Cynthia Ann Briggs-Paulson

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SkyGreens Vertical Farm - A compact solution to low-impact food production.

World’s first low carbon hydraulic water-driven, tropical vegetable urban vertical farm, using green urban solutions to achieve enhanced green …

Ina Garten's Balsamic Roasted Beef Recipe

Ina flavors this easy roasted beef filet with Dijon mustard and aged balsamic vinegar. It's one of the many scrumptious recipes from her newest cookbook, How Easy Is That?<p><b>Serves 5 to 6</b><p>"My friend Brent Newsom is the best caterer in the Hamptons — which is saying something! He makes a dish like this …

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Tongue Rolling and 5 Other Oversimplified Genetic Traits

Can you roll your tongue? If so, you’re part of the majority. Between 65 and 81 percent of people on Earth have this strange and seemingly arbitrary …

Ryan Giroux, suspect in Arizona shooting rampage, has long criminal history

Ryan Giroux, accused of gunning a bloody swath through a Phoenix suburb Wednesday, shooting six people and killing one, is an ex-convict who had most recently spent more than seven years in prison for attempted assault, police said.<p>The 41-year-old suspect was released from an Arizona prison in …

DIY Concrete Kitchen Countertops: A Step-by-Step Tutorial

Concrete countertops are on-trend right now, for many people even replacing the granite that was the elite countertop material of choice for the last …

The 11 Paint Colors That Will Be Hot Next

The most popular paint colors now.<p>We went straight to the source — the paint companies — to find out what's happening now. Find out the popular paint color trends before anyone else does.

Unleash Your Inner Baking Ninja with These 5 Pie Recipes

Are you a pie ninja? Do you want to be? These challenging pie recipes are also our most rewarding.<p><b>The most challenging recipes</b> are also the most rewarding—and these intricate pies and tarts are no exception. Embrace your inner pie ninja and show these desserts who's boss.<p>This Caramelized Garlic, …

DIY Japanese Bookbinding With Embroidered Covers

Have you spun a tale that’s ready for DIY publishing? Then go ahead and thread your needle and stitch your story into a beautiful book, like these elegant examples of Japanese bookbinding with embroidered covers by Anne of Flax & Twine.<p>I find the design of the binding simply charming against the …

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Hypnotizing Sculptures Are Like Real Life Optical Illusions

Since she graduated in 2008 from the Royal Academy of Fine Art in the Hague, Jennifer Townley has been creating kinetic sculptures. Two of these amazing pieces are featured below.<p>The first sculpture, “Asinas,” was built in 2015. Looking at the video, it’s difficult to see where it starts and where …

Use the Microwave to Dry Your Herbs for Long-Lasting Intense Flavor

Like oysters and princes, herbs are nearly always at their best when they're fresh. But we've all been there: you buy a bunch of parsley from the supermarket for those two tablespoons of garnish that you need, a week goes by, and you suddenly find yourself with a whole lot of fresh parsley that's …

The Ancient Art of the Celtic People (PHOTOS)

HISTORY<p>St. Patrick's Day may be all about Celtic pride, but the history of the Celts is far richer, older, and more significant than just …

Crafty Garden: Use Spoons to Make a Rain Chain

Rain chains are a lovely and useful addition to gutters or gardens, where they can be used in place of downspouts or as stand-alone tools to help you direct the flow of rainwater.<p>Whether you’re connecting them to your gutters or placing them above water collection barrels or water-loving spots in …

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Fat-Free Slow Cooker Dal • Holy Cow! Vegan Recipes

Soak the lentils in enough water to cover them by an inch.<p>Put the crockpot on a high setting and once it is quite hot add the onions, garlic and …

Create a Custom Weight Loss Meal Plan in Four Steps

Eating healthy at home is easy...if you have a nutritionist and chef on hand (not named Boyardee). In reality, figuring out what to eat and when can …

Adults Only Irish Cream Fudge

Irish cream fudge is perfect for St. Patrick's Day. An after-dinner treat that's just for grown-ups!<p>Sometimes as a parent, I need to stop worrying about what my kids want to eat, and create delicious treats for my husband and I. Treats that include booze, of course!<p>I love ending a day with a decaf …

How I conquered my anxiety — with a vitamin

Raw Chocolate Mousse - Healthy Recipe, Ellary's Greens in NYC

I've had all sorts of "healthy" chocolate mousse, and they're not all created equal. Coconut-oil-based recipes are delicious but have way too much saturated fat for my liking. Avocado-based recipes (while satisfyingly creamy) often tasted way too much of avocado and not enough of chocolate. But …

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Guinness Cupcakes with Toasted Beer Marshmallow Meringue

Hello, hello! It's Monday so I think we should have a cupcake (maybe two) - or at least plan to enjoy one of these tomorrow on St. Patrick's Day. I …

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7 Unexpected Ways to Cook with Tea, from Pasta to Pudding

Tea isn't just for drinking—check out these creative ideas for cooking with it, too.<p>We love a good, hot mug of matcha, tisane, or Darjeeling, but lately we've been thinking about ways to get a little more creative with tea. Our favorite teas are fast becoming one of our favorite ways to add grassy, …

12 Cheerful Home Accessories to Welcome Spring

Reuben Cupcakes with Guinness Dipping Sauce

These savory cupcakes are perfect St. Patrick's Day nom, wrapped up in a crunchy wonton shell.<p>Savory cupcakes and sweet, boozy dipping sauce for the …

Persian-inspired eggs with dates and chilli recipe

Softly scrambled eggs with cumin-infused onion, a touch of chilli and chopped dates<p>This is my take on the dish I enjoyed at <b>Sally Butcher's Persepolis cafe</b>. She serves it with flatbread for breakfast, but I have added some greens and onions to make it into a more substantial lunch</b> …

These urban farmers want to feed the whole neighborhood — for free

The Beacon Food Forest is giving away dozens of strawberry plants. For free.<p>It’s a drizzly, chilly, gray Saturday, typical of January in Seattle. In …

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