Sandra J. Brittain

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Coffee reveals itself as an unlikely elixir

For a historically mistrusted drink, coffee is proving to be a healthy addiction. Scientific findings in support of coffee’s nutritional attributes …

One of Apple's partners accidentally revealed a detail about the new iPad Pro that Apple didn't tell us about

Apple is positioning the iPad Pro as a tablet that's more ideal for multitasking and productivity. At its event, it brought partners such as Adobe and Microsoft on stage to show how their apps work on the iPad Pro.<p>But there's one detail that's crucial for multitasking that Apple didn't mention …

IPad Air

Thought-controlled prosthesis offers more 'tap precision' - Futurity

A thought-controlled prosthesis quickly corrects brain readings to give people with spinal cord injuries a more precise way to tap out commands.

The 10 things in advertising you need to know today

<b>1. We stumbled across what might be the most bizarre ad of the year.</b> It's for Thunderhead, a company that make customer service software.<p><b>2. McDonald's has been reprimanded for its kids advertising.</b> It has been told not to focus its Happy Meal marketing on the toy, and instead focus its spots on the …

J.C. Penney

Africa stems Ebola via border closings, luck

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Health officials battling the Ebola outbreak that has killed more than 4,500 people in West Africa have managed to limit its spread on the continent to five countries — and two of them appear to have snuffed out the disease.<p>The developments constitute a modest success in an …

How Successful People Handle Toxic People

Toxic people defy logic. Some are blissfully unaware of the negative impact that they have on those around them, and others seem to derive satisfaction from creating chaos and pushing other people’s buttons. Either way, they create unnecessary complexity, strife, and worst of all stress.<p>Studies …

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10 Things Exceptional People Say Every Single Day

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><i>LinkedIn Influencer, Jeff Haden, published this post originally on LinkedIn.</i><p>Want to make a huge difference in another person's life?<p>Want to make a huge difference in your life?<p>Here are things you should say every day -- to your employees, …

Self-improvement

5 Signs You Have No Money Management Skills

Good money management is about more than just being able to afford the essentials. It’s about being able to cope with the unexpected and grow your …

4 Strategies For Remembering Everything You Learn

• knowledge about the subject at hand, like math, history, or programming<p>• knowledge about how learning actually works<p>The bad news: Our education system kinda skips one of them, which is terrifying, given that your ability to learn is such a huge predictor of success in life, from achieving in …

Self-improvement

Hacking sleep: Engineering a high quality, restful night.

<b>In case you haven’t heard, sleep is absolutely crucial to your health. With a few simple strategies, you can get the high-quality, restful sleep your</b> …

Lack of Sleep: What It Does to Your Brain

Behind the controls of the Metro-North train that derailed in New York earlier this week was a tired driver, according to new reports that engineer …

Priya Haji, CEO of Personal Finance Startup SaveUp, Has Died

SaveUp CEO Priya Haji launched several socially minded projects.<p>SaveUp CEO Priya Haji died on July 14 after suffering what appeared to have been a pulmonary embolism, according to statements from her family and the company.<p>Haji was a vivacious and creative entrepreneur who launched multiple …

DIY IKEA Sewing Table Tutorial

Today I’m pleased to share a DIY IKEA sewing table tutorial showing you how to make a custom sewing table from your INGO dining table. It’s a lot …

Woodworking

Mama Love Quilts

Quarter Square Triangles

Advertisements:<p>There are several ways to construct quarter square triangles including the good old fashion way of making templates but this rotary …

How to Print on Fabric - 6 Easy Ways!

How to Print on Fabric<p>Some of you guys may know that one of my favorite crafting techniques is printing on Fabric! I love how professional the fabric …

Binding Basics - Part 4: Attaching the Binding by Machine

Sewing the Binding onto the Front of the Quilt by Machine<p><b>How do I start sewing the binding to the front of the quilt?</b><p>As with many things in quilting, …

Scrum-diddly-umptious Baby Quilt

Welcome! My name is Erica and I blog over at Kitchen Table Quilting. I absolutely loved working with Scrumptious; just sewing with it made me feel …

Quilting

New Mini Patterns

Monday, January 27, 2014<p>New Mini Patterns, a photo by Jeni Baker on Flickr.<p>Happy Monday! Hope you are all keeping warm in your part of the world. …

How to Make a Churn-Dash Quilt, Part 1

Hello fellow sewing-enthusiasts! I am so excited to share this quilt-a-long project with you here at WeAllSew. I learned to make quilts from my mom …

10 Habits Of Highly Creative People

Writers' block? Go take a nap.<p>Composer Erik Satie walked roughly 10 kilometers from Arcueil to Paris every morning. Saul Bellow rode his mountain bike. Novelist Haruki Murakami keeps a famously intense running schedule, which he described in the <i>Paris Review</i>:<p><b>Whether it lets the mind wander, improves</b> …

Protect Yourself Against Heartbleed, The Web's Security Disaster

The recently discovered Heartbleed bug exposed a gaping hole in the security software that’s supposed to keep your information private while shopping, managing your finances or sending and reading email. While there still aren’t any signs that the bug has actually led to eavesdropping or …