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26 Make-Ahead Foods Perfect For A Spring Picnic

♫ Going on a picnic, leaving right away. ♫

23 Easy Picnic Recipes That Everybody Will Love

All of these dishes play nicely with blankets and sunshine.

11 Portable Picnic Recipes

Grab-and-go recipes are a must for a picnic. Use these make-ahead recipes including bite-size fried chicken and sweet little pies for your next …

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Porch Punch

Planning some warm-weather entertaining? This bourbon punch will become a perennial party favorite.<p>2 liters bourbon<br>1 oz. orange bitters (Goglia uses …

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Pack Your Picnic Basket Like a Pro: Essential Gadgets for Your Next Outing

A picnic sounds like an easy-breezy sort of affair—just put some food in a basket, go to a local park, and enjoy a perfect meal outdoors. But packing for a picnic isn't quite as easy as making lunch to eat at home, because, let's face it: how many times have you gotten up from the table because you …

18 Amazing Cocktails That Require Only Two Ingredients

<i>The following is from the post, "18 Amazing Cocktails That Require Only TWO Ingredients," which originally appeared on My Domaine. For the full</i> …

Tipsy Arnold Palmer Recipe on Food52

• 4 cups boiling water<br>• 4 black tea bags<br>• 3/4 cup sugar<br>• Strips of zest from 1 lemon<br>• Strips of zest from 1 orange<br>• 4 cups cold water<br>• 1 cup bourbon<br>• 3/4 cup lemon juice<p>Pour boiling water over tea bags, sugar, and zest in a large bowl. Stir until sugar is dissolved; cover and steep 5 minutes.<br>• Pour mixture through …

23 Classic Cocktails You Need to Know How to Make

23 classic cocktails you should know how to make, from Manhattans to Margaritas<p>Knowing how to make classic cocktails is important. There's only one problem: There are a lot of them. Unless you're a bartender, there's no way you'll remember what goes into a Sazerac or the proportions of a Moscow …

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36 Dishes to Bring to an Outdoor Party

Not all food is ready to withstand hungry hordes and sit outside in the hot, hot heat.<p><b>When we're heading to picnics</b>, cooking out in the backyard, and gearing up for days at the beach, we want our food to be as ready for the summer sun as we are. But not all food can withstand crowds and sitting …

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Too Good To Mix: 9 Rums Perfect For Sipping

America is currently experiencing a rum revival. As new tiki bars open around the country and bartenders find new ways to celebrate the spirit via cocktails and curated rum lists, there couldn't be a better time to get educated and excited about the wonderful world of rum.<p>If you're only familiar …

7 Classic Cocktails Every Sophisticated Woman Should Know

You've been ordering that same gin and tonic since college.<p>You walk into a bar, go up to the bartender, and...draw a blank. So many bottles, so many options, but what do you <i>want</i>?!? *Definitely* not that Malibu and pineapple juice you've been falling back on since 2001. No, you want these:<p>Gimlet<p><b>For</b> …

18 Beautiful Cocktails To Sip This Spring

Raise your glass to warmer weather with these sophisticated drinks.<p>Warmer weather makes spring the perfect time to imbibe cocktails that are as delicious as they are pretty.

Refreshing Pimm's jelly recipe

Use home-grown strawberries for a fresh twist on a summer classic<p><b>Use home-grown ingredients from one gourmet pot to make this jelly.</b><p>Serves<p>4<p>Ingredients<p>5 small leaves of gelatin<br>• 115g/4oz caster sugar<br>• 100ml/3½fl oz water<br>• 100ml/3½fl oz lemonade<br>• 175ml/6fl oz Pimm’s<br>• 250g/9oz strawberries, hulled and thinly …

Can the Chesapeake Bay (and its Signature Blue Crabs) Recover?

