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Top 5 Blog Posts of the Week:Winter Wreaths, Home Office Organizing Tips, and More

From winter wreaths to organizing tips for your home office, here's our weekly roundup of the shelter blogosphere.<p><b>This week's favorite links:</b><p>Beautiful Wreaths You Can Hang All Winter. POPSUGAR Home<p>Two Styles, One Room: Classic and Edgy Living Room. La Dolce Vita<p>Art Pieces Featuring Winter Trees. …

Personal Organizing

There is nothing worse than having to toss out food because it went bad too quickly or wasn't properly stored. 10 tips to help you save money and stop wasting food: http://thekitc.hn/JsMws5

World's Most Popular Film Industry Turns 100

Bright colors, intricate dance sequences, melodramatic plots and great music are hallmarks of India's movie industry, which got its start 100 years ago. NPR's Scott Simon explores the Indian cinema with Rajinder Dudrah, aka Doc. Bollywood.<p><b>Listen · 8:02</b><p><b>Toggle more …

After leaking album, Angel Haze’s Dirty Gold gets new release date

Angel Haze’s premature leakage of <i>Dirty Gold</i> was online for no less than 30 minutes, but it was long enough to convince her label to bump up the …

How to Make Buche de Noel

Welcome in the holiday season with this traditional French cake.<p><i>Every other Friday</i> <i>on Food52, Yossy Arefi from Apt. 2B Baking Co.</i> <i>shares dessert projects that demand a little extra time and effort. Because your weekends should always be sweet.</i><p><i>Today: Welcome in the holiday season with this traditional</i> …

Recipes

Tools

I don't have a problem, you have a problem.<p>By Carey Polis<p>If you're into science-y food stuff, you need this.<p>By Brad Leone<p>Stemmed, easy-drinking, and absolutely beautiful. This glass makes beer taste and smell...<p>By Alex Delany<p>It spits out pits fast and clean, without Dexter-like cherry juice …

Rich People Things

A luxury retailer has tapped <b>the Savoy</b>'s former pastry chef <b>Martin Chiffers</b> to create what's probably the world's most expensive Christmas pudding: A mound of the stuff will set buyers back <b>£23,500</b>. According to its VeryFirstTo listing, the indulgence will include a 200-year-old Cognac (retail …

Stonyfield Gets Win In Whole Foods' Decision To Drop Chobani Next Year

One major winner of Whole Foods' decision to stop selling Chobani yogurt in early 2014 is Stonyfield Farm, which just started distributing an exclusive Greek yogurt line to the grocery-chain two weeks ago, chairman and co-founder Gary Hirshberg said to BuzzFeed.<p><i>The Wall Street Journal</i> reported …

Selling

Comment on Scientists Finally Invent Cavity-Free Candy by CurtisA

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Skip the royal icing. Skip the pastry bags and the piping tips. Embrace your lazy inner baker. How to decorate cookies with icing (the easiest, simplest method): http://thekitc.hn/J5HVMm

What Went Wrong For Olive Garden And Red Lobster

Not even the breadsticks, it appears, can save Olive Garden from financial turmoil. And its sister chain under parent company Darden Restaurants' umbrella, Red Lobster, doesn't appear to be faring much better. That's why a hedge fund has launched an activist campaign to break up the …

Olive Garden

A baked cookie that's gluten-free and vegan, made without refined sugar and fantastically soft, chewy, and delicious? Oh yeah. RECIPE: Chewy Almond Spice Cookies - http://thekitc.hn/J5Gnlk

Moroccan-Style Chicken Phyllo Rolls >> http://bit.ly/MoroccanChickenPhylloRolls These rolls are based loosely on b’stilla—a phyllo-crusted “pie” of shredded chicken that’s been simmered with Moroccan spices and then mixed with egg and nuts. The egg lends the filling an almost custard-like richness.

How to select the best water temperature for brewing tea

<b>Dear Lynne,</b><p><b>Green tea is my new antioxidant. Then I saw on the package: “Use 170ºF water.” Come on, how do I know if the water is 170 degrees</b> …

Teaching being turned into a 'service industry', says Eton head

The headmaster of Eton College warns that a love of teaching is being lost in the drive to professionalise classrooms and ensure pupils hit national examination targets<p>A generation of teachers risks being turned into “functionaries in a service industry” because of a relentless focus on exam …

Harper's Bazaar on Twitter: "All that glitters doesn't have to be just gold. Our holiday jewelry gift guide has arrived. http://t.co/77qfNz06cg http://t.co/NQNYaJJuFp"

Swastikas and safety pins: London punks strike a pose

The swastika, the school tie, the Union Jack, Karl Marx and the razor blade – these are just some of the motifs of punk style that catch the eye in Karen Knorr and Olivier Richon's Punks. It is a glimpse of a time (1977) and a place (the London punk scene) that has been well-documented, but not in …

Reinventing The Condom With Easy-On Tabs And Beef Tendon

When you hear the term "next-generation condom," beef tendon probably isn't the first thing that pops into your mind.<p>But a condom made from the cow part is one of 11 ideas to win $100,000 from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation in its reinvent-the-condom competition.<p>Another winning proposal uses a …

31 Flawless Photos Of Jackie Kennedy

The White House

Amazon Black Friday 2013 deals

In the frantic leadup to Black Friday, every retailer is looking for a way to differentiate its sale from the competition. Amazon's trick is to go all out with daily deals. Starting Sunday November 24th, the retail giant will begin offering deals with deep discounts. They'll come thick and fast — …

How JP Morgan’s record settlement could hurt struggling homeowners in Detroit

JP Morgan agreed earlier this week to pay out some $13 billion after it, and two banks it bought, sold investors nearly $1 trillion-worth of the dubious securities at the heart of the financial crisis. While the settlement is record-breaking, it’s in some ways less than meets the eye—and it might …

Climate-change activists are playing a dangerous game with their 'enemy' narrative

The argument between the British political parties over energy prices appears, on the face of it, to be another tedious, media-fuelled battle of words shaped by focus groups. Yet it is more interesting than that: it is proof of the power of cognitive frames and shows how easily the real and …