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Canadian winery owners face closed trial in China

Charges of smuggling against a Canadian winery owner who has been locked up in a Chinese jail for more than a year are trumped up, his lawyers say, accusing China of criminalizing a customs dispute, one that could have far-reaching consequences for an eventual bilateral free-trade deal.<p>John Chang, …

What we would actually do to stop a 'doomsday’ asteroid

Lumps of rock flying through space could cause catastrophic damage to our planet. What could we do if we found one on a collision course?<p>Imagine the day observatories confirm that an asteroid is on a collision course with Earth; space-faring nations agree we need to stop it. What happens next …

Space

Star Wars Anti-Cheese edits will change how you see the prequels

One film editor and Star Wars fan has taken it upon himself to edit all three of the Star Wars prequels to take out the cheese. Jeremy M West’s edits …

The Toddler (18-ish) Month Regression: What is it and What can be Done About it? | Sleep Consultants - Baby Sleep Science

When does a baby become a toddler? Everyone has a different definition of this milestone. For many parenting experts “toddler” is the term used after …

Naked Ultra Nourishing Lipgloss - Urban Decay

<b>What it is:</b><br>A luxurious gloss and a rich lip balm in one.<p><b>What it does:</b><br>This super nourishing gloss has an addictively creamy texture and a gorgeous, …

The Secret to Never Being Frustrated Again

We all get frustrated.<p>The guy in front of you is driving like an idiot. Your boss is being a jerk. Your partner isn’t listening.<p>And sometimes these …

After frustrating mattress buying experience, twins launch own brand online

When serial entrepreneur Sam Prochazka went shopping for a new mattress back in 2004, he was so provoked that, together with his twin brother Andy, he incorporated a mattress company the very next day.<p>"It was the quintessential mattress buying experience that we've all been through," says Mr. …

Spiced Pumpkin Seed and Cashew Crunch

makes about 1 cup (about 6 ) Servings<p>Active Time: 5 min<p>Total Time: 30 min<p>For a salty, savory, crunchy boost, sprinkle this on roasted vegetables, soups, and hot cereal.<p>January 2014Print<p>Ingredients<p>Nonstick vegetable oil spray<p>1 large egg white<p>1 teaspoon light agave syrup (nectar)<p>½ teaspoon garam …

Brown Butter–Pecan Granola

Makes about 5 cups<p>What every other granola wishes it could be—toasty and nutty, with pieces that break into crunchy clusters instead of crumbs.<p>April 2014Print<p>Ingredients<p>½ cup (1 stick) unsalted butter<p>¼ cup (packed) dark brown sugar<p>¼ cup honey<p>2 teaspoons vanilla extract<p>½ cup pecans<p>2 cups …

Cherry-Almond Granola Bars

Makes 24 Servings<p>Sweet, salty, and a little chewy, this almond granola bars recipe comes in handy for breakfast or a midday treat.<p>November 2012Print<p>Ingredients<p>2¼ cups old-fashioned oats<p>¾ cup whole raw almonds<p>¼ cup coconut oil plus more<p>¾ cup coarsely chopped dried tart cherries (about 4 oz.)<p>¾ cup …

6 Common Pie-Making Mistakes—and How to Avoid Them

From using the wrong oven rack to serving it piping hot, the 6 most common pie-making mistakes—and how to avoid them.<p>It's pie season. Okay, fine—any season is pie season. Whether you're making a stone-fruit pie in the summer or an apple pie in the fall, this crowd-pleasing dessert deserves to be …

Baking

Rice Bowl with Fried Egg and Avocado

4 Servings<p>Active Time: 5 min<p>Total Time: 10 min<p>Brown rice—higher in fiber and other nutrients than its white counterpart—is the perfect vehicle for this quick, protein-heavy lunch.<p>Print<p>Ingredients<p>4 scallions, thinly sliced<p>2 cups cooked brown rice<p>1 teaspoon red wine vinegar<p>Kosher salt, freshly ground …

Salty Chocolate Chunk Cookies

24 Servings<p>Finishing your chocolate chunk cookies cookies with a flaky salt like Maldon brings out the chocolate flavor and tempers the sweetness, creating the ultimate sweet and salty snack. This is part of BA's Best, a collection of our essential recipes.<p>January 2013Print<p>Ingredients<p>1 1/2 cups …

