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We've Got the Secrets to Better Biscuits

Here are the tips you need to bake perfectly fluffy, tender biscuits.<p>Senior associate food editor <b>Alison Roman</b> dreams of biscuits. Specifically the ones at Pies-N-Thighs. Biscuits that, when buttered up and sandwiching tender buttermilk fried chicken, "may be the perfect food." But the secret to …

Breakfast

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National Geographic Travel

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Beneath the Waves

How to use light

If you're making a film, one of the fundamental choices you must make is how to light your subject. How much light should be exposed in your picture? …

Photography

Zagat

Nine "Free" Credit-Card Benefits You Don't Know You Have

You almost certainly know about the miles or points you get on each credit-card purchase -- presumably, that's why you chose the card or cards you use for travel. And you may know about the collision coverage most cards provide for a rented car. But many cards provide other travel benefits that you …

Boston Marathon bombs: third victim identified as Chinese student

China is in mourning after the third fatal victim of the Boston Marathon bombing was named as Lu Lingzi, a 23-year-old student from Shenyang in the northeastern province of Liaoning.<p>“Shenyang girl Lu Lingzi was killed in the Boston bomb blast,” the city’s Liaoshen Evening News wrote on its …

Boston Marathon

“CO Doesn’t Feature Enough Owls”

Spread the Cute:<p>That’s what a reader wrote. Well, we appreciate the feedback, and consider that gross injustice FIXED right here and now.<p>First off, …

Brazil

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Dancing Horse: Corso Pilota On Ice with a Ferrari FF

Learning to drive a Ferrari in a Winter Wonderland<p>The absurdity of it made me grin. The road was completely covered in packed snow, with another couple of inches of powder on top, and more was falling. We were miles from nowhere and hadn’t passed an occupied building in at least 30 minutes, and of …

Bon Appétit Magazine: Recipes, Cooking, Entertaining, Restaurants

Bon Appétit Magazine: Recipes, Cooking, Entertaining, Restaurants

Jurassic Park 3D Review: An Improvement on Perfection

It's a universal truth that <i>Jurassic Park</i> is a near-perfect movie, which is why its 20th anniversary re-release in 3D has elicited both elation and …

Adventure Travel

The Beautiful Products That Come From Brand Collaboration

Brand collaborations aren’t new, but with gearmakers they're more popular than ever. One offers name recognition, the other premium retail positioning. Together they churn out an overpriced gimmick. That used to be the formula for product collaborations. (Burton Playboy snowboard, anyone?) But …

Clothing

Magic mushrooms' psychedelic ingredient could help treat people with severe depression

Drugs derived from magic mushrooms could help treat people with severe depression. Scientists believe the chemical psilocybin, the psychedelic …

Guinness Strips Bugatti Veyron SS Of 'World's Fastest' Car Title

Bad news for Bugatti Veyron Super Sport owners: your car is no longer the fastest production car in the world, and is therefore just a slow, …

The Power of Patagonia

With its glacier-carved peaks and fjords, southern Chile remains one of the wildest places on Earth. But that could soon change.<p>At the head of a remote fjord in southern Chile, a determined Norwegian named Samsing settled down in 1925 to a life of pasturing sheep in what was then a grass-filled …

South America

Vegetarian: Spicy Rice Noodle Salad with Cabbage and Tofu

Although spring officially started more than two weeks ago, it's only just beginning to feel like winter might be ending. But today, in my neck of the woods, the sun shone, the breeze lacked the bite it's had for months, and it finally seemed possible that the retirement of my winter coat might be …

Chef's Choice: 5 Dishes You Should Order at Farm Cuisine in Los Angeles

GalleryChef's Choice: 5 Dishes You Should Order at Farm Cuisine in Los Angeles<p>Farm Cuisine is one of the few places in the San Gabriel Valley that merges sustainability with Asian cuisine. "All the food comes from local farms; we use Jidori chicken and grass-fed beef," said founder Jonathan Tam, …

Restaurants

Audi T-Mobile in-vehicle data plans revealed starting at $15 a month

This week the folks at Audi and T-Mobile have let it be known that they’re going to offer data plans in the near future that allow drivers to be …

Brazil