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What Is a Turkish Costume?

The Turkish costume is a two piece costume which exposes the abdominal area of a belly dancer. There are many interpretations, beliefs, and myths as to why this area of the body is exposed. Use your imagination and visualize a tent located in a desert thousands of years ago. The dancers’ clothing is made from cotton and wool. As the dancers performed their bodies got hot and for relief part of their clothing was removed in order to cool off. They also did not wear bras in […]

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25 Things To Do On Christmas Day To Make It The Most Wonderful Time Of The Year

January Nelson Updated October 10, 2018 0 There are more things to do on Christmas day than open presents. Spend some quality time with the people you love the most because it’s not often you are all together under the same roof. 1. Create decorations. By Christmas morning, you probably already have all of your lights strung and ornaments hung but you can always add to the collection. Set up a craft table with glitter, glue, and paint to decorate glass balls or string a needle through […]

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Leaders Need VIABLE Solutions

In nearly every group and/ or organization, we often, witness, some individuals, who either, are elected, selected, or ascend to a position of leadership, who appear, either unprepared, unready, unwilling, or unable, to effectively, make a difference, for the better. Being a quality leader, involves, far more, than, simply making empty promises, and/ or rhetoric, and, even, believing, they are well – prepared, for the necessities of leadership, etc. Rather, we need a leader, who fully considers the needs, goals, and priorities, of the specific group, weighs […]

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Leaders Need VIABLE Solutions

In nearly every group and/ or organization, we often, witness, some individuals, who either, are elected, selected, or ascend to a position of leadership, who appear, either unprepared, unready, unwilling, or unable, to effectively, make a difference, for the better. Being a quality leader, involves, far more, than, simply making empty promises, and/ or rhetoric, and, even, believing, they are well – prepared, for the necessities of leadership, etc. Rather, we need a leader, who fully considers the needs, goals, and priorities, of the specific group, weighs […]

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Kitchen revolution: how Nigella Lawson changed food writing

Funny, literary and irreverent, How to Eat reinvented the cookbook. Twenty years on, Bee Wilson explores how Nigella Lawsons evocative, appetite-driven food writing influenced a generation Strangely, it can take enormous confidence to trust your own palate, follow your own instincts. When I first read these words in How to Eat by Nigella Lawson 20 years ago, it felt like angel trumpets going off in my head. I was in my mid-20s, pregnant and surfacing from nearly a decade of dieting and disordered eating. This idea that […]

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Neneh Cherry on Buffalo Stance, family ties and coke for radio plays

The counter-cultural icon contemplates everything from growing up in a commune to walking away from the 80s spotlight and her new album Broken Politics On the train to speak with Neneh Cherry about her fifth album, Broken Politics, I get an email from her publicist. Just to let you know, it says, Nenehs dad died yesterday. It is hard to imagine anyone would be in the mood to talk to a journalist after hearing such news. The death of her mother Monica in 2009 floored the musician, […]

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19 Facts About, Cicada 3301, A Mysterious Puzzle Internet Puzzle

Jerome London Updated October 1, 2018 0 Cicada 3001 has been called “the most elaborate and mysterious puzzle of the internet age.” ranked it as one of the “top 5 eeriest, unsolved mysteries of the internet.” Six years after the elaborate cryptographic puzzle contest first launched, it still seems that no one except the person(s) who started it know(s) what it even meant—if it meant anything at all. The Facts As We Know Them About Cicada 3001 10. At the end of the three-day countdown, the website […]

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This stranger bought a man the most heartwarming gift ever

This could be you!Image: SHUTTERSTOCK / SUBBOTINA ANNA This is You Won’t Regret It, a new weekly column featuring recommendations, tips, and unsolicited advice from the Mashable culture team. Come December, malls and stores will be packed full of people looking to find the perfect gifts just in time for the holidays. The whole experience of shopping for gifts so close to the holidays can be overwhelming and is often fairly unpleasant and pretty costly. But it’s totally possible to avoid most of these pains if you […]

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This stranger bought a man the most heartwarming gift ever

This could be you!Image: SHUTTERSTOCK / SUBBOTINA ANNA This is You Won’t Regret It, a new weekly column featuring recommendations, tips, and unsolicited advice from the Mashable culture team. Come December, malls and stores will be packed full of people looking to find the perfect gifts just in time for the holidays. The whole experience of shopping for gifts so close to the holidays can be overwhelming and is often fairly unpleasant and pretty costly. But it’s totally possible to avoid most of these pains if you […]

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IPUs? These New Chips Are Minted For Marketing

IPUn. Short for intelligence processing unit, a new kind of computer chip optimized for AI. Way back in the early 2000s, when the first Xbox came out, researchers discovered they could hack video­game consoles for scientific uses. It seems the devices’ graphic processing units, or GPUs, designed to render flying gore and mayhem, also ran physics simulations faster than the CPUs in ordinary computers. Today, researchers still use GPU chips, not just for modeling but for artificial intelligence. Since each one contains lots of mini brains that […]

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