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Great Wall of China's troubled history offers lessons for Trump, scholars say

The president has described his border proposal as ‘the Great Wall of Trump’, evoking what one expert sees as a calamitous and ill-conceived folly<p>There is much Donald Trump might learn from a visit to the westernmost tip of the Great Wall of China – not least that if you are really determined to …

China

Thailand: readers' tips

<b>This week's winning tip</b><p><b>UNFORGETTABLE</b><p>Dramatic limestone cliffs towering above powdery-white sands and lush green vegetation – the Koh Petra Marine Park in Thailand’s Trang Province must be one of the most picturesque environments Thailand has to offer. For an unforgettable outdoors experience, you …

National Parks

Off the beaten track in Borneo

From steaming jungle to the cloud-capped summit of Mt Kinabalu, Borneo’s natural wonders are undeniable. But the island is no longer the deserted paradise it once was.<p>Package tours and cheap flights from Southeast Asia have placed Borneo firmly on the tourist trail, and solitude is becoming hard to …

How to choose between Thailand’s classic gulf islands

With hundreds of dreamy tropical islands scattered along Thailand’s extensive coastline, choosing your ideal island escape can be overwhelming. Each one of those specks in the ocean is a tantalising composition of turquoise water, lush jungles and divine beaches – so how's a traveller to …

Squash, Shiitake, Kale, and Kimchi Stew Recipe

Thinly sliced squash, meaty shiitakes, and a bunch of kale join the usual suspects of kimchi and soft tofu in this comforting stew.<p>Read the Whole Story<p>Ingredients2 tablespoons sesame oil2 scallions, ends trimmed, green and white parts thinly sliced and kept separate4 medium garlic cloves, minced …

10 Great Movies To Watch on Domestic Flights

I spend a lot of time in the air, and I watch a lot of movies on planes in my iPad. About three years ago I was headed to Las Vegas, and since I usually try to watch something thematically tied to my destination, I decided it would be a good time to finally see <i>The Hangover</i>. I was in the aisle, and …

Bon Appétit Magazine: Recipes, Cooking, Entertaining, Restaurants

Summer Vegetable Curry

Fresh coriander seeds have been showing up at the farmers' market these past few weeks. They're sold in bunches of long whispy limbs, dotted with …

Curries

Crab Spring Rolls

4 oz. backfin crabmeat (small chunks from the rear fin area), picked through to remove any bits of shell<p>4 oz. medium shrimp, finely chopped<p>3 oz. …

Food

8 Summer Soups

There's nothing better than a nice bowl of warm soup on a cold winter day -- but there's no need to pack your stock pot away when the weather heats up. Soup can be warm and comforting, but it can also be light and refreshing. When you're bored of using your summer produce in salads, turn them into …

Food

Honey Grilled Watermelon Caprese Salads

Honey Grilled Watermelon Caprese Salads.<p><i>by</i> Jessica <i>on</i> July 31, 2013 132<p>I’ve become very brave this summer.<p>By grilling EVERYTHING.<p>I really mean …

Cod baked in a bag with orange, thyme and asparagus recipe

Orange, thyme and asparagus liven up this juicy cod recipe.<p>This is one of the easiest ways of cooking fish and, as long as you don’t overcook it, will produce a juicy, steaming plateful. The combination of orange, thyme and asparagus is sensational.<p><i>Serves 4</i><p>600g/1lb 6oz skinless cod fillet, cut into …

YouTube keeps pushing viewers to use channels, takes subscribe button everywhere

Advertisement<p>1 Comment<p>Credit: YouTube<p>YouTube (s GOOG) really wants you to subscribe to more channels, and it’s now taking the ability to do so …

Articles about graphic design 6 names know now on Dwell.com - Dwell

From muralists and ceramicists, to fiber artists and furniture makers, these 12 creatives speak out about what drives their...<p>Manhattan-based Project Projects may be a graphic design studio, but it works in all dimensions, on the page and off.<p>You may already be a fan of TV on the Radio, but how …

