The Power of Adaptability

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shutterstock.com Adaptability has never been a more needed skill in the workplace, yet this is one attribute new graduates sometimes lack. This is a problem, because in power of adaptability lie the keys to a lifetime of success. A university education is a wonderful thing. It is the recognition that our culture needs more than simple ...

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Le Livre de Cuisine: illustrations from Chef Gouffé's Book

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One hundred and fifty years after its first edition, we are still fascinated by the extraordinary illustrations painted by Marcel Ronjat for the volume entitled Le livre de cuisine. La cuisine de ménage et la grande cuisine by the great French chef and “chef de bouche” Jules Gouffé (1807-1877). Known as the “apostle of decorative cooking”, Jules Gouffé was a chef ...

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Australia blocks another 59 popular pirate sites

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Image copyright Getty Images Image caption 340 domains relating to pirate sites will soon be blocked in Australia Australia’s federal court has ordered internet service providers (ISPs) to block dozens of popular pirate sites. The crackdown prevents users from accessing 59 illegal torrent and streaming sites including Demonoid, EZTV, YTS, RARBG, 1337x and Putlocker. A total of 160 domains have ...

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Magnificent Motion at World Maker Faire New York

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Get your Tickets Now World Maker Faire will soon have the New York Hall of Science overflowing with incredible sights and sounds. One of the most incredible Maker Faires to behold (remember, we have them all over the world!), this event is truly impressive. One of my favorite things at each Maker Faire are the items that put things in ...

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Young Woman Stabbed, Burned in Suspected Satanic Ritual

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A pregnant Argentina woman was stabbed and burned to death in what authorities suspect was a Satanic ritual. The body of 26-year-old Fernanda Pereyra was found with five stab wounds and burnt so badly, she was only identified by her necklace. The place where her corpse was found was not randomly chosen by her murderers. She was found on the ...

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7 Bible Verses About Angels Rejoicing

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God created angels for many purposes, including guiding, protecting and encouraging us. The angels are God’s servants, sent by Him into the world to serve His will. However one of the most important roles of angels is praising and glorifying God. There are tons of bible verses that tell us of millions of angels coming together ...

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10 Numbers behind… Prosecco

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One of the best known wines in the world, Prosecco also shares the title with Champagne for being the world’s most desirable white wine. But what do we really know about it? Here are ten facts and figures to unveil its secrets. 2-4  atm is the pressure inside a bottle of Prosecco compared to the 6-7 atm of Champagne. The ...

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Macquarie completes £2.3bn Green Investment Bank deal

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Macquarie says its £2.3bn takeover of the Green Investment Bank will support globalisation of the renewable energy industry as the Australian financial group prepares to expand its newly acquired UK fund into the rest of Europe. The UK government agreed in April to sell the GIB to Macquarie in a privatisation that drew criticism from some British politicians and environmentalists ...

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3D Print the Adafruit Circuit Playground Chess Set

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In case you missed this Adafruit video and project from 2015 (I did), in it, the Ruiz brothers show you how they designed, 3D printed, polished, and assembled a gorgeous 3D chess set based on the characters in Adafruit’s Circuit Playground series. The chess set itself is really lovely, with a fun translation of the Circuit Playground characters into chess ...

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Trump recycles discredited Islamic pigs’ blood tale after terrorist attack in Barcelona

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As a presidential candidate, Donald Trump defended his stance on waterboarding in Charleston, S.C., in February 2016, with a largely discredited story from the internet about killing terrorists with bullets dipped in pigs’ blood. (AP) Hours after an apparent terrorist attack in Barcelona, President Trump on Thursday recycled a largely discredited Internet tale that he promoted on the campaign trail ...

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