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Korean Fried Chicken—But Even More Addictive

In the past decade, recipes for Korean fried chicken have become a fixture on American menus. Nearly every Korean chef, from David Chang to Judy Joo, has his or her own fantastic version. Seattle chef Rachel Yang serves hers with a spicy peanut brittle; mŏkbar’s Esther Choi has a special-ordered …

Fried Chicken

Russian investigative journalist dies after falling from balcony

A Russian investigative journalist who confirmed the deaths of Russian mercenaries in Syria has died after falling from his fifth-floor balcony in the city of Yekaterinburg.<p>Maksim Borodin, 32, was a reporter for the Yekaterinburg’s Novy Den website, gaining national attention for his reports on the …

Russia

The bare facts about the Gaza demonstrators are correct, but the rest of the story is missing

Media coverage of Israel's massacre of Palestinian protesters during the first weekend of multiweek demonstrations in Gaza offered textbook examples of how syntax and word choice shape, and even distort, representations of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. Even if the facts are accurately stated, …

Classic German recipes for Christmas cookies

Almost everyone I know here in Berlin, young or old, heads to the kitchen to bake Christmas cookies in early December – even those who spend the rest of the year firmly on the other side of the house from the oven.<p>Advent Sundays are when friends and family come over for biscuits, instead of the …

Baking

The Eerie Victorian Era Trend of Family Death Portraits

In the 1850s, photography became much more affordable and accessible for consumers. This sparked a trend in the Victorian era of postmortem …

Make Difficult Selections Using Alpha Channels in Photoshop

In this 12-minute tutorial by PiXimperfect, learn how to use alpha channels in Photoshop to make “insanely difficult” selections. An example …

The UK's 50 best Sunday lunches

Whether yours is a roast dinner, sharing plates laden with seasonal salads, or a mound of just-caught seafood, Sunday lunch is the meal that ends one week and begins another, a stalwart of Britain’s great edible institutions and a delicious moment for pause. Here are this year’s 50 best picks …

England

Lebanon's revival of Arab music traditions

In the mountains above Beirut, one organisation is breathing life back into a treasured period of Arab music history.<p>Listen carefully inLebanon, and you may grasp the strains of classical Arab music breaking out of the oblivion to which it has been confined for decades.<p>Atop a mountain switchback …

A Sicilian Photographer of the Mafia and Her ‘Archive of Blood’

PALERMO, Italy — They are by turns gruesome, haunting, tragic and, often, achingly poetic. As a collective, the photographs offer an unflinching pictorial tapestry of recent Sicilian history — its people, its poverty, its folklore and, above all, its decades-long forced dalliance with the Mafia, or …

Palermo

The art of tragedy: 150 years of Käthe Kollwitz

A true icon of pacifism and class struggle as well as one of the most recognized German artists of the 20th century, Käthe Kollwitz was born 150 …

This Artist Recycles Typewriters into Guns

Eric Nado joins the history of type with the history of war in his thought provoking series of typewriter-guns.<p>Typewriters revolutionized the way we write and guns changed the wars we fight, yet it can't be denied that both are artifacts of tremendous cultural impact, despite the dramatic …

Satechi’s new Pro Hub expands 2016 MacBook Pro past USB-C ports

Satechi has just announced the availability of its take on the USB-C hub for the 2016 MacBook Pro. While USB-C ports may be standard in a few years, today they’re just not, and many creatives still rely on external hubs to get their work done. Satechi’s new aluminum Type-C Pro Hub will bring back …

MacBook Pro

An Intro to Non-Destructive Dodging & Burning

The method of dodging and burning has been a staple among photographers since the inception of it. In the dark room, it meant dodging areas of light …

Wet Mount Scanning: How to Get the Highest Quality Film Scans at Home

Getting high quality film scans usually means taking your film to a local lab or sending it to a not-so-local one if there’s not a lab nearby. But …

Karaage is the Japanese method for making superior fried chicken

What strikes me about the Japanese relationship with fried chicken is the frequency of consumption—more often than a once-in-a-while indulgence. In …

