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US officials investigating China's epic hack 'either need serious help or need to come clean now'

When administration officials asked intelligence agencies in 2010 to merge their records with OPM's, creating a unified security-clearance system, intelligence officials initially refused to comply.<p>They refused out of concern that combining Scattered Castles — the US spy-agency database — with …

Castles

Sean Hannity: Same-sex marriage supporters are part of a plot to destroy Christian businesses

“People will have to bake gay wedding cakes,” he said, “because they’re going to be forced to by the state”<p>On "Hannity" Monday evening, host Sean Hannity attempted to corner a same-sex marriage supporter into admitting that the Supreme Court's decision is a victory for those who want to crush the …

Same-sex Marriage

A Spanish investigation into the Russian mafia 'could change the narrative of Putin in the West'

Prosecutors in Madrid have filed a 488-page petition to charge 27 people with money laundering and fraud in connection to the St. Petersburg-based Tambov crime syndicate's setting up shop in Spain in 1996.<p>Vladislav Reznik, now the deputy head of the finance committee in Russia's lower house of …

Russia

4-year-old dies after eating cinnamon

A Kentucky mom is warning teenagers against attempting the so-called "cinnamon challenge" after her 4-year-old son's death. Matthew Rader was in his mom's kitchen Wednesday when he got on top of the stove, found a container of ground cinnamon, and decided to have a taste.<p>"He started choking. It was …

Rein in California's Farmers to Solve the Drought? Not so Fast.

I mentioned to a friend in Santa Cruz that I had the opportunity to tag along for the cherry harvest in the San Joaquin Valley last week. "Yeah," he said. "We are going to have to take a bite out of big ag in California if we're going to solve water."<p>It's a common comment along California's Highway …

San Francisco

Astronomy Photographer of the Year 2014 - in pictures

The Royal Observatory Greenwich has announced the winners of this year’s international astronomy photography competition. The observatory’s annual free exhibition, which opened on Thursday, showcases these dazzling images of the sky, ranging from within our solar system to far into deep space. …

Editors’ Picks: 10 Favorite Sources for Bargain Vintage Furniture

Here at Remodelista we’ve participated in our share of eBay auctions. We’ve also have been known to obsessively check the local Craigslist listings …

Kickstarting a Mini Maker Faire

Putting on a Mini Maker Faire takes a lot, and we’ve documented the process in How to Make a Maker Faire. But even after you’ve figured how how many tables, tents, and portable toilets you need, you still have to figure out how to pay for all of it.<p>I’m one of the co-founders of the Rhode Island …

DIY Steampunk Apothecary Jars

For my recent wedding, we wanted to create a steampunk feel to the whole thing. We didn't have a large budget, so I wanted to find some very …

Chain Necklace Makeover with Jersey Yarn • Recyclart

Give your chain necklace an updated look with something as simple as jersey yarn. Website: Curly Made ! Submitted by: …

Sharpie Makeovers

Who knew a permanent marker could have so many possibilities? With tips and ideas of things from furniture updates to updating your wardrobe and even …

Tutorials

Top 23 New & Awesome DIY Pallet Projects

There is no need to tell you about all the positive things we have when we have a pallets at home. There are so many ways to repurpose them and make …

18 Budget Friendly & Inspiring DIY Concrete Projects

This is one more inspiring post for everyone who loves making handmade things. These DIY projects are little more different than usual. We present …

22 Most Unique DIY Coat Rack Design Ideas

Coat racks are integral part of every interior design. They are timeless pieces of furniture in every entryway, that can not be replaced with …

23 Incredible DIY Outside Bar Ideas

Outside bar is one of the best ideas for your garden this year. It is very useful thing when you gather with your friends and when you are making …

Chalkboard Art Dresser: A Craft Supply Storage Solution

My chalkboard art dresser has become a craft supply storage solution! The hand lettering on each drawer tells me which craft supply is in that drawer …

Crochet For A Frozen Princess

I think I must be the only adult on the planet who has not seen this movie or even heard the entire song that every little princess (and some princes …

Make A Wreath From Your Old Canning Lids

I had the big project today of canning peaches, and while in the process, found a lot of my canning lids (rings) have become quite worn throughout …

Crafting

Tutorial: How to sew better interior bag pockets

Tutorial: How to sew better interior bag pockets<p>Geta from Geta’s Quilting Studio says, “Unless it is just a grocery bag, every bag deserves at least …

Men’s Crocheted Beanie

Looking for a crocheted hat pattern for guys? This "Easy Ribbed Pom Pom Beanie" is very simple to make! Full tutorial available!<p>253<p>1626

Tutorial: 1960s pillowcase style shift dress

Tutorial: 1960s pillowcase style shift dress<p>This vintage 1960s pamphlet from Coats and Clark shows how you can make a shift dress. It’s made like a …

Coffee Mug Quiche

Most of the items I see for cooking in mugs are cakes! This works great for me, because I’m the only one that likes quiche and it is more of a meal …

Goliath – The Gas Powered Quadcopter

I have a small quadcopter that fits in my hand which I enjoy using. To call what I have and this gas-drinking monstrosity by the same name seems wrong, but just as an elephant and a mouse are both animals, they are, on some level, the same thing. On the other hand, while mine flies quite well, and …