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18 Valentine’s Day Dessert Recipes to WOW Your Honey

Valentine’s Day is all about sweetness. Sweethearts, sweet desserts, sweet 90s-inspired Valentine’s Day cards… it never stops. And when it comes to holiday-themed desserts, you have plenty of pink, red and heart-shaped ideas at your disposal, from healthy Valentine’s Day fruit salad recipes to …

Dessert

The 10 Minute Rule For Keeping Audience Attention

For the past four years I’ve been lecturing on digital marketing at a university in Strasbourg (long term readers may remember me writing about it …

The 15 most popular Super Bowl snack recipes

The Super Bowl is this weekend, which means it's a good time to start thinking about easy, crowd-pleasing snacks to make.<p>We asked Pinterest to help us find some of the most popular recipes out there.<p>From baked zucchini chips to Triscuit pizza, below are the site's 15 most pinned snacks.

Slow Cookers

Italian Grilled Cheese Sandwich Recipe, Ultimate Fried Cheese Sandwich

Grilled Cheese Sandwich<p>Grilled Cheese Sandwich is the answer to how an Italian enjoys a Grilled Cheese sandwich! Try out this twist on a family favourite and spoil your tastebuds with mozzarella oozing on top of Prosciutto di Parma, grilled sweet potatoes, grilled zucchini and asiago cheese between …

grilled cheese

Munich, Nice, Turkey, Brexit, Trump: It's all connected

French police forces and forensic officers stand next to a truck July 15, 2016 that ran into a crowd celebrating the Bastille Day national holiday on the Promenade des Anglais killing at least 60 people in Nice, France, July 14.<p>ERIC GAILLARD/REUTERS<p>It was just before dawn on the morning of July 15, …

Taksim Square

Alibaba's first smart car is up for pre-order right now

It's poised to push the Internet of Things into China's automobile market.<p>After more than a year of development, Alibaba's first "internet car," the OS'Car RX5 sport utility vehicle, is available for pre-order in China. The SUV costs the equivalent of $22,230 (as a base price) and deliveries are …

Home Appliances

Kelly: Ronaldo is on the cusp of a great triumph as Messi leaves the stage

On Wednesday morning, Lionel Messi was found guilty of tax evasion and given 21 months in prison.<p>His defence – that he "knew nothing" about his own financial affairs – apparently didn't impress the court. Because of the vagaries of Spanish law, Messi will not serve a sentence in jail.<p>He's still …

Nintendo Announces NX Console to Launch March 2017 Worldwide

Nintendo has confirmed that its upcoming gaming console, codenamed NX, will be launching globally in March 2017. The information was revealed as part of the company's 2016 fiscal year earnings report released today. The NX release date was also confirmed by a post from the official Nintendo of …

Mobile Devices

'Largest-ever' Silicon Valley eviction to displace hundreds of tenants

Demolition of 216-unit complex is the latest example of rising income inequality in a region home to many of the world’s wealthiest technology companies<p>Iris Milano could hardly sleep after she got the news that her family would be kicked out of their two-bedroom apartment in San Jose.<p>“You’re always …

Here's Literally 16 Animated DC Movies You Should Just Go Watch Right Now

In the lead-up to the release of The Killing Joke, we take a look at some highlights of the lesser-known DC movies.

Peanut Butter Chews Recipe

"Easy and Delicious! You can use regular or chunky peanut butter. I like chunky."<p>Ingredients<p>1/2 cup peanut butter<p>1/2 cup light corn syrup<p>1/2 cup …

The surprising downside of a sunny retirement

You’re tired of winter. But before you move somewhere warm to retire, consider this.<p>Kathy McCoy and her husband, Bob Stover, retired to Arizona from their home in California six years ago.<p>It’s not an uncommon move for US retirees, to relocate somewhere calmer and warmer in retirement. But, since …

