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Special Event Philosophy in the Garden A morning of speculation, conversation and creation in the beautiful Fenton House gardens. Special Event Natalie Merchant and Alain de Botton in Conversation Join Natalie Merchant and Alain de Botton in this unique evening of in depth conversation and music. Tours & Weekends PE: How to be Fit and Clever A day of physical and intellectual exercises to get the lungs pumping, muscles flexing and brain pulsing.

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Eleven French Films for People Who Hate French Films A wise man once said, “French films are… too French.” American audiences often have preconceived notions about foreign films… that they’re boring, nonsensical, and hoity-toity(a technical term, you can google it), but French films in particular may come across as more pretentious than a lifetime subscription to McSweeney’s Quarterly Concern. So how do we at Film School Rejects combat this misguided attitude? First, we acknowledge that for the most part it’s true.

Top 40 Useful Sites To Learn New Skills The web is a powerful resource that can easily help you learn new skills. You just have to know where to look. Sure, you can use Google, Yahoo, or Bing to search for sites where you can learn new skills , but I figured I’d save you some time. Here are the top 40 sites I have personally used over the last few years when I want to learn something new. The Top 10 Web Design Skills You WILL Need! Here are my top 10 web design skills that you WILL need to master to become an effective web designer. If you’re serious about mastering web design and marketing, check out the Pro Web Design Alliance. See how Jordan benefited from the course forum and Google hangout sessions to make his and his clients’ sites better. Look at Jordan’s site and the testimonials from his clients here.

Use a Journal For Self-Discovery and Self-Expression By Garrett Coan – As a therapist, I often suggest to clients that they explore their feelings and thoughts by keeping a journal. Sometimes clients ask for a bit of direction with this process. Here are some journaling ideas if you’re not sure where to start: 1. Dietary fats and oils Dietary fats and oils are the most concentrated form of energy as they yield 9 calories/g, whereas, carbohydrates and proteins yield only 4 calories/gm. Nuts and oil seeds are good sources of fat. Beside rich in energy, dietary fats are incredible sources of essential fatty acids, vitamin E in addition to act as the transport vehicle for fat-soluble vitamins/hormones. There are two types of dietary fats, visible and non-visible fat. Visible fats include oils, butter, animal fat etc.

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The 50 most interesting articles on Wikipedia « Copybot Deep in the bowels of the internet, I came across an exhaustive list of interesting Wikipedia articles by Ray Cadaster. It’s brilliant reading when you’re bored, so I got his permission to post the top 50 here. Bookmark it, start reading, and become that person who’s always full of fascinating stuff you never knew about. The top 50 Wikipedia articles by interestingness

15 sites web developers and designers should know Creating a good website isn't an easy task, but there's a few tools that can definitely make your developer or designer life easier. In this article, I have compiled 15 extremely useful website that any web developer or web designer should have bookmarked. ColorCombos When designing a website, one of the firsts (and most important) steps of the process is to choose a color scheme. Get Photo-News with the PhotoVerse App Last week, the developers of an iPhone/iPad app contacted me about using my RSS feed to pull content for their new application. It’s a pretty cool idea, so I said “go for it!” PhotoVerse collects photography related news and blog posts like any RSS reader, and makes it handy for anybody interested in photography to keep up on their reading while also allowing them to share the articles on social media networks. In essence, it’s a preloaded feed reader just for the photography nuts. The developers also asked me if I would like to test out the application… but I’m on Android, so no luck.

Jane Sheerin, Acupuncturist, Lemont, PA 16851 Welcome to Lemont Acupuncture Centre with Jane E. Sheerin who has 19 years experience. We offer one-on-one care in a very relaxed, confidential setting. You will receive the healthful benefits of a painless and effective style of acupuncture, usually followed by shiatsu massage, nutritional counseling, and herbal therapy, when indicated and desired. Lemont Acupuncture Centre takes a commonsense approach to health care, examining factors contributing to, or subtracting from, your overall well-being. Acupuncture is so relaxing and beneficial that most people sleep during treatment.

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