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The 2014 holiday cookie round-up from The Washington Post Food section

By Becky Krystal<p>Becky Krystal<p>Reporter covering topics related to food<p>Email Bio Follow<p>It’s the week many of you have been waiting for (we know, because you’ve asked us!): our annual holiday cookie issue. In the spirit of the season’s eating, baking and giving, here’s the complete list, more than two …

Weekend Camping Gear

When you're ready for a real escape, leave the car behind and hit a trail to really immerse yourself in nature—and learn how to enjoy freeze-dried beans. This second part of our three-part camping series rounds up our top picks for improving any weekend backpacking trip into the wild. (Check out …

Outdoors Gear

FKT Up? Kilian Jornet's Insane New Sport

If you think it’s scary to race Kilian Jornet Burgada, the 27-year-old Spanish ultrarunning beast, try dating him.<p>One September morning in 2013, Jornet set off for a light and fast climb in the French Alps with his girlfriend, 27-year-old Swedish trail runner Emelie Forsberg. To her competitors, …

The Case for Ditching the Bike Helmet Isn't What You'd Expect

Helmet advocates have been dealing with a PR crisis ever since a new study questioning the lids' efficacy in preventing brain injuries received widespread attention this month. But it was Olympic gold medalist Chris Boardman's BBC morning show appearance that truly set people off. Why? He refused …

Sweetgrass Productions' New Ski Film Glows in the Dark

It’s only ten minutes long, but Sweetgrass Productions’ <i>Afterglow</i> is arguably the most cinematically profound ski movie ever made. The clip was shot entirely at night—a first for the genre—deep in the backcountry of British Columbia and Alaska, and the breathtaking footage achieved by the Sweetgrass …

Igloo party on New Year’s Eve in the Caucasus mountains

Up Next Snowboard<p>This one is scary folks. While snowboarding in Chile, a local man named Manuel Díaz got caught in a slide. In case you haven't …

Our 9 Absolute Best Cuban Recipes To Bring Havana To Your Kitchen

Enter the land of mojo-marinated pork and guava sugar cookies<p>While the <i>cubano</i> sandwich has made it big stateside, there are a whole slew of other …

6 Subtle Things Highly Productive People Do Every Day

<b>Know how many days a week you're actually productive?</b><p><b>About three:</b><p>People work an average of 45 hours a week; they consider about 17 of those hours to be unproductive (U.S.: 45 hours a week; 16 hours are considered unproductive).<p>We could all be accomplishing a lot more — but then again, none of us …

Slime mold: The next wet thing in computing?

By Fred Barbash<p>Fred Barbash<p>Editor of the Morning Mix<p>Email Bio Follow<p>Slime mold gets little respect. That’s particularly true of the variety called “dog vomit” for its resemblance to the real thing. The word itself – slime – has a special place in American humor and in the movies, as in “The Best …

Black death skeletons reveal pitiful life of 14th-century Londoners

The 25 skeletons unearthed in the Clerkenwell area of London a year ago may hold the key to the truth about the nature of the Black Death that ravaged Britain and Europe in the mid-14th century.<p>A Channel 4 documentary on Sunday will claim that analysis of the bodies and of wills registered in …

Why We Should Quit Tossing Fish Heads And Eat 'Em Up Instead. Yum!

About a decade ago, I backpacked the coastal desert of Baja California, Mexico, feasting daily on snapper and corvina that I caught and grilled whole over driftwood beach fires.<p>The highlight, for me, were their heads, which oozed with sizzling fat and were packed with extra-tender meat along the …

Meet Paddle, The Incredible Shapeshifting Smartphone Of The Future

The mobile device can assume the shape of an armband, a phone, a tablet, and more. Welcome to the future.<p>How many gadgets do you tote around at any given time? Your smartphone, of course. But also maybe a tablet or an e-reader or a fitness band or a second smartphone. (Or perhaps all of the above.) …

