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Anthony Bourdain, Renegade Chef Who Reported From the World’s Tables, Is Dead at 61

Anthony Bourdain, whose darkly funny memoir about life in New York City restaurant kitchens made him a celebrity chef and touched off his second career as a journalist, food expert and social activist, was found dead on Friday in his hotel room in France. He was 61.<p>His death was being treated as a …

Anthony Bourdain

NFL owners say players must stand for the National Anthem

<b>Atlanta (CNN) —</b> NFL players must stand during the National Anthem this season, team owners decided Wednesday, a reaction to fierce backlash against some who took a knee in symbolic opposition to the systemic oppression of people of color, including by police.<p>NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell said …

Football (U.S.)

CNN's Anthony Bourdain dead at 61

<b>New York (CNN) —</b> In death, as in life, Anthony Bourdain brought us closer together.<p>On his award-winning series, "Parts Unknown," Bourdain brought the world home to CNN viewers. Through the simple act of sharing meals, he showcased both the extraordinary diversity of cultures and cuisines, yet how …

Erin Burnett

The best place to put your fan to cool off, according to science

A question on Hacker News came to Quartz’ attention last week. A user asked, assuming that the inside of a room is about 30°C (86°F) and the outside is less than 20°C (68°F), “Do I place the fan so that it blows air inwards or outwards?” The lively discussion that followed inspired us to try to …

Living Rooms

Stab-in-the-back myth

"November Criminals" redirects here. For the American crime film, see November Criminals (film).<p>The <b>stab-in-the-back myth</b> (German: <i>Dolchstoßlegende</i>, …

Has North Korean leader Kim Jong-un executed one of his top aides?

One of North Korean leader Kim Jong-un’s top aides has disappeared from public life, prompting speculation that he may have been executed.<p>General Hwang Pyong-so was once at the heart of Kim’s inner circle within the Workers’ Party Central Committee. As a Vice-Marshal he also held the most senior …

North Korea

North Korea's Kim Jong Un Wants to Blow Up the World Because His Father Wasn't Nice to Him

Kim Jong Un might never have had the chance to enrage President Donald Trump, threaten the world with nuclear war or lead the charge in dozens of …

The mysterious lives of the 3 kids who are believed to be Kim Jong Un's

Like much of North Korea, the personal and family life of its dictator Kim Jong Un is shrouded in secrecy.<p>Though the North Korean leader made a historic appearance at this week's summit in Singapore with US President Donald Trump, he remains an object of wild speculation and curiosity throughout …

North Korea

Walmart Is Just One of Three Great Long-Term Investments in Retail

Shares of Walmart (WMT) are up about 1% Tuesday, after the stock received an upgrade to buy from neutral at Citi. Analysts also bumped up their price …

The final GOP tax bill is complete. Here’s what is in it.

Republicans were joyful Friday as they finalized their tax plan, bridging differences between the House and Senate bills and moving another step closer to getting legislation to President Trump by Christmas.<p>They also appear to have locked down the votes they need to pass the measure through the …

Health Care

The Libyan Slave Trade Has Shocked the World. Here’s What You Should Know

A video of men appearing to be sold at auction in Libya for $400 has shocked the world and focused international attention on the exploitation of …

Young Men Should Be Required to Get the HPV Vaccine. It Would Have Saved Me From Cancer.

The cancer that’s killing me could have been prevented with just a shot.<p>In December 2015, at the age of 47, I was diagnosed with Stage IV oral …

Public Health

Scholars Have Found a Rare Copy of Heretical Writings on Jesus And His 'Brother'

This didn't make it into the Bible.<p>Near what is today the Egyptian town of Nag Hammadi, some 1,400 years or so ago, somebody buried a whole bunch of …

Theology

For the First Time in Decades, a Drug for Migraines Shows Promise

A new drug, called Erenumab, has shown promise in preventing migraine attacks, the intense headaches that chronically plague millions of adults each …

These are Google Play's best apps, games, books and movies of 2017

<i>Update, 12/01/2017:</i> Over the weekend, Google made some adjustments to its “best of 2017” list that we recently reported on, including removing the Photo Editor – Beauty Camera & Photo Filters from the “most popular new apps” category. Like Google, we have now replaced this with FaceApp — more …

