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The Eco Pod is a new modular home created by the UK-based company Echo. The tiny home measures 96.8 square feet and can lend itself well to a variety of living arrangements. A standalone Eco Pod can be used as a home office, or extra guest bedroom. The...
From: Jetson Green | By: Christine Walsh | Friday, October 24, 2014
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Onlookers laid flowers at the War Memorial where Cpl. Nathan Cirillo fell The post Canadians pay respects at re-opened National War Memorial appeared first on Macleans.ca....
From: Macleans | By: The Canadian Press | Friday, October 24, 2014
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Tuesday morning in the former East Berlin, the midcentury Kosmos cinema hummed with new ideas on business, technology and self, at an event called TED@BCG. The event was produced by TED Institute, a project that embeds within organizations and companies...
From: TED Blog | By: Emily McManus | Friday, October 24, 2014
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One photographer's search for beauty and calm amid conflict...
From: The Atlantic | By: James Hill | Friday, October 24, 2014
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We asked you discerning hotel-bar hoppers to vote for the best spots to toast and tipple in; suggestions for the Hottest Hotel Bar at the Smith Hotel Awards 2014 poured in and we distilled them into a top 10 shortlist of the world’s best hotel...
From: Mr and Mrs Smith | By: Kate Weir | Saturday, October 25, 2014
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Find Eric Fisher on Twitter and Facebook Garden still green? You’re not alone! While we’ve had a couple of chilly nights in the area (especially the morning of October 20th) Jack Frost hasn’t visited every […]...
From: WBZ-TV | By: epfisher | Saturday, October 25, 2014
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Too many city rooftops are barren, grey, and boring. Computer scientist Yuichiro Takeuchi, who works with the Sony Computer Science Laboratories, Inc. is out to change that. Takeuchi has found a way to print gardens filled with herbs and flowers. These...
From: Business Insider | By: Jessica Orwig | Thursday, October 23, 2014
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Sam Smith bundles up in a fur lined jacket in this new shot from Teen Vogue‘s November issue Check out what the 22-year-old singer had to share: On what life was like before he became famous: “I wanted this so badly that I was willing to completely...
From: Just Jared | By: Just Jared | Saturday, October 25, 2014
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Billionaire investor Peter Thiel recently said progressive technologies like artificial intelligence tend to get vilified in Hollywood. "You know, our society, the dominant culture doesn’t like science. It doesn’t like technology. You just look...
From: Business Insider | By: Dave Smith | Friday, October 24, 2014
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Community gardening is on the rise as increasing numbers of urban dwellers realize the benefits of homegrown produce. This recent growth of interest has also seized hold in the United Kingdom, where community gardens are more commonly called allotments....
From: Inhabitat | By: Inhabitat | Thursday, October 23, 2014
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Steve H. Hanke Sen. Tom Coburn (R-OK) released his annual Wastebook this past week. It contains a laundry list of doozies. The U.S. government’s gold-plating operations included $190,000 to study compost digested by worms, $297 million for the purchase...
From: Cato Institute | By: Steve H. Hanke | Friday, October 24, 2014
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Planning your wedding can be lots of fun. Figuring out how to pay for it? Not so much. But coming up with a realistic wedding budget is an absolute must to make sure you don't have tons of stress and don’t get into tons of debt. Here's what to consider...
From: She Finds | By: Linda DiProperzio | Friday, October 24, 2014
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adam&eveDDB and directors Leila and Damien de Blinkk headed to Canada to film this remarkable new spot for Sony's 4K Ultra HD TV. And indeed, not since Jean-Claude Van Damme and Coors Light have we seen such a noteworthy ad about frozen balls. Those...
From: AdWeek | By: Tim Nudd | Friday, October 24, 2014
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While I'm a sucker for huge shows of love, the little things can be even more swoon-worthy. Luckily, men have tons of tiny gestures in their arsenals that can make your stomach swoop like you're on the world's tallest roller coaster. Read on, then feel...
From: Glamour | Friday, October 24, 2014
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The U.S. military learned the hard way not to interfere with Afghanistan’s thriving production of poppies, the colorful flowers that are the source of opium and, by extension, heroin. Now we know the cost of that lesson—a cool $7.6 billion. On Oct....
From: Free Republic | By: War is Boring | Friday, October 24, 2014
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The very same building blocks that make us have been successfully programmed to form 32 differently-shaped crystal structures. The structures feature a precisely-defined depth and a variety of sophisticated 3D nanoscale attributes, thereby laying further...
From: Gizmag | By: Richard Moss | Friday, October 24, 2014
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"What's telling is that LaHaye and Jenkins can't seem to make a distinction between science and magic. When you're afraid to engage anything that might challenge your belief that the earth is only 10,000 years old, you don't end up reading a lot of science....
