Dianne Struger

108 Added | 11 Magazines | 2 Likes | 2 Following | 3 Followers | @strugerd | Keep up with Dianne Struger 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 “Dianne Struger”

5 Hidden Sources of Gluten to Avoid When Dining Out

<i>by Justina Huddleston, food writer for the Menuism Blog</i><p>When you have a gluten sensitivity, sometimes dining out feels like no fun. Even less fun? Accidentally eating gluten and feeling like garbage later because of it. When in doubt, ask your server about how your food is prepared. Make things even …

Food & Dining

This is how much 'slack' is left in the job market

On Wednesday, the Fed moved the goalposts on the labor market.<p>Along with its latest monetary policy decision, the Fed released its latest outlook for the unemployment rate, GDP growth, and interest rates.<p>The unemployment rate outlook showed that the Fed still sees excess "slack" in the labor …

Labor Economics

Video game veteran takes swing at playful app aimed at kids

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — In a sea of virtual-reality headsets and monitors broadcasting video games, there's something that seems completely alien at the Game Developers Conference: a swing set.<p>The piece of playground equipment has been plopped down inside San Francisco's cavernous Moscone Center to …

San Francisco
Google Play

The Email Habits of Highly Successful People

Our favorite women tell us—by email—how they manage the beast.<p>"I regularly fail in my quest of achieving 'inbox zero,' but I never go to bed with more than 10-20 unanswered emails—I always start my day with a clean slate." —<b>Ivanka Trump, executive vice president of acquisitions and development at</b> …

Productivity

Why We Travel Slowly

We travel rather slowly, almost at a tortoise's pace, as compared to others who squeeze in five European countries in a two-week vacation or four Central American countries in a ten-day cruise. We're not in the business of tour busing and picture taking. We're traveling and living as slowly as …

Buenos Aires

The Broke Person's Guide to Decorating: The Cheapest, Chicest & Most Effective Tricks

Have hardly any money to spend on your home decor? Have NO money to spend on your decor? It might seem impossible to design a home that won't end up …

Personal Finance

The BBC's Doctor Who Coding Game Comes to Tablets Today

The BBC has updated its online game <i>The Doctor and the Dalek</i> with four new levels, and is launching free iPad and Android tablet versions of the Doctor Who-themed title.<p>Developed as part of the BBC’s Make It Digital Initiative last October, the idea behind the game is to introduce players to the …

How Can The Collaborative Economy Create New Local Job Markets

Do services like Uber, Sidecar, Angie’s List, and others in the Collaborative, Sharing, or On-Demand economy really create jobs? Or do they shift work within the same population? Is there benefit for all involved: the workers, the service company, or the economy?<p>To date, most of these are based on …

Employment

Android apps 2014 - A year in review

2014 was an exciting year. We saw the release of Lollipop and with it, a whole new design standard we now call Material Design. It saw the release of Android Wear and the second themer revolution with the Android Wear watch faces. Games are slowly becoming higher quality with better graphics, …

Apps

Google Now updated with support for third-party apps on Android

Google's Android app just got a lot smarter.<p>Google Now will be updated with support for 40 third-party apps, the company revealed Friday.<p>Google Now, …

Your BMW just downloaded a security patch

Have a BMW, Mini or Rolls Royce with the ConnectedDrive feature parked in your driveway? Maybe <i>all three?</i> Well, it turns out there was a bug that allowed ne'er-do-wells to manipulate it -- entirely wirelessly. According to <i>Reuters</i>, by simulating a fake phone network researchers at German outfit ADAC …

The Untold Story Of The Invention Of The Game Cartridge

How a forgotten company’s 1970s technical breakthrough launched a billion-dollar business and helped spawn a new creative medium.<p>Consider the humble video game cartridge. It’s a small, durable plastic box that imparts the most immediate, user-friendly software experience ever created. Just plug it …

Retrogaming

How to find your Wi-Fi password in Windows 8.1

Good news! Reverse password lookups are totally possible.<p>This happens to me often, especially when I'm visiting relatives' houses: My computer knows the Wi-Fi password from when I last connected to the network -- two years ago -- but I've completely forgotten it, though my mother is about 65 …

Wi-Fi

The Tsunami's Wake

It was just after 10:30 a.m. when Noppasri Jailak received a panicked phone call from a neighbor about water surging through their street. The …

Natural Disasters

Bang & Olufsen BeoPlay H2 Headphones

Bang & Olufsen products come with a certain amount of expectation. The Danish audio-maker has established and maintained a reputation for excellence in performance, aesthetic and dependability since its humble beginnings in an attic in the north of Denmark. With the launch of the H2 headphones—part …

Consumer Tech

How to sell your unwanted gift cards

What do you do when you get a gift card for a place you aren't too happy about? Why, you sell it, of course!<p>Did you know you can sell or trade your unwanted gift cards?<p>Most people don't even know such an option is possible, when in fact it is, and can come in really handy around the holiday season …

Personal Finance

Consumers turn to mobile apps during holiday shopping season

With Hanukkah about to begin, Christmas just over a week away, and 2015 just around the corner, consumers are now entering that holiday shopping crunch time. Whether they are hitting their local malls or turning to online retailers, shoppers are now faced with an overwhelming array of options. What …

Giraffes may be headed for extinction

Elephants aren’t the only African animals in grave danger. Giraffe populations are down 40 percent over 15 years<p>One of the world’s most iconic and beloved animals is quickly disappearing. Fifteen years ago about 140,000 giraffes (<i>Giraffa camelopardalis</i>) roamed the plains and forests of Africa. …

The Best Smartphones You Can Buy Right Now

After Testing More Than 20 of the Current Phones, These Are the Only Ones You Should Consider<p>Right now is the single best time of the year to buy a smartphone.<p>It may sound like something you’d read in a weekly circular, but it’s true: All the smartphone makers have released their best wares in …

Mobile

In Africa, Tracker Dogs Join War Against Elephant Poachers

It's all hands (and paws) on deck when it comes to the poaching crisis in Africa.<p>MANYARA RANCH, Tanzania—On October 14, tracker dogs led game scouts to a group of armed poachers who were on the run after shooting and killing a well-known old elephant bull just outside Tarangire National Park. This …

Tag: Landscaping 101

An icon we use to indicate a rightwards action.

Landscaping

I Heart HGTV Blog

June 30<p>Who doesn't love a party that revolves around melted butter?<p>June 30<p>Mom, can you send us off to camp, please?<p>June 29<p>This is for the …

Craftsman Inspired Kitchen - Craftsman - Kitchen - Dallas - by Brooke B. Sammons

nice backsplash; I like the combo of varied tile layout with overall continuity of the design. Q/A says source is "Motawi Tileworks."<p>I like the doors …

The Doors

Delta’s Overhauls Prove That Charging Phones, Bathroom Comfort Are Equally Important

When you imagine the often trying experience of air travel, what are the things that make you happiest? A bathroom that doesn’t feel like the walls …

7 Ways to Eat & Drink Turmeric

If you follow the wacky and wonderful world of wellness bloggers and Instagrammers — or even if you've been to Starbucks lately — you've probably …

Food

10 Vegetarian Soups to Warm You Up

Winter has certainly arrived with a vengeance! There's only one antidote to these snowy days with their record low temperatures: a simmering pot of …

Food Preservation

Lighten Up! Serve Main Meals Over Greens

It's that time of year again when the gyms are packed and the local salad place has a line out the door. Looking for a way to lighten up your main …

Cooking