Chef Colin Stringer serves guests at Nonesuch, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. Photo: Joey Rubin Instagram, often a first reference platform for an intimate “background check” on everything from a job to a new restaurant, is becoming a discovery destination for culture in ways never imagined – especially when it comes to reaching the rural outposts of
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(CNN) — Over the past 10 weeks, shocking images have emerged from Hong Kong‘s pro-democracy protests: tear gas has been fired outside shops, protesters and police have clashed in dramatic face-offs, and thousands of demonstrators occupied the city’s airport. While millions have come out to peacefully march, in recent weeks the demonstrations have sometimes turned
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An Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) officer looks on during an operation in Escondido, Calif. A recent raid on food processing plants in Mississippi sparked controversy and resulted in over 600 arrests. (AP Photo/Gregory Bull, File) ASSOCIATED PRESS Should the U.S. government pursue a goal that, if successful, would significantly harm the American economy? That
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(CNN) — Ancient sites that have survived centuries, or even millennia, haven’t fared so well in the 21st century. The destruction at Palmyra in Syria, the Buddhas at Bamiyan in Afghanistan and Nimrud’s ruins outside Mosul in Iraq show how precarious the future can be. Here are 23 best ancient cities you can visit —
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Appalachian cuisine is made up of a diverse set of foods rooted in place and created from hearty ingredients. Because of the climate in the Appalachian region – a 205,000-square-mile area extending along the Appalachian Mountains from southern New York to northern Mississippi – growing conditions are often limited, and preservation is key to last
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(CNN) — Archaeologists excavating on Mount Zion in Jerusalem have uncovered evidence of the Babylonian conquest of the city, appearing to confirm a Biblical account of its destruction. Academics from the University of North Carolina at Charlotte made significant finds, including ash deposits, arrowheads, and broken pieces of pots and lamps. The most surprising discovery,
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Have I mentioned the time we accidentally became a family of eco-warriors? Two months ago, we were walking to the shopping centre to pick up something plastic when – in the park between us and Argos – we stumbled upon the local branch of Extinction Rebellion. “Are you here for the protest?” someone asked. “Absolutely,”
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Plenty of bananas…for now Steve Hopson, www.stevehopson.com [CC BY-SA 2.5 (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.5)] As I wrote for Forbes in 2018, we might lose bananas as an affordable part of our diet. A dreaded new strain of a soil-born fungal disease that has already severely hurt the industry in Australia and Africa has now been confirmed to have reached
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(CNN) — India is immense; not solely in size and spirit, but also in possibilities. If you’re traveling here, a visit to the Taj Mahal — the iconic white marble mausoleum and UNESCO World Heritage site — is likely on the top of your list. And you’re probably familiar with other popular activities such as
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