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Creative Commons Launches New Search Engine

Nonprofit group Creative Commons has released a search engine which makes it easy to search for free and legal images, music and text.<p>CC Search is …

I Asked a Psychopath How to Stop Caring About Rejection

As Dr. James Fallon describes, "When I get rejected, I feel bad for like negative-two seconds. I just don't give a shit."<p>I recently went on a date with a beautiful and smart girl who laughed at all my jokes and then never replied to my texts. I walked away from the date thinking <i>nailed it!</i> while I …

Psychology

20+ Unbelievable Photorealistic Portraits Drawn with a Ballpoint Pen

A ballpoint pen—we’ve all owned one at some point in our lives. Whether a Bic or another type of biro pen, this tool for writing is transformed into something magical in the hands of the right artist. Ballpoint pen art has become its own niche genre, with many biro artists focusing on …

The Internet Archive launches Wayback Machine Chrome extension to combat link rot

The Internet Archive is making it easier for web users to access archived versions of dead web pages with a new official add-on for Google Chrome browser.<p>Once you install the Wayback Machine extension, whenever you land on a once-valid web page that now delivers an error code — such as “page not …

20 Mesmerizing Videos of Japanese Artisans Creating Traditional Handicrafts

In Japanese “tewaza” means “hand technique” or “handcraft” and, in this YouTube playlist of 20 short films, various artisanal techniques are explored …

Six data visualizations that explain the plastic problem

Tiny particles, bags, bottles: When plastic lands in the ocean, it harms wildlife and the environment. But how much plastic does end up there, and …

Pollution

The 50 Best Podcasts of 2016

From politics shows to horror series, highlights from a year of listening<p>Gone are the days of explaining what a podcast is: The arrival of money to the form and a continued increase in listeners has led to another banner year and the premiere of hundreds of shows to suit any listener’s audio …

Stranger Things

21 incredible innovations that improved the world in 2016

2016 may have been a terrible year in many ways, but there was still some undeniable good to come out of the past 12 months.<p>For proof, look no …

The 10 Best (and Five Worst) TV Shows of 2016

Unlike pretty much everything else, science fiction and fantasy had a great 2016. There were so many great shows that we had a lot of contenders for …

The Google Earth Of Radio Lets You Listen To Any Station In The World

Browse the world’s radio stations, just by spinning a globe.<p>Ever since the first commercial station–Pittsburgh’s KDKA–began broadcasting on November 2, 1920, radio has functioned as a powerful cross-pollinating medium, capable of bringing new culture and ideas across even the most impenetrable …

Google Earth

'Equity' Review: The She-Wolf of Wall Street

An investment banker is faced with a make-or-break choice in this femcentric take on the corporate thriller<p>"Dudes only" — that might as well be the …

'Little Men' Review: Young Actors Make Indie Drama a Must-See

Filmmaker Ira Sachs' take on boyhood friendships and Brooklyn gentrification lives on its breakthrough performances<p>Want to see two young actors give …

14 Simple Shibori Projects To DIY This Summer

Tie-dye is all grown up and back in our homes. Long gone are the rainbow hues that are admittedly more boho than chic. Here to stay are the subdued, …

Decorations

Bobletrekantpuder

This is a brilliant pattern!!! Can’t wait to give this a try.<p>by Brombaerstrik - Bettina Brandt Pedersen on Ravelry. This pattern is available as a free Ravelry download

Chunky Willow Tree Slouchy Beanie Crochet Pattern

Raise your hand if you know a 9 year-old who cried when her favourite climbing tree got chopped down? -raises hand-<br>Now before you jump to any …

Lanukas shares a free pattern for this Solid Granny Heart Square

Lanukas shares a free pattern for this <b>Solid Granny Heart Square</b>. I really like this blog. It’s in Spanish, but can be easily translated using Google Translate. Lots of awesome things via the link.