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The Subversive World of Chinese Bathroom Graffiti

Scrawled dispatches on toilet stall walls show a taste for commerce, humor, and sometimes dissent.<p>Having discovered a politically-tinged echo of the above in Qujing’s wall of grievances, I began my research, wondering if I would find enough similar examples to establish a pattern, or even a …

DNA analysis tells story of how the Americas were populated

About 15,000 to 18,000 years ago, the first migrant wave spilled from Asia down the Pacific coast and then pushed inland, eventually peopling the …

Red Wine-Braised Short Ribs

These short ribs are even better when they're allowed to sit overnight.<p>Ingredients<p>5 pounds bone-in beef short ribs, cut crosswise into 2-inch pieces<p>Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper<p>3 tablespoons vegetable oil<p>3 medium onions, chopped<p>3 medium carrots, peeled, chopped<p>2 celery stalks, …

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Sriracha Fridge Pickles

Make a brine, add Sriracha, throw in chard stems and let the refrigerator pickles hang out for a few days. Really good stuff.<p>Ingredients<p>Swiss chard stems, chopped<p>1 cup distilled white vinegar<p>2 cups sugar<p>1/2 onion, thinly sliced<p>3 tablespoons Sriracha<p>1/2 teaspoon celery seeds<p>Recipe Preparation<p>Make a …

Sriracha Sauce

The Devil’s Drug: The True Story of Meth in New Mexico

In anticipation of the new season of Breaking Bad, Nick Romeo travels to New Mexico to separate fact from fiction about the meth trade in New Mexico. …