Diane Pietruszka

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Great Blue Hole off Belize yields new clues to fall of Mayan civilisation

Research supports theory that drought and climate conditions reduced Mayans from a regional power to survivors abandoning cities to virtual extinction<p>A massive underwater sinkhole surrounded by reefs, caves and sharks has provided archaeologists with clues in the mystery of the fall of the Mayan …

Belize

18 Libraries Every Book Lover Should Visit In Their Lifetime

If you love books, libraries are some of the most spectacular buildings in the world.<p>To celebrate these monumentally important buildings, we've complied a list of the most magnificent libraries on the planet.<p>From a library hidden in the forests of Beijing to one in Egypt that was designed like a …

Libraries

Articles about 26 books you need read if you love design on Dwell.com - Dwell

The ChampPhaidon Design Classics: 001–999.<p>Even with ample lot size, one Boulder couple opted to go small with their new home.<p>We’ve all seen interior design that almost brings us to the point of being ill. Maybe bad design does cause allergic reactions?<p>Dwell.com is never short of informative, …

R. Kelly

Inside New York's Cult of the Bialy

Forget about the bagel. Crusty yet pliant and fragrant with a pocket of sweet but pungent sautéed onions, the bialy should be world famous. Just ask Mimi Sheraton, the former <i>New York Times</i> restaurant critic who saw fit to <i>write a book on the subject</i>, or any of the roll's devotees you'll find waiting …

20 podcasts you need to hear in 2015

Neil deGrasse Tyson Selects the Eight Books Every Intelligent Person on the Planet Should Read

In December of 2011, <b>Neil deGrasse Tyson</b> — champion of science, celebrator of the cosmic perspective, master of the soundbite — participated in Reddit’s Ask Me Anything series of public questions and answers. One reader posed the following question: <i>“Which books should be read by every single</i> …

Margaret Atwood's charming Reddit AMA

Speculative fiction author Margaret Atwood ("The Handmaid's Tale," "Oryx and Crake") is no stranger to technology — she was an early adopter of the Internet, invented a device called the LongPen that lets authors sign books from a great distance, engages in the crowdsourced fiction site Wattpad, …

Thai Tomato Salad

<i>This quick and easy Thai Tomato Salad is the perfect complement to any Thai meal!</i><p>Any of you who have been to Portland in the past few years have …

Thailand

Aromatic Thai Pandan Chicken

<b>Now you don’t need to travel to Thailand for your favourite Thai Pandan Chicken. Little parcels of marinated chicken pieces wrapped in aromatic pine</b> …

Bloglovin

My friends frequently ask me where I get the time and energy to cook at home, or how I plan my recipes, or how I manage to (somewhat) maintain my …

Steven Alan

Tom Yam soup: food from Thailand

Tom Yam soup with prawns from Thailand<p>Tom Yam or Tom Yum? Either way it’s very tasty<p>No visit to Thailand should be marked complete without tasting …

10 Easy Thai Food Recipes You Should Definitely Try — HealthDigezt.com

Thai food is the epitome of spices cuisine in Southeast Asia. The dishes are full of amazing aromas, spices and fresh ingredients that make you go …

Homemade Thai green curry paste - Amuse Your Bouche

I seem to be on a bit of a roll with making things from scratch! As I said before, I figure if you make everything from scratch once, you can then …

Curries

Watch Andy Ricker Talk About How He Learned to Cook Thai Food

In a new video on Skill Share, an online learning community where experts teach everything from gaming to cooking, chef/restaurateur Andy Ricker gives a 43-minute lecture on how to properly recreate regional Thai cooking. Using anecdotes and tips gleaned from his own experiences over the years, …

Rice Noodle Salad with Thai Chicken

Rice Noodle Salad with Thai Chicken<p>Your menu has become predictable, and you’re bored of the usual dishes you’ve been cooking for the past few …

Nigel Slater’s curry recipes

Whether you make your own curry paste from freshly blitzed ingredients or not, a lip-tinglingly tasty Thai dish is just what this gloomy weather calls for<p>I generally mix my own green-curry pastes, be they Thai or Vietnamese. I like the vibrancy that comes from the freshly blitzed lemongrass, …

Roasted Chicken Pho Recipe

Thai Green Chicken Curry with Rice Noodles, a delicious recipe in the new M&S app.

• <b>1</b> In a wok, fry the garlic, shallots and Thai curry paste in the oil until softened and darkened in colour.• <b><br>2</b> Add the chicken and stir fry for about 2 …

The Year in Cookbooks: Our Favorite Reads of 2014

It's a great time to be a cookbook collector. In the face of a dwindling print industry, publishers have only stepped up their game, producing more beautiful, innovative, and fun cookbooks with each passing year. 2014 has, in particular, been a year of immense variety. We've seen new books on …

Thai ground chicken with lime and cilantro

Thai Green Curry

Thai Curry is one of our favorite “go to” dishes and so easy to make I almost feel like I missed something after the meal is ready! You can put …

Recipes

16 Noodle Soup Recipes to Slurp Your Way Through All Winter

Here are 16 noodle soups to make for dinner tonight and every night.<p><b>It's cold, and you could use a pick-me-up.</b> Like, say, a steaming bowl of tender noodles, meat, and vegetables floating in hot broth. Here are 16 noodle soups to make for dinner tonight and every night. Spoons optional.

Cooking

A Piglet Breakfast Smackdown

<i>Each Thursday, Emily Vikre (a.k.a fiveandspice) will be sharing a new way to love breakfast -- because breakfast isn't just the most important meal of the day. It's also the most awesome.</i><p><i>Today: Emily cooks breakfast from the two Piglet finalists: a date shake from The New Persian Kitchen, and a</i> …

Where to Eat Near the Holiday Markets, Christmas Trees, and Skating Rinks

Unless you’re a total Grinch, this can be a pretty magical time of year to be in New York City — the Big Apple really brings its A-game to …

The Anchoress

How Does Science Back Up a Theological Dogma? Like This:<p>Due to circumstances beyond my control, I will keep this very brief, with the help of my …

Foreign Policy

Catholic and Enjoying It!

Friar Roderic Burke has a nifty video series on Faith and Science starting up<p>He writes: This is Friar Roderic Burke from the Franciscans of the …