Lilli Donahue

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Can Pope tackle religious divide in Central African Republic?

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/world/1210000/1210244_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1534804763_4618e1da585cf0b83d3af205ab1a4a14<p><b>When Pope Francis put the Central African Republic on his itinerary, he gave his Vatican security officers a major challenge.</b><p>It's no longer full-blown …

Eco-Friendly Barn House Beautifully Reinvents the Classic Farm Dwelling

On a 160-acre homestead in Chileno Valley, California sits the <i>Hupomone Ranch</i> and its new barn house. The land, which had been fallow for over 30 years, is now occupied by a young family with three children. They wanted to build a home that would reflect a commitment to farming and also draw on the …

Energy Efficiency

12 Vegan-Friendly Catering Companies That Will Make Your Event Spectacular

Planning a big event is a lot of work. There are so many things to do – rent a space, pick a band or DJ, decide on decorations and then there’s the …

Scrappy Rescued Kitten Amazes Family with His Photogenic Fluffiness

Silas the cat was in poor health when a Florida family found him on the side of the road. Since he was near death and desperately in need of a loving home, Silas' rescuers decided to adopt him and nurse him back to health. Before long, the young kitten was living a life full of delicious treats, …

Pets

The best new restaurants in Austin and more of the week’s top stories

<b>Editor’s note:</b> <i>The city’s newest must-try restaurants and Foo Fighters’ Austin album lead this round of top stories. Read on for the rest of the</i> …

3 Austin restaurants land on guide to the ultimate Southern road trip

Nothing says summer quite like a classic, American road trip. And one of the most important elements of that journey is a list of quintessential …

Where to Eat Now in San Francisco

The gateway to Napa has its own share of buzzy openings. The creative Californian menu at Aster <i>(entrées $29–$34)</i>, Daniel Patterson’s new spot in the …

NYC's Lowline to Turn Forgotten Trolley Tunnel into World's First Underground Park

How do we add green space to our ever-growing cities? That's one of the questions that the New York City Lowline is trying to answer, as the world's first underground park. Using solar technology, they want to transform a historic trolley terminal – untouched since 1948 – into a beautiful public …

Urbanism

Cuba Stops Mother-to-Child HIV Transmission

Cuba is the first country in the world to stop the transmission of the AIDS virus from mothers to their babies, the World Health Organization said Monday.<p>Cuba’s also stopped the transmission of syphilis from mothers to newborns –- two feats that show it’s possible to control epidemics of both …

11 Food Trends at the NYC Fancy Food Show

The 61st Summer Fancy Food Show in New York City showcases the latest food trends each year. My favorites are:<p>1-<b>Charcuterie is Hip</b><p>Charcuterie is no longer the old-fashioned butcher down the block. Hipsters are redefining the gastronomic tradition using the best ingredients. Charlitō's Cōchina in …

9 tips to travel on the cheap from someone who's visited 125 countries on $15 a day

According to Patrick Martin Schroeder, you can.<p>For the past eight years, he's traveled around the world and spent approximately $45,000 in the process, which averages out to just $15 per day.<p>To date, he's visited 125 countries, including all of North America, South America, and Europe.<p>You can view …

Flying

This Is the Best Pizza in America (Yep, We Said It)

Philadelphia’s Pizzeria Beddia is a seatless joint with two employees and no phone. It also happens to serve the best pizza in America. (Yep, we said it.) Andrew Knowlton delves deep into the obsessive mind and magical dough of owner Joe Beddia.<p><i>Philadelphia's Pizzeria Beddia is a seatless joint</i> …

How to Cook Mussels Like Some Kind of Professional Mussel-Cooker

By Rochelle Bilow<p>Mussels are quick-cooking, inexpensive, and party-friendly. Avoid these common mistakes, and get them right, every time.<p>Quick—name a dish that's inexpensive, quick-cooking, fancy enough for a party, but easy enough to make on a weeknight. If you said mussels, we're on the same …

A Genius Dinner Party, Part 3: Pan-Roasted Sea Scallops

<i>We partnered with Miele to show you how to plan and execute a Genius night in for six to eight friends. Follow along as we prepare a three-course menu on a Miele range and share tips for perfect ambiance. Here's to an evening that's a little less kitchen-heavy and a little more wine-and-dine.</i> <i>See</i> …

