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American Airlines CEO Tom Horton Sends Thank You Note to Employees

American Airlines chairman, president, and CEO Tom Horton sent a thank you note to employees on Thursday afternoon as he prepares to leave his …

Awesome adventures for wimps

For many of us, lying in a lounge chair at poolside or on a towel in the sand gets boring after a while. We'd like to put some pizazz in our vacations but don't want to take out special insurance policies to cover, say, sky diving. But even the biggest chickens among us can push the envelope and …

The 10 Best Ways to Eat Raw Vegetables

One of the best things about summer is the sudden influx of beautiful summer produce. Markets, grocery stores, and gardens are practically bursting with fresh vegetables, ready to be enjoyed in their natural state. Sure, you can grill, roast, or saute them, but really, this is the time to be …

All Signs Point to Gordon Ramsay at the London Closing in September [Updated]

The two fine dining restaurants in the London NYC Hotel bearing Gordon Ramsay’s name, but none of his direct involvement, are reportedly scheduled to …

Christopher Kostow on Collaboration and Culinary School

<i>Last month, chef Christopher Kostow unveiled the impressive lineup of colleagues who will be joining him at The Restaurant at Meadowood for this year's 12 Days of Christmas dinner series. It's the sixth year the Napa Valley restaurant has hosted these dinners, which this time will bring in the</i> …

A Walk in Bangkok's Food Markets

Considering the Bangkok rainy season, it was a relatively bearable morning. Tee, a chef in training and a friend of Gai, a former student of mine, picked me up at my hotel with his girlfriend Sand. Tucked far away from the tourist attractions, my temporary residence was conveniently located near …

elBulli: Ferran Adrià and The Art of Food

An epicurean haven has just arrived to London's Somerset House. A vast array of elBulli-everything is on display for all to see. Peek inside to discover the inner workings and techniques of a master chef. Soak in the elBulli experience and enter the brain of Ferran Adrià as the success of his …

Art Smith's Healthy Comfort

• <b>Author:</b> Art Smith<p>Art Smith, the award-winning, personal chef to Oprah Winfrey, returns to the kitchen with Art Smith’s Healthy Comfort, a collection of 150 original, delicious recipes that will help you lose weight.<p>Over 100 pounds overweight and facing a personal health crisis that included …

Bon Appétit Magazine: Recipes, Cooking, Entertaining, Restaurants

10 Best Lines from the Boulud Story in the New Yorker

In the July 29th issue of the <i>New Yorker</i>, author <b>Bill Buford</b> has a feature story chronicling his efforts to recreate three vintage French dishes with New York City chef <b>Daniel Boulud</b>. The dishes are old school (centuries old) dishes with mysterious origins: Chartreuse, a vegetable-stuffed bird; …

New York <em>Times</em> Downgrades Daniel to Three Stars

Pete Wells visits Daniel Boulud’s twenty-year-old flagship on the Upper East Side and finds that, as a restaurant critic who was likely recognized …

Where to Eat in Honolulu Now

Ten years ago Honolulu had two kinds of restaurants: high-end fine dining aimed at tourists and a select few residents, and affordable mom-and-pop …

Event-o-Rama: 10 Must-Dos in August

TravelIntelligent Travel<p><b>There are some amazing events on tap all over the world, all the time. Here’s a taste of what you can see and do in August:</b><p>Where can you find more than a million people celebrating Caribbean culture…in England? Head to the <b>Notting Hill Carnival</b> (August 25-26) to savor the …

Pt 2: Crawling creatures in the Cardamom Mountains

Lonely Planet travel writer Tamara Sheward discovers that the lush Cambodian slopes are home to all manner of critters.

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Greg Oden Wise to Host Workouts Prior to Making Free-Agency Decision

Greg Oden is one of the most intriguing free agents on the open market, but the big man may not be available much longer.<p>According to ESPN’s Marc Stein and Jeff Goodman, the former No. 1 overall draft pick is hosting workouts in Indianapolis—his hometown—with three of his suitors sending …

NBA Offseason Moves: Who Won?

Assessing the clear winners, the sort-of winners, the legion of tankers, and everything in between<p>We’re still waiting for Brandon Jennings and Nikola …

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After amazing rehab, RG3 answers his critics

Robert Griffin III, cleared by doctors and his coach to begin practicing as the Washington Redskins open training camp on Thursday, doesn't have to say I told you so.<p>For weeks, the rehabbing star quarterback declared that as a milestone goal on the comeback trail from reconstructive knee …

Larry Bird Proves That He's Still Got It During Pacers Practice

Larry Bird can still shoot the lights out.<p>Indiana Pacers star Paul George recently was interviewed by <i>SLAM Magazine</i> and was asked about Larry Legend shooting in the gym during practice. Apparently, even though Bird has been out of the league for decades, he's still got it.<p>"He picked a ball up that …

Do the Denver Broncos Really Need Von Miller to Win?

While football may be the ultimate team sport, possibly no defensive player in the NFL is as important to his team winning games as Von Miller is to the Denver Broncos.<p>A pass-rushing phenomenon with no obvious replacement on the roster, Miller has combined with quarterback Peyton Manning to give …

Alex Rodriguez not planning to make deal with MLB

New York Yankees third baseman Alex Rodriguez has no intention of negotiating a settlement with Major League Baseball, two people close to Rodriguez told USA TODAY Sports, and currently plans to appeal any potential suspension.<p>The people spoke on the condition of anonymity because of the ongoing …

Armstrong: U.S. Postal Service got 'what it bargained for'

Lance Armstrong has struck back at the federal government's lawsuit, saying that U.S. Postal Service authorities were well aware of allegations that he was doping but did nothing to stop it because they benefited from it.<p>Because of that, the former cyclist argues that the government's civil fraud …

Joe Flacco maintains Super Bowl MVP momentum for Ravens

OWINGS MILLS, Md. -- Reigning Super Bowl MVP Joe Flacco looked postseason sharp on his second day of work, firing pinpoint back-shoulder strikes to rookies whose names he didn't really know.<p>And usually-low key Flacco came close to sounding like another supremely confident postseason Joe – New York …

Tom Brady Speaks out on Aaron Hernandez and Future with Patriots

Tom Brady is ready to move on from the Aaron Hernandez saga.<p><b>UPDATE: Thursday, July 25, at 11:40 a.m. ET by Brandon Galvin</b><p>Tom Brady addressed the media this morning, as documented by ESPN's Michele Steele:<p><i>---End of update---</i><p><i>---Original Text---</i><p>Speaking with Peter King of SI.com, the New England …

Source: Dustin Pedroia agrees

The Boston Red Sox and All-Star second baseman Dustin Pedroia have agreed to a seven-year contract worth around $100 million, a source told …

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