News from the Field

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$1 Million Spent on Marathon Safety

No expense will be spared on security at this year's New York City Marathon after the bombing at the Boston Marathon on April 15, which killed three people and injured more than 260. New York Road... Read More

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Thailand Leads Best Countries for Expats

The probable Sriracha shortage isn’t the only reason to move to Thailand. The southeast Asian country topped HSBC’s survey for the best expat experience, scoring high when it comes to... Read More

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Watch: Kayak Turns into Submarine

A new kayak that can transform into a human-powered submarine within seconds gives paddlers a new, stealth means of transport. Olivier Feuillette's Subo, the kayak-cum-submarine, includes a sealed... Read More

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Palm Oil in Candy Leaves Orangutans Homeless

Handing out candy to trick-or-treaters this year could inadvertantly threaten the world's orangutan population, reports CNN, as candy production often involves destroying the endangered species'... Read More