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The Importance of Warp and Weft in Embroidery Fabrics

Warp and Weft Definition<p><i>Warp</i> and <i>weft</i> refer to the threads that make up a loomed or woven fabric. <i>Warp</i> threads are the threads that run along the …

15 Awesome Gifts For People With Fuji Instax Mini Cameras (or Those Who Want One!)

As fun as it is to scroll through photos on Instagram, nothing beats having a physical copy of your favorite memories in your hands. If you've got a friend who loves their Fuji Instax Mini camera — or if one of your loved ones has the camera on their wish list — they'll love receiving a gift that …

Impress Your Thanksgiving Guests With These Pumpkin Pie Upgrades

Thanksgiving isn’t Thanksgiving without pumpkin pie, but the standard can seem a little, well, <i>standard</i>. To make a festive gourd-based dessert your …

Cranberry Cardamom Spice Muffins

Maybe you’ve already got your entire Thanksgiving feast planned out. Down to the apple cider cocktails, adorable rosemary wreath napkin rings, and …

Muffins

The Top 6 pinned pumpkin pie recipes are what dessert dreams are made of

Naturally, when you think about a Thanksgiving dinner spread, you picture pumpkin pie somewhere in the cornucopia. The history of pumpkin pie is …

Nancie McDermott’s Cinnamon Pecan Coffee Cake

Consider this cake for Thanksgiving weekend, for any time you have company, for the first School’s Out morning of the December vacation, for a little …

The Disturbing Truth Behind Boxed Cake Mix

Ever wondered what ingredients are really inside of the boxed cake mix you use? Dr. Oz has the shocking answer for you. The daytime talk show host, along with Julia Collin Davison, <b>America's Test Kitchen</b>'s chef, recently performed a study that found popular boxed cake mixes to have a mixture of …

Kitchens

These 8 Healthy Foods Will Be Your Kitchen Staples in 2017

As you approach the new year, get ready to clear out your fridge and add in some healthy staples you'll be snacking on and cooking with all year long. Some of our favorite health food trends this year are foods and products that will help you build stronger muscles, give you a better mood, boost …

The Science Behind Baking the Most Delicious Cookie Ever

<i>This post originally appeared on Time and Ozy.com.</i><p>You like soft and chewy. He likes thin and crispy. If only there were a chocolate chip cookie …

Dessert

7 Invaluable Lessons From The World's Best Cookie Baker

Dorie Greenspan is IT in the world of baking.<p>Dorie Greenspan is quite possibly the world’s best cookie maker. She has been baking ― with a serious interest in cookies ― for over 30 years. She ran a beloved cookie shop with her son, a self-proclaimed cookie monster, in NYC. And she has just released …

Dessert

Condensed Milk Pound Cake

Another pound cake variation, this time using condensed milk. The texture of this pound cake is so soft and fluffy I am so tempted to make double …

Dessert

35 Creative Halloween Cookie Recipes to Make This Year

Halloween is all about creativity (Costumes! Decorations! Desserts!), and nowhere does that shine through more than in stylized and delectable cookies. Whether you’re in the mood for an ooey, gooey, sugary treat or a healthier alternative to Halloween candy, you can find it in the plethora of …

The most beloved baking show on TV just got more viewers than the Olympics in the UK

The beloved cookery writer and her costars on "The Great British Bake Off" pulled ahead of the BBC's coverage of the Rio Olympics.<p>The landmark baking competition increased its peak audience from 10.4 million to 11.2 million with the premiere of its seventh season Wednesday night, according to …

How to Laminate Cotton Fabric Easy Sewing Tutorial

<i>There’s a variety of great sewing projects that require laminated fabric. Learn how to laminate cotton fabric at home with this simple and easy</i> …

Sewing

Giant Galapagos Tortoise, 80, Has 9 Hatchlings at Zurich Zoo

MAINZ, Germany — A Swiss senior citizen may have just become the world’s oldest mother at the age of 80.<p>Giant Galapagos tortoise Nigrita laid nine eggs that hatched at the Zurich Zoo. The 220-pound creature's little arrivals each weigh between 4 and 5 ounces.<p>“Nigrita is our oldest animal at the …

