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Chocolate-chip cookie ice-cream sandwiches

To make the cookies, tip the sugars and butter into a large bowl. Get a grown-up to help you use an electric hand mixer to blend them together until …

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Four-in-one pizza with dough stick dividers

For the dough<p>7g sachet fast-action dried yeast<p>pinch of sugar<p>shuh-ga<p>Honey and syrups made from concentrated fruit juice were the earliest known …

Recipes

Egg-in-the-hole smoked salmon & avocado toastie

knob of butter<p>butt-err<p>Butter is made when lactic-acid producing bacteria are added to cream and churned to make an…<p>2 slices white bread<p>½ ripe …

Soft-boiled duck egg with bacon & asparagus soldiers

8 asparagus spears (about 300g), woody ends discarded<p>a-spa-ra-gus<p>Labour-intensive to grow, asparagus are the young shoots of a cultivated lily plant. …

Edward Snowden speaks at SXSW, calls for public oversight of U.S. spy programs

In a rare public talk via the Web, fugitive NSA leaker Edward Snowden urged a tech conference audience Monday to help "fix" the U.S. government's surveillance of its citizens.<p>He spoke via teleconference from Russia to an audience of thousands at the South by Southwest Interactive Festival in …

Luisa Zissman And Jasmine Waltz Kiss And Writhe Around In A Taxi On Debauched Night Out (PICTURES)

Luisa Zissman and Jasmine Waltz may be out of the 'Celebrity Big Brother' house, but they're still playing up to the cameras.<p>The pair - who caused a …

Beef Wellington with spinach & bacon

700g-800g beef fillet, cut from the centre of the fillet so that it's all the same size<p>large knob of butter<p>butt-err<p>Butter is made when lactic-acid …

Curtis Stone's Blueberry Pancake Recipe

Sexy chef Curtis Stone shares his recipe for a brunch favorite: blueberry pancakes.<p>HOTCAKES WITH DELICIOUS BLUEBERRY COMPOTE<p><b>Serves 4</b><p><b>BLUEBERRY COMPOTE</b><p>18 ounces fresh blueberries<p>1/4 cup sugar<p>Grated zest and juice of 1 lemon<p>1/4 cup coarsely chopped fresh mint leaves (optional)<p><b>HOTCAKES</b><p>1 cup fresh …

Cider rarebit recipe

The ultimate cheese-on-toast recipe, starring pears and cider<p><i>Serves two</i><p>The addition of egg is not to everyone's taste (nor is it everyone's idea of what a rarebit should be) but I like it. It turns a snack into a very good supper. I've even been known to add bacon, too. A watercress salad and a …

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Puff pastry red-wine-poached pear tartlets

These are really cute, and very autumnal. The pastry just puffs up round the shape of the pear. You can poach the pears in white wine or cider, or just sugar and water if you prefer.<p>SERVES<p>8<p>INGREDIENTS<p>300ml water<br>• 300ml fruity red wine (merlot is good)<br>• 175g soft light-brown sugar<br>• 2 broad strips lemon …

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Crispy Potato Skins

Crispy, cheesy, bacon-y—they're an irresistible Super Bowl snack. So irresistible, in fact, that you may want to make a double batch of this potato skins recipe.<p>Ingredients<p>8 russet potatoes (about 5 lb.), scrubbed<p>Olive oil for rubbing and brushing<p>Flaky sea salt, such as Maldon<p>Freshly ground black …

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Avocado on toast with chorizo & fried eggs

1 tbsp pumpkin seed<p>85g chorizo, sliced into chunks<p>chore-reeth-oh<p>A coarsely textured spiced pork sausage widely used in Spanish and Mexican cooking. …

Man Buns

This will make more pulled pork than you’ll need, but who would be sad about that? Use the leftovers to make tacos, pulled pork sandwiches, pork stew—whatever your heart desires, really<p>Ingredients<p>Beer-braised pork shoulder filling<p>2 lb. boneless pork shoulder (Boston butt)<p>2 teaspoons kosher salt, …

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A Tower House That Leads to the Treetops

A small vacation home in Upstate New York leads its occupants up to the treetops, hovering over the forest below and offering up enchanting views of …

NSA, GCHQ look to Angry Birds and other apps for personal info (not your high scores)

Advertisement<p>3 Comments<p>Credit: Getty Images / Justin Sullivan<p>While tapping phones conversations is an easy way to get information, the NSA and the …

NSA 'engaged in industrial espionage' - Snowden

<b>US intelligence leaker Edward Snowden has alleged the National Security Agency engaged in industrial espionage.</b><p>In an interview with Germany's ARD TV channel, the former NSA contractor said the agency would spy on big German companies that competed with US firms.<p>Mr Snowden, who was granted temporary …

Surveillance

NSA-GCHQ Snowden leaks: A glossary of the key terms

Technology reporter<p>When the Guardian and Washington Post newspapers published the first of Edward Snowden's NSA-GCHQ leaks in June, it unleashed a stream of abbreviations, acronyms and jargon describing the cyberspies' activities.<p>Below are some of the key terms referred to in the classified …

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Harley Pasternak: Workout Moves For Your Abs, Legs, Butt, Arms & More - Great Ideas : People.com

<i>Harley Pasternak is a celebrity trainer and nutrition expert who has worked with stars from Halle Berry and Lady Gaga to Robert Pattinson and Robert</i> …

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Harley Pasternak: Healthy Foods for New Year's Resolutions & Diets - Great Ideas : People.com

<i>Harley Pasternak is a celebrity trainer and nutrition expert who has worked with stars from Halle Berry and Lady Gaga to Robert Pattinson and Robert</i> …

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Crowdfunded Iron Man Suit Project Seeking 5K Pre-Orders For Production Run

Speaking as someone who’s considered spending nearly $1,000 on a full Stormtrooper costume multiple times, I’m very interested in a new crowdfunding project designed to build and mass produce a complete Iron Man suit with electronic features like an automatic sliding faceplate. The Iron Man Mark …

Electronic Arts Tanks After Hitting Reset On Battlefield 4

On Wednesday, Electronic Arts announced that the ongoing problems with its Battlefield 4 video game forced them to delay future games from its developer DICE. In response on Thursday, investors mashed the sell button.<p>At 11:05am EST, EA stock was down 8.28%, one of the biggest drops during morning …

The Gaming PC That Costs $13,000

What if money was of little consequence and you wanted a PC for some ultimate high-resolution gaming? Some PC manufacturers are, it seems, willing to go all-out and create the most amazing PC’s ever, complete with enough power to play all the latest 3D games on the new 4K resolution monitors.<p>PCs …

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4 Sky Events This Week: Eagle’s Eye and Meteors Sprinkle

<b>With the moon out of the sky for most of the week, skywatchers get to experience dark nights, perfect for exploring stellar giants and enjoying a sprinkle of shooting stars.</b><p><b>Arcturus Shines:</b> Monday, August 5, look west after nightfall for orange-hued Arcturus, the lead star in the kite-shaped, …

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ASUS reveals ROG TYTAN G70 gaming desktop

Didn't snag one of the ROG TYTAN G30s ASUS announced in June? Don't sweat it because the Taiwanese manufacturer has already one-upped itself, combining the transforming case of last year's TYTAN CG8890 with the G30's major features -- water-cooled Core i7-4770K, one-touch overclocking, …

13 Unexpected Aquarium Design Ideas

Aquariums are wonderful decorations not just for homes but also for offices and various other types of spaces. But aquariums are no longer just …

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