An earlier version of this piece ran in 2016. "Why are traffic lights red, yellow and green?" When a child asks you a question like this, you have a few options. You can shut her down with a "Just because."
Two thousand years ago, on August 19, 14 AD, Caesar Augustus died. He was Rome’s first emperor, having won a civil war more than 40 years earlier that transformed the dysfunctional Roman Republic into
Fresh spices and vegetables give this homemade Japanese curry a blast of flavor. Japanese curry (or kare, as it's called in Japan) is one of the nation's most popular convenience and comfort foods. Most
Rome? Been there. Venice? Done that. Florence? Bought the statue-of-David postcard. While this triumvirate of tourist destinations is a must-do for any first-time visitor to Italy, many of the country’s
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