Amid Dire Reviews, Batman v Superman Reaps Huge Opening-Weekend Payday

All the critical pans in the world couldn’t stop the latest comic-book juggernaut from dominating at the box office.<p>Belief in the “too big to fail” concept allowed for the conditions that crippled America’s economy and caused a nationwide fiscal crisis not too long ago, but under the harebrained …

50 documentaries you need to see

Ten of the best nonfiction film-makers today choose their own favourites, from serial killer stories and studies in the horrors of war to meta pranks<p>• Storyville’s Nick Fraser on the power of the documentary form<p><b>The Texan director’s feature debut, The Act of Killing (2012), and its follow-up, The</b> …

Documentaries

Top 10 books about spies

Photograph: Harold Clements/Getty Images<p>Kim Philby holding a press conference after being cleared of spying charges by foreign secretary Harold Macmillan in …

How do we justify the horrible things we’ve done?

<i>Gerald Caplan is an African scholar, former NDP national director and a regular panelist on CBC's</i> Power and Politics<i>.</i><p>How do humans justify the terrible deeds we commit? This question perplexed the Globe's Konrad Yakabuski in his column last week on slavery in the United States and the murder in …

Charleston Church Shooting

Android Circuit: New Galaxy S6 Plus Leaks, Microsoft's Trojan Horse, Google Attacks Apple Music

Taking a look back at seven days of news across the Android world, this week’s Android Circuit includes leaked details on the Samsung Galaxy S6 Plus, Google’s counter-attack against Apple Music, Microsoft Office’s arrival on Android smartphones, Hello Kitty’s official Android Wear watch face, …

Google eavesdropping tool installed on computers without permission

Privacy advocates claim always-listening component was involuntarily activated within Chromium, potentially exposing private conversations<p>Privacy campaigners and open source developers are up in arms over the secret installing of Google software which is capable of listening in on conversations …

Chromium

10 Types of Seafood You Really Shouldn't Eat (and 10 You Should Eat Instead)

We've depleted the populations and ruined the habitats of some truly delicious fish.<p><i>By: Dan Gentile</i><p>It may seem like the ocean is just a bottomless pit of fish sticks and sushi, but the reality is that our supply of seafood is finite. Through rampant overfishing and just generally treating the ocean …

Aquaculture

So Many Games!

The Forbes video games contributors so a mind-numbing number of games at the 2015 Electronic Entertainment Expo in Los Angeles. Here are the one's we're excited about.

For two days, Fallout Shelter earned more than Candy Crush

Bethesda's surprise announcement at last week's E3 showcase is paying off for the developer in a pretty big way: For two days in its launch week, it sat at the number-three top-grossing app on the iTunes app store, according to App Annie data.<p>Ahead of it were free-to-play multiplayer strategy …

Father's Day: 20 uplifting quotes

Lonely Planet's best places in Europe 2015

Europe is a magical miscellany of peoples and places, and the range of destinations can be overwhelming if you’re planning a trip. To narrow down the choices, we asked our team of Europe-based editors and authors to pick a list of 10 destinations looming large in their travel plans right now.<p>This …

21 Recipes With Lots of Breadcrumbs Because Crispy Bits Are the Best

Crispy bits are the stuff of life.<p><b>Crispy bits are the stuff of life</b>. These 21 breadcrumb-heavy recipe prove it (but we skipped actually <i>breaded</i> recipes like schnitzel because that's cheating!). Add on an extra teaspoon to what the recipe calls for: You won't regret it.

Home ownership ‘unattainable’? Not if you can read a market

<i>Shaadi Faris is vice-president of Intergulf Development Group in Vancouver.</i><p>The headlines coming out of Vancouver these days are almost exclusively focused on how unattainable housing is becoming for first-time buyers. Reports placing the city second only to Hong Kong in terms of unaffordability …

11 apps that will make you smarter

In fact, there are ways your phone might actually be good for you.<p>We've compiled a list of apps to boost your brainpower, hone your memory, and even improve your emotional intelligence.<p>The science of how exactly our brains work — and how much we can train them — is constantly evolving, but one …