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How can Canada pretend that Saudi Arabia is an honourable, peaceful country?

If you believe the official word from Ottawa it appears Saudi Arabia and Canada are on good terms. A Canadian government website, dealing with trade, …

Valencia travel guide

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Egypt's Rights Groups View Report on CIA Torture With Weary Familiarity

For rights advocates in Egypt, the U.S. Senate Intelligence Committee report released Tuesday detailing years of CIA torture was a reminder not only …

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Canadian Crowdfunding Campaigns You May Want to Fund This Week

It’s that time of the week when we look at what creative ideas Canadians are raising money to support.<p>Check out these Canadian crowdfunding …

iHeart Physiological Age System

Instead of focusing on outer appearance, track what's really important, what's going on inside. | Check out 'iHeart Physiological Age System' on …

Factbox: Everything You Need to Know About Egypt's UPR

November 7, 2014<p>By EgyptSource<p>Egypt underwent its first Universal Periodic Review (UPR) in four years on November 5. Egypt’s three-hour UPR witnessed …

Human Rights

Rethinking Conspiracy

The terms “conspiracy theorist” and “conspiracy nut” are used frequently to discredit a perceived adversary using emotional rather than logical …

The Quick Fix: Overnight Oats

Instructions Per 250 ml Mason jar.<p>In a small bowl combine 1/2 cup rolled oats (not instant) and a scant 1/2 cup milk – the ratio should be 1:1 but you can use almond milk or soy milk (even juice) if you prefer.<p>Stir in 1 tablespoon vanilla yogurt, 1 teaspoon liquid honey (or maple syrup), 3 …

Breakfast

Eight foods that can help you stay healthy this cold and flu season

If you’re unlucky, you’re already fighting a cold. If you’re lucky, you’ll make it through the rest of the season without catching one. More likely, though, you’ll get one, especially if you have young kids in school.<p>You can’t prevent cold and flu viruses from making their fall appearance, but you …

Blood sugar testing goes wireless, painless for diabetes patients

Now that is cool: Testing your sugar without needles and without blood droplets.<p>In Europe, the medical company Abbott has just released its FreeStyle Libre system, which may usher in a revolution in diabetes care. And both doctors and patients can't wait.<p>Prabahar Gopalakrishnan, 26, is a type 1 …

These Lunch Bowl Recipes Just Made Your Work Week Infinitely Better

The days of wondering what to have for lunch are over.<p>The lunch slump -- it happens to all of us. Once you've eaten at every lunch spot around your office, and you've made every sandwich, soup and salad you can dream up, you're hit with a total loss of what to eat for your midday meal. Once it sets …

The nature of David Suzuki

In his final stretch, the world’s most famous environmentalist is beset by doubts and doubters<p><b>David Suzuki has launched a cross-country tour. In this</b> …

Ahmed Seif and Egypt's prison generation | Politics

There is so much tragedy in the Arab world these days. Activists tortured to death in Moroccan jails, Libya imploding, Egypt returned to quasi-pharaonic rule, Gaza in rubble, Syria and Iraq in a twilight zone of barbarity. But while Egypt has not seen the same level of bloodshed as other countries …

Tips to Improve Memory

Oyster Sauce Glazed Asparagus and Mushrooms

<b>Author Notes:</b><p>This dish falls into the asparagus comfort food category in my mind. Its flavors are sweet, salty, and deep. The mushrooms help it feel satisfying and filling. But the star is the green spring asparagus. Both the asparagus and the mushrooms are sautéed in a dry pan to get some …

Recipes

Kevin Gillespie's Creamless Creamed Corn with Mushrooms and Lemon

• 6 medium dried shiitake mushroom caps<br>• Boiling water<br>• 10 ears fresh corn, shucked<br>• 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil<br>• 2 medium shallots, minced<br>• 1 garlic clove, minced<br>• 1 teaspoon finely grated lemon zest<br>• 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice<br>• Salt and freshly ground black pepper<p>In a bowl, cover the shiitake with …

