Laurence Stewart

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California Family Files Appeal to Keep Girl Who is 1/64 Native American

The longtime foster family of a 6-year-old part-Native American girl who was taken from their home because of her heritage filed an appeal Tuesday with the California court in an effort to get her back.<p>Rusty and Summer Page have been fighting for years to gain custody of Lexi, who they have …

J.J. Watt flew 20-plus Texans teammates to his cabin

J.J. Watt is hosting one giant slumber party.<p>This week, Watt flew more than 20 Houston Texans teammates on a private jet to his spacious cabin that …

The Richest Self-Made Women In The World 2016

A tiny subset of women among the world’s richest people built billion-dollar fortunes from scratch, using great ideas and hard work, despite the gender discrimination that often prevails in the global business world. These 33 self-made women make up only 2% of the world’s billionaires (another 8 …

How Mindful Meditation Can Actually Change Your Brain

You may have heard Emma Watson, Gwyneth Paltrow, and Katy Perry talk about "mindfulness meditation," but new research has found it's not just a celebrity buzzword.<p>A new study published in the journal <i>Biological Psychiatry</i> discovered that mindfulness meditation, which focuses on breathing and …

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13 Super Sweet Real Weddings Photos To Brighten Your Monday

Congrats to the happy couples!<p>The most beautiful wedding pictures are those that convey the deep love between family and friends. Fortunately, our readers who tied the knot this weekend captured some of those love-filled moments on camera.<p>Check out some of the sweet shots below:<p>If you go to a …

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Portraits of a Man Blending Into World Landmarks

“Lost in Wonder” is a new project by New York-based artist Trina Merry, who’s known for blending body art and photography to depict the human body in …

13 Exercises for Photographers That Can Help Jump-Start Creativity

Like the world’s tidal waters, photographic creativity ebbs and flows for many of us. Sometimes creativity can use a jump-start, an artificial method …

New York Is Ready With Revision of Bitcoin Regulations

New York regulators will issue a revised proposed draft of regulations for bitcoins, Benjamin M. Lawsky, Superintendent of Financial Services, told the Bipartisan Policy Center in Washington this morning. Lawsky, who had explained the department’s process for developing virtual currency regulation …

21 tools that will help your remote team work better together

Working as a remote team can be difficult, but doesn’t have to be. Here at The Next Web, much of our team is remote.<p>We have staff in the UK, India, The Netherlands, USA and New Zealand all working together across time zones successfully, even though the time differences can be confusing …

The Secrets of Frequency Separation Retouching

Frequency separation retouching is an amazing technique for separating two main tasks of retouching in general: editing the fine details in your …

Grit Trumps Talent and IQ: A Story Every Parent (and Educator) Should Read

Angela Duckworth and her team devise strategies to help students learn how to work hard and adapt in the face of temptation, distraction, and defeat.<p>PHILADELPHIA—MacArthur Foundation "genius" award winner and research psychologist Angela Lee Duckworth is a reluctant star. Her pioneering studies at …

Take Orders From A Cat And Learn Cybersecurity

PBS’s CyberLab game teaches the basics -- with humor.<p>It was my first day on the job as chief technology officer for "SnapCat," and the hostile attacks on our servers came at us fast. With proper coding and security measures, I blocked some, but my cat boss informed me after that attack that about a …

China is driving a global renewable-energy rebound—but it might not last

China’s massive spending on renewable energy is putting the global sector on track for its first annual gain in three years. That’s according to new data from Bloomberg New Energy Finance, which estimates that some $175 billion was spent on clean-energy projects in the first nine months of the …

iPod Mastermind Tony Fadell On The Death Of The iPod: “You Can’t Get Too Nostalgic”

After 13 years, the iPod Classic is dead. Google’s Tony Fadell tells us what killed the iPod, and why we shouldn’t be bummed about it.<p>What does it feel like to lose your design child?<p>Join us at the 2014 Innovation By Design Awards and Conference October 15 in New York for an intimate conversation …

The Valentine's Day Showstopper

<i>Every so often, we get the chance to reshoot one of our favorite recipes from the Food52 archives.</i><p><i>Today: A cake to launch a thousand ships.</i><p><i>This post is brought to you by our friends at Noritake. Noritake’s Cher Blanc is featured below.</i><p>There's a reason there's no such thing as a wedding pie. Don't …

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In the Details: The Art of Japanese Knife Design

If your holiday shopping list includes any serious home cooks, there is probably nothing you can get them that will be as useful, or as appreciated, …

Scientists Identify Protein Responsible for Controlling…

<b>Scientists Identify Protein Responsible for Controlling Communication Between Brain Cells</b><p>Scientists are a step closer to understanding how some of the brain’s 100 billion nerve cells co-ordinate their communication. The study is published in the journal <i>Cell Reports</i>.<p>The University of Bristol research team investigated some of the chemical processes that underpin how brain cells co-ordinate their communication. Defects in this communication are associated with disorders such as epilepsy, autism …

Quick-Roasting Turkey With Thyme Butter

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Heat oven to 425° F with the racks in the upper and lower thirds. Combine the butter, thyme, ¾ teaspoon salt, and ½ teaspoon …

Cornbread Dressing with Sausage and Fennel

8 Servings<p>Drying out and toasting the cornbread in the first step of this recipe guarantees a crisp, flavorful dressing.<p>November 2013Print<p>Ingredients<p>8 cups ½” cubes Easy Savory Cornbread (click for recipe)<p>1 pound bulk breakfast sausage or links, casings removed<p>10 tablespoons (1¼ sticks) unsalted …

Vancouver

Nestled on <b>British Columbia's</b> coast, Canada’s third largest city is known for its rich cultural offerings and easy access to the sea and mountains—"Just a 20-minute drive takes you to landscapes seemingly untouched by humankind," says local award-winning designer and architect Omer Arbel. Here you …

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