Isabelle Edi-johns

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Did Katie Holmes Move Back to California?

The actress and her daughter have reportedly left their NYC digs for a $3.8 million home in California.<p><i>Getty Images/TMZ</i><p>Are Katie Holmes and Suri headed back to California? According to TMZ, the actress has purchased a 6,000 square foot home in Calabasas for $3,795,000. Holmes and her daughter are …

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Hand Painted Vintage illustrations by Ryan Heshka

Vintage inspired illustrations by Ryan Heshka.<p>Ryan Heshka was born in Manitoba, Canada, and grew up in Winnipeg. Today he lives and works in …

Innovative Bluetooth Speaker Floats in Mid-Air to Prevent Audio Distortion

It's common to see audio speakers that are sitting on a desk or attached to a wall for surround sound. OM Audio's OM/ONE breaks away from such conventions, however, and looks positively futuristic. It has a very distinctive attribute – it floats! The innovative product features a 3.6 inch …

Abram Games, the poster boy with principles

He liked a good fight," says Naomi Games of her father, Abram, and he had a few. One of his posters was banned by Churchill, another withdrawn by the War Office after a heated debate in parliament. After the second world war, he invented a copying machine, but refused to let it be sold in Germany, …

99-Year-Old Woman Sews a Dress Every Day for Children in Africa

99-year-old Lillian Weber has a generous heart and sewing hands that just won't stop. The Iowa-based woman spends hours every single day making a dress for small children who receive the clothing through the Christian nonprofit group Little Dresses for Africa.<p>For the past two years, Weber has made …

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Real street style – in pictures

California designer/writer duo Isla Bell Murray and Jessica Saia have seen countless street-style photoshoots in San Francisco. One day they decided to make their own for online magazine The Bold Italic, but made it literal: they dressed up fire hydrants, phone boxes and even dog poo in the latest …

Grilled Bread with Eggplant and Basil

8 Servings<p>Making the eggplant spread ahead of time has a double upside: The flavors of the mixture will deepen as it sits, and you get to cross something off the list.<p>August 2014Print<p>Ingredients<p>8 tablespoons olive oil, divided<p>2 garlic cloves, thinly sliced<p>1 teaspoon fresh marjoram or oregano …

Barbecued Chicken

4 Servings<p>Avoid rookie mistakes when it comes to barbecuing chicken. If you apply the sauce too early, it will scorch. And most bottled sauces are too sweet, which is where this vinegary version comes in.<p>July 2013Print<p>Ingredients<p>Barbecue Sauce<p>2 tablespoons vegetable oil<p>¼ cup tomato paste<p>2 teaspoons …

Gin and Tonic

1 Servings<p>The Gin and Tonic is swinging again, thanks to new distillers who have made gin cool. And it doesn't get more classic than this recipe.<p>August 2013Print<p>Ingredients<p>2 ounces gin (preferably Tanqueray)<p>1–3 lime wedges<p>3–4 ounces tonic water<p>Recipe Preparation<p>Add gin to a highball glass filled …

Goan-style pulled loin of pork recipe

Cyrus Todiwala shares his recipe for assado de porch tirar, a satisfying and exotic pork roast<p>The Portuguese word “assado” simply means “roast”, says Cyrus Todiwala of the name he gave to his latest restaurant and its signature dish. Marinated in turmeric, tamarind and toasted chillies, this exotic …

Cocktail of the week: raspberry frozen margarita

Frozen margaritas have been around for more than 50 years, and with good reason - they're delicious<p>Like many of our most famous cocktails, nobody really has a clue who invented the margarita. One story goes that it was created in a Mexican restaurant in 1938 for a dancer who was allergic to every …

The Hot 10 2014: Hot Joy, San Antonio, TX (No. 7)

It's midnight. You're buzzed. What are you craving? Oh, just the entire menu at San Antonio's Hot Joy, a rule-breaking, trendsetting Asian mash-up<p>Chef <b>Quealy Watson</b> has never been to Asia. Everything he knows about Chinese, Japanese, Indian, or the rest of that vast region’s cuisine he picked up …

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Veggie Burger

4 Servings<p>Refrigerated resting is key to these burgers’ success. Air-chilling helps dry the burgers out slightly so they stick together in the skillet.<p>Print<p>Ingredients<p>½ cup wheat berries<p>Kosher salt<p>½ ounce dried porcini mushrooms<p>4 tablespoons olive oil, divided<p>1 shallot, finely chopped<p>8 ounces …

Central Europe wines well worth a try

<b>Tesco Finest*</b> <b>Slovenian Riesling 2013 (£7.99)</b> When it comes to wine, Central Europe has never had the romantic cachet in the UK of more traditional sources in the Latin countries. But recent additions from supermarkets and indie merchants suggest that the distinct wine culture of Mitteleuropa is …

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Vanilla baked cheesecake with blackberries<p>Preparation time<p>30 mins to 1 hour<p>Cooking time<p>30 mins to 1 hour<p>Serves<p>Serves 6<p>Dietary<p>Vegetarian<p>Swirl luscious blackberry sauce through this rich baked cheesecake and add crunch with a scattering of honeycomb.<p>By Glynn Purnell<p>From Great British Food …

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Cocoa Brownies

Makes 16 Servings<p>The best—and easiest—brownies you'll ever make. This recipe belongs in your repertoire. This is part of BA's Best, a collection of our essential recipes.<p>December 2012Print<p>Ingredients<p>Nonstick vegetable oil spray<p>1/2 cup (1 stick) unsalted butter, cut into 1 inch pieces<p>1 1/4 cups sugar<p>…

Five Lessons From a Nat Geo Photographer

If you think traveling with a National Geographic photographer is a dream project–like I did when I heard I’d be working with Catherine Karnow in Dublin and San Francisco–I am here to tell you that it most definitely is. Not only did I learn a lot, I made a new friend–one I hope to see and work …

The Wanderlust Guide to the best of Iceland

Everything you need to know about the world's coolest destination<p>Iceland is wild – outside the buzzing, artistic capital, Reykjavík, it’s the natural …

New Energy Projects Boost the Use of Undersea Power Cables

Offshore wind energy and transnational grids bring power lines below the waves.<p><b>In the German North Sea, 80 wind turbines now under construction will eventually generate enough power for some 400,000 homes. That power will travel via advanced cables buried along several miles of ocean floor, part of</b> …