Teri Hirschfeld

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‘They were torturing to kill’: inside Syria’s death machine

For two years, between 2011 and 2013, the former Syrian military photographer known only as Caesar used a police computer in Damascus to copy thousands of photographs of detainees who were tortured to death in Bashar al-Assad’s jails. The media have run numerous stories about the man who managed to …

Middle East

Recover From Your Food Hangover With These 36 Light and Healthy Recipes

Recovering from a cookout coma? Let these lighter, brighter recipes set you straight.<p><b>Maybe you're in the throes of a</b> ribs-and-burgers hangover, or you're beach-bound, or you just think it's too damn hot to cook right now. Whatever the reason, these light and bright no-cook (or barely-cook) recipes …

Healthy Eating

Here's How To Make The Perfect Homemade Salad Dressing

Let's be honest here, the only thing many of us really care about when it comes to salad is the dressing. That's where all the flavor is, and that's what makes a salad memorable. Heck, that's often what makes salads edible.<p>But if you don't make your own dressings, you're stuck with the store-bought …

Farming in the Sky

Why agriculture may someday take place in towers, not fields<p>A couple of Octobers ago, I found myself standing on a 5,000-acre cotton crop in the outskirts of Lubbock, Texas, shoulder-to-shoulder with a third-generation cotton farmer. He swept his arm across the flat, brown horizon of his field, …

Iraqi troops, militia enter strategic town near Tikrit

AL-ALAM, Iraq (Reuters) - Iraqi troops and militias drove Islamic State insurgents out of the town of al-Alam on Tuesday, clearing a final hurdle before a planned assault on Saddam Hussein’s home city of Tikrit in their biggest offensive yet against the ultra-radical group.<p>The power base of …

Islam

Ohio State Upsets Bama; Oregon Rolls

Clean-Eating Recipes That Will Get You Through January

The word <i>detox</i> tends to bring to mind scary-intense juice cleanses or a gluten-dairy-meat-grain-sugar-caffeine-free diet that will make you run away …

Healthy Eating

Why everything you think you know about fatty foods might be wrong

What can we learn from the way things taste? It turns out, a whole lot<p>With the salad days of summer behind us, and dark, cold days approaching, fat is in season. The holidays, and the accompanying onslaught of rich feasts, present a timely opportunity to think about fat. I used to assume we ate …

The Super-Smart Way to Get the Leftover Smell and Taste Out of Food Containers

Whether you use Tupperware or its numerous brethren, these sturdy, lightweight containers are ideal for storing food in the fridge and for takeaway lunches, but they can also be a headache to store and clean. So we've investigated the best ways to keep your plastic containers clean, odor-free, and …

22 Mediterranean Diet Recipes

Live a longer life and lower your risk of health problems by eating foods associated with a Mediterranean diet.

10 Superfast Grilling Recipes

From juicy burgers to garlicky shrimp, here are 10 fast grilling recipes to make now.<p>From juicy burgers to garlicky shrimp, here are 10 fast grilling …

Baked Beans and Summer Slaws

When it comes to barbecues and picnics, a few side dishes rise above the rest. Two of our favorites are coleslaw and baked beans. There's just no …

Peaches! 7 Things to Make with Summer's Perfect Fruit

A perfectly ripe peach is the apotheosis of summer. After the seasonal first thrill of eating peaches out of hand (preferably over the sink, to catch …

Skirt Steak with Pickled Fennel Salad

4 Servings<p>You know when steak is so good that you don’t bother with a knife and fork and just eat it with your hands? Yeah.<p>Print<p>Ingredients<p>Pickled Fennel<p>1 medium fennel bulb, very thinly sliced<p>1 cup rice wine vinegar<p>¼ cup sugar<p>1 teaspoon black peppercorns<p>1 teaspoon kosher salt<p>Steak<p>1½ pounds skirt …

Steak

The French Really Are Different When It Comes to Finding Rapists

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>On Monday, French authorities announced that they would DNA test 527 male students and staff at …