Graphic Design

The new vegetarian: borlotti beans, broccoli, fennel and rocket salad

This crunchy vegetable salad is served with a zingy citrus and coriander dressing.<p>The beans here are slow-cooked to melt-in-the-mouth perfection. Use tinned if you are pressed for time.<p><i>Serves four</i><p>225g (8oz) dried borlotti beans, soaked for at least six hours, or 2 x 400g tins<br>approx 120ml (4fl oz) …

Whole Grain

Speedy weeknight suppers: chicken and butternut squash salad

Use leftover roast chicken, butternut squash and walnuts to create this hearty salad.<p>This is a great way to use up leftover roast chicken but if your fridge is bare then it takes no time to char-grill some from raw. I like the mildness of spinach leaves but you can spice things up with some rocket, …

Butternut

Bon Appétit Magazine: Recipes, Cooking, Entertaining, Restaurants

Bon Appétit Magazine: Recipes, Cooking, Entertaining, Restaurants

Bon Appétit Magazine: Recipes, Cooking, Entertaining, Restaurants

Tomato and basil salad with anchovy dressing recipe

Donna Hay's tomato and basil salad with anchovy dressing recipe, a delicious summery dish.<p>Serves 4<p><b>Ingredients</b><p>3 vine-ripened tomatoes, sliced<p>250g each yellow grape and cherry tomatoes, halved<p>200g baby green beans, trimmed and blanched<p>80ml olive oil<p>4 cloves of garlic, sliced<p>2 anchovy fillets, …

40 Recipes for Summer Vegetables

Make the most of corn, eggplant, peppers, and zucchini with recipes that let the vegetables sing.<p>Summer is the time of year when there is so. much. produce. Almost too much... And you barely have to do anything to it at all to make it delicious. Sure, you're grilling up meat and making sandwiches …

Summer Sides Slideshow

Top experiences in Bali: making the most of paradise

Immerse yourself in the colour and sound of a traditional festival, dine on local specialities, snorkel beautiful reefs, watch craftspeople at work, wander through lush rice fields, or just relax and be pampered at a Balinese spa. There's an awful lot to do in paradise and it's not all about the …

Speedy weeknight suppers: spicy beef and noodle broth recipe

A steaming, aromatic soup of beef and noodles, ready in less than fifteen minutes.<p>This is one of those staples that once in your repertoire will appear on the table again and again. I can’t think of many dishes more nourishing than a bowl of rich, stocky noodles with fresh herbs and spices.<p><i>Serves …

Tomato, peach, sweet onion and basil salad recipe

A delicious summer salad of tomatoes, peaches and onion.<p><i>Serves 4</i><p>A salad to serve with anything grilled over coals; the mild sweet acidity of the peach, tomato and raw onion has the effect of making a multitude of fatty barbecue staples taste more of themselves than they do standing alone.<p>4 large or …

Peaches

Green Papaya Salad

8 Servings<p>Mild, crunchy green papaya is not the same as underripe papaya. Look for it at Asian or Mexican groceries.<p>June 2013Print<p>Ingredients<p>Dressing and Fried Shallots<p>1/3 cup (packed) light brown sugar<p>1/3 cup unseasoned rice vinegar<p>1/4 cup soy sauce<p>1 tablespoon hot chili paste (such as sambal …

Zuppa di zucchini recipe

A delicious and creamy recipe for courgette soup, topped with Parmesan cheese<p>This is a lovely, clean-tasting soup. Adjusting the amounts of cream and Parmesan will determine its richness.<p>SERVES<p>5<p>INGREDIENTS<p>Olive oil<br>• 1kg/2lb courgettes, cut into random-shaped 2cm pieces<br>• 2 garlic cloves, finely …

Summer food special: an A-Z of al fresco dining, part two

Part two of our guide to outdoor eating this summer.<p><b>Read part one of our A-Z here</b><p><b>M is for... Margherita alla Coppola</b><p>180g flour<p>100ml water<p>10g sourdough starter<p>80g tomato sauce<p>100g mozzarella<p>2 basil leaves<p>Mix the flour, water and sourdough starter together with a pinch of salt, set aside and allow to …

Batteries