Heather Pierce

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4 Easy, Make-Ahead Appetizers That'll Wow Your Guests

Photo: Courtesy of America's Test Kitchen.<p><i>America's Test Kitchen — a real, 2,500-square-foot test kitchen just outside of Boston — is home to more</i> …

Powerful Portraits of Secluded Cultures on the Brink of Extinction

Before They Pass Away is a powerful documentary series by photographer Jimmy Nelson featuring dozens of cultures around the world whose people live in seclusion and are at risk of fading away. Traveling across five continents, the English photographer manages to embrace the various cultures he has …

Chinese boy, 10, 'ordered' to jump from building by teacher after talking in class

A Chinese father is calling for an inquiry after his 10-year-old son threw himself from a high-rise building, allegedly on the orders of a teacher who caught him talking in class<p>A 10-year-old boy fell to his death from a 30-storey block of flats after a primary school teacher “ordered” him to jump, …

Self-Criticism

Israel plans massive settlement push

JERUSALEM -- Israel has announced that it is advancing plans to build settlements in the West Bank and Jerusalem amid sharp international criticism that the projects will hurt the peace process with the Palestinians.<p>Hours after releasing a group of Palestinian prisoners Tuesday night, Israel …

Top 25 Islands in the World (Photos)

Paradise<p>There’s only one way to avoid the quickly approaching winter: plan a luxurious—and warm—island vacation. See the 25 top picks for where to …

9 Delicious Fall Dinner & Drink Recipes

Fall is our favorite time of year for, well, almost everything: getting dressed, being outside, eating. (Especially eating.) To make the most of this …

Food

Skull of Homo erectus throws story of human evolution into disarray

The spectacular fossilised skull of an ancient human ancestor that died nearly two million years ago has forced scientists to rethink the story of early human evolution.<p>Anthropologists unearthed the skull at a site in Dmanisi, a small town in southern Georgia, where other remains of human …

Banana Bread, Gooey Chocolate Cobbler, Oatmeal-Stuffed Baked Apples, Chocolate Layer Cake & How to Make Crêpes

How's your sweet tooth feeling? In need of a fix? Excellent. This week, we shared all our favorite quick weeknight desserts, from warm banana bread …