Anna Sasson

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These 3-Ingredient Chewy Chocolate Meringues Are "Stupendously Good"

When you’re eating a meringue, it’s easy to forget how simple they are to make. The texture—the way it feels like eating a soft, shattered crystal and a ball of air at the same time—seems unattainable. There must be some complex gastronomic equation at work.<p>Actually, it’s quite the opposite. …

Dessert

American-born IDF veteran stands her ground on Gazan nurse death

Rebecca Rum was bombarded by thousands of hateful and threatening messages on social media.<p>><br>• ><p>Rebecca Rum. (photo credit: FACEBOOK SCREENSHOT)<p>“People …

Social Media

A Taxonomy of Wind

Alone and asleep last December, I woke to two men standing in the doorway of my bedroom. I saw their guns held by their thighs. A flashlight blinded me.<p>“Everything all right in here?” one said, stepping into the room.<p>I held out my palm to block the light.<p>“Police,” he said. “There was an alarm going …

Cape Cod

7 Basic Questions Your Screenplay Should Answer (And How 'The Last Jedi' Answers Them 3 Times)

If your story can't answer these 7 questions, then you may not actually have a story.When it comes to screenwriting, everybody and their Aunt Ginger …

Creative Writing

Learn Photography With 99 Hours of Free Online Lessons From School of Visual Arts

If you’ve ever tried to <b>learn photography</b>, you can appreciate the value of expert advice. Nowadays you don’t even need to pay in order to learn the basics and improve your skills thanks to many free online resources from passionate industry professionals. One of the latest cost-free, inspirational …

Photography

The 20 photographs of the week

Demonstrations in Gaza, the eruptions of Kilauea volcano, the royal wedding in Windsor and Harvey Weinstein in court – the week captured by the world’s best photojournalists

Harvey Weinstein

How Lens Attachments Make Your Smartphone Camera Better

They won’t make your iPhone 4 shoot iPhone X–quality images. But they can help you get more out of your camera.<p>The camera is one of the most …

Mobile Photography

This Is What a Shot List for a Darren Aronofsky Film Would Look Like

How do you illustrate the emotional drama that goes on in the human mind? Just as Darren Aronofsky.As one of the most cerebral filmmakers of our …

Darren Aronofsky

The Onion’s Brutal Israel Commentary Goes Beyond Satire

The country's leading humor publication has taken a stance on the Israel-Palestine conflict in a way that most "real" newspapers haven't.<p>On Monday, as the United States celebrated moving its Israeli embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem, thousands of Palestinian protesters were shot by the Israel …

Israel

Hands and pans: the boiled-down recipe videos cooking up a storm

It is past midnight and I sit enraptured by the drama of melted cheese. A moment ago, two hands had pressed a mix of broccoli and cheddar into a loaf tin lined with flattened raw chicken and sliced ham. At 1min 24sec, the tin is taken out of an oven that I never see. At 1min 48sec, as the hands use …

Social Media

99 Best Gifts For Women Under $25 On Amazon

Whether you're shopping for your mother, sister, best friend, or girlfriend, only the absolute best gifts for women will do. Personally, I'm of the …

Yale’s beloved happiness class is now on the internet for free

Happiness, they say, is infectious. Perhaps that is why the most popular course ever to be taught at Yale University—this semester enrolling 1,200 students, or a quarter of the undergraduate student body—is one titled “Psychology and the Good Life.”<p>PSYC 157, or “Laurie Santos’ happiness class” as …

Happiness

Omar Allibhoy’s recipe for cauliflower with garlic, vinegar and capers

This cauliflower dish is one I often cook at home: it is simple, light, fresh and full of flavour – the Spanish version of a Chinese stir-fry. My cooking is inspired by growing up in Spain; I learned how to make this dish at my aunt’s house in Madrid. I’m looking at putting it on the spring menu in …

