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The Japanese words for “space” could change your view of the world

When you are the first person to arrive in a meeting room, do you think of it as being empty or full?<p>If you were raised in the West, a meeting room is made for people to meet. Therefore, if there are no people in that room, then of course it must be empty. As philosopher Henk Oosterling remarks, in …

Relax with 8 Hours of Classical Space Music: From Richard Strauss & Haydn, to Brian Eno, Philip Glass & Beyond

If I had one piece of advice to pass on to a younger generation it would be this: listen to more space rock. The 60s/70s subgenre of …

How-Many Guide

27 Totally Underrated Rom-Coms You Can Watch On Netflix Right Now

Movie marathon, anyone?

Entertainment

3 More Fiction Podcasts to Satisfy Your Love of Stories

Last year, I recommended some fiction podcasts that could help satisfy the need us readers can have to be engrossed in stories at all times, even …

Rabbits

The Magnificent 7 Yoga Poses for Lower Back Relief

<b>You may already know this, and you probably certainly feel it, lower back pain seems to impact 8 out of every 10 people.</b><p><b>If you have lower back pain</b> …

Yoga

The Online Knitting Reference Library: Download 300 Knitting Books Published From 1849 to 2012

No need to scramble to the fallout shelter, friends.<p>That massive boom you just heard is merely the sound of thousands of crafters’ minds being blown …

Knitting

Afghan & Blanket Sizes

November 2, 2014: When I published this list back in March of 2008 the world was a different place! Today there are much easier ways to create …

Guide to Fabric Shopping in Los Angeles

One of the fun things about having a hobby that involves supplies is traveling to new places and getting the chance to go searching for treasures. …

Los Angeles

Free Knitted Fingerless Gloves Pattern: Magic Mittens

This knitted fingerless gloves pattern makes two-way mitten gloves that combine the versatility of fingerless gloves with the warmth of mittens. The …

Knitting

Make Prettier Decreases with This Tip

Knit 2 together is the standard for a right-leaning decrease, and it’s usually paired with a slip, slip, knit, which leans to the left.<p>But ssks are …

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Portuguese Knitting

Most knitters in Western society are familiar with the two most common styles of knitting: English style, in which the yarn is kept at proper tension …

Wrap and Turn Short Rows

Knitulator knitting increase and decrease calculator

The Knitulator is a handy and fast way to calculate how to increase or decrease a certain number of stitches evenly throughout a row of knitting. If …

Such a Winter's Day pattern by Heidi Kirrmaier

<i>If you purchase 4 or more patterns from my Ravelry Shop at the same time (add them all to your cart before you check out), you automatically receive</i> …

Non-Felted Slippers Biscotte's version pattern by Louise Robert

This pattern is inspired from the original design « Non-felted slippers » by Yuko Nakamura. I love this pattern : the original model is knitted back …

Knitting