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How to Make Churros!

“Churros” are simple fritters that might be described as looking like a big “french fry.” They are the Spanish equivalent of doughnuts, sold at cafes and at street vendor’s carts. Instead of a ring shape, like a doughnut, churros are…

Space Walk

HOUSTON, TEXAS — Astronauts carried out an unscheduled space walk Saturday to replace a pump that they believe was the cause of an ammonia leak from the International Space Station that was first detected on Thursday. NASA flight engineers plan…

Evacuation of White House

Smoke in the White House West Wing caused officials to evacuate reporters and photographers there early Saturday. U.S. President Barack Obama and his family do not live in the West Wing area of the White House, and officials say they…

LOL is not LOL!

The going idea is that texting has, in essence, made graffiti a universal pastime: Barely punctuated, sparsely capitalized and with decidedly creative spellings throughout, texting means that today’s America is reveling in writing badly. Ten years ago (we’ll soon get…

Spanish omelette

Serves 4 as a meal, 8 as tapas. 300ml olive oil 1 medium onion, finely sliced 600g waxy potatoes such as Jersey Royals or Charlottes, peeled, halved and cut into thin slices (like thick crisps) 6 medium eggs, beaten Salt…

Bob Dylan’s Songs

LONDON — The unpublished lyrics of an anti-nuclear protest song written by Bob Dylan 50 years ago are to be sold in London next month after being found in a drawer in Sweden. Auction house Christie’s said the song – Go Away…

The Age of Aluminum

Aluminum is everywhere. From airplanes to cooking pans, this versatile, light-weight metal has been around for generations. And its many benefits have made life easier and more convenient for millions of people. But a new documentary portrays what the filmmaker…

NASA Faces Asteroids

WASHINGTON — Asteroids – those millions of chunks of space rock, large and small, that drift and spin across our solar system – hold promise for space explorers even as they pose a threat to us on Earth. When NASA…

India’s Tourism Industry

MUMBAI — One of the world’s largest slums is also a center of industrial production. A tour company is highlighting life in Dharavi, a mini-city within India’s financial hub, Mumbai. With a million people crammed into less than three square…

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