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20 One-week Vacations to Take Between Jobs

The best way to get ready for a new job? Take a vacation!<p>Getting a new full-time gig is thrilling, and the very best way to start a new position is …

15 Ingenious Cooking Tips You Can Copy From Chef Tyler Florence

If you're an avid Food Network watcher, you already know who Tyler Florence is. If not, allow me to introduce you to the TV host and chef, who just happens to have as many good cooking tips as he does good looks. Tyler is from Greenville, SC, and now lives in San Francisco with his wife and two …

How to make the perfect beef pho

The first thing you need to know about pho is that it doesn’t tend to rhyme with “know”. Most Vietnamese will pronounce it “fuh”, rather like the French word for “fire”, which is unsurprising, since the name is generally thought to come from the pot au feu casserole brought over by the French – …

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My secret hideaway: foreign correspondents reveal all

Foreign correspondents know how to get under the skin of a country. But where do they go when they want to get away from it all? Here, well-travelled journalists reveal their ultimate holiday escapes<p>Afua Hirsch on São Tomé e Principe, Africa<p>At first I felt critical of the many Africans I spoke to …

Travel

Turmeric Chicken with Sumac and Lime

<b>Ingredients</b><p>1 teaspoon ground turmeric<br>• Sea salt and freshly ground black pepper<br>• 4 bone-in chicken thighs<br>• 2 tablespoons grapeseed oil<br>• 3/4 cup water<br>• 4 cloves …

Mustard and White Wine Braised Chicken

Heat oven to 375°. Heat oil in a 6-qt. saucepan over medium-high heat. Season chicken with salt and pepper; working in batches, cook chicken, …

Mustard

A Nourishing Bowl With Turmeric From NYC's Dimes Restaurant

<i>Dimes restaurant (and Dimes Deli) in New York City is all about serving fresh, whole food dishes without being preachy about it.</i> <i>Today we have a bowl</i> …

Sweet Potatoes

63 Healthyish Super Bowl Snacks

Cooking

Best New Spinach Salad Recipes

Here, Seattle chef and restaurateur Ethan Stowell of Staple & Fancy shares his ultimate DIY spinach salad guide, featuring an easy vinaigrette and …

How Africa's fastest solar power project is lighting up Rwanda

East African plant is completed in less than a year – creating jobs and setting the country on the path to providing half its population with electricity by 2017<p>Lisez cet article en francais<p>“Arise, shine for your light has come,” reads a sign at the entrance to the first major solar power farm in …

Renewable Energy

10 Industries That Are Booming in 2015

Keep an eye out on these sectors whether you're in the thick of the job hunt or just looking for new investment opportunities.<p>Fresh college grads hear it quite often: we're now entering a world in which the majority of the job market consists of jobs, sometimes even whole industries, that didn't …

Shrimp and Kiwi Salad

Step 1<p>Heat 1 teaspoon oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Add shrimp; sauté 4 minutes or until done. Remove from heat.<p>Step …

7 Healthy (and Delish!) Breakfast-for-Dinner Dishes

Why NOT double up on the most important meal of the day?<p>There's something special about a morning meal filled with eggs, pancakes, and French toast—but they taste even better when you eat them for dinner. (We know, we’re total rebels!) So tonight, may we suggest indulging yourself with these …

A big pot of lentils, four different recipes

As with many humble ingredients, lentils are often overshadowed by their fancier counterparts. But these little pellets of goodness are chock-full of protein and able to carry some serious flavours. My love affair with them started with the incomparable lentil dhal. Taking the dhal as a starting …

Extreme Sports

Icelandic people tell gov't to take more refugees from Syria

REYKJAVIK, Iceland (AP) — "Future spouses, best friends, our next soul mate." That's how an Icelandic author is describing refugees seeking European …

Europe

Israel plans to demolish 13,000 Arab buildings in West Bank, UN says

UN finds only 33 of 2,020 Palestinian planning applications approved, with demolitions causing poverty and leaving families in ‘state of chronic uncertainty’<p>Israel plans to demolish up to 13,000 structures, most of them on privately owned Palestinian land in the part of the illegally occupied West …

