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8 Ways to Make Gumbo

The secret to most great gumbos is to cook the roux—a mix of flour and fat—until it’s as dark as coffee (but not burnt). Otherwise, there are as many …

Rose Siggins of 'American Horror Story: Freak Show' is dead at 43

Rose Siggins, an actor known for her role as Legless Suzi on FX's "American Horror Story: Freak Show," has died, according to a statement from the network.<p>Siggins, 43, died Saturday at a hospital in Denver, said E! News, which added that the actor had suffered complications from kidney stone …

Horror

Ultimate force: Star Wars fans camp – and get married – in Hollywood premiere queue

Hardcore devotees are already outside Grauman’s Chinese Theatre for the first showing of the latest chapter in the science fiction saga<p>Star Wars is a beloved franchise, but the buzz surrounding the impending release of the seventh instalment, <i>Star Wars: The Force Awakens</i>, is almost tangible in Los …

James Cameron Fills Us In On The Return To His Blue Period With ‘Avatar’ Sequels Update

Remember <i>Avatar</i>? Also known as <i>Dances With Blue People in 3-D</i> to some people? Of course you do. And you also probably recall that director James Cameron has a whopping three sequels to the highest grossing film in history swirling around the development salad bowl.<p>After a long, long stretch of not …

NASA shows off their humanoid robot that they want to send to Mars

NASA released new footage of the humanoid robot they want to send to Mars.<p>The robot, named Valkyrie, is being tested for its ability to handle the red planet's rocky terrain and hope it can also assist future astronauts with lifting heavy objects.<p><i>Produced by</i> <i>Lamar Salter. Original reporting by</i> …

Robotics

Banksy takes on migrant crisis with Steve Jobs image

LONDON (AP) — Street artist Banksy has taken on the migrant crisis in a new mural at a migrant camp in France.<p>The elusive graffiti artist has …

Shiites: Nigerian soldiers kill 12, besiege Islamic movement

LAGOS, Nigeria (AP) — Soldiers besieging the home of the leader of a Shiite movement accused of trying to assassinate Nigeria's army chief have shot …

Africa

Our Favorite BA Recipes of 2015

The BA recipes we loved most this year.<p>Picking a favorite year-end recipe when you publish a food magazine is like playing favorites with your kids: You're not supposed to do it. But some of the recipes make themselves indispensable, earning the high honors of landing in our everyday meal …

A wall of skulls shows why story of humankind has to be rewritten

A spectacular series of fossil discoveries, now going on public display, has transformed the study of our early ancestors<p>A stark demonstration of the dramatic changes that have swept through the science of human evolution will be revealed this week at London’s Natural History Museum. A wall of …