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raw almond mounds

1c dates

1/4c golden raisins

1T water

1/4 t almond extract

1/2 c coconut

1/4 c walnuts

1/4 t cinnamon

2T cocoa powder

combine the dates and golden raisins with the extract and water for about 10 minutes then add all ingredients together and blend using the pulsing speed till a chunky paste. 44 more words


Gamla Uppsala: Home of the Human Sacrifice (and amazing hot chocolate)

It was a great day out and an even better way to get to meet my Swedish History Classmates. I really enjoyed the trip and revelled in being a geek for the day :D We wandered around the burial mounds and climbed them (with amazing views from the top), learnt why the position of Gamla (Old) Uppsala was so significant in the town’s importance, saw an 11th Century Runestone commemorating a guy who had travelled to England, stood on the site where the royal palace quite possibly was and heard chilling (only if you’ve not watched ‘Vikings’ on the History Channel) stories about human sacrifice at the Sacrificial Grove (and had to use imagination to picture it as the trees had just been felled the day before). 56 more words

Experts explain mystery mounds found in Oklahomans' yards

MUSTANG, Okla. – Many Oklahomans have noticed mysterious mini dirt piles around the metro.

Experts say those mini mounds of dirt belong to crickets.

However, residents do not have to worry about these insects damaging their property. 170 more words


"Turkey-tecture" - Postscriptum

Aah how the world continues to surprise me!

A walk around UQ campus on Wednesday not only showed me other areas of brush turkey activity: 129 more words