Alecia Wall

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Teen OK after riding in wheel well of Hawaii jet

HONOLULU (AP) — Officials say a 16-year-old boy is "lucky to be alive" and unharmed after flying from California to Hawaii stowed away in a plane's …

How to Make Fried Rice Without a Recipe

<i>Here at Food52, we love recipes -- but do we always use them? Of course not. Because once you realize you don't always need a recipe, you'll make your favorite dishes a lot more often.</i><p><i>Today: Pat</i> <i>Tanumihardja,</i> <i>author of The Asian Grandmothers Cookbook, explains how to make a takeout favorite, with</i> …

Recipes

This 'Pizzacake' Is Either The Holy Grail Of Meals Or Total Food Blasphemy

A pizza company in search of the next game-changing innovation on the pizza pie frontier seems to have already found a winner:<p>PIZZACAKE.<p>The six-layer towering achievement of human civilization known as "Pizzacake" is among the concepts put before the pizza-loving public in the Canada-based Boston …

The Season of the Blood Moon

<b>"We'll never again for the rest of our lives see a total eclipse of the moon on the same night as the closest approach of a bright planet like Mars." -- Astronomer Bob Berman</b><p>This is a very special season! The week of Passover for the Jewish community coincides with Holy Week and Easter for the …

Oatmeal for breakfast will make you happier, and three other tips

These Buffalo Chicken Quesadillas Are Next-Level Good

Photo: Courtesy of America's Test Kitchen.<p><i>America's Test Kitchen — a real, 2,500-square-foot test kitchen just outside of Boston — is home to more</i> …

Cooking

Tips for Buying the Best Lamb

Despite its popularity elsewhere in the world, lamb consumption in the U.S. has dwindled to less than one pound per person per year -- about half of what it was in the 1990s when I started writing <i>The Barbecue! Bible</i> series. (In contrast, Icelanders eat an impressive 55 pounds per year.) Clearly, …

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Ice Cream Sandwiches

Makes 12 Servings<p>Prep Time: 1 min<p>Total Time: 6 min<p>This recipe calls for baking one giant cookie, a way to ensure even, consistent ice cream sandwiches.<p>August 2013Print<p>Ingredients<p>3/4 cup plus 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour<p>1/4 cup natural unsweetened cocoa powder<p>1/2 tsp. baking soda<p>1/2 tsp. kosher …

Africa's most luxurious safaris | CNN Travel

Here’s why it’s so hard to learn English

I’m told English is one of the hardest languages to learn, and this has always surprised me. As a native English speaker, I have no frame of …

Language

I Heart My National Park: Yellowstone

There are few people living who know Yellowstone better than <b>Jeremy Schmidt</b>. The Jackson Hole, Wyoming-based writer and photographer has spent 40 years as a ranger, “winterkeeper,” and guide in the park.<p>The author of more than a dozen books, Schmidt is a longtime contributor to <i>National Geographic</i> …

New York City's Library Hotel Promises You'll "Never Go to Bed Alone" - Vagabondish

A front desk framed by an expansive card catalog. A library of more than 6,000 books on offer to hotel guests. <i>And</i> it’s ranked #3 out of more than 450 …

Top 10 Places to Unplug

Earth Day is the celebration of the environmental protection movement and an annual reminder to appreciate and care for our planet. In reality, we often feel the need to make a conscious effort to distance ourselves from our daily lives and distractions to focus on the world around us. The beauty …

Where sea gypsies settle

Located 60km off the Thai coast, the tiny isolated Surin Islands are home to the Moken, a tribe of former nomads experiencing a shifting way of life.

Plzeň: capital of culture, birthplace of beer

The Czech city of Plzeň (or Pilsen) has always been famous for its beer. After all, when a particular brew is labelled a pils or pilsner, it’s simply a tip of the hat to the town where the modern version of this amber-coloured lager was first developed in the mid-19th century.<p>But Plzeň will be …

10 Las Vegas facts you didn't already know | CNN Travel

10 best things to climb

Over ice and iron girders, shinnying up temples and scaling rainforest trees – tackle the world’s most worthwhile ways to reach the top. In this excerpt from Lonely Planet's <i>1000 Ultimate Experiences</i> we've gathered together ten things to go up, from the somewhat gentle to the downright difficult. …

World Cup Corruption Probe Extends to 10-Year-Old Girl With £2 Million in Savings

The 10-year-old daughter of a Fifa executive who helped to select World Cup host nations had more than £2 million put into a savings account set up …

Lofoten Just Might Be The World's Most Beautiful Archipelago

It's an undisputed fact that we think Norway is the greatest place on Earth. But there's one part of Norway that's especially perfect -- <b>Lofoten</b>, one of the world's most beautiful archipelagos.<p>Once voted the third best-rated island in the world by National Geographic, Lofoten is a supremely …

10 extraordinarily useful Italian phrases

ITALIAN IS A BEAUTIFUL LANGUAGE. Because of the purity of its vowels, Italian is the first language in which opera singers learn to sing. It’s also …

Language

Everest Avalanche Highlights the Risks Sherpa Guides Take for Their Livelihood

The rescuers moved quickly, just minutes after the first block of ice tore loose from Mount Everest and started an avalanche that roared down the …

The world's best multi-day treks...without high altitudes

Love trekking but suffer from altitude sickness? Or do you just want to want to enjoy a good trek without worrying about acclimatising? Altitude sickness, which usually kicks in around 2500-3000 metres (8200-9850 feet) and higher, affects some (but not all) of us, no matter how healthy you are.<p>And …

29 ways to jumpstart your creativity (video)

I KEEP MYSELF creative through repetition — I force myself to write every day until it becomes a natural habit. It’s not always easy however; I …

Creativity

SkyArt by Lamadieu Thomas - in pictures

Looking through the fish-eye lens of his camera, French photographer and illustrator Lamadieu Thomas captures disorienting images of cities and fills the skies with playful illustrations. "I love searching the skies above cities and thinking about what I could draw, giving life to emptiness," he …

After the runaway success of Frozen last year, Hollywood film-makers have high hopes for their spring lineup of cartoons on a mission to educate<p>Cartoons with a conscience and a mission to educate have become the route to success in Hollywood this spring, after a winter devoted to greed and crime in …

Golden Leaf Branding by Daniel Lasso Casas

Golden Leaf Brand Identity.<p>It’s not the first time that you can see some work created by Colombian graphic designer Daniel Lasso Casas on WE AND THE …

Infographic Elements from Overflow Design Group

Infographic Elements – Vol. 3.<p>It takes a lot of time to create interesting infographics. Luckily, there are people who are familiar with it. The …

Watch A Life-Size Elephant Sculpture Take Shape Out Of A Single Sheet Of Paper

Last December, we heard about artist Sipho Mabona’s quest to fold a life-size origami elephant out of a single sheet of paper. And now he’s finally done it–and we’ve got the video to show how it was done.<p>“White Elephant,” as the project is called, started with a sheet of paper, albeit one that’s 50 …