The Creamiest Aioli

Makes 1/2 cup Servings<p>In this aioli recipe by L.A. chef Suzanne Goin, she provides this tip: "Add a thin drizzle of oil and whisk like crazy."<p>April 2012Print<p>Ingredients<p>1 large egg yolk<p>1 small garlic clove, finely grated<p>1/4 teaspoon kosher salt plus more<p>1/4 cup grapeseed oil<p>1/4 cup good-quality …

Seafood

Keystone XL Pipeline Protestors Create ‘Human Oil Spill’

Vegan "B.L.A.T."s: Lettuce, Tomato, Avocado, and Crispy Smoked Mushroom Sandwiches Recipe

A 100% vegan sandwich made with smoked mushroom bacon, tomato, lettuce, and avocado.<p><b>Read more: Vegan "B.L.A.T."s: Lettuce, Tomato, Avocado, and Crispy Smoked Mushroom Sandwiches</b><p>Ingredients4 slices white bread4 tablespoons store-bought or homemade vegan mayonnaise2 leaves iceberg lettuce1 medium …

Crispy Vegan Smoked-Mushroom "Bacon" Recipe

Sweet, smoky, and crisp mushroom "bacon" that can be used anywhere that you'd use regular bacon bits or cooked bacon slices. It has that perfect crisp-but-pliant texture of the best bacon.<p><b>Why this recipe works:</b><p>Dehydrating thin sliced mushrooms in the oven gives them a tender-crisp texture very much …

Food Fraud Is Real

A new black market has emerged, and you may have already participated. Counterfeit foods are starting to become a very real and very scary business. Organized criminals are selling long-grain rice and calling it basmati. They’re bottling Spanish olive oil and labeling it Italian. They’re masking …

USDA Forces Whole Foods To Accept Monsanto

"The policy set for GE alfalfa will most likely guide policies for other GE crops as well. True coexistence is a must." - Whole Foods Market, Jan. …

An Amazing Village Designed Just For People With Dementia

Centuries after Shakespeare wrote about King Lear's symptoms, there's still no perfect way to care for sufferers of dementia and Alzheimer's. In the …

Alzheimer's Disease

The Problem With Little White Girls (and Boys)

Why I Stopped Being A Voluntourist<p>White people aren’t told that the color of their skin is a problem very often. We sail through police check points, …

HugeDomains.com - HappyHouseAndGarden.com is for sale (Happy House And Garden)

Hurry - once it's sold this opportunity will be gone!<p>Besides being memorable, .com domains are unique: This is the one and only .com name of it's …

Transgender Punk Music from Against Me! Is Honest, Impressive

<i>This post is in partnership with Consequence of Sound, an online music publication devoted to the ever growing and always thriving worldwide music</i> …

20 Years of SAVEUR: The Old Stoves of North Beach

In honor of the 20th anniversary of SAVEUR, we asked some of the people who taught us the most to each peruse a year's worth of issues and to reflect …

Leadership Has To Be Earned Not Demanded - Lolly Daskal | Leadership

Everyone has the potential to be a leader, regardless of title or position.<p>But many people give themselves the title of leader, and expect others to …

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Richard Sherman Explains What People Mean When They Call Him A "Thug"

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Superheroes a 'cultural catastrophe', says comics guru Alan Moore

Watchmen author tells interviewer that they have become a dangerous distraction, and that he plans to withdraw from public life<p>• Alan Moore: 'Why shouldn't you have a bit of fun while dealing with the deepest issues of the mind?'<p>Comics god Alan Moore has issued a comprehensive sign-off from public …

Whole Grain Cream Puff Pastry Recipe

Pâte à choux is a classic pastry recipe, a standard in many professional kitchens. Pronounced "paht a zshu" or "pat a shoe" depending on your accent, …

Bill Gates predicts 'almost no poor countries' by 2035

Business News<p>As snowy Davos becomes engulfed in the hustle and bustle of another World Economic Forum, Microsoft founder Bill Gates took the opportunity to deliver an upbeat message in his annual newsletter.<p>The 25-page report, written by Gates and his wife Melinda, who are co-chairs of theBill & …

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