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14 juillet 2013

Shopper’s Diary: Bleuet Coquelicot in Paris

It’s hard to miss Bleuet Coquelicot: Plants and flowers of all colors spill onto the sidewalk from a tiny storefront on a busy street in Paris’s …

Gardening 101: Lavender

Lavender; <i>Lavandula:</i> “The Practical Feminist”<p>Alice Walker once wrote that “womanist is to feminist as lavender is to purple.” As the Pulitzer …

American Philosophy

Canadian mobile customers now pay less for more, and more for less: Wall Report

Canadians now pay less for higher-end plans, and more for entry-level plans, according to the updated CRTC-commissioned Wall Report.<p>An annual review …

Monte Cristo Bread Recipe

Nutrition Facts<p>Servings Per Recipe 6<p><b>Amount Per Serving</b><p>Calories from Fat 185<p><b>Calories</b> 634<p>% Daily Value*<p>36%<p><b>Total Fat</b> 23g<p>50%<p>Saturated Fat 10g<p>50%<p><b>Sodium</b> …

Breakfast

The Whole New Way to Make a Monte Cristo That Will Blow Your Mind

If you've ever had a Monte Cristo sandwich, you will devour this bread. Serve it with warm raspberry jam for dipping.<p>Growing up in North Carolina, there was only one diner. That's right. One. Herby's. I loved that joint. It had a purple life-sized half of a VW Beetle affixed right to the front of …

17 of Our Favorite Fried Chicken Recipes

These 17 recipes for fried chicken are so crispy, so juicy, so flat-out tasty, you won’t believe you made it yourself.

Cooking

The truth about Lyme disease

Lyme disease can masquerade as MS, ALS, even dementia, and its numbers are growing. So why is Canada lagging behind in treating it?<p><b>In this piece from</b> …

When your Mac runs slow, give it a tuneup

Macs are solid machines, but just like their owners they have a tendency to get lethargic as they age. Launching and switching programs takes longer, simple tasks become arduous, and the dreaded beach ball of doom appears more often than it did when your machine was new. The operating system just …

How It Works: The Inner Earth

Know your planet!<p>Plate tectonics—the theory that explains the sinking, spreading, and slip-sliding of big chunks of Earth’s surface—is a bedrock of geology. But it can’t explain what happens to plates once they sink, or account for the forces that drive many of the planet’s volcanic hotspots. …

Here’s an 8 Minute Walkthrough of Apple’s CarPlay in a Ferrari FF

After the introduction of “iOS in the Car” at Apple’s Worldwide Developers Conference last year, the company publicly released a rebranded service …

14 Recipes to Gorge On This Mardi Gras

<i>Holidays based around eating are ones we would never dream of skipping. Number one on our list this month is Mardi Gras. Here is an updated version of last year's celebratory round-up, with a few tantalizing additions that will really make you hungry:</i><p>You wouldn't know it from the sloppy tourists …

Mardi Gras

2014 Nissan Pathfinder Hybrid arrives with supercharged engine, 26 mpg combined

Nissan just launched the fully redesigned Pathfinder for the 2013 model year, and now, there's a fuel-sipping hybrid version making its debut here at the New York Auto Show. The 2014 Pathfinder Hybrid packs all of the same features found in the standard crossover, but offers slightly better fuel …

New York Auto Show: Brace For More Nissan, Infiniti Ads, As Nissan Chases Honda

Carlos Ghosn, the famously outspoken CEO of Nissan Motor Co., set a tough target for his U.S. team during an appearance at the New York International Auto Show last week.<p>He said nothing short of 10 percent U.S. market share would do — and quickly, too, by around 2016. “Unless we hit 10 percent …

Fuel-Efficient Car News

With the 2018 XC60 plug-in hybrid crossover, Volvo has demonstrated that it is a luxury brand at the vanguard of electrification.<p>Electric trucks are having a moment in the spotlight, but they won't replace diesel-powered trucks in big numbers until they overcome costs and other limitations.<p>Tesla …

The Myth of the All-Powerful All-Wheel Drive

It sounds like having power to all wheels would help drivers negotiate corners and slippery surfaces. But don't believe the hype about all-wheel drive and handling.<p><b>"Sure-footed all-wheel-drive handling."</b> That's the kind of lingo you're likely to hear in car ads and marketing material, and it has …

2013 Lexus RX 350 review

<b>The Good</b> The Enform App feature gives the <b>2013 Lexus RX 350</b> integration with Bing local search, Yelp, and Pandora. The all-wheel-drive system includes a differential lock, and the F Sport trim includes an eight-speed transmission.<p><b>The Bad</b> F Sport suspension tuning does not really suit the RX 350. …

4WD vs AWD: What's The Diff? - Tech Feature

From the Basics to the Deepest Details<p>Life used to be so simple. Pickups looked like pickups. SUVs looked like SUVs. Everything else was a car. And when it came to 4WD and AWD, one was serious, and the other was a gimmick. All that has changed. Today, there are so many fractured segments, …

Infiniti JX35, Now the QX60, Gains Hybrid Variant for 2014 [2013 New York Auto Show]

The three-row luxury crossover formerly known as JX35.<p>Infiniti’s JX35 crossover only just hit the market this year, but already the automaker has announced a name change and the addition of a new hybrid model, which will debut at the 2013 New York auto show. The name change is hardly surprising—for …

Lithium Ion

What’s Cheaper? Buying an Unlocked iPhone vs Subsidized 2-Year Term Compared

If you’re on the hunt for a new iPhone 5s or iPhone 5c and you are looking at a 2-year term contract, it can be tricky to compare the plans available …

Mobile Technology