Elissa Allan

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Beyond the Taco: 30 Mexican, Mexican-Inspired, and Tex-Mex Recipes

More<p>Mexican Food<p><i>Recetas deliciosas</i> to transport your tastebuds south of the border.<p>Mexican food isn't exactly a well-kept secret in America, but we do tend to emphasize only a small portion of the country's diverse food landscape. While tacos and enchiladas are undoubtedly great (and don't worry, …

Australian Open 2015: Nick Kyrgios slammed for arrogance, tantrums and tirades in fourth-round match against Andreas Seppi

Kyrgios has already been fined $4926 for racquet abuse and audible obscenities during his first-round match last Monday.<p>He could be fined again …

Better than Balm: Shop Our 6 Favorite Lip Oils

Oils have been incorporated into beauty regimens since ancient times, yet, if the shelves at Sephora are any indication, they’ve seen a resurgence as …

Micaela Erlanger Loves Celine Sneakers, Loathes Mermaid Gowns

Micaela Erlanger is responsible for some of the most memorable red carpet looks in recent years. Who could forget Lupita Nyong’o in that red Ralph Lauren gown at the 2014 Golden Globe awards? Erlanger was recently named the third most powerful stylist by the Hollywood Reporter and became the brand …

Thanasi Kokkinakis is Tennis's New Style Star

Late last night, a new figure in tennis emerged as an unlikely victor: eighteen-year-old <b>Thanasi Kokkinakis.</b> The Australian defeated Latvian player <b>Ernests Gulbis</b> in an epic upset (Kokkinakis was ranked at 147, Gublis at 11) in the first round of the Australian Open, ushering in a new era of tennis …

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UK doctor in court for UK's first female genital mutilation trial

A British doctor accused of carrying out female genital mutilation on a patient after she had given birth at a London hospital went on trial on …

Ernests Gulbis and Alexander Kudryavtsev riled by Australian Open crowds

With the score at 5-4 in the first set, Gulbis demanded the Australian crowd show a little courtesy.<p>"Show some respect," Gulbis blurted to …

Australian Islamic State fighter Mahmoud Abdullatif killed in Syria, says wife

Rahman and Abdullatif had met up with wanted Sydney terrorist Mohamed Elomar in Syria and the group had posted photos online holding machine guns.<p>A …

Halal Facebook post prompts online backlash towards WA cafe

A popular Malaysian cafe in Western Australia's South West is at the centre of a vicious online campaign over its use of halal certified meat.<p>Mots …

Driver's frustration over tailgating led to death of teenager Jesse Phillis, court hears

A driver's frustration about being tailgated led to a crash which killed a teenager, a Perth court has been told.<p>Robert David Allan and Blair James …

Bali Nine: AFP's role in case a 'gross error', should be cited when pleading for Andrew Chan and Myuran Sukumaran's lives, lawyer says

One of the lawyers involved in the Bali Nine drug case says Australian police should never have cooperated with Indonesia given the likelihood of …

Anger, dismay and cynicism: The Muslim world responds to the new Charlie Hebdo | DW | 15.01.2015

You won't find Muhammad anywhere in the Arab world right now. Not, that is, in caricature - the weeping prophet the satirical French magazine Charlie …

Charlie Hebdo

Bali Nine member Myuran Sukumaran to be executed after decision is made on Andrew Chan clemency

Indonesia plans to start executing death row inmates this weekend, but so far the two Australians facing the death penalty in Bali will not be among …

Four people charged over alleged attack on Taree police after man's legs severed by train

Four people alleged to have attacked police officers after a man had his legs severed by a train at Taree have been charged with a string of offences …

What Does 1,000 Calories Look Like at Different Fast-Food Chains?

Downing 1,000 calories in one sitting is alarmingly easy.<p>By now it's common knowledge that the majority of fast food offerings aren't exactly good for you. Sure, you can eat a salad at McDonald's for an under-300 calorie meal, but most fast-food customers are ordering the high-cal classics -- …

Fast Food

Kate, Will and Harry 'Join Social Media,' But We Have Some Suggestions

<b>Attention royal enthusiasts:</b> stop what you're doing. Kate Middleton, Prince William and Prince Harry have arrived on social media.<p>OK, maybe that's not <i>fully</i> true, but hear us out.<p>Royal officials announced Wednesday on their Twitter account that our three favorite royals now have an Instagram and …

Social Media

Anna Kendrick After a Red Carpet Event: "I Like to Get into a Bathrobe and Eat Macaroni and Cheese"

Ever since Anna Kendrick arrived on the scene, she has swept us away with her flawless red carpet style. Let's just say, the <i>Pitch Perfect</i> star never …

Evolution: Why do we have lips?

Human beings are unusual in that our mouths are surrounded by hypersensitive, easily-hurt pink tissue – why? Jason G Goldman investigates.<p>They kind of flap around on the front of your face, get dried out and chapped in the winter, and occasionally get caught up between your teeth and mistaken for …

Lips

Zack Giffin: Living Tiny, Skiing Large

Imagine living in, and skiing out of, a house that's only 112 square feet.<p>Imagine living in, and skiing out of, a house that's only 112 square feet.<p>While you might jokingly think that this tiny house is not much larger than your ski boot bag, professional skier Zack Giffin does just that, sometimes …

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Golden Globes Beauty: Short Hair Don't Care

If you're looking for styling inspiration for short hair, look no further than Sunday night's Golden Globes red carpet. From Rosamund Pike’s slick …

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The New Minimalist

Malaysian policeman sentenced to hang for socialite's murder is living in Australia

"Australia opposes the death penalty. We oppose the death penalty for Australians at home and abroad," he said.<p>"We obviously respect the legal …

Brittany Maynard's Final Hours: Husband Dan Diaz Says She 'Knew It Was Time'

<i>Dan Diaz opens up about wife Brittany Maynard’s final hours and how he’s keeping her memory alive. Subscribe now to read the promises he made to her</i> …

George Clooney and first lady Amal: American soft power

I know of one example where, behind the scenes, Clooney used his considerable heft in Hollywood on behalf of a documentary about the catastrophe …

Man arrested, second man sought over homemade bomb found in bedroom in Sydney's west

Police are searching for a second man after a bomb was found at a home in Werrington in Sydney's west.<p>A 23-year-old man was arrested at a Beaumont …

The Big Reason Why Orlando Bloom Is Celebrating Today

Orlando Bloom turns 38 today! Yep, we can't believe it either. It seems like just yesterday that we spotted the now Broadway veteran, <i>InStyle</i> Man of …

17 Make-Ahead Breakfasts for Busy Mornings

Breakfast is the most important meal of the day, but busy mornings result in us skipping it altogether more often than not. These 17 make-ahead options make starting the day off right with some non-coffee sustenance much much easier. Featuring a wide spectrum of healthy <i>and</i> indulgent eats, you’ll be …

Breakfast