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CNN

Your Shot: Outdoor Food Markets Are Where We Eat, Meet, and Greet

When the weather is fine and the produce is at its peak, chances are you’ll find an outdoor market near you, filled with riotous colors, sounds, and smells, not to mention seven varieties of organically grown lettuce. Outdoor farmers markets have doubled to more than 8,000 venues in the U.S. in the …

Solomon Islands

Man trying to stop suicide falls to death from Hawaii dorm

Two men fell from the 14th floor of a University of Hawaii dormitory — one of them to his death while trying to pull the other from a ledge, Honolulu police said.<p>The 24-year-old man who died was trying to bring inside an apparently distraught 19-year-old who went out a window onto the ledge early …

Hey budget travelers, here’s another cheap way to overnight in NYC

IT’S another tick to add to your traveling bucket list, one you probably haven’t thought of: Sleeping in a taxi (excluding being passed out after a …

Travel

Tasting the Tokyo Sugar Rush

<i>Cute enough to eat at Nicholas House cafe. Photo by Gail Nakada</i>.<p>Want to sample the sweet treats on point in Tokyo during your trip? Get in line.<p>The Japanese are passionate about sweets, as in a <i>grande passion</i>. Gucci sells its own line of boxed, logo-stamped chocolates upstairs at their Ginza store. …

Japan

The 8 Most Charming Places to Stay on Your Cuban Vacation

The U.S. flag is now flying again at the embassy in Cuba, which means that easily traveling there from America is becoming more of a reality. While flights will become more readily available in the near future, hotel options are not so prevalent—a complete Havana itinerary isn’t going to be …

Cuba

Why Riding Down 'The Devil's Nose' Is The Best Way To See Ecuador

We're on board with this.<p>Sometimes the best way to see a country is to ride its tracks.<p>Case in point: Ecuador's Tren Crucero -- or train cruise -- is a luxury train that takes travelers from the Andes to the Pacific ocean (or vice versa, depending on your route) over the course of four days. The …

Artist Turns Historical Photos into Colorfully Whimsical Composites

In a continuation of her <i>Dancing with Costica</i> series, Australian artist Jane Long has created more imaginatively surreal compositions by digitally restoring, colorizing, and manipulating black-and-white photos captured over 50 years ago. The series came about when Long was looking for a way to brush …

Black & White Photography

This DSLR Spent 2 Years in a Lake… and the Memory Card Survived

The photos on the memory card in a DSLR can survive more than what you might think. This past weekend, a man named David McFadyen was exploring …

A Day in the Life of Street Photographer John Free

Los Angeles-based street photographer John Free just published this inspiring 14-minute video in which he discusses and demonstrates his street …

Photographer Shoots High Schooler’s Senior Portraits at Taco Bell

Missouri-based photographer Brendan Batchelor recently received a strange photo shoot request: a high school senior named Brittany Nicole Creech …

10 Extraordinary Travel Photos by Roger Stonehouse

Authentic, vivid, raw travel photography that captures the essence of a place without sugarcoating it is more difficult to come by than you might think, but Roger Stonehouse has mastered the art.<p>His photos--including his very popular 'Punk and Monk' image of a young monk and his friend (possibly …

I Quit My Job and Spent 3 Years Visiting 60 Countries with My Camera

Sometime during 2010, I began dreaming of quitting my job and traveling around Asia for a year before returning to the work force. I had graduated …

One Woman Photoshopped by 18 Countries: Beauty Standards Revealed

Last year, journalist Esther Honig published a viral series of images showing how photo retouchers in 27 countries around the world “enhanced” a …

What's Your Take On The Makeup Tax?

