From juicy lamb kebabs to delicate saffron and dried lime-infused stews and light-as-air pastries filled with thick slabs of rosewater cream, Iran is a destination where travellers are guaranteed to feast
Our dear friend Science has recently discovered that a common food preservative—a naturally occurring one, at that!—can kill cancer cells and antibiotic-resistant bacteria. Guess what, all-natural foodniks?
Behind-the-scenes power broker and campaigner for women’s rights who was immortalised in a portrait by Andy Warhol Iranian Princess Ashraf Pahlavi, the twin sister of the country’s deposed shah whose life
We seek beauty in many forms: through art and architecture; from water views and mountain highs; in its people and its history. This list circles the globe, finding the most beautiful cities in the world
What's really driving the Middle East's sectarian divide? The story, as told, usually goes something like this: 1,400 years ago, during the seventh century, there was a schism among Muslims over who would
William Joyce, better known as Lord Haw-Haw, was a notorious broadcaster of Nazi propaganda to the UK during World War II. His announcement 'Germany calling, Germany calling' was a familiar sound across
Data scientist might be considered the “sexiest job of the 21st century,” with many companies eager to hire data science talent. But 20 years ago the term was barely used, save for a few academic articles.
This year has seen a wealth of great food in this town. There have been some spectacular dishes on restaurant menus — meticulously constructed grain bowls, examples of the continued prominence of vegetable
Before every meeting, Karen May, Google's vice president of people development, recharges by taking one "mindful breath." Tan is somewhat of a mindfulness guru himself. Before retiring from Google in 2015,
If you knew where a million dollars' worth of blow was buried, would you go dig it up? Rodney Hyden would. We pick up the story at this critical juncture. I. Good goddamn, the way Julian told that story.
Environmental and external factors such as smoking, drinking, sun exposure and air pollution account for nine in 10 cancers, new study shows Up to nine in 10 cancers are caused by environmental and external
U.N. climate talks reached a milestone Saturday when more than 190 countries adopted the first accord asking all countries to join the fight against global warming. Here are some of the key elements of
It’s one of the biggest secrets in the government: The U.S. has the most powerful cyberweapons on Earth. So what are they? And when will we use them? To this day it remains one of the most sophisticated
Australian Craig Wright could be the mysterious Bitcoin creator. But the same thing has been said about others before – the currency is bigger than one person Craig Wright, an Australian academic, might
By Swati Sharma Swati Sharma Digital editor Bio Follow Finally. After months of anticipation, season 2 of “Serial” dropped Thursday morning. The subject: Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl, the U.S. soldier who was captured
By Elahe Izadi Elahe Izadi Pop culture writer Email Bio Follow This post has been updated with President Obama's comments. The Fix originally wrote about Thomas Jefferson and Muslims in December. Muslims
In a new video titled "Danger Ahead," the billionaire Wall Street veteran lays out the major problems coming out of both Washington and Wall Street to argue that what's coming next will be "very dangerous