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Tell me I’m not alone in this: You saw Ratatouille, fell in love with Remy (though you still jumped a foot in the air when you saw a significantly less-charming rodent scamper across your path on the way home) and found yourself with a pressing craving, not for the heavy and too-often soggy traditional Provençal ratatouille, but that kaleidoscope of spiraled colors they served to the haughty and (spoiler!) soon-humbled restaurant critic. I can’t believe how well this worked out. I also can’t believe I cooked a cartoon dish created by an imaginary rat. But I can believe I’ll be making this again tomorrow, because it’s delicious, seasonal, and an incredible cinch to make. We’re just getting to the point in the summer where all of the vegetables are readying themselves for their farmers’ market close-up, so the timing couldn’t be better. And here is where I will introduce you to d’oh! Ratatouille’s Ratatouille As envisioned by Smitten Kitchen Preheat oven to 375 degrees F.
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A life hack is a strategy, technique, trick or shortcut that can help make life easier – by speeding up efficiency, enhancing productivity and sometimes minimizing a source of annoyance with a quick trick. That’s as close to a dictionary definition as you can get. Love them or hate them, life hacks have become so engrained in our online lives that there are sites and videos dedicated to sharing these hacks (or debunking them). In this compilation, we want to share with you 99 of our favorite tech life hacks. To quickly change the case (upper vs. lower) of text in Microsoft Word, highlight the phrase, then hit Shift + F3. <img src=" width="1000" height="616">Pin itThe Youtube Audio Library has music you can download and put into any of your YouTube videos. Pin it Don’t know which smartphone to buy? Know of more tech life hacks you want to share with us?
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It doesn’t matter who you are. Everyone gets angry from time to time. And when we’re angry, we tend to leave patience, humility and common sense behind, even if only for a moment. So, here are some of the typical things each zodiac sign usually has to work on when it comes to acting out in anger. Aries- Arians are definitely one of the quickest to anger. They don’t usually start arguments with people, but they certainly know how to end them. But, as quick as they are to anger, they are usually just as quick to calm down and even forgive those who angered them in the first place. Taurus- Taureans are usually quite fair tempered creatures. When they do get angry it can take a long time for them calm them down again. After the argument is over, they are usually very quick to forgive, unless of course you’ve done something extreme that they consider unforgivable. Gemini-As you probably already know, Geminis are known as the Twins. Geminis LOVE to talk. passive aggressive behavior.
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The following psychological tricks will make your life easier and help you cope with stressful situations. They’re well worth reading. When a group of people laughs, people instinctively look toward the group members they feel closest to (or want to feel closest to).Chew gum or eat food if you’re doing something that would normally make you feel nervous. It tricks a primal part of your brain into thinking you couldn’t be in danger because you’re eating.If somebody is angry at you and you stay calm, they’ll probably get angrier, but they’ll be ashamed at themselves later.If you ask someone a question and they only give you a partial answer, maintain eye-contact and stay silent. The person answering will usually assume that the original answer wasn’t good enough, and they’ll keep talking.Emotional expressions are one way to cause emotions.
Ten excellent tips for packing your holiday suitcase
If you’ve never felt stressed out while doing your last-minute holiday packing, you’re either an emotionless robot or you prefer to travel carrying nothing but a small duty-free bag. We at Bright Side tend to suffer from pre-holiday anxiety as well, so we’ve compiled a list of simple rules for organizing one’s suitcase. By following these easy-to-memorize examples, you will always stay in control of the situation and make the best use of even the smallest of suitcases! 1. A great way to save suitcase space and make sure that your clothes don’t crease is to store them in tight rolls instead of stacking them on top of each other. This way, even a cramped suitcase can easily house 3 pairs of shorts, 3 pairs of pants, 3 pairs of jeans, 1 skirt, 2 swimsuits, 3 summer sweaters, 10 jerseys, 5 shirts, and 4 dresses. 2. Vacuum compression bags are invaluable for packing bulky objects such as jackets, children’s clothes, soft toys, and bed linen. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10.
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