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Emma Watson to men: Gender equality is your issue, too

UNITED NATIONS – “It is time that we all see gender as a spectrum instead of two sets of opposing ideals. We should stop defining each other by what …

33 Things Every New Yorker Should Do This Fall

There are crisp days perfect for walks in the park, hot apple cider from local farmers markets, and football.<p>Plenty of events and festivals, from the New York City Marathon to the Wine & Food Festival, also take place.<p>Autumn officially starts Sept. 22, so get ready for the new season with our …

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The Science Behind Baking Your Ideal Chocolate Chip Cookie

You like soft and chewy. He likes thin and crispy. If only there were a way to bake chocolate chip cookies to please everyone.<p>There is! And, no, it's not Martha Stewart's way. It's science.<p>We've taken our cues from a few spots: a bioengineering grad student named Kendra Nyberg, who co-taught a …

25 Ready-in-30-Minutes Super Bowl Snacks

Running low on Super Bowl snacks? DVR that halftime show and whip up one of these ready-in-30-minutes snacks.<p>If you're running low on food by the time the Super Bowl Halftime Show comes on, fear not. DVR that baby, get in the kitchen, and whip up one of these treats. Hopefully your team won't cut …

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15 of America’s Must-Try Food Trucks

The food truck phenom exploded at a time when America’s finances were on shaky ground, but makers, cooks and creatives borrowed on an old idea, transforming culinary kitchens into the new incubators of the food revolution. Food truckers offer fast, delicious eats with an experience — and it’s an …

Top Must-Try Malaysia Street Foods

01 of 11<p>Penang Assam Laksa - From the Peranakan to the World<p>While laksa is a commonplace dish around Malaysia and Singapore, Penang's take on this …

The best food markets around the world

Off the main tourist drag of La Rambla in Barcelona, La Boqueria market is a tangle of colours, sounds, smells and flavours. La Boqueria has colourful displays of fresh fruit and vegetables, gaping fresh fish, beady-eyed poultry and giant hanging jamón. It has generous heaps of dried and candied …

Pulled Chicken Sandwiches with Slaw

4 Servings<p>Not that this pulled chicken recipe is hard, but you can make it even easier by using a store-bought rotisserie chicken instead of the breasts called for here.<p>September 2014Print<p>Ingredients<p>Slaw<p>⅓ cup apple cider vinegar<p>3 tablespoons mayonnaise<p>2 tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro<p>1½ teaspoon …

7 Noodle Salads to Make Right Now

Since the weather is still warm, these refreshing noodle salads are perfect for back-to-school lunches and make–ahead fall suppers.<p>Since the weather …

Travel Photo of the Day

Each day, CNN producers select a user-submitted photo to be our Travel Photo of the Day. Click through the gallery above to see stunning shots from around the world, and be sure to come back every day for a new image.<p>Have a gorgeous travel photo of your own to share? Submit it for the gallery at …

How to Make Black Licorice From Scratch

<i>It's always more fun to DIY. Every week, we'll spare you a trip to the grocery store and show you how to make small batches of great foods at home.</i><p><i>Today: Christina Lane from Dessert For Two makes a homemade version of a controversial candy that will convert you to the dark side.</i><p>Black licorice can …

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The politics of fiction

Listening to stories widens the imagination; telling them lets us leap over cultural walls, embrace different experiences, feel what others feel. …

4 Strategies For Remembering Everything You Learn

• knowledge about the subject at hand, like math, history, or programming<p>• knowledge about how learning actually works<p>The bad news: Our education system kinda skips one of them, which is terrifying, given that your ability to learn is such a huge predictor of success in life, from achieving in …

Eric Ripert's 3 Tips for Finding Inspiration in the Kitchen

Chef superstar Eric Ripert shows off his prized culinary library for this week's Treasured: Eric Ripert. Here, he shares three ways to be inspired in …

Indian Spices 101: The Benefits of Frying Spices

To me, there's nothing more intoxicating than the aromas of freshly ground spices—they're heady and complex, and evolve throughout the cooking process. Depending on how you handle them, though, their exact flavor and impact on the dish will be different. In this series on Working with Indian …

Thandai (Spiced Almond Drink)

Combine poppy and fennel seeds, peppercorns, and cardamom in a spice grinder; grind into a powder and transfer to a blender. Add almonds, sugar, and …

Easy Spiced Basmati Pilaf Recipe

<b>Read more: Beyond Curry: Easy Spiced Basmati Pilaf</b><p>Ingredients2 tablespoons vegetable or canola oil1 cup sliced red onion (about 1 medium)1 teaspoon sugar2 bay leaves3 cardamom pods2 inch stick of cinnamon, broken roughly3 whole cloves1 star anise pod2 teaspoons fennel seed1 1/2 cups Basmati …

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10 Places to Go While They Are Still Cheap: 2014 Edition

Do your travel ambitions eclipse your bank account? We've got just the fix: destinations around the world that offer plenty of cheap ways to stay, play, and eat. Whether you're on the prowl for a perfect beach or a city bursting with culture, these cities and countries deliver big but cost little. …

World's most amazing travel experiences | CNN Travel