + Leisure survey are in and it is time to name the world's best hotels for 2012.

Desperate Iranians Turn to Tiny Pacific Nation for Help

Alan Elsner | Posted 09.02.2012 | World
Alan Elsner

The fact that Iran has been forced to turn to Tuvalu to re-flag its ships shows how desperate the Tehran regime is becoming.

Easyjet Founder Backs African Low-Cost Airline

The Huffington Post | Tara Kelly | Posted 06.28.2012 | Travel

A new airline is looking to make air travel more affordable in Africa. Fastjet plans to launch in the next three to four months and aspires to bec...

Telling a Story of Africa Through Youth and Innovation: 'My Africa Is'

Tom Murphy | Posted 08.26.2012 | Impact
Tom Murphy

My Africa is is a collaborative effort to follow and share the stories of change-makers in 13 cities across sub-Saharan Africa.

Changing the World One Mind, One Song at a Time

Suzanne Skees | Posted 08.20.2012 | Impact
Suzanne Skees

Grammy-nominated indie-jazz singer Carolyn Malachi teams up with The School Fund to keep students in school with the power of music. "Wherever ...

Giving Kids a Shot@Life

Megan Rosker | Posted 08.15.2012 | Impact
Megan Rosker

We often donate our clothes or unwanted items to charity, but is this helping a family fulfill their dreams? It may be time to look deeper into how we can help those most impoverished realize the kind of quality of life we all deserve.

Education Equals Empowerment

Diana Mao | Posted 08.08.2012 | Impact
Diana Mao

Investing in the education of girls and women is a preventative mechanism against violence because it provides them with the resources that they need to thrive in their communities.

Thousands Lynched For Witchcraft In Tanzania, Report Finds

Posted 05.29.2012 | World

Over the past six years, more than 3,000 people were lynched in Tanzania by frightened neighbors who thought they were witches, according to a new rep...

5 Things They Don't Tell You About Kilimanjaro

Ben Colclough | Posted 07.26.2012 | Travel
Ben Colclough

It's been written about countless times, but Kilimanjaro still holds some secrets.

A Motherhood Worth Honoring

Brooke Edwards | Posted 07.11.2012 | Impact
Brooke Edwards

2012-05-11-Screenshot20120511at11.23.30AM.jpgThere are millions of passionate and capable mothers around the world who, if given the opportunity and resources, will improve the lives of their children.

Half of Women Still Give Birth Alone or Without Skilled Health Care in Tanzania -- But We Can Change That!

Rose Mlay | Posted 07.04.2012 | Impact
Rose Mlay

2012-05-05-videopull.jpgOn International Day of the Midwife on May 5, our short film "What I Want Is Simple", is airing on national television and radio in Tanzania.

Greeks Help Out In Africa: A Health Center Goes Up In Tanzania

Diana Farr Louis | Posted 07.04.2012 | Home
Diana Farr Louis

It's an unusual safari lodge that can attract you by its infectious enthusiasm for nature and keep you involved by its infectious enthusiasm for giving.