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Superfast Mexican Recipes

Zesty south-of-the-border flavor is easy to achieve with these 20-minute recipes.

Cooking

Chinese tourist accidentally ends up in German refugee center

A Chinese tourist found himself living in a home for refugees in Germany for almost two weeks after he tried to report his stolen wallet and inadvertently filled in asylum application forms, a Red Cross official said.<p>The 31-year-old man from Beijing, known only as Mr. L, was robbed in Heidelberg in …

North Africa

The Party of Nelson Mandela Faces an Uncertain Future After a Massive Electoral Defeat

As with many democracies, South Africa’s municipal and district elections are widely seen as a referendum on the performance of the central …

South Africa

Debt fight leaves crew stuck for months on ship off Georgia

SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — The crew of the Newlead Castellano already had reason to complain, having not been paid for roughly two months when the cargo ship sailed into Savannah to offload a shipment of imported sugar.<p>Then U.S. marshals seized the 590-foot ship, forcing it to drop anchor off the Georgia …

Catholicism

Mexico Miss World pageant director shot dead in targeted attack

Drug cartel link possible in death of director of pageant in Mexico, who was killed just after crowning Miss Sinaloa winner in violence-plagued region<p>The director of the Miss World beauty pageant in Mexico has been shot dead in a targeted attack just hours after crowning the provincial winner for …

Mexico

Spectacularity—While it lasts

Human Journey<p>The high Arctic is—well, it’s cold. It’s the Arctic after all. And we are very far north. Far north of Iceland, way up at 78º N and way north of Norway, in the waters around an astonishing group of rock-and-ice islands known as Svalbard.<p>Greenpeace has invited me to join them for a …

30 Pasta Salad Recipes for Any Outdoor Dinner

You'll want to whip these up every chance you get.<p>A summer picnic, potluck, or barbecue — these easy pasta salads will be your go-to's. And watch it be the first bowl to go empty. They're packed with a colorful mix of veggies, homemade dressings, and cold pastas.

These Are The Icy Graveyards Of The Soviet's Submarines & Planes

It may look like a desolate wasteland for old ships from <i>Star Wars</i>, but make no mistake, these were all war machines of the Kremlin’s past.<p>Danila …

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Travel

These Space Tourism Posters From NASA Will Make You Want To Visit Space

Ever wish you could travel through space? NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory is here to make your dreams come true with three outer space tours, accompanied by some gorgeous, vintage style posters. NASA JPL commissioned the posters from Don and Ryan Clark’s design firm Invisible Creatures. The …

Why you remember every ship and droid in Star Wars

The secret lies in their simple, iconic design<p><i>Star Wars: The Force Awakens</i> has only been a part of Star Wars for a very short time, but BB-8 has already become a fan favorite. Kylo Ren's lightsaber is instantly recognizable. Even the movie's action scenes are easy to understand, despite the many …

Ancient DNA reveals how Europeans developed light skin and lactose tolerance

Food intolerance is often dismissed as a modern invention and a “first-world problem”. However, a study analysing the genomes of 101 Bronze-Age …

This Box Shows Tomorrow’s Weather On Your Table With REAL Rain And Clouds

Ken Kawamoto, a software engineer by day and gadget inventor by night, likes to “break the barrier between the digital world and the real world ,” …

Weather

Lost 'Star Wars' Theatrical Companion Short to Get Feature Treatment With Rutger Hauer

'Black Angel' was originally commissioned by George Lucas to accompany 'The Empire Strikes Back' and directed by one of the designers of the …

Star Wars

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If you don’t have video in your content mix, you’re missing out. It’s simpler to make than ever, ...<p>November 1, 2017<p>Want to know how to make …

Infographics

The 8 Best Hotels In Central and South America

<i>by Caitlin Morton and the Editors of Condé Nast Traveler</i><p>Featuring private plunge pools, mountain views, and culture to spare, these are the 30 best hotels in Central and South America, as chosen by <i>Condé Nast Traveler</i> readers.<p><b>8. Palacio del Inka (Luxury Collection) -- Cusco, Peru</b><p><i>Readers' Rating:</i> …

South America

Top 10: the best Amalfi Coast hotels

The fabulous coastline between Positano and Ravello, with its switchback road that hugs the cliff and curls around the deep bays that protect the towns and villages along the way remains as glamourous, compelling and historic as any summertime destination in Europe, with breathtaking views, …

Seeing in Depth of Field: A Simple Understanding of Aperture

Photography can be simply defined as: painting with light. When you are painting with light, you are creating a story in a split second. That’s what …

This Bulgarian Music Video Is A 'Star Wars' Dance-Off

Mind control. Nasty lightsaber skills. World-destroying heavy artillery. These are the powers of the Dark Side that "Star Wars" fans are accustomed to. But now, there's a new force to contend with: ridiculous dance moves.<p>Deep Zone Project is a Bulgarian music group that's represented the country in …

Dance Off

Anyone for a sushi Kit Kat? The world's weirdest chocolate bars

Learning to love 'lucha' in an L.A. 'Aztec Temple'

Fidel Bravo was minding his own business, eyes locked on the fight happening 5 feet away, when a massive shadow spilled over him.<p>Bravo, a lanky 22-year-old who doesn't look much for fisticuffs, had something the man casting the shadow wanted. All muscle, tattoos and sneer, the man placed his hands …

Meet George, The Human-Cat Who Prefers Standing On 2 Legs

People like to say “awww, he thinks he’s people” when they see an animal standing on two legs, but sometimes, they may not know how close they are to …

What Armenian genocide? “The Water Diviner,” Russell Crowe’s disgraceful Turkish fantasy

The star’s directing debut might just be a sentimental throwaway — if it didn’t whitewash a major historical crime<p>So “The Water Diviner” is a saga of war and fatherhood and beautiful scenery and implausibly hot young Turkish widows. It’s a standard-issue Hollywood blend of Orientalism and …

World History

Dazzling supertide envelops France's Mont Saint-Michel

MONT SAINT-MICHEL, France (AP) — A supertide turned France's famed Mont Saint-Michel into an island on Saturday and then retreated out of sight, delighting thousands of visitors who came to see the rare phenomenon.<p>The so-called "tide of the century" actually happens every 18 years. Although the …

France

Was 1610 the beginning of a new human epoch?

A new study finds the year to be a key point for the Anthropocene – marking the irreversible transfer of crops and species between the old and new worlds<p>King James was on the throne, Shakespeare’s Cymbeline was playing in the theatre and Galileo discovered four moons of Jupiter. In future, though, …

Earth Science

How To Take Pride In A Shark Autopsy, And Other Lessons From Mike Rowe

The former "Dirty Jobs" host has had his share of gross experiences in the workforce<p>As the longtime host of the show <i>Dirty Jobs</i>, Mike Rowe tried out hundreds of distasteful tasks. Now he’s got a new job himself: Each week on CNN’s <i>Somebody’s Gotta Do It</i>, he seeks out people passionate about weird …

Top 10

Hong Kong woman found guilty of abusing Indonesian maid

Erwiana Sulistyaningsih says she can forgive her former employer after a Hong Kong court finds her guilty of vicious attacks<p>A Hong Kong housewife has been convicted of a horrific campaign of violence against her domestic maid in a case that sparked global outrage and cast light on the struggles of …