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Essential Indian Street Food: Must-Try Dishes From Around the Country

You may be familiar with ubiquitous snacks like <i>dosa</i> and samosa, but India is home to an extraordinary smorgasbord of street foods, many of which are unfamiliar to even die-hard fans of the country's cuisine. That's because there's a remarkable degree of variation among India's 29 states, each of …

Chutney

1997 Was Probably The Best Year For Video Games

There's been a lot of anniversaries lately. And whenever people look back at the games of old, the "golden age" often gets mentioned. But if we're …

Final Fantasy

How Jay-Z’s new docuseries on Trayvon Martin exposes America

This March, five years after being acquitted of the murder of Trayvon Martin, George Zimmerman was back in the news for threatening another African-American man – Shawn “Jay-Z” Carter. “[I said] I would beat him as if I was Solange,” Zimmerman told a local newspaper, referencing Jay-Z’s …

Trayvon Martin

'Late Night Lowlifes' Stephen Colbert, Jimmy Fallon and Conan O'Brien Have a Message for President Trump

President Donald Trump took a swing at late night hosts, and they are not taking this one lying down.<p>Stephen Colbert, Jimmy Fallon and Conan O’Brien …

9 Things You Never Knew About 'Who Framed Roger Rabbit'

It shouldn't have worked. Nobody thought it <i>would work</i>. But, 30 years ago, "Who Framed Roger Rabbit" bounded into theaters and dazzled audiences worldwide with its inventive storytelling, then-next-generation technology, and endearing characters.<p>It was a live action/animation hybrid long before …

Why the extraordinary story of the last slave in America has finally come to light

“We stand as living monuments,” wrote the historian Len Garrison, of the black British descendants of slavery and empire. “For those who are afraid of who they must be, are but slaves in a trance.” For Garrison, the idea of the African diaspora as “living monuments” was to some extent figurative. …

Black History

Here's how to tell if you're experiencing an 'introvert hangover'

• <b>Introverts and extroverts have different brain chemistry ways of functioning.</b>• <b><br>Introverts often need to take time out in an "introvert hangover."</b>• <b><br>This</b> …

How to make the perfect hasselback potatoes

Hasselback potatoes, named after the Stockholm restaurant said to have created them, are one of those dishes that tend to look better than they taste: painstakingly chiselled fans of gloriously golden carbohydrate perfect for the Instagram age, yet sadly soggy on the fork. As Ed Smith writes in On …

Recipes

18 of the world’s best rail journeys

<b>UK</b><p><b>London to Fort William</b><p><b>Duration: 419 miles/13hr<br>Price (single): From £45</b><br>The Caledonian Sleeper, one of Britain’s last sleeper services (the other is the Night Riviera to Penzance), is getting a £100m upgrade. The new trains will have double beds, en suites, Highland food and Arran toiletries. …

Trains

Britain sees the Commonwealth as its trading empire. It is sadly deluded | Ian Jack

Nearly every Commonwealth country opposed Brexit. Leavers are wrong to hope old imperial patterns will replace EU trade<p>Early April, 2018. In Brisbane a cheeky radio interviewer asks Prince Charles if he really does carry a personal lavatory seat on his travels, and the prince replies, “Oh, don’t …

Let the cast of The Office walk you through the musical accomplishments of Kanye West

Straight out of Scranton, the employees of the Dunder Mifflin Paper Company are here to offer up an emotional primer on the musical accomplishments …

The 100 million city: is 21st century urbanisation out of control?

Bangalore is the worst city in the world for unchecked urbanisation TV Ramachandra, Indian Institute of Science<p>The city stretches so far. It is like a new world where I know no​​ one and nothing Tan Guo, returning resident<p>African cities cannot become sustainable by building roads. They must embrace …

Geography

Raw: My Journey Into the Wu-Tang review – poignant, insightful memoir

Lamont ‘U-God’ Hawkins is suing his fellow rappers for millions – now he gives his side of a hip-hop saga<p>The first memoir out of the ranks of the Wu-Tang Clan – a sprawling hip-hop organisation who lit up the 90s with their martial arts-themed works – is not that of their mastermind, RZA. It is not …

If StarCraft Is Dead, No One Told Scarlett

<i>StarCraft</i> is reportedly dead, though for a corpse the exact time and cause of death are proving difficult to pin down. It’s possible that the</i> …

Dapper Dan Talks His Gucci Partnership, Dressing Harlem’s Notorious Gangsters, and Getting Busted by Sonia Sotomayor | GQ

