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Thought Provoking. What if Mitt Romney had won?

July 31, 2013  |  No Comments  |  Share

Lessons from a victory that never was / The Economist Jul 27th 2013 |From the print edition “DON’T blame me, I voted Romney,” proclaims a T-shirt popular among Republicans. Another gag, popular in the conservative blogosphere, begins: “They told me that if I voted for Romney…” and then adds the horror of the week. For example: “They told me that if I voted...

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July 31, 2013  |  No Comments  |  Share

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Soft-serve that’s good for you / NYT

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Soft-serve that’s good for you Deb Lindsey/For The Washington Post - One serving of this raspberry soft-serve contains only seven grams of sugar but also 12 grams of protein — all for just 97 calories.   0   Share to Facebook   Share on Twitter   Share on LinkedIn   Add to PersonalPost   Share via Email   Print Article More     By Elaine Gordon, Published: July 16 E-mail the writer Something about soft-serve ice cream makes it irresistible on a sweltering summer day....

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Au mauvais pain? / New York Times

Au mauvais pain? / New York Times

July 31, 2013  |  No Comments  |  Share

A French Dining Staple Is Losing Its Place at the Table Photo courtesy of Agnes Dherbeys for The New York Times At Philippe Levin’s bakery in Paris, traditional, slow-baked breads are still much sought after and business has never been better, he says. By ELAINE SCIOLINO Published: July 30, 2013 PARIS — The French, it seems, are falling out of love. Not with free health care,...

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Ideas for Flank Steak / Cooking Light

July 29, 2013  |  No Comments  |  Share

Ingredients Print Email Send To Mobile Save Recipe Add to Menu Add to Shopping List Cooking spray 1 (1 1/2-pound) flank steak, trimmed 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt 1/4 cup fresh lime juice $ 1 tablespoon brown sugar 2 tablespoons lower-sodium soy sauce $ 1 tablespoon fish sauce 2 teaspoons minced fresh garlic 1 teaspoon Sriracha (hot chile sauce, such as Huy Fong) 1 1/2 cups thinly sliced red cabbage 1 1/4 cups fresh bean sprouts 3/4 cup julienne-cut carrots 1/3 cup fresh mint leaves 1/3 cup fresh cilantro leaves 1/3 cup fresh basil...

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Is the Royal Baby immune to Parody? / Vanity Fair

July 29, 2013  |  No Comments  |  Share

Is Prince George, the Royal Baby, Immune to Twitter Parody? by Amy Odell COMMENTS   0     EMAIL   BY SCOTT HEAVEY/GETTY IMAGES. As soon as the Duchess of Cambridge was admitted to the hospital with acute morning sickness, forcing her press office to announce her pregnancy, it started. “I EXIST!!!!!” announced@RoyalFetus on December 3. We knew this eye roll was coming—not the baby (because YAY!!!) but the mediocre parody Twitter. “I...

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Saudi Princess to be Arraigned on Human Trafficking Charges

July 29, 2013  |  No Comments  |  Share

From The Los Angeles Times:   Meshael Alayban, 42, one of six wives of a Saudi prince, listens to Arabic interpreter Ahmed Mekhemar in a Santa Ana courtroom. She has been released on $5-million bail. (Irfan Khan / Los Angeles Times / July 11, 2013) By Paloma Esquivel July 29, 2013, 7:23 a.m.   A Saudi royal princess accused of human trafficking for allegedly forcing a Kenyan woman to work for...

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Pope says it's okay to be a gay priest

Iris Scans for School Security / CNN

July 25, 2013  |  No Comments  |  Share

  05:00 AM ET   Iris scans are the new school IDs By Laurie Segall and Erica Fink,  CNNMoney New York (CNNMoney) - Kids lose their school IDs but they don't often lose their eyeballs. That's one of the reasons why a growing number of schools are replacing traditional identification cards with iris scanners. By the fall, several schools - ranging from elementary schools to colleges - will be rolling out...

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Healthy Paella / Cooking Light Magazine

July 25, 2013  |  No Comments  |  Share

Paella, surely the most famous and beloved of all Spanish dishes, has traveled the world. Seafood paellas are as varied as the cooks who make them. The constants are good broth, short grain rice, Spanish smoked paprika, and a paella pan--although a 13-inch skillet will work, too. Although saffron in traditional in paella, it's not crucial.   More From Cooking Light Nutritional Information Amount per...

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