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Zora Neale Hurston’s Lost Interview With One of America’s Last Living Slaves

<i>Their Eyes Were Watching God</i> is required reading in high schools and colleges and cited as a formative influence by Toni Morrison and Maya Angelou. …

Black History

Are your phone camera and microphone spying on you? | Dylan Curran

Taping over the lens is just the first step in keeping online snoopers out of your business<p>Here is what the former FBI director James Comey said when he was asked back in September 2016 if he covered his laptop’s webcam with tape.<p>“Heck yeah, heck yeah. Also, I get mocked for a lot of things, and I …

Spying

The Paris Lawyer Who Gives Google Nightmares

Dan Shefet is an unlikely tech revolutionary. He's not a young math geek who builds driverless cars, nor does he promise to make a tech product for the masses. His crusade is different. The 63-year-old year old Shefet has staged an astonishingly effective campaign in Europe to thwart the torrent of …

Fake News

A Cheap and Easy Substitute for Heavy Cream

Need heavy cream for a recipe you're making? Use this cheap and easy stand-in, so you won't have to run to the store for any. It requires just milk …

An Afternoon With A Young Māori Healer

The traditional medicinal practice of rongoā was once outlawed, but it's never gone away.<p>New Zealand practitioners of rongoā Māori, known as tohunga or healers, are increasingly opening up their recipe books and offering age-old remedies handed down to them by their elders. Reports of success in …

The Inside Story Of How An Ivy League Food Scientist Turned Shoddy Data Into Viral Studies

Brian Wansink won fame, funding, and influence for his science-backed advice on healthy eating. Now, emails show how the Cornell professor and his colleagues have hacked and massaged low-quality data into headline-friendly studies to “go virally big time.”<p><b>In the summer of 2013</b>, Özge Siğirci, a …

Dietary Advice Based on the Bacteria in Your Gut

Companies say the microbiome varies from person to person—and so should the most effective diet<p>By<p>Charles Wallace<p>For almost a decade, researchers have been sequencing the bacteria that live in the human gut. Now, some startups are claiming they can use that technology to help people diet more …

How to Dehydrate Ginger

Ginger is a wonderful, warm spiced with many culinary and medicinal uses. A must for the holidays when it comes to gingerbread and ginger cookies, it …

19 Breakfast Baking Recipes to Make Your Mornings Toasty

More<p>Breakfast<p>Everything you need to make the most important meal of the day delicious.<p>I spent a lot of my life intimidated by baking—I'd happily make elaborate breakfasts of eggs and potatoes and the like, but when it came to baked goods I left it to the professionals. Eventually I got over my …

'Ultra-processed' products now half of all UK family food purchases

Half of all the food bought by families in the UK is now “ultra-processed”, made in a factory with industrial ingredients and additives invented by food technologists and bearing little resemblance to the fruit, vegetables, meat or fish used to cook a fresh meal at home.<p>Research by global nutrition …

Nutrition

Sunday Brunch - Articles - Chocolate and Cognac Cake - All 4

2 Feb 2018<p><b>Ingredients</b><p>600g dark chocolate<p>6 eggs, separated<p>150g sugar<p>100ml cognac<p>300ml double cream<p>cocoa powder and icing sugar to dust<p>200g crème …

The insect that painted Europe red

Truly vibrant red was elusive for many years: until a mysterious dye was discovered in Mexico. Devon Van Houten Maldonado reveals how a crushed bug became a sign of wealth and status.<p>Although scarlet is the colour of sin in the Old Testament, the ancient world’s elite was thirsty for red, a symbol …

Mexico City

Phulkobir Bora recipe: Try these cauliflower fritters as unusual canapés

<b>Phulkobi, or cauliflower, is a popular dish in Bangladeshi cuisine.</b><p>It is usually sautéed and served as a side dish or added to light fish curries.<p>I …

The Must-Read Brain Books Of 2017

The must-read brain books of 2017 featured persuasion, compulsion, popularity, fear, technology, distraction, and the reasons why we’re capable of so much good and so much evil. The eight books on this list all reveal important, timely insights about who we are, what we do and why we do it.<p><b>The Fear</b> …

