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18 Doughnut Recipes from Around the World

From gulab jamun to malasadas, how to make the world's best fried dough at home<p>All the best tools, techniques, and recipes you need for flame-kissed …

Doughnuts

11 Japanese customs that are shocking to foreign travelers

Japan has a unique culture with a very strict code of etiquette.<p>There are specific ways to eat noodles, good practices for accepting gifts, and certain rules to follow to avoid insulting a host.<p>This complex web of social rules and traditions can be overwhelming for those traveling to Japan, so we …

Japan

Tourism Plays Critical Role in Jamaica’s Economic Rebound

Jamaica’s outlook was raised to positive by Fitch Ratings as the Caribbean island continues its rebound from a 2013 default on about $9 billion of …

My hero: Oliver Rackham by Richard Mabey

A tribute to the botanist and nature writer who died last week<p>I first saw Oliver Rackham perform in 1973, at a cross-disciplinary conference on the British oak held that autumn in Sussex University. We were at the dark heart of what Oliver was later to call “the locust years” (he loved a good …

A Woman Without a Country by Eavan Boland review – into the shadowlands history

Eavan Boland’s “The Wife’s Lament”, a translation from the Anglo-Saxon, begins: “I sing this poem full of grief. / Full of sorrow about my life / Ready to say the cruel state / I have endured, early of late.” It is a splendid performance, full of chancy verbal energy and rich historical witnessing. …

Is “Extinct” Forever? Central Asia’s Caspian Tiger Traverses the Comeback Trail

Wildlife<p>In reeds tinged red in the Central Asian sun, a tiger once roamed. Will it again? (Illustration: Helmut Diller, WWF)<p><i>I imagine a tiger.</i><p><i>He’ll move through the forest and his days</i><p><i>Leaving his traces on the mud banks</i><p><i>Of a river whose name he doesn’t know.</i><p><i>In his world there are no names or past</i><p><i>Or</i> …