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Night School News, Videos, Reviews and Gossip - Lifehacker. 1244154192445_f.jpg (500×375) Lose weight the French way. Attack phase ... Protein like meat and fish is the focus of the first stage of the Dukan Diet. Source: The Sunday Telegraph HAVE you ever wondered why most French women appear to be effortlessly slim? The answer could lie in their diet. When French nutritionist Dr Pierre Dukan introduced his Dukan Diet there 10 years ago, the book rushed to the top of the French bestseller list and spawned a dieting revolution.

Today, more than 1.5 million French women swear by its dramatic and long-lasting results. Politicians, film stars and high-profile models, including Gisele Bündchen and Jennifer Lopez, live the Dukan life, all of them seduced by its promise of permanent slenderness while eating what you like. The basic rules The Dukan Diet starts with a short Attack phase, where you eat nothing but protein – just meat, fish, eggs and non-fat dairy products.

This is the kick-start that gives you the initial impetus and sets the tone for the other phases. No more constraints Phase one: attack. Thomas Edison National Historical Park - Very Early Recorded Sound. Unrealistic Scenes on Photography Served. [Geeks are Sexy] Technology News - We make technology sexy! - Part 2. You can do a lot with a D20, pencil and paper. Including, it turns out, designing a code that helps bring pictures from space. That was one of the (admittedly unstated) conclusions from a talk by Dr Julia Wolf at the University of Bristol this week to mark Ada Lovelace Day. She describes her work as focusing on “arithmetic structures in dense sets of integers and combines Fourier analytic, combinatorial and probabilistic methods” but fortunately chose to start in more simple terms for those of us in the audience who are not mathematicians.

(My apologies in advance to Dr Wolf and our more mathematically-oriented readers for any errors or oversimplifications in this article.) The talk centered on the challenge of creating binary codes that can cope with errors introduced by noise during transmission. To illustrate, these are some limitations with some possible ways of transmitting a code with two possible messages (such as “Yes” or “No”). [Post Header Picture Source: Scott Ogle (CC BY 2.0)] The 10 Commandments Of Pop Culture Feminism. The Lost Generation: A Decade of Teen Movies. Honestly WTF. By: Adam Campbell, M.S., C.S.C.S. Want a fat-burning workout that fits your life? Then check out this routine that uses moves from The Women’s Health Big Book of Exercises. You can do it almost anywhere, and you can do it fast—yet you’ll be amazed at how quickly it gets your heart-pumping.

All you need is just one pair of light dumbbells—5 or 10 pounders! —to target every part of your body while burning tons of calories. So you’ll never have to leave your house or even use a treadmill. The best part: You can tailor the routine to fit your schedule. Make this your best year yet with this body-transforming workout! Directions: The workout is simple: There are 5 exercises. One note: This workout is made for light weights. Beginners: You may need to start out a little easier. Fitness buffs: If you want to make the routine harder, just increase the amount of the 60-second station that you spend working, and decrease the amount that you rest. Bonus: Get outside with these backyard workout ideas! 'Banksy of Bulgaria' Turns Soviet-Era Statues into American Superheroes. An unknown artist who’s called “the Banksy of Bulgaria” has created an impressive bit of street art using well known American icons including comic book characters.

Identified as “Moving with the Times,” the piece replaces the Soviet troops with American icons like Superman, Robin, the Joker, Ronald McDonald and Captain America.Built in 1954 in the capital city of Sofia, the statue depicts Russian Red Army soldiers “liberating” Bulgaria, commemorating the coup d’état that installed Communism in Bulgaria and began a long and ultimately painful relationship with the Soviet Union. The Daily Mail reports that while monuments of this kind were once sacrosanct, but have been prime targets for graffiti artists since the fall of the Berlin Wall in 1990. What’s your take on this, dear readers? Are these classic American icons the new heroes of Eastern Europe?

Is this Banksy of Bulgaria suggesting that one imperialist ally has been replaced with another, but in friendlier clothing? Over 5gb of Free Samples, Sounds and Loops | Continuous Renditions of the Uncommon. Sharing is Caring Below you will find over 5000 free samples, sounds, loops and one shots. Subscribe to my blog for more music and graphic freebies in the future. These samples are supplied in labelled kits (with varying bpms), each of which contains bass, beat, synth, piano, jazz, dubstep, percussion, house, drum, hip hop, rock, etc., samples. As well as loops, some of the kits also contain hits and multisamples. Most of these samples are supplied as 24-bit WAV files and can be imported directly into your DAW(digital audio workstation) or sampler of choice.

