Dave Mullen

9 Flips | 2 Magazines | 1 Following | @mullie77 | Keep up with Dave Mullen on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “Dave Mullen”

Top 10 experiences in St Lucia

From the sky, the teardrop-shaped island of St Lucia looks like a precious piece of jewelry dropped in the eastern Caribbean Sea. The mountains are emerald green, the beaches golden and the clear waters sparkle diamond-bright in the hot noon sun.<p>Yet despite its splendor, St Lucia’s remoteness makes …

Caribbean

10 BBQ Meccas to Visit Before You Die

CREDIT: Franklin Barbecue<p>When pitmaster Mack Sevier retired suddenly and closed Uncle John's BBQ in September 2013, you could almost hear the faint, collective whimper of white folks and would-be patrons who never made the pilgrimage to the gritty, no-frills barbecue joint on Chicago's South Side. …

Airbus A350 completes maiden flight, uber-efficient Trent XWB engine shines

With the Paris Air Show scheduled to lift off in earnest on Monday, Airbus is hoping to steal a bit of the limelight. After being conceived in 2004, the A350 finally took the public skies today in France, showcasing a highly-efficient Rolls-Royce XWB engine all the while. The jet is arguably being …

Xbox One: Microsoft defends pre-owned games rules

<b>Microsoft has clarified its position on selling and buying pre-owned titles for its new Xbox One console.</b><p>Confusion arose after it appeared the company would impose a fee for playing pre-owned games, a move that was highly unpopular with gamers.<p>The company has now said in a statement that games can …

15 Sneaky Duct Tape Hacks For Better Health And Fitness

<i>By Laura Newcomer</i><p>There's no doubt about it: Duct tape has adhered itself to American hearts. Invented to help the war effort during World War II, duct tape originally went by the moniker "Duck Tape" because of its ability to repel water. Once the war was over, civilians started using the tape in …

The Key to Family Harmony

Being consistent -- setting limits for your child and sticking to them -- is a proven way to inspire cooperation, kindness, good manners, and more. We've got tricks to help you stand firm.<p>When we were on vacation with my parents, my father cooked an unusual pasta, chicken, and vegetable concoction. …

Parenting

Facebook Home hits HTC One and Galaxy S 4 in quiet social update

Facebook Home has quietly added support for the HTC One and – unofficially – the Samsung Galaxy S 4, as the social network Android homescreen …

Traces of water in moon came from Earth, study finds

Traces of water inside the moon were inherited from ancient Earth, according to a fresh analysis of lunar rocks brought home by US astronauts.<p>The …