Retired lawyer sues Israeli airline after she was asked to move seat

Renee Rabinowitz, 81, who fled Nazis as a child, says ultra-Orthodox Jew objected to sitting next to a woman on El Al flight<p>A retired lawyer who fled the Nazis as a child is suing the Israeli national airline El Al for alleged discrimination after being asked to move on a plane when an …

19 Different Foods That Surprisingly Bloom Beautiful Flowers

In January, we showed you what some of your favorite foods look like growing in their natural habitats. Now, as winter melts into spring, we're looking at some of the most floral-tastic versions of common fruits and vegetables. Did you know that onions, lemons, and soybeans are all flowering …

Habitats

How to Bake the Best Bread With and Without a Bread Machine

<i>This piece originally appeared on Fix.com.</i><p>Nothing beats the comfort, taste and smell of fresh-baked bread. Unfortunately, making bread can be labor …

Last-Minute Christmas Ideas

With a few bags of cotton balls, you can blanket a tree with the softest snow.<p>Thread a needle with 15 inches of fishing line and sew through two or three cotton balls, leaving gaps between (dab white glue next to each so it won't slide); make loop for hanging. Use a sieve to add a dusting of …

Huckabee: Obama 'Pretends to Be' a Christian

Tuesday on Newsmax TV’s “The Hard Line,” Republican presidential candidate former Gov. Mike Huckabee (R-AR) refused to criticize his rival former …

Ben Carson

The World's 18 Strangest Hotels

For the intrepid, quirky and adventurous traveler, the flower-quilted double bed and lacquered furniture of a typical hotel room is just plain boring. Here are the world's 18 strangest hotels.<p>The first thing every hotel developer considers before construction is "who is the guest, and why are they …

Fox News Chairman Roger Ailes Reveals Details About ‘Blunt’ Phone Call With Donald Trump

Fox News chairman and CEO Roger Ailes revealed details Monday evening about his phone call with Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump.<p>“Donald Trump and I spoke today,” he said in a statement provided to TheBlaze.<p>“We discussed our concerns, and I again expressed my confidence in Megyn …

Glenn Beck Speculates That This Is How the Conversation Between Donald Trump and Roger Ailes Really Went

Glenn Beck on Monday speculated that the conversation between Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump and Fox News chairman Roger Ailes may have been slightly different than what Trump presented on Twitter.<p>https://twitter.com/realDonaldTrump/status/630764447716540417/<p>“I expect that Roger …

Take a Look at Hillary Clinton’s Logo After Jeb Bush ‘Fixed’ It for Her

Republican presidential contender Jeb Bush took a jab at Hillary Clinton Monday evening, telling the Democratic frontrunner on Twitter that he had “fixed” her logo for her.<p>The altered logo featured the Clinton logo’s trademark arrow, but with a twist. Instead of pointing right, it was pointing …

Former Planned Parenthood Employee Makes Explosive Allegations About Abortion Provider’s ‘Fetal Tissue’ Donation Process

Abby Johnson, a former Planned Parenthood clinic director turned anti-abortion activist, detailed the process of fetal tissue donation from what happens the moment a woman walks in the door to how the body parts are shipped.<p>A sign hangs in the offices of the Planned Parenthood Federation of America …

This New Map Shows Your Risk of Catching Lyme Disease

Science & InnovationGermination<p>If you don’t live in the northeastern United States, you may not think much about diseases transmitted by ticks. If you do live there, or spend part of the summer along the coastal arc that stretches from Virginia and Maryland up through southern Maine, consciousness …

Ringling Bros. to Retire Its Circus Elephants

The circus will send its traveling Asian elephants to a conservation center by 2018.<p>After 145 years of featuring elephants in its circus acts, Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey announced Thursday that it will retire its elephant herd by 2018.<p>"This decision was not easy, but it is in the best …

Leaky Vaccines Enhance Spread of Deadlier Chicken Viruses

Over the past fifty years, Marek’s disease—an illness of fowl—has become fouler. Marek’s is caused by a highly contagious virus, related to those that cause herpes in humans. It spreads through the dust of contaminated chicken coops, and caused both paralysis and cancer. In the 1970s, new vaccines …