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Blended Images of Classic Books Give the Magical Stories New Life

Photographer Ellen Cantor has found a way to artistically express that books are the source of her favorite memories. "My current project, entitled <i>Prior Pleasures,</i> is deeply influenced by my love of literature," she revealed. "This series explores memory and preservation of the past while ensuring …

The doomsday vault: the seeds that could save a post-apocalyptic world | Suzanne Goldenberg

Photograph: Images Group/REX_Shutterstock<p>The seeds are stored in boxes labelled alphabetically, in a room that looks like a warehouse.<p>276<p>http://static.guim.co.uk/sys-images/Guardian/Pix/pictures/2015/5/19/1432047805342/2ecc97a4-1992-407c-b411-fc27448eef94-460x276.jpeg<p>460<p>Photograph: Images …

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21 Problems You Can Solve With Baking Soda

Seriously, store a box of this stuff in every room of your house.<p>Sure, it's a pro at making chewy chocolate chip cookies, but baking soda's real claim-to-fame is its power to freshen and clean many spots in your home. It's a super-effective (but gentle) abrasive and is a great natural deodorizer, …

5 Hearty Soups and Stews to Warm You Up

<b>1. White Chicken Chili</b><p>I've tried many white chicken chili recipes over the years, but none as satisfying as this one. The best part is that it's made with a rotisserie chicken, which makes it a one-pot meal you can have on the dinner table in under an hour. <b>GET THE RECIPE</b><p><b>2. Chicken & Matzo Ball …

9 Startup Habits That Will Make You Twice As Successful

<b>By Shane Snow, Contently</b><p><i>This post first appeared on The Content Strategist.</i><p>When I left journalism school, I and half of the grad students in my class entered the job market as freelancers. (It’s a tough market for journalists, even today.) And then a peculiar thing happened: all of these amazing, …

Startup Financial Services Companies Come Of Age

With one eye on businesses abandoned in the wake of the financial crisis and the other on a new generation of investors, startup companies are now raising significant sums to challenge the hegemony of big banks and investment firms.<p>Since the beginning of 2013, venture investors committed over $800 …

5 New Travel Startups That Target Specific Customer Sets

This week’s roundup of travel startups looks at businesses building on top of specific customer needs, from hotel engagement to historic …

Techstars Reveals the 11 Startups in Its London 2014 Intake

The Techstars accelerator in London has today announced the 11 new startups that will take part in its 2014 program.<p>Although a more established name in the US, it’s only actually the second year for the Blighty-based program but that hasn’t stopped a flood of more than 1,000 applications for the …

How A Former Shoe Salesman Supports Microbusiness In The Developing World

Wayne Elsey had been a shoe man almost all his life. From humble beginnings as a stock boy in a shoe store, Elsey went on to hold leadership roles at a number of shoe companies. And he might have stayed in the shoe business if he hadn’t turned on the television one day in 2004.<p>The ocean floor off …

'Candy Crush' Maker Prices IPO Shares, Values Company at $7B

Mobile game maker King Digital Entertainment said that its initial public offering was priced at $22.50 per share, which would value the maker of "Candy Crush Saga" at about $7.08 billion when it goes public Wednesday.<p>King's offering of 22.2 million shares would raise about $500 million at that …

The Nex Band: Part of a New Modular Tech Trend?

The term ‘modular tech’ used to invoke thoughts of synthesizers from the 1970s. Now it’s making a comeback, not least because of Google’s Project Ara smartphone. Beyond that though, there’s Mighty Cast’s upcoming Nex Band.<p>Aimed at teenagers and young adults, the Nex Band is a charm bracelet that …

Parmesan-Crusted Chicken with Lemon Butter from Alex Hitz

It's a delicious riff on a classic dish that can be whipped up in no time flat. Just remember three basic steps. Alex Hitz shares this delicious chicken recipe.<p>To me, there's really nothing better than sautéed chicken in a pan sauce. Done right, it can make a merely capable cook look like a …

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Forecasting The 'Future' By Tapping Into Human Consciousness

Now more than ever before, we have the tools to study the mysteries of consciousness. Memory, dreams, the self are now being examined using high-tech brain scans developed by physicists on the cutting edge of their field.<p>Dr. Michio Kaku, professor at the City College of New York, is among them. In</i> …

Cat Parasite Found In Arctic Beluga Whales

As ice barriers melt, pathogens expand their ranges.<p>The parasite <i>Toxoplasma gondii</i> can cause heart, brain, nervous system or eye damage in people with weakened immune systems, and harm or kill developing fetuses in pregnant women. Over 60 million people in the United States carry the the parasite, …

Fitness starlet Jen Selter teaches Barbara Walters how to take a 'butt selfie'

Jen Selter, the 20-year-old Instagram star who’s amassed 2.5 million followers thanks to sultry photos of her well-endowed rear, taught none other than Barbara Walters the art of the belfie, i.e. “butt selfie” when she taped an episode of "The View" yesterday.<p>In the segment, which aired today, …

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UPDATE CAPTURED: A convicted sexual predator that has ties to Alton has been taken back into custody. 40-year-old Frederick L. Buettner - who …

RocksBox Gets A $1.5M Seed Round For Valentine’s Day

Meaghan Rose wanted RocksBox to be a thing so badly that she singlehandedly built a WordPress site for the idea, and stocked it with her own jewelry. She sent out boxes of samples from her own closet so friends who wanted to participate could try on different looks.<p>Rose and RocksBox have come a …

Elisa Insua's Assemblage Mosaics Turn Everyday Junk Into Giant Games of 'I Spy'

If you were one of those kids who grew up thumbing through "I Spy" books until the pages were worn and torn (or bedtime came around—whichever came …

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Amazing Cityscape Views from the Rooftops of Dubai

Photographer Karim Nafatni gives new energy to the glowing lights of bustling Dubai in his stunning series of cityscapes, simply called <i>Rooftop Photography</i>. As we have seen before, the Dubai-based photographer and major airline pilot is certainly not afraid of heights! In his ongoing series, Nafatni …

Balsamic-Brown Sugar Short Ribs With Garlic Mashed Potatoes Recipe

<b>Note</b>: This dish can be made up to two days ahead. Store the potatoes, meat and sauce separately and reheat before serving. It can all also be frozen, if you prefer. Be sure to thaw everything in the refrigerator before trying to reheat anything, though.<p><b>Read more: Sunday Supper: Balsamic-Brown Sugar</b> …

Creating Your Own Home Decor With Recycled Materials • Recyclart

Whether you pride yourself on being crafty or are just another urban outfitters shopping trying to get the look, you …

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Simple Tips For Glass Paints

I am not sure I would dare to paint my crystal glasses but there comes a time when you just need to try out something new. These simple tips by …

Jewelry from Recycled Pencils • Recyclart

DIY African Neck Ropes

Inspired by bold African fabrics and design, these neck ropes are virtually weightless and easy to assemble.<p>512<p>4080

Tutorial: Faux fur monster pencil pouch

Jill from Creating My Way To Success shows how she created this faux fur monster pencil pouch for her daughter. This is such a cute idea!! The eyes …

a zipper bracelet tutorial ... ♥

Mother's Day always sneaks up on me :)<p>it's almost here, and i have a great handmade gift idea to share with you!<p>all week long, myself & the nine …