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I have particularly fond memories of the family birthday dinners gathered around that same table, eating the birthday kid’s meal of choice: my mom’s lasagna, my dad’s famous barbeque steak dinners, or, any other favourite of the time. There was, though, one thing that didn’t vary: the cake. Throughout the 70′s (and possibly the 60′s), I remember my mom serving yellow birthday cakes with chocolate fudgy icing. . , and I knew I had to try it. So, here’s the family in our yellow-cake-with-chocolate-frosting days, or well, 1975. Ingredients. 8 Real Women Who Deserve Their Own Movies. Hollywood, we have to talk. I’ve spoken to every ticket-buyer in America and we’ve all decided that you need to make more movies about badass women. Like, starting yesterday. Oh sure, every now and then you will throw us a Salt or maybe even a Salt II, but face it, Hollywood, many of your attempts at a woman-driven action movies have been half-assed at best and soul-crushingly awful at worst (see Electra, Street Fighter: The Legend of Chun-Li, or, dear God, Sucker Punch).

It should not be that hard, Hollywood. All we, the ticket-buying public of America want is a good story about a woman or a bunch of women who fight and shoot and do other badass things badassedly. And guess what? Don’t know where to start, Hollywood? 8. Lozen was the sister of an Apache chief. 7. A wise man once said “ending a movie summary with the phrase ‘and then he stomps the living hell out of a bunch of Nazis’ automatically makes everything about your movie better.” 6. 5. 4. 3. 2. Yay, more elephants! 1. Lighter Fun. I hope this mix makes you feel horrible.

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Songs for a Modern Incarnation of Lady Brett Ashley 01. 01. Requested by workingstiff · Compiled by KilJoii. Breed Breakdown | Find Your New Furry Friend. 129876888811195.jpg (2000×2000) The Periodic Table of Dessert: Closeups. The Periodic Table of Dessert: Closeups The Periodic Table of Dessert Designed by Andrew Plotkin Copyright 2003 If you want to print out the diagrams from this page -- for personal amusement only -- go ahead. Naturally I encourage you to purchase the fine poster I have set up at Cafepress. It is higher-resolution... meaning you can read the text without squinting... and nicely laid out, and exceptionally nifty in lots of other ways. Plus, I get some cash that way. Last updated April 21, 2003. Purchase poster via Cafepress Frequently-commented comments about the Table Back to the Periodic Table Zarfhome(map)(down) Film.FM - Watch Free Movies Online.

'All the world's a stage' - William Shakespeare. Stylistic device. In literature and writing, Stylistic Elements are the use of any of a variety of techniques to give an auxiliary meaning, idea, or feeling to the literal or written. Figurative language[edit] A figure of speech is any way of saying something other than the ordinary way.

Figurative language is language using figures of speech.[1] Irony- a subtle of meaning Simile[edit] The easiest stylistic device to find is a simile, because you only have to look for the words "as" or "like". A simile is a comparison used to attract the reader's attention and describe something in descriptive terms. Example: "From up here on the fourteenth floor, my brother Charley looks like an insect scurrying among other insects. " Example: The beast had eyes as big as baseballs and teeth as long as knives. Example: She put her hand to the boy's head, which was steaming like a hot train. [edit] A metaphor is like a simile but you do not use "like" or "as" in the sentence like you would in a simile.

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Red Associated with: Danger, passion, energy, warmth, adventure and optimism.Best for: The colour red is known as a sociable and lively colour and is used to stimulate the appetite, making this colour a prefect choice for dining rooms. Pink Pink can come across as too sweet and girlie – to counteract this you could introduce a neutral colour or hints of dark charcoal, brown or black Orange Green Blue Yellow Lilac Purple Brown Grey. Filthy Dubstep | zfranciose | 8tracks. The Shakespeare Insult Server. Inner Child: Colorful Home has Trap Doors & Secret Slides. If kids could design and build whole homes, what would they look like? This so-called Rainbow House is filled with secret doors, slides that bridge between floors and multi-colored spiral staircases to wind you back up.

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