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Drones, tractor hacks and robotic sprayers: the technology of farming

Farming may not be the first industry that comes to mind when we think of technological advancement, but that’s changing — fast. Agricultural giant John Deere, for instance, just spent $305 million to buy a robotics company. The farm machine manufacturer has been around for almost two centuries, but it too has felt the need to keep up with changing trends and tools, says Deanna Kovar, a marketing director for John Deere. Its acquisition, Blue River Technology, is a startup that makes agricultural robots capable of identifying weeds and other unwanted plants, and dosing them with high-precision sprays of herbicide. The…

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5 Simple Hacks to Find the Right Meeting Rooms in Brighton

Brighton and Hove in East Sussex has become one of the hottest tourist destinations in England. While the town is filled with hotels and conference venues, it can be a little hard sometimes to find the right venue for your event. Keep reading to know five simple hacks that can help you get the right meeting venues in Brighton. Business enterprises within England and world-over are always in search of meeting and conference venues to hold their events like Annual meets, Promotional events and so on. One such town that…

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Winter workout hacks by celebrity fitness expert, Neeraj Mehta

Winter is that time of the year when you don’t feel like working out. Understandably so, the warmth of the blanket and the comfort of a high calorie mealare both more alluring. But would you just let go of the body you made in summer? Celebrity fitness expert, Neeraj Mehta has the perfect solution for you. “Don’t beat yourself up over guilty pleasures. Instead handle the weather and its nuances smartly. For example, instead of pushing yourself to do an hour long workout every day, include a simple circuit workout…

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Seven hacks to good health for mothers

Eat well, stay hydrated and snack smart for good health while balancing pregnancy with busy schedules, says an expert. Poornima Shankar, Senior Research Scientist at The Himalaya Drug Company, gives some tips on how mothers and mothers-to-be can recharge their energy: Striking the energy balance: Eating healthy food is important but ensuring that the energy intake is just as much as the energy you release, is more important. If your food intake is greater than the energy spent, you will experience a positive energy balance and gain weight. Likewise, when…

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10 Healthy Food Hacks That Don’t Suck — From A to Zoodles

“Eat better to feel better,” “you are what you eat!” You’ve heard it before, but it really is true. What you eat affects and reflects your life in so many ways, from your physical strength and stamina to the way you feel when you wake up and the regularity of breakouts and severity of PMS symptoms. Brooklyn-based holistic nutritionist Jennifer Schonborn notes that the biggest nutritional issue she sees in teens and young adults is snacking. Snack foods usually contain a lot of added sugars that serve only as an…

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Bronzing hacks you should know

  A bronzer can give you a different look (Thinkstock) It is important to remember to use a bronzer very carefully or you’ll end up looking like a caricature. The idea is to have a subtle look, so you have to choose one that depending on your skin tone. Here are some things to keep in mind… If you notice that your powder has cracked up slightly, fret not. Simply add a few drops of facial oil to the pieces and use it as a liquid bronzer. You can also…

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