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The Science That Goes Into Making the Plant-Based Impossible Burger Taste Just Like Meat

We’re big fans of Impossible Foods and have previously posted a great deal about the Impossible Burger, specifically what’s in the burger, the …

Food

Gluten-Free Lower-Carb Lemon Bar Recipe

There are two kinds of lemon bars in this world. First are the bright yellow ones that usually have a lot of lemon and a lot of sugar (as much as 3 …

Food

Thursday's TV highlights: 'Scandal' finale and more

SERIES<p><b>Jay Leno's Garage</b> Oscar winner Jamie Foxx and singer-songwriter James Taylor are Leno's guests in the season premiere of this auto-centric series. 7 and 9 p.m. CNBC<p><b>The Big Bang Theory</b> Author Neil Gaiman ("American Gods") guest stars as himself in this new episode of the long-running sitcom. 8 …

Solange Gives Us a Lesson in Mastering the Tricky Beret

Ah, yes — the controversial beret. Is there a more chic, if not challenging, accessory to attempt? Style it right and you'll trick strangers into thinking you're an effortless French girl. Wear it wrong, and you're in Halloween costume territory. Luckily, Solange is here to help us all. The singer …

New York City

Review: A Brief ‘Brigadoon’ That’s Almost Like Falling in Love

Top-drawer Golden Age musicals like “Carousel” and “My Fair Lady” — both coming to Broadway next spring — are still eminently playable.<p>Those in the third drawer, and below, eminently aren’t. After their one shot at resuscitation in City Center’s Encores! series, they hastily return to the dusty …

The Full Monty Salad (or Sandwich) Recipe on Food52

<b>Author Notes:</b> This recipe is based in part after the most popular sandwich at Sqirl, The Woodstock. The great thing is that this recipe is meant to be used as a salad you can fix easily and keep in your fridge—or to put between two toasty slices of bread. Either way, it’s delicious. —Jessica</b> …

Recipes

Scottish MP Michelle Thompson Reveals She Was Raped as a Teen

Scottish Member of Parliament Michelle Thompson shared her personal experience with rape during a House of Commons debate on the UN International Day …

The best hotels in Portugal for under £100 a night

Portugal holidays,Hotels,Europe holidays,Short breaks,Weekend breaks,Beach holidays,Travel,Bed and breakfasts<p>Pastel-coloured palaces, beach-side design hotels, family-friendly farmhouses – and all bookable for under £100 a night. Here’s a pick of Portugal’s best value stays

European Travel

Samantha Bee crushes trolls who targeted Seattle councilwomen after NBA arena vote

Take that, Internet trolls.<p>On Monday night’s episode of “Full Frontal,” Samantha Bee eviscerated the folks who bombarded the women of the Seattle City Council with misogynist tweets and emails last week after the councilwomen dared to vote against the development of a half-billion dollar arena that …

Why Sean Parker thinks the Internet really needs another social network

"Maybe I'm just old, or maybe I don't get high on my own supply."<p>Sean Parker on why social networks aren't doing it for him

Sean Parker

Amy Schumer Responds to Fan Reactions Over Taylor Swift 'Thigh Gap' Joke

Amy Schumer is reminding Swifties that there’s no bad blood between her and Taylor Swift.<p>The comedian took to her Instagram and Twitter on Wednesday …

Pumpkin Spice and Maple Roasted Chicken

Fall is upon us, and with it comes maple and pumpkin spice-flavored everything. For Thanksgiving, if you are looking for something a little simpler and smaller than a full size turkey, try this maple and pumpkin spice rub whole chicken recipe.<p><b>Ingredients:</b><p>1 whole large chicken<br>• Pumpkin Spice …

Rome city guide: a day in Monti

Monti is central Rome's secret urban village. Tourists dutifully tick off the Colosseum, the Quirinal hill, the imposing Santa Maria Maggiore basilica, but tend to ignore what lies between them, assuming "there's nothing to see" – and so missing out on one of the city's most charming old …

Best Restaurants in Testaccio, Rome's Original Foodie Neighborhood

Here are the absolute must-visit foodie spots in Rome's Testaccio neighborhood, where Roman cuisine was born.

