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How-To: Crochet Broomstick Lace

Broomstick lace has the kind of luxurious antique look that, probably like many of you, I’ve always filed it away in my mind in the maybe-someday-when-I-have-more-time slot, right next to beautiful bobbin lace. Oh, how wrong I was! As it turns out, crocheted broomstick lace isn’t hard at all—the …

Crochet

Make a Quick Garden Apron From Upcycled Jeans

If you’re just itching to get back into the garden, and need an appropriate apron in a hurry, then go ahead and grab an old pair of jeans and a pair of scissors and make yourself a quick garden apron with this handy video from CHOW.com!<p>It might help to use an old pair of jeans that are a little too …

Summer Essentials: Hanging Mason Jar Candle Holder

Transform canning jars into perfect summertime lanterns with this mason jar candle holder project!<p>With just a twist of some craft wire and a few realistic-looking LED candles, your patio—or your living room or kitchen—will glow with welcoming light all season long!<p>Ready to give it a try? Check out …

Handmade Baby: Crocheted Rainbow Baby Booties

Make teeny tiny feet even more adorable with a sweet pair of crocheted rainbow baby booties!<p>I’m a firm believer that primary colors don’t show up nearly often enough in baby-related projects, so these bright and bold booties make me especially happy. Hooray for rainbows! (Of course, this is DIY, so …

Sweet Sips: Cherry Limeade Recipe

Looking for a new go-to family-friendly drink recipe for those hot summer days?<p>Enjoy a sparkling, flavorful treat! Cool off with this sweet and refreshing cherry limeade recipe from The Idea Room.

Garden Magic: Make a Gnome Door

Make your favorite outdoor spot just a little more charming with a DIY gnome door!<p>So one day my sister sends me a text, and I quote, “gnome doors are going to be huge this year.” I had absolutely no clue what she was talking about and so it was explained to me carefully so that I could make her …

Summer Decor: DIY Punched Copper Votives

Metallic accents can bring a beautiful hint of shine to your decor that’s sure to liven up a room, and these pretty DIY punched copper votives are a great place to start!<p>Combine the warmth of copper and the coziness of candlelight to create a lovely summertime centerpiece that’s perfect for dinner …

Flashback CRAFT Pattern: Lazy Weekend Sweater

<b>By Nikol Lohr</b><p>With the slouchy, comfy fit of your favorite old t-shirt and a removable hood that can be worn independently, this oversized short-sleeved sweater is perfect for three seasons of layering. Designed in textured reverse stockinette, it’s knit inside out to avoid excess purling. But …

Refashion Colorful Denim into a Gorgeous Upcycled Jeans Quilt

If you’ve got colorful old or outgrown denim taking up room in your closet—or access to a good thrift store or flea market—you can turn that unused fabric yardage into a durable one-of-a-kind blanket that your whole family will want to use! If you love your Levi’s, you’ll definitely want to add …

Watercolor Wallpaper for your Phone

DIY Stamped Air Dry Clay Bowls

Lunar New Year Monkey

Crochet Kiko the kawaii baby monkey just in time for Lunar New Year! Detailed step-by-step tutorial & FREE PATTERN available!<p>321<p>3180

Crafting

6 takeaways from the Republican presidential debate

<b>(CNN) —</b> Donald Trump finally took some punches, Carly Fiorina grabbed control, Jeb Bush woke up and Marco Rubio and Chris Christie elbowed their way into the fray on a crowded stage. Everyone else just tried to crash the party.<p>The CNN Republican debate at the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library on …

Government

Can Music Be Used as Medicine?

Biometric trackers are helping scientists tap into the body's response to songs and sound.<p>“Because you listened to Drake, how about Future next?”<p>Pandora, Spotify, and other music-streaming services try to predict what users might like to listen to, based on their tastes and what’s popular with …

The Brain

Your ultimate 'Game of Thrones' Season 5 cheat sheet

Unless you've pledged allegiance to the Night's Watch and been stuck on the Wall waiting for White Walkers, you've probably heard is about to start. In honor of the first season to deviate substantially from the book series it's based on (read: spoil the upcoming books), we've rounded up our …

8 horrifying revelations in the Justice Department’s Ferguson report

<b>(AP/David Goldman)</b><p>From unconstitutional searches to racist emails, here are some of the most revolting findings<p>Luke Brinker<p>March 4, 2015 9:42pm (UTC)<p>The Justice Department released its full report on the Ferguson Police Department on Wednesday, seven months after Officer Darren Wilson shot and …

Leonard Nimoy’s ‘Secret’ Talent: A Look Back at His Intimate Photography Exhibition

Leonard Nimoy passed away today at the age of 83. Back in 2010, the Star Trek legend unveiled an eye-opening portrait show at Mass MoCA called Secret …

The Layman’s Guide To Virtual Reality

So many companies, so many technologies. Who can keep it all straight? We can! Here’s a plainspeak FAQ to get you up to speed.<p>Oculus. Facebook. Samsung. Microsoft. Sony. Google. Viewmaster. Virtual reality is coming, but it’s a remarkably confusing market, filled with dozens of players, all …

The 2015 Sony World Photography Awards

The Sony World Photography Awards, an annual competition hosted by the World Photography Organisation, just announced its shortlist of winners. This year's contest attracted 173,444 entries from 171 countries. The organizers have been kind enough to share some of their shortlisted images with us, …

Hard Feelings: Science’s Struggle to Define Emotions

While it's possible for researchers to study facial expressions, brain patterns, behavior, and more, each of these is only part of a more elusive whole.<p>When Paul Ekman was a grad student in the 1950s, psychologists were mostly ignoring emotions. Most psychology research at the time was focused on …

Fall 2015's Most Wearable Fashion Trends

Fashion Month is always full of OMG moments, but we can't deny how great it is to spot a trend that can be worn in everyday life. Here, our picks for the styles that will take you...

Clothing

10 Actors Who Are Going to Make Your Ovaries Melt in 2015

Not only are they hot, they are talented.<p><b>1. Michael B. Jordan</b><p>Michael B. Jordan's résumé is already stacked (you probably know him best as Vince Howard from <i>Friday Night Lights</i> or as Alex from <i>Parenthood</i>), but it will explode next year, thanks to his upcoming role in <i>Fantastic Four</i>. Correct: The …

Seize the Day Remix: A Robin Williams Tribute

<b>YouTube Link</b><p>This Robin Williams tribute video by Melodysheep is a clever auto-tune mix of music and lines from his movies. Sweet and easy on the …

How to Cut Glass Bottles

This time, you can learn how to make your own bottles planters. You don’t need to be a glassworker to put this idea into practice. You can do it …

Beer

Hot Chili Condiment

<b>Hot Chili Condiment</b><p><i>Kua Txob Ntsw</i><p>Hmong people simply call this dish pepper. It accompanies almost every meal, and it is never made exactly the same …

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