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French delicious desserts

Macaron A macaron is a sweet meringue-based confection made with egg white, icing sugar, granulated sugar, almond powder or ground almond, and food colouring. The macaron commonly consists of a ganache, buttercream or jam filling sandwiched between two cookies. The name is derived from the Italian word macarone, maccarone or maccherone, the meringue.

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Common cold and other things that make you sneeze

In the big picture of getting sick, the common cold doesn’t seem like such a huge deal. It doesn’t have the same total-knock-out punch as the flu, it isn’t terribly enduring, it usually isn’t terminal. But when in the throes of a cold that has one in its grips, it offers a distinct misery that most of us would prefer …

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Foodstuffs which never spoil

Honey Honey is a sweet food made by bees foraging nectar from flowers. The variety produced by honey bees (the genus Apis) is the one most commonly referred to, as it is the type of honey collected by most beekeepers and consumed by people. Honey is also produced by bumblebees, stingless bees, and other hymenopteran insects such as honey wasps, …

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The world’s most popular tourist destinations that are actually disappointing

[GARD] 5. Los Angeles (USA) officially the City of Los Angeles and often known by its initials L.A., is the second-largest city in the United States after New York City, the most populous city in the state of California, and the county seat of Los Angeles County. Situated in Southern California, Los Angeles is known for its mediterranean climate, ethnic …

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When annoying people are in a plane

Flying economy class is never comfortable, but my grandparents always used to get dressed up before travelling; now, after 9/11 security measures and discount flights, easy-on, easy-off flip-flops and sweat pants seem to be de rigueur. And then there’s that guy sitting next to you that decides to take off his shoes…This list of inconsiderate passengers certainly is frightening! [GARD]

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The 10 Most Expensive Beauty Products in the World

10. Crème de la Mer Moisturizing Cream – price $567 Money can’t buy happiness, but no one ever said it couldn’t buy beauty. Crème de la Mer Moisturizing Cream is $567 for a measly 3.5 ounces, and many beauty insiders swear by its secret seaweed “miracle broth” formula to stay looking young. [GARD]

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The coldest areas in the world

11. Estonia (Temp between: -3 , -8 °C) Republic of Estonia, is a country in the Baltic region of Northern Europe. It is bordered to the north by the Gulf of Finland, to the west by the Baltic Sea, to the south by Latvia (343 km), and to the east by Lake Peipus and Russia (338.6 km). Across the Baltic Sea lies Sweden …

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The 13 Most Valuable Cosmetic Brands in 2015

13.Clarins Group – Value in 2015: $3.55 billion Clarins Group is a French luxury cosmetics company, which manufactures prestige skincare, makeup and fragrances products.The family company was founded in 1954 by the medical student Jacques Courtin-Clarins, who died in 2007. The son of the company founder, Christian Courtin-Clarins, has been the chairman of Clarins since 2000.In 1957, Courtin-Clarins developed a new …

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