Helen Lovitt-Raison

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Knitters Outraged After U.S. Olympic Committee Squashes Knitting Olympics—and Disses Knitters

If you mess with the Olympics trademark, a cloud of legal hurt will descend on you faster than Tyson Gay in the Men's 100 meters. Case in point: The …

Knitting

My Knitted Boyfriend: Complete Knitted Human Bodysuit

My Knitted Boyfriend is a knitted bodysuit by Noortje de Keijzer that looks like a cartoon man that can be worn by a real man. Don't have a real man? …

How We're Empowering Displaced Women in Syria Through Stitches and Knits

13 Old-Timey Words We Should Bring Back And Two We Shouldn’t “Kakistocracy” making a yuge comeback.<p>Culture<p>Woman Shares Texts Showing The Difference …

Bros and Rows: The Real History Of Men Who Knit

True or false: The multi-million dollar knitting industry is the domain of grandmas and craft circles with names like Stitch 'n' Bitch.<p>Right? Boy, are you wrong. Macho men -- not women -- dominate the history of the craft.<p>Today, U.S. and U.K. news stories pop up about men who knit while in …

Fibre Space Offering Free Knitting For Workers Impacted by Government Shutdown

If you can't work, at least you can learn to knit.<p>With a shutdown of the federal government looming, Fibre Space in Old Town is offering free …

'Slow TV' a hit in Norway. Next up: 5 hours of live knitting

Couch potatoes: Mark your calendars.<p>Norway's NRK television network, the folks who brought you 12 hours of a crackling fire in February and 5 1/2 days of a cruise ship steaming along the Arctic coast in 2011, plans to carry five hours of live knitting as its next "Slow TV" offering.<p>The Friday night …

Knitting

Wallpaper of the Week by George Smith

The wallpaper of this week is an amazing image created by George Smith, a US based digital artist and has been creating for over 13 years. His work …

Startups Apparently Do Not Care That Android Is Better

In a must-read post for the tech industry, Twitter experience designer and serial startup founder Paul Stamatiou writes: “Android is Better.” His op-ed serves as something of a wake-up call for the industry, where developers building the next generation of mobile applications still heavily prefer …

The spat between Microsoft and Google is getting ugly

Google and Microsoft have been engaged in a protracted series of battles, using negative PR, cooked-up conferences, and pulling support on services for months on end. Both sides were at it again this week.<p>Microsoft struck first with an update to its long-running “Scroogled” campaign over the …

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The First Quantum Teleportation In A Computer Chip

In a milestone for quantum computing, researchers at ETH Zurich have demonstrated quantum teleportation in a solid-state circuit. Even more, they’ve broken something of a quantum speed record – they estimate that their system could teleport 10,000 quantum bits per second. This teleportation …

Tardis street view: Google Maps goes inside Doctor's blue box

Doctor Who's Tardis has been making cameo appearances on Google Street View for quite some time. Not content to just sit there and gaze at the exterior, Google Street View now goes inside the time and space machine.<p>You start at the police telephone box Street View location at Earl's Court in …

Cracking The Code: Just How Does Encrypted Email Work?

If the past few months have taught us anything, it's that everything we do online leaves a digital trail. While it may seem like there's not much we can do about it, there are some tech companies that are working to obscure that trail a little bit, with a process known as encryption.<p>Micah Lee, a …

Wikileaks Just Released A Massive 'Insurance' File That No One Can Open

Anti-secrecy organization Wikileaks just released a treasure trove of files that, at least for now, you can't read.<p>The group, which has been assisting ex-NSA contractor Edward Snowden after he leaked top-secret documents to the media, posted links for about 400 gigabytes of files on their Facebook …

Security

Facebook ignored security bug, researcher used it to post details on Zuckerberg's wall

If your Facebook profile isn't public, others aren't supposed to be able to post content on your wall. Khalil Shreateh, a self-professed IT expert from Palestine, claims to have discovered a vulnerability that lets anyone post a link to other Facebook walls. Shreateh says he reported the bug to …

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NeuroKnitting: Knitwear with brainwave activity patterns

Brainwave activity as patterned knitwear? Who thinks of such a thing? Well, artist duo Varvara Guljajeva and Mar Canet, that’s who. The two have …

ALL KNITWEAR

sure, it’s really hot in LA right now. but i don’t care…these ALL knitwear products are seriously great. her use of color & pattern is really …