Barb Ellis

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The Only French Fries You Should Make at Home

Let's talk about french fries at home. I haven't ever experienced a french fry from my own kitchen that truly rivals a fast food fry. I've tried …

Recipes

Taste Beyond The Tongue

The 10 Most Beautiful Coastal Towns in Spain

Spain has more than 1,000 miles of Mediterranean coastline (just for starters), a mix of ancient port cities and resort towns that draw the European aristocracy. But true beauty isn't confined to seaside landscapes—the food of San Sebastián, the art of Málaga, the marbled walkways of Alicante make …

Build a Retro Gaming Table on the Cheap with a $10 IKEA Lack and a Raspberry Pi

We’ve shown you how to build a retro gaming table before but if you’re looking for something a bit cheaper, Element14 shows off how to build one …

15 Gadgets to Make Your Home Smarter in 2016

Redecorating your home might just be the most fun New Year’s resolution one can make. At Brit + Co, that means more than just a fresh coat of paint. We’re talking Jetsons-level tech gadgets to make your home smarter for 2016. This roundup of smart home gadgets and goodies has it all, from a smart …

Smart Homes

The Netflix Addiction: Why Our Brains Keep Telling Us to Press Play

I love Netflix, I'll admit it.<p>Many are the nights I've sat up with my husband after the kids have gone to bed, watching one more episode of <i>Orange is The New Black</i>, and looked up at the clock to see it's way past my usual bedtime.<p>Binge-watching shows is here to stay, and Netflix, Hulu and other …

‘Homeland is racist’: artists get graffiti onto TV show

We’re presuming here that most people who watch Homeland, a high drama show about US foreign relations, speak English as their first language, right? Well, this week’s episode has shown that assumption definitely extends to the actors and production team. And every single person that didn’t notice …

Streetwear

Only in Japan: the robot that's a smartphone that's a robot

RoboHon ("Robot Phone") is the cutest smartphone ever: a (familiar looking) robot frame that fits in your pocket. It can take calls, dance, project photos, display maps and more. It's a 'bot with a smartphone inside. Yes, some will snort at the idea of a phone with a 2-inch touchscreen, but it's …

15 books successful people read to their kids

According to the American Academy of Pediatrics, reading aloud to your children and talking about pictures and words in age-appropriate books can strengthen language skills, literacy development, and parent-child relationships.<p>What's more, a study conducted this year by a number of pediatricians …

Books

A surreal photo of the West Kelowna wildfire. #BC Photo by: Shawn Talbot Photography

Vancouver's News. Vancouver's Talk

36 mins ago<p>An invitation for Jaspal Atwal to attend a dinner at the Canadian High Commissioner’s house on Thursday has been rescinded, according to …

Western Canada

Combine OneNote and Outlook for a Powerful Project Management System

Outlook’s tasks feature is pretty simple and basic. If you want to power up Outlook tasks with organization and room for details, integrate the …