2012 March 12 - The Scale of the Universe Interactive Discover the cosmos! Each day a different image or photograph of our fascinating universe is featured, along with a brief explanation written by a professional astronomer. 2012 March 12 Light from alien planet seen for 1st time This artist's concept shows the super-Earth planet 55 Cancri e. It's a toasty world 41 light-years from Earth that rushes around its star every 18 hours.NASA/JPL-Caltech This graphic illuminates the process by which astronomers using NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope have for the first time detected the light from a super-Earth planet, the alien world of 55 Cancri e 41 light-years from Earth.NASA/Spitzer Space Telescope/Caltech Light from an alien "super-Earth" twice the size of our own Earth has been detected by a NASA space telescope for the first time in what astronomers are calling a historic achievement. NASA's infrared Spitzer Space Telescope spotted light from the alien planet 55 Cancri e, which orbits a star 41 light-years from Earth.
Vegan French Onion Soup Recipe Vegan French Onion Soup With Nutrional Yeast I’ve reimagined classic French onion soup to create a vegan version with even more flavour than the original. While this soup takes time to prepare, it’s important not to rush the caramelizing of the onions as the entire flavour of the soup is based on the complex sugars created by slowly browning the onions. 32 Quick and Delicious Salad Dressings...Ready In a Pinch Source All too often I find myself reverting to the same two or three salad dressings. This makes for routine greens which can get kind of boring. So I have put together a list of easy and delicious dressings that you can bookmark for later. Come back here and come back often. Shabby chic Christmas stars Since we've been preparing for the Christmas bazaars we haven't really had time to decorate our home and get into the Christmas spirit. So I did a simple and easy little craft, here is the shabby chic Christmas stars tutorial. What you need: linen fabric (I'm not sure if mine is actually linen but as long as it frays at the edges it's ok) iron on transfer sheet with printed music sheets - I got mine at The Graphics Fairy cotton thread star pattern
Cinnamon & Sugar Crackers Let’s talk my favorite holiday subject: presents!! Look, I know I’m supposed to act all adult-like and humble and and be like, “Me? Nah…I don’t need a present. Don’t get me a present. I have everything I need…” But can we be honest? Perfect Packed Lunch: Mock Tuna Salad So long, summer! Kids are back to reality now—school is in full swing. Save yourself some box lunch preparation time by whipping up this easy-to-make mock tuna salad.
Chipotle style Cilantro Lime Rice Recipe Have you ever been a situation when you wanted to throw out all things complicated - be it from serious life to career issues to as simple as clearing out a crumpled up wardrobe to your bookshelf? Ah! I know how it feels. Brunch Egg Casserole - 40 Easy Recipes Under 400 Calories - Shape Magazine - Page 3 Serves: 8 Ingredients:Nonstick cooking spray4 1/2 cups (approximately 8 ounces) French bread, cubed (remove crust if desired)2 cups shredded Mexican blend cheese10 eggs, lightly beaten1 quart milk1 teaspoon dry mustard1 teaspoon salt1/4 teaspoon onion powderFreshly ground pepper to taste8 slices cooked bacon, crumbled1/2 cup sliced mushrooms1/2 cup chopped tomatoes (optional) Directions:1. Preheat the oven to 325 degrees. Spray a 9-by-13-inch baking dish with cooking spray.
How to make Gak (Slime) We had a few days of rain around here so we made some slime to occupy our time inside. Just two ingredients and you will be able to really impress your kids! To make simply mix equal parts of liquid starch and glue together. We placed 1/4 cup liquid starch into a sandwich bag and added about 3 drops of green food coloring. Next add in 1/4 cup glue Mix well. If on a winter's night a traveler If on a winter's night a traveler (Italian: Se una notte d'inverno un viaggiatore) is a 1979 novel by the Italian postmodernist writer Italo Calvino. The narrative, in the form of a frame story, is about the reader trying to read a book called If on a winter's night a traveler. Each chapter is divided into two sections. The first section of each chapter is in second person, and describes the process the reader goes through to attempt to read the next chapter of the book he is reading.
Visual Potato Guide at Epicurious P otatoes are the most consumed vegetable in the United States—roughly 113 pounds per person in 2010—and they're quickly gaining popularity as the most popular food staple in the world, right behind rice. Clearly people don't love the spud because of its looks: Eye candy it's not, with its lumpy shape and bland coloring. Potatoes are also not superconvenient to eat, since they have to be cooked. But in their favor, potatoes are easy to grow and produce a large yield. They're nutritious—high in potassium, vitamin B6, and vitamin C, while sweet potatoes score high on vitamin A and beta-carotene. And then there's the taste. Pan-fried Moroccan Chicken Recipe Step 1 Place chilli, chilli flakes, garlic, lemon juice, cinnamon, cumin, sultanas, pine nuts, half the olive oil and 1 teaspoon salt in a bowl. Mix well. Add chicken and refrigerate for 30 minutes. Step 2 Heat the remaining olive oil in a large frypan. Add the chicken pieces and cook on one side for 1-2 minutes or until golden.
Fast Omelet - 20 Nutrition Experts’ Favorite 5-Minute Meals - Shape Magazine - Page 4 "Eating more protein in the morning, like these eggs, helps to prevent sugar cravings later in the day," says Jessica Grajeda, a nutrition counselor and owner of Renew Health Coaching. The healthy carbs provide additional satiety and energy, so this is also a good post-workout snack. Top 2 white corn tortillas with 2 tablespoons salsa and 1 tablespoon part-skim mozzarella each.