Elizabeth Hess

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Essential Road Trip Wisdom

A good road trip involves a certain amount of improvisation. But the best ones require the right strategy and a few essentials. These eight pieces of advice will start you on the right path.<p>1. Arm your phone<p>The best app for a long haul is Roadtrippers, which will plan your route, estimate fuel …

Why Balsamic Vinegar Isn't What You Think It Is

We hope you like your salad with a side of fraud, because if you've been dressing it with a balsamic vinaigrette chances are that's what you're getting. Unless you've put down a pretty penny on that dressing, it probably contains no real balsamic in it at all.<p>Balsamic vinegar, the real kind that …

Why That Game of Thrones Fight Scene Was So Brutal to Watch

Our roundtable on "The Mountain and the Viper," the eighth episode of the fourth season of the HBO show.<p>Spencer Kornhaber, Christopher Orr, and Amy Sullivan discuss the latest episode of <i>Game of Thrones</i>.<p><b>Kornhaber:</b> He raped her, he murdered her, he killed her children … but also, he gave me heart …

U.S. top court tosses woman's chemical weapons conviction | Reuters

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday ruled that the federal government wrongly used a chemical weapons law to prosecute a Pennsylvania microbiologist convicted of trying to poison her husband’s pregnant lover.<p>People line up in the rain outside of the U.S. Supreme Court in …