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Pineapple Guacamole

This post is sponsored by Garden of Eatin’.I realized the other day that it has been nearly a year — <i>a year!</i> — since I posted a guacamole recipe on …

Cooking

Associated Press News

North Korea Cancels Plans For Cross-Border Family Reunions

A chance for families in South and North Korea to meet their long-lost relatives has been put off indefinitely, as North Korea canceled reunions that were to take place in the coming week. A South Korean official called the decision "inhumane" Saturday.<p>"The North's postponement shattered the thrill …

Yes, atomic bomb that fell in US almost went off, says document

An H-bomb that accidentally plunged into a North Carolina field in 1961 came far too close to actually exploding, according to a secret document newly published by the Guardian.<p>Newly declassified documents are on everyone's mind these days, as are inadequate safeguards on national-security …

Why would Somali militants attack a Kenyan shopping mall?

Shabab, the Al Qaeda-affiliated Somali militant group claiming responsibility for a deadly assault Saturday on an upscale Nairobi shopping mall, has been implicated in a string of attacks in Kenya in recent years.<p>The group has been issuing threats against Kenya since the country sent troops into …

Africa

Syria: 'Assad regime ordered me to gas people - but I could not do it'

General Zaher al-Sakat tells Richard Spencer that he was ordered three times to use chemical weapons against his own people in Syria - but he could not go through with it.<p>Few thought that the <b>Syrian</b> regime's promise to destroy its chemical weapons would be the end of the story. Brigadier-General …

Middle East

Associated Press News

Watch: The 10 Best Slow-Motion Scenes Ever

<b>When used properly,</b> few special effects are as exhilarating and awe-inspiring as slow-motion. While the problem is often that it's used to excess, slow-motion provides not just a heightened view of the action at hand, but also increases suspense, enhances the impact of a given emotion, and adds …

Akira Kurosawa

Articles about how designers live home on Dwell.com - Dwell

Richard Cook, a principal at Cook + Fox Architects, surveyed the Near Westside’s inventory of vacant structures and arrived at a...<p>Orla Kiely furnishes her renovated Victorian house with her signature prints.<p>A forward-thinking group home in the 20th arrondissement channels a midcentury spirit.<p>With …

Beverly Hills

Ten hidden gems of Europe

There’s no place like Paris, Barcelona or Rome - but Europe has untouched corners that match the big hitters on beauty and charm, and with far fewer tourists. Take the road less travelled with these ten hidden gems of Europe.<p>1. Burg Satzvey, Germany<p>Whisper it: this fairytale castle is a short ride …

European Travel

Fall Music Preview: 21 Albums to Watch

From M.I.A. to N.I.N., 2013 wraps up with some big names.<p>Fall is always a hotbed of the year's biggest releases, but after a handful of long-awaited comebacks (Justin Timberlake, My Bloody Valentine), dueling records from rap's titans (Kanye West and Jay Z), and standout efforts from Vampire …

8 Spa-Like Bathrooms Designed to Instantly Soothe

Let these airy oases across the globe spur some ideas for creating your own refuge.

Interior Design

Modern Lake House by John Robert Nilsson

• 1 |<p>2 |<p>A cozy fire pit furnished with comfort-minded seating provides a getaway at the end of a long day spent on the beach.<p>3 |<p>With no distinction …

Interior Design

How to Make Any Caramel Corn in 5 Steps

<i>Here at Food5, we love recipes -- but do we always use them? Of course not. Because once you realize you don't always need a recipe, you'll make your favorite dishes a lot more often.</i><p><i>Today: Take back caramel corn from the state fair. With 5 simple steps and the perfect caramel ratio, you can make</i> …

Recipes

30 – August – 2013 – Fubiz Media

Qatar's Floating Hotels for the 2022 World Cup

The small Arab state of Qatar has had to deal with much criticism for being chosen to host the 2022 World Cup. Not only have there been concerns about cooling the large stadiums and guests during the brutal summer months, but questions have risen about where the large influx of spectators will stay …

Sustainability

Late Night 'Thank You Notes' From Jimmy Fallon

<i>This interview was originally broadcast on May 23, 2011.</i><p>Every single day of Jimmy Fallon's life is like Thanksgiving. The comedian and host of <i>Late Night</i> tells <i>Fresh Air</i>'s Terry Gross that he is appreciative of the word moist — for being the "worst word ever." He's thankful, too, for taco shells that …

The Art of Honest Fried Chicken (A Lifestyle Choice)

<i>Sunday Dinners comes to us from our own chef/photojournalist/farmer/father figure Tom Hirschfeld, featuring his stunning photography and Indiana farmhouse family meals.</i><p><i>Today: The slow art of fried chicken -- with 12 tips and a master recipe.</i><p>Frying chicken, at its best, is a state of mind formed …

23 Amazing Labyrinths To Get Lost In

What is it about humans that make us love–and hate–being lost? Since the time of ancient Greece, we've been figuring out ways to entertain ourselves …

Fall Movie Preview: ‘Gravity,’ ‘The Wolf of Wall Street,’ and More

From ‘Gravity to ‘The Counselor,’ see what Marlow Stern is looking forward to after a miserable summer.

Street Chic: Made In America 2013

Event-o-Rama: 10 Must-Dos in September

<b>There are some amazing events on tap all over the world, all the time. Here’s a taste of what you can see and do in September:</b><p>Enjoy a good brew? Head to the Grand Place in <b>Brussels</b> for the 15th annual <b>Belgian Beer Weekend</b> (September 6-8). The festivities kick off with a celebration of Saint-Arnould, …

Travel

Caramelized Peaches + Cream with a Toasted Crumble

Caramelized Peaches + Cream with a Toasted Crumble.<p><i>by</i> Jessica <i>on</i> August 30, 2013 68<p>You know my stance on peaches.<p>I firmly believe that you really only …

Recipes

A Taste of Fall's Best Cookbooks

<i>Joanna Sciarrino</i><p>So many of our favorite chefs are releasing cookbooks this fall. Here's a taste.<p>Follow Bon Appetit on Twitter: www.twitter.com/bonappetit

The 10 Most Killer Cover Songs of the Past Decade

Karen O channeling Robert Plant? Rad! We picked one essential cover from each of the last ten years<p>This century has been a golden age for cover …

Cee-Lo Green

The 5th Wave

The Affairs of Others<p>By Amy Grace Loyd<p>304 pages; Picador<p>Available at:<p>Amazon.com | Barnes & Noble | iBooks | IndieBound<p>— Amy Fine Collins<p>Claire of the …

Books