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Quiet Beauty in Edinburgh: At Home and Work with Nina Plummer of Ingredients LDN

When Nina and Craig left London for Edinburgh, they came seeking soulful living. The two met as psychology students at the Dundee University—Nina is Serbian and was raised in Vienna; Paul has Irish parents and grew up outside Edinburgh—and they take an analytical approach to interiors and the feelings rooms impart. Self-taught design aficionados, they share a love of antiques and timeless objects, of quiet spaces, and of applying intention and care to their quarters: “We like to think that if we...
Tags: Architecture & Interiors, Antiques & Vintage, Bedrooms, House Tour, Kitchen Accessories, Remodel & Renovation, Scotland, Small Kitchens


Meet a Local Cartoonist: A Chat with Deandra "Nika" Tan

from her Instagram feed by Mike RhodeDeandra "Nika" Tan's work is being exhibited in Arlington's Aurora Hills Library for two months, ending next week. Her artist's statement for the small exhibit reads:Deandra "Nika" Tan is a Virginia-based writer and artist who primarily leverages the medium of comics to tell her stories. Her visual art style combines elements of Japanese manga and vintage art illustrations, which she then further adapts to fit the tone of whatever project she's w...
Tags: Comics, Interview, Washington, Virginia, New York City, Webcomics, Vienna, Washington Dc, Wacom, Tom, Arlington, Otakon, Columbia Pike, Mike Rhode, Nika, Tapas Media


The Importance of Being Yourself in a Professional Environment

By Dr David Kubes Our business world is way more creative and unique than a lot of people consider. No human being on our planet exactly looks alike – not even twins. The idea of having standards, rules and regulations have not been designed to make us equal or act the same – they were designed to make it easier to live together and have an organization in place that allows us to interact. Unfortunately, this has led to the idea that certain standards have to be or should be met in order to reac...
Tags: Business, Management, Vienna, Cuba, Right Now, David Kubes, Vienna Kubes, Wealth Creators Anonymous Follow David Being


Rick Steves gets lost in the music and grandeur of Vienna

A visit to Vienna’s Bösendorfer piano factory on his first trip to Europe inspired a special appreciation of Europe — especially Vienna — in travel expert Rick Steves.
Tags: Travel, Europe, News, Life, Vienna, Rick Steves


Complex societies gave birth to big gods, not the other way around

Big data analyses by an international research team, including a member of the Complexity Science Hub Vienna, suggest that moralizing gods are rather the product than the drivers of social complexity. The results are published in the current issue of the journal Nature.
Tags: Science, Vienna, Complexity Science Hub


Green-roofed timber dwelling in Austria is built with recycled materials

In the historic Austrian village of Purkersdorf, Vienna-based architectural practice Juri Troy Architects has completed the L House, a timber home named after its L-shaped form integrated with sustainable design elements. Built with numerous recycled materials, the house forms a strong connection with nature from its green roof to its large windows that sweep views of the bucolic outdoors in. Nestled into a southern slope above the village of Purkersdorf, the 3,450-square-foot L House boasts ...
Tags: Design, Architecture, Austria, Vienna, Gallery, House, Carousel Showcase, Recycled Materials, Natural Light, Green Roof, Natural Ventilation, Open-plan, Natural Pool, Terrace, Cantilevered, Floor To Ceiling Glazing


JUNO Award Winners 2019: The Full Winner List

The Juno Awards, Canadian Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences (CARAS) and CBC took over Budweiser Gardens in London, Ontario last weekend to celebrate Canada's annual biggest night if music. Hosted by Sarah McLachlan, the event featured 11 spectacular performances including Dance Recording of the Year winners Loud Luxury alongside the Western University Marching Band; emerging pop-singer and Breakthrough Artist of the Year bülow; Rock Album of the Year and Group of the Year winne...
Tags: Europe, Music, Japan, China, Vienna, Canada, Katy Perry, Kendrick Lamar, Beethoven, Jackie Chan, Bahamas, Vaughan, Cbc, Wilson, David Foster, Calvin Harris


Board Question #91829: Who is your favorite board answerer from the past? I ...

