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Iced Coffee with Avocado (Es Alpukat Kopi Susu) Recipe on Food52

• 1 teaspoon coconut palm or light brown sugar, more to taste<br>• 1/2 cup strongly brewed coffee<br>• 1/2 cup canned coconut milk (I like the Chaokoh brand)<br>• 1/2 cup coconut water<br>• Chocolate syrup<br>• 1 medium ripe avocado, halved and pitted<p>Stir the sugar into the coffee while still warm. Let cool.<br>• Stir together the …

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As the ‘King of Debt,’ Trump borrowed to build his empire. Then he began spending hundreds of millions in cash.

In the nine years before he ran for president, Donald Trump’s company spent more than $400 million in cash on new properties — including 14 transactions paid for in full, without borrowing from banks — during a buying binge that defied real estate industry practices and Trump’s own history as the …

Donald Trump

Canada's most shameful environmental secret must not remain hidden

This week, the Canadian government will be in Bonn touting Canada’s climate plan. It will be joined by Canadian oil companies working to put a green hue on Canadian tar sands – but the world shouldn’t be fooled.<p>The truth is, Canada cannot yet meet its own arguably weak climate targets. The country …

Environment

Toasted Cashew and Marzipan Blondies Recipe on Food52

• 3/4 cup (6 ounces) unsalted butter<br>• 3/4 cup (4 1/2 ounces) white chocolate chips<br>• 1/2 cup (3 1/2 ounces) dark brown sugar, loosely packed<br>• 1/2 cup (3 1/2 ounces) granulated sugar<br>• 2 eggs<br>• 1 tablespoon vanilla extract<br>• 1 1/2 cups (6 3/4 ounces) all-purpose flour<br>• 1 teaspoon baking powder<br>• 1/2 teaspoon salt<br>• 4 ounces …

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Homemade Fig Newtons

Makes about 25<p>If you’re going to make your own Fig Newtons, you might as well make the jam, too. So there’s a recipe within the recipe for that here. If you’d rather use a store-bought jam, choose one that’s very thick or cook it down; otherwise, it will seep out the cut sides.<p>September …

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Flotillas of fire ants add new layer of horror to post-Harvey flood havoc

There is a new threat to the millions of people in Texas affected by ex-hurricane Harvey: large “rafts” of fire ants that have been spotted floating in floodwaters.<p>Displaced by record flooding, the insects have responded by creating rafts built on top of other ants to stay on the top of water and …

Insects

Exiles on Pennsylvania Avenue: How Jared and Ivanka Were Repelled by Washington’s Elite

“What is off-putting about them,” one political veteran told me, “is they do not grasp their essential irrelevance. They think they are special.”<p>I. Air Force One<p>Donald Trump hoped the trip would draw a line under the Russia story, which had hounded his candidacy and was now damaging his presidency. …

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Banana-Oat Snack Cake

12 Servings<p>Loaded with oats and bananas, this is a great treat to have on hand after soccer or baseball practice.<p>Print<p>Ingredients<p>6 tablespoons unsalted butter, cut into ½” pieces, melted, plus more for baking dish<p>1½ cups old-fashioned oats<p>1 cup all-purpose flour<p>2 teaspoons baking powder<p>1 teaspoon …

Breakfast

How Climate Change Could Turn Canada into a Global Superpower

A gigantic supply of freshwater, an ice-free Arctic Ocean and an agricultural “sweet spot” temperature could be the envy of scorched and unlivable countries like the US.<p>Climate change is going to suck for every country on the planet. But it may suck slightly less for Canada.<p>If humanity can't reduce …

Cream Puffs with Vanilla Pastry Cream

Makes about 40 filled puffs<p>For this cream puffs recipe, if you don’t have any pastry bags handy, cut off the tops with a serrated knife and carefully spoon in the pastry cream.<p>Print<p>Ingredients<p>Pâte à Choux<p>½ cup whole milk<p>6 tablespoons unsalted butter, cut into 1" pieces<p>1 tablespoon granulated sugar<p>½ …

Baking

Bourbon, Orange, and Ginger Recipe on Food52

<b>Author Notes:</b> I love ginger and when it's combined with orange and a little booze, it makes for a great cocktail! —inpatskitchen<p><b>Food52 Review:</b> WHO: If inpatskitchen is cooking Chickpea Bolognese or Gran’s Gifted Cheesecake, we’d love to be in Pat’s kitchen, too.<br>WHAT: A cocktail that’s just as …

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The Pope’s New Message: Quit Your Whining

"Stop complaining and take steps to improve your life."<p>Thou shalt not whine.<p>Pope Francis has posted a sign on the door of his residence at Casa Santa Marta in the Vatican warning complainers to cut it out and get busy making things better:<p>The sign, written in Italian, warns that people who violate …

