Eugene R Baskerville Jr

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Spaghetti Before It Was a Pasta

Of course spaghetti is a pasta but it now feels kind of ordinary compared with other showier formats like rigatoni, risotto, fettuccini, fusilli, gnocchi, penne, ravioli, rotini, or farfaline which is fun to say but is usually called 'bow-tie.'<p>There was a time in non-Italian-American homes when …

31 things you’ll never hear someone from Mexico say

1. Flour or corn tortillas? Doesn’t matter, tortillas are tortillas.<p>2. I don’t give a damn about what my mother thinks!<p>3. Donald Trump’s chido.<p>4. I …

WHERE ARE THEY NOW? The players from Derek Jeter's historic 1996 New York Yankees

The playoff runs harkens back to baseball's last great dynasty — the Yankees teams that won four World Series in five years starting in 1996, Jeter's first full season.<p>It was their first World Series in 18 years. In true Yankees fashion, the 1996 team was an eclectic mix of homegrown stars and …

Weight-loss balloons get FDA approval

For many struggling with their weight, a new device has been approved that will give them another medical alternative to treatments like prescription drugs and surgery.<p>It involves inserting a small balloon into the stomach through the mouth. The saline-filled balloon is meant to be a temporary …

US Embassy in Saudi Arabia halts operations amid 'heightened security concerns'

U.S. officials said Sunday they will halt operations at the embassy and consulates in Saudi Arabia for the next couple of days, in response to “heightened security concerns.”<p>Embassy officials in Riyadh issued the statement, saying telephone lines at the facilities will be down Sunday and Monday and …

White House Issues Saturday Night Iran Deal Warning To Senate

WASHINGTON -- In an effort to reassert control over the domestic political debate surrounding sensitive negotiations on Iran’s nuclear program, the White House penned a letter Saturday night warning senators to hold back on legislation that would detract from the president’s ability to affect and …

10 things iOS 8 got wrong

iOS 8 brought some welcome improvements to the iPhone experience, but after a couple months of using it, I have a growing list of frustrations. Apple employs some of the best designers around, so it’s hard to believe that these issues weren’t considered before release. Here’s just a part of what …

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A MacBook Air is about the closest laptop relative to an iPad – especially the 11 inch model. And today our featured iPad Insight Deal offers a chance to enter to win a free one. Here’s the details on the giveaway offer:<p><b>Win An 11″ MacBook Air!</b><p><i>Whether in a classroom, office, plane, around the house,</i> …