Q: Dear 100 Hour Board,Who is your favorite board answerer from the past? I always liked Pa Grape.-Now that ages me A: Dear Golden Oldie,  CATS never fails to make me laugh. I also like yayfulness, Heidi Book, Optimistic, Sherpa Dave, and Waldorf and Sauron.   Cheers,  Guesthouse A: Dear you, The first writer I thought of was Ardilla Feroz cause he was my favorite when I first started reading the board, but then I remembered that he's totally still a thing so that's pretty cool. When I firs...
Tags: Vienna, Sauron, Waldorf, HFAC, Sherpa Dave, Gimgimno, Yellow Vienna Portia, Alice Toasteroven Benvolio Claudio Foreman, El Ahrairah Katya Ambrosia, Board Golden Age Suerte Ardilla Feroz


Coded language of hate groups makes threats hard to spot

Sick jokes and deadly intentions can often be difficult to tell apart for those policing online cultureThe irony-laden vocabulary of the far-right online communities that spawned the terror attack in Christchurch on Friday makes it “extremely difficult” to distinguish a sick joke from a deadly serious threat, according to experts on the international far right and online information warfare.References to “shitposting”, YouTube stars and the 17th-century Battle of Vienna are hallmarks of “that on...
Tags: Facebook, Technology, Media, Social Networking, World news, Vienna, Asia Pacific, New Zealand, The far right, Christchurch, Atlantic Council, Ben Nimmo


Best places to travel in May

We’ve finally reached the light at the end of the winter tunnel. Daylight savings is over and the sun is shining, and all is right with the world. No? Still not in full-on summer mode yet? Well, that’s ok — May is a mere two months away, bringing with it the unofficial start of summer at Memorial Day. It also brings music festivals, barbecue festivals, and even a camel-riding festival. Plus Cinco de Mayo and the general relief that we don’t have to think about winter again until football is b...
Tags: Travel, Europe, Australia, Kentucky, Africa, US, Alabama, Prague, Vienna, Budapest, Atlantic, New Jersey, Italy, Bastille, Monaco, Newark


White Supremacist References Plaster NZ Mosque Killer’s Rifles, Online Posts

The self-proclaimed racist who attacked a New Zealand mosque conducting Friday prayers during an assault that killed 49 people opened fire with rifles covered in white-supremacist graffiti and listened to a song glorifying a Bosnian Serb war criminal. These details highlight the toxic belief system behind an unprecedented, live-streamed massacre, which Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern called “one of New Zealand’s darkest days.” Much of the material posted by the alleged killer resembles the meme-...
Tags: Europe, News, Youtube, Vienna, United Nations, New Zealand, Adolf Hitler, Stockholm, Yugoslavia, Southern Poverty Law Center, The Hague Netherlands, Ottoman Empire, Arthur Brown, Radovan Karadzic, Kahlenberg, White Nationalism


ACP invests $41 mln in eHealth Technologies

Aldrich Capital Partners has invested $41 million in eHealth Technologies. Based in West Henrietta, New York, eHealth is a provider of medical record retrieval and organization services and image-enabled HIEs. PRESS RELEASE WEST HENRIETTA, N.Y. and VIENNA, Va., March 14, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Today, Aldrich Capital Partners (ACP), an investment firm based in Vienna, Virginia, announced it has invested $41M in West Henrietta-based, eHealth Technologies, the national leading provider of medical reco...
Tags: Trends, Vienna, Washington Dc, Healthcare, Silicon Valley, Rochester, Andrew Cuomo, Twitter Facebook, ACP, Hie, Monroe County, PE Deals, Vienna Virginia, West Henrietta New York, Aldrich Capital Partners, Aldrich Capital Partners ACP


Leonard Bernstein Awkwardly Turns the Screws on Tenor Jose Carreras While Recording West Side Story (1984)

What have we here? Evidence that the Maestro is a monster? Or a behind the scenes reminder that Arrested Development’s wannabe actor Tobias Fünke is not too far off base when he says that to make it in “this business of show, you have to have the heart of an angel and the hide... of an elephant.” Both? Neither? Any way you slice it, the recording session above is not for your typical cast album. West Side Story, with a book by Arthur Laurents, music by Leonard Bernstein, and lyrics b...
Tags: Google, Music, New York, College, New York City, Theatre, Vienna, Stephen Sondheim, Broadway, Opera, Verona, Maria, Public Domain, Bernstein, Tony, Natalie Wood


Brexit: No 10 to give Tory MPs free vote on extending article 50 – Politics live

Parliament will debate and vote on yet another government motion today, this time to seek an extension to article 50 Full story: prime minister delivers Brexit ultimatum to MPsHow May’s Brexit deal laid bare Tory divisions‘Chaos reigns’: what the papers say 11.14am GMT In the Commons, during the business statement a few minutes ago, the Tory Brexiter Sir Edward Leigh asked for a debate on the possibility that the UK could use article 62 of the Vienna convention to exit the backstop. (See 9.4...
Tags: Europe, Politics, UK, European Union, Conservatives, UK News, World news, Vienna, Theresa May, Foreign Policy, Labour, House Of Commons, Philip Hammond, Parliament, Article 50, Brexit


