Cherry Goat Cheese Clafoutis

Cherry Goat Cheese Clafoutis. Looks really delicious !


Pop quiz: do you know what personalized medicine means?


Plenty of genetic testing and analysis startups want to use personalized medicine to revolutionize healthcare — but there’s one thing they may have to do first: help consumers understand what that actually means.

According to a report released this week from research firm GfK, just 27 percent of U.S. consumers said they’d heard of the term “personalized medicine,” and just 4 percent could accurately describe it as medical care that matched a person’s genetic makeup.

Once respondents were told what it meant, the study, which included more than 600 people in the general population over the age of 30, found that 55 percent of people with work-sponsored health plans said they were interested in having a genetic test. Not surprisingly, that figure rose to 80 percent among those who have or have had cancer and, in general, interest increased among those who have more medical conditions.

With the approach…

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Painlessly erase your internet life with


Extricating yourself from the sticky, tangled web of social media can be a real pain. First, it’s difficult to even find out how to quit in the first place. Then, there’s all the messy guilt-tripping and emotional appeals involved before actually clicking delete.

Are you sure you want to leave? All of your friends will miss you.

Why are you leaving? Do you not enjoy your time here?

By the time a user finds the way to the page where the actual deletion happens, there’s a decreased chance of follow-through — either through guilt or frustration. Many of the tactics websites wield to keep users aboard are called “Dark Patterns,” deliberate design techniques to keep users from deleting their pages., a website developed by UK developer Robb Lewis, cuts through all of those sneaky tactics to post direct links to the pages that actually delete web accounts.

While effectively…

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Salmon and Shrimp Diablo

zOld - Ang Sarap (A Tagalog word for "It's Delicious")

Salmon and Shrimp Diablo Wide

Diablo is a cooking term which means “to make it really hot”, similar to devilled where a dish is infused with hot ingredients such as chillies, pepper and mustard. This is most probably of Mexican origin but not 100% sure, I just assumed as I saw this dish on Mexican restaurants, also the ingredients on this dish like shrimps and chillies are popular in Mexico.

The most common recipe for this type of dish is Shrimp Diablo where it can be skewered, placed on pasta or paired with rice. For this recipe I will add Salmon as its mild and creamy flavours would be a great contrast to this great dish. Also I had added some capsicums to have a different texture to the dish. This is for people who loves hot and spicy dishes and not for the fainthearted, but if you want to serve it to those who…

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From Sweden comes, theQ, a social network focused connected camera


Two years ago, I was on my way to Finland and was sitting in Stockholm airport when a guy named Erich Hugo tweeted at me and talked to me about cricket and what some of his mates were working on — a startup that made connected products including a connected camera. A sucker for both — cameras and connectedness (though not cricket as much these days) I stayed in touch with him and heard from him the updates about the camera.


Today theQ, a Stockholm, Sweden based lifestyle products company (that Hugo introduced me to) is releasing the TheQ camera, a 5-megapixel camera (available in nine colors for $199) with a 24mm wide-angle lens and a f/2.4 aperture that has 2 GB of integrated storage and 3G connectivity — just add a SIM card — and allows you to take and publish photos directly to your social networks such as…

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