Ken Singer

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10 Winter Pastas

On days like these -- when cold snow creeps over the tops of our boots and we're glad to be packed into a crowded subway car simply for the heat -- very few things make us warm <i>and</i> happy. Hot chocolate is too fleeting, our favorite winter hats are weathered, and by the time we get home all we want …

Mini Sweet and Spicy Churros

Heat a few inches (3 to 4 cups) canola oil in a heavy saucepan to 375 F.<p>Combine water, butter, 2 tbsp sugar and salt in a medium saucepan and stir over medium heat. When mixture starts to bubble around the edges, add flour and remove from heat. Stir with a wooden spoon until well combined and free …

12 Thoughts On Depression

Some of this might work for you, and some of it won’t. There will be a variety of tones and arguments, because depression and fear and desperation …

A Father Isn’t Necessarily A Dad

Blue jeans, white truck. I hadn’t seen you in a year. We sat side-by-side on my living room couch, staring ahead at a Christmas that was three days …

Stop Calling Suicide Victims 'Selfish'

There's no questioning that suicide is catastrophic. It's absolutely incomprehensible to me and most others that a person would feel so terrible, so trapped, so desolate that she would want to end her own life.<p>Yet, it seems every time the topic of suicide comes up, someone attacks suicide victims …

Mental Health

13 Symptoms of Bipolar Disorder: Are You Bipolar?

The Long Lasting Legal and Psychological Effects of Infidelity

Infidelity can have some big impacts on a marriage other than the obvious and sometimes more damaging than the loss of trust. The long lasting …

Shhh...You Should Be Ashamed of Infidelity

Has anybody looked under the rug lately? I bet it’s a mess. We’ve got to stop sweeping stuff under there.<p>Especially the fallout of personal …

Easy Cheesecake Recipes: 15 Cakes To Make At Home

If cakes were people, we all know cheesecake would be our best friend. These creamy, delicious and often easy-to-make cakes are full of flavour and …

Does the internet age mean the end for radio?

Don't count on it, says Terry O'Reilly, radio is still 'the voice in your ear'<p>People often ask me, "What's going to happen to radio?"<p>I'm always …

Sunnylands: Obama's private weekend playground

By John Strege<p>The golf course at Sunnylands sits like so many others in California's Coachella Valley -- hidden behind walls, in this case pink ones in Rancho Mirage. Drivers heading south on Bob Hope Drive or west on Frank Sinatra Drive in Rancho Mirage might catch glimpses of fairways, but …

People might be surfing around the golf course pretty soon

<b>By Luke Kerr-Dineen</b><p>ORLANDO -- "It's about surfing the earth. Who wouldn't want to do that?"<p>That's what Paul Hodge, president of GolfBoard inc., said while describing his new product. The GolfBoard is basically a cross between a skateboard and a surfboard -- except with wheels on it.<p>You direct with …

Saying "It's Your Depression Talking" Takes Away My Voice

I walked out of my therapy appointment yesterday. I don't mean that I <i>stormed</i> out or anything -- I politely told my therapist that I wasn't in a great …

Healthy Snacks: 5 Veggie Recipes To Eat From Monday To Friday

In our new weekly feature <b>Pack It</b>, we offer readers five tasty, healthy and inexpensive snacks for the office, your commute or just those days when …

16 Slow-Cooking Recipes for a Slow Weekend

There are the nights when dinner can't come fast enough—when we need a hot meal on the table in less time than it takes to watch an episode of TV in our pajamas (and when we proceed to watch 5 episodes after that). On such nights, we pat ourselves on the back for the fact that we cooked at all.<p>And …

Palm Springs, CA

5 Facts Everyone Gets Wrong About Depression

I was diagnosed with clinical depression about two years ago. Sadly, this didn't lead to me beginning a wacky romance with a free-spirited girl who …

Mark Twain

Friday Fresh Free Fonts - Porter Sans, Gaspar, Stainy

Friday fresh free fonts is a series of free fonts posted every Friday, yes I know it's awesome. I will look forward to bring a lot of great fonts …

Typography

World's Tallest Waterslide Verruckt Looks Like Sheer Terror (VIDEO)

Last November we saw terrifying photos of the soon-to-be world's tallest waterslide: Verruckt!<p>Now we get to shudder with a mixture of fright and anticipation with this trailer above released by Schlitterbahn Waterparks and Resorts showing the upcoming Kansas City attraction from a first-person …

You Are Amazing (and Don't Let Anyone Tell You Differently!)

Every day, we criticize ourselves. We put ourselves down and we bully ourselves.<p>We are amazing creatures, and our bodies and minds deserve love an respect.<p>Please remember:<p>You <b>are</b> Amazing.<p>You're <b>not</b> stupid.<p>You're <b>not</b> an idiot.<p>You're <b>not</b> ugly or disgusting.<p>You're <b>not</b> a failure.<p>You're <b>not</b> useless.<p>You're <b>not</b> …

Amazing

How To Make Good With Yourself

We spend a lot of time issuing “make-goods” in attempt to fix whatever wasn’t good the first time around, and make it better the next time. In the …

CBC’s future should look like its radio past

CBC has some experience with crisis. In the 1940s and ’50s, the broadcaster had radio audience ratings larger than today’s most popular television programs – the 10 o’clock national news had an audience share of 50 per cent. But by the late 1950s, CBC Radio was losing its audience, its role usurped …