Month: September 2020

Too many cooks in the kitchen: How to build a pandemic-friendly kitchen

Local families are scrambling to reorganize the most-used room in the house – in a new trend called the pandemic-friendly kitchen.

SAN ANTONIO — You’ve heard the phrase, too many cooks in the kitchen!  That’s what is happening in homes throughout our area as more local families eat in, stock up on groceries and cooking gadgets, and have kitchens that are bustling and bursting at the seams. That is also why local families are scrambling to reorganize the most-used room in the house – in a new trend called the pandemic friendly kitchen.

A new food study reveals how kitchen

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A Guide To San Diego’s First Design Week

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San Diego’s multifaceted design community — architecture, fashion, tech, style, music, art, home design, food and beverage design and more — comes together for exhibitions, workshops, panels, shows and more.

Aired: September 8, 2020 | Transcript

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Sep 26, 2020. Posted on Sep 26, 2020

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You can wirelessly stream music from your Bluetooth-enabled devices and even answer phone calls via the built-in mic. The rechargeable battery lasts for

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Top Rated Pressure Washing Company, Priority Exterior Cleaning, LLC, Now Offering Covid-19 Cleaning Services In Jackson MS

Top Rated Pressure Washing Company, Priority Exterior Cleaning, LLC, Now Offering Covid-19 Cleaning Services In Jackson MS

Priority Exterior Cleaning offers exterior cleaning services to customers in Jackson, MS, and the surrounding area. The company’s standards are well within the guidelines set to respond to the risk of COVID-19.

Priority Exterior Cleaning, LLC is pleased to announce that they have added reliable Covid-19 Cleaning Services In Jackson MS to their service offerings. The company is working to provide safety for families, employees, and even pets. The products are registered with the Environmental Protection Agency and are recognized as among the most powerful cleaners in use. The product is suitable for fighting the most common viruses, bacteria, and

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Create a sustainable kitchen with these simple steps

Every kitchen accumulates a good share of household waste daily. Be it food waste, vegetable scraps, or takeaway boxes, the amount of trash generated is the most in the kitchen.

Additionally, high energy-consuming kitchen appliances as well as the excessive use of water will have ill effects on the environment, both in the short and long term.

If you’re planning to make your kitchen more sustainable, SocialStory lists a few tips to kickstart your green initiative.

Eco-friendly choices

Induction stove

Induction stove is great alternative to a traditional gas stove (Image: Pixabay)

If you’re renovating your kitchen from scratch or switching

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5 keys to next-generation IC packaging design

For many applications, next generation IC packaging is the best path to achieve silicon scaling, functional density, and heterogeneous integration while reducing the overall package size. Heterogeneous and homogeneous integration offer a path to enhanced device functionality, faster time-to-market, and silicon yield resiliency.

Multiple integration technology platforms have emerged that allow for cost, size, performance, and power optimizations that satisfy the need of multiple markets, such as mobile computing, automotive, 5G, artificial intelligence (AI), augmented reality (AR) and virtual reality (VR), high-performance computing (HPC), IoT, medical, and aerospace.

However, these packages present unique challenges for traditional package design tools and

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Creasy and Wu Receive 2019 Study of the Earth’s Deep Interior Section Award for Graduate Research

Neala Marie Creasy

Neala Marie Creasy received her B.S. in applied geophysics from Michigan Technological University in 2010, and a Ph.D. in geology and geophysics from Yale University in 2019 under the supervision of Dr. Maureen Long and Dr. Kanani Lee. Creasy is currently working as a National Science Foundation Division of Earth Sciences postdoctoral fellow in computational seismology and seismic anisotropy under the supervision of Dr. Ebru Bozdag at the Colorado School of Mines in Golden. Her research interests include mantle flow in the deep Earth by using forward and inverse modeling with 3D seismic wave simulations to understand 

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Vandal destroys exterior of Louisiana Catholic church in two-hour rage


For nearly two hours, a man wearing blue jeans and no shirt could be seen vandalizing the outside of Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic Church in Tioga in the early morning hours Wednesday on video from the church’s security video. (Photo: Courtesy of Immaculate Heart of Mary)

For nearly two hours, a man wearing blue jeans and no shirt could be seen on security video vandalizing the outside of Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic Church in Tioga in the early morning hours Wednesday.

In a press release issued by the Rapides Parish Sheriff’s Department, detectives identified the alleged suspect

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Kitchen tips for more taste and less waste | Kitchen aide | Food

What are the best hacks for optimising speed and flavour, and minimising waste?
Jess, Glasgow

If you’ve ever fallen down a rabbit hole watching YouTube or Instagram, you’ll know there’s a big, bad world of kitchen hacks (otherwise known as tips) lurking in the depths of the internet. While some will waste your time and ingredients (hello, melted gummy bear jelly), others can make you a more efficient cook.

Ingredient prep is a good place to start, something in which Ixta Belfrage, recipe developer for Yotam Ottolenghi and co-author of the new Ottolenghi Flavour (out in September), is well-versed. To

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Dezeen Awards 2020 design shortlist revealed

The shortlist for Dezeen Awards 2020 design categories has been unveiled, with 62 projects selected across 12 categories.

