Alan Hosch

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50 Classic Movies Everyone Should Watch in Their Lifetime

Worth a watch—or two or three<p>Here it is: A by-no-means-exhaustive list of 50 movies everyone should watch at least once. Before you dive in, I should …

Crispy Peppered Pork Ribs and Sauerkraut Recipe on Food52

• 1 1/2 pounds baby back pork ribs<br>• Freshly ground black pepper<br>• 32 ounces sauerkraut<br>• 12 ounces lager-style beer (I use Stella or Tecate)<p>Salt and heavily pepper the ribs on both sides.<br>• Brown the ribs in the oven on broil for 10 minutes on each side so that the surface becomes crispy and caramelized.<br>• Add the …

Your Fried Food Has Been Missing One Ingredient

My cornstarch knowledge was until recently pretty basic. I’ve used it to thicken gravies and sauces, bind fruit in pies, and so forth. And I’ve used …

This Abandoned Town Has Been Filling With Sand For 50 Years

So eerie, yet beautiful.<p>Kolmanskop was once full of life. The former diamond mining town, located in the Namib desert in the south of Namibia, was …

The Brain

America's Coolest Houses

Philip Johnson’s house in the country, a floaty, 1,728-square-foot box of clear glass, completed in 1949, is everything the rest of his buildings are …

Architecture

Justice Thomas asks questions in court, 1st time in 10 years

WASHINGTON (AP) — Justice Clarence Thomas broke 10 years of courtroom silence Monday and posed questions during a Supreme Court oral argument, …

Cozy and comforting: 6 slow-cooker beef recipes to try this winter

Winter's not ready to go yet. As a polar vortex descends on parts of the country, it's a great time to bust out the slow cooker. From succulent tacos to spicy short ribs, these beef recipes are guaranteed to make you feel cozy and full without spending too much time in the kitchen.<p><b>Beef and …

Cooking

Say "I Love You" With a Giant Steak

This year, bring the steakhouse experience home for Valentine's Day.<p>Impress your date with a romantic dinner featuring a large, juicy, show-stopping …

The Secret to the World's Best Chili

Yeah, it's cold. Even here in Miami. So what better way to warm up than with a steaming bowl of chili? How about with a <i>smoking</i> bowl of chili?<p>Fierce controversies surround what constitutes the perfect bowl o' red. Texans prefer all-beef chili--ideally, with meat cubed rather than ground--and points …

These 2-Ingredient Crepes Will Make You Look Like A Cooking Genius

You'll never guess the secret ingredient.<p>Two-ingredient recipes are here to save breakfast again. First, it was the two-ingredient banana pancakes. And now, it's this beautiful and fancy two-ingredient crepe recipe. Crepes might not be your typical breakfast fare, but now they can be.<p>If you've …

Climate change root cause of Syrian war: Britain's Prince Charles

LONDON (Reuters) - Britain’s Prince Charles has pointed to the world’s failure to tackle climate change as a root cause of the civil war in Syria, terrorism and the consequent refugee crisis engulfing Europe.<p>Britain's Prince Charles tours the Halifax Public Gardens in Halifax, Nova Scotia, in this …

Prince Charles

The incredible city tourists are missing

DESPITE what you might have heard, believe, or think — the most beautiful canal city in Europe is not Venice. And it’s not St. Petersburg, Bruges or …

European Travel

7 cities that don't have any cars

Modern Notion<p>On September 27, 2015, Paris enforced its first ever car-free day.<p>In attempt to give Parisians a chance to experience a Paris sans the pollution and dangers of cars, vehicles were banned from certain parts of the city, including major destinations like around the Eiffel Tower, Champs …

BBC Graham’s afloat on Lancashire’s canals for Pudsey

A BBC radio presenter is taking on Lancashire’s waterways in a canoe for a unique ‘Paddle for Pudsey’ challenge.<p>BBC Radio Lancashire’s breakfast host …

Boat Licence Fees frozen for 2016

Tue, 09:43<p>Rain and thunder may have punctuated the evenings of the Crick Boat Shows, but the days combined fair weather and bright prospects for …

Sustainability

Top 10 Unforgettable and Romantic Canal Trips

Some cities count on the canals. It is a means of transportation and for some even provides a living space, like the houseboats in Amsterdam. …

Discover Amsterdam's Most Charming Small Canals

01 of 09<p><b>Why It Makes the List:</b> The seven (or eight, depending on which ones you count) humpbacked, lighted bridges that cross this quiet canal are …

European Travel

An Opulent Venetian Party Will Take Over Paris's Underground Canals

The Renaissance-style masquerade ball, to be held this winter, already has the city buzzing.<p>During the Renaissance period, Italy's wealthiest were known to let loose at elaborate dances that required costumes complete with masks. These events, which would become ubiquitously known as masquerade …

Italy

Poster poems: canals

Scenes of forgotten industry, secret urban networks or picturesque leisure resorts, these quiet waterways suit verse. Get on board with yours<p>Coming, as I do, from a long line of people who worked on and around canals, inland waterways have always held a fascination for me. My interest has been …

8 habits I lost in China

1. Caring about restaurant and bathroom cleanliness.<p>As a child my dad once said to me “if you go to a restaurant and the bathroom isn’t clean, don’t …

Body Language

This Illegal 'Stairway To Heaven' Could Soon Be Open To The Public

For a price.<p>On the Hawaiian island of Oahu, you can climb 3,922 steel stairs to get to heaven -- or pretty close to it, at least.<p>Though the popular Haiku Stairs hike, also called the "Stairway to Heaven," has been closed to the public for more than 30 years, it remains a quintessential Hawaii …

Inside The Burj Al Arab

'Hunger Games,' 'Aliens' and the best new theme parks | CNN Travel

Amusement Parks

A romantic window into a half-drowned world

Bangladesh has some of the most dangerous waterways on Earth, but locals still swear by the historic paddlewheel steamers built nearly a century ago.<p>It was just after sunset when the first hazard came dimly into view. Peering through wire-rim glasses into the inky-black waters of Bangladesh’s …

Sailing

A 400-year-old-port – with no boats

Although Macau is now cruising on a new current of casinos and property development, a few enterprising residents are keeping the city’s maritime traditions afloat.<p>A 400-year-old port, Macau has long been closely linked with the sea. As recently as the 1950s, Macau children would have grown up …

Hong Kong

The New Kununurra Courthouse / TAG Architects + iredale pedersen hook architects

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> The design of the new Kununurra Courthouse, on the site of the former courthouse, interprets local …

A Japanese architect figured out a simple way to make a tiny home feel huge

As more and more people migrate into cities, tiny living spaces will only become more popular.<p>And if you want to find well-designed tiny homes, look no further than Japan, which has mastered the art.<p>As author Andrew Michler explains in his new book "The Hyperlocalization of Architecture," privacy …

The Best Thanksgiving Side Dish Recipes

Easy vegetable side dish recipes so good, they might just steal your dinner show.<p><b>Oven-Roasted Beets and Potatoes. Get the recipe.</b><p><b>20-Minute Mashed Potatoes. Get the recipe.</b><p><b>Spicy Roasted Brussels Sprouts. Get the recipe.</b><p><b>Whole Roasted Carrots. Get the recipe.</b><p><b>Coconut Creamed Spinach. Get the</b> …

Photographer Chris Burkard's Favorite Places to Photograph

Chris Burkard has traveled the world, shooting in some of the planet's most beautiful locations. In his own words, Burkard tells us about his favorite places to visit—and photograph.