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11 of Your Favorite Kid Foods, All Grown Up

Let's be honest: No matter your age, you're never above a gooey grilled cheese sandwich or piping hot bowl of mac and cheese. Here are eleven grown-up versions of your favorite childhood classics, so you can eat like a kid without compromising the air of adulthood.<p><b>Gnocchi Mac and Cheese</b><p>The only …

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Artist Turns DNA From Chewed Gum Into Sculptures

Plus, a perfume that can cover your genetic tracks<p>Two years ago, artist Heather Dewey-Hagborg caused a stir in both the art and biosecurity worlds when she displayed busts of people she’d never met. She determined the facial features for her “Stranger Visions” show using DNA found in the streets …

Biochemistry

10 Trips That Are Better Taken Solo

By Allison Williams, CNTraveler.com<p>If you have the will (and the way), you can travel just about anywhere, but some trips beg for solo exploration. These are 10 getaways that are even better when you're alone.<p>The 10 Best Small Cities in the U.S.<p>12 Travel Mistakes We All Think We're Too Smart to …

Dead at noon: B.C. woman ends her life rather than suffer indignity of dementia (with video)

Print<p>Related<p><b>How do you feel about this issue? Comment on Facebook.</b><p>===<p>On Monday morning shortly before noon, Gillian Bennett dragged a foam mattress …

17 Gluten-Free, Low Carb, Paleo Pizza Recipes

Dear Pizza,<p>You are amazing. Just the way you are. Like oxygen, you keep us alive. You are the air that fills our lungs. You are the wind beneath our wings. Please, pizza, never change.<p>We hope you know you will always have a place in our hearts, even when we can't put you in our stomachs. Some of us …

These are the African writers you should be reading right now

<b>(CNN) —</b> Take a moment and think of an African author. Have you got the name in mind? Keep it there for a minute.<p>In years gone by, chances are cultural icons like Nigerian literary giant Chinua Achebe or South African Nobel laureate Nadine Gordimer might have popped straight into your head.<p>But …

Scrublands - Photographs and text by Antoine Bruy | LensCulture

<b>Grant Winner</b> <i>This project was awarded a special cash grant by juror Sujong Song. Each of the five jury members selected one photographer from the Top 50 Emerging Talents to be awarded special distinction with a cash grant.</i><p><b>From Juror Sujong Song:</b><p>“<i>Scrublands</i> by Antoine Bruy is about people who have …

Buenos Aires

19 Obscure Regional Words All Americans Should Adopt Immediately

When traveling across the United States, it sometimes feels like the locals are speaking a whole different language. That's where the <i>Dictionary of</i> …

Pulitzer Prize

An Open Letter to My Teenage Son About Drinking

As hard as it is for me to believe this, I'm the mother of a teenager. In fact, Tom will be entering 10th grade this September.<p>The years have gone so fast that I really feel as if one day I was taking pictures of him graduating from our Mommy and Me class, the next day I couldn't believe he was in …

5 Books That Will Rip Your Heart Out (In A Good Way)

When it comes to reading, I'm a bit of a masochist. What I mean is that I love books that break my heart just a little. I'm talking about the stories that simultaneously crush your soul and renew your faith in the world. (Sappy chick-lit does not fall into this category.) What I'm referring to are …

Toronto police search for missing Kingston girl, 15

Police are looking for a Kingston, Ont., teenage girl, who went missing while visiting Toronto.<p>Suad Wardere, 15, was last seen at 10:30 a.m. on …

8 Easy Summer Recipes You'll Make Over and Over Again

<b>1. Asian Kale Salad with Ginger Peanut Dressing</b><p>Believe or not, this salad will have you eating your vegetables (and, most surprisingly, your kale) with pleasure and abandon. Bright, bold flavors and textures abound: earthy kale; cool and crunchy carrots, bell peppers and red cabbage; toasted …

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Task-manager app turns e-mail exchanges into simple to-do lists

Developers, on the whole, like simplicity. Omar Qureshi took the idea to a whole new level.<p>Mr. Qureshi is the founder of Planleaf, a just-launched task-manager app that's so light on the ground, there's no sign-ups and no logins. In fact, there's not even a website to use.<p>Instead, the whole …

Why Mosquitoes Bite Some People and Not Others -- And the Surprising, Natural Way to Avoid Bites

Why are some people so much more attractive to mosquitoes than others? And what can you do about the pesky little bloodsuckers, especially if you …

I want to be an intervenor for the deaf and blind. What will my salary be?

