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10 German comfort foods for the winter

Germany's comfort foods may not be as famous as Italy's, but the "deutsche Küche" offers plenty of options to cook heart-warming meals for cold …

Onions

Roasted Baby Potatoes in a Homemade Mushroom Sauce

<i>My VERY popular roasted baby potatoes in a homemade mushroom sauce has gotten a makeover and it cannot get any better!</i><p><i>The photos and recipe for these</i> …

mashed potatoes

This Is What a $21,000 First Class Airplane Seat Looks Like

Flying first class is a delicacy some of us will never experience. But flying first class like this — well — it’s pretty much the stuff of kings.<p>On a …

New York City

3 Aquaponic Farms in Brooklyn Killing It

Aquaponics is an emerging urban farming trend that's ideal for big cities since it's relatively low-maintenance and can be set up just about …

8 Spa-Like Bathrooms Designed to Instantly Soothe

Let these airy oases across the globe spur some ideas for creating your own refuge.

New York City

Articles about 5 modern takes country living on Dwell.com - Dwell

It’s been awhile since we last visited the City of Light, so here’s a jaunt to five modern abodes we adore.<p>Million dollar lake views play nicely with a modest, down-to-earth aesthetic.<p>Nestled in a rural hamlet in Virginia, this new farmhouse embraces its idyllic surroundings in a tight-knit …

Outdoors

Woman Who Held Decades-Long Protest Outside of White House Dies

A woman who maintained a decades-long peace protest outside the White House died on Monday.<p>Concepcion Picciotto was a well-known figure in the Washington, D.C., area who devoted her life to advocating for peace and against nuclear proliferation.<p>Her death was announced on Tuesday in a statement by …

The White House

FBI Releases Video of Oregon Occupier "LaVoy" Finicum's Fatal Shooting

The FBI on Thursday released video showing the fatal shooting of an Arizona rancher who was killed as authorities arrested leaders of an armed group occupying an Oregon wildlife refuge.<p>The video, taken from an aircraft, appears to show Robert "LaVoy" Finicum reaching into a front shirt pocket …

Oregon

North Korea 'preparing long-range missile launch next week'

Pyongyang preparing to launch a long-range missile as early as next week, Japan's Kyodo news agency reports<p>North Korea may be preparing to launch a long-range missile as soon as in a week, Japan's Kyodo news agency has reported, citing an unnamed Japanese government official.<p>The official cited …

North Korea

11 Secrets Hidden in Famous Works of Art

Among Michelangelo’s venerable ceiling murals inside the Vatican’s Sistine Chapel is arguably the most iconic depiction of man’s relationship to God. …

Art

Rich and Flavorful Guinness Beef Stew With Potatoes Recipe

Irish beef stew made with Guinness is a pub classic, but the truth is that Guinness loses a lot of its already-mild roasted flavor during the time it takes to cook a stew. This version fixes that by reinforcing the beer's flavors.<p><b>Editor's Note:</b> This recipe originally called for an oven temperature …

Flavors

Donald Trump Needs Help With His Insults

The Media has been consistently confused by Donald Trump's rise in the polls because they've predicted since the summer that his trash talking would sink his campaign. Though he sounds like a belligerent New York cabbie at the end of his shift, Trump keeps garnering support despite the way he …

Donald Trump

Photographer Captures Strangers from Across the World Reacting to Her Weight in New Book

Over the course of five-and-a-half years, professional photographer Haley Morris-Cafiero has been stepping out in public spaces in cities around the …

Pictures of the Week 1.7.16

Pakistan

5 things you must eat when in Shanghai

The Chinese mainland's most cosmopolitan city is a foodie paradise, whether you're looking for get-your-hands-dirty street treats or dinner prepared by a three-Michelin-star chef.<p>Shanghai is also the best city to experience the nuances of regional Chinese cuisine by sampling everything from the …

Food & Dining

Articles about modern hawaii house built lava flow on Dwell.com - Dwell

Set into the dense tropical foliage of Hawaii’s wildest coast is a house that goes with the flow by welcoming the breeze.<p>Dorit Mizrahi and Oliviero Godi, working in Bergamo, Italy, as the firm Exposure Architects, have designed a house using...<p>In Portland, Oregon, a designer creates an open, …

Architecture

You Never Have To Buy Salad Dressing Again

*saves money* *eats healthy* *wins at life*

A terrible environmental disaster is unfolding in Los Angeles — and it's practically invisible

What's worse, workers are not even close to stopping the flow.<p>The leak sprung from a Southern California Gas Company (SoCalGas) natural gas storage facility in Aliso Canyon, and it has been gushing methane — a highly flammable and potent greenhouse gas — into the sky since October 23.<p>No one knows …

Oil & Gas Industry

Christmas Trees Around the World: Pictures

German History

40 Winter Recipes That Will Distract You From 4:30 Sunsets

Creamy pastas, Flintstone-sized meats, feasts in Dutch ovens—you get the idea.<p><b>Though the weather may not be quite as frightful</b> as we were expecting in some parts of the U.S. (knock wood!), as the season changes from fall to winter, how you cook must change as well. Wintertime calls for hearty …

7 secular pilgrimages that could change your life | CNN Travel

(CNN) — Pilgrimages aren't only for the religious.<p>They can be fun and inspiring, challenging yet rewarding and don't necessarily involve prayer.<p>The best ones, however, do involve a bit of a trek.<p>Even if don't "find yourself" along the way, you'll definitely find something to tell your friends about …

Hiking

Seventy Paris airport workers have security passes revoked over extremism fears

Suspected radical Islamists identified as authorities try to weed out potential terrorists working at Orly and Charles de Gaulle airports in wake of attacks on French capital<p>Seventy workers at Paris airports suspected of being radical Islamists have had their security passes revoked since the …

Extremism

The Strangest Places on Earth (Are Also the Most Sublime)

Technicolor mountains, otherworldly forests, and glow-in-the-dark beaches: These unusual places around the world prove that weird can also be wonderful.<p>Reed Flute Cave: Guilin, China<p>Sadly, magical fairy dust is not the secret behind Reed Flute Cave's glowing interior: Multi-colored lights have been …

National Parks

Britain is no longer a Christian country and should stop acting as if it is, says judge

A major inquiry into the place of religion in modern society has provoked a furious backlash from ministers and the Church of England<p>Britain is no longer a Christian country and should stop acting as if it is, a major inquiry into the place of religion in modern society has concluded, provoking a …

Classic Dream Cars – Poster Illustrations

Selected illustrations by Martin Miskolci (aka Petrolified) from a poster series of classic dream cars.<p>Martin Miskolci is a talented illustrator and …

Photo // @jimmy_chin Making the most out of a quick lap through SF... Sunset vibes on the Golden Gate. #Marin #Headlands #perspective #SanFrancisco @thephotosociety

Engagement rings are about to look a lot different

Engagement rings aren't immune to trends. The practice and styles have changed throughout history.<p>Some researchers suggest Neanderthals marked their …

Vegetarian Recipes

These amazing vegetarian recipes include lemony quinoa salad with shaved vegetables and gooey grilled eggplant parmesan.

Cooking

30 of the Sexiest Men Alive Who Aren't White

Because 'People' magazine's "Sexiest Man Alive" has been white 29 out of 30 times.<p>David Beckham was just crowned <i>People's</i>"Sexiest Man Alive," and while we don't dispute his hotness, we couldn't help but notice that the winner of this title has been white 29 out of 30 times (Denzel Washington was …