The Internet is Going Nuts for This Landscape Photographer's Creative Images

Have you heard of the desert lake in Australia with extremely high concentration of salt? Well, it is the Lake Eyre and Murray Fredericks, an …

Earth undergoing sixth 'mass extinction' as humans spur 'biological annihilation' of wildlife

The Earth is undergoing a sixth mass extinction, with scientists warning that the “biological annihilation” of wildlife is "more severe than perceived".<p>Blaming the overpopulation and over-consumption of humans, the researchers said the world had a window of about 20-30 years at most to tackle the …

The ocean's crucial carbon capture mechanism is slowing down

The Earth is actively fighting back against human-induced climate change. Some of the excess carbon dioxide we're pumping into the air is absorbed by …

How an Extreme Skier Learned to Make Peace With Fear | Heleo

“You should never ignore fear for any reason because you think if you ignore it, it will go away. It’s just going to come back louder.”<p><b>READ ON TO</b> …

Famous David Lynch Scenes Side-By-Side With the Paintings That Inspired Them

Much of Episode Eight of Twin Peaks: The Return was influenced by Edward Hopper.<p>David Lynch sees the world differently. We're lucky enough to be invited along to share his vision in his films and TV shows throughout his storied career. Though his intentions and narratives aren't always clear, the …

Cream of Cashew Pea Soup

6 Servings<p>Cashews lend body, creaminess, and richness to this pea soup and also make it vegan; sub almonds if you prefer.<p>July 2016Print<p>Ingredients<p>¼ cup olive oil<p>2 large onions, finely chopped<p>2 celery stalks, chopped<p>4 garlic cloves, thinly sliced<p>Kosher salt, freshly ground pepper<p>2 cups raw cashews<p>2 …

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A group of prominent scientists says we have three years to save the planet from irreversible destruction

Globally, the mean rate of sea level rise increased 50% in the last two decades. In 2017, temperatures have already reached their highest levels in history in some areas, from California to Vietnam. And the past three years were the hottest on record.<p>In a new open letter, six prominent scientists …

'Your love has brought Sense8 back to life': cancelled Netflix show wins two-hour finale

The fans have spoken, and Netflix’s recently-canceled series Sense8 is coming back next year for a two-hour final episode.<p>Netflix and show co-creator Lana Wachowski said on Thursday that fan clamour inspired the show’s return. Netflix had announced earlier this month that Sense8 was not renewed for …

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The Time to Start Your Beet-Pickled Egg Empire Is Now

Pickling your eggs with beets turns the whites a brilliant shade of pink. They taste pretty fantastic too.<p>Pickled eggs here. Pickled eggs there. Pickled eggs everywhere. You can still find them in plastic buckets inside old delis, but they’re also readily available at trendy supermarkets and on …

Eggs

4th of July icebox desserts get you out of the heat

OK, so you signed up to bring dessert to that neighborhood potluck, family reunion or backyard cookout. But geez, it's been so hot, and the very idea of firing up the oven to bake a cake or pie for an hour or more just makes you swoon and fan yourself like Blanche Dubois.<p>Icebox desserts are your …

BA's Best Lemonade

4 Servings<p>We may be biased but this is by far the best lemonade recipe we've tried. It can also be a base recipe for many types of drinks. This is part of BA's Best, a collection of our essential recipes.<p>July 2015Print<p>Ingredients<p>½ cup sugar<p>3 lemons, zest removed in wide strips<p>¾ cup fresh lemon …

Nigella Lawson's Dark and Sumptuous Chocolate Cake Recipe on Food52

<b>Author Notes:</b> This recipe comes from Nigella Lawson and is a part of Food52's Bake Off benefitting No Kid Hungry. It's her chocolate cake of choice for people where dietary restrictions are not an issue. "I don’t even need to explain it’s vegan," she says. "No need to offer explanations. You just …

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Bill Gates, Mark Zuckerberg and The Case Against Philanthropy As We Know It

There was a time when I felt warmly toward the Frick Collection. I was a teenager when I first visited the mansion-turned-art-museum on New York’s …

'Louie' the 132-year-old lobster freed after spending 20 years in a restaurant

After spending 20 years in a small tank in a restaurant in New York, this crustacean has been freed back into the wild.<p>In honor of National Lobster …

Lobster

How Prestige Television Got Carried Away

Carrie Coon walked away with both The Leftovers and Fargo this year.<p><i>As Emmy nominations approach, Vanity Fair’s HWD team is diving deep into how some of this season’s greatest scenes and characters have come together. You can read more of these close looks here.</i><p>When <i>The Leftovers</i> showrunner <b>Damon</b> …

How Céline Dion became the pop culture icon the world so desperately needed

"You’re very iconic,” Drake, one of the coolest and most successful pop stars of the moment, told Céline Dion at last month’s Billboard Music Awards. “We love you.”<p>A few years ago, no one with an ounce of credibility would admit to a soft spot for Céline Dion. She epitomised all that was naff, her …