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Research of plain wren duets could help further understand fundamentals of conversation

Known for their beautiful singing duets, plain wrens of Costa Rica perform precise phrase-by-phrase modifications to the duration between two consecutive phrases, achieving careful coordination as their songs unfold. A new study shows...Show More Summary

Soccer Outsider’s take on D.C. United’s defeat in Costa Rica

I had to write about this match because I love the CONCACAF Champions League. I love it so much that I hate to see it relegated to Fox Sports 2, in between Caper Toss and the Uno World Cup. I love it because it is MLS’s best chance to gauge itself against other leagues. And […]

D.C. United to begin 2015 campaign with Champions League match in Costa Rica

D.C. United put in almost six weeks of work preparing for the start of the 2015 campaign, honing a squad that remained largely intact over the winter. But without any genuine matches since November, all the groundwork – six friendlies and hours of training in three conducive locations – could not have possibly prepared United […]

Countries Are Banning Rapists From Marrying Their Victims To Avoid Punishment: Report

More countries are aiming to end sexual violence against women, as gender equality continues to become a priority around the world. In a new report, advocacy group Equality Now found that since 2000, five countries -- Costa Rica, Ethiopia,...Show More Summary

Enjoy this video of the fabulously weird snake-necked turtle

last weekHumor : Boing Boing

Shot at a zoo in Costa Rica, this footage gives a little glimpse into the hypnotic spectator sport that watching these little guys could be. You could pick up your Walmart bong, catch a flight to the island, park yourself in front of the tank, and have a real nice afternoon.

A Birdy Lunch in the Caribbean Lowlands of Costa Rica

There’s nothing like a birdy, bird-filled lunch and I’m not talking about some lemon domesticated jungle fowl tagine either (although...

These are the Top 25 Beaches in the World and the Beautiful Men We Found at Them: PHOTOS

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Manuel Antonio, Costa Rica #17 (instagram) Ready for some warm weather? While the U.S. is going through its most severe cold snap, polar vortex hell of the winter, we'd like to try to heat you up a bit. TripAdvisor announced...

5 Reasons to Visit El Salvador

El Salvador stubbornly remains off most travelers' radar, overshadowed by its more famous neighbors Guatemala, Costa Rica, and Panama. But this unique destination has many subtle charms and a warm, friendly people that often take first-time visitors by surprise. Show More Summary

This Week, the Dissenter Goes to Prison

It is a relief that Firedoglake is back up and running again, especially because writer Brian Sonenstein will be a guest blogger at The Dissenter all week while I am in Costa Rica for a wedding. Sonenstein launched a website called Prison Protest last year. He focuses much of his attention of the role of [...]

But I’ve Never Been to Costa Rica!

C’mon, whaddya say? There’s plenty of room for me if you ditch those shoes. Heck, you’ll only need the sandals anyway. And then you can stow me away in the stowaway compartment — that’s what it’s there for, right? “She wanted to come too,” explains Redditor loz_brewer.Filed under: Uncategorized Tagged: Pups

3D-Printed Prosthetic Beak To Be Surgically Attached To Mutilated Costa Rican Toucan

A severely injured bird in Costa Rica who endured a brutal attack by a group of vandals is getting a second chance thanks to four companies who have volunteered to create a prosthetic beak for the bird using 3D printing technology in...Show More Summary

As MLS labor talks continue, D.C. United tries keeping focus on field

D.C. United players went about their normal preseason business Tuesday, practicing in the cold in Arlington and then heading home to pack ahead of a 16-day trip to Texas and Costa Rica. By the time they return, the picket line might supersede the goal line. With little progress toward reaching a new collective bargaining agreement, […]

Two college students build a tiny home for under $500

According to The Des Moines Register, Andrews and Van Kooten were inspired to build a tiny house for their senior school project after a class trip to Costa Rica, where they were housed in small, solar-powered dwellings. Where the two students lacked in money—the

Not Drinking -- The Superpower

A few years ago, my wife, Kia Miller, led a yoga retreat for about 30 people in Costa Rica. Six of us there were in recovery from addiction. Within a day, we kind of discovered each other, as we often do. It usually happens through certain...Show More Summary

Goals for Birding Costa Rica in 2015

January kicks off the high season for birding in Costa Rica. The winds of the dry season keep the clouds...

OBRA’s Villa OSA in Costa Rica blurs the lines between outdoors and in

This lovely house, located on a former mango farm in Costa Rica, was designed for an American doctor and his family who were looking for a new home which would allow them to get immersed into wilderness and nature. Villa OSA, by OBRA Architects, has two axes

APM Terminals Comes to Costa Rica

APM Terminals, a unit of Danish-based Maersk Group, has undertaken an ambitious project on Costa Rica's east coast which will begin operating in 2018, reports Reuters.

Castro Demands U.S. Hand Back Guantanamo Bay and End Trade Embargo

Castro made new demands during the Community of Latin American and Caribbean States summit in Costa Rica on Wednesday

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