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Twittersphere Buzz: Volcano Is Raining Green Gemstones on Hawaii… Or Is It?

The Twittersphere was abuzz last week with the bitter-sweet story of how the destructive and horrifying volcanic eruptions of Kilauea were raining tiny green gemstones on the Big Island of Hawaii. On Monday, June 11, Twitter user @ErinJordan_WX wrote, “Friends of mine live in Hawaii, right next to the area impacted by the most recent […]

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Wednesday Recipe: Easy Cheesy Taco Pasta

  Ingredients: 1/2 pound large shell pasta 1 pound ground beef 1 packet taco seasoning 3/4 cup of water 1 cup jarred salsa 1 cup shredded cheddar cheese Directions: Cook the shelled pasta according to the directions on the box and drain. Add the ground beef to the pan and brown well. Drain the fat. […]

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Rockefeller Jewelry Collection Far Outperforms Pre-Sale Estimates at Christie’s New York

In 1940, billionaire banker and philanthropist David Rockefeller married Margaret “Peggy” McGrath, and during their 56-year marriage the couple collected magnificent works of art and fine jewelry. Yesterday, 19 jewelry items from their massive collection hit the auction block at Christie’s New York, with most far outperforming pre-sale estimates. An aquamarine and diamond “Leaves and […]

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‘Real Is Rare’ Marketing Campaign Scores 1.5B Media Impressions Among Millennials in 12 Months

The Diamond Producer Association’s high-profile “Real Is Rare” campaign scored 1.5 billion media impressions among the coveted 21-to-34-year-old demographic during its first 12 months of advertising, according to an independent research firm. Aimed at making an emotional connection with millennials via a storytelling approach, the commercials reached 98% of its core audience, with each millennial […]

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Wednesday Recipe: Slow Cooker Teriyaki Ribs

  Once you make your own teriyaki, you’ll never go back to the store-bought stuff. Simmer 1/2 cup lower-sodium soy sauce with 2 tablespoons of rice wine vinegar and 1/4 cup brown sugar for a quick DIY teriyaki. Yields 4 Servings Ingredients 1 large rack baby back ribs (2 1/2 pounds), cut into pairs 1/2 teaspoon […]

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