Amanda Haxby

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Would a U.S. Space Force Be Legal? Get the Facts.

With the president calling for a new military branch, get the pros and cons of the plan and find out what the U.S. military is already doing off-world.<p>Sparking a news cycle that resembled the prologue of a sci-fi film, U.S. President Donald Trump voiced support on Monday for a “Space Force,” a …

Space Science

Barbacoa-Style Shredded Beef Recipe

"Similar to Chipotle's® barbacoa. Great over nachos, in tacos, and burritos."<p>Ingredients<p>1 (3 pound) beef chuck roast, cut into 6 to 8 chunks<p>salt and …

Recipes

33 Things to Do in Banff, Alberta

- | Category: Canada, Escapes, North America<p>Things to Do In Banff, Alberta<p>If you’re planning on spending your holidays in Canada you’re going to have …

Hiking

Pesto-Stuffed Grilled Portobellos Recipe

"Pesto-stuffed grilled portobellos make for the perfect summer outdoor meal. It stands alone as vegetarian fare if you serve it with fresh fruit …

Recipes

Margaritas get spicy, pickles get popular: 8 trendy drinks to try this summer

Rose cider<p>Angry Orchard<p>Hard Seltzer<p>Source: White Claw Hard Seltzer<p>Mocktails<p>Anfisa Kameneva | Getty Images<p>Spicy margaritas<p>Source: Refinery …

Food

The Weeknight Pasta Playbook: Strategies for Winning Dinner in an Hour — Recipes from The Kitchn

Pasta has long had a reputation for being an easy choice on a weeknight — but that doesn't always mean it's the fastest choice. Sure, I suppose it's …

Cooking

Four perfect picnic pie recipes

<b>Bacon and egg pie (pictured above)</b><p>Bacon and egg pie is an absolute New Zealand staple. It featured heavily in my youth because my mother is from New Zealand, and this always came on picnics with us, wrapped in newspaper, to keep it hot until lunchtime. Ready-made puff pastry is fine. I eat this …

Baking

We've Got Booze, Dames, and Robots in the First Episode of Scifi Noir Automata

<i>Automata</i> is a classic story of two hardened detectives solving crimes and scoring ladies in Prohibition-era New York City. Except this time, one of …

Doug Jones

Craving an Easy Shrimp Dinner? Make This Curry

For me, every meal begins at the market — in this case, the fish market. The routine is always the same: Check what’s on display, find the most fetching option and consider guests’ tastes (and the contents of my wallet). Take the plunge.<p>On a recent trip, I saw many attractive possibilities, but it …

Seafood

The Nun's First Disturbing Trailer Will Restore Your Faith in Evil

From the moment the horrifying, demonic nun from hell made her first appearance in <i>The Conjuring 2</i>, it was obvious that she’d eventually make her …

Horror

17 Creamy-Crunchy Broccoli Salads for Summer

Broccoli salad is the ultimate, easy summer side dish at cookouts, BBQs, and more. From broccoli salad with bacon to broccoli slaw salad, these …

Food

Want Great Ribs? Follow These 5 Easy Steps. — Tips from The Kitchn

Every July I make a giant batch of ribs to celebrate the 4th with my family, but this summer I'm resolving to cook more ribs. Not only because they …

BBQ

Gnarly Beef Jerky with Cilantro Garlic Glaze and Curry Sauce - Wine Enthusiast Partners

Ingredients<p><b>INGREDIENTS</b><br>2 pounds beef sirloin or other lean cut of beef<br>1/4 cup Gnarly Head Old Vine Zinfandel<br>1/4 cup of your favorite hot sauce<br>1/4 cup …

Recipes

Recipe: Lemony Ricotta Pasta with Basil — Weeknight Dinner Recipes from The Kitchn

I learned this treatment for pasta from an old neighbor of mine who took his cooking very seriously and made even the simplest meal seem like a …

