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5 Heavenly Healing Escapes in South East Asia

5 Heavenly Healing Escapes in South East Asia

As 2020 is expecting a surge in people seeking restorative wellness and favoring self-care as part of their holiday, it’s clear travelers are seeking more than sandy beaches and sun-bathing spots from their travels. From a brand-new spa specializing in aromatherapy to massage masterclasses and soul-healing ancient therapies, South East …

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20 Best Places to Go in 2020

20 Best Places to Go in 2020

Littered with fossils and Stone Age artifacts, Botswana’s Makgadikgadi salt pans are the remains of an ancient super-lake—a salt-encrusted expanse covering more than 6,200 square miles of the Kalahari Desert. Fifth-generation safari operator and naturalist Ralph Bousfield put the harsh yet hypnotically beautiful pans on the safari map 25 years …

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The Ghosts Of Ancient Hurricanes Live In Caribbean Blue Holes

The Ghosts Of Ancient Hurricanes Live In Caribbean Blue Holes

South Andros Island, part of the Bahamian archipelago, is a sandy slice of paradise whose shores conceal buried geological treasures: blue holes. Hiding in the depths of these ethereal submarine sinkholes lay ancient sediment sandwiches whose layers betray the bygone passages of powerful hurricanes. The isle is often a pitstop …

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Our history of eyebrows shows the highs and lows of arch fashion

Our history of eyebrows shows the highs and lows of arch fashion

Posted November 15, 2019 06:46:17 Photo: Model Sophia Hadjipanteli and her distinctive brow. (Instagram: sophiahadjipanteli) Eyebrows can turn a smile into a leer, a grumpy pout into a come-hither beckoning, and sad, downturned lips into a comedic grimace. So, it’s little wonder these communicative markers of facial punctuation have been …

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The Dishonesty of the Abortion Debate

The Dishonesty of the Abortion Debate

The first time I saw one of the new 3-D ultrasounds of a fetus in utero, I wasn’t entirely sure what I was looking at. It wasn’t anything like the black-and-white images I was used to seeing. It looked otherworldly, like we’d finally made contact with a planet we’ve always …

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Death wellness: A modern movement with ancient roots

Death wellness: A modern movement with ancient roots

Have you heard of the death wellness or death positivity movement? It’s a culture, community and related set of practices built around the mutual goals of dying as one wishes or dying a good death. It also includes confronting and embracing one’s mortality through normalizing conversations about dying and death. …

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