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Palm oil in the amazon—threat or opportunity?

Small migratory farming is responsible for 70 percent of the annual deforestation in Peru. Can palm oil address this problem and lead the change towards sustainable development in the Peruvian Amazon?

Here's how to have a 'dry garden' that's colorful, too

Drought-tolerant yards don’t have to be stark (or dull), says Palm Springs-based author and horticulturist Maureen Gilmer. Her new book, “The Colorful Dry Garden,” is bent on bringing a riot of fertile color into arid Southern California landscapes. Gilmer’s latest book — she has written 18 about...

How to Use Raw Sugar: Jaggery, Gula Melaka, Panela, and More

There's newfangled refined white sugar, and then there's raw sugar: the smoky, bitter, caramelized, fruity, burnished reductions of cane or palm juice that belong in your pantry. Here's how to make the most of it.

For Paul George, L.A. homecoming transcends the business of basketball

Knight High School sits on the edge of civilization in Palmdale. To step outside its front door is to face hundreds of yucca palms, or Joshua trees, extending their spikey limbs toward the sky. The trees dot the landscape for miles and miles until they reach the San Gabriel Mountains unobstructed....

Here’s what $250K buys in the Southern California desert

From Palm Springs to Pioneertown Welcome to Curbed Comparisons, where we explore what you can rent or buy for a certain dollar amount in various neighborhoods. This week, we’re going a bit further afield, taking a look at five homesShow More Summary

archiemcphee: Hold the moon in the palm of your hand, give it a...

archiemcphee: Hold the moon in the palm of your hand, give it a great big hug, or let it illuminate your room with Luna, an enchanting spherical lamp designed by Taipei-based Acorn Studio. Originally created for use on concert stages and in music videos, the studio is now hoping to produce Luna on a larger scale. Show More Summary

Michael Haneke On #MeToo: “The Witch Hunt Should Be Left In The Middle Ages”

Oscar and double Palme d’Or winner Michael Haneke has become the latest prominent European artist to lament what he calls a “witch hunt” in the wake of the #MeToo movement. Speaking with Kurier, the Austrian filmmaker said there is no...Show More Summary

NYC’s Quad Cinema Surveys the Erotic Thriller with Release of François Ozon’s ‘Double Lover’

Double Lover, François Ozon’s sexy, twisted new thriller based on a 1987 Joyce Carol Oates short story, opens on Valentine’s Day at Quad Cinema. The Cannes Palme d’Or competitor was called the “kinkiest movie at Cannes” and follows a woman who falls for her psychoanalyst, but soon realizes that all is not as it seems. […]

Miami's Best Eats and Drinks This Week: Free Croissants, Cooking Class, and 1-800-Lucky

This week, Cafe Nikki is offering free croissants, Palme d'Or hosts a wine-pairing dinner, 1-800-Lucky opens for lunch, and the Wynwood Yard continues its weekly cooking classes.

The kilogram gets a makeover

In Sèvres, a small commune on the outskirts of Paris, lies a gleaming lump of metal the size of a palm. Le Grand K, or Big K as they call the platinum and iridium alloy, sits underground in a high-security vault. It is held under three glass bell jars, and can only be retrieved using three separate keys, each held by different individuals.

The 5 Best Movies to Buy or Stream This Week: ‘Blade Runner 2049,’ ‘The Polka King’

One of the most staggeringly beautiful movies of last year makes its Blu-ray debut this week, and I’m finally understanding why gearheads want me to upgrade to this “4K UHD BD” nonsense. We’ve also got 2016’s Palme d’Or winner joining the Criterion Collection, three different versions of an unsung Orson Welles movie on FilmStruck, and […]

Bracketology: Big 12 has 2 No. 1 seeds, places 6 teams in NCAA Tournament field

The ACC has eight teams in Jerry Palm's bracket, but the Big 12 has four No. 3 seeds or better

Contributing Op-Ed Writer: Away in a Manger... Or Under a Palm Tree?

3 months agoNews : NYTimes: News

We’ll probably never know for sure where Jesus was born. But there are some things that Christians and Muslims alike can agree on.

The Class Tension of ‘The Umbrellas of Cherbourg’

By Jacob Oller Money transcends all barriers. irector Jacques Demy‘s 1964 musical masterpiece The Umbrellas of Cherbourg won the Palme d’Or and countless hearts with its romantic post-war realism. Although it focuses on the plights of everyday life, it also coagulates larger themes about what it means to exist in an imbalanced economy. Show More Summary

Cherry Announces the MW 4500 Mouse with 45° Palm Rest, 1200 DPI Sensor

3 months agoTechnology / Hardware : AnandTech

Cherry has introduced its MW 4500 mouse featuring a rather unique shape that promises to reduce, or even prevent hand fatigue, but only for right handers. The mouse is aimed at mainstream users in office or home, it has a sensor with a relatively high DPI sampling rate, is outfitted with six buttons and a scroll wheel. Show More Summary

Leaked Mormon Church booklet for leaders claims masturbation turns you gay

3 months agoHumor / odd : Boing Boing

Remember when the fear of going blind or growing hair on your palms was enough to make you stop masturbating? Neither do I, but apparently The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has been spreading a much more “terrifying” myth...Show More Summary

European Film Awards: ‘The Square’ Sweeps Prizes At Issue-Focused Ceremony

UPDATE, WRITETHRU: Ruben Ostlund’s Cannes Palme d’Or winner The Square swept through the European Film Awards tonight in Berlin. The satirical art world drama was named Best European Film and European Comedy among its other wins. This marks the first year that the same film has won both categories since the comedy race was added in 2013. Show More Summary

Samsung is working on a phone that can read the palm of your hand (SSNLF)

Samsung has filed a patent application for a device that can read the palm of your hand, Engadget first reported. The prototype technology wouldn't replace traditional biometric systems like fingerprints or face scanners, however, but...Show More Summary

Samsung envisions phones that read your palm

There's a good possibility that you've forgotten a password and had to get hints or recover it. But the process for that isn't very trustworthy. Intruders can guess security questions, for one thing. Samsung might soon have a subtler way of helping you remember your password, though: it would give you a palm reading. Show More Summary

Eight Sneak Peeks of Colorful Palm Springs

Probably like most other business travelers, when I travel to conferences or meetings, I don’t always get out of the hotel very much. For conferences like the one I was at last week, I usually don’t pick the destination or the hotel,...Show More Summary

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