Sandra Colato

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Royal Wedding Cake: Floral Flavors from an American Baker, at Violet Cakes

Here’s what we know so far about the royal wedding cake that Claire Ptak, California native and proprietor of Violet Cakes in London, is baking to …

Dessert

These 3 Plants Produce Oxygen In Your Room Every Night, Here’s Why You Must Have Them In Your Bedroom

Generally, people love plants, and we have them in our homes, offices and garden as a décor. Namely, plants as well as the trees are thought to be …

Carbon Dioxide

Want To Have The Best Tomatoes? Put These Things In The Holes Before Planting Them

When dealing with gardening and planting all of those fruits and veggies, the greatest satisfaction of every gardener is to see the final outcome or …

Gardening

DIY (Do-It-Yourself) Bean Teepee Garden Supports

Are you one of those that make a continual effort to maximize their narrow patio?<p>Do not worry because even tiny spaces in your new or old home can be …

Gardening

The innovation turning desert sand into farmland

<b>Faisal Mohammed Al Shimmari farms in some of the most extreme conditions in the world, at Al Ain, an oasis in the United Arab Emirates desert, where temperatures can reach 50C.</b><p>"It's expensive as we have to buy water regularly to irrigate these plants," he says.<p>Farmers have to use tankers to bring …

Particles

My Company Grew 800 Percent in a Year After I Made This Mindset Shift Grow

The surprising thing about being grateful for what you have is how much more you end up getting.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>When it comes to rapid growth, there are lots of strategies you can implement. But what if I told you that the strategy responsible for …

Customers

The 3 Best Reasons to Rent Your Home Instead of Buying

Not all of them are financial.<p>One of the most contentious issues in personal finance is whether it's smarter to buy a home or to rent. Those who …

Real Estate

Want More Luck? Science Says Do These 3 Things Every Day

Luck isn't just chance but an alchemy of courage, focus and a willingness to experiment. Here's how to make it a strength.<p>What is it that enables entrepreneurs like Elon Musk, Sergey Brin and Arianna Huffington to make their own luck?<p>Entrepreneurs who feel lucky report higher levels of motivation …

Stanford University

Los mejores documentales sobre músicos

Nina Simone, Avicii, Lady Gaga, Tino Casal... Hay para todos y para todos los gustos.<p>El género se suele llamar 'rockumental'; es decir, documentales sobre rockeros. Pero en esta selección de imprescindibles, hay mucho más: hay pop, sones cubanos, folk, flamenco y jazz. Son la banda sonora de …

El motivo que pudo contribuir a la extinción de los neandertales y a que los Homo sapiens sobrevivieran

Si eran físicamente robustos y tenían capacidades intelectuales y de organización tan avanzadas… ¿por qué se extinguieron los neandertales?<p>Su rápida desaparición hace unos 40.000 años <b>es uno de los grandes misterios de la paleontología.</b><p>Son muchos los estudios que han apuntado a posibles causas de su …

Make Your Garden Private With These Lovely Plant Ideas

Whether you love or hate your neighbors, you most certainly need space for your own adventures with your family that you do not want to share with …

Landscaping

15 Beautiful Perennials That Grow In The Shade

In almost every garden, you will find at least one area that lies in the shade. It could be under a beautiful tree in a very prominent part of the …

Flowers

34 Writing Contests in May 2018 — No entry fees

There are nearly three dozen free writing contests in May, some with substantial prizes.As always, these contests cover every genre, form and style, …

Creative Writing

As a Marketer, You Cannot Afford to Ignore Instagram (But Not for the Reason You Think)

Among All the Social Platforms, Instagram Might be the Most Important for your Brand<p>Before we jump in to the discussion on whether or not your company should be paying attention to Instagram, or more specifically, whether you, as a marketer, should be spending time and resources on Instagram, let's …

Marketing

100-Strong Cluster of Unknown Octopus Species and Eggs Baffles Scientists

"When I first saw the photos, I was like, 'No, they shouldn't be there!''<p>When scientists set out in subsea vehicles to explore the Dorado Outcrop, …