<b>Job:</b> Intervenor<p><b>The role:</b> Intervenors act as the "eyes and ears" of individuals who are both deaf and blind, says Stuart Wiseman, an intervenor with DeafBlind Ontario Services. "We provide the visual and auditory information necessary to enable the person who is deafblind to interact with other …

I’m nervous about my first 10K. What exactly happens on race day?

<b>The question:</b> I have signed up for my first 10K race. My training is going well, but I am scared about race day and of being overwhelmed by all the lingo. What is a "race expo" and what are "running bibs" and "corrals?" Help!<p><b>The answer:</b> Try not to stress over race-day logistics and running jargon. …

Sexual assault: the crowd factor

In stark contrast to established statistics that show the majority of sexual assaults occur in the victim's home by a known perpetrator who did not employ drugs, new research from the University of Ottawa shows that, in mass gatherings such as Canada Day celebrations or university frosh weeks, …

Sorrel Rice Bowls with Poached Eggs

4 Servings<p>This “put an egg on it” dream dish is a must-order menu item at Sqirl. If using kale, you may want to add more lemon juice to mimic sorrel’s tart sharpness.<p>June 2014Print<p>Ingredients<p>2 cups short-grain brown rice<p>Kosher salt<p>1 cup (lightly packed) sorrel or kale leaves (ribs removed, if using …

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What you need to know when you wake up every morning<p><i>Maclean’s</i> wants you to wake up to the news you need to know. We’ve teamed up with GlobalPost, a …

The truth about Lyme disease

Lyme disease can masquerade as MS, ALS, even dementia, and its numbers are growing. So why is Canada lagging behind in treating it?<p><b>In this piece from</b> …

Portuguese Baked Eggs

6 Servings<p>Baked eggs are great for brunch, and this recipe is no exception. But with a green salad, it’s also hearty and satisfying enough to double as dinner.<p>October 2013Print<p>Ingredients<p>¼ cup olive oil<p>3 bell peppers, any color, thinly sliced<p>1 medium red onion, thinly sliced<p>2 beefsteak tomatoes, …

Eggs

15-Minute Morning Workout Routine | The Art of Manliness

Adrian Peter Schmidt was born in the Alsace-Lorraine region of what is now France in 1872. His genetics and circumstances did not point to a future …

Salt Skateboards

Modern skateboarding as we know it came from surfing — after the waves went out, surfers would carve the asphalt just trying to pass the time — so it …

Extreme Sports

Fed Up

Fed Up is now available for home viewing on DVD & BluRay. If you are interested in setting up a larger screening event (15+ attendees) using Fed Up, …

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Stock Up on Freezer Meals Week 4: Here's How I'm Going to Cook 60 Dinners in 6 Weeks

(Image credit: Anjali Prasertong)<p>This month I've been taking you through my plan to fill my freezer with healthy meals in preparation for the arrival …

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Happiness & Its Causes

8 Of Google’s Craziest Offices

Google is known for its zany office designs, from stroopwafel ceilings to slides to scooters. And you thought your office’s foosball table was cool.<p>While most of us 9-to-5ers hunch over in boxy, fluorescent-lit cubicles, feeling lucky if our office has a snack machine, the Google employees of the …

Computer Science

The Cascade Flow

Want Success? Surround Yourself With People Who Challenge Your Thinking | Inc.com

It's nice to have people around who support you and are of like mind. Agreeable people boost your confidence and allow a certain level of relaxation. Most of us develop a stable of people with whom we like to work. We know their styles, and they know ours. It's comfortable and expedient. It is easy …

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