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Living

Vizcaya’s book renews interest in forgotten artist of The Gilded Age

Robert Winthrop Chanler completed a decorative screen and a ceiling mural for Vizcaya Museum and Gardens 100 years ago, when the estate was being built

Vizcaya has played a starring role in the Chanler revival, holding a symposium on his works in addition to contributions to the book

The ceiling mural of the pool grotto is one of only two publicly accessible Chanler murals

Pets

Veterinarian removes brain parasite from kitten's nose (Graphic Content)

A stray kitten is recovering after an Omaha, Nebraska veterinarian removed a brain parasite from its nose. Nebraska Humane Society (NHS) released footage on Facebook showing the enormous Cuterebra larva being removed. The Cuterebra fly is a large, non-biting, fat fly that lays its eggs near rodent or rabbit burrows on grass, rocks and vegetation. According to NHS, the Cuterebra do not "seek out animals," but its eggs will attach and hatch in an animal in response to the body heat of a passing host.

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Videos

Why this 90-year-old’s empanadas are better than yours

Mario the empanada man, as he is known at The Palace, is a whiz at making these meat turnovers. Though he's 90, he hands them out to neighbors and newcomers at the retirement home.​
José A. Iglesias jiglesias@elnuevoherald.com
Why this 90-year-old’s empanadas are better than yours 1:03

Why this 90-year-old’s empanadas are better than yours

Veterinarian removes brain parasite from kitten's nose (Graphic Content) 0:52

Veterinarian removes brain parasite from kitten's nose (Graphic Content)

Team USA will demonstrate footvolley at the Rio Olympics 0:44

Team USA will demonstrate footvolley at the Rio Olympics

How to Make a Mojito on National Mojito Day 1:01

How to Make a Mojito on National Mojito Day