Lisa Bankston

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10 fantastic web design tools for July 2018

This month’s roundup of the best web design tools roundup includes a CSS preprocessor that scopes styles to components, and a jobs board that puts …

How to draw a dog

Today I am going to show you how to draw a dog. Even though the skeletons of dogs and cats are quite similar, especially in the simplified version …

Aaptiv is the on-demand fitness app that lets you choose from 2,500 audio-guided classes — Here's how it works

Aaptiv is a fitness app for anyone unwilling or unable to plan their day around a regularly scheduled class, or for someone like me — someone who wants to stay active but doesn't want to be told when, how, or for how long to do it.<p>I used it for a few weeks last year, and only stopped because I …

Apps

Grandma's Banana Bread Recipe Is the Only Recipe You Will Ever Need

Step 1<p>Preheat oven to 350˚F.<p>Step 2<p>Soften 1/4 cup of butter, but try not to melt it all the way! I do this by microwaving the half stick of butter, …

Celebrity Influencer Marketing Is Dead, Report Says--Real Employees And Customers Are Better

While many (including me) have heralded influencer marketing as one of the Holy Grails of effective public relations, a new report from Sprout Social suggests that celebrity influencers are rapidly losing their power.<p>But before you hang up the towel on influencer marketing, consider this novel (and …

Entrepreneurship

15 Veggie Sandwiches That Are Actually Exciting

Even though sandwiches aren't something I usually associate with lots of veggies, it turns out there are kind of a lot of veggie-packed sandwiches …

This is how to be charming: 5 secrets from research

Being charming. Is there a more enviable quality? We’d hate charming people if we didn’t love them so much.<p>I’ve covered how to be sexy and cool but …

How to Convert Your Wall into a Giant Touch Screen

The right paint can add pizazz to your walls—and now it can also make them smarter. Researchers recently converted a wall into an outsize trackpad …

30-year-old leaves parents' home with help from Alex Jones

CAMILLUS, N.Y. (AP) — The 30-year-old man whose eviction from his parents' suburban home drew national attention finally left Friday, hours before a court-ordered deadline, with financial help from right-wing radio host and conspiracy theorist Alex Jones.<p>Michael Rotondo honked and waved to …

Alex Jones

How To Create Weird But Brilliant Food Pairings

How does flavor work, exactly? Why does our tongue like what it likes? James Briscione was the Director of Culinary Research at the Institute of …

Flavors

The history of heredity makes for a fascinating, and chilling, read

<b> She Has Her Mother’s Laugh</b><i><br>Carl Zimmer</i><i><br>Dutton, $30</i>The Elephant Man, novelist Pearl S. Buck and Phoebus, god of the sun, all find their way into …

Black Mirror

Hawaii on 'Red Alert' After Huge Ash Cloud Bursts From Kilauea Volcano

Hawaii issued an aviation red alert Tuesday after the Kilauea volcano spewed a plume of ash into the air, with authorities warning the volcano could …

Geology

Bad with money? Tell me about your mother

This article is reprinted by permission from NerdWallet.<p>When certified financial planner Christina Empedocles leads money workshops, she doesn’t …

A new health startup boldly claims to reverse diabetes without drugs, and Silicon Valley's favorite diet is a big part of it

Sami Inkinen, the founder of the real-estate startup Trulia, recently took an approach to his health that's increasingly common in the Silicon Valley startup world: He got sick, got better, then made it his mission to help other people follow in his footsteps.<p>Inkinen, a 5-foot-11, 183-pound …

How to visit beautiful Thailand ethically including wild elephant spotting, jungle treks and fairytale temples

"Look down there," said our guide. "Through the trees." We gazed down the overgrown path and collectively held our breath. About 600 yards off …

National Parks

New bird-of-paradise has killer dance moves

Ornithologists have classified the Vogelkop superb bird-of-paradise as its own species after recognizing differences in two similar-looking kinds of …

10 Wedding Favors From Etsy We're Loving This Week

We've combed through Etsy to find 10 of our favorite unique wedding favors you can buy now.

Could quantum archaeology make you immortal and bring back your loved ones?

opinion<p>Freelance journalist and editor who co-runs MovieRamblings<p><b>Imagine a world where you can be with the father who you have lost to cancer, or a</b> …

3 Mountain Bike Destinations to Put On Your Bucket List

Climate and geography are just two factors that play a role in finding that next bucket-list ride. Whether you are seeking a muscle-burning climb, an …

Mountain Biking

With views of the Northern lights could this be the worlds most scenic public toilet? -

Rest stops are not a place that you would normally associate with beautiful architecture or design, but Norway’s Ureddplassen will change your mind. …

The Roast Chicken We’re Still Not Over—9 Years Later

Jennifer Hess joined Food52 “back when it was in the beta stage.” Since then, she’s won a recipe contest <b>eight times</b> (short rib chili! linguine with sardines!) and tallied up <i>28</i> community picks. (Go, Jennifer!) Also since then, our website—and Jennifer’s life—both have changed, a lot. She now has two …

Recipes

Things I wish I'd Known Before Traveling to India

From the essentials to pack before travelling to local etiquette, we reveal everything you need to know if you’re planning a trip to …

Box Office: Black Panther remains dominant for fifth week in a row, Tomb Raider unearths second place

Wakanda shows no signs of slowing down at the box office, as <i>Black Panther</i> is on track to make $27 million, according to Box Office Mojo, making it …

The 'Westworld' mobile game is open for pre-registration

Run your own twisted AI theme park from your smartphone.<p>If you've been dying to be a part of the team that runs the unsettling theme park in HBO's <i>Westworld,</i> your wait is almost over. At SXSW today, Warner Brothers Interactive Entertainment announced pre-registration for the mobile game, which will …

Warner Bros

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01 of 11<p>Step Back in Time With a Vintage Embroidery Pattern<p>When you're looking for your next embroidery project, why not look to the past? Vintage …

Vintage

This Glass-bottom Pool in Honolulu Has the Most Breathtaking Views (Video)

Are you brave enough to swim in a pool suspended 80 feet in the air?<p>Anaha, a new 40-story residential building in Honolulu, on Oahu, features …