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US cigar makers brace for a Cuban invasion
As relations with Cuba thaw, the American premium cigar market —worth an estimated $2.6 billion — may be up for grabs.
Cambodia’s prime minister is refusing to pay a $5,000 bet he made on the Pacquiao fight
Because it was fixed.
Princess Charlotte's birth certificate proves royals do paperwork just like us — sort of
It's hard to fit royal titles on government forms.
Before the Mayweather-Pacquiao fight, Mexicans were baffled to hear their national anthem sung first
Boxer Floyd Mayweather is American and his opponent Manny Pacquiao is Filipino. So why did the Mexican national anthem open their big match in Vegas?
Charlotte Elizabeth Diana might never meet a hedgehog
The West European hedgehog, Britain’s only spiny mammal, is heading toward extinction.
Meet Charlotte Elizabeth Diana, Britain's new princess
Britain's Prince William and the Duchess of Cambridge have named their newborn daughter in honor of her late grandmother Princess Diana and her great-grandmother Queen Elizabeth.
Filipino fans devastated after Pacquiao loses to Mayweather in hyped boxing match
Mayweather's signature defense trumped Pacquiao's signature attack.
Britain's new princess meets royal family members
US-BRITAIN-ROYALBABY:Britain's new princess meets royal family members
World Naked Gardening Day is right now
Yes, this is a thing now — especially in the English countryside.
This Brazilian town is crazy about the Southern Confederacy (PHOTOS)
Once a year, deep in the sugar cane fields of southern Brazil, the Confederate battle flag rises again.
This hilarious video has one message: Stop talking in code about menstruation
We all know the truth about 'Aunt Flo.'
Chile's Calbuco volcano eruption is absolutely spectacular (PHOTOS)
At times it looks like the heavens opening up, at others, like raging volcanic lightning hell.
Strangers mourn the deaths of the anonymous in Malta
This is the world in which we live.
This little girl from Kazakhstan is the fiercest boxer since 1980s Mike Tyson
These female artists are challenging the world's perception of women's bodies
And they are meeting a lot of resistance.
Spain caught this SUV carrying over 1,000 kilos of hash
The driver of this car REALLY wishes he’d turned on the headlights.
This video will make you wish you could vote for gay marriage in Ireland
It could be the first country to pass gay marriage by a vote.
This is the side of Pakistan that you don't see on 'Homeland'
Old school high tops and a purple burqa — definitely on the list.
Women-only public transportation really isn't going to solve sexual harassment
It's just another innovative way of placing the blame on women, according to some feminists.
Bushwick is over. Time to move to Yangon
The largest city in Myanmar is on the cusp of a major hipster revolution. And it's hard to say if that's a good thing or not.
Old Chinese women can't stop won't stop dancing in the streets
Many Chinese find them loud and annoying. But despite a promised crackdown, the government can't seem to stop them.
The future of religion around the world, in one chart
A new report by Pew Research shows us what religious affiliations will look like in 2050.
France bans super-skinny models in anorexia clampdown
France will ban excessively thin fashion models and expose modeling agents and the fashion houses that hire them to possible fines and even jail, under a new law passed on Friday.
This might be the destination wedding site to end all destination wedding sites
A Korean couple says their wedding will be a 'little flower of peace.'
These are the places that are trying to put the brakes on Uber
Uber's worth $40 billion. Will that be enough to cover its legal fees?
Airbnb opens rental listings for US travelers to Cuba
Airbnb said it saw a 70 percent spike in US searches for rentals in Cuba, so it added more than 1,000 listings on the island.
6 stories that sound like April Fools’ Day hoaxes but aren’t
It’s so hard to know what to believe these days.
The real story behind the Vietnamese girl who found her dog 'Flower' dead at a meat stall
The photo's going viral. Expect more photos like this one.
Indonesia's answer to Buzzfeed has insane potential
The potential market in Indonesia for viral content is pretty much unparalleled anywhere else in the world.
U.S. Supreme Court revives pregnant worker’s case against UPS
US-USA-COURT-PREGNANCY:U.S. Supreme Court revives pregnant worker’s case against UPS
Korea is pulling out all the stops to popularize its cuisine
Questionable studies and relentless advertising is just part of the Korean government's strategy to make Korean cuisine globally revered.