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Get the Look: High Contrast & Timeless Mid-Century Style

If you have a strong love of mid-century design, you might find it easy to transform your space into a prime example of modern living. But if it's …

San Francisco

Ideas for Pallet Garden

I think that a lot of work has been done on the ideas for pallet garden. We have had countless pallet garden ideas in many of our previous projects …

Your Creative Calendar: 56 Things To Do, See, And Hear This November

Close out your fall with the finest films, shows, and albums Earth’s population was able to assemble this month.<p>The only thing more depressing than losing post-5 p.m. sunsets for months on end is the tone of some movies released during that same period. That’s right: The first weekend in November …

Jon Stewart: why I quit The Daily Show

Stewart’s decision to retire as host of the satirical news show after 16 years has left liberal America in mourning. So why is he leaving just before an election – and what will happen when he steps out from behind the desk?<p>There was no one moment when Jon Stewart knew it was time for him to leave …

Comedy

Poland demands apology for FBI chief's comment on Holocaust

US ambassador meets deputy PM to discuss James Comey’s remark FBI chief ‘wrong, harmful, offensive’; presidential aide calls him a ‘blockhead’<p>Poland’s foreign ministry urgently summoned US ambassador Stephen Mull on Sunday, to “protest and demand an apology”, saying the head of the FBI had …

Donald Trump

Hundreds Attend Girl's Birthday Party After Her Mom's Facebook Appeal Goes Viral

Mackenzie Moretter’s 10th birthday party was quite the affair – just ask <i>Frozen</i>‘s Elsa, Minnesota Vikings football player Charles Johnson or any of …

Mediterranean migrant boat tragedy: Death toll could rise to 950

The death toll for the worst ever migrant disaster in the Mediterranean could be as high as 950, as Europe asks how to handle the growing scale of tragedy<p>The light on the horizon was supposed to signal salvation. A Portuguese cargo ship, on its way to <b>Libya</b>, had been dispatched to rescue a boat full …

North Africa

Keeping Up with the Kardashians: Kim & Her Sisters Question Kris Jenner's New Guy Corey Gamble

Sunday’s <i>Keeping Up with the Kardashians</i> gave an inside look at Kris Jenner‘s relationship with Corey Gamble, whom she started dating in October.<p>In …

Crocodiles eating a human shocks British tourists on Zambezi sunset cruise

Conservationists say the body is likely to have been that of a suspected poacher whose group was ambushed by Zimbabwean rangers days earlier<p>British tourists were shocked to see crocodiles eating a man as they took a sunset cruise along the Zambezi River between <b>Zimbabwe</b> and <b>Zambia</b>.<p>The group and their …

Michael Douglas Pens Powerful Op-Ed Piece About Anti-Semitic Attack on His Son

Driven by the recent anti-Semitic attacks in Europe, Michael Douglas wrote a powerful op-ed for the <i>Los Angeles Times</i>, calling for action from …

Police Find $30K of Stolen Wild Turkey Bourbon in Man's Backyard

Police have recovered five barrels of bourbon stolen from the Wild Turkey Distillery in Lawrenceburg, Kentucky earlier this week. According to the Associated Press, it's estimated that each barrel is valued between $3,700 to $6,000, which means that between $18,500 to $30,000 worth of booze was …

Results Of Many Clinical Trials Not Being Reported

"We were really surprised to find that very few people are following the law." - Dr. Monique Anderson, cardiologist, Duke University<p>Many scientists are failing to live up to a 2007 law that requires them to report the results of their clinical trials to a public website, according to a study in …

Medicine

7 Ways to Cook With Frozen Spinach

Whether your dinner plans look bleak, or a carefully planned menu is on the horizon, frozen spinach can be the answer to the nagging question, "What else can I put in this dish?" It's also among a few other foods touted for their frozen virtuosity: It's full of flavor, even when it's been sitting …

Spinach

Shot at Dawn: 100 Years After WWI Executions - Photographs by Chloe Dewe Mathews | LensCulture

Viewed as a series of mundane-looking sites—a stretch of brick wall, parts of fields, a water-filled dyke, a bunker—there is little on the face of it that is remarkable about Chloe Dewe Mathews's photographs in <i>Shot At Dawn</i>. What invests them with meaning is our knowledge that at these exact …

