Susan Hurst

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11 Easy Tips For Creating A Calm and Peaceful Home

Simple solutions to transform your home into a relaxing retreat.<p>How do you feel when you walk into your home? Happy? Calm? Overwhelmed by your 'to do' list? In today's hectic world, stress is always present, but your home shouldn't contribute to it. "Your home either nurtures and supports you or it …

Dining Rooms

12 Months to a Healthier You: November's Challenge

Expressing gratitude doesn’t require money. It doesn’t require much thought or effort. But it can change our whole outlook on life.<p>I started keeping …

Nine Things You Don't Know About The Gathering Of Your Personal Data

Here are nine things you probably don’t know about the private sector’s collection of personal data:<p>1. In a 1967 address at MIT, Lester Wunderman, seen as the father of direct marketing, foresaw the vast knowledge marketers would one day have about customers.<p>“A computer can know and remember as …

Virgin Galactic space plane's re-entry system activated early, say investigators

Virgin Galactic’s space plane broke apart in mid-air seconds after its re-entry system deployed prematurely in an accident on Friday that killed one of its pilots and left another seriously injured, US crash investigators have said.<p>SpaceShipTwo (SS2) was equipped with a “feathering system” to …

Caring for Our Pets and Ourselves at the End of Their Lives

Posted on November 3, 2014<p>Photo credit: Blair O’Neil<p>If ever you’ve lost a beloved pet, or you are close to losing one, I think this piece will …

Planetary & Space Sciences | School of Physical Sciences

Image: ESA-J.Huart<p>Welcome to the Planetary and Space Sciences Discipline (PSS)<p>Our research covers a wide range of Solar System science and …

‘It was scary, pure scary’, blind man and his guide dog attacked by pit bull

A visually impaired Calgarian is recovering from an attack by an unleashed pit bull that injured both him and his guide dog.<p>It happened last …

‘Malice of Alice’, Photographer Mother & Adopted Nine-Year-Old Model Daughter Bond Through Stunning Cosplay Portraits

<i>Alice Lewis as Marie Antoinette</i><p>Nine-year-old Alice Lewis bonds with her adoptive photographer mother Kelly Lewis by sharing a love of cosplay. After …

9 Lies You Tell Yourself About Organizing

Don't let these common misconceptions derail your decluttering efforts. This article originally appeared on GoodHousekeeping.com.<p><i>Getty Images</i><p>Having trouble staying organized at home? We hate to break it to you, but it might be you (not your stuff) that's the problem. We asked professional …

7 Women Explain What It Feels Like to Hit Your Weight-Loss Goal

Real-life motivation, anyone?<p>The journey toward losing weight inevitably comes with a lot of ups and downs. Some days, you feel like the queen of the gym. Others, you feel like the scale is never going to budge. In case you were doubting your ability to reach your goal—spoiler alert, you can …

Fitness

10 Things In Advertising You Need To Know Today

<b>2. This is the story of Rocket Fuel — the brand pilloried for allegedly serving ads to bots, and its fightback with some artificial intelligence of its own.</b> Rocket Fuel was reported to be the victim of chronic ad fraud last year (allegations it denies), but now the company has built a free tool …

Crock Pot Balsamic Honey Pork - Table For Seven

en_US<p>article<p>Sweet and tangy pork that is perfect for sandwiches and cooked in your crock pot (affiliate link). So, raise your...Read …

Security

Trends, expert analysis, research, news, and how-to's to protect your assets against internal, external, malicious and accidental threats.

With 40 Knots Closing Speed, Offshore Racing Trimaran Runs into Cargo Ship

<i>Sodebo</i>, a 31 meter carbon fiber offshore racing trimaran collided with a cargo ship in the English Channel at 23:30 last night, less than 24 hours …

12 Ways to Tell the Difference Between Being Frugal and Being Cheap

There's a thin line between being frugal and being cheap, but how do we know when we're in danger of crossing it?<p>Being frugal is being resourceful …

What Happens to a Pill After You Pop It?

Patients prefer to swallow drugs in little balls, but their ability to actually deliver drugs has a spotty history.<p>In early October, MIT announced that its researchers, along with those at Massachusetts General Hospital, had created a new type of drug delivery system. This "novel drug capsule" does …

6 Real Planets That Put Science Fiction to Shame

George Lucas dreamed up planets with two suns and cloud cities, and Gene Roddenberry invented dozens of worlds that were all suspiciously similar to …

Astronomy

Food: The hidden goop and gunge in what we eat

Many of our foods contain ingredients that seem like they come from dystopian science fiction, says Veronique Greenwood. Why are they there?<p>In dystopian fiction, future food is often something else in disguise. Normal-looking burgers, cakes, or other foods are secretly moulded algae or vat-protein …

Nothing beats the slow cooker for tender ribs

LivingNov 03, 2014 by Sara MoultonThe Associated Press<p>Many people love the idea of a slow cooker because it seems so simple — open the pot, insert …

Cooking

Eight million rats in New York? Not even close, a new study says

Are there really 8 million rats living among the 8 million humans of New York City?<p>If you find that particular urban myth hard to believe, it seems you may be right. A study published in Significance, a publication of the Royal Statistical Society, finds that the number of rats scurrying around the …

Does Mobile Marketing Actually Work in the Real World?

When you walk into the mobile advertising firm xAd’s headquarters in New York, you'll notice a pair of digital screens showing maps of the United …