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The best sweet and savoury chocolate recipes

Chocolate mug cake, chocolate brownies, even chocolate glazed ribs. Here, we bring you our favourite chocolate recipes in honour of World Chocolate Day<p>Today is World Chocolate Day so you have the perfect excuse to whip up a chocolatey delight in the kitchen... not that you ever need an excuse.<p>Sweet …

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The Science Behind Why You Can't Read in the Car

<i>By Gianni Jaccoma</i><p><i>Credit: Gianni Jaccoma/Thrillist</i><p>For many of us, carsickness is the bane of every automotive experience: It's always there, preventing us from navigating with our phone or even reading a book to pass the time without the sudden onset of a headache, cold sweats, and crippling nausea. …

27 Pasta Recipes To Help You Survive The Winter

All pair well with wine and a blanket.

Details on lost Egyptian queen’s tomb emerge

2/18/2015 07:30:00 PM<p>New insights have come to light into the history of a lost ancient queen discovered earlier this year at the Abusir necropolis, …

Hershey’s Wants to Stop Imports of Real British Chocolates

Preserving the integrity of America’s Cadbury Creme Eggs from the sort of changes affecting the original right now in the U.K. definitely won …

Mint Chocolate Chip Blizzard Cookies

Notes<p>– When adding the melted chocolate, be careful not to over stir. You want a swirl effect, and if you stir too hard the cookies will just end up …

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10 Christmas Cookies You Should Try this Holiday Season!

Christmas is coming and for many, Christmas means COOKIES. Whether you participate in cookie exchange, give cookies to neighbors or just eat them yourselves, cookies make people feel festive. Pull out a plate of homemade cookies at a Christmas party or when a friend stops by for coffee and you will …

8 Handmade Gift Ideas

It is becoming more and more popular to give handmade gifts during the holiday season. If you are one who likes to give a gift that has a little more …

15 Reasons Why Everyone Should Visit Ireland

Ireland is home to incredibly peaceful cemeteries, gorgeous castles, an awesome landscape of bogs, beaches, and cliffs, and of course, Guinness.<p>As I learned in a nine-day trip around Ireland and its sibling Northern Ireland, this island is one of the most magically friendly places on Earth.<p>Here are …

A Night at the Museum: Sleepovers in Unusual Spaces

When Airbnb collaborated with IKEA to offer accommodations in a Sydney furniture store last summer, we were pretty excited. How fun would it be to spend the night in a warehouse maze of colorful model kitchens, bedrooms, and living rooms? Sadly, the IKEA lodging was a limited-time offer. But there …

10 things you (probably) didn’t know about the Middle Ages

It is one of the most fascinating periods in history, popularised by Magna Carta, the Black Death, and the Hundred Years War. But how much do you …

6 Hearty Soups to Keep You Warm This Winter

When winter begins to blow icy Northern blasts and CNN strives to perfect their graphics for 'Polar Vortex 2015', I start craving hearty, fragrant soups to bring warmth, comfort and flavor in to the picture. Combat the cold - or re-fuel after skating at the ice rink - with these six soups that …

Advent Calendar Roundup

Brown Bag & Chalk Board Calendar.<p>It’s just about the perfect time of year to start thinking about putting together an advent calendar. I always seem to remember this way too late– but this time I am bringing my A game.<p>An Advent calendar is a special calendar used to count or celebrate the days in …

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Ben C. & Tom H. Fans on Twitter: "Kneel ehehehe #tomhiddleston #sexy #today #sdcc http://t.co/oPpvQNsXrQ"

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Tom Hiddleston Talks Loki, Thor Avengers 2

After he rocked up to Comic-Con's Hall H last Saturday and blew the roof off as Loki, Tom Hiddleston stripped off his Asgard duds and had a chat with …

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THAT smile. #TomHiddleston http://t.co/2KPqyNuMhC

Those photos of Tom Hiddleston and the Cookie Monster are charming. Here is another funny pic! (torrilla) http://t.co/6mwuRr3nyL

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In pictures: Some great (and hidden) Toronto public spaces

Writer Amanda Kwan tours six of Toronto's best publicly owned private spaces with city councillor Josh Matlow and others

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Once Upon a Time Bosses Tease the Dark Trip to Neverland

Josh Dallas, Jennifer Morrison and Ginnifer Goodwin<p>Neverland is a place where anything you imagine can come true — which is both good and bad news …

A Canadian makes a difference (and still scores that bucket-list world tour)

Can travel change the world? Perhaps if more people were like Lee-Ann Gibbs. The Torontonian left her job as a corporate lawyer last fall to tour the world – but on her own terms, in a responsible way. In Nepal, she volunteered with Samrakshak Samuha Nepal (SASANE), an organization that helps …

Karen Gillan and a Little Doctor.

Coming To BBC America In July - Doctor Who: The Doctors Revisited - The Seventh Doctor http://tennantnews.blogspot.com/2013/07/coming-to-bbc-america-in-july-doctor.html

How Meditation Works

Mindfulness meditation is having a moment in the West, and with it some compelling reasons to understand and try it.<p>NicoleAbalde/Flickr<p><i>Mindfulness meditation</i>. Chances are that you've either heard or seen (or rolled your eyes at) these words in recent months, as studies, celebrity endorsements, and …

99 reasons why it’s better to be Canadian

The results of our sixth Canada Day survey, from 2013<p>It can be hard living next to history’s greatest cultural, military and economic superpower. But …