Gil Erfe

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Remodeling 101: A Guide to the Only 7 Types of Tile You Need to Know

Europeans have long had a love affair with tile. Walk into almost any café in Paris or Seville or Lisbon and you’ll see glorious tiled surfaces, …

Home Improvement

The Secret "Ingredient" for Bakery-Style Bread at Home

<i>We've partnered with Miele for a special edition of our Change the Way You Cook series, all about the power of a simple, essential technique: steaming.</i><p>For bread with a spongy holes (all the better for catching ricotta) and crackly-crisp, dark brown crust (the kind that splits apart with such a …

Baking

Google employees want to teach you to code for free with their latest app

A bunch of Google employees participating in the company’s Area 120 internal incubator have launched Grasshopper, a free mobile app for Android and iOS that teaches you the basics of programming.<p>It’s beautifully designed and is suitable for just about anyone who can be trusted to use a phone on …

Apps

Virus removal for Android: A step-by-step in 2018

Today we’re taking a peek at the so-called Android virus, and how one might destroy said malicious entity. Before we go any further, know this: if …

Apps

Caramelized Banana Upside

Cooking is more fun with friends.<p>Find your friends who are already on Food52, and invite others who aren't to join.<p>Join Our Community<p>Follow amazing home cooks. Collect recipes and articles. Get inspired.<p><b>Author Notes:</b> An easy to throw together, deliciously moist (a controversial word, I know), …

Dessert

Google Just Launched a Smartphone Game to Teach Adults How to Code

From programmable LEGO robots to mobile apps like Hopscotch, there’s no shortage of games and toys designed to get children interested in computer …

Computer Science

Famous 15-year-old ‘Mini Monet’ painter Kieron Williamson to auction Chelsea Flower Show paintings

The art prodigy will be creating his next masterpiece by painting the Stihl Inspiration garden by Hillier.<p><b>His first painting sold for a phenomenal £14,000 when he was just six years old, and now, 15-year-old artist Kieron Williamson will be appearing at this year's prestigious Chelsea Flower Show</b> …

Chelsea Flower Show

16 Creative Ways to Use Old Coffee Grounds

Coffee is a popular beverage consumed all over the world.<p>People usually discard the grounds left behind after it’s brewed, but after reading this …

Gardening

Grandma's Italian Grilled Cheese Sandwich Recipe

"This is a great twist on the classic grilled cheese. My grandmother taught me how to make these when I was a teenager. My kids love them!"<p>Ingredients<p>…

grilled cheese

3 Reasons Target Is a Better Dividend Stock Than Costco

Why income investors might prefer Target over its faster-growing retailing peer.<p><b>Target</b>'s (NYSE:TGT) recent operating trends fail to impress when …

Investing

27 'healthy' habits that are actually making you gain weight

Nutrition

After a 15% Decline, This Fast-Growing High-Yield Stock Is Now Even More Attractive

A double-digit decline brings its yield up to 5.7%, which should rise further in the coming years, given the growth it has in the pipeline.<p>This year …

Investing

The Riddle of Consciousness

<i>From Bacteria to Bach and Back: The Evolution of Minds</i>. By Daniel C. Dennett. W.W. Norton, New York, 2017. ISBN: 978-0-393-24207-2. 496 pp. …

Consciousness

30 Make-Ahead Lunches You Can Pack Tonight — Recipes from The Kitchn

What's one of the easiest ways to feel like you have your life together? If you ask us, it's prepping lunch the night before. In the grand scheme of …

Healthy Eating

27 foods you should stop buying immediately

Some foods are just not worth buying at the supermarket, whether it's because they're overpriced, misleading or bad for your health.<p>Here are the 27 foods you should never buy again.

