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THE OTHER SIDE OF THE CARNIVAL

By on February 1, 2011 in Culture Category, Oddities Category

Carnival, the annual rite of letting your alter ego out of the cage, has many faces, customs and costumes.

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SUCCESSFUL EVACUATION

SUCCESSFUL EVACUATION

In November of 2010, Miin Alikhan, a hospital director from Toronto, Ontario, developed high altitude pulmonary edema during a Kilimanjaro climb and was subsequently evacuated during the night after her team had summited.

Here is Miin’s first hand account of her time on the mountain.

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KILI’S THIN AIR DEFLATES TENNIS GREAT

Tennis icon Martina Navratilova defied age to win major doubles championships after 40. Despite her renowned tenacity and training regime, summiting Kilimanjaro is not yet part of her legacy.

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PLEASURE & PAIN

By on January 1, 2011 in Culture Category, Uncategorized

Throughout history, sexuality has been at the very heart of every culture. But from one culture to the next, moralities towards it differ greatly.

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PEDALING FOR PROGRESS

By on January 1, 2011 in Africa Category, Culture Category

Like most other people in the world, Africans need a practical and cost effective way to get from point A to point B, and it is bicycles that have kept Africans on the move.

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