Tess Szymanski

487 Flips | 33 Magazines | 9 Likes | 6 Following | 5 Followers | @bootstraptess | Lover of nature, photography, music & being behind the wheel. Ambitious to learn skydiving & mosaic art

Elijah Doughty: Kalgoorlie leaders call for change after teenager's death

Aboriginal elders are calling for change to improve the outlook for their young people in the wake of violent protests over the death of 14-year-old …

Crime

17 head-turning ideas for your front garden

It's easy to get caught up in planning a grand landscaping design for your back garden, while totally forgetting about the front of your house. We're …

9 fab homes with giant pivoting doors

Never too big?<p>In designing a modern home, there’s perhaps no easier way to make a statement than incorporating some larger-than-life pivoting doors. We’ve seen plenty examples crop up lately—many rendered in glass, so that the doors also become windows and walls, and others in wood, stone, or steel.<p>…

8 Simple Remedies That Make Your Home Bug-FREE Without Chemicals

As much as we love summer, there is one aspect of it we most certainly don’t like – the bugs and insects that come along with it. They’re annoying, …

How to Watch the Year’s Most Spectacular Meteor Shower

The annual Perseids meteor shower is in exceptional form this year thanks to Jupiter’s gravity pushing even more comet debris than usual towards …

Perseids

Michael Phelps has won his 19th Olympic gold medal

The 31-year-old, making his first competitive appearance in the pool at his fifth Games after sitting out the heats, now has an unprecedented 23 medals with two silvers and two bronzes filling out his tally.<p>London 2012 champions France took the silver medal and Australia the bronze.<p>With baby son …

Swimming

Why do we wake up stiff in the mornings? Scientists discover the answer

Scientists have discovered why we wake up stiff in the morning - because our body's natural ibuprofen has not kicked in yet.<p>Researchers revealed the reason our limbs can feel rigid and achy when we rise is because the body's biological clock suppresses anti-inflammatory proteins during sleep.<p>When …

Gorgeous Photographs of the Milky Way in Bolivia

When he visited Bolivia and more precisely the Salar de Uyuni, which is the largest salt desert in the world, the photographer Daniel Kordan had the …

Bolivia

11 Cherry Recipes That Basically Scream Summer

If you've been to the supermarket lately, chances are you've noticed a lot more of one gorgeous Summer favorite: cherries! That's because the deliciously stemmed and bite-size fruit is in season, which means it's time to start eating <i>more</i> of them.<p>Whether you plan to devour a handful in one serving …

Trying to lose weight? 10 tasty foods you’ll like and can eat guilt-free

If you’re dreaming about cheeseburgers and fries while trying to lose weight, you’re dieting all wrong, a new study suggests.<p>Story continues …

Cherry chocolate cream cake and clafoutis recipe | Baking the seasons

Inside every stubborn cherry stone lies a hidden gem that imparts an incredible almond flavour to your bakes. Cherry season is fleetingly brief, so get cracking with this elegant clafoutis and a towering chocolate gateau<p>Cherries are, for me, the most exciting of all the stone fruits. Their season …

Is This The Biggest Great White Shark Ever Filmed?

A diver recently captured footage of what he claims is a 20-foot (6-meter) long great white shark dubbed Deep Blue.<p>Deep Blue (The biggest shark ever filmed) second partAnother DEEP BLUE VIDEO!!!!(Please read below about our fundraising campaign)Otro video de DEEP BLUE!!!!(Por favor lean el enlace …

100 Christmas Cocktail and Drink Recipes to Get You in the Holiday Spirit

Maybe just half a drink more...<p>It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas, and that means presents, sweets, parties, and most importantly, holiday booze. If you're already feeling eggnog'd out just thinking about the holidays, try one of these 100 cocktails we've gathered—from hot buttery rum …

Researchers Unearth Shocking Hunter-Gatherer Massacre Scene

The findings challenge our understanding of the roots of conflict.<p>The area surrounding Lake Turkana in Kenya was lush and fertile 10,000 years ago, with thousands of animals – including elephants, giraffes and zebras – roaming around alongside groups of hunter gatherers. But it also had a dark …

What you need to know about the Saudi Arabia and Iran feud

In the past several days, Saudi Arabia executed a prominent Shia cleric. Iranians then stormed and burned a Saudi embassy and consulate. Saudi Arabia …

The Best of Ocho Rios, Negril, Port Antonio, Treasure Beach, and Kingston

For years, travelers to Jamaica largely fell into two categories: couples and honeymooners confined to their all-inclusive resorts or cruise-boat tourists, unloading at Montego Bay or Ocho Rios to spend a few hours browsing a coffee plantation or two. But now intrepid out-of-towners are looking …

Sorry, Not Sorry - Rookie

Illustration by Isabel Ryan.<p>In the last few hours of 2015, I went through the versions of myself that I wanted to leave in that year—keeping the …

Alexander Litvinenko: Profile of murdered Russian spy

<b>A public inquiry into the killing of former Russian spy Alexander Litvinenko has concluded that President Putin probably approved his assassination. But who was he and why did his death cause such controversy?</b><p>Former spy Alexander Litvinenko was killed in November 2006, leading to a clouding of …

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Eve of Launch: 2016 Goals Vital to Commercial Crew Success

NASA and its commercial partners, Boeing and SpaceX, are on the verge of returning America's ability to launch astronauts from its own shores. …

Jack the Ripper "solved": DNA evidence ends the 126-year-old mystery

The author of a new book says he he has "definitely, categorically and absolutely" uncovered the identity of Jack the Ripper. While we've heard this …

ScienceCasts: Historic Vegetable Moment on the Space Station

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Cheese Cornbread Muffins Recipe

• Heat the oven to 400 F (200 C/Gas 6). Grease a muffin tin or spray with baking spray.<br>• In a medium mixing bowl combine the flour, baking powder, table …

Breakfast

Cheese Biscuits

<i>Low carb breakfast seems to be the most difficult meal of the day on lchf diet. Fry up is nice, but after a while I get bored of sausages and eggs.</i> <i>I</i> …

Breakfast

Texas Executes Man For 2001 Murder

Lawyers for Richard Masterson, convicted of strangling a man to death, said he is innocent and that the victim died of a heart attack.<p><b>ORIGINAL REPORT:</b><p>Texas is scheduled to execute Richard Masterson on Wednesday for the 2001 murder of Darin Honeycutt.<p>Masterson, 42, was convicted and sentenced to …

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The Case of Richard Masterson

<b>50</b> Flares Filament.io <b>50</b> Flares ×<p>While I’ve never published this type of damning report about someone who is about to be executed before, I think this …