Laura Smith

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Build a DIY fire pit using pavers<p>A fire pit makes for a wonderful gathering place, and installing one is an easy afternoon project.<br>Learn how to build …

7 Free Valentine’s Day Printables

Still searching for a quick idea for Valentine’s Day? Try one of these seven printables I found. Clockwise from top left they are<p>1. Out of This World …

15 Ways to Fix Everything With Vinegar

Made a mess? Look no further than your kitchen cupboard<p>Made a mess? Look no further than your kitchen cupboard

Jar Lantern

Introduction: Jar Lantern<p>About: My name is Randy and I am a Community Manager in these here parts. In a previous life I had founded and run the …

Disney Themed Cocktails, A Magic Kingdom of Mixed Drinks

A mixologist in Spokane, Washington who goes by the name Cody created a Disney-themed cocktail menu. Drinks with names like “The Glass Slipper“, …

Cocktails

Trending: Super-sized Scarves - PAPER

Boy, this winter is relentless. But as any good fashion plate -- or fashion victim -- worth her salt knows, snow and sleet and wind are just part of the sartorial challenge during New York Fashion Week. This season we're seeing lots of well-dressed ladies and gents strike a balance between fashion …

The Evolution Door, A Clever Door That Opens and Closes With Two Rotating Panels

The Evolution Door uses a novel system of two rotating square panels to open and close without hinges or sliders. It is the latest development of the …

GIF Animations

Nuzzles, Whimsical Foam Noodle Nests That Provide Warmth in Winter

NUZZLES is a warming hut concept that consists of foam noodles sprouting from a heated aluminum base. Much like fur, the foam noodles (actually pool …

Red River

3D Printed Sculpture of an Aged Popeye the Sailor Man by Rick Baker

Award-winning special effects makeup artist Rick Baker recently created a 3D printed sculpture of an aged Popeye the Sailor Man on a MakerBot …

ZBrush

Frank Gehry’s Unique Design For the Largest Building in Berlin Features Rotating Stacks of Twisted Cubes

The Hines real estate firm recently announced that renown architect Frank Gehry will design a 300-unit residential tower that the company will be …

Architecture

Picture of the Day: The World’s Largest Offshore Wind Farm

THE WORLD’S LARGEST<br>OFFSHORE WIND FARM<p>Photograph by London Array Limited<p>The London Array is an offshore wind farm in the Thames Estuary in the United …

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'Pope And Mussolini' Tells The 'Secret History' Of Fascism And The Church

It's commonly thought that the Catholic Church fought heroically against the fascists when Benito Mussolini's party ruled over Italy in the 1920s and '30s. But in <i>The Pope and Mussolini,</i> David Kertzer says the historical record and a trove of recently released archives tell a very different …

Seeking Help from your Future Self | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

So many of us wish to grow and do better in life. And yet, there are so many times where we can’t decide our next set of actions. We have a dream or …

7 Ways To Become The Best Version Of Yourself This Year | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

Make 2014 your year with these 7 simple steps to become the healthiest and happiest version of yourself.<p><b>1. Love Your Morning Routine</b><p>Our mornings set …

Robots Rule the Internet

The Bot Traffic Report 2013 from Incapsula clearly shows that robots already rule the world…I mean the Internet. Humans are now just a minority of …

The 100 Most Influential Cameras in History

Another great infographic poster from the team at Pop Chart Lab! A Visual Compendium of Cameras lines up the 100 most influential cameras in history …

Timeline of the Far Future

What’s the future of the human race and our beloved planet Earth? The Timeline of the Far Future from the BBC plots out predicted events for the next …

9 Things That are Extremely Useless For Your Life | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

We all want to lead better lives. We all want to be happy too!<p>Yet, this is life. We’ve so many problems and responsibilities that it can be hard to …

8 Steps to Transform Negativity into Positive Results | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

Think of the last time you embarked on a big project or maybe the thought of turning your wildest dream into a reality, were your thoughts about it …

Self-help

Ready, Set, Grow: 3 Tweaks to Get You Out of the Rut | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

You’re in a rut. Maybe you don’t know it. But you are.<p>Maybe your life seems comfortable. You have your needs met. Perhaps you even have a decent job, …

10 Ways Low Self-Confidence Shackles You

I know you.<p>You have dreams for your life.<p>You want to be amazing. You want to achieve something great. You want to wake up happy and enthusiastic …

Self-improvement

The Three Rules Of Creativity | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

Creativity is defined as the productive use of ideas and imagination.<p>Unfortunately, because of widespread preconceptions about creativity, people …

5 Ways to Improve the Quality of Your Life | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

However satisfied you are with the quality of your life right now, you can always learn new ways to get even more value for your own benefit and to …

Jigsaw Puzzles

Mini Muffin Frittatas Recipe

During the holidays, it’s easy to overdo it with the rich foods, the candies, the cookies, everything. I don’t know about you but my survival …

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Life has been a little bit hectic lately. Between dealing with the whole lightning incident, work getting super busy and just trying to catch up on …