Mah-Jabeen Jesani

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This new idea could change recycling in the U.S. forever

By this time next year a major high-tech recycling plant in Baltimore could be sorting 54,000 tons of recycled plastic materials—yogurt cups, milk …

As Seen on The Today Show: Common Household Cleaning Myths

starthidemobile<p>endhidemobile<p>Spring cleaning season is upon us! And if you’re thinking about doing a full house (hehe!) cleaning session, you might be interested in trying a few natural home remedies before picking up chemical-infused products from the store. But don’t believe everything you hear — …

Redesigned Consumer Packaging Disappears To Eliminate Waste

For his masters thesis, recent Pratt Institute graduate Aaron Mickelson redesigned mainstream consumer packaging to eliminate waste. How? By creating …

Thai Green Chicken Curry That’s Big On Flavor

Thai basil, Thai chillies, and Kaffir lime leaves give an authentic punch to this green chicken curry. Once you’ve gathered these ingredients, the dish is way easy to make.<p>WHAT YOU’LL NEED<p>Read More<p>coconut milk ( 14 oz )<br>• green curry paste ( 2-3 tbs )<br>• chicken ( 1 pound )<br>• frozen peas ( 1/2 cup )<br>• thai …

Can You Believe This Water Bottle is Made From a Plant?

Ready for some frightening math? Last year, over 250 billion plastic bottles of water were sold — 200 billion of those ended up in landfills, rivers and oceans. Gulp.<p>It’s easy to think we’re doing good when we check “recycling” off our chore list with Mother Earth, but since not all of the bottles …

Cheesy Chicken Meatballs Recipe

"I have abandoned fatty ground beef in favor of healthier options such as ground chicken and turkey. I can ensure with the perfect additions, these …

14 Ways to Repurpose Those Beautiful Buds

Valentine’s Day is right around the corner which means beautiful bouquets of flowers and chocolates. Now we know what happens to the chocolates… they get eaten right away. But what about those beautiful buds? Well lucky for you, we’ve scoured the web for some great ways to repurpose those dried …

13 Succulent Winter Roasts for Maximum Coziness

In the game of comfort food, it’s just unfair when a roasted meat enters the picture. Gravy-soaked roast beef is the flannel pajamas of food. Tender leg of lamb with mint chutney is the crackling fireplace (or yule log on TV). And herb-stuffed poultry and caramelized carrots are right up there with …

Diet Shmiet: 30 Easy Ways to Detox

We’re just going to come out and say it: Diets are overrated. Sometimes, all you need is a healthy jolt to your system — one that cleanses, purifies, and can boost your metabolism. To get you started, we found 30 detoxifying recipes guaranteed to rid your body of the bad stuff. So incorporate these …

15 of Your Must-Read Books

Last week, we asked you to share the books you just couldn’t put down this summer, and we were flooded with submissions. If you’re looking to round out your fall reading list, here’s where to start. From some fantastic fiction to the more serious non-fiction reads, you guys can’t seem to get enough …

Turn Any Yard of Fabric into a Chic Beach Wrap

Now that you’ve picked out your perfect grill, it’s time to get yourself to the beach! When we saw this wrap in the latest Victoria’s Secret catalog we knew we had to make it, and we knew we could make it rock. Head to a fabric store or grab a scarf you never wear, and get ready to wrap it</b> …

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The dark side of Abu Dhabi's cultural revolution – video

As Abu Dhabi gets a multibillion-pound cultural facelift, many of the migrant workers from Bangladesh and Pakistan complain of appalling conditions after paying large fees to agents, an Observer investigation has found. Glenn Carrick visits Abu Dhabi's exclusive Saadiyat island, where the …

Meet the Masons: 30 Jar-Inspired Gift Ideas

Our love of Mason Jars is certainly no secret! To see our ode to these practical household items just pop on over to 10 Creative Gifts that Come in a Jar or 100 Clever Ways to Repurpose Mason Jars. Today’s list has all sorts of jar gifts, some come in jars, others are made in jars, and a few are …

15 DIY Ways to Store Your Makeup

Rad: you found your stocking stuffed with makeup, brushes, and nail polish on Christmas morning! Bad: now you’re completely out of beauty storage space. Don’t even think of resorting to stowing your stash from Santa in a zip-top plastic bag (eek!)—there are so many DIY options that take only an …

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An Analysis of the Effects of Weighting by Education

[Ottawa – October 31, 2013] Over the last few days, a handful of pundits have meticulously reviewed the results to our latest poll and have raised …

Flying car technology is turning a dream into reality

<b>In 1940 Henry Ford famously said: "Mark my word: A combination airplane and motorcar is coming. You may smile, but it will come."</b><p>Just nine years later Moulton Taylor had designed and flown his Aerocar, proving the viability of Ford's fantastical concept.<p>But only three models were ever built, and …

Dead dictators now venerated in their homelands

He was one of Africa's most corrupt and brutal dictators. He ruled Congo for 32 years, stole billions of dollars, tortured and killed his enemies, called himself the "Messiah" of his nation, lived in palaces as his people starved, and presided over the destruction of Congo's economy.<p>Mobutu Sese …

A Portable Bluetooth Speaker That’d Look At Home On “Mad Men”

“The last 25 years of consumer electronics have been mostly dominated by a design aesthetic I think you could classify as futuristic or techie,” says Adam Schwartz, cofounder of the company Otis & Eleanor. “Just because you’re working in new technology doesn’t mean your design has to look like a …

The Energy Fix: How To Clean Up Fracking's Bad Rep

If fossil fuels are to remain a large part of the nation’s energy mix, engineers need to reduce their environmental impacts.<p>Hydraulic fracturing and horizontal drilling have opened up huge reservoirs of oil and gas across the U.S. The Energy Information Administration predicts that production of …

Charming Cabin Built for $500 with Repurposed Windows

Located in the mountains of West Virginia, photographer Nick Olson and designer Lilah Horwitz have built their own enchanting retreat made out of discarded windows. The towering home away from home boasts a creative facade made of windows of varying sizes, giving it an artistic flair that is both …

What your Instagrams and selfies reveal about you

Our lives wobble on, three-wheeled. We eat, we sleep, we chat, we eat. But all the time, there's a second plotline, unravelling on our phones. My friends preface any conversation about these stories with a brow-raised phrase: "Meanwhile, on Instagram…" These are the DVD extras to the box set of …