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Here’s What The Ancient Practice Of Sprinkling Water Around Food Meant!

Our ancestors have left us with a trove of traditional practises that became an integral part of the Indian culture and were also considered healthy. However, somewhere we have forgotten these ancient practises that have a reason backing them. One of these practises includes sprinkling water in a circular fashion around their plate or banana leaf thrice. This practise is still prevalent in most parts ... Read More »

What Caregiver Burnout Is And How To Prevent It

Caring for someone with a chronic or progressive condition can be exhausting. This remains true even when the caregiver has lovingly assumed this responsibility and is managing it with the very best of intentions. Consistently putting someone else’s needs ahead of your own can be physically, mentally, and emotionally draining. Unfortunately, once a caregiver actually burns out, this individual may ... Read More »

Patishapta: What Makes The Bengali Stuffed Crepe Treat A Spring Favourite

Bengalis and their affection for sweets is no hidden secret. Making the most of available ingredients is a craft Bengalis mastered years ago and some of the best exhibit of this expertise can be seen in their sweets. The world of confection churned just of chenna(spilt milk), cottage cheese or gur(jaggery) can boggle the most sound minds at times, and then there are ... Read More »

‘Not another Best Teacher mug’ – what teachers really want for Christmas

As festive tokens of appreciation they are all happily received. But the Christmas presents teachers get from pupils and parents can range from the obvious to the totally random. As parents shop for gifts and the end of term approaches, we asked Manchester’s hard-working teachers to tell us the presents they get, the presents they’d love to get – and ... Read More »

What Education Technology Companies Need To Know About Schools

As an innovation team focused on improving the world through education, my colleagues and I are often the first port of call for ed tech startups hoping to go to market or to scale their products globally. As such, we review hundreds of ed tech products per year and, in some cases, set up pilot programs to assess impact and ... Read More »

Derrick Rose is a sad sports tale of what could have been

We are besieged with the melancholy subject of “What if?” all the time in baseball, especially when it comes to pitchers. What could Mark Prior have been? Or Matt Harvey, for that matter? In some ways, that’s always an underlying reality waiting just beneath the turf. It’s worse in football, of course, because the nature of that high-collision sport demands ... Read More »

Stick to sports? Here’s what these legends say about mixing politics and ballgames

“Stick to sports” has been heard this fall almost as much as “The President said what?” The developments surrounding the national anthem protests have put sports journalists in a vice: Do we ignore what athletes are doing on the field when it’s not sports? Or do we talk about it and potentially alienate the masses who want their sports page to be ... Read More »

What to do when your laptop’s touchpad stops working

. When your laptop’s touchpad stops responding to your fingers, you’ve got a problem. Have you ever tried to use a Windows PC without a mouse, touchpad, or other pointing device? It’s all but impossible. If the problem just started, reboot your computer and see if that fixes it. (Yes, I know that’s painfully obvious, but we all sometimes overlook the obvious.) If ... Read More »

What is Purchase Order Financing and is It Right for Your Business?

You just got a big order but your inventory of supplies is down. No need to worry about losing the business. Purchase order financing can set you up with the supplies and inventory you’ll need to start that new job.  Small Business Trends interviewed Taylor Haddix, Funding Specialist at Segway Financial, LLC, to learn more about this financial tool. “Purchase order ... Read More »

A people-owned internet exists. Here is what it looks like

‘Whatever happens in Washington, we can start building an internet that respects our rights on the local level.’ Photograph: Karen Bleier/AFP/Getty Images Like many Americans, I don’t have a choice about my internet service provider. I live in a subsidized housing development where there’s only one option, and it happens to be, by some accounts, the most hated company in the ... Read More »