The Best Pastries in Paris, According to Top Chefs

It’s been the world’s favorite destination for luscious baked goods since forever. Now the French capital is outperforming even itself.<p>By Kate …

¿Sabes qué son las súper lunas? aquí te lo explicamos

La órbita de la luna alrededor de la Tierra no es un círculo perfecto, más bien se asemeja a una elipse. La razón detrás de que la luna tenga esta …

The Scariest Thing About Facebook Isn't Even How It Treats Your Data

Its power to influence users makes Facebook a tool for "mass population control," and Mark Zuckerberg's utopian goals only increase the danger.<p>Mark Zuckerberg's marathon date with Congress is over. It might as well never have happened.<p>For two days, Facebook's CEO stuck to his bland talking points, …

Science Discovered That Banning Small Talk from Your Conversations Makes You Happier (Try Asking These 13 Questions Instead)

It's time to delete questions like 'what do you do?' and 'where do you live?' from your vocabulary forever.<p>Ever walk into a networking event or cocktail party and all you hear is superficial chit-chat? The small talk is deafening and doesn't evolve into anything substantial. You can hardly stand …

Nonprofits

‘2001: Odisea del espacio’, medio siglo de una obra maestra

En el 50 aniversario de '2001: Odisea del espacio de Stanley Kubrick recordamos por qué se convirtió en la obra referente de ciencia ficción, del …

10 Soil Indicators for Your Vegetable Garden

The fun of gardening can quickly turn to frustration if a row of squash fails or your tomato plants produce no fruit. At some point, even the best …

Overseas and Under Sheets: The 11 Steamiest International Movies on Netflix

Here are the steamiest non-American made movies Netflix has to offer.<p>Photos: IFC Films ; Illustration: Dillen Phelps<p><b>Love</b><br>Gaspar Noe's film may be the …

30 de las películas visualmente más increíbles de la Historia - Cinefilia - Fotogramas

Announcing the New Editor of The Paris Review

The board of The Paris Review Foundation is pleased to announce the appointment of Emily Nemens as editor of <i>The Paris Review</i>. She will be the seventh editor in the sixty-five-year history of <i>The Paris Review</i>.<p>An editor, writer, and illustrator, Ms. Nemens, thirty-four, has been coeditor of <i>The</i> …

How plotting will make you a better writer

I’ll be honest, I’ve never been too keen on plotting. I was always concerned that it would take out the spontaneity of writing, something I truly …

How Can You Tell Someone Is Truly a Bad Boss? Look for 1 Sign That Makes Most Employees Cringe

Research has found that these bad bosses fly below the radar undetected. That also makes them very dangerous.<p>If you keep up with my column, you know that I've covered the topic of bad bosses' impact on organizations for years. Most of what I've found and documented centers around toxic management …

A librarian discovered the secret codes used by elderly library-goers

A librarian has given the Twittersphere an insight into the world of elderly library-goers and their mysterious ways.<p>Twitter user and library-worker …

The Best Foods to Eat for Healthy Skin

Ten delicious ways to clear up your complexion.<p>By now you probably know that whatever is happening on your face—pimples, a deathly pallor etc.—can probably be traced back to your habits of consuming food and drink. (Especially drink.) Yes, cleansing and moisturizing and all that topical fanfare is …

La poderosa y razón por la que gente con poco talento tiene éxito en la vida

¿Por qué lo bueno le ocurre a los mediocres?<p>A menudo somos renuentes a atribuir nuestra buena fortuna solamente a la suerte. Preferimos creer que …

How Women See How Male Authors See Them

On Easter Sunday, the writer and podcaster Whit Reynolds ripped open a Pandora’s box of secondary sex characteristics when she challenged her Twitter followers to “describe yourself like a male author would.” The responses—of which there are now thousands—don’t so much display a unifying theme as a …