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10 members of Congress took trip secretly funded by foreign government

See which lawmakers took the trip and how much it cost View Graphic<p>The state-owned oil company of Azerbaijan secretly funded an all-expenses-paid trip to a conference in Baku, on the Caspian Sea, in 2013 for 10 members of Congress and 32 staff members, according to a confidential ethics report …

From Basel to the Biennale: How to ship a masterpiece

The art world’s biggest events require countless works to be moved. Art transport is a huge industry, writes Kimberly Bradley.<p>Spring is the season for supersized art events: the Venice Biennale and Frieze’s New York edition are soon upon us, and Art Basel launches in late June. Pavilions, tents, …

Aaron Schock's final hours

His decision to quit was so abrupt that even Speaker John Boehner didn’t get a heads-up.<p>Aaron Schock’s Tuesday began with a quiet early-morning stroll near the Capitol with his close friend, Missouri Rep. Jason Smith. Schock, sporting shorts and a sweatshirt, frequently looked down at his …

What if the U.S. adopted Israel's election system?

Tuesday's elections in Israel are a reminder that there is more than one way for a democracy to choose its representatives.<p>Unlike Americans and Britons, voters in Israel don't choose a representative for their local geographical area. They vote on a national basis for a party, which publishes a …

U.S. Congress

How to Do a Kitchen Purge and Declutter- Bon Appétit

As we move to a new office, the Bon Appétit test kitchen is purging and organizing their workspace. Use some of their rules in your own kitchen.<p>Later this month, the <i>Bon Appétit</i> crew is moving from Times Square to our shiny, brand-new offices in One World Trade. Everyone is frantically clearing our …

Kitchens

Why Barbara Corcoran never invests in rich kids

"I feel very badly saying this to you, but I, as a matter of principle, don't invest in rich kids' businesses," investor Barbara Corcoran told the brothers.<p>Despite the Kusins' shocked expressions, they ended up leaving with a $150,000 investment from investor Lori Greiner for a 15% stake in their …

Making Sense of Creative Commons: What Does a CC License Signify?

There has been a bit of a fuss recently over Flickr’s decision to start selling prints of it’s members photographs. There is a potential 50 million …

Infographics

23 Of The Best New Photo and Video Apps Launched in 2014

The year 2014 saw a literal explosion of photo and video apps for iOS, Android and even for the desktop — many with their own unique niche or angle. Some are easy to learn and use while others focused on complex maneuvers best accomplished with a quality camera and a learning curve.<p>Here some of the …

2 Easy Ways to Capture Brilliant Starbursts in Your Photographs

Have you ever wondered how photographers are able to depict lights with a star effect along piers, boardwalks or a sunrise with trailing rays peering …

Landscape Photography

Old Glass: How to Use Old Film Lenses with New DSLR Cameras

Do you want a sharp and well built lens? Of course you do. Everyone does. Think you can’t afford great glass? Think again. You may not be looking in …

DSLR Cameras

Link About It: This Week's Picks

1. Obama Learns to Code<p>Last year when President Barack Obama delivered a YouTube speech encouraging young kids to learn to code, he hadn’t actually had any coding experience himself. To kick off this year’s Computer Science Education Week, Obama took on the task. While he didn't complete the entire …

J.K. Rowling’s New Harry Potter Story Is Quite a Tease

The first of J.K. Rowling’s new Harry Potter 12 Days of Christmas ‘series’ has landed — but the author didn’t make it easy to get to.<p>Having surprised …

Nature Collection Dishtowels

The collections use a combination of metallic inks, embroidery and hand screen printing, making each one unique. All linens are handmade in India, …

25 Microscopic Images of Snow Crystals

At the Beltsville Agricultural Research Center (BARC) in Maryland, you will find the US Department of Agriculture’s Low Temperature Scanning Electron …

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I’ll never forget the first time I pulled a whole roasted chicken from the oven. Juicy and golden, it was a beautiful sight. I almost didn’t want to …

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Preheat the oven to 325°F. In a small bowl, combine sage, rosemary, salt and pepper. Brush turkey breast all over with butter. Loosen skin over …

Rotisserie Chicken and Vegetables with Noodles | Homemade Healthy | Whole Foods Market

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Line an 8-inch square pan with 2 pieces of parchment paper, allowing it to hang generously over all sides. Place the pan on a flat, heatproof surface.<p>…

How To Make Jamie Oliver's Vegan Christmas Feast

Mouthwatering vegan Christmas recipes, exclusively curated by Jamie Oliver for BuzzFeed Life.

Vintage Fabric Bird Models Take Flight in Mirror Dioramas

Josephine Hague's colorful cloth-covered bird models roost on mirrors and lend a whimsical air to their surroundings. The Somerset-based artist comprises her birds of Japanese and vintage floral fabric strips, resulting in a cheerful patchwork of vibrant textures and hues. In most pieces, a mirror …

Warren Buffett donates $25,000 to pro-Hillary Clinton group

For Hillary Clinton 2016, Warren Buffett is putting his money where is mouth is and making his first-ever donation to an independent political group.<p>Buffett, the world's third-richest man and head of Berkshire Hathaway, gave $25,000 to Ready for Hillary, according to a source with the group. The …

New Spectacular Moleskine Doodles That Explode with Energy by Kerby Rosanes

A lot has changed in a year and a half, or when we last featured the work of Philippines-based illustrator Kerby Rosanes. Take a look at his website, called Sketchy Stories, and you'll see a chart filled with logos of the companies he's worked with which include Nike, Ford and Mazda. On Facebook …

Frank Gehry Is Right: 98% Of Architecture Today 'Has No Respect For Humanity'

At a press conference in Spain a few weeks ago, a journalist asked world-famous architect Frank Gehry what he would say to critics who accuse him “of practicing showy architecture.” Gehry, who was in town to receive a prestigious Princess of Asturias Award, responded by extending his middle finger. …

Color Obsession of the Week: Berry

A mirror, a colander, a pitcher, and more in Berry.<p><b>This week's finds:</b><p>1. Software Round Brezza Wall Mirror, $200. lampsplus.com.2. Essie Nail Polish in Big Spender, $9. essie.com.3. Basic Elements Pillow in Berry Design by Villa Home, $45. burkedecor.com.4. Benjamin Moore Paint in Pink Corsage. …