Alicia Brown

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Before and After: This Kitchen Was 1.5 Years in The Making

Not only did this kitchen receive a major aesthetic upgrade, the project achieved the Holy Grail of renovation dreams. In the words of the condo …

When Deportation Is a Death Sentence

Hundreds of thousands of immigrants in the U.S. may face violence and murder in their home countries. What happens when they are forced to return?<p><i>Audio:</i> Listen to this story. To hear more feature stories, download the Audm app for your iPhone.<p>On June 9, 2009, just after 2 <i>A.M.</i>, Laura S. left the …

Immigration

God’s Plan for Mike Pence

Will the vice president—and the religious right—be rewarded for their embrace of Donald Trump?<p>No man can serve two masters, the Bible teaches, but Mike Pence is giving it his all. It’s a sweltering September afternoon in Anderson, Indiana, and the vice president has returned to his home state to …

Donald Trump

The Making of an American Nazi

How did Andrew Anglin go from being an antiracist vegan to the alt-right’s most vicious troll and propagandist—and how might he be stopped?<p>On December 16, 2016, Tanya Gersh answered her phone and heard gunshots. Startled, she hung up. Gersh, a real-estate agent who lives in Whitefish, Montana, …

Rights & Freedoms

I've lived in New York City my entire life — here are the best places to actually eat

As a kid growing up in New York City, I never ate Happy Meals.<p>Why would I when I could get a great bagel or slice of pizza for the same price?<p>New York has some of the best food in the world. Even neighborhood takeout spots are top-notch eateries that people come from all over to try. So over my …

New York City

10 Vegetarian Soup Recipes So Good Even Staunch Carnivores Will Want Seconds

We've already professed our love of soup on multiple occasions this season (see decadent cauliflower soup recipes and low-carb soup recipes for …

An Internet-Famous Cookie Worthy of Baking in Real Life

Last fall, an aberrant chocolate chip cookie turned up in my Instagram feed. As wide as a salad plate and flat as a flounder, it appeared thin, but it was somehow layered with slabs of chocolate. Oddest of all, it was ringed, like a tree trunk — as if a chunk of chocolate had been dropped in the …

Dessert

How to spot a psychopath

We think of psychopaths as killers, alien, outside society. But, says the scientist who has spent his life studying them, you could have one for a colleague, a friend – or a spouse<p>There are a few things we take for granted in social interactions with people. We presume that we see the world in …

Spiced Carrot Quick Bread for When You're Tired of Zucchini

<b>Make the quick bread</b>: Arrange a rack in the middle of the oven and heat to 350°F. Coat a 9x5-inch loaf pan with cooking spray; set aside.<p>Place the …

Why Do Women Bully Each Other at Work?

Research suggests that conditions in the workplace might be to blame.<p><i>Updated on August 3, 2017</i><p>The bitches,as Shannon saw it, came in three varieties. She categorized them on her personal blog, in a post titled “Beware the Female BigLaw Partner.”<p>First was the “aggressive bitch”—a certain kind of …

Here's 7 Pancakes From Around The World That Will Change The Way You Think About Pancakes

Which one would you eat?

15 Classic Baked Goods Every Cook Should Know

Even realtors know that there’s nothing that makes a house feel like a home as much as the smell of fresh baked goods. That’s why they always use cookie-scented candles or pop a pie in the oven right before showing a new listing. A plate of fancy stuffed cookies sitting on the counter is oh-so …

5 Ways to Prevent Visual Clutter in a Small Room

So it doesn't make you scream<p>No matter the size of your living space, you probably have <i>the chair</i>. That is, the piece of freestanding furniture—or sliver of floor space, or end of the bed, or even a wall hook—that gets heaped with <i>things</i> at the end of every day (and sometimes at the start, if you're …

This Will Destroy You- They Move on Tracks of Never- Ending Light

Recipe: Sara Moulton's Creamsicle Pudding Cake

Creamsicle Pudding Cake<p>Serves 6<p>1 cup freshly squeezed orange juice <br>1/4 cup water <br>2 tablespoons freshly grated orange zest <br>1/2 cup heavy cream <br>4 …

Dessert

Where to Shop for Small-Scale Furniture

(Image credit: Room & Board)<p>Is it just me, or do apartments (at least in big cities) seem to be getting smaller and smaller? It's a good thing …

Small Spaces

13 ideas for small homes that will turn them stylishly modern

The modern design style is perfect for decorating small spaces, because it first of all seeks simplicity in both lines of furniture and color …

Home Decorating

4 Healthy One-Pot Pasta Recipes Anyone Can Cook

Do you have a hectic schedule? Is life so busy that even the simple pleasures like cooking have now become a chore? We feel you. We're all about easy …

Our Favorite Foodie Finds In Denver, Colorado

If your idea of a good time exploring a city means taking plenty of time to stop and taste-test the local eateries, then Denver is the place for you. …

This Is Why Everyone Is Buying "Ugly" Shoes

One of the hottest topics in the fashion world this year has undoubtedly been the “ugly” shoe phenomenon. Even fashion girls and celebrities have …

The Story Behind the Most Famous Portrait of Rapper Tupac Shakur

When photographer Danny Clinch photographed rapper Tupac Shakur, he had no idea how big those photos would get. But three years later, when Tupac was …

Forget Jeans—This Is What Everyone Wore at NYFW

As often is the case with the New York Fashion Week, the weather has proven itself a sartorial challenge to work with. Obviously the fashion insiders …

Erdogan: ISIS prime suspect in deadly Turkish wedding blast

<b>Gaziantep, Turkey (CNN) —</b> Hakki Okur's family was searching hospitals for him Sunday morning after an explosion at a Kurdish wedding in Turkey killed at least 53 people.<p>The 14-year-old boy's sister had last seen him running away after a small explosion at 11 p.m. Saturday, said his cousin Mesut …

No, you don’t need eight glasses of water a day

By Ellie Krieger<p>, Columnist, Food<p>It’s now the norm to carry around a water bottle as if it’s a permanent extension of your arm, so it seems that most of us have bought in to the benefits of proper hydration. But is what you think about your drink more hype than fact? Take this quiz to find out, and …

Nutrition

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Irvin Randal Will Give You Grandpa Fashion Goals

Meet #MrStealYourGrandma.<p>A 54-year-old grandfather has gained over a hundred thousand Instagram followers thanks to his on point style.<p>Irvin Randle, …

Top 10 southern barbecue joints in the US

A road trip around the American south led Sam Evans and Shauna Guinn to open a BBQ restaurant in the UK in homage. Here are their favourite US smokers<p>We fell in love with the southern states and their attitude to food and gatherings three years ago, when we quit our long-standing careers in London …

No meat? Yes please: Vegan restaurants get more aggressive, and more popular

"NO SALADS!" screams the sign on the wall. "MIX DRINKS NOT MORALS" yells another sign behind the bar.<p>And with that, the tone is set for a meal at …

Your burger might have a little bit of rat or human in it, NBD

Burgers — they taste great with ketchup, mayo, lettuce, tomato, and rat DNA.<p>A new study by Clear Labs came up with some interesting/revolting …

Photos: Ultra-fashionable seniors are proof that style can get better with age

Valerie Von Sobel just had a birthday. In March, the philanthropist and artist noted her new age in an Instagram picture, dressed in second-skin leggings and a white blouse overlaid in a sheer black fabric, perhaps organza.<p>It is not the outfit you’d expect of someone born three-quarters of a …

Self-awareness