Food & Dining

Classic Caesar Salad

6 Servings<p>A great Caesar salad recipe gets its swagger from a great Caesar dressing recipe. Squeamish about raw egg yolks and anchovies? Sorry. Yolks are what give richness to the emulsion, while anchovies provide a briny blast (and that whole umami thing). This is part of BA's Best, a collection …

Recipes

The 8 Biggest Mistakes You're Making With Your Eyebrows

They're a defining facial feature. Make sure they look their best.<p><b>1. Taking too much off the sides</b>To avoid the dreaded unibrow, some women tend to over pluck the space between their brows. "A larger space between the eyes make the nose look bigger and eyes too far apart," says Malynda Vigliotti, …

Coconut-Blueberry Smoothie

2 Servings<p>Active Time: 5 min<p>Total Time: 5 min<p>Raspberries or blackberries can be swapped in for the blueberries.<p>October 2013Print<p>Ingredients<p>1½ cups fresh (or frozen, thawed) blueberries<p>½ cup unsweetened coconut milk<p>1 tablespoon fresh mint leaves<p>1 teaspoon (or more) fresh lime juice<p>1 teaspoon (or …

Bobby Flay's Tips for Building the Perfect Burger

From patty size and fat content to "crunchification," Bobby Flay's advice on cooking the perfect hamburger<p><i>For a guy so obsessed with flavor, Bobby Flay is remarkably restrained when it comes to burgers: He likes ’em beefy, juicy, and crunchy. Here’s what he tells his line cooks at his 18 Bobby’s</i> …

Cooking

Roman-Style Pizza with Roasted Cherry Tomatoes and Cheese

4 to 6 Servings<p>Active Time: 2 min<p>vegetarian food, italian food, kid-friendly recipes, pizza recipes, main course, dinner, lunch, first course, roman food, tomato recipes, dough recipes, yeast recipes, dinner party food, family reunion food, cheese recipes, parmesan recipes, mozzarella recipes, …

Recipes

Spicy Mousse

8 Servings<p>Use two arbol chiles for a hotter, slow-burning mousse.<p>Print<p>Ingredients<p>2 dried ancho chiles, stems removed<p>1-2 dried arbol chiles, stems removed, plus more for serving<p>2 cups heavy cream<p>½ vanilla bean, split and scraped<p>3 cinnamon sticks<p>1 tablespoon powdered sugar<p>8 ounces bittersweet …

26 Light, Fresh Seafood Recipes for Spring

Delicate, green, springy flavors pair particularly well with seafood, so check out these 26 light recipes for ocean-dwellers like shrimp, clams, salmon, halibut, and more.<p>It's only the second week of March, but we're already looking toward spring produce—and those delicate, green flavors pair …

Clams

An Illustrated Field Guide to Mythic Monsters, from Gremlins to Zombies to the Kraken

<i>“Legendary lands … have only one characteristic in common: whether they depend on ancient legends whose origins are lost in the mists of time or whether they are an effect of a modern invention, they have created flows of belief,”</i> Umberto Eco wrote in his illustrated meditation on imaginary places. …

Shoes! Every Morning Is a Battle Over Putting On Shoes!

<i>I know this sounds like a small problem compared to what a lot of parents write you about. But every morning there is a war at my house over trying to get my 3 1/2-year-old to put on her shoes and socks. I have to chase her and then practically hold her down to get them on and it makes me tense all</i> …

Tips to Keep Kids Safe Online

Social media sites have become a global information network that undoubtedly has many benefits. However, with this increased exposure, it is vital to make sure kids remain safe online. Educating children on the best way to use websites such as Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest and Tumblr may protect …

5 Tips to Keep Children Safe From Predators

Not every child abduction can be prevented. There are, however, ways to help keep your child safer. Here are five tips to ensure safer practices with your children.<p>This week, a 10-year-old girl was kidnapped in front of her own home in Missouri with a tragic ending. This is an unfortunate reminder …

Real-Life Nursery Inspiration

Need a little inspiration? Design-savvy parents share the things they love most about their own kids' rooms.<p>Tracy Kalman Jordan wanted her son Grayson's nursery to feel serene, so she covered the walls in cool gray. To keep it from feeling too one note, she ordered birch tree decals from Etsy and …