Brigitta Gilles

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Recycling in the United States is in serious trouble. How does it work?

You probably have no idea how recycling works.<p>Most Americans — who recycle nearly 87 million tons of waste each year — likely think that the plastic …

Sustainability

1stdibs, Vintage jewelry online

JEWELRY ADDRESS BOOK<p><b>A virtual incarnation of the iconic Place Vendôme, in one click you can submerse yourself in a world of large radiant diamonds,</b> …

27 Red Velvet Desserts That Want To Be Your Valentine

Some things are meant to be.

Dessert

The Abbott government will launch a royal commission into union corruption which goes further than the coalition flagged before the federal election. The coalition promised to restore the building and construction industry watchdog and hold a judicial inquiry specifically into fraud allegations against the Australian Workers Union. Do you agree with the decision? http://bit.ly/1eujAs9

Indonesia jails people smuggler responsible for deaths of about 100 asylum seekers

A people smuggling boss responsible for the deaths of about 100 asylum seekers has been sentenced to seven years' jail in Indonesia.<p>Hasan Billu, a …

Phone-hacking trial: Disgraced reporter says he hacked James Bond actor Daniel Craig's phone for details of affair with Sienna Miller

A former News of the World journalist has told a London court how he used phone hacking to find out about an affair between James Bond star Daniel …

Bushfire north-west of Coonabarabran in NSW downgraded to watch and act

The warning for a bushfire burning near Rocky Glen, 35 kilometres north-west of Coonabarabran in New South Wales, has been downgraded to a watch and …

Chopper rescues children from bogged car

The two adults had both tried to get help - one man walked about 50 kilometres before a passing worker drove him to the Ringer Soak community on …

PM - Fire Ready app not ready as bugs play havoc with software 21/01/2014

DAVID MARK: Victoria's new Fire Ready smart phone app is only two weeks old, but already consumers have made dozens of complaints about it after last …

Nauru deportation laws may be used in asylum cases

The controversial new deportation law at the centre of Nauru's judicial crisis could also be applied to asylum seekers sent there by Australia, the …

Aisha Tyler Shares the Ultimate Relationship Don't: Lying. Ever. About Anything.

<b>Because these days—as sext-addicted politician Anthony Weiner found out—there's just no way to get away with it. What does that mean for relationships, and what does it mean for you? Only good things, argues TV host and author Aisha Tyler.</b><p>I actually feel sorry for Anthony Weiner. Not because he …

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Must-Try Meal to Make: French Market Salad With Ricotta Toasts

Summer may be over, but that doesn't mean we have to give up the amazing salads that we've been lunching on all season long. Cold weather or warm, light, healthy fare like this French Market Salad from Christina Elliott, Savory Chef at Le Marais Bakery in San Francisco, satisfies. And she kindly …

Kofi Awoonor, Ghanaian poet, killed in Westgate Attack

Professor Kofi Awoonor, one of the speakers at Storymoja Hay Festival, has died after sustaining injuries during the attack at Westgate shopping centre.<p>Ghanaian poet and diplomat Kofi Awoonor is among the 39 killed during the attack on Westgate Mall. He died on Saturday, aged 78, from injuries …

8 Fast Decorating Fixes

8 designers share easy updates.<p>Need a quick revamp? Designers share their easy home updates and decorating ideas for spicing up your rooms.

Long-range forecast: sunny spell will wipe out life on Earth

If the end of the summer, the short, cold days, and party conference season were not enough to bring on the gloom, scientists have calculated when life on Earth must come to an end.<p>In a report that manufacturers of diaries may wish to note, researchers worked out when the sun will grow so warm that …

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Versace Spring/Summer 2014 FULL SHOW | Milan Fashion Week MFW | FashionTV

Web Design by Sergei Gurov for HomeMuse Gallery

Website Design.<p>Saint Petersburg, Russia-based art director, graphic and web designer Sergei Gurov created the website design for art gallery and …

Early next week, hundreds of scientists will meet in Stockholm's Brewery Conference Centre to put the finishing touches on the world's most important climate change document. It is unlikely the beer will be flowing. Leaked drafts of the report seen by Fairfax Media reveal it is now ''extremely likely'' - greater than a 95 per cent certainty - that human activity is causing more than half the global warming felt since 1951. Read more: http://ow.ly/p5KfJ Illustration: Matt Davidson