Eric Ong

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NASA is hiring a Planetary Protection Officer, but it’s not Earth that needs saving

Terrestrial life is a huge risk for other planets<p>Defending Earth from aliens sounds like a big job, but the bigger one is actually defending alien life from us. The position NASA is hiring for—with the amazing title of Planetary Protection Officer—is probably nothing like the image conjured by the …

Paranormal

The 100 Best Burgers in America, Ranked by Our National Burger Critic

<i>We sent our National Burger Critic Kevin Alexander on a year-long Burger Quest, which took him to 30 cities and saw him consuming 330 burgers. Read</i> …

The Chicken Katsu Recipe Every Kid (and Adult) Will Love

Chicken katsu is the cutlet for everyone, at any time.<p>Every Sunday night, my wife and I take our son, Marlon, to the sushi spot down the block from our apartment. But he never gets sushi. Instead, he always asks the waitress for his usual: “Cranberry juice on the rocks and chicken katsu, please.”<p>I …

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This Couple Went to Every National Park in America and Says These Are the Best

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How I Like to Spend $100 at Trader Joe's

I willingly make grocery shopping harder on myself by visiting at least four different places every week: the farmers market (for local, seasonal produce), Zingerman's (for cheese and bread and coffee), a higher-end grocery store (for any non-seasonal produce needs or specialty ingredients), and …

15 car gadgets that will improve your driving experience

Fortunately, there are a number of gadgets on the market today that can help you be better prepared for whatever the road throws at you.<p>Here are 15 car gadgets that will not only improve your overall driving experience, but will also help you be ready for the unexpected.

Autonomous Cars

15 Pasta Recipes for the Meat Lover in All of Us

We don’t mean to knock vegetarian pasta dishes (Meatless Mondays are a great way to reset your healthy eating for the week), but once in awhile you just have a hankering for something, well, meatier. When it comes to hearty comfort food, there’s nothing that hits the spot like a bowl full of pasta, …

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20 Rice Noodle Recipes We Can’t Stop Slurping

It’s hard to imagine a food more perfect than noodles (sorry, pizza, but it’s true). There are so many different kinds to enjoy. But if the only noodle you’re intimately familiar with is ramen, you’re in for a treat. Rice noodles are a quick-cooking, gluten-free option that soak up basically …

Bok Choy

Linguine and Clams

For the broth: Bring the wine and 1 cup water to a boil in a stockpot over high heat. Add the clams and cook until opened, about 5 minutes. Remove …

18 Ways to Get Your Italian Comfort Food Fix at Home

Special date nights <i>may</i> call for dinner at a romantic low-lit Italian restaurant, but when you want to avoid the crowds (or securing a rezzie), cooking at home is key. When you need the comfort of a bowl of pasta or a meatball sub, these 18 recipes will be your saving grace. Grab some charcuterie to …

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Steve Kerr Comments on President Donald Trump's Immigration Ban

Golden State Warriors head coach Steve Kerr was openly critical of United States President Donald Trump's controversial immigration ban following his team's 113-111 victory over the Portland Trail Blazers on Sunday.<p>Chris Haynes of ESPN.com shared Kerr's comments:<p>"As someone whose family member is a …

Basketball

Hong Kong's best secret shops

Can you keep a secret? We've discovered 50 of the top hidden stores our retail mecca has to offer – and now we're sharing them with you. Ready your …

GOP consumed by crisis as more Republicans call on Trump to quit race

The Republican Party plunged into an epic and historic political crisis Saturday with just a month to go until Election Day as a growing wave of GOP lawmakers called on defiant presidential nominee Donald Trump to drop out of the race in the wake of a video showing him make crude sexual remarks.<p>The …

Donald Trump

Where to Eat in Hong Kong Now

There's no perfect translation for foodie in Cantonese—<i>mei sic tat yan</i> (literally “food guru”) comes close—but Hong Kong gives food lovers plenty to …

What is the Ultimate Sandwich? A hunt for Hong Kong’s best sarnie!

Eight of Hong Kong's favourite restaurants are battling it out this month to see who makes the ultimate sandwich!

Hong Kong

7 Restaurants in Hong Kong Central To Fall In Love With

You might have heard about our love for Hong Kong umpteen times – we still do, but today, we want to share some dining highlights from a recent trip …

Hong Kong

Hong Kong's best dim sum | CNN Travel

Editor's Note — CNN Travel's series often carries sponsorship originating from the countries and regions we profile. However, CNN retains full editorial control over all of its reports. Read the policy.<p>Hong Kong (CNN) — Once upon a time, Hong Kong dim sum sessions were about tea appreciation -- …

Hong Kong

8 of the best new restaurants in Hong Kong

But it's not all happening on Hong Kong Island: Kowloon is upping its gourmet game with a few impressive addresses with sky-high views. Get ready to feast your eyes on this delicious new lineup of restaurants in Hong Kong.

Hong Kong

Potato Head Opens Multi-Purpose Venue in Hong Kong

Featuring a restaurant, retail store and coffee shop.<p>Indonesian chain Potato Head has opened its first location in Hong Kong’s Sai Ying Pun district. The space was envisioned to be a multi-purpose area, with a retail space, a restaurant and a coffee shop. It was designed by Japanese architect Sou …

The best dim sum in Hong Kong

There's no dearth of dim sum in Hong Kong. From humble siu mai, to fluffly cha siu bao and soupy xiaolongbao, we pick out the best dim sum …

Jinjuu: A Traditional and Funky Korean Brunch in LKF

Chef Judy Joo’s LKF resto launches brunch!<p>You know we’re big fans of brunch, so of course we couldn’t wait to check out the latest offering from one …

6 New Kitchen Things From Ikea to Solve All Your Tidying Woes

Prepare to be blown away by Ikea's 2017 Catalog, especially for its new dining/kitchen items. The Scandinavian furniture makers are proving form is as important as function, as these six pieces aim to help make your life easier and your home tidier all while enhancing the aesthetic of your dwelling.<p>…

20 Chicken Recipes That Aren't Boring, Thanks to Bold Italian Flavors

If chicken is your go-to dinner on a regular basis, you probably need some new recipes in your rotation. These 20 chicken recipes are all made better by one common thing — Italian ingredients. From classic chicken piccata to cheesy caprese chicken pasta, all of these recipes will help you get out …

8 Positions to Enhance Sex When He Has a Small Penis

Dear men who have a small penis, I have your back! Many <i>chicas</i> don’t. Some of you see an itty bitty Johnson and don’t give it (or the man attached) a second chance — or glance. I know, I know: you need an anaconda or you don’t want none. <i>Pero,</i> what if you meet the man of your dreams? What if he …

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Hands on: Amps & Sound Kenzie Headphone Amp

<i>One spin with the Kenzie headphone amp will convince any nonbeliever in the power of tubes.</i><p>Ah, the signal path. The links in the sonic chain that …

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The Essential Tools for Homemade Pizza

I know how you all feel about uni-taskers—products that are designed for one specific use and aren't great at much else—but pizza is one of those dishes that simply beg for specialty tools. Some of these just make the job easier (say, a pizza wheel or a food processor). But it's simply impossible …

One-Pot Cacio e Pepe

This simple and classic pasta dish just got easier -- all of the ingredients are cooked together in the same pot, and the sauce reduces while the …

Italian Food

One-Pot Spaghetti with Fresh Tomato Sauce

This one-pot meal is perfect for the beginner cook: Everything but the cheese goes into one skillet, and it all magically comes together. The tomato …

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