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Crispy Potato Skins

8 Servings<p>Crispy, cheesy, bacon-y—they're an irresistible Super Bowl snack. So irresistible, in fact, that you may want to make a double batch of this potato skins recipe.<p>Print<p>Ingredients<p>8 russet potatoes (about 5 lb.), scrubbed<p>Olive oil for rubbing and brushing<p>Flaky sea salt, such as Maldon<p>Freshly …

Avocado on toast with chorizo & fried eggs

A speedy staple of eggs on toast is spruced up with creamy avocado, spicy Spanish sausage and some nutritious pumpkin seeds<p>Ingredients<p>1 tbsp pumpkin …

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Hearty one-pot family recipes

These flavoursome recipes will also teach children about portion control<p>Is yours a self-serve kind of household? Or do you plate food before it goes to the table? Recent reports suggest that serving meals ''family-style’’ – letting children help themselves – is by far the healthier option.<p>An …

Lamb chops with anchovy and olive aioli recipe

Salty little anchovies bring a Provencal hit to this garlicky sauce - perfect with lamb<p><i>Serves six</i><p>50ml (2fl oz) olive oil<br>grated zest and juice of 1 lemon<br>3 sprigs rosemary, chopped<br>12 lamb chops<p>for the aioli<br>2 garlic cloves, chopped<br>flaked sea salt<br>2 egg yolks<br>300ml (½ pint) extra-virgin olive oil, plus a …

Chris Dyer : Spreading Positivity through Art

Chris Dyer, a Peruvian artist living in Montreal, Canada, is better known for recycling old skateboards into paintings for over 10 years. Although …

25 Days of Cookies: Day 15, Raisin-Nut Spice Cookies

We're celebrating the holidays with 25 Days of Cookies! Today, Day 15: Raisin-Nut Spice Cookies<p><i>Every day in December through Christmas, we’re sharing a cookie recipe. Forget the 12 Days of Christmas—these are the 25 Days of Cookies.</i><p>Things have gotten pretty out of hand here in Cookieland. Our …

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Former Pink Floyd frontman sparks fury by comparing Israelis to Nazis

Inflammatory remarks by the musician Roger Waters, formerly of Pink Floyd, comparing the modern Israeli state to Nazi Germany have put him at the centre of a furious dispute.<p>Performers and religious figures reacted angrily to the veteran rock star's argument that Israeli treatment of the …

Android Run Time: An Easy Hack To Make Your Phone Faster And Its Battery Last Longer

<i>Update: if you also want to get the stock Android look of the Nexus 5 on any Android device running v4.1 or above check out my recent Forbes post here.</i><p>When Android 4.4 ‘KitKat’ launched on October 31 something very important and underreported was introduced. Its name is ‘ART’ and with the Android …

Stoner: the must-read novel of 2013

On 13 June 1963, the American novelist John Williams wrote from the University of Denver, where he was a professor of English, to his agent Marie Rodell. She had just read his third novel, <i>Stoner</i>, and while clearly admiring it, was also warning him not to get his hopes up. Williams replied: "I …

Are you right-brained or left-brained?

Follow these instructions to find out which side of your brain is dominant and how it may explain your personality.<p>In no particular order, I am visual, outspoken, artistic, impulsive, intuitive, a daydreamer and disorganised. I am right-brained, according to this uncannily accurate guide to …

21 Food Superstitions You Should Really Know About

From spilling salt to cutting bananas, here are 21 kitchen-related superstitions you should be aware of.<p>Everyone knows that garlic wards off vampires and that spilling salt is terrible luck. But did you know that you should never cut a banana with a knife? And speaking of knives, did you know that …

A 3-D Printer That Uses the Sun to Create Glass Objects Out of Sand

Marcus Kayser's Solar Sinter project turns the desert's resources into bowls<p>When design student Markus Kayser wanted to test his sun-powered, sand-fed 3-D printer, he knew the gray skies outside his London apartment wouldn't do. So he shipped the 200-plus-pound contraption to Cairo, Egypt, flew …

Geminid meteor shower begins: watch out for fireballs

The mysterious Geminid meteor shower lights the skies of Earth between 12 and 16 December and is visible from almost anywhere on the planet. This year the peak rate is estimated to be 100-120 meteors per hour, rivalling the August Perseids, which are usually the most spectacular meteor shower of …