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Mini Cherry Almond Christmas Cakes

Ingredients<p>Icing:<p>1/4 cup butter softened<br>• 1 3/4 cup icing sugar<br>• 2 tablespoons whipping cream<br>• 1 teaspoon vanilla<br>• 2 tablespoons corn syrup<br>• 340 g almond …

Taste Beyond The Tongue

This Baked Alaska Is The Ultimate Dessert

Ice cream cake with a meringue top? Is this real?<p><b>Ice Cream:</b><p>1 pint vanilla ice cream, softened<p>2 pint strawberry ice cream, softened<p>2 pints chocolate ice cream, softened<p><b>Cake (Can Sub Boxed Yellow Cake):</b><p>1 cup butter, at room temperature<p>2 cups sugar<p>4 eggs, at room temperature<p>3 cups cake flour, sifted<p>1 …

Sauce recipes

Having a good array of sauce recipes under your belt is a must for any budding chef. From sauce vierge to a great homemade ketchup, sauces are the …

Well-Dressed: How to Make Any Vinaigrette by Avoiding These Common Mistakes

Not only does homemade salad dressing taste better than the bottled stuff, it's easy to whip up. Here's how to make a vinaigrette.<p>So you think you know what makes a great salad? Sure, you've got the greens, the veggies, the grains and protein down-pat. But when it comes to pulling it all together, …

The Right Way to Do Family Time

Research finds that quality, rather than quantity, counts most when it comes to spending time with your children<p>Surveys reveal that today’s busy parents feel guilty about spending too little time with their children—but the actual numbers on American family life tell a different story. Since the …

Child Care

The Mind - Alan Watts

Mary Berry: start planning Christmas dinner now

Thought you had ages till you need to start planning Christmas? The doyenne of The Great British Bake Off thinks otherwise<p>Cooking Christmas dinner is a notoriously stressful business.<p>But it needn't be, believes The Great British Bake off host Mary Berry - provided you start planning now.<p>The cookery …

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How Does Richard Branson Overcome His Weaknesses?

“What would Richard Branson do?”<p>A question that many young individuals ask themselves whenever they are overcome with obstacles in life or business. …

Aerofex hoverbike could be yours by 2017

Aerofex's hoverbike made a pretty big splash when the Californian company showed off its working prototype all the way back in 2012, but then it went eerily silent. Now, Aerofex has finally revealed a launch date and price: it'll cost $85,000 and ship in 2017, according to its website.<p>"Where you're …

9 Things Really Productive People Refuse to Do

Being more productive isn't just about what you do--it's also about what you don't.<p>If you want to be more productive, don't start by taking on new habits and routines. Instead, do less. The most productive people know how to stay focused and how to say no--but most importantly, they know how to …

Sticky Chinese pork ribs recipe

Honey gives ribs a perfect sticky texture<p><b>Serves 4 as a starter</b><p>2 racks of pork ribs<p>1 tsp peppercorns<p>3 bay leaves<p>1 onion, halved<p>A thumb of ginger, peeled and roughly chopped<p>2 garlic cloves, roughly chopped<p>4 tbsp Shaoxing rice wine<p>3 tbsp dark soy sauce<p>7 tbsp honey<p>2 tbsp Chinkiang vinegar<p>1 tbsp sesame …

Generativity vs. Stagnation: Erikson's Seventh Stage

Generativity versus stagnation is the seventh of eight stages of Erik Erikson’s theory of psychosocial development. This stage takes place during …

The Psychology of Selfies

Celebrities like Rihanna, Miley Cyrus, Lady Gaga and Justin Bieber lead the selfie trend<p>I am a social media outlier. I have never posted a …

The Psychology of Self-Control

Ever since psychology godfather William James first expounded the crucial role of habit in how we live and who we become, modern psychology has sought to figure out how we can rewire our bad habits, maximize our willpower, and use habits to optimize our productivity. And yet, if the market for …

The Psychology of Trust in Work and Love

<i>“When you trust people to help you, they often do,”</i> Amanda Palmer asserted in her beautiful meditation on the art of asking without shame. But what does it really mean to “trust,” and perhaps more importantly, how can we live with the potential heartbreak that lurks in the gap between “often” and …

Free startup manager beats Windows 8.1's built-in tools

Say what you will about Windows, you have to admit the OS has legs. Still, you'd think that after all these years and so many versions, Windows would finally have all the tools users need right out of the box. Not so.<p>After last week's post on essential Windows 8.1 time-saving tweaks, a reader asked …

National Ignition Facility Announces Record Amount Of Fusion Energy

Physicists had to compress the fuel to twice the density of the core of the sun.<p>U.S. physicists are reporting they've created more energy than ever before from a laser-triggered fusion reaction.<p>Fusion is the reaction that occurs in the interiors of stars, including Earth's own sun. Theoretically, …

Physics

How To Build A 4K Gaming PC For Less Than $2500 -- Ultra HD Monitor, SSD, And Windows Included

If you approached me toward the end of 2013 and suggested I could build a 4K gaming PC for about $2500, I would have erupted into laughter. But in this post-CES 2014 world, what once seemed impossibly expensive is now approaching the realm of affordability. Not only does this system clock in at …

2014's most promising sci-fi and fantasy films: Week in geek's picks

Ask a sci-fi fan to name the greatest ever year for genre movies and they will probably nod towards 1982, when Blade Runner, ET, Tron, Conan the Barbarian and Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan hit cinemas. It's difficult to predict a return to such dizzy heights in 2014, not least because so many of …

15 Great Songs You Probably Didn't Hear in 2013

From 15 of the best albums of the year<p><b>Year in and out,</b> we compile a list of tunes that flew under the radar, mostly from underrated or emerging artists. We call that list "The best songs you probably didn't hear this year." We do that in lieu of an obligatory and trite Top 10 Albums of the Year …

11 'Hunger Games' Power Breakfasts for the Girl on Fire

Surviving the Hunger Games is no easy feat—especially if you haven't eaten a good breakfast. Here's 11 recipes to keep the odds ever in your favor<p><b>Katniss Everdeen</b> is back, and in <i>The Hunger Games: Catching Fire,</i> premiering today, she is offered the worst kind of do-over: a second chance in the …

Friends Without Benefits

This year, 81 percent of Internet-using teenagers in America reported that they are active on social-networking sites, more than ever before. Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and new dating apps like Tinder, Grindr, and Blendr have increasingly become key players in social interactions, both online …

Video of the Moment #1364: Arctic Monkeys - There Goes The Fear, a UK/US/IE Music Web site

<b>Arctic Monkeys</b>‘s latest video is, as emblazoned on the back of a leather jacket in the start of this, ‘One for the Road’. Filmed in black and white …

Arctic Monkeys Share Acoustic Clip

<b>Arctic Monkeys</b> have shared an acoustic version of 'Why'd You Only Call Me When You're High'.<p>Arctic Monkeys are changing. Sure, new album 'AM' was …