Why Vienna is the best place in the world, by a former resident

The Austrian capital deserves its 'best place to live' moniker, says former resident Natalie Marchant [Author: Natalie Marchant]
Tags: Vienna, Natalie Marchant


Vienna ranked best city in the world to live in for 10th year running

London came in 41st place [Author: Cathy Adams]
Tags: London, Vienna, Cathy Adams


5 Creative Ways To Motivate Employees

by Jacqui Wylde, Business Development Manager and Incentive Travel Expert at CT Group Travel When staff members feel motivated, appreciated and valued, you’re far more likely to have an efficient team who reach goals and maintains focus across their tasks. Some business leaders do have concerns about how best to retain staff and maintain their happiness. With so many forward-thinking companies offering amazing benefits, how can you make sure that your company is motivating and retaining tal...
Tags: Startups, Childcare, Vienna, Employee Benefits, Norway, Delhi, Costa Rica, Ibiza, Professionalisms, Employee Motivation, Work Culture, Staff Motivation, Jacqui Wilde, Creative Ways To Motivate Employees, Jacqui Wylde, CT Group Travel When


Cost of living around the world

Rent sucks everywhere . Half of the United States is rent-burdened, meaning they spend more than one-third of their income on rent. And when you hear a stat like that, sometimes you think moving to another country might help your situation. But the truth is, it’s tough around the world. To see exactly how tough it’s gotten, relatively, the furnished apartment experts at Nestpick examined 740 neighborhoods in 50 cities, then determined the annual salary a single person would need to live in ea...
Tags: Travel, Asia, Hong Kong, Europe, New York, London, California, France, China, Germany, Boston, Berlin, Singapore, New York City, US, Toronto


The Outcast in Hamburg

It is a “a musicstallation-theater with video” that had its world premiere at the Mannheim Opera in 2012, revived just now in a new version by Vienna’s ORF Radio-Symphonieorchester Wein for one performance at the Vienna Konzerthaus and one performance in Hamburg’s magnificent Elbphilharmonie (above). Olga Neuwirth’s The Outcast and this rich city are imperfect bedfellows!
Tags: Religion, Vienna, Hamburg, Vienna Konzerthaus, Olga Neuwirth, Mannheim Opera, ORF Radio Symphonieorchester Wein


Hi from a Buckeye lover from Ohio!

Hi from a Buckeye lover from Ohio! Submitted by DawninCLE on March 11, 2019 - 3:17am. Hello everyone! I'm a longtime home baker -30yrs ago I dreamed of opening a bakery or restaurant. That wasn't the path I followed in life so far...but I have cooked and baked at home since I started helping my mom around age 10?! Lots of fond memories of time spent with her in the kitchen...which brings me here. I'm a Polish/Slovak gal from Ohio and in search of the perfect Babka and polish r...
Tags: Vienna, Ohio, Baking, Napa, SanFrancisco, Buckeye


Idomeneo, English Touring Opera, 8 March 2019

Hackney Empire Theatre Images: © Richard Hubert Smith Ilia – Galina Averina Idamante – Catherine Carby Idomeneo – Christopher Turner Arbace, High Priest of Neptune – John-Colyn Gyeantey Elettra – Paula Sides Voice of the Oracle of Neptune – Ed Hawkins James Conway (director) Frankie Bradshaw (designs)Rory Beaton (lighting) Chorus and Orchestra of English Touring Opera Jonathan Peter Kenny (conductor) The greatest miracl...
Tags: Religion, Vienna, Munich, Hackney, Neptune, Mediterranean, Mozart, Richard Strauss, Wagner, Kenny, Hollander, Ilia, Gluck, Hackney Empire, Mark Berry, Catherine Carby


EU wants tech independence from the US, but it’ll be tricky

The European Union and its citizens seem increasingly unhappy with the current flow of data, privacy violations, and the overall power of data being in the hands of a few big corporations, located in the USA. The European Commission wants to change this. At their flagship event in Vienna, I got some interesting insights on how Europe wants to stand up for its citizens and shift the balance of power towards Europe. New legislation is on it’s way which could severely challenge the position the US ...
Tags: Startups, Europe, Usa, US, Eu, European Union, Vienna, European Commission, Podium


Fierce, realistic, intimidating – the VR T-Rex experience changing the way we learn about dinosaurs

