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The 20 most obese places in the world (interactive map)

Obesity is a worldwide problem, but is especially prevalent in the developed countries with the sedentary lifestyle and the nature of work. The most obese people in the world reside in America. But surprisingly, it’s not the America most might think. In fact the fattest people live in the nation of the American Samoa – an unincorporated territory of the United States in the South Pacific.

Bizarre Marriage rituals! (pics)

There are number of diverse cultural practices around the world when it comes to marriage. We just listed some of the most bizarre, at least to a westerner’s eye, form around the globe:

1. East Africa
In some East African tribes girls stitch everything but a small opening to urinate. This is to prevent sex before marriage!

Are they just friends? Sexy Lydia with ‘The Greek Freak’ (pics)

Lydia Simonis, the beautiful model from Cook Islands posted some photos with the Greek NBA Milwaukee Bucks star Giannis Antetokoumpo (aka: ‘The Greek Freak) ‘, during their time together…in the past. Rumors had the two in a relationship, but they were never confirmed. They do look like a great couple, though.

Turkish owned ship was en route to Tobruk with declared cargo: spokesperson

A Turkish cargo ship, which was attacked by the Libyan military off the Libya coast on May 10, was en route to the port in Tobruk with proven documents and carrying declared cargo, Foreign Ministry spokesperson Tanju Bilgiç has said, dismissing allegations that the vessel had been carrying weapons and approaching the city of Derna in Libya. 

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