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20 heavenly golden elixirs made with turmeric

1 /20: Orange-turmeric margaritas<p>1/20 :Orange-turmeric margaritas<p>Share<p>Tweet<p>Pin<p>Why not add turmeric to your margaritas the next time happy hour rolls …

Food

Becoming a 'Desert Girl' in Egypt

Manifesting as a "desert girl" was one of the best things I have ever experienced in Egypt. After getting a late start and having to drive a bit longer than expected to reach the desert, which was perfectly fine due to the fun music and great company, I found myself in the middle of nowhere. In …

Hiking

The 14 best French restaurants in America

Business Insider just released its annual list of the best restaurants in America, which featured several outstanding French spots.<p>To compile the ranking, we combined six noteworthy lists by food critics, experts, and diners to come up with a <i>definitive</i> ranking of the best restaurants in the …

San Francisco

What's the Difference Between Prawns and Shrimp? (Plus 10 Ways to Cook with Both)

Get your crustaceans straight.<p><i>Prawn</i> isn’t just British for <i>shrimp</i>. The two sea creatures, while similar in flavor and deliciousness, have their …

Seafood

Silicon Valley startups are terrified by a new idea: profits

In it, he's explained why the startup world is freaking out about a strange new idea they've never had to consider before: profits.<p>Gurley writes:<p>In Silicon Valley boardrooms, where "growth at all costs" had been the mantra for many years, people began to imagine a world where the cost of capital …

Venture Capital

Catch Up on All the James Beard-Nominated Mad Genius Tips Videos

F&W's Mad Genius Tips series gets some James Beard attention.<p>We're so excited to announce that our very own Mad Genius Tips video series just scored …

Genius

Letter 'written by US Confederate officer 150 years ago predicted first two World Wars and said the third would be between Islamic leaders and the West'... but is it just a hoax?

• <b>Mystery surrounds authenticity of bizarre letter predicting three world wars</b>• <b><br>It was purportedly penned by Freemason Confederate soldier Albert Pike</b>• <b><br>If</b> …

History

These luxury RVs are like five-star hotels on wheels

Dining Rooms

Egypt's Amazing Flying Car Is Bad At Both Flying And Being A Car

The "Egyptian Monster" was supposed to operate on land, in the water, and in the sky. It didn't.<p>View this post on Facebook

A White American Mom Who Converted To Islam Is Speaking Out Against Anti-Muslim Messages

"My people are turning against *my* people."<p>Khaled was raised in Canada and the Midwest by her father, an American, and her mother, a Canadian American.<p>She said her father's family can trace their roots back to the Mayflower and President John Adams.<p>"I could literally register as a Daughter of the …

YouTube's 10 most popular videos of 2015

YouTube has gone from strength to strength in 2015 – generating billions of video views each day, and reporting a 60 percent increase in watch time in comparison to last year.<p>Sitting at the top of the millions of videos posted in 2015 are the top 10 most watched videos uploaded this year.<p>YouTube’s …

Filmmakers Disguise a Bible as a Koran and Head Out on the Street. What They Do Next Has Some So Shocked That They Spout Expletives.

Two Dutch filmmakers recently took to the streets to conduct a social experiment in an effort to measure public reaction to — and shed light on — what they deem to be “shocking verses” in the Judeo-Christian scriptures.<p>“Muslims have been accused of following a religion that has no place in our …

Religion

Cairo Sees Obama ‘Plots’ in Paris

The world mourns Paris but shrugs off ISIS’s Arab victims, leaving Cairo’s residents to wonder, ‘Why the double standard?’<p>CAIRO — To show its …

If Travel Experts Could Visit Anywhere, This Is Where They'd Go

If you want to go somewhere truly unique, follow the pros.<p>Harper's Bazaar asked the travel field's top experts -- hoteliers, senior editors and TV show hosts -- where they'd go if they had one shot at a trip... and their answers are anything but typical. Some of our favorites:<p><b>"SOUTH AFRICA." -</b><i>Jeff</i> …

