Super moon in the Middle East

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This year’s lineup of five “supermoons” may put a sky-watcher to sleep. There were the new moons of January and February, followed by one on July 13th.  So if you glimpsed one of those, did you catch another on August 10th (and the final act that happens on September 8th)? Because last night’s moon was the closest […]

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How girls can go wild on bikes – penny in your pants hack, and more tips

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We’re all over bicycles as the best green alternative to getting you where you want to go.  News about bike-messenger schemes in Beirut, dedicated bike lanes in Jericho, and affordable bikes made of cardboard get our wheels spinning every time.  So we’ve loving this simple way to eliminate one of the biggest obstacles to bike riding for […]

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Be a humanitarian superhero: park politics

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Israel and Hamas agreed to a 12-hour ceasefire in Gaza yesterday, a brief respite from the escalating violence that is testing the capabilities of relief agencies already strained by four years of Syrian war and renewed battles in Iraq.  It’s a half day opportunity to park politics and take humanitarian action. Want to make a difference? Jump into […]

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