The Best Australian Holiday Destinations for Your Easter Break

As Tourism Australia writes: “Due to a natural chemical reaction, the plankton [at the beaches] become luminescent and emanate a blue glow. This unusual natural phenomenon is more common in [the …

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Tesla Greater China’s Holiday Spirit, & Big Supercharger Updates

Tesla Greater China is in the holiday spirit and has shared some adorable Christmas decorations


Holiday Tesla Taxi Meetup In Budapest

There was recently an amazing holiday Tesla meetup in Budapest, with a twist — all of the Teslas were taxi cabs


Tesla Rolls Out (Literally) 100-Car Portable Superchargers For Holiday Carmageddon

If you live on planet Earth, you surely know that holiday weekends can generate an enormous amount of traffic. Thanksgiving weekend is probably the worst in the United States. Historically, Tesla drivers on certain high-volume routes, especially in California (where Teslas are most abundant), have faced some struggles while stopping to Supercharge before continuing on to grandma’s house (actual lines, and sometimes long ones)


Severe weather to target England, Wales for the bank holiday weekend –

Severe weather to target England, Wales for the bank holiday weekend
Ahead of bank holiday Monday, thunderstorms could turn severe across much of Wales and England on Sunday. "Showers and thunderstorms will spread across southern England and into Wales," AccuWeather Meteorologist Tyler Roys said. Overall, severe …
Yellow weather warning as Met Office warns extreme weather could damage homesITV News
UK weather bank holiday forecast: Met Office issue FLOOD warning during 29C

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N.J. doesn’t want offshore oil drilling, federal lawmakers declare ahead of holiday

BELMAR — With the Fourth of July fast approaching, a pair of federal lawmakers used the Jersey Shore on Tuesday as their backdrop to renew their rant against offshore oil drilling in the Atlantic Ocean. Citing the economic devastation an oil spill would …
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Absence of extreme weather, a plus this holiday season: Around The Town –

Absence of extreme weather, a plus this holiday season: Around The Town
Berea, Ohio: If you're reading this column on your computer, tablet or cellphone screen, Christmas and Chanukah have already come and gone. I hope it's been a healthy, happy and yes, merry holiday season for everybody out there. Triangle Xmas tree at …

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Severe Weather Injures 2, Causes Damage & Throws Wrench In Holiday … – CBS Local

CBS Local

Severe Weather Injures 2, Causes Damage & Throws Wrench In Holiday
CBS Local
NEW YORK (CBSNewYork/AP) — Severe weather swept through the Tri-State area on Sunday, injuring two people, causing damage and throwing a major wrench in Labor Day weekend happenings. In the Bronx, two people were injured following a lightning …

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Holiday hot spots: Brazil, Antarctica… Scotland –

Holiday hot spots: Brazil, Antarctica… Scotland
Brazil, the host country for next year's World Cup (June 12 until July 13), took the top spot in the annual list, while Antarctica was named the second most enticing destination. Other destinations to feature were Sweden, Malawi, Mexico, Seychelles
Lonely Planet says Scotland is third best country to visitBBC News
Lonely Planet's top destinations for 2014CNN
West Coast nabs spot in travel top 10The Press
Huddersfield Examiner –The West Australian –ITV News
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Meatless holiday: Roasted red onions with pumpkin-rosemary stuffing [RECIPE]

The following recipe appears in The Meat Lover’s Meatless Celebrations by Kim O’Donnel.

Clare Barboza

A multistep, time-consuming affair this dish may be, but everything can be made in staggered fashion over the course of two days and assembled when you’re ready to serve. Your labor will result in a beauty of a dish: red onion shells now a shade of mauve, filled with all the colors of autumn in the pumpkin bread stuffing. The guests will go wild.

Kitchen notes: I’ve created a two-day game plan to divide the workload and help manage prep among the dish’s four main components. The gravy can be made in advance and gently reheated when ready to serve.

Day 1: Root Vegetable Gravy

This is no gravy in the ordinary sense, in that there are no pan drippings or roux to speak of. A mess of root vegetables are slathered with olive oil and roasted until super tender, then pureed and thinned out with vegetable stock. Thanks to my ingenious friend Nicole Aloni, who’s got a slew of cookbooks under her own belt, I learned this handy trick, which turns a rouxless sauce into a gravy with gusto. Read more