Books

The year is 2037. This is what happens when the hurricane hits Miami

The climate is warming and the water is rising. In his new book, Jeff Goodell argues that sea-level rise will reshape our world in ways we can only begin to imagine<p>After the hurricane hit Miami in 2037, a foot of sand covered the famous bow-tie floor in the lobby of the Fontainebleau Hotel in Miami …

Rainfall

Ed Sheeran means well but this poverty porn has to stop | Afua Hirsch

Aid adverts featuring ‘white saviours’ may bring in cash but they remove all dignity from those who are suffering<p>It was almost exactly five years ago that I realised something was changing. A video landed on my phone – I was living in Ghana then – raising awareness of “this time of need for …

20 best Christmas recipes: part 2

From a traditional British cold ham to a Mexican bacalao for Christmas Eve, you can’t go wrong with these festive dishes<p>Serves 4<b><br>Little Gem lettuce hearts</b> 2, finely shredded<b><br>mayonnaise</b> 4-5 tbsp (see below)<b><br>tomato ketchup</b> 1-2 tbsp, or to taste<b><br>Tabasco sauce</b> 3-4 shakes<b><br>cognac</b> a dribble or two<b><br>spring onions</b> …

Christmas Recipes

Spruce Tips: 5 Reasons To Eat & 8 Ways To Use Them

I went for a walk in the park yesterday and picked a pocketful (I did not have anything else to put them into) of spruce tips. “Why on earth?” some …

What Amazon Echo and Google Home Do With Your Voice Data

Amazon Echo and Google Home—and other devices that have Alexa and Google Assistant built in—are some of the most promising new technologies to come …

'If only I'd been warned!' - writers choose books to give to their younger selves

Books,Fiction,Culture,Essays,Science and nature,Poetry,Vladimir Nabokov,Daphne du Maurier,JD Salinger,Elizabeth Bowen,Joseph Heller,Simone de Beauvoir,William Golding<p>Julian Barnes, Margaret Drabble, Tessa Hadley, David Nicholls and others choose reading matter that would have been useful when young

Literature

Best Carrot Cake

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Line 3 (9-inch) round cakepans with wax paper; lightly grease and flour wax paper. Set pans aside.<p>Step 2<p>Stir together first 4 …

Yotam Ottolenghi’s lentil recipes

Need help to get through the run-up to Christmas? You could do a lot worse than turn to lentils, a safe haven from everything the season can throw at you<p>A day after Black Friday and with just a month to go until Christmas, now is a time I turn to lentils. Lentils are, for me, the culinary …

Cheese

The Switch to Outdoor LED Lighting Has Completely Backfired

To reduce energy consumption, many jurisdictions around the world are transitioning to outdoor LED lighting. But as new research shows, this …

The key to a happy life? Gratitude that goes beyond Thanksgiving

The importance of gratitude goes beyond a picture-perfect Thanksgiving tableau.<p>Many experts believe that feeling grateful is also beneficial to your health.<p>"Gratitude is good medicine," says Robert A. Emmons, professor of psychology at UC Davis and founding editor in chief of the Journal of …

Happiness

Ikan bakar (barbecued fish) - Recipes

1<p>To make the sambal, place eschalot, garlic, turmeric, ginger, chopped lemongrass, shrimp paste and 6 whole chillies in a food processor and whiz to …

Thanksgiving Recipes

395<p>736<p>Before I left for my book tour, I put a few blog posts in the queue. But just a reminder to the rest of you, who are probably a little more …

Baking

Grandma’s Apple Pound Cake with Caramel Glaze Recipe (Simple)

I got this apple pound cake with caramel glaze recipe from my grandma’s old recipe notebook. I was searching for this kind of autumn dessert that is …

How to Make Caramel Sauce That You'll Want to Put on Everything

By Claire Saffitz<p>This smooth, salty caramel sauce will make your holidays extra sweet.<p>We can all agree that sauce makes just about every savory food better, and the same most definitely goes for dessert. Enter homemade caramel sauce, an irresistibly delicious substance able to improve everything …