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The NYPD Investigator Who’s Determined to Bust Harvey Weinstein

Early in the evening of March 27, 2015, a young Italian model named Ambra Battilana walked into the NYPD’s 9th Precinct house, a few blocks from …

Crime

Sexualised atmosphere among aid workers in Haiti disturbed me

I was among thousands flown in after the 2010 quake, and was unsettled by the atmosphere<p>I arrived in Port-au-Prince a few days after the earthquake in 2010. I was a spokesperson for Save the Children and my job was to help set up an emergency communications team.<p>It was my first experience of a …

NGOs

The bold new fight to eradicate suicide

Suicide is the leading cause of death among young people in the UK. Now an ambitious initiative is trying to reduce rates to zero. By Simon Usborne<p>Steve Mallen thinks the signs first started to show when his son stopped playing the piano. Edward, then 18, was a gifted musician and had long since …

Mental Health

What made 17th-century England so unbearable that thousands risked the voyage to America?

<b>Tim Smith-Laing reviews Emigrants: Why the English Sailed to the New World by James Evans</b><p>With all the political focus on immigration to these shores, it is easy to forget that anyone ever leaves Britain. But they do. Last year the Office for National Statistics recorded the emigration of 128,000 …

Quieter Than 1984, but No Less Terrifying

Kingsley Amis’s 1976 alternate-history masterpiece The Alteration is an overlooked—but timely—novel about the dangers of authoritarianism.<p>Imagine a United States in which the president has ordered the Environmental Protection Agency to scrub its website of climate-change content, his counselor and …

Literature

10 Dystopian Novels To Read Right Now

Dystopia now<p>Thanks to the incoming president and a Republican Congress which is trying to take healthcare away from millions of Americans, it's fair to say that our reality is looking more and more dystopian every day. So, while we can't recommend strongly enough that you take action to try and …

Books

Six Spooky Books for the Scary Season: Addressing the occult, the frightening and the uncanny

Nobody need sacrifice intellectualism for the sake of a good scare. There are many frightening, well-written books—both fiction and non—already out there, of course. But a selection of a new releases has grabbed hold of our attention and their captivating storytelling kept us engaged from beginning …

Horror

15 Vintage Recipe Collections to Explore

Cookbooks and recipe collections don’t just record the delicacies and comfort food of the past, but also reflect social trends, immigration, and …

Alton Brown's Not Just Another Kale Salad

<b>Ingredients</b><p>Quick preserved lemons (Makes 1 pint)<p>4 medium lemons, scrubbed and dried<br>• 1/4 cup coarse sea salt<br>• 1 lemon, juiced<p>Crispy chickpeas (makes 2 cups)<p>30 ounces canned chickpeas<br>• 2 tablespoons olive oil<br>• 1 teaspoon kosher salt<br>• 1 teaspoon sumac (optional)<br>• 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper (optional)<p>Not Just …

Chickpeas

Easy Ottolenghi Autumn: salads and sides

I love the transition from summer into autumn: everyone is still pretty relaxed after the holidays, but we’re also looking forward to the joys of the coming season. From a cook’s point of view, this is the best of both worlds. Our shopping baskets are still filled with sweet, sun-kissed tomatoes, …

Rachel Roddy's door-stopping vegetable bake recipe

Today’s recipe is a door-stopper. Not in the sense of keeping the door open – although it is probably heavy enough. A door-stopper in that it may make people stop, for a moment, at your door. A least, that’s what happened to mine yesterday.<p>Our whole building – seven floors, each with three flats – …

Italian Food

Here are some of the darkest true-crime stories from California

Good morning, it is <b>Monday, Sept. 5</b>. On this sunny Labor Day, we are taking a detour into noir. There's been quite a bit of true-crime reporting in the Essential California newsletter the past week because of The Times' series "Framed," about a bizarre incident in Irvine.<p>We'd like to welcome our new …

The 25 Best Movies of 2016

With just days left before we turn another page in the calendar, here's a look back at the year's best films.<p>The movie year is just about over, and a review of the past twelve months makes clear that cinephiles have been spoiled with sterling movies, from blockbuster superhero sagas and low-budget …

New Orleans Saints

12 Awesome Food Bloggers Share Their Most Popular Salad Recipes

We are in prime salad season now that it's August. There are so many incredible vegetables that need to be enjoyed, but sometimes making everything …

