Heide Elliott

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Balsamic-Roasted Shallots

<i>If you're like us, you look to the seasons for what to cook. Get to the market, and we'll show you what to do with your haul.</i><p><i>Today: Your shallots want to be heroic -- this is how to let them.</i><p>I bet you have shallots in your kitchen right now. They are your right hand man: they're the thrumming …

Undiscovered

York scientists’ significant step forward in biofuels quest

Posted on 22 December 2013<p>Scientists at the University of York have made a significant step in the search to develop effective second generation …

Facing the holidays without electricity? Some important dos and don’ts

Christmas may be merry, but not necessarily bright for thousands of Canadians left in the dark by a recent ice storm. Here are a few dos and don'ts for those who find themselves facing the holidays without electricity.<p><b>Do:</b><p>- Eat what's in your fridge, but cautiously. Refrigerated food should be safe …

Holiday Sugar Cookies

Makes about 36 cookies<p>Print<p>Ingredients<p>cookies<p>1 cup unsalted butter, room temperature<p>1 tablespoon ground ginger<p>1 cup (packed) golden brown sugar<p>1 large egg<p>1 teaspoon vanilla extract<p>2 2/3 cups all purpose flour<p>1 teaspoon baking powder<p>1/2 teaspoon salt<p>1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg<p>frosting<p>9 cups (or more) …

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GLENN HUGHES' New Album To Feature Guest Appearance By JULIAN LENNON

Legendary bassist/vocalist <b>Glenn Hughes</b> (<b>BLACK COUNTRY COMMUNION</b>, ex-<b>DEEP PURPLE</b>, <b>BLACK SABBATH</b>) has wrapped up his time in a Nashville, Tennessee …

The Science Behind Reindeer's Color-Changing Eyes

It's not the magic of Christmas that turns their eyes from gold to blue.<p>Winter in the Arctic is grim—day and night blur together for 24 hour stints without sunlight. Reindeer manage to survive these gloomy weeks thanks to a peculiar adaptation. As the days grow darker, reindeer's eyes turn from …

How It Works: A 3-D Printer For Liver Tissue

The first commercial 3-D bioprinter, Organovo's NovoGen MMX Bioprinter, is manufacturing functional liver tissues that will soon help biochemists test new drugs. Here’s a look at the printing process.<p><b>Step 1</b>: Engineers load one syringe with a bio-ink (A) made up of spheroids that each contain tens …

Whooping Cough Has Evolved In Response To Its Vaccine

The mutant bacteria are not more dangerous than the originals, but changes found by the CDC could explain the resurgence of whooping cough in the U.S.<p>This is not your parents’ pertussis. Over the last few years, this once-common childhood illness, also known as whooping cough, has evolved in …

Public Health

A Guide To Spotting And Hiding From Drones

Like birdwatching, but for military robots.<p>Consider it a rough Audubon guide to the mechanical fauna of battlefields. Created by Amsterdam-based designer Ruben Pater, the Drone Survival Guide is, on one side, a rough bird watcher's guide to the modern robot at war. The other side is a short section …

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Frozen waterfall in Norway captured in colourful glory

A Few Facts about 4 More Classic Holiday TV Specials

How many of these shows do you remember, or maybe still watch every year?<p>1. The Year without a Santa Claus<p>This 1974 Rankin-Bass favorite was based on …

Pop Culture

32 Vintage Photos of People Having a Merry Christmas

From a few famous faces to adorable animals and kids under the tree to soldiers in wartime, here's how we've had a Merry Christmas through the …

Christmas Trees

This Powerful Indian Ad Turns The Leering Male Gaze Back On Men

Judging from this new ad, men are made just as uncomfortable by leering stares as women are.<p>Indian film school Whistling Woods International, released the powerful PSA on December 16th, exactly one year after a horrific New Delhi gang rape made international headlines. The video shows men staring …

Fallen tree limbs are stacked up in the Urban Forestry Yard in Toronto on Dec. 23. Hundreds of thousands are still left without power after an ice storm swept through Ontario and Quebec this weekend: http://huff.to/1jA03yP Photo: The Canadian Press

Rocks And Gems Robbery Results In Stolen Ammolite (PHOTO)

VANCOUVER - It's not a sparkly diamond or a precious sapphire, but police in Vancouver still want to find a stolen gemstone that, in Canadian terms, …

Photographer Matt Molloy spent hours stacking sunset photos with the goal to create single mesmerizing images. He did it: http://huff.to/Jmh6n6 PHOTO: Matt Molloy

Toronto council split over state of emergency

Toronto city councillors are divided over whether Mayor Rob Ford should have called a state of emergency in the wake of downed power lines, freezing temperatures and hundreds of thousands of people without hydro in their homes as a result of Sunday's ice storm.<p>While councillors such as Josh Colle …

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