Ramona Mayon

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Why the Pineapple Became the Symbol of Hospitality

The rise of the pineapple as a symbol of hospitality in Colonial times no doubt came about because of its rarity. But the tropical fruit had a long …

How to Boost Your Smartphone/Tablet Wi-Fi Reception

Pretty much all our gadgets can connect to the Internet nowadays, and the ones we use the most are our smartphones and tablets. These keep us …

What can children learn from crime classics like Peter Rabbit?

Photograph: BFI<p>A scene from the British version of Emil and the Detectives where a whole gang of children set about catching a thief after Emil has been robbed on a …

6 Ways to Make Your Home Smell Like Christmas

Because your nose wants to get in the spirit, too.<p>Sure, the holidays are a feast for the eyes (twinkling Christmas lights, beautiful wreaths), and your taste buds (cookies!), but if you forget about your nose, you're skipping a seriously festive part of the season. Try these homemade ways to …

The complete guide to Instagramming your Thanksgiving dinner

The fourth Thursday of November, when the US celebrates Thanksgiving, is Instagram’s busiest day of the year. More than 10 million photos mentioning Thanksgiving were uploaded to the social network that day in 2012, and Thanksgiving 2013 was the most active day on Instagram to date.<p>This year, …

Hung Up

Homemade Rolls for Novice Bakers

<i>Need a holiday hand? We've got you covered with two straight weeks of Holiday Survival Recipes -- the ones you can rely on to keep your guests (and you) feeling festive.</i><p><i>Today: Homemade Rolls for Novice Bakers</i><p>Just imagine it: your family is home for the holidays -- grown children, perhaps, or …

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1,400 cases of 'appalling' sexual exploitation revealed in UK report

Hundreds of children have been systematically raped, beaten and sex trafficked in a northern English town for more than 12 years. And it is still going on, a government commissioned report says.<p>The "appalling" revelations also expose cultural tensions and lack of communication between authorities …

The Hobohemians

<b>The Ride</b><p>THE WORLD LOOKS DIFFERENT FROM A freight train. There's no heat and no a/c. No meals are served. The restroom is wherever you find it. There …

Basic House is a Golden Self-Inflating Home That Fits in Your Pocket!

Martin Azua's Basic House is a brilliant self-inflating shelter that you can fold up and take with you - wherever the wind blows! With economic …

Ferguson's Police Chief Freaked Out After Finding Out His Cops Arrested 2 Reporters

According to The Los Angeles Times, Chief Thomas Jackson was shocked when he found out The Washington Post's Wesley Lowery and The Huffington Post's Ryan Reilly were arrested Wednesday evening.<p>"Oh God," Jackson said after learning of the arrests.<p>The Times reported that Jackson said he immediately …

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Explore Pyongyang North Korea Like Never Before in Mind-Bending ‘Flow-Motion’ Hyperlapse

The ‘Enter Pyongyang‘ flow-motion hyperlapse by JT Singh and Rob Whitworth debuted to the public two hours ago as of this writing, and already it has …

A forest year - video

Once again, caturday has arrived, so I thought I’d take this opportunity to share a lovely time lapse video I stumbled across a few months ago. This video shares one person’s view of the seasons outside the window of his little cabin in the woods. Because I’ve watched this video a dozen or so times …

Denver IT Support Team Show You How to Convert a Document to Word 2013

If you have recently upgraded your operating system to Windows 8, and installed Office 2013, you will likely want to begin converting your old …

Forever Young - Audra Mae & The Forest Rangers HD (Sons of Anarchy)

Sons of Anarchy

11 Questions To Ask Before Buying A Home

Whether you're buying your first home or you're a seasoned owner, answer these questions for the knowledge and confidence to find home sweet home.<p><b>1. What elements are must-haves in your home and what can you forgo?</b> When house hunting, decide on a few elements you can't live without and let the rest …

How to Create a Ridiculously Interesting Magazine (In Four Steps or Maybe Less)

MagMaker / July 16, 2014<p>It doesn’t matter if you’re writing a blog, sharing photos, posting social updates, or curating a magazine on Flipboard: if …

Tiny house movement challenges big issues

There's a growing movement of people buying and building so-called tiny houses, typically less than 500 square feet. Recently, tiny houses are …