Healthy Eating

100 Must-Read Mystery & Crime Novels Around the World

This installment of the 100 Must-Read list is sponsored by the <b>Fiona Fitzgerald Mystery Series</b> by Warren Adler.<p>The Fiona Fitzgerald Mystery Series …

Top 10 Creepy, Fictional Podcasts: What to Listen to When Reality Becomes Too Scary

Who needs learning and facts when you have 'Limetown' and 'Night Vale'??<p>I’ll admit it: I’m no expert in podcasts. It’s a whole thing, apparently? I …

Horror

15 Great Summer Chardonnays

Break out a bottle on a hot day.<p>When the weather's hot, jaded sommeliers and wine pros may go for Italian Vermentino or French Muscadet. But classic …

Napa Valley

A kitchen in Rome

<i>A tavola, la carbonara è pronta</i> (“to the table, the carbonara is ready”), a woman shouted in flinty Roman from a window. She was shouting to a pair of teenagers smoking in the corner of the internal courtyard, a <i>motorino</i> that had clearly seen some action next to them. The woman then pulled in …

Italian Food

The 10 Best Food Documentaries On Netflix Streaming Right Now

<b>Last Updated: April 5th</b><p>Eating and drinking are essential parts of life, right up there with breathing and sex. We’ll count on you to research the latter two items on your own, but when it comes to food and alcohol we’re here to help.<p>Below are the 10 best food documentaries on Netflix right now that …

Streaming

41 Of The Most Suspenseful Books You'll Ever Read

*GASP*<p><i>Note: Entries have been edited for clarity and length.</i>

Books

18 Creepily Fascinating True Crime Books You Really Need To Read

The only thing more captivating than crime fiction is crime non-fiction.<p>WARNING: Many of these books contain themes of a violent and disturbing nature.

Books

The Middle East Correspondent Who Predicted the Rise of ISIS Tells Us About His 30-Year Career

In conversation with one of the most respected Middle East correspondents in the world.<p>Patrick Cockburn's new book, <i>Chaos & Caliphate</i> , begins with an epigraph from W.B. Yeats: "Things fall apart; the centre cannot hold; Mere anarchy is loosed upon the world..." Despite being one of the most …

Middle East

7 Spring Lipstick Trends You're About to See Everywhere

We took cues from the spring fashion shows to predict which colors will be on everyone's lips come spring — literally. And you don't have to be 5'11'' to pull off these runway trends. Whether you prefer unexpected brights or more subdued nudes, there's a shade here for everyone. And to make it even …

Beauty

Chicken Pineapple Stir-Fry

Chicken stir-fry gets a perfect hint of sweetness with the addition of pineapple. <b>Slideshow:</b> More Stir Fry Recipes

Food & Dining

The Salad From a Can I'd Eat Every Day

When you come across a dish you find to be the ultimate, how can you say it so without it sinking into the pool of "perfect," "best," "best ever" recipes? Let’s try reason:<p>-A perfect recipe would be be totally unfussy. One pan. Few minutes.<br>-It’d be made from the pantry. And adaptable to what isn’t …

Spaghetti with Anchovy Carbonara

<b>Chef Way</b> Chris Cosentino adds briny flavor to his pasta with cured tuna heart. He shaves it on right before serving. <b>Easy Way</b> This recipe calls for …

Cooking

Our Favorite Food Books (Or, Your Thanksgiving Travel Reading List)

It's time to pack your backpacks, weekenders, totes, and carry-ons for holiday travel, making room for gifts and extra sweaters and probably some snacks. But once you factor in the reality of layovers, traffic, train delays, and long uninterrupted stretches of playing the waiting game, you're going …

The Still Point of the Turning World: T.S. Eliot Reads His Timelss Ode to the Nature of Time in a Rare Recording

“Go, go, go, said the bird: human kind cannot bear very much reality.”<p><i>“[Is] only the present comprehended?”</i> Patti Smith asked in her marvelous meditation on time and transformation. Generations earlier, at the same moment in history when Virginia Woolf was busy contemplating the elasticity of time …

Sweet Soy-Glazed Chicken Wings Recipe - Chowhound

1<p>Place the brown sugar, soy sauce, sake or sherry, and garlic in a large resealable plastic bag and stir to combine. Add the chicken, seal (pressing …