That Wisp of Smoke Turned Into a Trend

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The ancient technique of food smoking is evolving constantly, partly because creativity by definition knows no bounds, but also thanks to technology, which never fails to amaze or to blaze new trails. The trend? An ever expanding one Smoking food techniques are one of the biggest food trends of 2016 (with rosy forecasts for 2017 as well) to such an ...

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Chinese conquest

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Image copyright Jagex Image caption Jagex’s RuneScape fantasy game has had 250 million players over its 15-year history The Chinese are coming and they’re hungry for games companies. They need new content to feed their 560 million avid gamers, who contribute to the biggest gaming market in the world – worth an estimated $24.4bn (£19.8bn) in 2016, according to Newzoo. ...

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Psalms to Read When Life Gets Miserable

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Shutterstock.com Many of us have cried out, “God, help me!” during a particular time need. Throughout the Bible, God often led His people to cry out. If you look at the Psalms, you will often see the psalmist crying out to God. A lot of the things we are experiencing now are the same things that ...

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ISIS Leader Breaks Silence as US-Backed Troops Gain Ground in Mosul

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As Iraqi forces continue to gain ground in Mosul, the leader of ISIS has broken a long silence in a last-ditch effort to urge the jihadist army to stand its ground. Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi released a new audio recording online after nearly a year of silence.  It was believed the ISIS leader was wounded or dead, but in a 31-minute ...

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Pro Tip: Techniques to Make Halloween Makeup Last Through the Night

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So, I love a good face painting as much as the next gal, and some of the grease paint kits are pretty tempting when you’re perusing your local Halloween store, but the looks always end up wet, streaky, and are uncomfortable the whole night. But there’s a better way. Here I’m going to teach you how to get better results ...

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Airline Passengers Provide Heartwarming Halloween Fun for Daughter

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OMG, my heart is exploding right now. Dad of the year just passed out candy to everyone on the flight so his 3 year old could trick or treat pic.twitter.com/vfsAcYNrhr — Stephanie Kahan (@stephaniekahan) November 1, 2016   This story is sweeter than all of the Halloween candy in the world combined. A father and his 3-year-old daughter Molly were flying ...

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Cooking the Classics: Punjabi Chana Masala

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The borders between Pakistan and India, when it comes to food, are artificial. To say that a dish is Pakistani and not Indian is an impossibility, as flavours and tastes know no boundaries. Suffice to say, this is a regional Punjabi dish, and one that’s easy to fall in love with, whether cooking it in Lahore, New Delhi, London or ...

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Chasing Sails in Vanuatu

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Sailfish well recognised for it’s strength and amazing acrobat spectacle have been found in numbers closer to our lodge and have certainly become perhaps the most popular fish when inshore fishing with Ocean Blue guide Stephen Moderan. Born and raised in New Caledonia, fishing since the age of 4, one can say that Stephen is a real fishing addict. As ...

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Energy sector’s Trump card

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Hearts aren’t the only things that sank late last week on reports that Hillary Clinton’s email saga has a new life. As Donald Trump’s poll numbers improved, the stock market began to wobble and the US dollar reversed course from its recent two-month rally. Whither the dollar travels from now on could influence the shape of equity portfolios. It has ...

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Taylor Swift Deposition — Radio DJ 'Grabbed My Bare Ass, I Know It Happened!'

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11/2/2016 8:55 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF Breaking News Taylor Swift provided a blow-by-blow account of the moment she says a Denver radio DJ groped her and her testimony got graphic and emotional. Attorneys for the DJ, David Mueller, grilled Taylor during a deposition … asking her about the alleged incident during a 2013 meet and greet. She says, “As ...

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