Vintage Sicily: a wine tour of the island

Winemaking in Sicily is as old as the hills, but a new breed of producers is offering a fresh way of getting a taste for it, with great food and accommodation amid the vines<b><br>• More Italian wine resorts</b><p>It felt like entering a Bond villain's lair. We followed Viviana Pitino of the Buonivini estate …

Off the beaten track in Rome

From the Colosseum to the Sistine Chapel, Rome's headline acts need no introduction. But away from these historic crowd-pleasers, there are a host of lesser-known sights and neighbourhoods waiting to be discovered. Here's a selection of our favourites.<p>Chiesa di Santa Prassede<p>The interior of the …

Italy

The Pinnacle of Pasta: The Top 9 Plates of Pasta in Rome

The top plates of pasta in Rome, from cult classics to signature dishes.<p>A decent carbonara is pretty easy to come by in Rome. But no one visits the Italian capital in search of a merely passable pasta dish. After several thousand Roman restaurant meals over the past dozen years—including more …

Rome Must-Dos

Travel<p>Our experts recommend the top attractions in and around Rome—with advice on how to get the most out of your visit.<p><b>Pantheon</b> <br>"A magical space, expansive, evocative, and peaceful."—Ann Wise, Rome-based journalist. Rome's most intact ancient monument; a massive sphere designed as a pagan temple …

Italy

Kelly Osbourne Posts Photo Of Herself Dressed As Rachel Dolezal On Instagram

Plenty of celebrities have added their two cents to this whole Rachel Dolezal situation, but Kelly Osbourne's response takes things to a whole new level.<p>The 30-year-old daughter of Sharon and Ozzy Osbourne posted a photo to her Instagram page on Thursday, in which she's dressed to look like the …

20 fascinating facts that make you think twice

Luckily, the folks over at Reddit have a collection of true facts about life, and we've combed through them to find our favorites.<p>From a creature that can survive the harsh vacuum of space to the odd state sport of Maryland, you're bound to learn something that makes you think twice.<p><i>Note: A shorter</i> …

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House Beautiful magazine transforms an Uptown New Orleans home for its 'Kitchen of the Year' | NOLA.com

This spring has been full of cinematic surprises for Helen and Scott Jenkins. "I've had a lot of 'Pinch me, please' moments," said Helen, standing in …

Kitchens

Indian police arrest four men over rape of nun

Indian police have arrested four Bangladeshi nationals in connection with the rape of an elderly nun that led to protests by the country's Christian community.<p>Police officials tracked the suspects down to the northern state of Punjab after CCTV images and e-fit images were circulated nationwide.<p>The …

How to Fall in Love

Psychologist Arthur Aron set up an experiment in which two strangers, a man and a woman, met at the laboratory. They were instructed to discuss the …

Relationships

'Tekken 7' Producer Responds To Narrow Minded People, Earns My Respect

Long term Tekken producer Katsuhiro Harada recently reacted to people who were upset that the upcoming Tekken 7 is getting an Arabic character added to the playable roster. Some of them even wanted the character removed. His response was rather great really.<p>Bear in mind that this new character, …

Samsung pledges over $100m to make an open Internet of Things finally happen

CEO BK Yoon says the Internet of Things ‘is no longer a pipe dream’ and promises to make all Samsung devices open to others<p>Samsung’s chief executive BK Yoon promised more than $100m in funding for developers and to create an open system to kickstart an Internet of Things (IoT) revolution.<p>Samsung …

Internet of Things

The Magic Of Pressure Cookers, Explained

If you do any cooking at home, you know about the magic of pressure cookers. Whether you often dream about owning one, openly admit you're too scared to give one a try, or -- if you're really lucky -- you just got one for Christmas and can't wait to give it a go, we have a video you need to …