Opinion | Summer’s Great Escape

[ad_1] Splash! Memorial Day weekend marks the unofficial start of summer, and it is when we start to flock to beaches and pools, seeking out the soothing sensory world found underwater. As you prepare for summer fun, check out some of our favorite pieces inspired by the relaxation and thrills we find when we are […]

An Icebox Cake Casts Its Spell on Strawberries

[ad_1] Icebox cakes are like magic. Coal-black cocoa wafers, dry and crumbly on their own, are layered with vanilla whipped cream and put in the fridge overnight. By morning, the crisp cookies become a tender cake, surrounded by a pillow of vanilla frosting. It’s as perfect a summer dessert as you can make without turning […]

Opinion | Elon Musk, the Donald of Silicon Valley

[ad_1] He is prone to unhinged Twitter eruptions. He can’t handle criticism. He scolds the news media for its purported dishonesty and threatens to create a Soviet-like apparatus to keep tabs on it. He suckers people to fork over cash in exchange for promises he hasn’t kept. He’s a billionaire whose business flirts with bankruptcy. […]