Gourmet popcorn is the latest hot food trend, and with good reason. Nothing is easier to flavor and the choices are endless. When you have your own home theatre system, why settle for plastic packs of microwave popcorn for movie night snacks? Here are the top 10 hottest trends for you to make at home.
1. Ranch (It’s Not Just For Doritos®)
Ranch never seems to go out of style, it just keeps coming back again, and again. Take your favorite dry packet of ranch dip or dressing mix and sprinkle over a large bowl of freshly popped and buttered popcorn. If you want to make it a truly gourmet popcorn add some grated parmesan cheese. Log in
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We’ve all been there – maybe it’s your house, maybe it’s a neighbour’s – where this time of year there is an ornament on every surface and no window is left unadorned. You know, the type of decorating that makes the mall look under-done . . . And that’s all well and good in some rooms, but in your man-cave? It’s asking too much!
Send in a photo of the most worst affront that has happened to your speakers when your family was decorating for the holidays! Stockings muffling your tweeters? Snowmen wiping out woofers? Post’em here – you’ll win our sympathy, and if the situation is the worst we’ve ever seen, you’ll win a $50 prize, too! Details. Log in
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Since the turn of the 20th century, we’ve seen recorded music stored in different formats and technologies. Take a look at the timeline!
1896 – Piano Rolls
A piano roll is a continuous roll of paper with holes punched into it. The perforations represent note control data. The roll moves over a reading system known as a ‘tracker bar’ and the playing cycle for each musical note is triggered when a perforation crosses the bar and is read.
1950 - Gramophone Record Log in
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A recent discussion over brunch with some Axiom friends led to talk of ‘remember this speaker’ and ‘remember that speaker’? One speaker came up that sounded so crazy I just had to Google it: the Magnat Flaming Tweeter.
“I remember that speaker!” Ian exclaimed. “I heard it – at Brent’s store! Didn’t sound too bad actually!”
A quick note to Brent had him reveling in nostalgia, and digging old literature out. “Those are relics from the past. They were available in their transpulse series or you could buy the plasma amplifier and add to your existing speaker. Gave off a very obnoxious smell especially when driven hard but incredible when you needed a light in the wee hours.” Log in
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