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New Video: ‘Spindle Turning for Furniture with Peter Galbert’

Turning spindles for chairs, settees or staircases requires a small set of tools and a focused group of techniques. Most furniture makers have little …

How to Master Microsoft Office Word

Microsoft Word is easily the biggest, most popular word processing program available, but it does a lot more than just edit text and TPS reports. If …

Are All Empires Bad?

Arguments over how we remember the past will not be resolved by simplistic slogans or knocking down statues.<p>Rhodes must fall. Churchill must fall. …

'I don't want to work in a business, I want to work in a school': Teacher quits classroom to fight for change - ABC South East NSW - Australian Broadcasting Corporation

A heartbroken teacher in country New South Wales has quit day to day teaching, frustrated at the direction the education system is going.<p>The decision …

Google's Deep Dreaming fills the 'net with psychedelic nightmare GIFs

The subreddits r/deepdream and r/deepdreaming are home to a community of fans of the resulting imagery. Not all of it is horrible: I'm fond of this …

Green Beret Kicked Out of Army for Alcohol, Pills, and Secretly Living with His Wife in Afghanistan

The story of former Green Beret Major Jim Gant’s time in Afghanistan is an astounding one. ABC News has an extensive interview with Gant and a deep …

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The Week in Review: Surf's Up

The Week in Review: Surf’s Up<p>Inside Flipboard / October 4, 2013<p>If you ignore the fact that the government of the United States of America shut down …

Indian woman, 20, killed by her family for eloping with man from 'wrong caste'

A young Indian woman was beaten to death and her boyfriend beheaded in an "honour killing" by relatives after they eloped in defiance of local caste rules.<p>The couple was attacked and killed in front of neighbours in their home village after they were persuaded to return with promises that they …

China just detained a teen for having 500 retweets

As of last week, posting a message that the Chinese government deems inaccurate on social media platforms can get you three years in the slammer, provided it gets 500 retweets (or their equivalent) or 5,000 views. At least, that’s what the law said (link in Chinese). But would the new policy, part …

Winners of the Red Bull Illume Photo Contest 2013

The winners have just been announced in the 3rd edition of the Red Bull Illume Image Quest photo competition. The overall winner, top 10 category winners and top 50 finalists were unveiled at a ceremony in Hong Kong earlier today. The contest invited photographers to submit images of the world of …

The Masters of Nature Photography book – in pictures

Wild horses of the Netherlands, red-crowned cranes dancing in the snow, the plight of a tortured chimpanzee and a polar panorama feature in the collection of wildlife images in the book published by the Natural History Museum<p>• Masters of Nature Photography by Rosamund Kidmane Cox - Guardian Bookshop

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Watch: The Best Science Vines

Amazing science videos, in six-second bites.<p>On August 15th, GE put forth a call: make the best science-themed Vine video you can. Vines are short, 6-second clips, often looping, made with a simple app and very little editing features. Pause and record are pretty much all you get. But the responses …

Articles about 5 cool kitchen islands on Dwell.com - Dwell

Palm Springs Modernism Week, the Walker Art Center's new painting group exhibition (its first in a decade), a Van Alen Institute...<p>Shift Interiors believes that interior design is more than just looking good, it's feeling good too.<p>Henrybuilt and Viola Park rank high on our list of great, modern …

Ultimate guide to Australian sharks

<b>BEAUTIFULLY ATTUNED TO A</b> life under water, sharks have patrolled the oceans for more than 400 million years.<p>While more than 400 species of sharks are …

Reviving Aboriginal languages

<b>IN THE DRY BED</b> of the Northern Territory’s Hanson River, words dance from Clarrie Kemarr Long’s fingertips. Her hand signs and facial expressions are …