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Our Absolute Best Rosh Hashanah Recipes

Ring in the new year with open hearts and good appetites<p>Rosh Hashanah marks the beginning of the Jewish New Year and the first of the religion's High …

Foodies

10 Books About Coding to Inspire Girls to Lead the Next Tech Revolution

The first computer programmer was a woman: Ada Lovelace. And while women only make up about 26% of the computing workforce, as of 2016, that number …

Inspiration

Content Marketing Conversations: Citrix’s Justin Levy on Why Wikipedia Matters for Your Content Strategy

When you Google a company, and it’s a big enough brand, chances are its Wikipedia page will be one of the top search results. But how often do companies include Wikipedia as part of their content strategies? (Congratulations if you do!) And who’s aware of the challenges and pitfalls that come with …

The Oldest Restaurant in Kabul: Where Tradition Trumps Rockets

<i>Maija Liuhto | Longreads | September 2017 | 10 minutes (2875 words)</i><p>In the Old City of Kabul, there is an area known as Ka Forushi, the bird market. …

Afghanistan

The Wall – An in-depth examination of Donald Trump's border wall

Donald Trump

Is Internet Porn Making Young Men Impotent?

Thousands of men claim that porn addiction has led to erectile dysfunction – but many in the the medical community are skeptical<p>One afternoon last …

Health

Ibram Kendi, one of the nation’s leading scholars of racism, says education and love are not the answer

Founder of new anti-racism center at American University sees impact of policy, culture on black athletes<p>It’s a Wednesday night at a bookstore in a …

Racism

Iris van Herpen’s Hi-Tech Couture

Several years ago, Iris van Herpen, a Dutch fashion designer, began visiting <i>CERN</i>, the center for particle research near Geneva. Van Herpen, who is thirty-three, does not have a background in science; she attended design school in Arnhem, a small city in the Netherlands. Yet she regularly draws …

Couture

People Are Watching This Election To See If Fascism Is Making A Comeback In Italy

Seventy-two years after the death of the former Italian dictator Benito Mussolini, fascist movements are aiming to return to national politics. And anger against immigrants is propelling nationalists across the country.<p>ROME — A priest and a fascist will face off this fall in an election in Rome …

Italy

At Mexican School Hit by Quake, Heartbreak and Dwindling Hope

MEXICO CITY — Gustavo López recognized the boy’s clothes first.<p>His tiny frame, pulled from the wreckage, lay over the jagged pieces of what remained of the school. It was his 7-year-old son.<p>He sat in shock for hours, quietly trying to maintain strength for his 9-year-old daughter, who had escaped …

Mexico City

This nuclear explosion simulator shows where radioactive fallout would go using today's weather

• <b>Nukemap lets you simulate nuclear explosions on an interactive map.</b>• <b><br>A science historian created the tool years ago but recently updated it.</b>• <b><br>The new version uses real-time weather conditions to estimate a blast's radioactive fallout zones.</b>• <b><br>The new version can also export data to 3D mapping software</b> …

War

10 Amazing Real-Life Bill Murray Stories That Prove The Man’s A Total Legend

Over the weekend, a man tweeted a picture of <b>Bill Murray</b> brazenly nicking a chip off his friend’s plate while they grabbed a quick snack at Martha’s …

Bill Murray

The Road Goes on Forever and the Story Never Ends

Lance Armstrong is telling a story. He is seated at a boisterous table in a barbecue joint in Aspen, Colorado, along with his five children, ages 6 to 17, his fiancée, assorted friends, and a reporter. Behind the restaurant rise the lush green slopes of 10,000-foot Buttermilk Mountain, which in …

Cycling

We're Living in the Golden Age of American Pasta

Peter Meehan on the world's second greatest pasta empire<p>America did not become the world’s second greatest pasta culture—a place where al dente is de …

Food

Here’s How You Can Help the Victims of Mexico City's Catastrophic Earthquake

A list of charities and organizations that are providing relief<p>A deadly 7.1 earthquake rocked Mexico Tuesday — causing buildings to collapse across …

Mexico

‘Friends,’ the Sitcom That’s Still a Hit in Major League Baseball

When he returns home from the stadium, Philadelphia Phillies shortstop Freddy Galvis often gets into bed and watches reruns of “Friends.” Even though Galvis, 27, is from Venezuela and grasped English late in life, he is so addicted to the sitcom that he has watched every episode of the 10-season …

Baseball

When is Rosh Hashanah 2017 and what are Jews celebrating?

