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The History of the Manicure

<b>1. The Ancient Babylonian's Good as Gold Manicure, 3500 B.C. - 1781 B.C.</b>:Ancient Babylonian men manicured and colored their nails using kohl, with different colors representing different classes. The upper echelons wore black while the lower classes wore green. They also created the world's first,</i> …

5 ways bicycling can make or save you money

Slide 1 of 7<p>More Americans are biking to work than before, according to the Census Bureau, led by residents in Portland, Ore., and Minneapolis, …

Amazon's Warehouse Expansion Goes Unabated As A Means To Unchallenged Dominance

If you build it, they will (continue to) come. That’s what Amazon’s betting.<p>Amid the encroachment of competitors from eBay to Walmart, Amazon is forging ahead with the rollout of distribution centers to tighten its grip on consumers as the nation’s e-commerce leader — and the fastest product …

Advocates Say Female Genital Mutilation Is On Rise In U.S., Call On Government To Act

Available reports make it seem as though the practice of female genital mutilation (FGM) is happening only in far-off places -- like rural parts of Africa and the Middle East. But the brutal tradition is actually growing right here in America, and advocates are pushing for more updated research to …

Soaring energy and housing costs force poorest homes to turn to food banks

The poorest households spend 40% of their income on housing, food and fuel, a huge increase on a decade ago, according to research uncovered by an all-party parliamentary inquiry into hunger and food poverty.<p>The evidence suggests that while the cost of living crisis has hurt every socio-economic …

Sleek Cut Paper Illustrations Will Bring Out The Minimalist In You

Whether your artistic inclinations lead toward fine arts or arts and crafts, we expect you'll get quite a thrill from artist Eiko Ojala's cut paper illustrations.<p>The Estonian illustrator, graphic designer and art director has established a unique artistic method unlike any other, fusing digital …

This Guy Makes Millions Playing Video Games on YouTube

What?!<p>The YouTube personality with the most subscribers isn’t Justin Bieber (8 million) or Rihanna (12.5 million). That honor goes to a 24-year-old Swede named Felix Kjellberg, better known by his YouTube handle, PewDiePie.<p>PewDiePie doesn’t sing or dance, no. PewDiePie has made his name—and a …

Oops! Apple revealed confidential deal with Nokia while seeking damages from Samsung for the same thing

<i>FOSS Patents</i> discovered that while Apple was asking a court to sanction Samsung for using confidential information about a patent deal between the Cupertino company and Nokia, Apple inadvertently made the very same information public.<p>As part of a patent dispute between Apple and Samsung, Apple was …

This iPhone 6c Concept Is One We’d Buy In A Heartbeat

We drooled over Dutch designer Joseph Farahi’s iPhone Air concept last month, and now Farahi is back with a beautiful concept for Apple’s next generation iPhone 6c.<p>According to Farahi’s concept, the next iteration of Apple’s “affordable” iPhone model would come with a 4.7 inch Retina Display, and …

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By The Time Your Car Goes Driverless, You Won't Know The Difference

If you've heard about autonomous vehicles — cars that drive themselves — you probably associate them with Google, which is working onfully autonomous vehicles that will drive us to and fro while we're safely texting on our Android phones.<p>Not to be outdone by a tech company, the traditional …

This App Can Help You Read Up to 1,000 Words a Minute

Who says the Internet is making us less effective readers? Spritz, a new app that’s being released on Samsung devices, is devoted to turning you into …

Americans use twice as much water as they think they do, study says

Americans use twice the amount of water they think they do, and appear to be particularly oblivious about how much H2O they flush down the toilet on a daily basis, according to new research.<p>In a paper published online Monday in the journal PNAS, a researcher concluded that Americans underestimated …

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Fried Sweet Dough

Frikkadelle an Afrikaner dish of meatballs

Nigerian Pepper Water Stew Recipe

Lightly Sweetened Cocoa Tea Biscuits

Old Fashioned Tomato Fig Chutney

Ghanaian Catfish Stewed With Tomatoes