Laura Heitman Duplantis

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Chocolate-Caramel Cake with Sea Salt

10 Servings<p>Mayonnaise in the batter isn’t as weird as it sounds—it’s just eggs and oil, after all. It’s also why this cake is so moist.<p>November 2013Print<p>Ingredients<p>Cake<p>Nonstick vegetable oil spray<p>2¼ cups all-purpose flour<p>¾ cup natural unsweetened cocoa powder<p>1¾ teaspoons baking powder<p>¼ teaspoon …

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How to Set Up the Ultimate Personal Google Maps

Google Maps is constantly getting updated with new features, but the use of those features isn't always obvious. If you find yourself using Google …

15 Easy Upgrade Ideas For Your House

Is your house ready for a change? Get inspired with these easy and unique updates you can make to your space.<p>1. Paint a piece of furniture Kool-Aid purple.<p>2. Collect seashells to embellish a fireplace surround.<p>3. Hang a wind chime inside the house where it can catch a breeze.<p>4. Set up an outdoor …

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Grilling 108: Beyond The Black Kettle

Grilling is done best when done most simply. I counsel novices to cook on Weber grills of the convention “kettle” kind, because they are cheap and …

Health | Yahoo Lifestyle

Lifestyle<p>Korin Miller<p>For many women, hormonal birth control can be "life-altering" when it comes to helping with health issues from endometriosis to …

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Personalize backyard grilling with these DIY condiments

Celebrate the upcoming summer holidays by declaring your independence from traditional burger, hot dog and sausage toppers.<p>Simple DIY condiments take …

Sherlock Holmes: A Step Closer to Being Ruled in the Public Domain

Conan Doyle Estate, Ltd. has so far refused to answer a lawsuit brought by a Holmes expert.<p>In February, <b>Leslie Klinger</b>, the author of <i>The New Annotated</i> …

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Sherlock Holmes mystery: Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's estate and the case of character licencing rights

Sherlock Holmes would have unravelled the case in a heartbeat. Yet so far there is no explanation as to why the estate of the fictional detective’s …

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#SherlockR3VEALED – Watch the first teaser trailer for Sherlock Series 3! [UPDATED]

<b>#SherlockR3VEALED – Watch the first teaser trailer for Sherlock Series 3! [UPDATED]</b><p>So, what did you think about the first trailer for Sherlock Series Three?<p>The teaser, featuring Una Stubbs, Rupert Graves, Mark Gatiss, Louise Brealey, Martin Freeman and Benedict Cumberbatch runs for 25 seconds but features no actual footage from the third series itself. <i>[Correction August 3: Mark Gatiss has confirmed that the footage featured in the trailer IS from Sherlock Series 3]</i><p>It is instead an original …

'There is a clue everybody's missed': Sherlock writer Steven Moffat interviewed

How did Sherlock Holmes survive that death plunge? If, indeed, he did. Perhaps the falling body was Moriarty in a Sherlock mask? Or maybe pathologist Molly supplied a corpse to throw from the roof? Who or what lies in the grave over which Martin Freeman's Dr Watson delivered the lovely soliloquy …

Reading poolside? Which do you choose: A tablet or an e-reader?

Smaller 7-inch tablets and apps, such as the Amazon Kindle app, have made it easy to turn your tablet into an e-reader. But is it ideal for summertime reading outdoors?<p>In this Ask Maggie, I offer some advice to a reader who wants to know if it's really necessary to own both an e-reader and a …

10 Ways Accessories Can Transform a Room

See 10 tricks to finally finish decorating your home.<p>Want to perk up the color palette or personality of your home but don't want to redecorate every room? Here are ideas on how a few little touches can yield big results.

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Splash out: the world's most amazing waterfalls

The bigger they are, the harder they fall – feel the power of the planet's mightiest and most beautiful waterfalls.<p>1. Victoria Falls, Zambia/Zimbabwe<p><i>Image by MAZZALIARMADI.IT</i><p>Explorer David Livingstone could be accused of dampening expectations by naming these falls after England's doughy queen: …

10 Inspiring Entries in National Geographic’s Traveler Photo Contest

You now have less than a week to enter the ultimate photo contest! To date, we've shown you both some nature standouts as well as some stellar animal entries in the National Geographic Traveler Photo Contest. If you think you've got what it takes, you have until June 30th to enter and win a …

Found! 3 super-Earth planets that could support alien life

News<p>The habitable zone of a nearby star is filled to the brim with planets that could support alien life, scientists announced Tuesday.<p>An international team of scientists found three potentially habitable planets around the star Gliese 667C, a star 22 light-years from Earth that is orbited by at …

Where the U.S.—and Snowden—Could Go From Here

The NSA leaker is in a transit zone in a Moscow airport, and Putin refuses to extradite him. Now what?<p>Russian president Vladimir Putin has said Russia won't extradite Edward Snowden, saying the NSA leaker hasn't committed a crime on Russian soil and calling U.S. criticism of the country's actions …

The Supreme Court Just Handed Real Estate Developers a Huge Win