Free Webinar: How Mothering Helps Us Value our Flaws


We all have aspects of ourselves we would rather not know about. As kids, we may have been taught that it wasn’t okay for us to be bossy, selfish, angry, or boastful. By the time we are adults, we have tucked those traits away, and are adept at being “nice,” or “good.” When we become parents, we may be dismayed ...

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Oil flirts with bear market territory as supply angst persists


June 20, 2017 by: Anjli Raval, Oil and Gas Correspondent Oil is trading in bear market territory, with prices falling to their lowest level this year as rising supplies threaten to derail an effort by some of the world’s biggest producers to bring an end to a three-year glut. Renewed concerns about growing production from within the Opec cartel and ...

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Lost Hikers Rescued in Record Amount of Time, Thanks to Drone


It can take all night for this mountain park’s search and rescue team to find missing hikers – but thanks to new drone technology, a recent search was over in a matter of hours. The Douglas County Search and Rescue Team of Colorado were deployed on Thursday after two hikers and their dog found themselves lost in the woods of Devil’s ...

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Konjac from A to Z: 26 things worth knowing


Armorphophallus konjac. This is the “academic” name for konjac, a plant belonging to the Araceae family that is farmed in China, Korea, Japan, Taiwan and South East Asia. Boil. Konjac noodles are perfect for “absent-minded” cooks because even after one hour’s boiling (!) it is impossible to overcook them. Corm. The term used for the bulb of this plant which ...

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Jared Kushner to visit Middle East in pursuit of peace between the Israelis and the Palestinians


White House senior adviser Jared Kushner leaves a note at the Western Wall in Jerusalem on May 22. (Jonathan Ernst/Reuters) Jared Kushner, President Trump’s son-in-law and a senior White House adviser, is traveling to the Middle East this week in pursuit of a peace deal between the Israelis and the Palestinians, a White House official confirmed Sunday night. Kushner will meet ...

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Transforming a Propane Tank into a VW Bus Inspired Fire Pit


Cars and trucks have come and gone, but there is perhaps no other vehicle as iconic as the Volkswagen Microbus. The bus has a distinct rounded look that journeyman sheet metal fabricator Greg McFarlane decided he could duplicate with a spent propane tank, along with some additional metal. He was inspired to make a fire pit after seeing a similar device on ...

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How viewing cute animals can help rekindle marital spark

One of the well-known challenges of marriage is keeping the passion alive after years of partnership, as passions tend to cool even in very happy relationships. In a new study, a team of psychological scientists led by James K. McNulty of Florida State University has developed an unconventional intervention for helping a marriage maintain its spark: pictures of puppies and ...

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Miles Teller Arrested For Being Drunk and Uncooperative In Public (UPDATE)


Miles Teller Busted for Public Drunkenness Uncooperative with Cops 6/19/2017 9:35 AM PDT EXCLUSIVE 2:08 PM PT — Miles just tweeted, “Went down to SD to see my buddy before he deployed. I wasn’t arrested I was detained bc there was no evidence to charge me with a crime.”  For the record, the San Diego PD tells TMZ Miles was ...

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6 Self-Help Podcasts That Will Change Your Life


There’s something captivating about oral storytelling. We give our trust to the human voice in a way we don’t often give it to onscreen text. A voice feels intimate, expressive, and alive in a way that utterly captures our attention and holds it. This is why the podcast is the perfect format for connecting ...

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Bilbao, a City Tasting Tour with Josean Alija


This year, the Guggenheim Museum Bilbao will celebrate its 20th birthday. Architect Frank Gehry’s venerated titanium art institution on the banks of the Nervion is credited with revitalising the Basque city, dragging it from the mire of deindustrialisation with such astonishing success that the ‘Bilbao Effect’ was coined to describe how bringing in a star-architect to design an institution in ...

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