2021 Bentley Mulliner Bacalar Concept Brings Open-Top Exclusivity

Emilee Geist

From Car and Driver

Exclusivity was never an issue in the early years of the automobile. Those who were wealthy enough to afford cars before the era of mass manufacturing would normally commission their favored style of bodywork from the same coachbuilders who had previously made horse-drawn carriages. It was a largely separate—and more dignified—trade to the grubby business of making frames, engines, and axles.

Coachbuilding survived for an impressively long time after the arrival of production line-built cars, but it became increasingly harder and more expensive as vehicles got more and more complex. But Bentley is now bringing back something very similar. Previewed by the Bacalar, Bentley’s in-house Mulliner division is offering a radically different, limited-edition car built on the same underpinnings as the existing Continental GT convertible.

This approach is not entirely new—Lamborghini seems to launch two or three unobtanium-grade special models a year—but it’s less common in

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350 Interior Design Pictures HD

Emilee Geist

home designThis North Carolina dwelling will get most of its space heating from the passive picture voltaic design, nevertheless the photo voltaic thermal system (prime of roof) offers each residence scorching water and a secondary radiant floor heating system. There are many free online 3D virtual packages and room design apps that will permit you to plan, design, draw and examine your house. Choosing the right one relies on your skill degree, goal and how you wish to current your remaining drawings.

Tiny homes are popping up across the country as extra folks determine to downsize their lives. Whereas the buildings typically measure lower than 300 sq. toes, the tiny home movement is not primarily about sacrifice. With thoughtful, fashionable designs, some owners have discovered a small dwelling actually ends in a easier but fuller life, connecting them with household, associates, and nature while releasing them from mortgages and an urge … Read More

‘Hope in Darkness’ Investigates Josh Holt’s Imprisonment in Venezuela. It’s Time To Hear His Wife’s Side of the Story.

Emilee Geist

Photo credit: Courtesy Thamy Holt
Photo credit: Courtesy Thamy Holt

From ELLE

Marrying Josh Holt was supposed to be Thamy Caleño Holt’s fairytale ending. Instead it turned out to be the most dangerous decision she’d ever made.

Just 14 days after their June 16, 2016 wedding in Venezuela, the couple was thrown into El Helicoide, or “The Helix.” Once a futuristic mall, the spiral structure that looms over Caracas was converted into a political prison in the ’80s to house the country’s most notorious criminals. The newlyweds were held there for 23 months without trial on allegations that Josh was actually an American spy.

In a new 12-episode Wondery podcast Hope in Darkness: The Josh Holt Story, Thamy, 29, speaks out for the first time about the horrors she survived at El Helicoide—from cockroach-infested cells to volatile prison riots to physical torture.

“It was the worst and maybe the greatest test for a young

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How Food Businesses Nationwide Are Responding

Emilee Geist

These are unprecedented times. It seems like the whole world has been brought to its knees, from the rapid and destructive spread of COVID-19 to the protests in response to police brutality and the murders of Ahmaud Arbery, Breonna Taylor, and George Floyd. The food industry isn’t exempt. So as things develop, we’ve asked people working in the food industry coast to coast to share what they’re seeing in their communities, how they’ve been affected, and how they’re responding.

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<div class="caption"> A beer sample from Fresh Fest, the first Black beer festival in America </div> <cite class="credit">Photo Courtesy Fresh Fest</cite>

A beer sample from Fresh Fest, the first Black beer festival in America

Photo Courtesy Fresh Fest

“We began preparing to postpone the festival to next year, and word got out. People kept hitting us up on social media, saying, ‘We need something to look forward to.'”

Day Bracey, Fresh Fest Digi Fest, Pittsburgh: We started Fresh Fest back in 2018. It was America’s first Black beer

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Online teaching will be a family affair for Burrills

Emilee Geist

West Ranch baseball coach Casey Burrill, who teaches AP Computer Science, and his wife, Kristin, who teaches seventh-grade P.E., are going to be instructing students from home starting Tuesday. <span class="copyright">(Corey Burrill)</span>
West Ranch baseball coach Casey Burrill, who teaches AP Computer Science, and his wife, Kristin, who teaches seventh-grade P.E., are going to be instructing students from home starting Tuesday. (Corey Burrill)

When the new school year begins Tuesday in the Santa Clarita Valley, classes will be taught online, but Brady and Jennifer Burrill will not be working from home.

Burrill, who serves as an assistant baseball coach at Valencia West Ranch High, plans to teach Advanced Placement calculus from his classroom. His wife will teach Advanced Placement statistics from her classroom at Valencia High. Both said staying home is not an option with children ages 5 and 9.

“Functionally for us, there’s no way,” Brady said. “Our 5-year-old is starting kindergarten. She will want her mom and dad to help with everything all the time. My wife and I are passionate about teaching and pretty loud when we talk. All

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The best affordable Windows laptops you can buy

Emilee Geist

The Chromebook question

Now, you may be inclined to recommend a Chromebook or a tablet to all of the people listed above. Those instincts aren’t wrong, but Chromebooks and tablets aren’t for everyone. Tablets will only work for the most mobile-competent users like kids who have been grabbing smartphones out of their parents’ hands since they’ve been dexterous enough to do so. Tablets can also be just as expensive as some of the cheapest Windows laptops, and that’s without any accompanying accessories like keyboards and mice.

Chromebooks are a good alternative for those that basically live in a browser. However, there are some who just don’t want to give up the “traditional desktop.” And Chrome OS is more limited than Windows when it comes to the programs you can install and run.

What Windows laptops do well

So what can you realistically accomplish on a cheap Windows laptop? Quite a

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How to copy and paste on a Chromebook

Emilee Geist

We live in a world full of digital shortcuts. They’re a bit different when using a laptop touchpad, but overall, some shortcuts — such as copy and paste — are seemingly universal across platforms. That holds true with Chromebooks, which offer identical copy and paste functions found in Windows and MacOS.

However, there are a few different ways to go about the traditional Ctrl + C and Ctrl + V methods. Learn them all here.

Copying a text selection

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Copying and pasting text on a Chromebook is easy. In fact, the method is similar to MacOS and Windows. All you need to do is follow three simple steps.

Step 1: On a Chromebook touchpad, press down with one finger and use another finger to draw an invisible box around the text you want copied, and then release both fingers. On a mouse, press down on the

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6 Finest Free Dwelling And Interior Design Apps, Software And Instruments

Emilee Geist

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Design ideas for a mid-sized up to date galley eat-in kitchen in Brisbane with flat-panel cabinets, white cabinets, window splashback, stainless-steel home equipment, dark hardwood flooring, brown flooring, a double-bowl sink and with island. I’ll undoubtedly bookmark this page and use some of these concepts for my toilet. Whether you is perhaps able to replace a visitor bath, design a family rest room, or … Read More