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One man's 10,000 books are about to put one tiny Nicaraguan town on the map
Sergio Ramirez is Nicaragua's former vice president. He also owns an incredible amount of books — some of which he wrote himself.
'Everyone's either a poet or crazy' in the city of one of the greatest poets who ever lived
Lovers of the written word, pack your bags for Leon, Nicaragua.
Making a drachma out of a crisis (and other Greece jokes)
For many, Greece's near-implosion and future-in-the-balance crisis is no laughing matter. But in several quarters — not least among wry Greeks themselves — jokes are flourishing.
What Hemingway has to do with drunk foreign guys who flock to Spain to run with the bulls
Hundreds are hurt in Pamplona every year.
This bodypainting festival proves there's no better canvas than the human body (PHOTOS)
This year's World Bodypainting Festival featured artists from 47 different countries.
In Modi’s censor-happy India, American TV has no sex, crime, or cows
Game of Thrones episodes are lucky to last 30 minutes.
Mexico bans wild animals in circuses — but there's no place for them to go
A new law in banning the use of tigers, elephants, zebras, lions and other exotic animals in circuses comes into effect next week.
'Zero Dark Thirty' creator exposes horrors of Mexico's drug war in new documentary
'Cartel Land' is beautifully filmed, but tough to watch.
What if Mexicans celebrated Fourth of July the way Americans celebrate Cinco de Mayo?
"Let's put some traditional ketchup on everything!"
Hitler’s beloved art is fetching millions and making Germans mad
Until recently, everybody thought most Nazi-sponsored art had been destroyed in World War II. Turns out there's a thriving underground market.
Take a hike, naked. It's a thing and has a day
They marched nude by the hundreds through forests, by lakes and along mountain trails, with many hoping to go unnoticed.
India's top university demands your 100 percent. Literally
You thought the SAT was rough? To get a place at Delhi University, you have to be nearly perfect.
This is life in South Africa’s black townships, according to a white guy
A white filmmaker has been living in a black township in Cape Town for the last four months. He made video.
Spanish guitar virtuoso plays Michael Jackson's 'Beat It' like you've never heard
It's hard to believe Miguel Rivera is just playing one acoustic guitar.
Mexican breaks the internet by turning Caitlyn Jenner and Donald Trump into piñatas
These are not for your average 6-year-old's birthday party.
To ‘Om’ or not to ‘Om’? Yoga Day stirs up anger in the land of its birth
Mandatory yoga may sound like fun to Americans, but in India it's the cause of religious controversy.
Pope Francis is lighting up his Twitter feed with climate change truth bombs
His environmental encyclical 'Laudato Si' is 184 pages long. Thankfully, he's cutting it down for those of us on the internet.
Mexican teens did a Nazi dance performance at a tiny competition. Now it’s a huge scandal
Although there's not a strong far-right movement, Mexico has had a long fascination with the Nazis.
Inside L. Ron Hubbard's Johannesburg mansion, where Scientology's toughest test was born
Few realize that it was here in South Africa, at the time under strict racial apartheid, where Hubbard developed key practices for new members joining Scientology.
France just ruined Nutella for everybody
You should be ashamed of your Nutella addiction, but not for the reason you think.
And the Latin Grammy Person of the Year goes to ...
Brazilian singer Roberto Carlos, whose 55-year career has won him the nickname of the King of Latin music, will be honored at this year's Latin Grammys.
The quality of this 8K YouTube video is so good you probably won't be able to watch it
Is 'Ghost Towns' too real for you?
Dear America, this is what you look like when you visit us. Love, the World
How do you spot an American? Here's what the rest of the planet thinks.
In China, you can go to jail for photoshopping the president
Caricatures of Xi Jinping as a steamed bun, mustachioed man, and Nazi are strictly verboten.
After being literally caged up, disabled Nicaraguans are finding acceptance
As recently as 15 years ago, many people in Nicaragua born with intellectual disabilities were locked away, treated as animals, and feared as monsters.
FIFA suspends 2026 World Cup bidding
FIFA announced on Wednesday it had suspended the bidding process to host the 2026 World Cup amid the furor surrounding corruption probes at the organization.
Inside Al Jazeera: Is the pan-Arab channel a propaganda outfit or an essential voice?
Critics say Al Jazeera has compromised its coverage to meet the foreign policy needs of Qatar, its host country and financial backer.
Here's how FIFA Women’s World Cup countries treat women off the field
This is what women's rights look like in the countries competing for the 2015 title.
How doughnuts were invented
Happy National Doughnut Day!
Ukraine's gay pride march is facing down war, politics and bigotry
It’s no time for an LGBT parade, says the mayor of Ukraine’s capital city.
It's getting harder for super skinny models to find work these days
Governments, regulators and even the fashion industry itself are cracking down.