Penny Wong Born in Malaysia to an Australian mother and Malaysian father, Wong was educated at Scotch College in Adelaide, and then attended the University of Adelaide, graduating with Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Laws degrees. Prior to entering Federal parliament, Wong worked as a lawyer and political advisor. Wong is the first Asian-born member of an Australian cabinet, and also the first openly lesbian member of the Australian cabinet. Early life How to Make Your Very Own Milk and Cookie Shot Last year on March 14th, Dominique Ansel (the genius behind the Cronut) shattered our perception of milk and cookies by unveiling the chocolate chip cookie shot, a shot glass made of chocolate chip cookie and filled with milk. Since then, multiple YouTube channels, food blogs, and even Spoon University have been trying to recreate this genius invention. Being too lazy to make my own cookie dough, I opted for some store bought Pillsbury cookie dough. Here is my journey to conquering the cookie shot (or in my case, the cookie cup) as well as some tips and tricks I discovered along the way.
Hacker says NASA is editing out UFOs from the videos before releasing them Meet Gary McKinnon who thinks that NASA is editing out the parts of UFO appearances in the videos it releases to the public and it has been doing so for years. He is a avid UFO watcher and has faced a 10-year fight against extradition to the US after breaking into computer databases of NASA, US military and the Pentagon. According to McKinnon, NASA and the US government has known for years we are being regularly monitored by UFOs from far-flung galaxies. But it believes that the general public wont be able handle the truth, or it would lead to the breakdown of religion and society and it has been successfully withheld the information by covering it up. McKinnon says that his interest in UFO’s and NASA coverup built up after former NASA contractor Donna Hare went whistleblower in November 2000 with claims that NASA staff digitally edited out UFOs from satellite pictures before they were released, from Building eight of the Johnson Space Center in Houston, Texas. Resource : Express.
Terry Pratchett Pratchett was the UK's best-selling author of the 1990s, and has sold over 85 million books worldwide in 37 languages. He is currently the second most-read writer in the UK, and seventh most-read non-US author in the US. Pratchett was appointed Officer of the Order of the British Empire (OBE) in 1998 and was knighted for services to literature in the 2009 New Year Honours. In 2001 he won the annual Carnegie Medal for The Amazing Maurice and his Educated Rodents, the first Discworld book marketed for children. He received the World Fantasy Award for Life Achievement in 2010. In December 2007, Pratchett announced that he was suffering from early-onset Alzheimer's disease. Subsequently he made a substantial public donation to the Alzheimer's Research Trust, and filmed a programme chronicling his experiences with the disease for the BBC. Background Early life
Mini Nutella Cheesecake - Rasa Malaysia Mini Nutella Cheesecake Recipe Makes 24 mini cakes | Prep Time: 30 mins | Bake Time: None Adapted and modified from Nigella Lawson Contributor: CP Choong Ingredients: 10 oz graham crackers 5 tablespoons soft unsalted butter 1 x 13 oz jar Nutella (at room temperature) ¾ cup chopped toasted hazelnuts 1 lb cream cheese (at room temperature) ½ cup powdered sugar (sifted) Whipped Cream 2 x 12 mini cheesecake pans Titan supercomputer helps researchers explore explosive star scenarios Exploding stars may seem like an unlikely yardstick for measuring the vast distances of space, but astronomers have been mapping the universe for decades using these stellar eruptions, called supernovas, with surprising accuracy. Type Ia supernovas—exploding white dwarf stars—are considered the most reliable distance markers for objects beyond our local group of galaxies. Because all Type Ia supernovas give off about the same amount of light, their distance can be inferred by the light intensity observed from Earth. These so-called standard candles are critical to astronomers' efforts to map the cosmos. It's been estimated that Type Ia supernovas can be used to calculate distances to within 10 percent accuracy, good enough to help scientists determine that the expansion of the universe is accelerating, a discovery that garnered the Nobel Prize in 2011.
Winston Graham Winston Mawdsley Graham OBE (30 June 1908 – 10 July 2003) was an English novelist, best known for the Poldark novels, a series of historical fiction set in Cornwall. Biography Graham's father, Albert Grime, was a prosperous tea-importer and grocer. His second son, Winston, was born at 66 Langdale Road, Victoria Park, Manchester on 30 June 1908, at 8 a.m. As a child, Winston contracted pneumonia, and on medical advice was educated at a local day school, rather than Manchester Grammar School which his father had in mind for him. When he was 17 years old, Winston moved to Perranporth, Cornwall.
Spiralized Shanghai Beef and Broccoli Marinated sirloin steak with broccoli and spiralized broccoli noodles in a delicious hoisin sauce. This dish is out-of-this-world good, and so filling I couldn't even finish it! You NEED this in your life! Here's the deal, you know those broccoli stems you usually throw out? Well you can spiralize them and use them in place of noodles in dishes like this easy Asian stir fry for a low-carb alternative to noodles. There's lots of spiralizers out there and I'm often asked which I use, I love my Paderno Spiralizer, it's the easiest way to make zucchini noodles, sweet potato spirals, carrot ribbons and more!
The Blob, but smaller: Tasmania's slime moulds - Off Track Slime moulds, long belittled as 'demon's droppings' and 'snake poo', are everywhere—and they're on the hunt for prey. What are they, though? A plant? An animal? A fungus? P. G. Wodehouse Wodehouse in 1930 (aged 48) Although most of Wodehouse's fiction is set in England, he spent much of his life in the US and used New York and Hollywood as settings for some of his novels and short stories. During and after the First World War, together with Guy Bolton and Jerome Kern, he wrote a series of Broadway musical comedies that were an important part of the development of the American musical. He began the 1930s writing for MGM in Hollywood. In a 1931 interview, his naïve revelations of incompetence and extravagance in the studios caused a furore.
7 healthy after-school snacks that won’t spoil your kid’s appetite Does your child crash through the front door, dump their backpack and barrel straight for the pantry after school? Kids are growing, active and use their brains constantly, so it’s only natural that they’re ravenous by 3pm pick-up time. However, that doesn’t mean they should stuff themselves with energy bars, baked goods and chips when they get home, even those marketed at kids (especially NOT those marketed at kids!). Instead, fill them up with these healthy, make-ahead after-school snacks that won’t ruin their appetite before dinner. *Warning: Delicious recipes may result in the sudden influx of friends coming over “to hang out” after school!