Penne Pasta And Roasted Vegetables

August 25th, 2014
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If your looking for a recipe with pasta and roasted vegetables, this recipe for vegetables and penne pasta fits perfectly. Try this easy to follow recipe and serve immediately for the family, enjoy.

 

The ingredients to serve 4 are as follows:

300g penne
1 red pepper, cut into 2cm squares
1 yellow pepper, cut into 2cm squares
2 courgettes, 1cm dice
1 red onion, 1cm dice
1 medium-sized butternut squash, 1cm dice
150g baby tomatoes
2 garlic cloves, finely chopped
2 sprigs rosemary
4 to 5 tablespoons olive oil
1 teaspoon dried oregano
Approx 5 to 6 tablespoons tomato sauce
10g flat leaf parsley, chopped

 

 

An Ultra Low-Cost College Degree

August 24th, 2014
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It’s a fact that there are millions of people today who are looking forward to get a higher education or college degree but don’t have enough financial resources to pursue their dreams of getting a college diploma. The good news is, there is an ultra low-cost college education offered online for those who wants to study but doesn’t have enough money to pay.

 

At the Online University of the People, anyone with a high school diploma can take classes toward a degree in business administration or computer science without standard tuition fees (though exams cost money). Its founder Shai Reshef hopes that higher education is changing “from being a privilege for the few to a basic right, affordable and accessible for all.” By offering a tuition-free university education in business or computers, Shai Reshef hopes to transform disadvantaged communities and disrupt higher education as we know it.

 

Shai Reshef wants to democratize higher education. At University of the People, he runs a tuition-free online school that offers tuition-free college-level studies to students across the globe, offering bachelor’s and associate’s degrees in two specialized areas where the jobs are: computer science and business administration. The university, which is partnered with New York University and accredited by DETC, has admitted several thousand students from more than one hundred countries. READ MORE: http://www.ted.com/talks/shai_reshef_a_tuition_free_college_degree

 

Top 10 Gadgets That Changed the World

August 22nd, 2014
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In the present day, new technology arise with the new inventions such internet, satellites and gadgets. These inventions has rapidly changed the world. Gadget is the most sought-after technology ever made today, it became a fad that most people are crazy about. It is already became a part of every individuals routine. Most of us rely on our gadgets for our daily activities, may it be work, shopping, gym or even just sitting in our home, we always are in touch with our gadgets. In fact it’s no longer only for personal use but even businesses and establishments rely on gadgets. Here are the top 10 gadgets that changed the world, chosen by tech gurus and experts, watch this video!

 

How To Avoid Nagging

August 21st, 2014
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While it’s easy to resort to, nagging is not the easiest way to get your partner’s help…

 

Typically we want a bit of more support than is being provided by our partners – but how can we get them to do more without having to hassle? Listed here are some suggestions for keeping your own home a nag-free zone.

 

Learn to speak up
You can begin by letting your partner into your world, as many men do not know or understand what it’s really like. Share that you are feeling overwhelmed or stressed and also you may find your fella comes up with ideas you hadn’t even thought of. Frame it as a joint problem: “How can we get all this accomplished?” If he does not respond as you would like, let him know you’d really appreciate him helping more. Being more hands-on is nice for his kids as well as for you.

 

It is also essential to work out whether or not your style of communicating has truly been contributing to the situation. The nagging style of communicating could be an easy behavior to fall into, however it teaches a partner to become desensitised. It’s easy to repeat ourselves once we’re frustrated, tired or impatient – and sometimes we’re so sleep deprived we have forgotten we’ve already said something! But even when it isn’t intentional, our attempts to get heard could sound like nagging to our partner and, notably if he had a parent who spoke in the same manner he’ll at some level switch off until a particular tone of voice triggers him into action. We could get stuff completed, however it might be done more slowly next time.

 

Turn negatives into positives
Also, if our requests are sometimes accompanied by the word ‘you’ and followed up with accusatory absolutes similar to ‘never’, ‘always’ or ‘should’, we’re even much less prone to get a positive response. ‘You’ can come across as judgmental, controlling and/or domineering and is more likely to trigger a partner to become defensive or to shut down.
Either way, we won’t get heard and stuff will not get done.

 

After which, once we’re feeling unsupported or even hurt, it is easy to become critical. However criticism can cut deep and slaughter self-esteem, significantly in case your partner grew up in a family where it was used as a tool of discipline. Even as adults, we’ll withdraw or become angry to protect ourselves. If this seems like your partner, it’s an opportunity to break a negative parenting cycle and ensure your own kids don’t get to hear it.

 

Focus on the future
Instead of probably being part of the issue, be a part of the solution. Know that tone of voice, body language, gestures and facial expressions communicate volumes, so keep them positive. Recounting the last 27 times your partner did something wrong is not going to encourage him to do something ‘right’ next time. Rather than saying something like, “You’re hopeless – you forget to buy the milk! I can not trust you to do anything,” and inviting more of what you don’t want, ask for what you do.

 

Try something along the lines of: “We’re out of milk – could you stop and get it on your way home, please? That’d be great.” Your partner is more likely to remember this time and be proactive the next rather than by accident (on purpose) forget out of resentment. Communicating our needs can really feel awkward at first, so it takes commitment to see it through, however the benefits will probably be far reaching, for all of you.