Heather Willis

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Indian Spices - Glossary of Indian Spices in English and Hindi

<b>Glossary of some commonly used Indian Spices is presented here:</b><p><b>english</b><p><b>hindi</b><p><b>tamil</b><p><b>kannada</b><p><b>marathi</b><p><b>konkani</b><p><b>gujarati</b><p>notes – recipes and uses<p>aniseeds, fennel …

The Heart Tree Tattoo

Jackie Rabbit, an artist in Roanoke, Virginia, made <b>this crisp and striking tattoo</b>. She calls it the "Heart Tree." The blood of the long buried heart …

Garden Ideas: Herb Container Garden

It’s time to start dreaming of summer gardens and fresh herbs! Check out this idea from Bonnie Plants for an edible herb container garden using …

Gardening

Forget The Local Cold: Worldwide, It Was Another Hot January

January will go down in the weather history books as the fourth-warmest on record.<p>That's right.<p>No matter how brutal the winter was in North America, especially the Eastern half, it was balanced by warm temperatures elsewhere on the planet.<p>The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's …

Copy text from web pages with Lightly, then save in Evernote.

article<p>https://blog.evernote.com/blog/2014/02/22/evernote-pick-lightly/<p>Highlight and copy important text from web pages on the iPhone with Lightly, …

Seeking safe havens for biodiversity, as climate changes

Australian researchers say their new technique will help them find sites where populations of organisms can potentially survive, as rainfall …

Ecology

Visualize the sun’s path through Milky Way

Sirius is easy to find. It’s the sky’s brightest star on the sky’s dome. When you look at it, you’re looking backwards along our solar system’s path …

Astronomy

From algae to crude oil in less than an hour

Engineers at the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory have developed a pressure cooker-like technique that can convert algae into biofuel in less …

Biofuel

Still no evidence for blood-type diet

The latest research shows no evidence that tailoring diet to blood type benefits health.<p>Unless something new emerged whilst I wasn’t paying …

Holistic Medicine

Largest asteroid Ceres is venting water vapor into space

This is the first unambiguous detection of water vapor around an object in the asteroid belt.<p>Scientists using the Herschel Space Observatory have …

Astronomy

Asian-Style Dumpling Soup To Keep You Warm This Winter

Photo: Courtesy of America's Test Kitchen.<p><i>America's Test Kitchen — a real, 2,500-square-foot test kitchen just outside of Boston — is home to more</i> …

Beautiful Skull Spurs Debate on Human History

A 1.8-million-year-old skull blends features of a number of early human species.<p><b>A newly discovered skull, some 1.8 million years old, has rekindled debate over the identity of humanity's ancient ancestors. Uncovered at the Dmanisi site in the Caucasus in Georgia, "Skull 5" represents the most</b> …

Oldest Buddhist Shrine Uncovered In Nepal May Push Back the Buddha's Birth Date

Excavations uncover a shrine dating to the sixth century B.C.<p><b>Time to push back the Buddha's birth date a century or so? Archaeologists may have uncovered evidence of the oldest Buddhist shrine yet discovered, dating to around 550 B.C.</b><p><b>Located at Nepal's Lumbini pilgrimage center, the legendary site</b> …

Neanderthal Burials Confirmed as Ancient Ritual

A 50,000-year-old Neanderthal skeleton discovered in a cave in France was intentionally buried.<p><b>A Neanderthal skeleton first unearthed in a cave in southwestern France over a century ago was intentionally buried, according to a new 13-year reanalysis of the site.</b><p><b>Confirming that careful burials</b> …

Did Life on Earth Come From Mars?

Two scientists present new data on great cosmic questions.<p><b>Did life begin on Mars and then travel to Earth for its blossoming?</b><p><b>A long-debated and often-dismissed theory known as "panspermia" got new life in the past week, as two scientists separately proposed that early Earth lacked some chemicals</b> …

As Fashion Week Ends, Pondering the Origins of Clothes

Our prehistoric ancestors didn't go for catwalk shows, but they had fashion sense.<p><b>As Fashion Week winds down in New York, scientists continue their own search for the very latest in ancient fashion—latest meaning oldest. They're asking one seemingly simple question: Who invented clothes anyway?</b><p>As …

Friday’s Big Global Warming Report: 5 Takeaways

Climate scientists express increased confidence of human link to global warming.<p><b>In the last century, the air and the water has warmed, snow and ice has melted, and the seas have risen. The world’s climate scientists already knew that, but they expressed renewed confidence in those troubling trends</b> …

African Elephants Understand Human Gestures

African elephants correctly interpret human pointing cues to find hidden food, without being trained to do so.<p><b>It turns out African elephants really do get the point. New research suggests these gray pachyderms can follow human gestures—like pointing—just as dogs are able to follow when we point to</b> …

Discoverer of the Titanic Is Mapping Underwater America

Robert Ballard's new mission is to map and explore the U.S.'s ocean boundaries.<p><b>Robert Ballard, the National Geographic explorer who found the Titanic, has embarked on a ten-year mission to explore a hidden America—the part of the country that lies beneath the ocean waves.</b><p>Underwater America is …

A 5,300-Year-Old Mummy with Keys to the Future

It’s seven a.m. on a Sunday in Bolzano, Italy, and Albert Zink just told us that we weren’t dressed appropriately. He didn’t say it, actually, but he didn’t have to. It was the look he gave. He was wearing snow shoes and ski pants, looking like he was going to the top of a mountain range. We were …

Mystery of King Tut's Death Solved? Maybe Not

King Tut's chariot crashed and later his mummy burned, says an upcoming TV show.<p><b>King Tutankhamun was just a teenager when he died. For an ancient Egyptian pharaoh, presumably well fed and fiercely protected, this was a premature demise.</b><p>It was also momentous, for his death meant the beginning of the …

Moon Mining Rush Ahead?

A commercial space company wants the U.S. government to give it lunar mining rights.<p><b>The Man Who Sold the Moon? A private space company's chief, Robert Bigelow of Bigelow Aerospace Inc., called for the Federal Aviation Administration to allow property rights for lunar mining, at a Tuesday NASA</b> …

32 Vintage Photos of People Having a Merry Christmas

From a few famous faces to adorable animals and kids under the tree to soldiers in wartime, here's how we've had a Merry Christmas through the …

Christmas Trees

These Awesome Life Hacks Will Make Your Holidays Happier

The holidays are hectic; there's no reason to spend time on drudgery. Thankfully, these ten tips from Grant Thompson, aka the "King of Random," will …

The Best Headphones You Can Buy Under $20

You don’t have to spend a lot of money to get great sound. High end, pricey headphones definitely have their place, but if you know what to look for …

1.34-million-year-old remains of strong, tree-climbing human ancestor

Researchers found a partial skeleton including arm, hand, leg and foot fragments. They say that P. boisei may have been as tall as 4.5 feet tall, …

Is This What Clothes Will Look Like In 2050?

Opening Ceremony designs a capsule collection, inspired by Spike Jonze’s futuristic new movie, Her.<p>The funny thing about films set in the future is how often the costumes reflect fashion trends of the past. <i>Blade Runner</i>’s Rachel has hair from the 1940s and shoulder pads from the 1980s; <i>The Jetsons</i> …

Cassini Spies Mysterious Object Named 'Peggy' at Edge of Saturn's Rings

SAN FRANCISCO — NASA's Cassini spacecraft has spotted an object located right at the edge of Saturn's A ring that is confounding scientists. Its …