Laura Daniel

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Crochet Pattern: Rainbow Storage Basket

I love crocheting with t-shirt yarn, it works up so quickly and creates a very robust fabric which is perfect for decor items that need to stand up …

Crochet

15 Trash-to-Treasure Crafts That'll Entertain Your Kids for Less

Keeping the kids happy has never been cheaper.<p>Toys don't have to be store-bought to achieve Most Valuable Player status. First, try making one of these DIY projects out of stuff you were planning to throw away.

How White Noise Can Help You and Your Baby Sleep Better

Sleep. It’s desired by mothers everywhere, yet fought by infants to the nth degree. We joke, almost hysterically, as we navigate our new world with …

Here's A DIY Dog Hammock For Your Car Making Car Washes Less Frequent

Woof, woof!<p>View this post on Facebook<p>* Sewing Machine<p>* Need and Thread<p>* Old towels<p>* Water resistant shower curtains<p>* Scissors<p>* Four sets of parachute buckles<p>* Parachute straps<p>* Pins<p>Measure the width of the car, and the length of fabric needed to cover the seats. Mark out a rectangle using those …

The Science of Memory: How to Effortlessly Boost Your Retention and Recall

There's an easy way to improve your memory, but don't take my word for it - here's the research.<p>Have you ever had trouble remembering names? I know I have. There's nothing more embarrassing than having someone who "knows you" start a conversation while you're running through your mental Rolodex and …

High Blood Pressure

'Affluenza' Teen's Mom Deported From Mexico

The mother of “affluenza” teen Ethan Couch was deported from Mexico Wednesday and was headed to the U.S., a law enforcement source confirmed.<p>Tonya Couch was on a plane bound for Los Angeles International Airport, a law enforcement source close to the investigation told NBC News. The Associated …

Crime

The Fabulous

7 Online Classes That Will Make You Smarter and More Interesting

Massive open online courses have opened up classes from top-tier universities to students around the world. Here are some of the more unique offerings.<p>Since massive open online courses, known as MOOCs, exploded on the higher education scene, they've increased the breadth and access of classes in a …

examines

Teens took the PSAT and immediately turned its secret content into memes

Back in my day—when us high schoolers would finish standardized tests after being explicitly told by the prompter to <i>not,</i> they repeated, not discuss …

Education

First Look at Marvel Comics' ALL-NEW X-MEN #1

These Manga Got Cancelled Even After Getting Anime Adaptations

William “Ui” Chan<p>0<p>What You Need to Know:<p>Yaraon took a look at, and listed all the manga which have seen their serializations be cancelled this year, …

Anime

6 Productivity Experts Show Us What’s On Their Desks (And What Should Be On Yours)

Ever wondered if productivity experts practice what they preach? We took a look at their workspaces to find out.<p>Do you ever wish you could peek inside the offices of productivity and organization experts to see how they set up their own workspace for maximum efficiency?<p>Read more >><p>We did, so we …

Productivity

Dad's Magical Photos Take Sons On Epic Adventures

Beautiful and inspiring!<p>Photographer Gabe Tomoiaga likes using his art to transport his three young sons into magical worlds.<p>The Seattle-based dad photographs 4-year-old Landon, 2-year-old Liam and 10-month-old Lucas as they go on outdoor adventures in local parks, beaches and even their own …

Stackable, Portable Apartments Are Tiny Homes for the Homeless

A new kind of “pop-up” apartment building, made of prefab tiny-home cubes, can be stacked into place – and later dismantled and rebuilt – in just a …

How Oregon's rollout of legal marijuana is different

The sale of legal recreational marijuana began in Oregon Thursday, and there are several new wrinkles in how the state is regulating the industry.<p>Los …

Boko Haram's child victims learn to smile again at Niger camp

1 / 4<p>Children at a refugee camp in southeast Niger<p>Children at a refugee camp in southeast Niger (AFP Photo/)<p>ASSAGA (Niger) (AFP) - In a shed at the …

Samsung made one of the best smartwatches I've ever used — here's when you'll be able to buy it

When the watch initially launches this Friday, it will be available through Samsung's website, Amazon, Best Buy, and Macy's. It'll be available in stores at Best Buy and at Macy's Herald Square location.<p>The Gear S2 is the company's first smartwatch with a round face, which makes it look more like a …

Medieval chivalry wasn’t just knights and valor

Our popular ideas of the chivalric world are off base, according to historian Richard Kaeuper. The gallant knights on horseback and banners unfurling …

Ancient History

Find Out Where The Cast Of ‘Star Trek: The Next Generation’ Went After The Final Frontier

Twenty-eight years ago, <i>Star Trek: The Next Generation</i> aired its first episode and brought a breath of fresh air to the <i>Star Trek</i> mythology, being the first series to follow the original – not including the animated series. With a new crew aboard a new USS <i>Enterprise</i>, Trekkies – or Trekkers, depending …

Star Trek

Scandalously Sexy Romance Novels You Should Be Reading

<b>Six Scandalously Sexy Novels You Should Read Even if You Don't Read Romance.</b><p>Not everyone likes to read romance. In fact, a lot of people like to poke fun at the genre and those who enjoy it. Then there are others who pretend they don't read it, or those who actually do read it, but only to talk …

Season 2 of Prison School Anime Is Questionable

A recent Twitter conversation between Tsutomu Mizushima, the director of the anime adaptation of Akira Hiramoto’s <i>Prison School (Kangoku Gakuen)</i> …

Manga

Jim Carrey's Heartbreak: Inside The Comedy Legend's Private World and Painful Past

The apparent suicide of Jim Carrey’s on and off again girlfriend, Cathriona White, shocked him like a “lightning bolt.”<p>Sadly, this is not the first …

Google's algorithm for happiness

Deep inside the global tech behemoth Google sits an engineer with an unusual job description: to make people happier and the world more peaceful.<p>A few years ago, Chade-Meng Tan, one of the company's first engineering employees in Mountain View, noticed many of his colleagues were stressed out and …

Happiness

Doghouse crushed by a package of weed that fell from the sky

When your only witness to a blunderous drugs drop is a German Shepherd, the police reports get kind of weird.<p>Early on the morning of Sept. 8, Maya …

Comic for 2015.09.26

New Cyanide and Happiness Comic

Dress For the Spell You Want

Tonight’s comic is about ✨magic✨

7 good reads now out in paperback

Lit Life<p>The paperback reissue of a book I’ve read and loved is like revisiting a greatest hit on my literary playlist. I tell myself, “Let’s read it …