All shortlisted design projects are listed below, each with a link to a dedicated page on the Dezeen Awards website where you can find an image and more information about each project.

All shortlists announced this week

The architecture shortlist was announced on Monday, the interiors shortlist was revealed yesterday, while the studio shortlist will be published tomorrow, so keep your eyes peeled!

Vote for your favourite project from next week

Dezeen Awards is introducing a public vote for the very first

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Summerville welder battles with labeling himself an artist after making popular home decor | Features

Outside of Baker’s BBQ of Summerville there’s a molded metal pig welcoming customers in the parking lot. 

The piece started off as just an old tossed-out grill that was discovered by the owner. After he reached out to Jason Elam, a local welder and owner of Rocky Steel, it morphed into the metal art sculpture it is now. 

“I like doing fun, different ideas like that,” said Elam, a Summerville native. “I just wing it.” 

Lowcountry experts give advice on getting into raising chickens during the pandemic

Elam has been working in welding and ironwork ever since he was a teenager fixing his car in his parents’ garage. Since then,

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2020 Toyota Highlander features new look, improved interior, better fuel economy

With the redesign of the exterior the overall dimensions of the interior improve with a cabin that feels roomier in the first and second rows. As is the case with most SUVs in the segment, the third row is cramped and should be reserved for children.

Cargo room, however, is much improved with 16 cubic feet behind the third row and 84.3 cubic feet of overall space.

There are five trims available for the Highlander including L, LE, XLE, Limited and Platinum. My tester was the top-of-the-line Platinum trim. It had an MSRP of $48,800. With a few optional equipment

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Taking care of your home’s exterior can help keep you warm this winter

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (WOOD) – It’s that time of year again where we want to stay protected from the harsh winter and stay warm inside our homes.

Green Built Roofing is our new Home Exterior Expert! Mike joins us today to tell us more about how to best protect our homes.

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The best new design, from posters that clean the air to the youngest artist in the Tate collection | Life and style

The best events at London Design Festival and London Craft Week, art postcards, takeaway packaging you’ll want to keep, a new hero for children and everything you need for camping – including a kitchen sink

Designed for life – festival highlights

The Hothouse installation by Studio Weave for London Design Festival 2020

The Hothouse installation by Studio Weave for London Design Festival 2020 Photograph: courtesy of LDF

London Design Festival was one of the first design events post-lockdown to commit to running on its scheduled September dates. The festival programme reflects the events of 2020. This year there’s a new Virtual Design Destination by Adorno hosting work by European designers unable

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These Houston artisans make the sweetest Texas-themed home decor

If you’re anything like me, you love to see the silhouette of the great state of Texas plastered on just about anything. The Houston artisans featured here do just that, but in the classiest, most artistic ways.

From handmade wall signs

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NYC education union boss sued for foolishly wasting members’ dues

The president of Local 372 — which represents some of the lowest-paid city staffers — has drained the group’s coffers on salary hikes, unnecessary decorating and a $10 million Manhattan office space, two members allege in a new lawsuit.

Union members Paul Brathwaite, who is running for president, and Anthony Gordon, who is running for executive vice president, leveled the explosive charges against current president Shaun Francois in a lawsuit filed Tuesday in Manhattan Supreme Court and aimed at shedding more light on the organization’s books.

Local 372 represents about 23,000 Department of Education employees who do not work as

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Change of exterior paint color requires HOA membership vote in condo

Ryan Poliakoff, Condo Q&A
Published 10:13 a.m. ET Sept. 12, 2020


Dear Poliakoffs,

I am the president of our association.  We are a community of 88 one-story townhouses, 26 duplexes and 12 triplexes. We are classified as a condominium.

We will start to repaint all buildings starting Oct. 1 this year. For 30 years these homes have been painted several shades of beige. Our board would like to introduce some color this time on a voluntary basis.

Here is our problem:

Florida Statute 718.113 requires us to obtain approval of 75% of the homeowners to

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French country mansion has luxury outdoor kitchen, game room, theater for under $1 million

French country architecture meets luxurious and timeless masterpiece with this mansion, boasting a theater, game room, and luxury outdoor kitchen. 

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Halloween Decor You Can Keep Up All Season

You know the routine: You put up decorations for Halloween, only to take them down a few days later. Then, you put up Thanksgiving decorations, only to replace ’em with Christmas decorations. But who has the time for all that?

Yes, you want to be festive, but the seven tubs of decorations you house in your closet dedicated to the holiday season are too much (and, let’s be real, taking up much-needed closet space). But is it even possible to put up decor appropriate for all those very diverse holidays? Even decor you can leave up until after Christmas? Yup!

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Nike transforms a Boeing 787 interior to keep pro athletes rejuvenated and healthy on the fly!

None compares to Teague when we talk about designing interiors of Boeing commercial airliners. So, how could they resist the temptation to craft the interiors of a Boeing 787 Dreamliner tailor-made for pro athletes? The Seattle-based cross-discipline design firm collaborated with Nike to come up with the Athlete’s Plane that keeps athletes in top playing condition, even when they traverse three timezones to play a crucial away game. Specifically designed for a basketball team, the airborne facility has everything a player needs to be 100 percent mentally and physically fit to negate the “away disadvantage.” To extract the best performance

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