The Art & Philosophy of Bonsai

We all know what to think of when we hear the term bonsai: dwarf trees. Or so Shinobu Nozaki titled his book, the very first major publication on the subject in English. Dwarf Trees came out in the 1930s, not long after the Japanese art of bonsai started draw…

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10 Top Techniques for a Terrific 2020

How to ensure you and your business have a healthy and prosperous new year.

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A LEGO bonsai to admire

This lovely LEGO bonsai tree by Know Your Pieces is very zen. The post A LEGO bonsai to admire appeared first on The Brothers Brick.

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Here Are the Most Beautiful Science GIFs We Discovered in 2019

Enjoy and loop on — Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

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Translation of a New York Times’ Real Estate Article for Those Living Without a Trust Fund

When Guy Partnerman and Lady Millionaire purchased a brownstone in the most Brooklyn-themed neighborhood of Brooklyn, there was only one drawback: the home was too beautiful. “Crown-molded ceilings, natural sunlight, not a trace of ‘Live, Laugh, Love’ decor. …

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Williamson lays off entire campaign staff, Castro exits race

Former housing secretary and San Antonio Mayor Julián Castro dropped out of the Democratic race for president Thursday and spiritualist author Marianne Williamson laid off her entire campaign staff amid rumors she was close to ending her campaign.

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New Year’s Resolutions Gift Ideas: Home Edition

One missing element in achieving success in fulfilling resolutions is your home. Making small changes to your living space can help you eat healthier, sleep better, quit smoking and exercise more.

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Digital Audio in 2019 – Where is it Going in 2020?

Looking back on 2019, I think it’s safe to say high fidelity as we know it is being forced in a different direction, generationally, as 2020 peeks around the corner. The continued dematerialization of content is, like the tying of branches on a bonsai tree, a…

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Upscale Vandal Talks J. Balvin’s Insane Closet & His Reggaeton-Filled Puma Collab

Consultant, producer, and all-around Instagram flex god Upscale Vandal stops by this episode of The Dropcast just in time to spread some post-Christmas cheer. If you’re not up on on his Instagram account yet, consider this your opportunity to soak up some gam…

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32 Winter Solstice 2019 Events in Seattle

Illuminated Strolls, Dance Parties, and More Ways to Brighten Up the Darkest Day of the Year by Elaina Friedman Northern Hemisphere dwellers will experience the shortest day of the year (or the longest night, depending on your outlook) on Saturday, December 2…

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Revealed: Alpacas, Tiffany engagement ring and an Aston Martin among unusual things left in hotels last year

A pair of alpacas named Ant and Dec, a 5ft floral unicorn, a Tiffany engagement ring and even an Aston Martin are some of the more unusual things left in Travelodges last year.

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Don’t You Think Zooey Deschanel Would Talk About Elf More?

Zooey Deschanel sang a Christmas song on Kimmel last night, strangely didn’t talk about Elf and how she was in that movie.

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Tree Tuesday

Today’s tree is a stubborn little Douglas Fir, who found an unusual and somewhat lonely place to grow. Seventy miles from the port city of Victoria, British Columbia on Vancouver Island, a plucky arboreal wonder can be found on the quiet waters of Fairy Lake.…

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Hotel staff share bizarre items forgotten by guests from an urn to a unicorn

Travelodge staff have shared some of the most bizarre items left behind by guests including a unicorn, a diamond watch and a pet cat

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Kylie Jenner Gets Dramatic Makeover For 2020 With Yellow Bob, Contoured Nose & $150K Birkin Bag

Lemon yellow hair is Kylie Jenner’s choice for the early days of 2020. She got a brand new bob as she sat on her kitchen counter with her beloved $150K Hermes Birkin bag next to her.

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FReeper Canteen ~ Sunday Chapel ~ ASPIRE TO A VISION ~ 05 January 2020

ASPIRE TO A VISION A scene in the movie Karate Kid was quite striking. Daniel went to see Mr. Miyagi and found him trimming a delicate bonsai tree. Daniel was fascinated and wanted to try it, but he had no idea how it was done. Miyagi told him to close his ey…

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Travelodge shares most bizarre items left behind by guests – including a pair of alpacas

Some strange items left by guests at the budget hotel chain include a 5ft floral unicorn, a Tiffany engagement ring, a 65-year-old lucky bonsai tree and a Persian chinchilla cat

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A unicorn, alpacas and an Aston Martin: Hotel chain reveals bizarre items left behind in 2019

Budget hotel chain Travelodge has revealed some of the strangest items left behind by its 19 million guests across its 571 properties in the UK in 2019.

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Major Events to Know About in the Seattle Area—Winter Holiday Edition: Dec 20-29, 2019

A weekend guide to the biggest local events by Elaina Friedman It’s a busy time of year, so we get it if the last thing you want to do around the holidays is spend lots of time planning how you’re going to entertain your out-of-town friends and family or your…

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Understanding the mechanisms of seemingly chaotic synchronization in trees

The synchronization of seed production by trees has garnered attention due to its importance in agriculture, forestry and ecosystem management. Acorns shed by oak trees, for example, are an important source of food for wildlife, while crop trees such as citru…

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