From: Slacktivist | By: Fred Clark | Friday, October 24, 2014
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Stiffest competition at shortstop and center field appears to come out of Baltimore A White Sox position player hasn't taken home a Gold Glove since Robin Ventura won it at third base in 1998, but they'll have two chances to snap that streak in 2014....
From: South Side Sox | By: Jim Margalus | Friday, October 24, 2014
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These UK gamers certainly know how to put effort into their decor — you might lose your shit over their amazing papercraft centerpieces based on game developers. But it's the little touches that made us grin: the Calvin & Hobbes vows, the kitty...
From: Offbeat Bride | By: Offbeat Editors | Friday, October 24, 2014
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Remember in the late '90s when you would kill time in AOL and IRC chatrooms or post on Usenet? You'd strike up conversations with strangers about subjects you were all interested in, say "The X-Files," container gardening or The Fugees....
From: CNN | Thursday, October 23, 2014
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Alex and Alana were married at Asylum Chapel in Peckham, London. I've featured weddings in this amazing space before, but it's hard to me to resist it's charms! After their ceremony and main reception at the chapel, they invited their guests to East...
From: Rock and Roll Bride | By: Kat | Friday, October 24, 2014
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In a year when social media giants and governments alike have made headlines for tracking users online without their consent, battening down the virtual hatches has become a vital part of Internet hygiene. Blocking tracking technologies, however, also...
From: Time | By: Doug Aamoth | Thursday, October 23, 2014
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Jennifer Lawrence just picked up a new mansion in the famous 90210 zip code of Beverly Hills, a pad once owned by fellow celebrity Jessica Simpson. Lawrence closed on the $8.225 million home this week, and will be moving into quite an upscale home. The...
From: The Inquisitr | By: Nathan Francis | Thursday, October 23, 2014
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by Annie Nilsson Originally published April 30, 2012. I am a 30-year-old woman with an arts degree and some geographic commitment issues, so for much of my adult life, I’ve been in situations where I’ve earned unimpressive amounts of money, but have...
From: The Billfold | By: Annie Nilsson | Thursday, October 23, 2014
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A mother in Wales was rather alarmed indeed to find a gelatinous, gooey blob in her bottle of store-bought vinegar, and she is not at all pleased with the response she got from the manufacturer. Wales Online reports that 29-year-old mother of two, Eleri...
From: The Inquisitr | By: Aaron Homer | Thursday, October 23, 2014
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Sure, the amount of calories you can burn in 20 minutes is nothing to sneeze at (neither is the fact that 20-minute workouts boost your metabolism), but there are more reasons to fit in a short workout than your jean size. In fact, the effect a small...
From: FitSugar | By: Leta-Shy | Thursday, October 23, 2014
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I challenge you to find a bigger Real Housewives fan then me. Seriously. Bravo Andy is my everything and I've literally seen every episode of every franchise more than once. Probably more than twice. I know. Not. Weird. At. All. Anyway, when I spotted...
From: Green Daily | By: Abby Larson | Thursday, October 23, 2014
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I'm not sure if there is a question like this already here, but... I just thought of a question related to probability, and I was wondering if it was possible: Suppose you want to ask someone to some dance. Naturally, you would need some flowers. Moreover,...
From: Mathematics Stack Exchange | By: Pakquebchsoflwty | Saturday, October 25, 2014
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Climate and soil combination creates gardening challenges for Canberrans, says Graham Ross....
From: Sydney Morning Herald | Saturday, October 25, 2014
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Jason Mraz, in town for his concert Friday with Raining Jane, spent the afternoon volunteering at Sunnyside Envrionmental School with their ambitious fifth grade classes who decided to build bird habitat outside their classroom to offset habitat loss....
From: OregonLive | By: Madeline Stone | The Oregonian | Saturday, October 25, 2014
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CHESAPEAKE A perennial candidate for public office and a vocal critic of the City Council died Wednesday at the age of 71. Friends, family and former foes recalled Taswell "Cowboy" Carawan this week as a devoted firebrand who ran for office at least...
From: Norfolk Virginian-Pilot | By: HamptonRoads.com | PilotOnline.com | Saturday, October 25, 2014
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Rachel Browne was in Hamilton for the return of a fallen soldier The post The final homecoming of Cpl. Nathan Cirillo appeared first on Macleans.ca....
From: Macleans | By: Rachel Browne | Saturday, October 25, 2014
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Michael Gambon shooting the new Dad's Army film yesterday[FLYNET]Stars of the film adaptation, including Michael Gambon, Blake Harrison and Daniel Mays were all spotted in Bridlington today as they shot some outdoor scenes.Michael, 74, is taking on the...
