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Bear’s Garlic (or Ramps) Pesto

520<p>854<p>Over the past few years, there’s been a growing interest in <i>intéressants</i> roots and greens in Paris. It’s not that they don’t, or didn’t, exist …

Italian Food

Best PS4 controllers 2018: The 5 best PlayStation 4 controllers you can buy

From professional-class pads to an affordable DualShock 4 alternative, these are the best PS4 controllers around<p><b>DEAL ALERT:</b> If you've come to this …

Toyota S-FR sports car concept gets ready for the track

One of the undoubted highlights of October’s Tokyo motor show was the Toyota S-FR. A compact, MX-5-sized coupe, the vibrantly-painted concept is the …

One way to fight ISIS that politicians aren’t talking about: Our ties with Saudi Arabia

AFTER THE RECENT ISIS ATTACKS, there’s been plenty of discussion of how the United States should respond, many focusing on military intervention and …

1972 Lamborghini Miura P400 SV

It isn't just the finest restored example of the world's first supercar. This 1972 Lamborghini Miura P400 SV is the finest example of the best …

Lewis Hamilton Crashes his Pagani Zonda 760LH in Monaco

Lewis Hamilton took to Instagram last night to break the news to his fans that he was involved in a traffic accident in Monaco on Monday night. A …

Saudi Arabia bans over 45 names - is your name in the list?

<b>RIYADH: Saudi Arabia has banned over 45 names as authorities say the proscribed names contradict the religion or culture of the Kingdom.</b><p>According to …

This Is What $6 Million Of French Blu Ferrari Looks Like

A curious story left this largely original 500 Mondial sitting at the factory for years Read Full Article

Sitting

7 Easy Dinners For People Who 'Don't Cook'

You can be a complete stranger to the kitchen and still pull off an amazing meal. Here are seven foolproof recipes that will wow your entire family.<p><b>1. Crispy Tandoori Chicken with Mango Chutney</b><p>Chicken tandoori is easy to make, and this is my favorite version: the chicken is deliciously spiced with …

Cooking

Sharm el-Sheikh flight from Stansted dodged missile last August

Thomson Airways plane heading to Egyptian resort forced to take evasive action after projectile spotted by pilot, British government confirms<p>A plane carrying British holidaymakers to Sharm el-Sheikh came within 300 metres (1,000ft) of a missile as it neared the Egyptian airport in August, the …

How ISIS Spread in the Middle East

And how to stop it<p>“It is perfectly true, as the philosophers say, that life must be understood backwards. But they forget the other proposition: that it must be lived forwards.” This observation was made in 1843 by the Danish philosopher Søren Kierkegaard in a journal entry, but it might have been …

Portable Raspberry Pi Arcade Machine: Starforce Pi - Technabob

You can find a ton of DIY guides and kits to make arcade machines based on the Raspberry Pi, but if you’re willing to pay to play, watch out for …

Peet’s Coffee to acquire premium coffee brand

Intelligentsia Coffee is a roaster and retailer of premium coffee products.<p>EMERYVILLE, CALIF. – Peet’s Coffee & Tea, a business unit of the JAB …

$1.2M Lamborghini Miura Found Collecting Dust In A Barn

One of the world’s most sought after Lamborghini automobiles has been found collecting dust in a New Jersey barn in pristine 1960s condition.<p>The …

The buzz(kill) about caffeine: What’s really in that can of Coke

Harmless in small amounts, the stimulant can fuel some dangerous cravings. Here’s what we know — and what we don’t<p>Ariane Wu • Murray Carpenter<p>October 29, 2015 8:00am (UTC)<p>This piece originally appeared on revealnews.org.<p>There’s a slow but growing movement in the United States to ban the sale of …

Coffee

This Desktop A/C Is Crazy but Also Genius

In this increasingly eco-conscious world, some things have gone the way of the dinosaur, like incandescent light bulbs and running the air conditioner with the windows open. But for those of us who just can’t seem to keep a comfortable temperature, a team of Russian masterminds have come up with an …

Saudi Arabian Prince Accused Of Sleazy Demands Against Staffers

A Saudi Arabian prince wrapped up in an embarrassing sex scandal is accused of commanding everyone on hand at his Beverly Hills mansion last month to …

Jay Leno Takes James Bond's 2016 Aston Martin DB10 for a Spin

Leno hits the road in 007’s latest Aston Martin.<p>With the latest 007 installment now on the big screen in the UK, late night legend and longtime …

Jay Leno drives James Bond's new Aston Martin DB10

With only ten examples made exclusively for use in the latest James Bond movie, the Aston Martin DB10 is exceedingly rare. So we counted ourselves as fortunate to have seen one up close at Pebble Beach this past summer, and another on a recent visit to the UK. But Jay Leno has done one better.<p>For …

Aston Martin to sell a James Bond 'Spectre' car -- but just one

Aston Martin's car for the James Bond film "Spectre" is so exclusive that only one person will be able to buy it. But they won't be allowed to drive it on the road.<p>Aston Martin created 10 bespoke cars, dubbed the DB10, especially for the film.<p>The luxury automaker plans to auction off one DB10 next …

James Bond

In Praise of Home Cooking

Straphangers in the New York City subway have been given a chance to think about their cooking habits during their commute. A food delivery website has posted ads on trains to promote its services. That is nothing new. As I commented in a previous post, the telephone is probably the most used …

Hunters Kill 295 Black Bears in Controversial Florida Cull

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Mark Zuckerberg’s 20-minute speech in clumsy Mandarin is his latest attempt to woo China

Mark Zuckerberg, Facebook founder and CEO, is fast becoming the world’s most prominent China nerd. He meets with the Chinese president, reads Chinese science fiction, and of course, is very publicly trying to master Mandarin.<p>Now Zuck has taken it a step further by delivering a 20-minute-long …

Indonesia's fires labelled a 'crime against humanity' as 500,000 suffer

Haze has caused havoc, with schools in neighbouring Singapore and Malaysia shut down, flights grounded and events cancelled<p>Raging forest fires across Indonesia are thought to be responsible for up to half a million cases of respiratory infections, with the resultant haze covering parts of Malaysia …

Indonesia

Auburn deputy mayor Salim Mehajer charged over 'unregistered' Ferrari

He was issued with two traffic penalty notices: for driving an unregistered vehicle and for not carrying a licence.<p>But police allege that, just 25 …

Einsteinian Insanity: US, Saudi Arabia Pledge To Provide More Guns, Ammo To Syrian Proxy Armies

You have to hand it to Washington. When it comes to foreign policy blunders, the US certainly isn’t afraid to double and triple down.<p>As a leaked …