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Life Advice From the 23-Year-Old Who Ate Chipotle for 153 Days

"If anything, my appreciation for Chipotle has only increased."<p>Andrew Hawryluk is a 23-year-old animator living in Los Angeles. On the first day of Lent this year, Hawryluk decided he would give up <i>not</i> eating Chipotle once a day, he explains on his blog So began "Chipotlent": That …

Low-carb Diet

5 Ingredients, 5 Campari Cocktails

<i>Today: Who needs a fully stocked bar when you can make five Campari cocktails with only five ingredients?</i><p>This summer, we want to make—and drink—more cocktails, but we're reasonable: We're not going to fully stock our bar in a flash. And that's okay. With <b>oranges, vermouth, gin, Campari, and club …


15 Ways to Make Magic with Your Food Processor

If you, as a child or as an adult, read Calvin and Hobbes, you'll remember Calvin's transmogrifier. Ostensibly, the transmogrifier was a cardboard box—but we know that it was magic, capable of transforming one thing into another thing almost instantaneously (though only Calvin and Hobbes could see …

Middle East
Middle East
Middle East
North Africa
Middle East

Israeli selfie from Miss Universe contest causes stir in Lebanon

BEIRUT (Reuters) - A Israeli beauty queen’s selfie has caused a stir in Lebanon, with some Lebanese saying their country’s contestant at the Miss Universe pageant should be stripped of her title for consorting with the enemy.<p>Miss Israel Doron Matalon posted a photo of herself and Miss Lebanon Saly …

North Africa

Huge asteroid to 'narrowly' miss Earth

Space rock code-named 2004 BL86 set to pass Earth on January 26 in 'near miss' and won't be seen again for next 200 years<p>Amateur stargazers will have a once-in-a-decade opportunity to see an asteroid a third of a mile wide “narrowly” miss Earth on January 26.<p>The space rock, code-named 2004 BL86, is …


Palestinians protest Baird’s visit by hurling eggs, shoes at convoy

Dozens of Palestinian protesters hurled eggs and shoes at the convoy of the visiting Canadian foreign minister Sunday in a show of defiance toward Canada's perceived pro-Israel stance.<p>John Baird was visiting Ramallah to meet Palestinian Foreign Minister Riad Malki when demonstrators pelted his …

French Muslims resent scrutiny after Charlie Hebdo attack

Word that one of its native sons blasted his way into<p>terroristinfamy has brought unwelcome scrutiny to La Grande Borne, a crime-ridden housing project in the gritty southern Paris suburb of Grigny.<p>"He hasn't lived here for 15 years," said Brahim Agouram, president of the Muslim Union of Grigny. …

Charlie Hebdo

Russia's Prominent Prisoners Reflect Tension With Its Neighbors

One is a pioneering fighter pilot, another is a decorated intelligence agent and the third is a celebrated film director. Right now, all three are sitting in Russian jails.<p>The cases are not directly related, but all three are citizens of neighboring countries in conflict with Russia. Two are from …

North Africa

Police across Italy plan to strike for first time on a national level

Italian police vow to “avenge the mudslinging” directed at their Roman colleagues after 83 per cent of the Italian capital's police officers called in sick on New Year’s Eve<p>Local police forces across <b>Italy</b> are planning to strike for the first time ever on a national level, in support of their <b>fellow</b> …

Belgian ‘jihadi leader’ remains free despite two arrests in Greece

Police are seeking Abdelhamid Abaaoud, 27, in connection with Thursday’s gun battle in Verviers, which left two dead<p>The presumed mastermind of the jihadi cell dismantled this week in Belgium remains at large, a Belgian minister said on Sunday, after arrests in Greece.<p>Asked if the suspected leader …

European History