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What Street Food Looks Like in 30 Countries Around the World

And why it's so important for the liveliness of our cities<p>“It really is a type of haute cuisine,” says Krishnendu Ray, associate professor and …

Food

Lava lights up the ocean in Hawaii in a series of amazing photographs

As tourists travel to see the incredible Kamokuna lava flow in Hawaii, one photographer has captured amazing photographs as the red-hot lava hits the surf.<p>The lava spout in Hawai’i Volcanoes National Park has drawn many visitors hoping to see the sight, and a new viewing area has been created after …

Hawaii

President Duterte to Host ASEAN Summit Amid Drug War

(MANILA) — When Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte hosts a summit of Southeast Asian leaders this weekend, the spotlight will be on him. Just less …

Philippines

Treasure Islands

"I can quickly break it down to you—how we've gotten to where we are at right now," Alvin Cailan, the L.A.-based Filipino American chef and owner of …

Restaurants

Anthony Bourdain

Anthony Bourdain needs no introduction.<p>If you’ve owned a television or have visited a bookstore at any point since the dawn of the new millennium, …

Filmmaking

Can Facebook Fix Its Own Worst Bug?

In early January, I went to see Mark Zuckerberg at MPK20, a concrete-and-steel building on the campus of Facebook’s headquarters, which sits across a desolate highway from the marshy salt flats of Menlo Park, Calif. The Frank Gehry-designed building has a pristine nine-acre rooftop garden, yet much …

Facebook

Google acts against fake news on search engine

Firm introduces user tools for reporting misleading content, and pledges to improve results generated by algorithm<p>Google announced its first attempt to combat the circulation of “fake news” on its search engine with new tools allowing users to report misleading or offensive content, and a pledge to …

SEO

Putting a face on immigration

Local photographer Melissa “Mimi” Nolledo slides a sheet of paper across the table in a dim corner of Belly restaurant.<p>It’s a copy of a letter on …

Food, Sex and Silence

James Beard was large. His obituaries told you so. “Portly” was how The Associated Press put it. The Los Angeles Times said that he was nearly 300 pounds at his apogee, though The New York Times clarified that a diet at one point “divested him of some of his heft.”<p>Nature divested him of his hair. …

LGBTQ

Stars Turn Out for the Tribeca Film Festival: Pictures

Hillary Clinton

The Struggles of Writing About Chinese Food as a Chinese Person - Munchies

Lorraine Chuen was browsing her Facebook feed when she noticed an argument between a person of color and a white person, the latter of whom could not be convinced that food often does—and perhaps should—feel political for people of color. As a scientist formally trained in experimental psychology, …

Food

Alex Jones's Career Is in Trouble During a Dark Week for Internet Hoaxes

America's foremost conspiracy theorist is going through an acrimonious divorce, and the spillage might jeopardize his career. Elsewhere on the hoax-net, things are similarly dark.<p><i>Welcome back to Can't Handle the Truth, our Saturday column looking back at the past seven days of fake news and hoaxes</i> …

Fake News
Environment

Nashville: America’s Next Fashion Capital?

Once synonymous with rhinestones and cowboy boots, a growing number of emerging fashion labels have turned Music City into a thriving fashion hub.<p><b>NASHVILLE, United States</b> — At Manuel Couture, a shop and showroom in downtown Nashville just a 20-minute drive from the Grand Ole Opry — the storied …

Fashion

Suitcase GPS? Scented bags? Collapsible sunglasses? The latest travel gadgets.

At the International Travel Goods Show, held this month in Las Vegas, I saw the future of travel. We will always know the whereabouts of our checked luggage. We will sleep as comfortably on planes as kittens in a basket. And we will never again experience the horror of watching our gadgets power …

Airlines

Why the ‘Passengers’ Lives Matter’ revolt is unfair to flight crew

<i>Nathan L. Henderson, 34, of Brooklyn, has worked as a flight attendant for a major American airline for four years. Here he tells The Post’s Melkorka</i> …

Nicholas Hytner: ‘I’ve always thought of theatre as a cure for loneliness’

The former National Theatre director talks about his new memoir and the launch of his latest venture, the Bridge – the capital’s first commercial theatre in 80 years<p>Nicholas Hytner makes several appearances in the diaries of Richard Eyre, one of his predecessors as director of the National Theatre. …

The Theatre

Bill O’Reilly Tearfully Packs Up Framed Up-Skirt Photos From Desk

BERKELEY, CA—Advising students to remain in their dormitories and classrooms until the situation was resolved, the University of California, Berkeley …

Donald Trump

You can understand how Trump sees the world by looking at the way he wears his ties

Instead of using something normal like a tie clip, US president Donald Trump tapes his ties together. Photographers first spotted his tie-taping on December 1 when he was still president-elect. At his inauguration in January, he taped his tie together again. And then on a visit to Orlando last …

March 6

Climate change as genocide: But the international response is essentially a shrug of indifference

Not since World War II have more human beings been at risk of disease and starvation than at this very moment<p>Not since World War II have more human beings been at risk from disease and starvation than at this very moment. On March 10th, Stephen O’Brien, under secretary-general of the United Nations …

Climate Change

Taipei’s Extreme Metal Scene Provides an Unlikely Home for Its Misfits - Noisey

If you live in Taipei, fitting in is kind of important—paramount, even. Hair too long, or too short—this guy must be some kind of gangster. Visible tattoos on a woman? She'll never land herself a husband with those marks on her skin. As the old Confucian proverb goes, "Hair and skin belong to one's …

Music

The Best Steaks in Chicago

Gene & Georgetti’s<p>500 N. Franklin St., River North<br>312-527-3718<p><b>Pictured:</b> The Bone-In Ribeye<p>“I think you can look at Chicago steakhouses in two …

Restaurants

These Rare Color Photos From the Second World War Are Incredible

A new book published by the Imperial War Museum features a rare collection of color photos from World War II, some of which haven’t been seen in over …

Military History

Are We Wrong About What Makes Food Healthy?

Some of the foods we think are the healthiest may play a role in leaky gut, autoimmune disorders, and other diseases, says goop contributor, Steven …

Nutrition

How Singapore Is Creating More Land for Itself

Jurong Island, a man-made smear of sand, lies just off the southern coast of Singapore. A quarter the size of Nantucket, it is thoroughly given over to the petrochemical industry, so crowded with spindly cracking towers and squat oil-storage tanks that the landscape is a blur of brand names — BASF, …

Ex-Clergy Explain How They Realized There Is No God - Vice

Americans are losing their religion. According to a 2015 study by the Pew Research Center, the percentage of the American population that identifies as Christian dropped 7.8 percent between 2007 and 2014. And while there was a 1.2 percent increase in the number of people who identify with …

Faith

Street food vendors in Bangkok could be a thing of the past after this year

Bangkok has long been famed for some of the world’s best street food, feeding hungry locals and backpackers alike with cheap, mouthwatering meals. Now that could all be a thing of the past as authorities say they will ban all street food vendors by the end of 2017.<p>The move was announced by the …

Thailand

Along the North Korean Border

With much of the world’s attention once again focused on North Korea, many international photojournalists are doing their best to cover the reclusive country. However, North Korea still tightly restricts the movements of visiting journalists within its borders, and controls what can be …

Korean Peninsula

A Day in the Life of a Food Vendor

It’s 6 on a Wednesday morning, and Kabir Ahmed has snoozed his alarm one too many times. He steps softly, barefoot, around his small, second-story apartment in Jamaica, Queens, creaking through the green and pink hall.<p>He is late, but careful not to wake his wife and their three children, or his …

Recipes