Curl Up With a Cup of JFK's Favorite Chowder This Winter

It doesn't get more New England than this.<p>Even before our current 24-hour news cycle, the public was fascinated by the First Family's daily routine. According to the <i>Boston Globe</i>, a young women with disabilities wrote to JFK asking what he liked to eat. "Please reply to her," Kennedy's secretary …

New England Clam Chowder

<b>Ingredients</b><p>1 cup clam juice or fish stock or broth<br>• 1 cup white wine<br>• 1 bag mussels (about 4 pounds), cleaned of beards<br>• 32 small clams, such as manila or countneck<br>• 1 bay leaf<br>• 1 small bunch thyme<br>• 2 tablespoons unsalted butter<br>• 1 red onion, diced small<br>• 3 stalks celery, diced small<br>• 1 large carrot, diced small<br>• 3 …

TIME Reveals the 100 Most Influential Images of All Time

It’s here! A couple of weeks after teasing us with the release, TIME has unveiled their online portal where you can count down and learn all about …

I Combined Digital Photography with a 174-Year-Old Hand-Printing Process

I entered the world of photography when digital cameras where already on the rise, and as a result, I learned photography on digital. That being …

Best Fried Chicken Ever: The Only Oven-Fried Chicken Recipe You’ll Ever Need

You don’t need to run to KFC every time you want fried chicken | Jean-Francois Monier/AFP/Getty Images<p><i>Stop wasting time in the kitchen. We’ve found</i> …

Cooking

Old School Persian Photography With a Modern Twist

Naser al-Din, the longest reigning shah of the Qajar Dynasty, was known to be one of the great patrons of photography in Persia. After bringing one of the first cameras to Iran, he proceeded to photograph his family members, attendants, pets, even himself, with commendable zeal. Three court …

Anachronistic

Scholars unlock secrets of long-forgotten Mussolini document hidden in Fascist obelisk in Rome

A long-forgotten codex hidden in a giant Fascist obelisk in Rome has been analysed for the first time by scholars and revealed to be a time capsule eulogising the achievements of Benito Mussolini for future generations.<p>The 120ft-high white marble obelisk was built in 1932 on the orders of …

KFC recipe challenge: Kitchen puts the 11 herbs and spices to the test

Reporters didn't taste much of a difference between Kentucky Fried Chicken, right, and the fried chicken, left, on wire rack.<p><b>It is one of the most</b> …

Portraits of 19th Century Characters Posing With 21st Century Technology

<b>Qingjian Meng</b> is a talented photographer and artist, whose work focuses on fashion and portraiture. Meng began his photography career working along …

Entertainment - MarketWatch.com

This 34-year-old woman is worried about her financial future if she marries (and he predeceases her).<p>4:55 p.m. Today4:55 p.m. April 2, 2018<p>There’s a …

'GoldenEye: Source' is the unofficial HD remake of 007, available now for free

Developer Rare and publisher Nintendo in 1997 dropped what’s arguably one of the greatest games for the Nintendo 64 in GoldenEye 007. Based off the …

Retrogaming

Kenchikukagu: 3 tiny portable rooms from Japan that open like a suitcase

Many of us associate Japan with robots and gadgets, but few of us have ever seen small and abstract boxes transform into elegant and practical …

Portable

Can't buy a SNES Classic Mini? How to build your own retro console for just £50 - Pocket-lint

Like vinyl records, The Crystal Maze and seaside holidays, retro gaming is in the middle of a resurgence. There are reimagined machines based on both …

Raspberry Pi

How to Make Korean Fried Chicken Wings at Home

Since the late 1990s and early 2000s, Korean Fried Chicken, which is said to have been invented by one of two Korean restaurant chains (Pelicana Chicken and Mexican Chicken), has expanded from its Seoul origins to achieve international recognition. And it's no wonder why: Doused in a salty-sweet …

Fried Chicken

$30 eBay Find Makes Shooting 3D with Your DSLR a Breeze

Shooting stereoscopic 3D images usually means breaking out a cool old film camera like the one used here, but this $30 eBay find from 1950 can make …