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What Do Chefs Pack Their Kids For Lunch?

We asked chefs across the country what they feed their toughest audience, and came back with great ideas.<p>Hear that? It’s the sound of millions of frustrated parents staring at lunchboxes, wondering how to fill them. You know who has to feed difficult, sometimes whiny people on a regular basis? …

Humiliated Greece eyes Byzantine pivot as crisis deepens

Neither side holds the upper hand in the strategic game of chicken which could still see Greece forced out of the euro<p>Greece's new currency designs are ready. The green 50 drachma note features Cornelius Castoriadis, the Marxisant philosopher and sworn enemy of privatisation.<p>The Nobel poet Odysseus …

Watch obscure Italian motorcycles in action

Ever heard of a Gilera?<p>For every Italian motorcycle builder you've heard of—Ducati, Moto Guzzi, MV Agusta—there may be several you haven't. Companies that were around in the '50s, like Gilera, Benelli, and Bianchi, have since fallen into obscurity, but as is normally the case with obscure motorized …

Motorcycles

What ISIS Really Wants

The Islamic State is no mere collection of psychopaths. It is a religious group with carefully considered beliefs, among them that it is a key agent of the coming apocalypse. Here’s what that means for its strategy—and for how to stop it.<p>What is the Islamic State?<p>Where did it come from, and what …

New and noted: the latest Motorcycle Jackets

If you live in the northern hemisphere, temperatures are rising (we hope). And that means just one thing—more hours on the bike.<p>So it’s time to check the wardrobe and the bank balance. Here’s our pick of the latest and greatest new motorcycle jackets: we’ve got new releases from traditional English …

Leather Jackets

14 Things You Didn't Know About New Orleans

Mardi Gras season is well under way. This year, around one million tourists are expected to flock to New Orleans to partake in the festivities. If you’re one of the lucky million and it’s your first time in the Crescent City, make sure to prepare yourself for the unique wonderland you're about to …

What fear means to the motorcycle racer. . .

<i>"Faster, faster, faster, until the thrill of speed overcomes the fear of death."</i><i><br>-Hunter S Thompson</i><p><//p><p>As I'm sitting down to type this story, my …

Weather

The contagious thought that could kill you

To die, sometimes you need only believe you are ill, and as David Robson discovers, we can unwittingly ‘catch’ such fears, often with terrifying consequences.<p>Beware the scaremongers. Like a witch doctor’s spell, their words might be spreading modern plagues.<p>It’s a consistent phenomenon, but …

Medicine

Google executives explain why the MBA approach to building things is ‘stupid’

Google’s hiring chief says he doesn’t give much credit to college degrees in the hiring process. So it should come as no surprise that other Google executives also regard staples of traditional business school training at the nation’s elite colleges as downright “stupid.”<p>Former senior vice …

Project Management

What Causes Divorce: 5 Red Flags to Watch Out for

There are many causes for divorce. In my line of work I have seen them all. Reasons for divorce are a constant topic of discussion. You read about them in the media, and you see and hear them mulled over almost daily on "pour-your-heart-out" radio and television talk show segments.<p>And, since there …