Apps

Prehistoric egg hoard helps reveal the early life of flying reptiles

A hoard of fossilized pterosaur eggs discovered in China is helping scientists gain a rare insight into the extinct flying reptiles.<p>Newly released research into over 200 eggs and 16 embryos from the pterosaur Hamipterus, including the first computed tomography (CT) scans, eclipses what was …

Cheesy Hasselback Yams

Step 1<p>Heat oven to 425°F. Cut the sweet potatoes crosswise into ¼-inch slices, leaving about ⅛ intact at the bottom. Place the sweet potatoes in a …

Facebook banned Holbein's hand – but it isn't even art's sauciest

Facebook’s habit of censoring great art has gone from the silly to the utterly surreal after it claimed that a drawing of a hand by Holbein breached its community standards.<p>The social media giant has previously been criticised for banning Gustave Courbet’s painting The Origin of the World (1866), a …

Social Media

Artist’s 'sexual' robin redbreast Christmas cards banned by Facebook

Facebook has blocked the sale of a pack of Christmas cards featuring a robin redbreast because of its “sexual” and “adult” nature.<p>The artist, Jackie Charley, said she “could not stop laughing” when she discovered the reason the social media company would not approve the product last month.<p>The bird, …

Internet

South Korea's Sex Ed Guidelines Suggest Victims Are To Blame For Date Rape

As the #MeToo movement spread across the Internet, with women coming forward sharing tales of sexual assault and harassment, South Korean women were quick to identify.<p>Overall, violent crime numbers are considered low in South Korea, but in recent years, government statistics have shown a steady …

Netgear's smart floodlight watches your yard day and night

Meet the Netgear Arlo Outdoor Smart Home Security Light, a smart floodlight that watches over your yard.<p>Netgear today added a new device to its Arlo line of products -- the Netgear Arlo Outdoor Smart Home Security Light.<p>Available in the US only starting in early 2018, Netgear is holding off on …

NASA’s Operation IceBridge in Antarctica: Pictures

Royal Dress Codes Don’t Allow Meghan Markle to Wear This Again

While Meghan Markle has managed to defy many of the expectations that come with dating Prince Harry (namely, as a non-Brit who holds her own …

Where the Small-Town American Dream Lives On

As America’s rural communities stagnate, what can we learn from one that hasn’t?<p>Orange City, the county seat of Sioux County, Iowa, is a square mile and a half of town, more or less, population six thousand, surrounded by fields in every direction. Sioux County is in the northwest corner of the …

This is the photo that says everything about Donald Trump's first year as President

<b>(CNN) —</b> Exactly 365 days ago, Donald Trump shocked the world by beating Hillary Clinton and winning the White House.<p>He's spent the last 364 days reminding people of that fact. So, what better way to commemorate the one-year anniversary of his win than with a self-congratulatory tweet from halfway …

Donald Trump

Zimbabwe's sacked Vice-President Mnangagwa flees

<b>Zimbabwe's former Vice-President Emmerson Mnangagwa, who was sacked on Monday, has fled the country amid death threats, his allies say.</b><p>President Robert Mugabe, 93, accuses his former deputy of plotting to take power from him.<p>"He went to apostolic church prophets to find out when Mugabe would die. …

RNC chair says Gillespie embraced Trump, contradicting president

Republican National Committee chair Ronna Romney McDaniel said Wednesday she thought Virginia gubernatorial candidate Ed Gillespie sufficiently embraced President Donald Trump while campaigning, despite the president's words to the contrary.<p>After Trump swiped at Gillespie on Twitter Tuesday …

President Trump repudiates Iran deal, tells North Korea not to trust Uncle Sam, ever

President Donald Trump continues to treat his administration as an international diplomacy wrecking crew. His latest target is the Iran nuclear deal. …

Actress Paz de la Huerta Says Harvey Weinstein Raped Her Twice

In a new report by <i>Vanity Fair</i>, actress Paz de la Huerta is accusing Harvey Weinstein of raping her twice in 2010. The first instance, she says, took …

Ask Polly: ‘I Hate Men.’

<b>Dear Polly,</b><p>I hate men. It’s an opinion that feels more timely now in the era of Trump and Weinstein and Cosby and Ailes and [insert millions of other …