Blue crab season in the Chesapeake Bay is just around the corner. To fill his coffers between now and then, third-generation Virginia waterman J.C. Hudgins is fishing for menhaden, a type of fish used for bait. What he's seen in recent days comes as good news: clear water to a depth of eight …

DNA shows why being short can be bad for your heart

When Randy Newman sang his tongue-in-cheek tune about short people, he called attention to their "little hands, little eyes" and their "little baby legs." Nowhere does his 1978 hit mention that short people also have an increased risk of coronary artery disease.<p>But scientists have established this …

In The Netherlands, A Giant Wind Turbine For People To Live On

Why not?<p>Instead of tilting at windmills, how about living in one? The Dutch Windwheel is a giant proposed wind turbine for the city of Rotterdam in the Netherlands, which will feature apartments and hotel rooms along the outside of the structure.<p>Artist's images of the Windwheel at night look a …

Amazon has invented tiny plastic buttons that allow for instant product ordering

There is actually a Gatorade button<p>The Dash button is not to be confused with a separate piece of food-ordering hardware called Dash, which scans product barcodes and lets people speak orders into Amazon Fresh. Instead, it’s a much smaller Wi-Fi-enabled button that will instantly order a …

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Injured tortoise given 3D printed shell

Cleopatra the leopard tortoise has been given a 3D printed prosthetic shell to protect her from injury<p>A tortoise has been given a 3D printed prosthetic shell to protect her own, as she suffers from a painful disease which has caused it to wear away.<p>Cleopatra, a leopard tortoise who was taken in by …

Australia’s chief scientist tells PM's business adviser to stick to economics

Australia’s chief scientist has suggested Tony Abbott’s top business adviser should stick to economics rather than “trawl the internet” for papers questioning the overwhelming scientific opinion on global warming.<p>Maurice Newman, former chairman of the stock exchange and the ABC and now chairman of …

Machine that keeps lungs alive outside body tested

DETROIT — Creamy-pink and glistening, they lie on a stainless steel exam table — this pair of lungs inflating and falling in a rhythmic, ghostly pattern.<p>At the University of Michigan, researchers are pushing the limits of medicine, eking out new ways to boost the numbers of organs that are …

Robin Williams dead; he was battling depression - CNN.com

<b>(CNN)</b> -- Robin Williams -- who first made America laugh and eventually touched "every element of the human spirit" in a remarkable range of performances -- died at his Northern California home Monday.<p>Williams apparently took his own life, law enforcement officials said. He was 63.<p>"He has been …

Will Atlantic Ocean Oil Prospecting Silence Endangered Right Whales?

Companies have been cleared to seek seismic noise permits in the Atlantic, but ocean researchers fear for whales.<p>Whales talk. But what makes them stop talking?<p><b>Scientists have long known that the marine mammals use creaks, groans, growls, and buzzes to communicate with each other—often over long</b> …

What Does a Baby Find Cute?

Among the handful of words my baby definitely recognizes, <i>baby</i> ranks high. He goos and gahs over pictures of baby faces, and he studies books of baby animals.<p>It’s been known for a while that human adults show a positive response to infantile stimuli, both in images and real infants. This phenomenon …

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Complaining: Why we whine, and how to whine better.

<i>This article originally appeared in</i> <b>Science of Us</b>.<p>Really, it should’ve been a wonderful weekend. An old friend was in from out of town and a group of …

Knife falls from sky into Chinese man's head

A five-inch kitchen knife falls from the sky and enters the head of 57-year-old man in Sichuan province<p>Last Thursday morning, 57-year-old Xiao Yunzhi was taking a stroll in his home town of Guangyuan, Sichuan province, when his head started feeling strangely heavy.<p>But it was only when the local …

Ice Bucket Challenge Leads To 1,000% Spike In Donations To ALS Association

BOSTON (AP) — The idea is simple: Take a bucket of ice water, dump it over your head, record it and post the video on social media.<p>It's cold, it's fun and it's contagious. But these ice bucket challenges and similar social media-powered stunts also are raising awareness and money for causes such as …

The 10 Most Important Things In The World Right Now

<b>1. An Iraqi Shi'ite coalition is close to nominating a prime minister, Iraq's deputy speaker Haider al-Abadi said in a tweet on Monday, meaning that prime minister Nuri al-Maliki may have to give up his bid for a third term.</b> This comes after Maliki gave a surprise television speech Sunday night …

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Film-maker defies China's censors to reveal horrors of the Great Famine

For modern Chinese students it is not the Great Famine but the Three Years of Difficulties. The catastrophe remains so sensitive that their history books do not document how many starved to death, or why. Yet more than 50 years ago, at the height of the disaster, a handful of their predecessors …

Why are the media so obsessed with female scientists' appearance? | Alice Bell

Yet another profile of Susan Greenfield feels the need to dwell on her ‘long, youthfully blond hair’. Why are the media so rubbish at covering women in science?<p>The Observer has an interview with Susan Greenfield this weekend. There are lots of questions it might prompt. Why, for example, has she …