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Panama Papers: The Real Scandal Is What's Legal

Mossack Fonseca kept its clients largely on the right side of the law. Indeed, that’s entirely the point.<p>In the past few days, hundreds (if not thousands) of media reports have linked the Panamanian wealth management firm Mossack Fonseca to a series of financial crimes. The massive “Panama Papers” …

Corruption

How a "Not Meat" Italian Red Sauce Found its Way into a Lapsed Vegetarian's Kitchen

Though I come from a family of very talented cooks, bakers, and even cookie artists (seriously, my cousin has a <i>gift</i>), I’ve never felt particularly tied to a single culinary history. Sure, there are recipes I’ve craved so badly I have to try my hand at them, such as my grandmother’s lemon meringue …

Living Legends: Colonel John Blashford-Snell

“Would you like to see Stanley’s compass?” It was a gray, drizzly morning in southwest England. The man standing next to me opened a small wooden …

South America

Vegan Peanut, Sweet Potato, and Kale Soup With Coconut Recipe

The version of West African groundnut soup I ate in my youth was a thick, peanut-packed broth made with chicken, spices, and tomatoes, but recipes for <i>maafe</i> (as it's called in Mali) vary hugely. I'm taking that as free license to stray as far from tradition as I'd like, so this recipe takes a quick …

Sweet Potatoes

Video: Extreme Mountaineering with Reinhold Messner

This video is a full-length documentary about Reinhold Messner, quite possibly the greatest mountaineer of all time. The 45+ minute film is a great …

The Most Popular Recipes Of 2015 (Voted By You!)

There's a whole lot of healthy goodness out there and we certainly have our favorites, but these are the top recipes on our site, as voted by YOU!<p>1. …

Food

Christmas Brunch Recipes You Can Make Ahead Of Time

Christmas is almost upon us and that means there is a lot that has to be done. No matter how joyful the holidays are, there is always a certain amount of stress that goes into hosting Christmas. The presents have to be bought, wrapped and quietly placed under the tree. The cards have to be written …

Breakfast

Putin and Hollande go after Erdogan’s racket

Turkish President Recep Tayyip “no excuse” Erdogan thought NATO and Russia by this time would be at each other’s – Cold War 2.0 – nuclear throats, …

Sweet Potato Recipes That'll Last You Through The Cold Months

Sweet potatoes are a very special kind of spud. They offer all the comfort and starchy goodness of a regular potato, but they're loaded with sweetness, too. Often times these root veggies show off their sweet flavor with a bright orange color -- though, not always -- which only adds to this …

Cooking

8 Podcasts That Will Captivate Your Mind

A month ago, if you asked me what my favorite podcast was I would have paused awkwardly and asked, “What’s a podcast?” A lot has changed since …

Self-improvement

Learn how to make a GIF from a YouTube video with these easy tools

Whether you pronounce it GIF or GIF, the animated image standard is a hugely popular way of sharing content and reactions online. Making them is a …

Infographics

How to Master Photography Composition Using the Golden Ratio

The twelfth century was a golden age for photography. Let’s step back from that statement a little, because obviously photography didn't exist way …

Mathematics

This Is How You Make Avocado Taste Like Chocolate

There are few things better in life than a perfectly ripe avocado. You can make toast with it. You can turn it into guacamole. You can even bake an egg into it -- if you're into that kind of thing. But did you know that you can also make dessert with avocados? And not just any dessert, but the most …

Intricately Folded Pages Transform Hardcover Books into Standing Sculptures

Japanese artist Yuto Yamaguchi transforms hardcover books into sculptures by simply folding their pages. Without using scissors, he crafts the bold designs by intricately creasing each page so that together, they appear as one cohesive form. Yamaguchi's excellent craftsmanship produces smooth …

Sculpture

Microwave mug apple crumble recipe

Spiced apple crumble with a nut and oat topping, ready in under six minutes<p>SERVES<p>1<p><b>INGREDIENTS</b><p>• ½ apple peeled and diced<p>• 1 tsp lemon juice<p>• 1 tsp vanilla sugar or maple syrup<p>• 1 pinch ground cinnamon<p>• 1 tbsp water<p><b>For the crumble:</b><p>• 1 slice of slightly salted butter ½ cm thick (15g)<p>• 1 tbsp fine oat …

Warp

One Bite And You'll See Why This Cheesecake Is So Well Loved In Italy And Beyond!

Lemon Ricotta Cheesecake<p>Save<p>A few bites of cheesecake normally leaves you feeling overstuffed– it’s one of the heaviest desserts out there. …

Breakfast Anytime: 5 Morning-Inspired Recipes

Recipes

Skinny Cheesy Stuffed Peppers

Meatless Monday here we come! Even before getting our degrees in nutrition we knew there was something so great about how plant-based foods made us …

Food

One Container of Greek Yogurt, 5 Ways to Use It

<i>Put time into dinner now, and you can make it last forever—or at least the whole week. Welcome to Halfway to Dinner, where we show you how to stretch your staples—or your seasonal produce—every which way.</i><p><i>Today: Becky Rosenthal of Vintage Mixer shows us how to use Greek yogurt for more than just our</i> …

Food

Fresh Pasta Primavera | Williams-Sonoma Taste

<i>Primavera</i> means “spring” in Italian, and it’s an apt name for this dish that is bursting with asparagus, sugar snap peas and English peas, all of which reach their peak in the spring. The delicate angel hair pasta for this dish can be made from scratch in less than 15 minutes using a Philips pasta …

Asparagus

14 Quick Bread Recipes, From Scones and Muffins to Soda Bread

Getting into breadmaking is a serious endeavor—recipes are often multi-hour processes and require a bunch of measuring, kneading, and waiting for dough to rise. I love eating bread, but baking it is just a little beyond my patience. Quick breads, on the other hand, are much more approachable. Made …

Breakfast

Homemade Oatmeal Cream Pies

<i>Soft and chewy oatmeal cookies are sandwiched together with delicious vanilla buttercream to create the perfect dessert. Forget Little Debbie, fresh,</i> …

Dessert

31 Quotes From Children's Books That Will Inspire You At Any Age

"Sometimes I've believed as many as six impossible things before breakfast."<p>2. "You must never feel badly about making mistakes ... as long as you take the trouble to learn from them. For you often learn more by being wrong for the right reasons than you do by being right for the wrong</i> …

Healthy Dark Chocolate Avocado Truffles

It’s no secret that dark chocolate and avocado are 2 very nutritious superfoods. Dark chocolate is full of antioxidants and may help lower blood …

The 25 Best Abs Exercises

Refresh your workout with these ab exercises<p>Nothing says fit like a washboard stomach. But scoring high-definition abs isn't as easy as cranking out crunch after crunch. To sculpt a stronger, more chiseled core, you need the best ab workout to work the two dozen muscles between your hips and your …

13 Clean-Eating Breakfasts

You should aim to eat breakfast no later than 30 minutes after rising and pack your breakfast full of protein and good fats. This ensures stable …

Balance: A yoga sequence

Here's a little sequence you can do right in the comfort of your own home. This is great for improving balance, the twists are a nice little massage …