Jan Sadlowski

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The Story of Egypt: The Civilization that Shaped the World (Review)

Review<p>by Jasmine Sahu<br>published on 11 January 2017<p><b>Rating:</b> <b><br>Audience:</b> High School<b><br>Difficulty:</b> Medium<p><b>In this ambitious book, Professor Joann Fletcher tells</b> …

Neck Exercises and Stretches for a Herniated Disc

What is a herniated disc?<p>Herniated disc, bulging disc, slipped disc: Whatever you want to call it, this condition is extremely painful.<p>Herniated …

Keep warm with this easy broccoli and roasted garlic soup recipe

Keep it simple for dinner tonight with this broccoli and roasted garlic soup recipe. The dish uses only a handful of ingredients — garlic, broccoli, butter, onion, potato and broth — along with a little oil and seasoning, but you'd never guess it from the soup's rich flavor. Best of all? Each …

Soup

How to turn Facebook into a super-smart productivity tool

Every morning, without fail, the first website I visit is Facebook. I instinctively gravitate to the News Feed. I want to see what my friends around the world are up to. I need to see every photo. Every update.<p>This is just what it’s like to use the Internet in 2017.<p>But admittedly, this isn’t the …

Quick Tips to Get Your Kitchen Organized For 2017

The kitchen is easily one of the most notoriously clutter-prone spaces in the home. We all are guilty of getting a little lazy and jamming our …

9 Ways to Organize a Kitchen Without Many (or Any!) Cabinets

Let's be honest: tiny kitchens can be tough for a lot of reasons. Along with cramped countertops and puny appliances, a small cooking space often …

Storage Ideas

The 3 Performance-Management Mistakes You Need to Stop Making

Leaders want to change their performance-management strategy. They're just unsure how to do that. Here are some ideas.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>With the start of the new year, everyone is excited about the possibilities to come. <i>“This year,”</i> business leaders think,</i> …

How to plant onions

Onions

45 Outstanding Yarn Craft Ideas

45 Outstanding Yarn Craft Ideas<p>Updated on March 20, 2018<p>When I started searching for new yarn use ideas, it looked like there weren't too many new …

Gardening 101: Strawberry

Strawberry, <i>Fragaria × ananassa:</i> “Garden Venus”<p>In our mind, fresh strawberries qualify as a different species from the store-bought, long-traveling …

How the World's Smallest Birds Survive the Winter

"Little Arnold Schwarzeneggers," hummingbirds are tough—so tough they've evolved a clever way of coping with the cold.<p>As the smallest birds on Earth, hummingbirds may seem frail—so it's not surprising Donovan Nixon asked Weird Animal Question of the Week how they cope with winter.<p>Turns out these …

Bleddyn ap Cynfyn: the first Prince of Wales?

Many of us will have heard of Llywelyn the Last, or of Glyndŵr, the last native Prince of Wales, but who was the first? In his new book, The First …

The Top Five HR Trends For 2017

Some companies seem less gung-ho to ditch annual performance reviews than they were a year ago.<p>HR leaders are sizing up a handful of challenges that they weren’t yet facing in the early days of 2016. Over the next 12 months the solutions to those obstacles will have to evolve and adapt as the …

An organizer’s strategies for 5 problem areas of the home

Organizing is always a popular topic around the new year, as people resolve to de-clutter, de-stress and generally start over with a clean slate. We asked Cris Sgrott-Wheedleton, owner and founder of Organizing Maniacs in Tysons Corner, to join the first Home Front online chat of 2017. Here is her …

Home Depot

With whom did Russia fight most often? - Russia Beyond

Sweden<p>Wars: 10 wars from the mid-16th to early 19th centuries<p>The history of Russian-Swedish hostility began in the 12th century. The Novgorod Republic and Sweden battled for control of the Eastern Baltic. The Orekhovetsky Peace Treaty was signed in 1323, bringing Karelia under Novgorod’s zone of …

The Employee Experience Is The Future Of Work: 10 HR Trends For 2017

In 2016, I wrote about the transformation happening in human resources and I called it the “Consumerization of HR,” referring to how companies create a social, mobile, and consumer-style experience for employees. Now, as we enter 2017, the next journey for HR leaders will be to apply a consumer and …

Human Resources

Resolve to grow a better rosemary plant. Your dinner guests will thank you.

A gardener’s resolutions, as the new year begins, are modest ones. The world won’t end if a lawn isn’t mowed on schedule, though it will grow better if it is. There is no crime in growing too many tomato seedlings, even if the time could be spent more wisely. Nevertheless, a promise to do better by …

Gardening

How to attract hummingbirds to your garden year-round

If you have a garden, there's a good chance you delight in seeing hummingbirds flitting about. Now you can learn how to attract them — year-round — at two upcoming events.<p>The Los Angeles County Arboretum & Botanic Garden in Arcadia is hosting a "What's Happening in Gardening" lecture series. As …

Los Angeles

Before pruning, tend to your tools

January and February are prime months for pruning shrubs and small trees. Before you take on that task, make sure your tools are clean and sharp. They'll be safer and easier for you to use, and they will make clean cuts that are better for the plants. Sharpening is a good indoor job for a cold …

Defects explain why Roman concrete was so tough - Futurity

Computer models of tobermorite, an element in the superior concrete Romans used in ancient times, suggest how to make concrete that's less likely to …

15 Rebellious Facts About Pennsylvania Founder William Penn

In 1681, William Penn wrote that Pennsylvania—a colony he’d just obtained via royal charter—would one day become “the seed of a nation.” He couldn’t …

The Verdict Is In: This Is the Best Exercise for Women

A glance at some of the biggest fitness trends of the last five years reveals aerobic exercises tend to steal the limelight. From SoulCycle and barre …

The healthy slow cooker recipes that'll start your year on a high note

New Year's resolutions or not, the beginning of the year is the perfect time to amp up your healthy eating habits. And when the cold weather sets in, …

5 Mindful Habits that Lead to a Minimalist Home

Creating a beautiful, minimalist home can be done in one fell swoop with the help of some major de-cluttering, but <i>maintaining</i> a minimalist home is a …

Minimalism

The Medieval Arundel Tomb in Chichester

Philip Larkin’s memorial was recently revealed in the Poets’ Corner in Westminster Abbey. Inscribed with the verse-line: “What will survive of us is …

Archaeology

Why no other shot gives us what Wheatgrass does - 11 interesting facts we never knew!

It's the only thing like it on Earth, that we can drink one shot glass of one ounce liquid and get over 100 minerals, plus 2.5 pounds of green vegetables. For such a high dose of nutrition so quickly and fresh, it's surprising that not more people are drinking wheatgrass.<p>Here are some benefits that …

Slow Cooker Soup Recipes

Soup Recipes for the Slow Cooker and/or Dutch Oven<p><b>Note from FlyCrew</b>: This is a wonderful assortment of soups (I can smell them cooking already!) Some …

Food Preservation

5 Impressive Basic Hand Embroidery Stitches

5 Impressive Basic Hand Embroidery Stitches<p>Updated on June 5, 2017<p>Embroidery is a fun and relaxing craft that lends to making beautiful pieces of …