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    Simply Recipes

  • Shaved Asparagus and Potato Pizza
    This time of year, asparagus begs to be used in all sorts of ways. Shaving the spears with a vegetable peeler produces a lovely green tangle that I like to put on top of a pizza. Add some roasted potato slices and gouda cheese, and you have a winning... Read more »
  • Easy No-Knead Pizza Dough
    It seems that every time I decide to make pizza at home (usually on a Friday night) my well-laid plans are disrupted by a last-minute impulse to go to the movies or to meet with friends. That’s why I love this dough recipe. You can make it and let... Read more »
  • Turkey Meatball Soup with Spinach and Orzo
    These baby meatballs are so cute you’ll fall hard for them. Use your hands to mix them in a bowl with a little Parmesan and some parsley – you’ll feel like an Italian nonna! Once shaped, the meatballs go into a soup with orzo and lots of baby spinach.... Read more »
  • Cheesy Bruschetta Chicken Cutlets
    This is a fast-as-it-gets weeknight dinner, perfect for those midweek nights when you’re ready to cave and order a pizza instead of cooking. Put the phone down, open the pantry, and you’ll have these cheesy bruschetta-topped chicken cutlets ready in about fifteen minutes! Continue reading "Cheesy Bruschetta Chicken... Read more »
  • Salmon Avocado Poke Bowl
    The first time I ever ate raw fish was when I was about ten or eleven years old. I was at a Japanese buffet, and my mother told me to eat only the expensive foods so we would get our money’s worth, which meant seafood and sashimi. Of course, I... Read more »

    Boing Boing

  • Review: High-Rise (2016)
    High-Rise, directed by Ben Wheatley, brings J.G. Ballard's classic novel to the screen after a long wait. It's set almost entirely in a residential tower, a massive brutalist edifice inhabited by thousands of early-1970s Britons eager for a new life. The ultimate product of mid-century urban planning, the concrete building... Read more »
  • Trump's reign is sad for tech, too
    The first 100 days of Trump's presidency were a shambolic festival of incompetence and looming catastrophe. But it's not all about beltway politics, you know! Because the intense (and reasonable) focus is upon on the media-friendly dimensions of his buffoonery, we sometimes miss how it affects specific aspects of American... Read more »
  • Flying Fox enjoys grape
    Megabattie posted a video of a female grey-headed flying fox who is "happy to stuff her face" with grapes. Green grapes, red grapes - any grapes. This bat is not a pet - she's a wild animal who was rescued, nursed back to health, and released, fatter and... Read more »
  • In 1961 an IBM 7094 was the first computer to sing
    I had no idea! Evidently HAL 9000 sang Daisy Bell as a tribute, it is the first song ever sung by a computer. In 1961 an IBM 7094 was the first to raise its voice in song. The vocals were programmed by John Kelly and... Read more »
  • Already regretting assigning J.G. Ballard to cover the Fyre Festival
    (Note to proofreader: I just received this copy and figure it should just go up verbatim. Next time they do something like this remind me to send William Golding instead. — Rob) Later, as he sat in his tent eating the doggo, Robin Laing reflected on the unusual events that... Read more »

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  • Five key moments in Venezuela crisis
    Venezuela on Monday marks a month since the start of a wave of deadly protests against President Nicolas Maduro. Opponents started rallying on April 1 against moves to strengthen his hold on power, hoping they would be a tipping point in the economic and political crisis. The father of Venezuela's... Read more »
  • The Latest: Tokyo subway temporarily closed over N. Korea
    SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The Latest on North Korea test-firing a missile Saturday (all times local):... Read more »
  • Friends hail woman, 86, killed trying to stop attack as hero
    NORTH HIGHLANDS, Calif. (AP) — A young man was identified Friday as the suspect in the sexual assault and beating death of an 86-year-old California woman remembered as a hero by investigators and neighbors after she used a walking stick to try to stop an attack on her friend.... Read more »
  • The Latest: Well-known lawyer defends teen in track attack
    NORTH HIGHLANDS, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on the slaying of an 86-year-old California woman (all times local):... Read more »
  • Filipino troops kill notorious Abu Sayyaf kidnapper in clash
    MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Philippine marines have killed an Abu Sayyaf extremist commander and a notorious kidnapper who had sailed across the sea border into Malaysia to snatch tourists and sailors for ransom, the military chief said Saturday.... Read more »