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The nose of the Turkish Airlines plane rests on a flatbed tow truck several days after it slid off the tarmac at Kathmandu's international airport. PRAKASH MATHEMA/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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A Turkish Airlines jet skidded off a slippery runway Wednesday while landing in dense fog at Tribhuvan International Airport in Kathmandu, Nepal. Niranjan Shreshta/AP hide caption

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Hannah Marqusee taught these Nepali 8th- and 9th-graders to play Ultimate Frisbee. "Despite being terrible at throwing, they had a really good time," she reports. Their verdict: slightly more fun than soccer but not quite as fun as cricket. Bottom row, fourth from the right, is her host brother, Sachin. Courtesy of Hannah Marqusee hide caption

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Courtesy of Hannah Marqusee