Ann Garside

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Domestic Science: A Magic Fly Repeller

An old-fashioned summer staple in the Napa Valley where I live is a plastic bag filled with water and hung from farmhouse back doors. It took me a …

Napa Valley
Medical Research

Tests reveal Quran manuscript is among oldest in the world, says UK university

<b>London (CNN) —</b> For years, the two parchment leaves covered in an elegant early form of Arabic script were misbound with leaves of a similar Quran manuscript dating from the late seventh century.<p>Now, with the help of radiocarbon analysis, the two fragments have been shown to be decades older -- …


UK received live anthrax from Pentagon

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> The UK has joined the list of countries that unintentionally received shipments of live anthrax samples from the Pentagon.<p>However, British authorities said the samples, from 2007, were no longer a threat.<p>"We do not believe there is any continuing health risk to staff or to the …

Public Health

Read Robert Plant’s tribute to Ben E King

The soul singer died last week<p><b>Robert Plant</b> has paid tribute to <b>Ben E King</b>, who died last week.<p>Plant said, “His was the voice of my ‘coming of age’… …

Election night 2015 – as it happened

This liveblog is closed. Please click here for the latest election live coverage<p>‘Ed Miliband’s future in the balance’ – senior Labour figures The winners and the losers Lib Dems brace for a bad night Douglas Alexander loses seat to 20-year-old SNP candidate

Inside Indonesia's Islamic Boarding School for Transgender People

Shinta Ratri prays during the annual LGBT and waria community meeting in Yogyakarta, Java Island, Indonesia, August 2014<p>... VIEW MORE<p>Fulvio Bugani<p>1 …

Cherry Blossoms Bloom in Japan: Pictures

Extraordinary rainbows of the natural world

How To Turn A Plain Cabinet Into A Hyper-Organized Pantry

Pantry makeover.<p>We're big fans of hometalk, the social network for home and garden lovers, so we're excited to share one of our favorite posts today. Check out the amazing reveal and make sure to check out the site for more great projects.

Real Estate

Five Magazines to Cure Your Winter Blues

Jenn de la Vega / January 28, 2015<p>Some of us would like to forget that winter is happening right now, but do not lose hope! We’ve got ways for you to …

5 Magazines For Book Lovers

Jenn de la Vega / February 4, 2015<p>Dearest Book Lover,<p>Isn’t it great to curl up with a good tome? These harsh winter months can be a great time to …

Softcore Ruin Porn: Abandoned Buildings Made Sweet, Not Scary

“Ruin porn”–photographs of decrepit, abandoned buildings–has become an Internet trope so popular that behavioral scientists have investigated why we’re so obsessed with it. Those addicted to decay never face a shortage of haunted-looking abandoned house pictures around the web.<p>French photographer …

Abandoned Buildings

Stunning Pictures: Ten of the Rarest Animals on Earth

Google wants to teach you how to say place names like a local

In London, pronouncing the names of the city’s central tourist spots “Lie-cester Square,” “Glaw-ces-ter Road” or “Hole-born” is likely to earn you sideways glances and tut-tuts of derision.<p>It’s hard enough to blend in while traveling, and one of the most awkward ways to stick out is to mispronounce …

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