<b>What is Rosh Hashanah?</b> It’s the Jewish New Year. Literally meaning "the head of the year" in Hebrew, Rosh Hashanah – also spelled Rosh HaShanah, Roshashana and Rosh Hashannah, among other variations – is the first of the Jewish High Holy Days and is usually celebrated in September. Due to the …

Christianity

The UN General Assembly by the numbers

<b>New York (CNN) —</b> Global leaders have descended on New York City for the 72nd edition of the United Nations General Assembly.<p>Those in the know will be keeping a close eye on what is sure to be a hectic week of global diplomacy and decision making.<p>Here are a few key numbers to help you get up to …

North Korea

How Pants Went From Banned to Required in the Roman Empire

600 years in the history of trousers.<p>Go to a meeting with any male politician today and you’re almost certainly going to be standing in front of a …

Rome

Expressive Portraits Reveal the Quirky Human-Like Qualities of Different Dogs

Ask any dog owner and they’ll tell you that their pooch has a dynamic personality. Pet photographers prove this, time and again, with portraits that reflect the idiosyncrasies of an individual canine. In a single picture, they capture their subtle expressions—including fuzzy furrowed brows, …

Art

The Best Mac ‘N Cheese in Every State

1 of 51<p>Alabama: Meat Boss<p>Advertisement<p>2 of 51<p>Alaska: Ginger<p>3 of 51<p>Arizona: Rusconi’s American Kitchen<p>Advertisement<p>4 of 51<p>Arkansas: Maddie’s …

Restaurants

Jon Hamm’s Second Act

I had only two or three questions for Jon Hamm. I wanted to know if fame had rattled him. I wanted to know if, more than two years after the “Mad Men” finale, he had plotted out a second act worthy of his talent. I wanted to know if he still wanted to be a star.<p>We were supposed to meet at the edge …

Jon Hamm

The Pao Effect Is What Happens After Lean In

<b>There were so many times</b> Ellen Pao could have taken money in exchange for silence. Before she filed her gender discrimination lawsuit against the …

Feminism

See Inside a Berlin Synagogue's First Rosh Hashanah After World War II

Jewish New Year photo essay by Robert Capa from LIFE magazine, Oct. 8, 1945.<br>LIFE Magazine<p>1 of 3<p>When Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish New Year, begins on …

Israel

Trump remains Trump but evidence of Kelly's reign is emerging

<b>(CNN) —</b> White House chief of staff John Kelly has been omnipresent during President Donald Trump's first appearance at the United Nations General Assembly this week, a multiple-day foray into the complicated world of international politics.<p>Two months into his job, Kelly spent this week escorting …

The White House

There Is Now Hope for Thousands of Women Who Were Told They Hit an IVF Dead End

Monica Halem calls it the “fertility train.” Every woman who embarks on a cycle of in vitro fertilization is familiar with the ride: the multiple …

Genetics

Unbudgeted: How the opioid crisis is blowing a hole in small-town America's finances

INDIANA, Pa./CHILLICOTHE, Ohio (Reuters) - As deaths mount in America's opioid crisis, communities on the front lines face a hidden toll: the financial cost.<p>Ross County, a largely rural region of 77,000 people an hour south of Columbus, Ohio, is wrestling with an explosion in opioid-related deaths …

Opioid Crisis

Mutant butterflies reveal the genetic roots of colorful wings

Engineered mutant butterflies give a glimpse deep into the genetic roots of wing patterns, an international team reported Monday in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. The authors of the new study rearranged colors on butterfly wings by deleting a single gene using a genome editing …

Insects

Still Fighting at Standing Rock

Sep 19, 2017<p>Rattler sat on the sofa scrolling through his phone. It was a drizzling, cold spring day in Bismarck, North Dakota, but he wasn’t going outside much anyway. A great mountain of a man with thick black hair to his waist and a disarming gentleness, Rattler made the objects around him look …

Injustice