By all accounts, my morning routine takes very little time. A coat of mascara, a layer of La Roche-Posay tinted sunscreen, and a swipe of Josie …

Beauty

13 Ways Beauty Bloggers Use Baking Soda in Their Beauty Routine

One of the most awesome trends to take over the beauty world is the push for more natural beauty products. Vloggers talk about it, bloggers talk about it and we’re definitely into it too. After all, many of us are totally obsessed with keeping our skin glowing and fresh, so why not keep it healthy …

Skin Care
Mexico

In his hometown, fugitive Mexican drug lord 'El Chapo' is a hero to many

A new shipment of caps arrived at Isaias Rodriguez's Culiacan store, black canvas with the image of<p>Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman— once again the world's most-wanted drug lord — embossed in gold on the front.<p>The hats came in just a week or so after El Chapo escaped from a high-security prison in July, …

Mexico

China Tianjin explosions: Nearly 100 people still missing

<b>Ninety-five people, 85 of them firefighters, are still missing four days after multiple blasts in the north-eastern port of Tianjin, Chinese authorities have said.</b><p>At least 112 people died in the blasts and hundreds have been hospitalised.<p>The explosions, in a warehouse containing hazardous …

Li Keqiang

Spanish woman fined for posting picture of police parked in disabled bay

Unnamed woman from Alicante ordered to pay €800 under controversial gagging law for posting photo on her Facebook page<p>A Spanish woman has been fined €800 (£570) under the country’s controversial new gagging law for posting a photograph of a police car parked illegally in a disabled bay.<p>The unnamed …

So You've Just Won The Lottery -- What's on Your Travel Bucket List?

You've just won the lottery and have a pile of cash you can use to travel wherever you want in the world, with whoever you want to take along. Where would you go and why?<p>From one award winning travel writer to another, Tim Lefell asked this exact question to Don George.<p>George said, "This is a …

Snoopy at 65: How an icon was born

Snoopy started out as a real dog, a remarkable and unusual tack- and razor-blade-eating wunderpup named Spike.<p>The mixed-breed, black and white pup …

How the Sausage Is Made: A Look Inside the World of Bespoke Hot Dogs

<i>When Tamar Adler decided to hand-make hot dogs for a summer wedding party, she had no idea what she was getting herself into.</i><p>Jesse had dark pink cheeks and on cold days wore a brown skullcap. He wasn’t a crush or an idol—I now realize I don’t even know how to spell his name. I never saw it written, …

Coney Island

Mexico: Gunmen burst into bar and kill a drug gang boss, reporter and four others | Fox News

Five gunmen burst into a bar early Thursday and killed a reputed drug gang boss, a reporter and four other people in Mexico's Gulf coast state of Veracruz, authorities said.<p>The Veracruz state prosecutors' office said the gunmen entered the bar and went directly for the victims, who included the …

Mexico

Sutures With A Soundtrack: Music Can Ease Pain, Anxiety Of Surgery

Hospitals have a free and powerful tool that they could use more often to help reduce the pain that surgery patients experience: music.<p>Scores of studies over the years have looked at the power of music to ease this kind of pain; an analysis published Wednesday in <i>The Lancet</i> that pulls all those …

Medicine

Tesla is installing rapid charging stations in Manhattan garages

Owning any car in Manhattan is a huge challenge, but electric cars impose their own set of unique difficulties.<p>Tesla announced a new plan Thursday to …

The internet probably isn’t harming kids’ brains, scientists say

Contrary to claims by British scientist Susan Greenfield that prolonged computer use can trigger "autistic-like traits" and aggression, the internet probably isn’t rotting youths' minds, experts say. A new editorial in the <i>British Medical Journal</i> argues that there isn't enough research to show that …

Medical Journals

Girl, 11, gives birth in Paraguay

An 11-year-old girl who was denied an abortion after being raped gave birth Thursday, the culmination of a case that put a spotlight on child rape in this poor South American nation and drew criticism from human rights groups.<p>Elizabeth Torales, a lawyer for the girl's mother, told The Associated …

16 Reasons We've Got the Blues(berries)

"Blueberries as big as the end of your thumb," Robert Frost's poem, "Blueberries," begins. "Real sky-blue, and heavy, and ready to drum." We here at Food52, though, are accepting of all blueberries: small, medium, and thumb tip-sized. Size doesn't matter when they're all covered in crumble, put …

Breakfast

A Lightning Bolt and Rainbow Captured in One Shot

Tucson, Arizona-based photography enthusiast Greg McCown recently managed to capture a shot of a lifetime. While shooting landscapes near the small …

Photography