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Hubble at 25: the best images from the space telescope - in pictures

As the Hubble space telescope gets ready to celebrate 25 years since its launch, we look back at some of the iconic images it has produced

Hubble Space Telescope

68 Hours in Haiti, Part 2: Downtown Port au Prince

I woke up to the sound of birds and faint traffic. It was a beautiful morning in Port au Prince, which, to be honest, I never would have imagined I would ever experience. The shower had better water pressure than I have had at most U.S. hotels, a rather nice surprise. I got dressed, checked to make …

Zao Fox Village, a Sanctuary in Japan Where Foxes Roam Freely

Located near the city Shiroishi in the mountains of Miyagi, Japan, the Zao Fox Village (Zao Kitsune Mura) is a paradise for fox lovers. Open since 1990, the village is a sanctuary for over a hundred animals, including six different breeds of foxes who roam freely.<p>After paying a small admission fee, …

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{VIDEO} Eggnog Cupcakes

Fluffy, moist, tender eggnog cupcakes, with that hint of warm spice, topped with a rich and creamy eggnog frosting spiked with rum flavoring, all …

Meet Smørrebrød, the Best Sandwich You're Not Eating

More<p>All About Cheese<p>Everything you need to know about eating and cooking with curds<p>Lined up in café windows, served in specialty restaurants, and packed into their very own custom lunch boxes, sandwiches are everywhere in Denmark. They're piled high with pickled herring, spoonfuls of sharp …

Spicy grilled squid (Grilled calamari, ojingeo-tonggui: 오징어통구이)

The Indian Fruit That You've Probably Never Heard Of!

I discovered this fruit while roaming around along with my friend Vikram Khatri on Camac Street in Kolkata. I saw him staring at a fruit vendor's …

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Fried Brussels Sprouts With Shallots, Honey, and Balsamic Vinegar Recipe

<b>Read more: The Food Lab's Thanksgiving: Fry Your Brussels Sprouts!</b><p>Ingredients3 tablespoons honey1 tablespoon balsamic vinegar1/4 cup minced fresh parsley leaves3 quarts vegetable, canola, or peanut oil3 pounds brussels sprouts, stems trimmed, outer leaves removed, split in half3 medium shallots, …

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Pork Meatball Banh Mi

makes 4 sandwiches<p>January 2010Print<p>Ingredients<p>Hot Chili Mayo<p>2/3 cup mayonnaise<p>2 green onions, finely chopped<p>1 tablespoon hot chili sauce (such as sriracha)*<p>Meatballs<p>1 pound ground pork<p>1/4 cup finely chopped fresh basil<p>4 garlic cloves, minced<p>3 green onions, finely chopped<p>1 tablespoon fish sauce …

Movie Review: Julianne Moore faces an Alzheimer’s diagnosis in the nuanced Still Alice

Though shot in the stolidly inconspicuous style of a low-rated cable drama, <i>Still Alice</i> is rarely anything short of compelling, in part because its …

Hey Chef, What Can I Do With Cranberries?

Welcome back to <i>Hey Chef</i>, a series where we ask pros around the country for tips on how to use ingredients we love. Today: cranberries above and beyond the Thanksgiving table.<p>For most of us, cranberries only hit the dinner table once a year, and for that day, our Thanksgiving Survival Guide has all …

This Mesmerizing Map Of The Internet Lets You Explore The Web's Tiny Connections

Web traffic companies like Alexa do a good job of showing the relative ranking of websites, but what about the connections between websites? What do those look like?<p>The Internet Map is an online project that seeks to visualize metrics like web traffic and linking between sites, and the result is a …

Web Traffic

First Ebola, now Marburg. Here’s why deadly viruses are on the rise in Africa

As the Ebola virus ravages western and central Africa, one of its virulent cousins has turned up in the opposite corner of the continent. Ugandan authorities report that a healthcare worker in Kampala, the country’s capital, died on Sep. 28 of Marburg virus, a hemorrhagic fever with similar …

A Starry Time-Lapse of the Milky Way, as Seen From the International Space Station

We’ve come across and shared a number of time-lapses that show off the beauty of the Milky Way in spectacular fashion, but the video above is …

The Beauty of Chemical Reactions Captured in Macro with a Panasonic GH4

<i>Beautiful Chemistry</i> is a collaborative project that strives to bring the beauty of chemistry to the masses by using macro photography to capture …

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Fatah, Hamas agreement to give unity government control over Gaza

CAIRO (Reuters) - A unity government is to take control of the Gaza Strip, after a breakthrough in talks between Palestinian factions on Thursday which could strengthen their hand in talks with Israel next month.<p>The Gaza ceasefire struck in August between Israel and the Palestinians called for the …