Kurdish Female Freedom Fighters, Equal in War

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Kurdish women more than prove their equality and metal as freedom fighters. Will they be equal in peace as well?

I Bought Beer For Teenage Boys


And I would do it again.

Turkish State Must Start Taking Responsibility for Disasters


Excuses aren’t going to cut it in the wake of the Soma mine tragedy. It’s time the Turkish government starts taking responsibility for the disasters on its watch.

Just How Real is Santa Claus?

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Author Adam C. English explores the true story behind the myth of the modern-day Santa.

Giving Thanks on Thanksgiving

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N.C. Harrison refuses to get caught up in small annoyances like broken toes or the after-effects of chemical pneumonia and instead remembers his one rule for Thanksgiving.

When Being Thankful for Next to Nothing, Means Everything


Matthew Hoffman finds joy in a life uncluttered by material possessions.

The Greatest Thanksgiving Video of All Time

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There have been some hit and miss holiday promotions over the years, but this one takes the cake (pie?).

Thanksgiving InnuenDON’TS: A Parent Safety Announcement

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Thanksgiving is all fun and games until someone gets an eye poked out. Or gassy. The dynamic duo of Charlie Capen and Andy Herald from How To Be A Dad are here to keep you safe this holiday season.

9 Things You Never Thought They’d Do With Bacon

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Got bacon? And more bacon? And a little more bacon? Here are 9 unexpected things to do with your…bacon.

Unexpected Love from Istanbul


Events happening on the other side of the world are much more personal when the protesters you see on T.V. are your close friends.

Serie A Match Stopped Due to Racist Chant

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European football is plagued by violence and racism, an epidemic that seems to infect primarily young, unemployed men.

Two Dead in Suicide Bombing at US Embassy in Turkey

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The US and Turkish governments are working in unison to investigate the most recent attack on a US Embassy.

NBC News Crew Released From Captivity in Syria

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Richard Engel and his production crew were in captivity for five days, but made it out physically unscathed to be reunited with friends and family.

What Should We Be Thankful For?


How do we remember who we are in this modern world? In this installment of “Love, Recorded,” Black Friday strikes, adoption rears its lonesome head, and yet Matt takes a moment in all the noise to give thanks.

VIDEO: What Happens When Captain Kirk Tries to Deep Fry a Turkey


William Shatner dramatically retells his Thanksgiving cooking disasters and offers tips for people to stay safe when deep-frying their birds.

Stealing Turkeys: A Zen Perspective


Gint Aras on letting go of anger and poultry.