Diana Erkiletian

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Black Bean & Toasted Corn Tacos

4.2K<p>SHARES<p>Surprise! These brown-bag-friendly tacos are just as good chilled as they are served hot.<p>4Servings<p>Ingredients<p>1 cup cooked black beans<br>• 1/2 …

Two Chinese Red Pandas Play In the Snow At The Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden

Two gorgeous Chinese red pandas happily play with one another in the snow at The Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden. According to Thane Maynard, the …

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Narrowly Selective Transparency: Susan Sontag on Photography vs. the Other Arts

<i>“The picture of life contrasted with the fact of life… All that is really peculiar to humanity … proceeds from this one faculty or power,”</i> early photography advocate Frederick Douglass observed in contemplating the power of “aesthetic force.” But what is it that lends photography its singular power …

Josh Greenman on Twitter: "Case closed. http://t.co/jkyGbJXdQC"

New conversation<p>Replying to @<b>joshgreenman</b><p>His explanation of the tides was better. “@<b>joshgreenman</b>: Case closed. pic.twitter.com/m7pEZGNWbI”<p>14 replies …

Advice from Artists on How to Overcome Creative Block, Handle Criticism, and Nurture Your Sense of Self-Worth

<i>“Inspiration is for amateurs — the rest of us just show up and get to work,”</i> Chuck Close scoffed. <i>“A self-respecting artist must not fold his hands on the pretext that he is not in the mood,”</i> Tchaikovsky admonished. <i>“Show up, show up, show up, and after a while the muse shows up, too,”</i> Isabel Allende …

An Illustrated Field Guide to Mythic Monsters, from Gremlins to Zombies to the Kraken

<i>“Legendary lands … have only one characteristic in common: whether they depend on ancient legends whose origins are lost in the mists of time or whether they are an effect of a modern invention, they have created flows of belief,”</i> Umberto Eco wrote in his illustrated meditation on imaginary places. …

The Beginning of Everything -- The Big Bang

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Drones Over Dolphin Stampede and Whales off Dana Point and Maui

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Hezbollah vows to retaliate against alleged Israeli air strike in Lebanon

Hezbollah has vowed to retaliate after accusing Israel of launching an air strike at one of its positions near the border with Syria this week.<p>The attack on Monday, which Israel has not acknowledged, would be the first inside Lebanese territory since the start of the Syrian conflict three years ago.<p>…

NASA Has Discovered 715 New Planets

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>NASA's Kepler mission, which has been searching the skies for Earth-like planets since 2009, has …

Confederate submarine made history 150 years ago

On a clear, moonlight night 150 years ago, the hand-cranked Confederate submarine H.L. Hunley glided out over glassy seas off South Carolina, sailing into history as the first submarine ever to sink an enemy warship.<p>A century and a half later -- and nearly a decade and a half after the sub was …

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What is Juneteenth?<p>'GMA' Hot List: Firefighters rescue a St. Bernard trapped on a roof<p>Modified game of Russian roulette suspected in teen's death<p>ICE …

Snowden's Leaks About NSA Lead To Awards For 4 Reporters

The four reporters who broke the first stories about former National Security Agency contractor Edward Snowden's revelations are among those being honored with 2013 George Polk Awards in Journalism.<p>Long Island University, which established the awards in 1949, says that "Glenn Greenwald, Ewen …

'Killer heroin' causing fatal overdoses throughout East

On an icy night last month, a man entered a grocery store here, walked past the displays of cake mix and paper towels, and went into the bathroom, where he injected himself with heroin.<p>Hours later, the man was found dead in the bathroom with a needle still in his arm, authorities said. They believe …

'Shameless' Belgian PM appears topless on television

Belgium's PM joins Vladimir Putin to show off his torso in topless photos<p>Elio Di Rupo, Belgium's Prime Minister, has joined Vladimir Putin, the Russian President in appearing topless in pictures that show off his physique.<p>There the similarities end.<p>Mr Di Rupo is the first openly gay man to become a …

Monster asteroid whizzes by Earth

So many people watched a live stream of the asteroid's passing that the website showing it crashed several times<p>Earth had a close encounter Monday evening as an asteroid as big as three football fields whizzed by at 27,000 mph.<p>The asteroid was never considered a threat. The closest it came to Earth …

Got Road Salt? Cities Across The Country Are Running Out Of It

You know you have a widespread problem when Milwaukee fights road ice with cheese brine, New Jersey breaks out the pickle juice, and New York, a major salt producer, declares a shortage.<p>The waves of snowstorms in much of the country have exhausted supplies of rock salt, the main tool that road …

Clinton skirts fight on surveillance

Last September, Hillary Clinton strode to a podium in Philadelphia to deliver what she advance-billed as a policy speech addressing the roiling controversy over government surveillance in a digital era.<p>“We are once again in the middle of some big, noisy debates. What are the demands of America’s …

Italy's strict drug law goes up in smoke | Italy

<b>Rome, Italy</b> - <b></b>Wearing marijuana leaf-masks and dancing in front of sound systems blasting reggae music, thousands of pro-legalisation activists gathered in Rome on February 8, hailing the decision of Italy's Constitutional Court to examine a law that harshly punished marijuana possessors and …

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Inside The Ethiopian Airlines Hijacking Terror

A desperate co-pilot locked himself in the cockpit and diverted his Boeing 767 to Switzerland with 164 people aboard—the eighth such hijacking on …

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Catherine Samba-Panza sworn in as CAR interim president

Central African Republic's interim president, Catherine Samba-Panza, took the oath of office on Thursday and pledged to bring peace and unity to the country, after looters pillaged Muslim neighbourhoods in the latest sign of escalating sectarian tensions.<p>CAR's first female leader was sworn in at a …