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Balzac's Omelette by Anka Muhlstein

“Parties always end in pandemonium in houses where the valets have more style than the masters.”

As a Balzac fan, I was really interested to read… 1,412 more words

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Treble Crochet Tutorial

To begin a treble crochet(tr),  yarn over(y/o) twice and insert hook into the next stitch:

Y/o, draw through stitch.  You now have 4 loops on your hook.   42 more words

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Environmental causes of cancer: dispelling the "inheritance myth"

The Inheritance Myth Time to Talk Frankly About Cancer CounterPunch, by KRISTINE MATTIS SEPTEMBER 17, 2014  In a September 2014 article in the Journal of the American Medical Association… 888 more words

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Depleted uranium munitions threaten anyone near to them for a long period

Radiation Being Emitted by Consolidated Quantities of Concentrated “Depleted” Uranium Ammunition Not Yet Used in Battle Affects:

1. Workers in ammunition manufacturing facilities, military and civilian. 1,705 more words

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Anka Muhlstein on Food, Balzac and Flaubert

When he is invited to dinner at Arnoux’s house, Frédéric, the hero of A Sentimental Education, “had to choose between ten mustards. He ate daspachio, curry, ginger, blackbirds from Corsica, lasagna from Rome.” Arnoux, a porcelain manufacturer, is not in possession of a great fortune but prides himself on being a good host. 118 more words

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