Amber Scala

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600 days in jail for taking pictures: A letter from an Egyptian prison

<i>Photo: KHALED DESOUKI/AFP/Getty Images.</i><p><i>Hassiba Hadj Sahraoui, Middle East and North Africa Deputy Director at Amnesty International @HassibaHS.</i><p>For …

The MLK murder mystery: How slain leader’s death became a true crime whodunit

<b>Martin Luther King Jr. addresses a crowd from the steps of the Lincoln Memorial where he delivered his famous speech during the Aug. 28, 1963, March on Washington, D.C. (Wikimedia Commons)</b><p>When Coretta Scott King alleged the feds’ involvement in her husband’s death, the scary truth was she was …

10 essential supplies every DIY beginner needs

You've pinned and searched and now you're left wondering, "What's next?" It's time to put the "do" back in do it yourself.<p>All you need are the right …

The 9 Foods Most Likely to Make You Sick

Follow these kitchen tips to beat off nasty bacteria and keep making the meals you love

Eye for an eye: Iran blinds acid attacker

In a literal application of the sharia law of an eye for an eye, an Iranian man convicted of blinding another man in an acid attack has been blinded in one eye, marking the first time Iran has carried out such a punishment.<p>The convicted acid attacker, who has not been identified, was rendered …

How to Treat Your Nonstick Skillet Right

<i>By Anna Stockwell, Epicurious</i><p>A nonstick skillet can last a lifetime if you treat it right.<p>Got a new nonstick skillet? Great! Now you need to know how to care for it. Here's how to keep it performing at the top of its game, no matter what type of nonstick you own.<p>1. <b>Don't</b> let your nonstick skillet …

Brewing Guide Learn To Brew the Best Coffee | Stumptown

The Brew Guide<p>These guides serve as a good place to start. The grinder you use, coffee you choose, and yes, even the water from your sink, can alter …

Coffee

Reuse + Recycle: 10 Delightful DIY Planter Ideas

Clothespin Bag Wall Planting, DIY from Justina Blakeney<p>I just finished helping my mom plant the last of her outside plants, and now I'm craving some …

Recycling

Sambal Chicken Skewers

4 Servings<p>Kebabs get a bad rap. (Decades of alternating zucchini coins and cherry tomatoes can do that.) But this Asian take, with a spicy, sticky glaze, makes for a very convincing comeback.<p>July 2013Print<p>Ingredients<p>1/2 cup (packed) light brown sugar<p>1/2 cup unseasoned rice vinegar<p>1/3 cup hot chili …

Interactive Game of Thrones Map

x<p>Return to Menu<p>with Spoiler Control<p>This is a map of the world depicted in the novel series A Song of Ice & Fire and the TV adaptation, A Game of …

Sprout A Pencil That Grows

Sprout is a pencil containing a seed capsule which, when activated by water, and then seed gives rise to an aromatic plant. Different varieties of …