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Oracles and models: ancient and modern ways of telling the future

When something unexpected happens to us we still tend to ask “why me?” – and it’s difficult to know where to look for an answer. While scientific analysis can provide us with better general comprehension of how the world works, it doesn’t always help

The cleaning product you shouldn’t be using

IF YOU thought using antibacterial wipes were keeping your home germ free, we’ve got some bad news. A scientist from Northumbria University in the UK has told The Telegraph that people are wasting their money buying antibacterial wipes and sprays, as common germs can grow back

Floors & Kitchens Today, the Leading Flooring and Carpet Store in Massachusetts, Announces Website Upgrades

Floors & Kitchens Today, the leading flooring and carpet store in Massachusetts with stores in Auburn, Whitman, Seekonk, Norwood and Westborough as well as Manchester, Connecticut, is proud to announce an ambitious website visibility project. The company is upgrading key content pages to improve the

Apple details how it developed the iPhone X’s ‘Portrait Lighting’ feature

While the iPhone today is capable of taking absolutely stunning and arguably best-in-class photos, that wasn’t always the case. Going back in time a bit, the original iPhone camera was nothing special. In fact, the original iPhone camera wasn’t even respectable relative to what

Forbes Travel Guide gives Dining Room at The Inn on Biltmore Estate a 4-star designation

A city that made the Forbes Travel Guide’s 18 Top Destinations Of 2018 now also has a 4-star restaurant to its credit. The Forbes Travel Guide unveiled its annual Star Rating list this week, with Asheville’s Dining Room at The Inn on Biltmore Estate a new

Colorado cities continue to challenge the status quo by integrating solar lighting into their master plans

POMPANO BEACH, FL, Feb. 21, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Sol Inc. (“Sol”), a subsidiary of Carmanah Technologies Corporation (TSX:CMH)(“Carmanah”), today announced its first installation for the City of Aurora, Colorado, one of many projects in the state bolstering solar technology as a viable, sustainable

Britain’s productivity problem begins in the bedroom

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There’s Already a Leather Coaster to Protect Your Furniture From the HomePod

It only took one day—one freaking day!!—for someone to capitalize on the bizarre news that Apple’s $350 HomePod, the speaker that isn’t so smart but sounds pretty great, might wreck your wood furniture. That someone is gadget accessories maker Pad and Quill and we are just as

NATO Secretary General arrives at the Munich Security Conference

NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg arrived in Germany today (16 February) to participate in the Munich Security Conference. He will give a speech on the future of NATO and European security, as well as nuclear challenges. The Conference follows meetings of NATO Defence Ministers

Looky-Loos: 7 of the Most Stunning Bathroom Design Trends of 2018

It’s no longer just about taking care of business: The bathroom is having a major design moment. “With much of our focus now on wellness, eating healthy, and meditation, the bathroom is becoming more of a sanctuary,” says designer Tina Ramchandani. For proof, she points to her clients,