That's what photographer James Mollison learned after spending five years photographing school playgrounds around the world.
If there's one grilling tip to remember this Memorial Day weekend, it should be this: Flame is bad.
"Flame does nasty things to food," food historian and science guy Alton Brown tells NPR's Scott Simon.
"[Flame] makes soot, and it makes deposits of various chemicals that are not too good for us.
The park is packed with street musicians, chain-smoking chess players and preachers yelling predictions
Ramirez just wants to talk.
This seems like an unusual place to stop and chat about sex, but almost immediately after he sits down, a young woman named Heidi Lopez takes a seat and tells him she recently became single. "I'm also a sex worker," she explains.
Lawmakers blocked votes on both a House-passed bill and a short-term extension of the Patriot Act provisions that allow government surveillance programs.
Majority Leader Mitch McConnell says lawmakers will try again on May 31, the day before the provisions expire.
The Senate first took up the House bill, which would end the National Security Agency's bulk collection of domestic phone records.
The Pacific Jazz Institute at Dimitriou's Jazz Alley welcomes the debut of jazz pianist Justin Kauflin for two nights touring in support of his new release DEDICATION (1/2015). Band members are Justin Kauflin (piano), Billy Williams (drums), Chris Smith (upright bass), and Sean Lango (guitar).
- The Downtown Issaquah Wine Walk
- Friday, June 5th
Enjoy live music, art happenings and local boutique wines in various locations up and down Front Street. BYOG (bring your own glass) to Downtown Issaquah Wine Walk Friday, June 5. Live music by Madeline Wells, Kim Archer, Wynne C Blue and Her Troublefakers and Uncle Phil. Don’t miss the hobo symbol art exhibit at the historic Train Depot.
Here's TLC's statement:
"Effective immediately, TLC has pulled all episodes of 19 Kids and Counting currently from the air.
Robert Gates, the president of the Boy Scouts of America, tells NPR his organization will have a decision on its ban on gay adults no later than October.
The man convicted of killing Washington intern Chandra Levy in 2001 will get another day in court after prosecutors agreed not to oppose a new trial for Ingmar Guandique.
Vincent Cohen, the acting U.S. attorney, and Leslie Ann Gerardo, the assistant U.S. attorney, asked the Superior Court of the D.C.