E.coli

Stephen Hawking, science's brightest star, dies aged 76

The physicist and author of A Brief History of Time has died at his home in Cambridge. His children said: ‘We will miss him for ever’<p>Stephen Hawking obituary by Roger Penrose<p>Tributes poured in on Wednesday to Stephen Hawking, the brightest star in the firmament of science, whose insights shaped …

Physics

First light which ever shone in universe picked up by astronomers in 'revolutionary' breakthrough

The first light which ever shone in the universe has been detected by astronomers scouring the skies for the earliest stars.<p>Using a simple radio antenna positioned in the quietest place on Earth - the western Australian desert - scientists picked up a signal of the long-sought ‘cosmic dawn.’<p>The …

What Is Coconut Sugar and Why Is Everyone Using It?

In addition to the abundance of coconut oil and shredded coconut, coconut sugar is growing in popularity. According to an article entitled “Coconut Sugar: A Healthier Alternative to Artificial Sweetener,” it’s made from the sap of the coconut tree, and because of its origins, it’s also called …

Nutrition

11 Foods That Cause Excessive Mucus In The Body And 14 Foods That Eliminate It!

Mucus plays an important role in our body but its excessive production is a sign that our immune system is struggling and it can cause us a lot of …

9 Alkaline Foods That Fight Cancer, Pain, Gout, Diabetes And Heart Disease

<b>1. INTRODUCTION</b><p>Attempting to go alkaline?<br>It’s much easier when you understand which foods assist your get to and remain in an alkaline state. A basic …

The Best Air-Cleaning Plants For Your House According To NASA

Houseplants not only add a splash of color and life to your home's interior space- they help purify the air in your house, cleaning pollutants and …

This Homemade Pizza Dough Just Calls for 2 Simple Ingredients

Did you know that you can make the most amazing pizza dough with just two ingredients? Sound too good to be true? Perhaps, but after you try this fun food hack, you’ll forget all about delivery and want to make these every time you’re craving a slice. Plus you can top it with anything you’d like, …

Tip: Two Surprising Exercises for Shoulder Health

These two moves can help you prevent and even eliminate shoulder pain.<p>Prevent and potentially eliminate shoulder pain by implementing the following …

Workouts

The best mobile photo-editing apps

There's no shortage of photo-editing apps for mobile devices. But if you want to graduate beyond Instagram filters, the sheer number of listings on the App Store or Google Play can be overwhelming. We've sifted through dozens to find the ones worth your time (and money, in some cases).<p>A word about …

Fighting a Hidden Enemy: Inflammation

<i>By Deepak Chopra, MD and Rudolph E. Tanzi, PhD</i><p>Inflammation has always been a medical mystery, but now it has become an enemy of long-term health. On the one hand, when your skin turns red, swollen, and painful after you burn yourself, which triggers acute inflammation, the response is normal and …

Astronomers spot primordial galaxies swimming in dark matter

Astronomers thought the 1st galaxies would be small. Now they’ve spotted 2 giant galaxies from when the universe was only 5% of its current age.<p>Our …

8 ways that drinking coffee is connected to better health and a longer life

Caffeine is the most commonly used psychoactive drug in the world — for good reason. It wakes us up, helps us stay on task, and provides an oft-needed energy boost.<p>And most of us in the Americas and Europe get our caffeine fix from coffee.<p>But people often worry that they should limit their coffee …

Coffee

The Secrets of Russian Honey Cake, Revealed

When Michelle Polzine opened 20th Century Cafe, a tiny pastry shop in San Francisco in 2013, her majestic Russian honey cake enchanted sweet tooths everywhere. Food writers and pastry chefs flew in from across the country to marvel at the gravity-defying stack of airy cake layers slathered with …

Baking

The other big drug problem: Older people taking too many pills

Consider it America's <i>other</i> prescription drug epidemic.<p>For decades, experts have warned that older Americans are taking too many unnecessary drugs, often prescribed by multiple doctors, for dubious or unknown reasons. Researchers estimate that 25 percent of people ages 65 to 69 take at least five …

Medicine

Interior Designers Call These the "Best Paint Colors Ever"

If you've ever stared at a wall of paint swatches, you surely know that choosing the right paint color can sometimes be so overwhelming that it's …

Home Decorating