From: Free Republic | By: express | Saturday, October 25, 2014
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Amanda and Lee know what's up when it comes to nerdery. For their Washington wedding last April, they stole an idea for an alternative bouquet toss from a friend's wedding, and now we're telling you to steal it: instead of flowers, try lobbing a blue...
From: Offbeat Bride | By: Chris Wolfgang | Thursday, October 23, 2014
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Former NSA head Keith Alexander continues to draw the sort of attention he probably hoped he had left behind by resigning his post. His questionable business venture -- a private banking security firm seemingly dependent on patents and methods polished...
From: Techdirt | By: Tim Cushing | Friday, October 24, 2014
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Another week, another 500+ yards allowed by the Bengals defense. They now rank 31st in average yards allowed per game (416.7). Is this a personnel problem? Or a scheme problem? We'll dig deeper for answers in this week's film room. Going into this game,...
From: Cincy Jungle | By: Brennen Warner | Friday, October 24, 2014
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adidas Originals and British pop star Rita Ora will be releasing the "Roses" and "Spray" packs this November for their on-going women's streetwear collection. The vibrant Roses pack is an outburst of natural mayhem as clusters of rose prints cover the...
From: Hypebeast | By: Alana Tsui | Friday, October 24, 2014
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A studio that makes the most of every inch - Houzz You'll never believe what this home used to be - Curbed 13 noirish black and white bathrooms - Remodelista 4 easy tricks for a prettier home - PureWow 11 hacks to achieving a beautiful flower arrangement...
From: CasaSugar | By: Sierra-Horton | Friday, October 24, 2014
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Constructed in 1920 on Sonoma’s east side, this listing has a pool, living room with wood-burning fireplace and a dining room that opens to the backyard. The beautiful garden features Meyer lemons, figs, roses and kiwis. For more information, go to...
From: San Francisco Chronicle | Friday, October 24, 2014
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Look at the orchids, the hundred or so orchids, the heavy orchids and the light orchids. All are beautiful. All are too much to handle now. For decades, Helen Hoffman of Jacksonville spent her days painting and gardening in her Deerwood home, winning...
From: Florida Times-Union | By: Andrew Pantazi | Friday, October 24, 2014
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While visiting New Mexico this summer, I raised my phone to take a photo of some pink flowers against a blue sky when this happened:This hummingbird flew right into my frame and posed for a long time (at least by hummingbird standards). It was a magical...
From: Have Fun - Do Good | By: Britt Bravo | Friday, October 24, 2014
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Batsman has been in international exile since leaving the Ashes with stress-related illness but England Lions are ready to select him...
From: Telegraph | By: Derek Pringle | Friday, October 24, 2014
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The San Francisco 49ers are getting healthy over their bye week, preparing for the final 9-game stretch. We take a look at the health of some of their opponents. The San Francisco 49ers head into their bye week with a timely opportunity to get healthy...
From: Niners Nation | By: David Fucillo | Friday, October 24, 2014
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The Weekly Gardening Thread is a weekly gathering of folks that love soil, seeds and plants of all kinds. From complete newbies that are looking to start that first potted plant, to gardeners with some acreage, to Master Gardener level and beyond, we...
From: Free Republic | By: freerepublic | Friday, October 24, 2014
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adam&eveDDB has a new broadcast spot promoting Sony’s 4K Ultra HD TV with a new spot called “Ice Bubbles.” The 60-second spot takes a look at the majestic beauty of bubbles freezing in mid-air. As the bubbles freeze, intricate crystalline patterns...
From: Media Bistro | By: Erik Oster | Friday, October 24, 2014
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“There are people who believe that readers and writers—at least the right kind of readers and writers—are special snowflakes, existing on a more exalted plane than mere mortals. Book people are educated. They are privileged. They are brave enough...
From: The Millions | By: Kaulie Lewis | Friday, October 24, 2014
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ESPN's Kevin Weidl notes that Miami junior Ereck Flowers "has a massive frame with extremely long arms," and "has an edge to his game."
From: Rotoworld | Friday, October 24, 2014
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Miami junior Ereck Flowers shows "quickness and balance getting to the second level when run blocking," according to CBS Sports' Rob Rang.
From: Rotoworld | Friday, October 24, 2014
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Momma Dee (of Love and Hip-Hop: Atlanta fame), aka Live-Action Scar, created a song, and made a video for this song. This song is called "I Deserve." You will now watch a video for this song and read a recap of the video, because it's been a long week...
From: Very Smart Brothas | By: Tonja Stidhum | Friday, October 24, 2014
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“Historically, Silicon Valley has been the center of gravity for tech and startups, but I think more and more, these types of companies can be built anywhere,” says Erik Rannala, who moved from San Francisco to Los Angeles with entrepreneurial partner...
From: San Francisco Chronicle | By: Associated Press | Friday, October 24, 2014
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