The last day of the year is arguably the occasion for the meal of the year. It’s a pivotal moment of reflecting on what’s behind us — new taste discoveries, the fading memory of both failed and successful dining trends — and it’s a time to anticipate the coming year's new culinary adventures and to plan for the future (maybe this is the year you’ll finally start that food blog or tackle an intimidating recipe from Modernist Cuisine). For some, it’s a last chance to throw caloric caution to the wind before embarking upon some shaky diet resolutions. In any case, when it comes to choosing a restaurant to ring in 2012, the pressures can be daunting.
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Several days of heavy rain have resulted in dangerous flooding across the Carolinas this week, causing road closures, water rescues and rivers to rise above flood stage.
Severe weather is erupting across central parts of the United States and will continue into Wednesday night.
While a storm will douse outdoor plans and lead to flooding on some of the Hawaiian Islands, enough rain may fall to ease drought conditions.
The recent chill will leave the United Kingdom in time for the Bank Holiday weekend, but rain could dampen plans in some locations.
Flip-flops are one of the most common types of pollution found in oceans around the world, and one company in Africa is raising awareness by recycling them into colorful pieces of art.
For the final days of April, it will feel like winter has returned across southern Germany as snow makes an appearance.
Wet weather will keep extreme temperatures at bay in the Northeast and mid-Atlantic this summer, while California faces a high risk for wildfires.
Those planning on celebrating King’s Day in the Netherlands on 27 April should prepare to face cool, wet conditions when they take to the streets.