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  • ELECTION: Romney, Obama Tie in Dixville Notch

    Posted by Scott Hanson

    The votes are in and have been counted -- and it's a tie. At least that's the way the presidential election played out in Dixville Notch, New Hampshire, one of two locations that have the honor of casting the first votes on Election Day after midnight.

    President Obama and Mitt Romney each got five votes from Dixville Notch voters. It's the first time in the unincorporated village's history that there's been a tie.

    In 2008, Obama won Dixville Notch with 15 votes to John McCain's six.

    Source: HuffPost

  • DIERKS, DAVE, CHARLES & TIM: GQ's Most Fashionable

    Posted by Scott Hanson

    The fashion editors at GQ magazine have named Dierks BentleyDave HaywoodCharles Kelley and Tim McGraw the most fashionable men at last week’s CMA Awards.

    The mag says, “If there’s one thing we learned looking at the pics from the CMAs, it’s that some of the genre’s musicians definitely know how to dress when it comes to the red carpet… Men of the Grammys take note, and start booking time with your tailors.”

    The next red-carpet event on tap for Dierks, Tim and the men of Lady Antebellum is theAmerican Country Awards December 10th in Las Vegas. Dierks’ Home is up for Album of the Year and he’s performing on the show, while Tim and Kenny Chesney share a nomination for Single of the Year for “Feel Like a Rock Star.” Lady A have six nominations. Voting is under way at theacas.com.

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  • 5 ways to cook and eat Pumpkin Seeds

    Posted by Scott Hanson

    Pumpkin-carving can get gory with all those pumpkin guts. Luckily the folks at Southern Living have five ways to turn the mess into gourmet food:

    Here are five ways to cook and eat pumpkin seeds:

    1. Pesto with toasted pumpkin seeds: Blend cilantro, flat-leaf parsley, two garlic cloves, parmesan cheese, two tablespoons of toasted pumpkin seeds and olive oil until smooth for a delicious pesto.
       
    2. Sugared pecans and pepitas: Mix together pecans, roasted pumpkin seeds and melted butter, and bake in a 350-degree oven for 12 to 15 minutes. Toss the mixture in sugar and for a sweet topping for cakes.
       
    3. Spicy chile peanuts and pepitas: Mix together peanuts, melted butter, brown sugar, chili powder, ground cinnamon and ground red pepper and bake for 10-15 minutes in a 350-degree oven, stirring once. Stir in toasted pumpkin seeds and cool on a wire rack.
       
    4. Pumpkin biscotti: Bake cookie dough of roasted pumpkin seeds, sugar, butter, eggs, canned pumpkin, baking mix and pumpkin pie spice and bake for up to 50 minutes.
       
    5. Candied pumpkin seeds: Roast pumpkin seeds in sugar, paprika, salt and three tablespoons of orange juice for a candied salad topping.
  • "Gangnam Style" Halloween House Video

    Posted by Scott Hanson

    "Gangnam Style" set to Halloween house lights is, as you'd expect, pretty amazing. But probably not too appreciated by this guy's neighbors.