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Docker, CoreOS, Google, Microsoft, Amazon And Others Come Together To Develop Common Container Standard

Docker, CoreOS, Google, Microsoft and Amazon are now working on a new standard for software containers with the help of the Linux Foundation. Other members of this coalition include Apcera, Cisco, EMC, Fujitsu Limited, Goldman Sachs, HP, Huawei, IBM, Intel, Joyent, Mesosphere, Pivotal, Rancher …

Make Your Very Own Aquaponics Strawberry Tower

Posted by Ecofilms on Dec 19, 2010 in Aquaponics, DIY Aquaponics, Plant Growth | 0 comments<p>One of the fun plants to grow in Aquaponics is …

How to Make the Most of Your Egg Whites

From light and lofty meringes to healthy omelets, here are our test kitchen's tips for using egg whites in your cooking<p>An egg is a magical food—one of those perfectly calibrated, complete foods that make you want to thank nature for doin' it right. An egg is greater than the sum of its parts, sure, …

How to Make Gnocchi al Pomodoro

Traditional Italian gnocchi is much easier to make at home than you might think—to create light, airy dumplings, all you need are potatoes that are …

Blogger Pulls Off $30,000 Sting to Get Her Stolen Site Back

<i>Jordan Reid is the founder and host of the lifestyle site Ramshackle Glam and author of Ramshackle Glam: The New Mom's Haphazard Guide To (Almost)</i> …

Lemon Buttermilk Pie with Saffron

Blind-baking the crust is essential: It keeps it from getting soggy when the custardy filling is added.

Scared Of Failing? Ask Yourself These 6 Fear-Killing Questions

Warren Berger, author of A More Beautiful Question, collected the provocative questions top designers, tech innovators, and entrepreneurs ask themselves to spark creativity.<p><i>[Editor’s note: The following is the first in a three-part series of posts adapted from Warren Berger’s new book,</i> A More …

How to travel around the world in 80 days

In Jules Verne's classic adventure novel, Phileas Fogg had a devil of a time trying to travel around the world in 80 days. But in the 21st century, circumnavigating the globe has become a bit of a breeze: all you need is a round-the-world (RTW) ticket. In fact, a dedicated (if masochistic) …

7 Rookie Mistakes of First-Time Cruisers

Make sure your suitcases are shallow enough (or soft enough) to stash under the bed.<p><i>Photo by Fuse / Thinkstock</i><p>If you’re new to cruising, don’t fall prey to these potential pitfalls. Here are the top seven mistakes cruise newbies make and how to avoid them for smooth sailing, from the minute you …

900-Year-Old Viking Message Decoded, Reads 'Kiss Me'

The mystery of a 900-year-old Viking message has finally been solved. Cryptologists, put down your cipher devices, because the formerly incomprehensible code that's been haunting your dreams reads in part: "Kiss me."<p>A runic artifact that reads: "Kiss Me". Photographer: Jonas Nordby.<p>The baffling …

Top 10 Machu Picchu Secrets

This ancient Inca site has centuries-old secrets trapped in its walls— and more recent ones that we spill here.<p>By Mark Adams, author of <i>Turn Right at Machu Picchu</i><p>1. It’s not actually the Lost City of the Inca.<p>When the explorer Hiram Bingham III encountered Machu Picchu in 1911, he was looking for a …

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Learn Latin, Old English, Sanskrit, Classical Greek & Other Ancient Languages in 10 Lessons

I receive weekly reminders of my linguistic ignorance whenever I read anything by authors fluent in Latin. How could I not, whenever Clive James …

10 Things Guys Can Wear To Win Over A Woman

Guys, listen up: Getting dressed is not that complicated. In fact, we can pinpoint certain items that will make you catnip to the opposite sex. Seriously.<p>Ditch your white socks, throw away your stained hoodie and start taking notes. We found 10 items that are so good, they are practically …

7 Common Mistakes That Cause Homebuyers to Overpay

Homebuyers often undermine their own best interests and end up overpaying, many real estate agents say.<p>First-time homebuyers, as well as those …

25 Easy Party Dips You Can Make In 20 Minutes

Okay, maybe a few of them will take you 25 minutes. But all of them are definitely quick enough to whip up another batch during halftime if you run out.

Creating Motion in Stills: How to Animate a Photo in Post (Part 2)

A couple of months ago, <i>The Creators Project</i> and post-processing guru Joe Fellows teamed up to show you how to turn stills into ‘2.5D’ animated …

29 Healthy Versions Of Your Favorite Comfort Foods

Here's to the kind of New Year's resolutions that don't make you want to stab yourself with a celery stick.

20 of the Best Productivity Apps of 2013

2013 was a great year for productivity. The email problem hasn’t been completely solved, but apps like Mailbox and Dispatch have taken away much of the pain of the task. Meanwhile, we have plenty of choices for calendar and to-do apps that are well-designed, useful and fast.<p>Here are 20 of our …

33 Super-Fancy Ways To Eat More Nutella

Obviously you could just smear it on toast, but where's the fun in that?

10 money-making ideas for 2014

Slide 1 of 12<p>After a stellar year for stocks in the U.S. and other developed markets, what can investors expect in 2014?<p>If the Federal Reserve’s …

Robinhood’s pitch to millennials: free stock trading

Robinhood.io isn’t your parents’ stock broker.<p>The startup has raised $3 million in seed funding for its mobile stock brokerage app that will offer stock, options, and corporate bonds trading to its members, and will do so without a commission.<p>This is a pivot for Robinhood, which initially launched …

The 4 Knives Every Home Cook Must Own

<i>-- Kelly Senyei, Epicurious</i><p><b>Get sharp about kitchen knives: Chef-instructor Brendan McDermott of New York's Institute of Culinary Education recommends chef's, paring, serrated, and boning knives and how to use and sharpen them -- knife-skills videos included</b><p>From slicing a pork loin to dicing a …

Best apps and sites to plan, record and share your trips

Dreaming up a trip is the easiest part of every journey. All you need is a working imagination. The other bits before you go? Not so easy, or so much fun. You’ve got to book tickets, worry about accommodation, work out budgets, apply for visas…then you’ve got to plan your itinerary. And what about …

When to Use Back Light

<i>This is a guest post by Thomas Shue – lilsamedia.com/blog</i> <i><br>Follow him on Twitter:</i><p>Today I am offering you some tips about back lighting. Simply put, …

16 Sinful Hot Chocolate Recipes You Have to Try

We know it’s hard to put down your pumpkin spiced latte in favor of any other warm winter drink. But that will get a whole lot easier once you read these 16 absolutely sinful hot chocolate recipes. Looks like its time to start stocking up on marshmallows! ;)<p>1. French Vanilla Hot Chocolate: French …

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How Somebody Forced the World’s Internet Traffic Through Belarus and Iceland

This is a deeply technical but potentially very troubling story. Imagine one day you’re using the Internet the same way you do every day. Reading the …

Study Says Gaming Has No Negative Effect On Kids' Behavior

A large study undertaken in the UK concludes that playing electronic games had no negative impact on kids’ later behavior. Television, on the other hand, predicted “a small increase in conduct problems.”<p>The folks over at gamesandlearning.org have directed me to the UK study that asks: “Do …

9 Tips to Keep Your Camera Safe While Traveling

For those of us who find ourselves traveling frequently with our photography gear, we are always looking for easier and better ways to keep our …

Scientists Prove God Exists? German Scientists Say They Have

Two scientists believe that they have proven that God exists.<p>Analyzing a theorem from the late Austrian mathematician Kurt Gödel with a Macbook has …