Luxury Trends in Social Media: Keep Exclusivity While Building New Value Proposals

With the NET-A-PORTER and Yoox merger, all luxury brands need to quickly embrace new e-commerce strategies and develop a unique social media …

eCommerce

Ideas for New Orleans Bachelorette Party, Wedding and Honeymoon

Whether you're celebrating with your girls, your guests, or your guy, every night's a party in Nola. From where to stay with your girlfriends to how to have a New Orleans wedding just like Solange (and even the best spots to dine on your honeymoon), here's where to stay, what to eat, and what to do …

Gay Group Cancels Charity Because Owners of Gay Hotel Spoke Nicely About Ted Cruz

On Thursday, April 23, an openly gay hotel owner remarked on his Facebook page that he had accepted the opportunity to speak with GOP presidential …

Ted Cruz

On the Red Couch with Senior Environmental Editor Todd Woody

<i>Journalist Todd Woody has written widely about the environment for over 20 years. From the dot com days to the death of coal, he’s covered what is arguably the biggest story of our time: the life of our planet.</i><p><i>It’s something he thought about early in his career, sitting on a plane, hovering over</i> …

Surfing

Leonardo DiCaprio is Turning His Private Island into an Eco-Resort

Leonardo DiCaprio is a lot of things—actor, environmentalist, ultimate man of leisure—and now he’s looking to add one more: eco-resort hotelier. In …

Culinary Diplomacy Is On America’s Menu

The Plate<p>This United States’ most successful export is culture, and our most quickly developing cultural space is the culinary arts. Whatever your personal opinion is of action movies, or hip-hop music, or baseball, or gourmet hamburgers, these cultural icons represent America’s best offerings to a …

U.S. State Department

20 Basic Cooking Techniques That Every Home Chef Should Master

<b>There are an endless amount of cooking techniques one should know</b>, but let's just start with the basics. Master these 20, and we'll definitely be coming over for dinner.

Are Luxury Brands Utilising The Full Potential Of Social Media?

(Article by Hassib Nasseri)<p>The world of Advertising, PR and Marketing is changing at a lightening speed. Some brands have adapted to these changes …

Why the Simplest Recipes Are Still Worthwhile

<i>If the grocery store isn't your favorite place, it should be. We're sleuthing for the best back-of-the-box recipes and each week we'll share our latest find.</i><p><i>Today: The dinnertime antidote for tired, uninspired days.</i><p>This isn’t a complicated recipe: A handful of fresh, crunchy vegetables and a can of …

Jay Z Defends Tidal: 'We Are Here for the Long Haul'

“Stream of consciousness coming in 5, 4, 3, 2…,” Jay Z‘s rarely used Twitter warned before the rapper unloaded a 15-minute, 14-tweet defense of his …

Adidas’ New Running Shoes Could Be Garbage, and That’s a Good Thing

Can sportswear help save marine life? Leaders of the German athletic wear giant Adidas believe it can, but some scientists are skeptical.<p>On Monday, …

Chef Enrique Olvera to Run Culinary Program at Los Cabos, Mexico Hotel

Lauded Mexican chef Enrique Olvera (Cosme, NYC) is heading up the culinary program at The Cape, a Thompson Hotel in Los Cabos, Mexico, which will open soon. Olvera tells Eater that he "will be overseeing and developing the menus for The Cape's signature restaurant Manta, as well as consulting on …

How Alabama Shakes Gambled Big on Wild Second Album ‘Sound & Color’

Alabama Shakes knew right away that their second album was going to take them down a strange new path. The first track the band laid down for <i>Sound &</i> …

10 Healthy Pantry Items for a Spring Cleanse

Here, 10 tasty pantry staples to jump-start a shift toward healthier living, regardless of whether you eschew meat.<p><i>Time</i> magazine has called Gene Baur …

Read all about it: Old Portland, Maine, newspaper office becomes hotel

Here's some front-page news: The historic old newspaper building in Portland, Maine, will become the city's first "lifestyle boutique" hotel.<p>The Press Hotel, slated to open May 6, aims to tell a story that's all about location, location, location. Actually, make that two stories: one is about the …