A long simmer makes this a luxurious, guest-worthy pasta dinner

With an ingredients list that includes cream, butter, cheese, and red wine, this Meaty Mushroom Bolognese is worth pulling out a clean tablecloth and lighting some candles. This is not a simple weeknight pasta. You’re not going to have this dinner on the table in thirty minutes or less. Don’t even think about it on a Tuesday. Rather, this is a dinner-party-worthy pasta, luxurious and rich. With an ingredients list that includes cream, butter, cheese, and red wine, this Meaty Mushroom Bolognese is worth pulling out a clean tablecloth and lighting some candles. This dish involves a long simmer, and is even better if you make it the day before.… Read More

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60 Per Cent Of World’s Wildlife Has Disappeared, Thanks to Humans: WWF

TORONTO — The World Wildlife Fund says Canadian wildlife are not exempt from what it describes as a “global biodiversity crisis” that is devastating worldwide animal populations. According to the organization’s 2018 Living Planet Report, global wildlife populations have fallen by 60 per cent in the last four decades. In Canada, it says half of the monitored vertebrate species are in decline and that drop is by 83 per cent. ‘Driving wildlife to extinction’ The group attributes the drop in animal populations to habitat loss due to agriculture and overexploitation of species. In a statement, World Wildlife Fund Canada president and CEO Megan Leslie says humanity’s “constantly increasing demands on… Read More

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HuffPost Canada ‘Backbenchers’ Season 2, Episode 2: Prepare For A ‘Nasty’ Campaign In 2019

All right! Hands up if you’re excited about the next federal election campaign! Hello? Is this thing on? Anybody? OK, we don’t blame you if you’re not exactly hyped up for Canada’s electoral showdown next year, and if the attitudes of Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and his Conservative rival Andrew Scheer are any indication, the election is going to be a doozy. Both Trudeau and Scheer are gearing up for what they say will be a “nasty” campaign. Well, really, they’re blaming each other preemptively for making it a nasty campaign, thus … ensuring it’ll be a nasty campaign? Look, politics doesn’t make a lot of sense and we just… Read More

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Stephen Colbert and Seth Meyers check Fox News’ hand in the migrant ‘caravan’ madness, mock Lou Dobbs

The alleged package bomber and Pittsburgh synagogue mass-murderer both showed a certain fixation with the “caravan” of Honduran migrants 1,000 miles south of the U.S. border, which President “Trump and his friends falsely claim is funded by Jewish billionaire George Soros,” Stephen Colbert said on Monday’s Late Show. “Now if you’re wondering where two fringe lunatics could latch onto the same racist conspiracy theory, I’ll give you a hint: It’s Fox News.” “No one understands this caravan issue better than That Which Was Once Lou Dobbs,” Colbert said. He played a clip of the Fox Business host trying to pronounce the name of some Mexican city. “Now, there’s been a… Read More

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Nintendo needs a heck of a holiday season to meet Switch sales goal

Nintendo has announced that it sold 3.19 million Switch consoles last quarter, meaning it’s at 5.07 million units for the financial year so far and 22.86 million since its launch in March 2017. That’s right, folks, the Switch has now outsold the GameCube’s 21.74 million total as well as the Wii U. The home/portable hybrid console has been a big success, but Nintendo does have an uphill climb if it’s going to meet its own optimistic sales target of 20 million for the year ending March 31st, which remains unchanged. The current holiday quarter will be by far the most important, and last year Nintendo “only” moved 7.23 million units.… Read More

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Jimmy Kimmel watched the Dodgers lose the World Series with Red Sox fan, celebrity frenemy Matt Damon

“Dodger fans are especially blue today,” Jimmy Kimmel said on Monday’s Kimmel Live. “According to the fake news media, the Red Sox beat the Dodgers last night to win the World Series — but we know the real story is that the Dodgers swept the World Series in four games, and the lamestream media won’t report that.” A lot of Red Sox fans were at Dodger Stadium for the final game, “including a couple whose names you may know,” he added, showing some celebrities in the crowd — notably including Kimmel and his two friends Matt Damon and Ben Affleck. Well, the Damon friendship is … complicated. “There’s nothing worse… Read More

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