Queuing in a low-lit room, I was startled by the sharp yelp from the hipster in front of me. He ducked in a sort of fancy basketball-style dodge, whispered “Oh, God!” and then straightened up and somewhat sheepishly shook himself out. Normally in museums, cries of alarm are about as welcome as a loud conversation in a library. The audience around the cordoned-off area laughed and I pitied him, slightly, as I stepped up for my turn at the American Museum of Natural History’s new virtual reality T...
Tags: New York, Science, London, Vienna, Britain, Paris, Rex, American Museum of Natural History, Imperial War Museum, Mark Norell, American Museum of Natural History Credit, Barnum Brown, Hell Creek Montana


Freud is renowned, but his ideas are ill-substantiated

Sigmund Freud stands alongside Charles Darwin and Albert Einstein as one of history's best-known scientists.Despite his claim of creating a new science, Freud's psychoanalysis is unfalsifiable and based on scant empirical evidence.Studies continue to show that Freud's ideas are unfounded, and Freud has come under scrutiny for fabricating his most famous case studies. None Few thinkers are as celebrated as Sigmund Freud, a figure as well-known as Charles Darwin and Albert Einstein. Neurologist an...
Tags: Psychology, Health, Science, Sex, Memory, Bbc, Mental Health, Brain, Vienna, Innovation, Consciousness, Charles Darwin, Albert Einstein, Sigmund Freud, Darwin, Ati


Adam Szymczyk to Take Lecture Post in Vienna

Adam Szymczyk, artistic director of Documenta 14 in 2017, will take a position as a lecturer at the Academy of Fine Arts Vienna, and will supervise a project called Principle of Equality—Open Studio.  “Attention is given to listening and being listened to, those two states that form reciprocity, as seen in the dual figures of speaker/receiver (as […]
Tags: Art, News, Vienna, Art News, Minipost, Documenta, Adam Szymczyk, Academy of Fine Arts Vienna


Before Saudi Arabia Goes Nuclear, It May Have to Follow Iran’s Lead

Focus on Saudi Arabia’s nuclear program has risen in the last month after the U.S. Congress opened an investigation into the potentially illegal transfer of sensitive technologies to the kingdom. This week the International Atomic Energy Agency, responsible for verifying that countries don’t divert material for weapons, weighed in on what its inspectors need before the kingdom can start generating nuclear power. Riyadh’s nuclear program is developing “based on an old text” of safeguard rules, ...
Tags: Science, Congress, Saudi Arabia, Iran, Vienna, IAEA, Riyadh, Yukiya Amano, International Atomic Energy Agency


Iran sees “strong support” from Europeans, Russia, China

VIENNA (AP) — Iran’s deputy foreign minister says Tehran has received “strong support” from all remaining parties to the landmark 2015 nuclear deal with his country since the U.S. pulled out unilaterally last year. Abbas Araghchi told reporters in Vienna on Wednesday that Germany, France, Britain, Russia and China have “acknowledged that the deal can […]
Tags: News, China, Iran, Ap, Vienna, Nation, Tehran, Russia China, Abbas Araghchi, Germany France Britain Russia


Academic, industry stakeholders meet in Vienna for 'MicrobiomeSupport Common Ground Workshop'

Over 100 academic and industry stakeholders from 24 countries are meeting on 4-5th March 2019 in Vienna for the 'MicrobiomeSupport Common Ground Workshop' organized by the AIT Austrian Institute of Technology.
Tags: Health, Vienna, MicrobiomeSupport Common Ground Workshop


THQ Nordic AB CEO Apologizes for 8chan AMA

THQ Nordic AB CEO and co-founder Lars Wingefors is apologizing to employees, fans, and business partners after last week’s controversial 8chan AMA. “This letter is to offer my sincerest apologies and regret for THQ Nordic GmbH Vienna’s interaction with the controversial website 8chan last Tuesday, Feb. 26,” he said in a statement on the company’s […]
Tags: News, Vienna, Ama, 8chan, THQ Nordic, THQ Nordic AB, Lars Wingefors


Key North Korean nuclear reactor has been shut down for months: IAEA

The nuclear reactor that is believed to have supplied much of the plutonium for North Korea's nuclear weapons appears to have been shut down for the past three months, the U.N. atomic watchdog said on Monday, without suggesting why. The 5-megawatt reactor is part of North Korea's Yongbyon nuclear complex, the possible dismantling of which was a central issue in talks between U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un in Vietnam last week. The Vienna-based International Ato...
Tags: News, North Korea, Vienna, Kim Jong Un, Vietnam, Donald Trump, Pyongyang, IAEA, International Atomic Energy Agency, Yongbyon