Travel

6 Amazing Resort Pools in the US for Families

<i>Pool at Grand Hyatt Kauai (Courtesy Hyatt)</i><p>Nothing energizes the whole family like a day spent at an outstanding resort pool. Luckily, amazing pools featuring beautiful views, sparkling water and unique amenities can be found throughout the United States. Check out these six kid-friendly resorts, …

Las Vegas

Egyptian President Sisi tells UK: finish job in Libya to stop another Syria

Exclusive: Egypt's President will demand that David Cameron completes his "mission" in Libya to prevent the country being dominated by Islamists<p>David Cameron should complete the "mission" he started in Libya to prevent the country becoming another Islamist-dominated state like Syria, Egypt's …

Downing Street

See How Tourists Have Deserted Egypt's Sinai Region

The entrance of the Kazar hotel, still under construction, in Sharm el Sheikh, Sinai, Jan. 2015.<br>Andrea and Magda—Neutral Grey<p>1 of 12<p>Egypt’s Sinai …

Sharm el-Sheikh

14 ghostly photos of famous Egyptian landmarks with no tourists

Tourists have traveled to Egypt's ancient pyramids and historic monuments for centuries.<p>But tourism has dropped rapidly in recent years, as violent conflicts following the 2011 revolution have been particularly successful in scaring off travelers.<p>According to a recent Reuters article, 9.9 million …

Cairo

Robert Bales says he was on autopilot when he massacred 16 Afghan civilians

Army sergeant speaks for first time about the rage, stress and steroids that drove him on his 2012 murder spree, killing women and children in Kandahar villages<p>A decorated American soldier who shot dead 16 Afghan civilians in a night-time rampage has described for the first time how stress, rage …

Afghanistan
TV

Egypt pardons al-Jazeera journalists Mohamed Fahmy and Baher Mohamed

The journalists were facing a retrial on the charge of aiding the Muslim Brotherhood but has been pardoned among 100 prisoners<p>Egypt has bowed to critics of its human rights record by handing down pardons to two journalists for Al-Jazeera and a string of activists jailed since the military coup two …

Muslim Brotherhood

Egypt 'violated international law' through mass home demolitions along Sinai border with Gaza

The large-scale destruction of more than 3,200 buildings in Rafah as part of countering the threat of smuggling tunnels was probably disproportionate, says Human Rights Watch<p>The Egyptian army may have broken international law by forcibly evicting more than 3,000 families as part of its campaign …

Middle East

40 free things to do in Los Angeles

1. Abbot Kinney First Friday Art Walk<p>It’s easy to get lost in the sidewalk chalk, reflective statues, and kinetic sculptures. Best part? Snagging …

8 Sauces for Grilled Shrimp

Since grilled shrimp cooks in mere minutes, spend a little time making a spectacular sauce to toss with them or serve alongside.<p>Since grilled shrimp …

Seafood

Our 11 Favorite Recipes for Cooking Chicken Thighs

There are two kinds of people in the world. Those who like dark meat, and those who look great in bikinis. For the 95% of us, this list is for you.

Recipes

Egypt bans children from wearing Hijab at school

Egypt’s Minister of Education Moheb Al-Refaei has declared that children will not be allowed to wear the hijab (head-scarf) at school.<p>In statements …

Detainees are being subjected to a very slow death in Egypt’s prisons

“A prisoner has met his death inside prison or inside such police station due to overcrowding/intense heat/medical carelessness.” This has been more …

Middle East

Mohamed Fahmy says Egypt’s anti-terror law enshrines unjust system

A Canadian journalist branded as a terrorist by the Egyptian government says new laws passed in the country today make it likely that other reporters will meet the same fate.<p>Mohamed Fahmy and two of his colleagues with Al Jazeera English were jailed for more than a year after the Egyptian …

Journalism

Egypt Jails 26 Army Officers Accused Of Plotting A Coup To Overthrow Sisi

This is the first time army officers have been charged with conspiring to overthrow Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi since he came to power two years ago.<p>A military court in Egypt sentenced 26 officers in the Egyptian army to prison after they were indicted for attempting to topple President …