Jasmine Enerson

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This Hot Soup Is (Maybe) Even Better Than Coffee

It's fast, it's comforting, and it's a great breakfast—all hail miso soup!<p><i>Associate web editor Rochelle Bilow really loves breakfast. Sure, she’s a morning person by nature, but what she really digs about breakfast is that it’s an opportunity to start the day on the right foot. It’s a chance to eat</i> …

Breakfast

The 2 Guiding Principles of Soup (& a Recipe for Tomatillo Tortilla Soup)

<i>Met with tomatillo soup failure, Elizabeth Stark turns to the two guiding principles of soup-building to find her way.</i><p>With the goal of spending a little more time on the porch with a drink and a little less time fussing around the kitchen, I set out to make a large batch of stewed tomatillos to …

Cooking

Inside the mind of a mazemaker

With more than 700 creations, Adrian Fisher is the world's most prolific maze designer. He explains what goes into those twists and turns – and why we love feeling so confused.<p>In the 36 years that Adrian Fisher has been in business, he has created every kind of maze imaginable – from simple, …

United Kingdom

What would you see in a black hole?

What would it be like to fly a spacecraft into a black hole? Marcus Woo investigates.<p>Something about a black hole just pulls you in. Sure, its gravity is so strong that not even light can elude its grasp. But, there's something else, something harder to pinpoint. Maybe it's a black hole's absolute …

Black Holes

Plea for justice after S Africa anti-migrant violence

Victims of xenophobic attacks in South Africa are calling for justice.<p>Seven people have been killed in three weeks of violence - just the latest in a series of attacks against African migrants living in the country.<p>Al Jazeera met the family of one victim whose murder was caught on camera.<p>Charles …

South Africa

Freedom Day: 27 April

Freedom Day on 27 April is an annual celebration of South Africa's first non-racial democratic elections of 1994. It is significant because it marks …

South Africa

Fossil Free Africa campaign claims first win as Nedbank signals intention to sell coal-fired Kelvin Power station

[Press release]<p>Johannesburg: Fossil fuel divestment campaigners today celebrated news that Nedbank intends to divest from the coal-fired Kelvin Power …

Fossil Fuels

Gooey Brown Butter Blondies with Pecans

Makes 24 Servings<p>The ribbon of brown butter plays a raw cookie dough role in the center of these pecan blondies.<p>February 2015Print<p>Ingredients<p>Brown butter mixture<p>½ cup (1 stick) unsalted butter<p>1 large egg<p>¾ cup (packed) light brown sugar<p>1 teaspoon vanilla extract<p>½ teaspoon kosher salt<p>⅓ cup …

Dessert

Judge gives chimpanzees human rights for the first time (update)

New York justice briefly decrees two apes are covered by habeas corpus before changing her court order<p>For the first time in US history, a judge has decreed that a pair of chimpanzees held at a university research facility are covered by the same laws that govern the detention of humans, effectively …

Human Rights

Ebola outbreak: we simply could not cope, admits World Health Organisation

WHO admits its response was ‘slow and insuffcient’ and plans a to set up a 1,000-strong response team to deal with future emergencies<p>The World Health Organisation has admitted it “simply could not cope” with the Ebola crisis and pledged reforms to help it tackle a future outbreak.<p>“We have learned …

Disease

Hundreds leave South Africa after anti-immigrant violence

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Worried about their safety, hundreds of African immigrants headed out of South Africa in buses on Monday following deadly attacks …

South Africa

Egypt court sentences 22 to death over 2013 attack on police

CAIRO (AP) — An Egyptian criminal court on Monday sentenced 22 people to death after convicting them of storming a police station outside Cairo and …

Extremism

12 Foods To Eat When You're Totally Stressed Out

<i>By Lindsay Funston</i><p>When work deadlines begin piling up and your social calendar is booked, the last thing you want to hear is to steer clear of the vending machine. Who has time for healthy eating? But when it comes to combating stress levels, what you eat may actually help relieve your tension. …

'World's Largest House' for Sale in Tuscany for $32 Million--But It's a Secret

The urgent, suited-and-booted phalanx of international real estate agents have spent the last few weeks polishing and handing out their glossy spring brochures, which is to say, if you’re in the luxe home-market this season, there are some nifty deals to be had.<p>One deal in particular—in the very …

Real Estate

Crocodiles eating a human shocks British tourists on Zambezi sunset cruise

Conservationists say the body is likely to have been that of a suspected poacher whose group was ambushed by Zimbabwean rangers days earlier<p>British tourists were shocked to see crocodiles eating a man as they took a sunset cruise along the Zambezi River between <b>Zimbabwe</b> and <b>Zambia</b>.<p>The group and their …

Wildlife

Daylight Savings Time: 7 Surprising Things You May Not Know

Our annual clock fiddling leads to fewer robberies and more unhappy farmers, for starters.<p>For most of the United States, this weekend sees the return of clock confusion—and heated debate.<p>Many Americans will spring forward an hour to mark the beginning of daylight savings time (DST)—also known as …

Making Egypt’s Streets Safe for Women

Like her male Egyptian colleagues, Eman Helal often dons a gas mask and helmet when she photographs protests in Cairo. But the protective gear provides her an extra level of security — from men in public. Her helmet and mask hide her hijab — the only hint she is a woman, as she otherwise dresses …

Strange lights on dwarf planet Ceres have scientists perplexed

A dwarf planet is shining two bright lights at a NASA spacecraft right now, and our smartest scientists are unsure what they are.<p>As bizarre as that …

Pain Really Is All In Your Head And Emotion Controls Intensity

When you whack yourself with a hammer, it feels like the pain is in your thumb. But really it's in your brain.<p>That's because our perception of pain is shaped by brain circuits that are constantly filtering the information coming from our sensory nerves, says David Linden, a professor of …

The Brain

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

Twenty-Two Killed in Riots Before a Soccer Match in Egypt

At least 22 Egyptian soccer fans were killed and "dozens" of others were injured in clashes on Sunday night when the security forces barred them from entering a stadium to watch a match in the local league, officials said.<p>Egyptian domestic soccer competitions have been held before very limited …

Extremism

HIV prevention trial in Africa is a dud

Most women didn't take their doses of preventive medicine<p>A trial among 5,000 women in Zimbabwe, Uganda, and South Africa showed that daily HIV prevention regimens don't work to stop the disease. That may be because many of the women involved in the trial didn't take the medications they were …

Medicine

Jordan unleashes wrath on ISIS: 'This is just the beginning'

<b>Karak, Jordan (CNN) —</b> Two days after news emerged that ISIS had burned a captive Jordanian pilot to death, the Middle Eastern nation hit back, and is promising more.<p>Fighter jets carried out airstrikes Thursday, then returned to fly over the home of the slain 27-year-old pilot, Lt. Moath …

Islam