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Getting the best from energy efficient lighting in your kitchen and dining area

In the third part of our blog series on creating attractive effects using energy efficient lighting with designer Graham Festenstein, we move on to the kitchen and dining area. It’s a focal point of many homes, and one where task lighting understandably can take precedence over general

National Pizza Day 2018: The top 6 alternatives to traditional pizza

This National Pizza Day, branch out beyond the classic Neopolitan margherita (Picture: Getty) A classic pizza can be a wonderful thing. But the basic idea of putting delicious ingredients on a flat piece of dough is not unique to Italy. Pizza Day: 15 types

Visigoth Is Leading a New Wave of American Traditional Metal

Opening with the pounding, guitar-lead laden “Steel and Silver,” Visigoth’s second album Conqueror’s Oath is a perfect encapsulation of traditional heavy metal. Aided by big choruses, vocalist Jake Rogers’ commanding wail soars above the instrumentation as dual guitars weave throughout. Unlike their debutThe Revenant King [2015] , where songs

Registration underway for traditional fig and almost-forgotten cheese

Halitzia A procedure for registering the products of a traditional white fig and a largely-forgotten cheese called Halitzia from the Tylliria region is underway, Agriculture Minister Nicos Kouyialis has said. The project, which aims at receiving an application for either a Protected Designation of

How Olympic mixed doubles is different from traditional curling

Some of the differences between mixed doubles curling and the traditional four-person game With only two players, one man and one woman, there are less rocks thrown but way more rocks in play than in traditional curling It’s not uncommon for the house to

Toon Boom Harmony Brings Traditional Anime To Life Digitally

In order to thrive for another century and meet the rising demands for original content, Japanese studios need software solutions that create traditional pencil-and-paper quality work, while respecting their artists’ process and culture. Buoyed by global blockbusters like Makoto Shinkai’s Your Name, the perennial popularity of

Who Is Lighting The Torch At The Opening Ceremony? Their Identity Is Being Kept Under Wraps

In just a few days, the Olympic flame will make its way to PyeongChang, South Korea for the opening ceremony of the 2018 Winter Olympics. Thousands of runners will carry the Olympic torch through nine provinces and eight major cities on the Korean peninsula

SCR achieves 100% LED lighting in stations

South Central Railway (SCR) became the first railway zone to have total 100% LED lighting in all its 733 stations with 75,681 conventional lights of different wattages replaced in divisions of Secunderabad -162, Hyderabad -100, Vijayawada -158, Guntakal -157, Guntur -76 and Nanded -80.

Seattle marks Fremont Bridge centennial with lighting display

In recognition of more than 100 years in operation, the Fremont Bridge will feature a permanent light display beginning Thursday. Lighting installations are also planned for two other historic bridges in Seattle, University and Ballard, but no date has been set. The Bridge Lights project

Margaret Atwood: modern men need ‘etiquette books on how to behave’

Margaret Atwood has suggested that men need etiquette books to help them understand what may be expected of them “in the behaviour department”. Speaking to the BBC, the author of The Handmaid’s Tale was asked about her views on the #MeToo movement – having previously