Maanvi Singh

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Iran Plans To Hang Child Bride Charged With Killing Her Husband

Friday, October 14, 2016

International laws and treaties forbid the execution of an offender who was a juvenile at the time of the crime. Zeinab Sekaanvand was 17 when she was charged with stabbing her husband to death.


Young Syrian With A Dream Risks His Life To Film New Netflix Doc

Monday, September 26, 2016

Khaled Khateeb wants to show the world the heroic efforts of the White Helmets — a search-and-rescue group in Syria that's the subject of a new Netflix documentary.


Let's Talk Tiki Bars: Harmless Fun Or Exploitation?

Wednesday, September 07, 2016

These faux-Polynesian bars first became popular in the 1960s. Now, they're making a comeback. But some Pacific Islanders say there is a darker side to these downtown slices of paradise.


The Science Of Why Onions Make Us Cry

Wednesday, June 22, 2016

Sure, their beautiful, multilayered complexity has moved poets to weep. But the real answer is more practical: A bulb's gotta keep the baddies away. We get the lowdown from a chemist.


Check Out These Musicians Who Literally Play With Their Food

Friday, May 27, 2016

It turns out beans aren't the only musical fruit. The London Vegetable Orchestra is one of many musical acts that uses all sorts of fruit and veg to produce sweet (and savory) sounds.


VIDEO: Watch An Afghan Calligrapher's Gifted Hands Create A Miniature Work Of Art

Saturday, May 14, 2016

Sughra Hussainy, a 27-year-old artist from Afghanistan, never imagined her talent in traditional Persian calligraphy would take her around the world.


Care Packages: How The U.S. Won Hearts Through Stomachs After WWII

Wednesday, May 11, 2016

Before they were boxes of comforting essentials sent to college students, soldiers and others far from home, care packages were a vital lifeline for thousands of displaced families in postwar Europe.


Notorious FDA? Feds Turn To Hip-Hop To Tamp Down Teen Smoking

Monday, May 09, 2016

For its latest anti-tobacco campaign, the Food and Drug Administration wants to harness hip-hop swagger to reach minority teens — who disproportionately suffer the consequences of smoking.


When It Came To Food, Neanderthals Weren't Exactly Picky Eaters

Friday, April 29, 2016

During the Ice Age, it seems Neanderthals tended to chow down on whatever was most readily available. Early humans, on the other hand, maintained a consistent diet regardless of environmental changes.


In Honor Of #NationalPoetryMonth: Your Favorite Poems About Food And Farming

Sunday, April 24, 2016

Gastronomy and poetry are a natural pairing. After all, both provide necessary nourishment. We asked you to share your favorite selections about farming and food and gathered them up here.


Is Samoa's Obesity Epidemic A Harbinger For Other Developing Nations?

Thursday, April 07, 2016

Obesity and Type 2 diabetes are becoming more common all over the world. But the tiny Samoan islands now have the highest rates. An epidemiologist blames changes in diet brought on by globalization.


Boston Chinese: A Fusion Food Cooked Up In A Melting Pot City

Wednesday, March 30, 2016

Peking ravioli? Chow mein sandwiches? Bread as a standard side dish? There's a fascinating history behind Boston's unique spin on Chinese cuisine.


Ceci N'Est Pas Ice Cream (Actually It's Lard And Food Coloring)

Wednesday, March 23, 2016

A photo series exposes the cheats food stylists use to make dishes look so scrumptious in glossy magazines and cookbooks. Roasted meats are glazed with motor oil, and milk is replaced with glue.


How Potent Is That Pot Brownie? Dry Ice And A Blender Might Crack The Case

Thursday, March 17, 2016

Too much THC can land a person in the hospital. But testing pastries and candies made with marijuana can gum up lab equipment. One group of scientists thinks they've got a solution.


The Science Behind Baking Your Perfect Pie (Happy Pi Day)

Monday, March 14, 2016

Great pumpkin pie is elusive. You could end up with a soggy crust or a grainy filling. Reporter Maanvi Singh embarked on a months-long quest to crack the code for the ideal pie.


In Honor Of #InternationalWomensDay, A Playlist Of Ladies Who Rock

Tuesday, March 08, 2016

International Women's Day is a day to celebrate how much women have accomplished and to remember that gender equality is still a ways away.

It's a day to cherish and honor ladies who rock.

So what better way to pay tribute to the day than with a playlist featuring ...


What It'd Take To Save 10 Million Lives: Zinc, Bed Nets, $70 Billion

Monday, March 07, 2016

Attend any conference on global health or peruse the United Nations website, and you'll find some ambitious thinking. World leaders say they want to eliminate tuberculosis and malaria, end AIDS and ensure that every pregnant woman can get the medical care she needs. And they want all that to happen ...


Mom Inspires Daughter To Be A Doctor Who Really Makes People Better

Thursday, February 25, 2016

When Dr. Etheldreda Nakimuli-Mpungu graduated from medical school, her mother told her, "OK, good. But you know it's not good to just be a doctor."

Umm, what?

"She, said, 'There's some doctors you go to and they don't make you better. I want you to be one of the doctors ...


Why Zika-Spreading Mosquitoes Love Feet And Ankles

Monday, February 22, 2016

The Aedes aegypti mosquitoes really suck — literally and figuratively.

They're really good at finding and sucking on human blood. Which especially sucks, because their inescapable, insidious little bites can infect people with the Zika virus as well as dengue, chikungunya and yellow fever.

These buggers — like most mosquitoes ...


Rapping Doc With A Reggae Beat Tells Jamaicans How To Fight Zika Virus

Tuesday, February 16, 2016

Jamaica has had only one confirmed case of the Zika virus, brought in by a traveler — and the government wants to keep it that way.

Last month, the government advised women to delay plans to become pregnant, since the the virus has been linked to the birth defect ...