Michael Rinebold

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Ocean Elements bringing foiling alive at the RYA Dinghy Show

by Emma Trueman, Ocean Elements 28 Feb 17:00 GMT 3-4 March 2018, stand B18<p>Ocean Elements now offers RS Aeros adapted for use with glide-free foils © …

Slim And Modern Shower Drain Systems For The Minimalist In You

Beauty lies in the details and that applies to everything, even something as insignificant as a shower drain. Actually, nothing is completely …

Setting sail with the 'Airbnb of the seas'

<b>(CNN) —</b> Ever wanted to go on a sailing holiday but don't know your port from your starboard?<p>Thanks to the digital sharing economy, that dream is now only a few taps away on your smart phone, tablet or computer.<p>Take Click&Boat, the European online boat rental company with more than 150,000 members …

Sailing

Team New Zealand designer 'a bit nuts' as radical new boat is rated

EMIRATESTEAMNZ/YouTube<p>Team NZ reveal a foiling monohull concept design for the 2021 America's Cup.<p>One of the main brains behind Team New Zealand's …

3 things to know about this proposed $2 billion marijuana merger

The marijuana industry is growing like a weed, and investors have certainly taken note. Over the trailing year, a majority of pot stocks in excess of a $200 million market cap have doubled in value, or perhaps headed even higher.<p>Behind this rally, and beneath steady double-digit sales growth for …

Cannabis

These Three Kings of Cannabis are Going Into Business Together

It's being called ‘the largest global cannabis partnership to date.’<p>Two of legal marijuana’s largest corporations are joining forces with a legendary …

Cannabis

PERENNIAL GARDEN BULBS FOR CENTRAL TEXAS by Cynthia W. Mueller

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Paint Your Bathroom This Color and Your Home Could Be Worth $5,000 More

Selling your home? Pick up a paint brush<p>The conventional wisdom says that houses sell better when they’re adorned with neutral colors like white, …

Alaska Grow Bucket Kits

The Future of Foiling

● Twenty-five years ago, during my annual lecture tour, I made a few outrageous predictions about innovations in sailing. When I reflect on that list …

Sailing

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How to Build a Chicken Coop

Best colourful summer annuals to grow from seed

Gardening is a magical affair - and the most astonishing thing of all is taking a small paper packet of seeds, some compost, a splash of water and then watching them grow.<p>The founder of Chiltern Seeds, Douglas Bowden, was a fanatical seed sower and his daughers, Heather Leedham and Sally Redhead, …

Gardening

Plants that attract bees - pollinator garden

1 Catmint<p>Courtesy of Proven Winners<p>Bees, butterflies and hummingbirds flock to the spikes of lavender flowers on this sturdy perennial that survives …

Amazon opens up the voice control technology behind Alexa

Software and app developers can now use the technology that powers Amazon's Alexa assistant to add voice control to their creations. Amazon has opened up the service called "Lex" in what <i>Reuters</i> describes as a move to become the top player in voice-controlled computing. According to Werner Vogels, …

The Matrix Voice is an Alexa for your Raspberry Pi

Matrix Labs just completed a successful crowdfunding campaign for what amounts to an AI voice recognition system for the Raspberry Pi which allows you, a mere mortal, to make your own Alexa in your basement. Created by Rodolfo Saccoman and Brian Sanchez their first board, the Creator, fits right on …

Salesforce's chief diplomat on what it's like being BFFs with Amazon's $12 billion cloud

There are two big things to note with the launch of AWS Connect.<p>First, it's just another example of how aggressive Amazon can be when it breaks into new markets. There are lots of call center software companies out there, some of which require expensive switchboard hardware to get started. AWS …

Amazon Wants to Help Customers Support Their Customers

Amazon Web Services is making the software it uses to support customers available to businesses to use as their own call center infrastructure. The …

How to cook with turmeric, and why you should be doing more of it

If you've ever eaten curry, and really who hasn't, you've tasted turmeric. Turmeric is the spice that gives curry pastes and powders that vibrant golden hue. Long popular in India, the Middle East, Southeast Asia and North Africa, these days turmeric is having a golden moment. Maybe you've seen …

Turmeric

No. 1 overall recruit Najee Harris arrives at Alabama

West running back Najee Harris (2) runs the ball during U.S. Army All-American Bowl (Photo: Soobum Im, USA TODAY Sports)<p>Najee Harris, the nation’s …

College Football

7 Albums Every Man Should Own On Vinyl

We generally try to steer clear of alarmism. The Internet has enough of that. But we’re going to make an exception right now and drop some …

Plant These Edibles Once and Eat Them Forever

Perennial Foods<p>Edible Perennials That Will Bear Year After Year<p>Updated September 09, 2016<p>Want to enjoy home-grown food year after year without having …

Gardening

How I Built A Successful Startup In The Middle Of Nowhere

It can be done–even in Utica, New York.<p>Location, location, location. It’s an old mantra of traditional marketers and a reason why so many startups all cluster in the same place. For many of those in the San Francisco Bay Area or New York City, location really is everything. The connections and …

Some Trump loyalists warn against Romney as secretary of state

'I’m still very unhappy that Mitt did everything he could to derail Donald Trump,' Huckabee said.<p>Some of Donald Trump’s allies are steering him away from tapping one of his fiercest critics to lead his State Department.<p>Former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee and former House Speaker Newt Gingrich on …

Donald Trump

How a robot could be grandma’s new carer

Sitting in a studio in Kensington, London, the designer Sebastian Conran walks me through a worst-case scenario. “Basically, what it’s looking for is a break in routine,” he explains, pointing to a drawing of an elderly woman, collapsed on the floor of her home. “There’s an event. The e-sensor in …

Robotics

Robotic Farming, Aussie Style

Australian roboticists from the Queensland University of Technology have developed a prototype agricultural robot that uses machine vision to …