Amanda Lambrecht

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Now Wealthy Parents Can Teach Their Nannies To Properly Cook Quinoa And Kale

A recent story in The New York Times' Style section answers that very question.<p>According to the piece, by Caroline Tell, they should turn to marc+mark, a nanny-consulting service that teaches the caretakers of affluent families how to cook for their children.<p>The company was founded by Marc Leandro …

Los Angeles

The Week in Review: Snowden Leaks Into Europe

Inside Flipboard / November 1, 2013<p>Edward J. Snowden remains in the news this week with the latest batch of files released proving the United States …

The Week in Review: Twitter Goes Public

Inside Flipboard / November 8, 2013<p>Twitter’s initial public offering yesterday saw the tech company soar into dizzying new heights. The company and …

Here’s Why One Snapchat Investor Thinks the App Is Worth Billions

You may have heard by now — Snapchat is worth a <i>lot</i> of money to a lot of important people.<p>If the app doesn’t end up selling to Facebook for billions …

Social Media

Matthews expected to miss 1 month

Green Bay Packers star linebacker Clay Matthews is expected to miss one month with a broken thumb, a league source told ESPN NFL Insider Adam …

NFL

New $100 bill enters circulation

A revamped $100 bill will enter circulation for the first time on Tuesday with additional design features that will make it more difficult to forge.<p>The image of Benjamin Franklin, the scientist who was one of America's founding fathers, remains on the note, but it has been modified to make it …

Hornetgeddon! Authorities swat deadly swarm of giant bugs

ANKANG, SHAANXI PROVINCE, China – A winged menace has killed 42 people and injured at least 1,600 since July, striking fear across this heavily industrialized area of central China.<p>Now local officials in Shaanxi province are declaring an uneasy stalemate with the virulent population of Asian …

Brazil accuses Canada of spying after NSA leaks

Brazil has demanded clarifications from the Canadian government about allegations that its spies targeted Brazil's mines and energy ministry, in what the Brazilian president, Dilma Rousseff, said appeared to be an act of industrial espionage.<p>The foreign minister, Luiz Alberto Figueiredo, summoned …

Kenyan Forces Secure Westgate Mall, Killing 3 Suspected Terrorists

Kenyan forces have secured an upscale Nairobi shopping mall, killing three suspected terrorists and promising to "punish" any others they encounter, …

Colorado town unlivable for months after flooding, residents are told

Severe damage from the deadly floods that swept Colorado could keep residents of one town out of their homes for up to six months, officials said.<p>E. coli bacteria contaminated the drinking water system for Lyons, and the wastewater system suffered at least $1 million in damage, town administrator …

Illegal immigration may be back on the rise

WASHINGTON — After leveling off in recent years, illegal immigration may be back on the rise, according to a new study that will provide ammunition to House Republicans who want to secure the southwest border with Mexico before considering a broader overhaul of the nation's immigration laws.<p>The …

Usain Bolt reconsidering plans to retire after the 2016 Olympics

Usain Bolt is reconsidering his plan to retire from athletics after the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. The 27-year-old had suggested he would quit in 2016, but he now admits it is probable that he will compete for another year after that.<p>Bolt, who won 100m, 200m and 4x100m gold at the last …

Indian woman, 20, killed by her family for eloping with man from 'wrong caste'

A young Indian woman was beaten to death and her boyfriend beheaded in an "honour killing" by relatives after they eloped in defiance of local caste rules.<p>The couple was attacked and killed in front of neighbours in their home village after they were persuaded to return with promises that they …

Delhi

Iran, U.S. Letters: Tehran Confirms Direct Communication With Obama

* US-Iran ties cut in 1980 after hostage crisis<p>* Rouhani has signalled desire to end nuclear dispute<p>* He and Obama to address UN on same day next week<p>DUBAI, Sept 17 (Reuters) - Iran said on Tuesday that President Hassan Rouhani had exchanged letters with U.S. President Barack Obama, confirming a …

Edward Snowden 'living incognito in Russia'

Edward Snowden is living under guard at a secret location in Russia, but is able to travel around the country freely without being recognised, according to the Russian lawyer of the former National Security Agency (NSA) contractor.<p>"We believe the danger remains quite high and, as I see it, it is …

Runoff from deadly floods threatens towns in eastern Colorado

Sunny skies greeted rescue crews Tuesday working to contain the secondary effects of last week's biblical flooding in Colorado, which has killed at least six people so far.<p>Authorities were focusing their efforts on the foothills of the Rocky Mountains, where prairie towns were being evacuated as …

A whale's life story is recorded in its ear wax

From a fetid, foot-long rod of earwax, extracted from the skull of a dead blue whale, scientists have unspooled an in-depth life story of one member of the largest mammals on earth. These waxy diaries could give marine biologists a new way to study the lives of a free-swimming species, and a window …

A fracking bill gone bad

Some level of regulation of hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, is preferable to none. Except if the helpful aspects are canceled out by more problematic ones. That is the case with SB 4, passed by the Assembly on Wednesday. It goes back to the state Senate for final vote, and we hope it's stopped …

Associated Press News

Smoothies and fruit juices are a new risk to health, US scientists warn

Fruit juices and smoothies represent a new risk to our health because of the amount of sugar the apparently healthy drinks contain, warn the US scientists who blew the whistle on corn syrup in soft drinks a decade ago.<p>Barry Popkin and George Bray pointed the finger at high fructose corn syrup in …