Recipes

Avocado Toast

<b>Author Notes:</b><p>This is the best food, ever. I like to use thick slices of bread and smash on a fat layer of avocado, so you get contrast between the crunch of toast, the soft innards of the bread, and the creamy avocado. Flaky salt is key; express yourself with extra toppings.<p><b>Serves: 1</b><b><br>Prep time: 2 …

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Barbara Kafka's Marinated Eggplant

• 1/4 cup tamari or soy sauce<br>• 2 tablespoons loosely packed cilantro leaves<br>• 1 tablespoon rice wine vinegar<br>• 1 tablespoon toasted sesame oil<br>• 1 1/2 medium-size cloves garlic<br>• 3/8 ounce fresh peeled ginger (a 1-by- 1/4-inch piece), cut crosswise into 1/4-inch slices<br>• 4 small Chinese eggplants (2 to 3 ounces …

Recipes

Tortilla Española of Summer Squash

<b>Author Notes:</b><p>Tortilla Española, or Spanish omelet, is hands down the most commonly served dish in Spain. The quintessential tortilla contains potatoes and onions, but there are lots of variations of it and people tend to get creative with the combos (red peppers and onions, mixed veggies, peas and …

Recipes

Chilled Cucumber and Avocado Soup with Mango Salsa

<i>Every other Thursday, Gena Hamshaw of the blog</i> <i>Choosing Raw</i> <i>shares satisfying, flavorful recipes that also happen to be vegan.</i><p><i>Today: Give green soups a chance -- this one's refreshing, creamy, and comes together with a switch of your blender.</i><p>It’s not hard to love a green smoothie. They may be green, …

Recipes

Crunchy Celery, Radish and Turnip Salad-Slaw in Blue Cheese Sauce

Blue Cheese

Grilled Avocado "Guacamole" with Parmesan and Basil

<b>Author Notes:</b><p>Yes, the idea of grilling avocado seems really weird. But trust me: It's worth the risk. This "guacamole" is a warm, herby, cheesy spread that will make you think of avocados in a whole new light. Great for a backyard BBQ.<p><b>Serves: 6</b><p>3 firm-ripe avocados<br>• 3 tablespoons olive oil, plus more …

Recipes

Lemony Green Bean Salad with Feta, Red Onion, and Marjoram

Feta

Radish and Pecan Grain Salad

Flavors

Grilled Summer Squash with Charred Chickpeas, Raisins + Garlic-Yogurt Sauce

• 3 medium, mixed summer squash (such as zucchini, yellow, pattypan), cut lengthwise into 1-inch wedges<br>• 3 tablespoons olive oil, divided<br>• 1/2 teaspoon lemon zest plus lemon wedges for serving<br>• Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper<br>• 2 (15-ounce) can chickpeas, drained and rinsed<br>• 4 garlic cloves<br>• 1/4 …

Recipes

Tomato, Nectarine & Mozzarella Salad

<b>Author Notes:</b><p>I started making this salad a few years ago when we moved up to Cold Spring. I had bought some stunning tomatoes and nectarines and I thought they would probably be just as delicious together as they were on their own. I hope anyone who tries this thinks I was right.<p><b>Serves: 4</b><b><br>Prep time:</b> …

Recipes

Summer Rolls

<i>Vegan lunches can -- and should -- be a lot more interesting than bare salads or carrot sticks and hummus. New Veganism columnist Gena Hamshaw will be sharing inspiration for midday meals that stave off both hunger and boredom.</i><p><i>Today: Gena wraps up everything she loves about summer into light and</i> …

Spices

Absurdly Addictive Asparagus

<b>Author Notes:</b><p>I guess there's a reason Vosges Haut-chocolat Bacon and Chocolate bars are growing in popularity...it just seems that when you add bacon to almost anything, the salty smokiness heightens the other ingredients. Bacon may rule, but its Italian cousin, Pancetta, is also a contender for …

Pinenuts