Historical Photography

The man who ‘invented’ Impressionism

It’s hard to believe that Monet, Degas and Renoir once faced hostility from the art world. Alastair Sooke reveals how one man changed everything.<p>Few movements in the history of art feel as familiar as Impressionism. Barely a week goes by without Monet and his contemporaries generating headlines for …

Art

The 5 Tastes & How to Cook with Them

<i>Inspired by conversations on the Food52 Hotline, we're sharing tips and tricks that make navigating all of our kitchens easier and more fun.</i><p><i>Today:</i> <i>It turns out, everything you need to know about balancing flavors is on the tip of your tongue.</i><p>Your taste buds know more than you think they do: They are …

Sigma Alpha Epsilon Closes Oklahoma Chapter After Racist Video Goes Viral

As fraternity chants go, it’s horrifying and offensive – and it’s caught on video.<p>Dressed in formal wear and riding a charter bus, several fraternity …

20 Things You Shouldn't Do Before Bed

Getting a good night’s sleep is important for your mood, your energy levels, and your overall health. It’s also dependent on what you do during the …

Modified Mediterranean diets also good for weight loss

(Reuters Health) - A modified Mediterranean diet with local foods may be easier for some people to stick with and also result in weight loss, suggests a new study from Germany.<p>People on a Mediterranean diet that used more familiar foods and portion-controlled sweets lost weight after 12 weeks and …

Nutrition

Happiness: Remembering the Sun Is Always Shining

Rain or Shine, Happy in the City of London<p><i>Turn your face to the sun and the shadows fall behind you. -- Charlotte Whitton</i><p>If you're like many, you probably need a regular dose of sunshine. It keeps your spirits high and your thoughts optimistic and happy.<p>But what happens when the sunshine is …

New Jersey

Inspiring garden ideas from the Society of Garden Designers - Telegraph

As Climate Wars Heat Up, Some Skeptics Are Targets

Scientists who warn that the earth's climate is changing have been subjected to hacking, investigations, and even court action in recent years. That ire usually comes from conservative groups and climate skeptics seeking to discredit the research findings.<p>"If you come and testify before the U.S. …

Climate

Power Up: The Best Pre (and Post) Workout Fuel to Keep You Amped

Back away from the store-bought energy bar! These snacks, smoothies, and shakes are perfect pre- and post-workout fuel.<p><b>Back away from the packaged "goo."</b> These 15 recipes for smoothies, shakes, and snacks are all you need to power through a workout. Now drop and give us 20.

Breakfast

How to Cook With Frozen Vegetables

<i>Inspired by conversations on the Food52 Hotline, we're sharing tips and tricks that make navigating all of our kitchens easier and more fun.</i><p><i>Today: No more mushy peas. Here's how to get the most out of the frozen vegetable aisle.</i><p>By now, we know that eating produce during peak season benefits the …

Kitchens

Let’s Talk About What the Ellen Pao Case Really Means

The former editor of the Princeton student paper gets a huge scoop on the inner workings of venture capital.<p>We’ve learned many details of Ellen Pao’s resume over these past two weeks of the gender discrimination and retaliation trial against her former employer Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers. A …

Gender Discrimination

'Test Kitchen': How To Make Vegetarian Dishes Pop With A Little Umami

Just because a meal is vegetarian doesn't mean it can't be "meaty." One trick to heighten the depth of flavors in plant-based dishes? Use ingredients that offer a pop of umami, say Bridget Lancaster and Jack Bishop of America's Test Kitchen, who have released the new cookbook <i>The Complete Vegetarian</i> …

Italian Food

A Little Learning Is a Dangerous Thing: Ten Common Food Misunderstandings

Twenty-five years ago, in the U.S. of A., there was not a whole lotta knowledge about the foods of the world. Or even about the foods of the U.S.! But zoom forward, my food fighters in America, it has been an incredible quarter-century in food as so many more of us have become incredibly more …

Italian Food

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I was in the mood for something light for lunch. I looked through the refrigerator and grabbed some tortillas, eggs, ham, green onion and cheese. I …

Here's Some Stupid For Lunch

David Brooks stops by to discuss moral hazard.<p><b>It was a slow morning</b> in the Cafe. We were all sitting around watching <i>The View</i> -- Rosie Perez is the best thing to happen to daytime TV since <i>Dotto</i> went off the air -- and we noticed the proud, but rather bedraggled, Irish setter that had wandered in …

Chickens