Recipes

A Novel of Sex and Secrecy

Longing, wronging, and belonging in Alan Hollinghurst’s “The Sparsholt Affair.”<p><b>Audio:</b> Listen to this story. To hear more feature stories, download the Audm app for your iPhone.<p>Bless the soul who, under the sobriquet @Lollinghurst, maintains Lines of Beauty, a Twitter account devoted to irregularly …

Literature

Death and Feminism in a Nutshell

Homicide. Suicide by hanging. A great deal of drinking, mainly of whiskey, mainly by men. Blood pooled on the floor. Chairs overturned. Many weapons: guns and knives and ropes. <i>Burned Cabin</i>, where a burned skeleton is barely visible, <i>Dark Bathroom</i>, which contains a dead woman in a bathtub beside an …

Miniature

Lisa Ray to share it all in her new book

As she gives the final touches to her book, actor-model Lisa Ray says she has been collecting anecdotes in her head all her life<p><b>Lisa Ray</b><p>We, as a …

99+ Photos That Will Show You The Cultures of the World

Thank you to all the photographers that shared their people from different cultures photos in the Cultures Of The World Photo contest with chances to …

Russian History

This Is Why Uma Thurman Is Angry

Yes, Uma Thurman is mad.<p>She has been raped. She has been sexually assaulted. She has been mangled in hot steel. She has been betrayed and gaslighted by those she trusted.<p>And we’re not talking about her role as the blood-spattered bride in “Kill Bill.” We’re talking about a world that is just as …

Kill Bill

Grammys 2018: Check Out the Complete Winners List!

Awards season continues as the 60th annual Grammy Awards announce the recipients of outstanding achievements in music, taking place on Sunday at …

See A Famous Monster Come Alive In 'Frankenstein: The 1818 Text'

<i>And now, once again, I bid my hideous progeny go forth and prosper.</i><p><i>Frankenstein</i> is embedded in the public imagination. It carries challenging and often uncomfortable motifs — doubling, parenthood, feminism, loneliness, the righteous anger of the outcast, the equally transformative powers of love …

Literature

12 of the best British short stories you've never read

Short stories are underrated.<p>If you were asked to name a famous novel, or even a famous poem, you could probably rattle off at least a handful quite …

Oprah Elevated Dr. Phil. But Also Cormac McCarthy and Toni Morrison.

Presumptive 2020 Democratic front-runner Oprah Winfrey is responsible for unleashing any number of ills on the world: Dr. Phil; James Frey; <i>The …

Darkness on the Mountain

On the path ahead, stepping out from behind a boulder, a man appears. We are both on the far side of a dark lake that lies hidden in the bowl-shaped …

“What is Woman?”: Ten Searing Quotes from Simone de Beauvoir

The French existentialist was born 110 years ago today – here we look at some of her much-lauded wisdom<p>“What is woman?” asked <b>Simone de Beauvoir</b> in …

Kazuo Ishiguro’s ‘Never Let Me Go’ Is a Masterpiece of Racial Metaphor

His characters may not be Asian, but the book is an incisive commentary on nonwhite experienceThese actors from the film of ‘Never Let Me Go’ may be …

These Slow Cooker Steel-Cut Oats Will Warm Your Soul

Though I enjoy variety when it comes to dinner (and often find inspiration in this vegetarian dinner calendar), I am all about consistency for quick …

5am ice baths and a strict vegan diet: my year of living (very) healthily

This time last year, I could not get out of bed. Just days into January, a New Year resolution to get back into the gym had been rendered laughable by a flu unlike anything I’d ever known. Emergency childcare was marshalled from under the duvet; when it arrived, I had to crawl to open the front …

Immune System

7 young adults went undercover as high-school students and found that life as a teenager today is nothing like they remember

You couldn't pay most people to relive their high school experiences.<p>But that's exactly what seven young adults did for the new A&E documentary series "Undercover High," which premieres Tuesday.<p>The show follows the seven participants, ages 21 to 26, as they pose as students at Highland Park High …