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Modern Dad on HomePod: It's only for the Apple Faithful
Subscribe to Modern Dad on YouTube I love me some connected speakers. I've got almost every speaker Sonos has released spread throughout my home.
Feb 24 2:00PM iMore

London's Best Pizza Restaurants
Updated: June 2016 Officially rated the world's most popular food, there's something pretty impressive about pizza, but it's all too often relegated to the realms of drunken dinners and fast food. Following in the path of burgers and hotdogs, London has seen a boom in gourmet pizza restaurants of late, and the city now has no shortage of people taking it very seriously indeed.
Feb 24 12:05PM Londonist

This Japanese-style bench is easy to build and supports butts of all sizes
This sweet little bench is from my newly purchased book of simple but stylish woodworking projects, Build Stuff with Wood. It's straightforward in every way you can make the bench with a miter saw and a cordless drill using just a few common cedar deck boards and a single box of deck screws.
Feb 24 11:49AM Digital Trends

A Career Change? I'll Drink to That!
Now, at 60-something, Ms. Milam has joined a growing contingent of female distillers and whiskey enthusiasts.
Feb 24 10:37AM nytimes.com

How to Spot the Fossils Hiding in Plain Sight
Some of the most arresting evidence of prehistoric life is enshrined in museums: fossils, hoisted onto pedestals, interpreted with placards, illuminated by spotlights. But fossils can be anywhereyou likely pass some every day.
Feb 24 9:01AM Atlas Obscura

Opportunity rover notches up 5,000 days on Mars and counting
It was only meant to last about three months, but NASA's Opportunity Mars rover has officially clocked up 5,000 Martian days exploring the Red Planet. That's a little over 5,151 Earth days in which the robotic geologist has traversed a record 28 mi (45 km) across the surface of Mars to unlock the secrets of the planet's history and geology - and it's not done yet.
Feb 24 8:46AM newatlas.com

Internet Of Things Paving Way For Smart Construction Industry
The construction industry for decades has been known for its lethal combination of hazardous work culture and cutting-edge technology. But it is also an indicator of economic development and is one of the most booming industries across the world.
Feb 24 8:00AM blogs.systweak.com

Link between surface-water salinity and climate change examined: Impact of road salts on Tioughnioga River watershed
Science News from research organizations Date: Source: Syracuse University Summary: New research explores the impact of de-icing salt from roads and highways on a local watershed. The findings offer hope for the watershed's future surface-water chloride concentrations.
Feb 23 11:12PM ScienceDaily

Bad news: the Amazon might be past the point of saving
In Brief The Amazon Rainforest isn't just dwindling it's approaching a crisis point. A new study has laid out how the combination of deforestation, climate change, and other factors could push the rainforest beyond the point of no return.
Feb 23 9:28PM Futurism

It You Can't Beat Purveyors Of Unauthorized Copies, Join Them
Culture by Glyn Moody Filed Under: competition, counterfeits, fashion, trademark Companies: diesel, only the brave group Permalink.Short link.
Feb 23 6:44PM Techdirt.

Here's everything coming to
Netflix has released its list of what's staying and what's leaving in the month of March 2018. There are highly-anticipated new titles officially streaming on the service, as well as old favorites making their exits this month.
Feb 23 4:36PM Business Insider

Germany Awards 900 Megawatts In Wind & Solar Tenders In Year's First Auctions
Google+ February 23rd, 2018 by Joshua S Hill Germany's Federal Network Agency announced the winners this week from its first onshore wind and solar auctions for 2018, awarding more than 900 megawatts to over 100 separate projects. On Tuesday, the Bundesnetzagentur (Germany's Federal Network Agency) revealed the winners of two separate tender auctions wind energy and solar energy unconnected but announced at the same time.
Feb 23 3:07PM CleanTechnica

40 Tips For The Perfect A-Frame Cabin
Let's talk about the good ol' a-frame architecture. These triangle shaped structures were popular in the 1950's through the 70's.
Feb 23 2:55PM Home Decorating Trends

These Home Improvement Projects Can Pay for Themselves
These Home Improvement Projects Can Pay for Themselves Home improvement pays off in more ways than one. First is the enhanced beauty, livability, and pride that comes with a remodeled dwelling.
Feb 23 1:50PM Cincinnati & Northern Kentucky Real Estate Blog

Friday fold: some Google Earth views of Namibia
In preparing last week's Friday fold, I did some browsing around in Google Earth in northwestern Namibia, at the intersection between the Kaoko and Damara deformational belts. Man, it's incredible there.
Feb 23 1:24PM Mountain Beltway

Meet The Designer Who Created Black Panther's Wakanda
Read any review of Black Panther, and you'll see kudos for Chadwick Boseman's T'Challa, the convincing philosopher king. You'll spot poorly masked crushes on Michael B.
Feb 23 12:11PM Co.Design

Patanjali in dock after DRI seizes 50 tonnes of sandalwood
Ramdev's Patanjali has landed itself in the spot of bother after the Directorate of Revenue Intelligence seized 50 tonnes sandalwood being exported to China. Patanjali has now moved the Delhi High Court against the seizure, reported Economic Times.
Feb 23 11:53AM Janta Ka Reporter 2.0

Patanjali moves High Court to get 50 tonnes sandalwood seized by DRI released
|Updated: Feb 23, 2018, 07.27 AM ISTBaba Ramdev's Patanjali made the FMCG sector better: Rakesh Kapoor, Reckitt CEO NEW DELHI: Baba Ramdev's Patanjali Ayurved has moved the Delhi High Court against the seizure of red sandalwood by the Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (DRI) that was being exported to China.
Feb 23 11:18AM The Economic Times

Daniel Burrus' Top 20 Technology Hard Trends Shaping 2017
There has never been a shortage of trends, and it's predictable that, as we near the end of every year, a new batch of trends will be published. The real problem for you is figuring out which ones will happen.
Feb 23 10:08AM Daniel Burrus

Farmhouse Chic, and Other Top Kitchen and Bathroom Trends for 2018
Is Joanna Gaines the oracle of home design? Many of the kitchen and bath trends that industry experts believe are destined for greatness in 2018 can be seen on her popular HGTV show, "Fixer Upper." The most popular kitchen design of the year will be farmhouse, according to the National Kitchen and Bath Association's annual trends report.
Feb 23 4:30AM Real Estate News and Advice | Realtor.com