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India’s Jewelry Tradition of Gold is Turning to ... Concrete?

In India, gold jewelry has long been used to celebrate marriage and childbirth or presented as gifts during religious festivals. Ornate bridal pieces still are popular in the northern part of the country, while pieces in 22-karat yellow gold are favored in the south.<p>But change is in the air, partly …

Jewelry

Alberta, Canada, Is Your Unexpected New Summer Destination

Canada has a lot to celebrate as of late—besides ringing in its 150th birthday this year, Alberta, one of its 10 provinces, is currently celebrating Stampede, a Summer rodeo festival held in Calgary, one of Alberta’s largest cities. The festival, which first launched in 1912 to honor soldiers …

Easy no-cook summer desserts

When it comes to summer sweets, keep it simple and keep it cool. The less cooking involved, the better. Good Food has got your next summer party …

Dessert

Homemade Butter

Prepare a medium-size bowl of ice water. In the bowl of an electric stand mixer fitted with the whisk attachment, gradually whip the cream and sour …

How to Make Ghoriba Bahla

01 of 13<p>Ghoriba Bahla - A Silly Name for Shortbread Cookies<p>These little Moroccan shortbread cookies have a pleasantly surprising crunch, thanks both …

Wall Decor: 8 stone wall tricks that will give your home a modern twist

Want some drama in your home décor? Add a stone element. Nothing looks dramatic and minimalist quite like a stony addition. The raw appeal of a stone …

Interior Design

5 Apps That Will Change the Way You Decorate Your Home

Home decorating is a hefty investment. Whether you're renovating or rearranging a room, shopping for a new piece of statement furniture, or designing …

Home Decorating

5 Bad Financial Habits You Have to Break Today

Bad financial habits are the main reason so many people are struggling financially. Every money decision has an effect on your entire financial …

Personal Finance

Poisoned bees? Insecticide found in B.C. hummingbirds that are on the decline

VANCOUVER — Some species of North American hummingbirds are in severe decline and a British Columbia research scientist says one possible cause might …

Birds

Next Week's Meal Plan: 5 No-Cook Dinners for the Week Ahead

Y'all, July is heating up to a swelter in Georgia right now following a rain-filled June. After a weekend of cooking in the heat, I'm saying no more …

Cooking

Stifado with Beef and Caramelized Onions

This, I hasten to say, is my personal version of stifado, to which several of my Greek friends gently object. For one thing, I brown the beef first …

Research Shows That This Fruit Is the Next Best Thing to Melatonin

We're typically told what <i>not</i> to eat before bed—most experts agree that snacking right before turning in can disrupt our digestion and stimulate our …

Sleep

7 Easy Recipes for Homemade Condiments

More often than not, store-bought condiments are packed with insane amounts of sugar and ingredients we can't pronounce. And while it's certainly …

Bloody, meatless Impossible Burger will soon be easier to find

The so-called Impossible Burger debuted last year, but it's still pretty difficult to get you hands on one. Although it looks, smells and even bleeds like the real thing, the burger's patty contains no beef, but rather "meat" that's made from plant proteins. Unfortunately, you can only get one at …

Samsung's Shiny New Chromebook Pro Is A Macbook Killer

Google Chromebooks have come a long way since they first debuted in 2011. Partnering with PC-makers like Samsung, Dell and Acer, Google has succeeded in make powerful little machines that can meet almost all of your computing needs. Its latest Chromebook, however, rises above the the rest as a …

Consumer Tech

Reminder: Pay What You Want Learn to Code 2017 Bundle

Just a quick reminder four our readers about our Pay What You Want Learn to Code 2017 Bundle in the Geeky Gadgets Deals store.<p>You decide exactly how …

Programming

The best Android security apps to keep your phone and tablet safe

Android has had some exciting new additions to its device line-up this year. From Google's new Pixel phones to Kodak's first move into the smartphone …

Information Systems

Want to Perform at a Higher Level Without Doing More Work? Science Says Try This 1 Thing.

Get more done in less time.<p>Running a business can feel like a never-ending battle. You're constantly fighting and putting out fires. Crazy demands are made on your time, mind and stamina. It's not easy, and to succeed, you need to find your competitive edge.<p>Spare time is in short supply, so you …

Spend 48 Hours With HTML, CSS, & JavaScript to Become an In-Demand Front End Engineer

<b>Complete Guide to Front-End Web Development & Design</b><p>Learn Primary Web Programming Languages & Watch Your Job Prospects & Income Soar<p>The information …

JavaScript

My Writing Life: Winning the Kobo Emerging Writer Prize 2016

<b>by Nicola R. White</b>As a self-published author, many literary contests are not open to me, so when I first heard of the Kobo Emerging Writer Prize, I …

Creative Writing

According To Science This Is The One Exercise You Need To Burn Belly Fat

Whether you are a every-day-gym-bunny or a once-a-week-wonder, you will know that there are some areas that are harder to tone and shift weight from …

Exercise

This Inchworm Chair Will Make You Feel Like You’re Being Cuddled

We want one.<p>Not since the invention of the Snuggie has the lounging game been upped so much. Meet the "Inchworm"—a chair that has been invented to literally cradle you in comfort.<p>As <i>Refinery 29</i> reports, it was designed by Alexandra Knyazevoy, a student of Furniture Design at Stroganov Moscow State …

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This device can literally pull clean drinking water out of thin air

The presence of that vapor becomes especially apparent in the summer, when droplets collect on glasses of ice water and air conditioning units drip onto unsuspecting passersby.<p>An Israeli company called Water-Gen does not think of that condensation as a byproduct; instead, it has built machines …

South-east Asia

LitMag: $1,000 for Short Stories & $250 for Poetry

LitMag, a new magazine of creative writing, is currently seeking submissions of nonfiction, fiction, and poetry. They pay $1,000 for fiction and …

Creative Writing

Practical Ed Tech Tip of the Week – Create Comic Stories in Pixton

For years I’ve advocated for using comics as a way to get students engaged in the writing process. To many students, creating a comic seems a lot …

Education Technology

Take One Tablespoon Of This Before Bed And You Will Never Wake Up Tired Again!

Insomnia is a worldwide issue, and numerous people every single night struggle to fall asleep and get the proper rest their body needs.<p>Due to this, …

Boston-Based Startup Simplifies Music Production

The music industry is a notoriously tough one to crack. With scores of musicians vying for recording contracts at labels such as Sony Music, the environment is intensely competitive. While it may seem like anyone equipped with a smartphone, a voice and a social media presence can become a star, the …

The Man Booker Prize For Fiction Shortlist Has Been Announced

The authors shortlisted for the 2016 Man Booker Prize for Fiction, one of the most prestigious literary honors in the English-speaking world, have …