Israel

Palestinian mother dies after attack that claimed husband, baby

<b>Jerusalem (CNN) —</b> A Palestinian mother severely burned in an arson attack that claimed the lives of her husband and toddler has died of her injuries, a family member said Sunday -- leaving the family's 4-year-old son as the only survivor.<p>Reham Dawabsheh had been in critical condition since the July …

Israel

Switching Thinking About Cognitive Flexibility

<b>UM researchers propose a new model of the ability to shift thoughts that could increase understanding of behavioral and neurological …

Neuroscience

Elation as migrants are received with open arms in Austria and Germany

Austria and Germany threw open their borders to thousands of exhausted refugees on Saturday, bussed to the Hungarian border by a rightwing government that had tried to stop them but was overwhelmed by the sheer numbers reaching Europe’s frontiers.<p>Left to walk the last yards into Austria, …

European Union

Breakfast Pizza Recipes That'll Revolutionize Your Mornings

Mamma mia! These pizzas will have you leaping out of bed.<p>Pizza for breakfast doesn't have to mean reheating leftovers from last night's dinner (though that's totally acceptable, especially if you do so on a skillet). You can tap into your love for this world's most perfect food by whipping up a pie …

Breakfast

Holiday Home Swap

What is a home swap holiday?<p>Frequently asked questions Have a question about exchanging homes? Check out our Frequently Asked Questions for …

Isis’s destruction of Palmyra: ‘The heart has been ripped out of the city'

Isis is destroying the ‘Venice of the sands’ piece by piece – and worse atrocities may be yet to come. Will the brutal organisation erase the memory of Syria’s extraordinary history? Plus, Robin Yassin-Kassab assesses the impact on the nation<p>At length we stood on the end of the col and looked over …

Middle East

Veggie and Basil Egg Muffins Recipe on Food52

<b>Author Notes:</b> Fill a bunch of muffin cups with half a dozen beaten eggs and a handful of veggies, set to cook in the oven for 20 minutes, go take a shower and voilà! A delicious low-carb, gluten-free and protein-rich breakfast that you'll love biting into. No fuss, no hassle, and you can keep them …

Breakfast

15 Recipes That Combine Avocados and Eggs For the Greatest Breakfast Ever

There are no words that could possibly describe the great combo that is avocados and eggs. It's fat on fat — and the only thing that could possibly make this partnership even more melt-worthy is adding a third fat (bacon or cheese . . . or both). Thankfully these recipes go there. From sandwiches …

Podcasts that will make you smarter

"This American Life" host Ira Glass, comedian and "WTF" host Marc Maron, and comedian and "This American Life" contributor Mike Birbiglia.Michael Buckner/Getty<p>The massive success of last fall's "Serial" true crime podcast and this year's "WTF" podcast interview with President Barack Obama marked a …

11 Essential Breakfast Sandwiches

The breakfast sandwich (egg of some kind, meat, and cheese, on toast, a sandwich roll, or an English muffin) is popular for one major reason: …

Sandwiches

Experts say these are the 20 best beers in the world

The 20 beers were selected for their world-class recognition — some are accessible, some are obscure — and their elegant variety of styles.<p>From brews with robust cherry aromas to a dessert porter with strong but sweet maple-syrup flavors, keep scrolling to find out which beers made the cut.

5 of the Healthiest Alcoholic Beverages You Can Get at a Bar

It seems like every time we start researching the best ways to get healthy, those same old words hit us like a slap in the face: "Cut out all …

12 Tips on How to Maintain a Healthy Relationship While Traveling For Work

If you, like millions of other professionals, frequently travel for business, you might have mixed feelings toward this obligation. While it can be exciting to visit new locations and make interesting contacts, the demands of being away for an extended period can cause both physical and mental …

The 25 best cities for foodies around the world

One of the best parts about traveling is getting to indulge in regional delicacies from around the world.<p>We combed through a recent Quora thread on the best cities for foodies and pulled out the top food cities where you'll find everything from high-end Michelin-starred restaurants to scrumptious …