‘Top Chef Seattle,’ Ep. 11: Outlaw Josie Wails

January 18, 2013 9:12 am0 comments
‘Top Chef Seattle,’ Ep. 11: Outlaw Josie Wails

  By Carol Blymire Welcome back to “Top Chef Seattle,” my lovelies. Last week, Kristen and Sheldon’s restaurant concepts were chosen to be featured in this week’s episode, the conclusion of Restaurant Wars. Let’s just hope Part Deux isn’t Part Dud.  The show kicks off in the chefpartment where the teams — Kristen, Brooke, Josie, Lizzieand Sheldon, Stefan, Josh — […]

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Artist of the Week

January 9, 2013 9:03 pm0 comments
Artist of the Week

          Doron Silberberg Lives in Denmark, Doron Silberberg entered into advertising after graduating from Bezalel Academy in Jerusalem. After working for many years as an Art Director and illustrator Doron has since changed pen and paper with stoneware clay and glazes. In more recent years he […]

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Castles for the Commoners

January 6, 2013 9:43 pm0 comments
Castles for the Commoners

Helped by the popularity of ‘Downton Abbey,’ demand for a home on one of Britain’s remaining grand old estates has never been greater. The ins and outs of living like a lord—or at least a senior member of the staff. By RUTH BLOOMFIELD Expectation among the legions of fans of British […]

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Aggressive tree disease could cost millions

December 30, 2012 11:23 am0 comments
Aggressive tree disease could cost millions

By Christian Wenande If you’re on a stroll in the woods in 2013 and see a small net bag in a waterway or lake then do not remove it. Most likely, it’s not trash. The net bag is part of the University of Copenhagen’s effort to get an overview of […]

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Are spices good for your health?

December 28, 2012 1:49 pm0 comments
Are spices good for your health?

By Hannah Briggs Spices have been revered for their health benefits throughout history. But can they cure a hangover or help shift those extra Christmas pounds? Whether you’re grating nutmeg into your speculaas (Dutch spiced shortcrust biscuits) or sprinkling some cinnamon into your Glögg (a Norwegian version of mulled wine), adding a touch of […]

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The Most Expensive Celebrity Homes For Sale

December 12, 2012 9:29 am0 comments
The Most Expensive Celebrity Homes For Sale

By Morgan Brennan When it comes to real estate, celebrities flock together — and they will pay top dollar to do so. Take Malibu Colony in California. Tucked behind guarded gates, the beachfront community was constructed in the 1920s and quickly became a favorite vacation hub of Hollywood’s elite. Nearly […]

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In fashion: Bridals in full bloom

December 3, 2012 1:21 am0 comments
In fashion: Bridals in full bloom

By Sheharyar Shaukat A total of 21 designers are being stocked at the store with more waiting in the wings. Indian designers Humera Khan and Cheemos also have their clutches and jewellery here while local designers include Usme Rehan, Mahwash Lehri, Naureen Fayyaz, Taufiq Hussain, Humaira Shahnawaz, Munaf Mansoor, Zarlasht […]

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The Best Way To Eat Fruit

November 17, 2012 9:09 pm0 comments

I have read many articles saying to eat fruit on an empty stomach because it can ferment when eaten with other foods. Then some articles say it does not matter when you eat fruit because it takes hours for your body to digest anyway. So when is the best time […]

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Pakistan Fashion Week Day 2: Cuts and creativity take over the ramp

October 25, 2012 8:18 pm0 comments
Pakistan Fashion Week Day 2: Cuts and creativity take over the ramp

KARACHI:  Day 2 of Fashion Pakistan Week showcased some excellent craftsmanship and innovation in cuts and design. A majority of the seven designers, who presented their collections, boasted of their signature styles and dared to be experimental with prints, fabric, structure and colour palettes. The result was a largely impressive […]

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