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Interesting Facts About 6 Common Words’ Origins

Share: Ever stopped for a moment and wondered how the common words you use in your daily life came into being? Probably you have been too busy to ponder upon that mystery and did not use numerology to find your strengths. Well, as a matter of fact, some of the words we use numerous times on a daily basis have really interesting origins that are worth looking into. So, read on and increase your knowledge of the unknown facts:- Nightmare Nightmares are the bad dreams we encounter during night, so the name rather makes some sense. But what has...

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Dianne and Tad Taube Donate $14.5 Million to Launch Youth Addiction and Children’s Concussion Initiatives

Share: Two donations totaling $14.5 million were gifted to the Stanford University School of Medicine and Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital by Tad and Dianne Taube of Taube Philanthropies. The funds from the donations will be used to help address youth addictions and concussions in children and promote further research in both areas. Both are among the most important issues affecting the health and wellness of children and adolescents today. The generous gifts given by Taube Philanthropies have the potential to allow researchers at Stanford to expand awareness and develop life-saving and life-enhancing solutions for children and young adults around...

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4-Diamond Wine Country resort offers an unexpected twist

Share: Distill the idea of becoming a weekend mixologist at the Allegretto Vineyard Resort, Paso Robles’ first destination resort. The Central Coast is capturing the imagination of distillers who are using the bounty of the region to create spirits featuring local ingredients. Now, guests who have had their fill of wine tours can immerse themselves in spirits and mixology as the resort announces its Distillery Tour and Mixology Class. The three day, two night curated offering begins with behind-the-scenes tours of three Central Coast distilleries and includes lunch with a twist and luxury transportation. The experience is infused with a...

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AYANA Unveils Redesigned Luxury Villas at its Famed Spa on the Rocks in Bali

Share: AYANA Resort and Spa, BALI, Bali’s premier oceanfront resort, set on 225 acres of property overlooking Jimbaran Bay and home to the only Thermes Marins Spa in Southeast Asia, announces the completion of its two newly renovated state-of-the-art Spa on The Rocks Villas. AYANA’s Spa on the Rocks Villas allow guests to experience world famous spa treatments while being fully immersed in nature; surrounded by the Indian Ocean on three sides, each of the two treatment villas offers an immersive sensory experience and utmost seclusion and privacy. The AYANA team worked with critically acclaimed interior design firm P49 to re-imagine its two treatment villas, introducing fresh design elements to the most exclusive treatment facilities on...

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Chinese Soul Food

Share: Today kicks off Chinese New Year 2018 and the Spring Festival will be celebrated through March 2. It’s the Year of the Dog. Don’t just order take-out, why not try cooking at home. Grab your wok and a copy of Chinese Soul Food: A Friendly Guide for Homemade Dumplings, Stir-Fries, Soups, and More by Hsia-Ching Chou. If you want to jump right in you’ll find three of her classic recipes below; Soup Dumplings (Xiao Long Bao), Red-Braised Pork Belly and Dry-Fried Green Beans. Hsiao-Ching Chou is an award-winning food journalist, cooking instructor and author.  Chinese Soul Food is a collection of...

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