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Museum Cafeteria Serves Black History and a Bit of Comfort

WASHINGTON — Chefs talk about pressure all the time: brutal shifts when the wait for a table is an hour long, an important critic is in the restaurant and your best sous-chef just sliced her finger to the bone.<p>But they don’t know pressure like the cooks here at the Sweet Home Café inside the …

Clapper Resigns As Director Of National Intelligence

Saying that "it felt really good" to step down, U.S. Director of National Intelligence James Clapper, 75, says he has submitted his letter of resignation. Clapper revealed the news as he testified Thursday before the House Select Committee on Intelligence.<p>Clapper's resignation "was expected and …

Carl Sagan’s Ambitious College Reading List: Plato, Shakespeare, Gide, and Plenty of Philosophy, Math & Physics (1954)

Carl Sagan may have passed away almost twenty years ago, but he continues to influence minds of all generations through intellectual heirs like Neil …

Read Leonard Cohen's Son's Emotional 'Thank You' to His Father: 'For the Wisdom he Dispensed'

Leonard Cohen’s son, singer-songwriter Adam Cohen, took to Instagram Sunday night to pen a heartwarming tribute to his father, following the elder …

Leonard Cohen

"Trump you a bitch ass nigga and i hope...." https://t.co/4JDMo5nlWq

Monday's supermoon extra super; closest in nearly 69 years

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — The moon doesn't get much bigger and brighter than this.<p>On Monday, Earthlings will be treated to a so-called supermoon — …

Lock her up? Maybe not so much, Giuliani and Christie say

<b>(CNN) —</b> Rudy Giuliani and Chris Christie -- two Donald Trump loyalists rumored to be under consideration for top law-enforcement positions in the incoming administration -- demurred Thursday when asked about the President-elect's resolve to follow-up on his campaign promise to put Hillary Clinton …

Donald Trump

3 Mouthwatering Comfort Food Recipes From Martha Stewart

Naturally, as a respected authority in the home and lifestyle spaces, Martha Stewart has comfort food mastered. When she's not cooking fried chicken …

This Cinnamon Pecan Pie Recipe Is Literally Holiday Crack

If you didn’t know — I LOVE pie. My last meal would be made up of pies — savory breakfast quiches, potpies, pizza pies and, of course, tons and tons of sweet pies. I recently came across this cinnamon bun crust hack on Pinterest and my heart skipped a beat. I am here to let you all know that this …

An Interview With Photographer Nina Junger

<b>My guest today on the blog is Los Angeles based photographer, Nina Junger, who began her career in Hollywood as a highly regarded make-up artist.</b> …

Watch Methane Clouds Swirl In Saturn Moon Titan's Skies (Video)

NASA's Cassini spacecraft has captured time-lapse video of methane clouds scudding through the skies of Titan, Saturn's largest moon.<p>Several sets of …

Astronomy

Food hackers reveal how to eat a McDonald's Big Mac for half the price

A new food hack has revealed how to get a McDonald's Big Mac for almost half the price.<p>The trick published on #Hackthemenu shows how to build a …

The Radical Eye review – Elton John's ravishing photography collection

<b>Switch House, Tate Modern, London</b><br>From the tears of Man Ray to the Paris of Robert Frank and the manspread of Salvador Dali, this astounding collection is a history of modernist photography<p>Sir Elton John’s image, his glasses askew and playing up for the camera in Irving Penn’s 1997 portrait, greets …

Sweet Macaw - Sweet Macaw

When too much glucose builds up in our bloodstream, the result is the appearance of blood sugar spikes which our body uses […]<p>2 hours ago<p>0<p>The lens, …

Andy Warhol's Factory through the eyes of Stephen Shore - CNN Style

Written by By Stephen Shore<p>American photographer Stephen Shore was only 17 when he was invited to Andy Warhol's Factory to take a few pictures. He ended up staying for two years. This is an abridged excerpt from "Factory: Andy Warhol" (Phaidon), his new book about the experience.<p>Andy would work all …

Andy Warhol

Final Stops on the Presidential Election Trail: Pictures

New York City Politics

Sunday night’s supermoon is the closest and biggest full moon since 1948

<i>(This story, originally published Tuesday, has been updated.)</i><p>November’s full moon is special. Not only is it a supermoon — which appears larger than a “regular” full moon — it will be the closest such moon to Earth since January 1948. We won’t see the full moon this close again until Nov. 25, 2034, …

A Packing Guide for a Pacific Coast Highway Road Trip

Travel<p>Make the most of your journey along California's breathtaking coast with these packing essentials.<p>Travel<p>Highway 1 is one of the most scenic drives in the world, snaking along the California coast past rocky shoreline, miles of farmland, and dozens of picture-perfect towns. The Highway 1 …

Hiking

This is the ultimate fried chicken recipe that has inspired top chefs

Keys to making America's Test Kitchen's (ATK) Ultimate Crispy Fried Chicken<p><b>Equipment: An 8-quart cast-iron Dutch oven and an instant read …

A centuries-old dish could satisfy your cheesy, comfort-food craving right now

Rarebit, a.k.a. Welsh rabbit, is an odd-sounding name for a dish that’s several hundred years old and has nothing to do with bunnies. For those who don’t know it, it’s a roux-based cheese sauce that’s typically flavored with something sharp, like mustard or Worcestershire sauce, and maybe spices, …

Overnight Cinnamon Rolls I Recipe

"Make the night before, rolls rise in the fridge overnight and bake the next morning. Easy and delicious. Enjoy!"<p>Ingredients<p>1 cup milk<p>1/3 cup butter<p>1 …

23 Brilliant Ways to Use Up Your Candy Stash

We scoured the web looking for enticing and novel uses of drugstore candy bars, perfect for using up your leftover Halloween candy stash. Be warned: these treats aren't messing around. Side effects of flipping through this roundup may include hunger pangs, nostalgia, and an overwhelming impulse to …

11 Savory Pies You Can Make in an Hour or Less

Raise your hand if you love pie. Us, too. So why shouldn’t you eat it for dinner? Here, 11 savory pies, tarts and galettes that come together in …

Mario Batali Caters Obama’s Last State Dinner: Pictures

Get ready for the 'extra-super moon' of November

Professional and amateur astrophotographers are out in force Monday, November 14, a special space date this year for Earth and its lunar companion.<p>That's when the moon zooms nearby to offer us a big, bright supermoon, a full moon that occurs when our lunar buddy is closer than usual. The phenomenon …

Researchers Might Have Found Two Hidden Moons Around Uranus

Reexamined data from Voyager 2 reveals a spooky surprise.<p>Uranus’s rings are dark and full of surprises. Researchers detected a strange, wavy pattern …

Astronomy

What do our dreams mean?

The earliest recorded dream is from the Sumerian king Dumuzi of Uruk, who ruled just before Gilgamesh, sometime around 2500 BC. "An eagle seizes a …

The Truth About Astrological Signs

Sometimes, when there is a slow news day, I think the mainstream media likes to recycle a story that previously caused some controversy in order to …