Ricotta

This Father’s Day, treat dad to barbecued pulled pork burgers that practically cook themselves | The Star

<b>2 tsp</b> onion powder<p><b>1 tsp (5 mL)</b> hot pepper sauce<p><b>1/2 tsp</b> garlic powder<p><b>Roast</b><p>Bone-in pork shoulder (about <b>4 lb/1.8 kg</b>), or <b>1</b> skinless, boneless pork roast …

BBQ

15 Simple Balsamic Vinegar Recipes That Look Super Classy

Because bougie food doesn't have to be difficult.<p>June 12, 2018<p>We all have those mysterious ingredients that appear in our pantry after group dinners …

Food

Recipe: Baked Jalapeño Popper Dip — Recipes from The Kitchn

I have just one bit of advice for you when serving this warm, cheesy dip at your next potluck, and I learned this from experience: Think very …

Recipes

Trump had a chance to cut Canada's dairy tariffs. He walked away

President Donald Trump has repeatedly complained in recent days about Canadian tariffs on dairy products.<p>"Somebody told me the other day that a few months ago [Canada] raised [tariffs] to 295% for dairy products," Trump said at a press conference on Tuesday. "It's very unfair to our farmers, and …

Donald Trump

Bobcat Goldthwait's New TV Series, Misfits & Monsters, Looks Absolutely Bonkers

Bobcat Goldthwait is one of the most twisted filmmakers out there—and now, he’s bringing that dark, funny, off-the-wall sensibility to TV, complete …

Entertainment

14 Foil-Packet Meals That Make Campfire Cooking a Breeze

Cooking

The 10 Easiest Make-Ahead Meals Anyone Can Cook — Recipes from The Kitchn

There's an Econ 101 concept called comparative advantage. You've heard of it — it just means some people are more efficient (and/or more effective) …

Cooking

The energy-efficient Aspen tiny home is built tough to withstand Canadian winters

Over the years, tiny homes have popped up everywhere from coastal landscapes to lush woodlands. But now, one Canadian-based builder is proving that …

Design

Potato and Rosemary Quiche

Preparation<p>Make and blind bake the crust<p>In a stand mixer fitted with the paddle attachment, combine the flour, sugar, and salt. Add the butter and …

Baking

Tahini, Lemon, and Parsley Sauce (Tarator)

2⁄3 cup tahini<p>1⁄2 cup fresh lemon juice, plus more to taste<p>2 tsp. minced fresh garlic<p>Finely grated zest of ½ lime (2 tsp.)<p>1 packed cup flat-leaf …

Food

5 Super-Underrated Plants That Can Survive in the (Almost) Dark — Plants in the Kitchen

Our friends at Apartment Therapy talk a lot about hard-to-kill houseplants, especially when it comes to really dark homes that don't get tons of …

Plants

Caribbean Rum Cake Recipe

06/18/2018<p>Lainy from Arizona<p>This cake has a wonderful, delicate crumb and a delicious flavor. I did not find the rum flavor to be too much (I used …

Dessert

Simple Summer Appetizers

1 of 40<p>Tomato Feta Bites<p>Advertisement<p>2 of 40<p>Cruisin’ Crab Dip<p>3 of 40<p>Oysters on the Half Shell with Pickled-ginger Salsa<p>Advertisement<p>4 of 40<p>Greek …

Cooking

7 British True Crime Podcasts That Are Spooky AF & Totally Puzzling

Over the past few years, true crime has transformed from a guilty interest you only admit to your friends once you're <i>sure</i> you're BFFs, to a pop …

Crime

Outrageous Warm Chicken Nacho Dip Recipe

"This is my jazzed up version of classic queso dip taken to a heartier level, perfect for football games, tailgating or for taking along to pot lucks …

How to Make Pineapple Swirl Ice Cream

This homemade vanilla ice cream with swirls of sweet pineapple is a refreshing summer treat. You'll never want to go back to the store-bought …

Dessert