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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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16 Must-Visit Destinations in Asia Pacific

16 Must-Visit Destinations in Asia Pacific

It doesn’t matter if you live in Beijing, Shanghai or down in Guangzhou or Shenzhen, all of China’s major eastern metropolises are well-linked to the outside world. We’re particularly well connected with the Asia Pacific region, which is home to some of the hottest tourist destinations in the world – …

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This Wellness Retreat in Italy Might Actually Convince You to Trade Pasta for Green Juice

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