Geneva O'Bannon

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Warm Up Your Home This Winter With Hygge

Recently, my wife has taken on a home refreshment project. In her research, she came across the Danish concept of Hygge (pronounced hoo-ga). The …

Tunisian Islander pattern by Vashti Braha

This wide, breezy triangular wrap is crocheted P2P: it starts in one corner and is worked side to side to the other corner. It’s a great way to …

Thaxton Hooded Cowl pattern by Vashti Braha

This pattern has a stitch diagram, offers two lengths, and two seaming schematics for the cowl and for creating a true hooded version. Also a photo …

Yarn

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Travel

How To: Arm Knit Blankets and Scarves and Wraps...Oh, My!

This Christmas all the little nieces and nephews get hand crafted gifts. Most of last week was devoted to making them. Which makes a DIY arm knit …

Instead of teaching students to be better at math, South Africa has dropped its passing mark

South Africa’s Department of Basic Education has lowered the pass rate for mathematics to just 20% in an effort to keep children moving through the country’s struggling school system.<p>Given the high number of children at risk of being held back because of their math scores, a departmental circular …

The most incredible nature photos of 2016

When we take a moment to step back and look, the world is stunningly beautiful.<p>There's beauty in the flashing movements of animals diving and dodging in a dance for survival, there's beauty in the sky above a nighttime city, and beauty in the creatures that creep through the edge of a dark …

U.S. Math Scores Fall in Global Rankings

U.S. students remained relatively steady in science and reading in 2015 compared with 2012, when the exam was last administered, but dropped below …

Canada has one of the best education systems in the world, so why can’t we stop debating discovery math?

The Canadian education system is ranked among the best in the world, with our nation’s students coming seventh overall in a new international study …

8 Incredible Research Paper Assistance Tools Every Student Should Know For A Well Written Dissertation

en_US<p>article<p>These research paper assistance will serve your writing endeavors and help you write a stellar …

When JRR Tolkien bet CS Lewis: the wager that gave birth to The Lord of the Rings

Eighty years ago JRR Tolkien and CS Lewis dared each other to write a sci-fi novel. It was a challenge that would lead to the creation of The Lord of the Rings<p>Once upon a time two friends made a wager. "Tollers," one said to the other, "there is too little of what we really like in stories. I am …

24 Adorable Gifts For Couples Who Are Proud Harry Potter Fanatics

I have one (just one!) requirement that my partner in life <i>must</i> meet — otherwise, it's a dealbreaker. Must he be the breadwinner in the family? Of course not. Must he never look at another woman again once he has committed himself to me? He can look as much as we wants! Must he be a Harry Potter …

Harry Potter

Best Photos of 2016

Here is a gallery of National Geographic's 52 best images of the year—curated from 91 photographers, 107 stories, and 2,290,225 photographs.

Wildlife

A smart notebook you can erase in the microwave - The Gadgeteer

For those of us that love our gadgets, but also love or need to use pen and paper to take notes the old fashioned way, the Rocketbook Wave Smart …

10 Great Gifts for Unique Writing Styles

Fountain pen enthusiasts are always on the hunt for a new writing experiences. Even those with an affection for fine or medium nibs can sometimes …

10 tips to improve your travel photos

While traveling we love to take pictures and sharing them with you. We have taken several photography classes between us and now have years of …

Landscape Photography

An Ethiopian photographer captures the hope and resolve inside the country’s oldest university

For millions of Ethiopians, access to higher education is a luxury they can only dream to attain. But over the last decade, as the country experienced an economic boom, it also underwent a rapid expansion in educational infrastructure.<p>While there are still regional and gender disparities in basic …

Laughter goes wild in Comedy Wildlife Photography Awards

Wildlife

Fog Waves Are The Most Beautiful Thing I Captured After 8 Years Of Experimenting

For the last 8 years I’ve been shooting in the San Francisco area I have been absolutely obsessed with the fog. Night and day it’s what I live for …

Landscape Photography

Photographer Captures Cozy Portraits of Her Cats by the Window Whenever It Rains

Photographer Felicity Berkleef was onto something when she first captured her cat sitting at a dreary window. Late last year, she snapped a sweet picture of the furry friend looking at the world while wrapped in a blanket. A couple of months ago, the other cat joined in and Berkleef tried to repeat …

OWU and DEEP Indonesia 2017 Underwater Photography Competitions Announced

The 12th edition of the Underwater Competition Series, organized by founders DivePhotoGuide.com and Wetpixel, is back! And there’s over <b>$100,000 worth</b> …

Scuba Diving

Breathtaking Underwater Photography by Zena Holloway

<b>Zena Holloway</b> is a superb talented 43-year-old self-taught photographer and filmmaker born in Bahrain and currently lives in London, UK with her …

Autumn macro photography

<b>Autumn is the perfect season to indulge in some close-up and macro photography, says Tracy Calder. So pack your bag and head out to the woods</b><p>The …

Macro and Close-up Shooting, Especially Outdoors

– <i>by Lloyd Chambers, diglloyd.com</i>This article is organized into the following sections:<b>1.</b> <b>What I look for in a macro lens</b><b>2. Reproduction ratio aka “how</b> …

What is Macro Photography ?

November 29, 2016<p>Studied Photography at IED in Milan, Italy. Passionate about art, frequent visitor of exhibitions, Widewalls photography specialist …

Picture this: 8 quick tips to make yourself a better photographer

There’s no shortage of photography tips floating around the internet, be it in text or video form. But sometimes there’s a collection of tips that …

Photography

Learn the lost art of mending knitted garments

<b>Knitted woollens should never get tossed until you've tried to repair them. Thanks to online tutorials, it's not as hard as it seems.</b><p>The day my …

Amazon Has Chosen This Framework to Guide Deep Learning Strategy

As artificial intelligence advances, the goal for modern tech companies is to build AI software that thinks for itself without human …

Teachers, This Is What I Need From You

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The 7 best language learning apps to use abroad

Being able to speak the local language of the country you are visiting is one of the best ways for travelers to become deeply involved in the …