Inside the new atelier of Dapper Dan, the tailor whose 125th Street shop defined the high-flying look of Harlem’s cocaine ’80s—and who’s now back in business, thanks to a Twitter controversy and an unlikely new arrangement with Gucci.<p><b>Dapper Dan is the original auteur of gangster chic.</b> Born Daniel …

2Pac: All Eyez on Me Album Review

About 300 miles north of Manhattan sits the Clinton Correctional Facility, a maximum-security prison that, in 1995, housed its most famous inmate: Tupac Amaru Shakur. He had been sentenced to one and a half to four and a half years in a sexual assault trial the previous fall. On top of normal …

After 40 years of studying the strong nuclear force, a revelation

In the mid 1970s, four Soviet physicists, Batlisky, Fadin, Kuraev and Lipatov, made some predictions involving the strong nuclear force which would lead to their initials entering the lore. “BFKL” became a shorthand for a difficult-to-understand but important physical effect which could have big …

The best of the Long Read in 2017

Catching up with all of our stories from this year would take about 36 hours, if you finished each one in 15 minutes and didn’t take any breaks. But for those of you who can’t spare that kind of time, we have chosen our 20 best articles of 2017 – designed to provide you with at least a few hours of …

Hit Brazilian music video touches nerve over race, sexist abuse and inequality

Anitta’s hit Vai Malandra, shot by Terry Richardson and viewed more than 31m times on YouTube, prompts accusations of cultural appropriation<p>The video for the latest hit from the Brazilian pop sensation Anitta opens with a close-up of her sashaying buttocks before weaving through the streets of a …

Music Videos

Watch Macklemore Play Cop, Clerk, Mom in Hilarious ‘Corner Store’ Video

In Macklemore‘s “Corner Store” video featuring Dave B and Travis Thompson, rebellious teenagers party in a park and outrun security officers. The …

10 of the best Michelin-rated restaurants in Bangkok

With the publication in December 2017 of the first Michelin guide to the Thai capital, Bangkok’s culinary scene – already known for its street food – has acquired its <i>lettres de noblesse</i>. At the same time, the City of Angels earns the title of the most affordable Red Guide city in the world. A lunch …

Thailand

Pharrell Williams: ‘It rains and they shoot black people’

N.E.R.D are back with a politically charged new album featuring Kendrick Lamar, Rihanna, Ed Sheeran and cosmic synths<p>Pharrell Williams is in a conference room at the London HQ of his record label, Sony. He’s here to play music from the new album by his alt-rap band N.E.R.D, the group he fronts …

Music

Valve just announced a new Portal game, but it's probably not what you were hoping for

Ever since I finished Portal 2, I (along with everybody else) have been dying for a third installment. Of course, Valve has been too busy making cash …

Dustin Hoffman confronted over abuse allegations by John Oliver at public Q&A

‘I can’t leave certain things unaddressed’, says talkshow host, who angrily questioned the actor about his ‘dismissal’ of harassment claims made against him<p>Dustin Hoffman and John Oliver became embroiled in a heated argument during a public Q&A, after Oliver confronted Hoffman about allegations of …

Sexual Harassment

Improving mineral gathering rate in SC2

The mineral gathering algorithm(s) in action<p><b>Improving mineral gathering rate in StarCraft 2 (using the bot API)</b><b><br>EDIT: turns out that I set the</b> …

Pope's visit to Myanmar raises fears of violence if he mentions the Rohingya

Monday is first visit of a pontiff to Myanmar, but as its leaders stand accused of ethnic cleansing of Rohingya people, some Catholics are afraid of a backlash<p>The signs are cropping up outside the churches: “A heartiest welcome to the Pope”; “Viva Papa Francesco”. In the colonial-era cathedral, …

Volunteering Abroad? Read This Before You Post That Selfie

Think before you snap that selfie.<p>That's the serious message of a joint campaign created by two groups that have spent the past few years poking fun at problematic photos taken by Western volunteers. They often have the tendency to paint themselves as saviors to needy people in low-income countries.<p>…

Social Media

Is being a chef bad for your mental health?

Brutal pressure at work is causing depression in many chefs. In one survey, more than half said they took painkillers or drink to get through shifts. What is happening behind the kitchen doors?<p>In October last year Andrew Clarke, head chef of the much-admired Brunswick House restaurant in Vauxhall, …

A 100-year-old US riot only now being talked about

<b>It's almost 100 years since 19 African-American soldiers were executed following a violent mutiny in Texas. Why is the US only now coming to terms with what happened?</b><p>For decades, no name appeared above the grave of Corporal Jesse Moore, only the number seven.<p>The figure corresponded to noose number …

San Antonio