Shawn W

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Digital Concierge Signage Provides Guests the Information They Want

According to a recent Digital Signage Today white paper: “...Americans have become more and more savvy with computers and smartphones, they’ve become …

HCN places a Tablet computer in every guestroom under a ‘free to hotel” business model

The Hotel Communication Network, Inc. (the "Company" or "HCN") today announced that it has successfully concluded field trials of its "Free-to-Hotel" …

Hotel Tablet and virtual Guest Directory with interactive Guest Information

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Crave In-room Hotel Tablets

The perfect solution to increase guest satisfaction and loyalty.<p>Crave In-Room Hotel Tablets<p>Crave’s stylish in-room tablets are the perfect solution …

Pan Fried Bread with Daikon Slices (萝卜丝煎饼)

What’s Mimsy Eating? More buns!

[Oops, it seems like I used my old watermark on my photos instead of the new one with my wordpress URL]<p>Beef Bun (niu ro shen bing)<p>I tried making some …

Daikon Radish Cake (Lo Bo Gao)

Another dim sum staple. Many moons ago (circa 1986), my grandmother did a test run of this recipe on one of her weekend cookfests at my apartment in …

The Virtue of Hard Things

A study of Ivy League undergraduates showed that the smarter the students were, as measured by SAT scores, the less they persevered.<p>Most people would think of John Irving as a gifted wordsmith. He is the author of best-selling novels celebrated for their Dickensian plots, including “The Cider House …

Inner Strength: This Is The Research-Backed Way To Increase Grit

Ever feel like you just wanna give up on something? How can you develop the inner strength necessary to achieve your long term goals?Turns out that …

21 books successful people read to their kids

According to the American Academy of Pediatrics, reading aloud to your children and talking about pictures and words in age-appropriate books can strengthen language skills, literacy development, and parent-child relationships.<p>What's more, a study conducted last year by a number of pediatricians …

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Science says parents of successful kids have these 13 things in common

And while there isn't a set recipe for raising successful children, psychology research has pointed to a handful of factors that predict success.<p>Unsurprisingly, much of it comes down to the parents.<p>Here's what parents of successful kids have in common:

Authoritarianism

Breadmaking 101: All About Proofing and Fermentation

Hello bakers! And welcome back to Breadmaking 101. If this is your first time coming across the column, check out our introductory post here, where you'll get the big picture on what we're working on and meet the four stages of bread-making: mixing, proofing and shaping, baking, and, of course, …

Traditional Mooncakes (廣式月餅)

<i>Mooncake is a must-eat snack during Mid-Autumn festival (中秋節) that I grew up with. Once you gather all ingredients needed for making your own</i> …

Homemade Golden Syrup (For Making Mooncakes)

What made this year’s Mid-Autumn Festival special to me was that my homemade traditional mooncakes were loved by many of my friends. All major …

Custard Bun-Milk Yolk Buns

Another famous and great dim sum steamed bun recipe—<b>Custard bun</b> also named as <b>milk yolk buns</b>. Those little buns are also named as <b>Lai Wong Bao.</b><p>This is …

Mung Bean Filling (For Mooncakes)

<b>Mung Bean Filling</b> (Printable recipe)<br>By <b><br>Prep time:</b> 10 mins (plus soaking time) <b><br>Cook time:</b> 60 mins <b><br>Yield:</b> about 600 grams<p>peeled split mung beans …

Chinese Steamed Buns (Mantou Recipe)

Chinese steamed buns can be stuffed with various types of fillings or unstuffed. Those stuffed steamed buns are called as Baozi in Chinese (Bao Buns) …

Chinese BBQ Pork Buns (Baked Cha Siu Bao Recipe)

Ah, childhood. When choices were easy (Nickelodeon or Cartoon Network?) and one’s biggest concerns were in the vein of running home fast enough from …

Recipe: Basic yeast dough (Famian)

<i>Total time:</i><p>50 minutes<p><i>Servings:</i><p>Makes enough for 32 small or 16 medium buns<p><i>Note:</i><p>All-purpose flour with a moderate amount of gluten, such as widely available Gold Medal, works best to yield tender, yet slightly chewy dough. Unbleached flour produces terrific flavor, but bleached flour imparts a …

Recipe: Steamed filled buns (Zheng bao)

<b>Total time:</b><p>About 1 hour, plus rising time<p><b>Servings:</b><p>16 medium buns<p><b>Note:</b><p>With the dough and filling prepared, here's how to bring them together for steamed filled buns. This recipe requires 16 (3-inch) squares of parchment, cut from a larger sheet. Asian-style wooden dowels for rolling are generally …

The trick to making bao? Starting with the perfect dough

You can tell when a dish has made it into the mainstream by looking it up in the dictionary. There you'll find entries for sushi, taco and pho. I still have to italicize as a foreign word <i>bao</i>, the term for Chinese steamed bread and filled buns, but my hunch is that I won't have to do that for</i> …

4 Strategies For Remembering Everything You Learn

• knowledge about the subject at hand, like math, history, or programming<p>• knowledge about how learning actually works<p>The bad news: Our education system kinda skips one of them, which is terrifying, given that your ability to learn is such a huge predictor of success in life, from achieving in …

5 Applications For Graphene, The 'Wonder Material,' That Could Change The Way We Live

Graphene, the pure carbon material that's just one atom thick and nearly transparent when laid out in sheets, manages to be roughly 200 times stronger than steel, even though it's 60,000 times thinner than Saran Wrap.<p>Graphene is also an excellent conductor of energy, can be synthesized from unique …