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'13 Reasons Why': A World without Hope

Once upon a time, a young novelist wrote a Young Adult novel about suicide. It became, in the words of The New York Times, “a stealthy hit with …

Scandinavian Princess Cake

Adapt the traditional celebratory Scandinavian "princess cake" of marzipan, raspberry jam, whipped cream, and vanilla pastry cream for winter by pressing an elaborate doily into the tinted marzipan. Its pattern is then highlighted with confectioners' sugar to create the sweetest snowflake.

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Top 12 Most Mind-Bending Illusions in 2014

Over the past few years we've seen some truly mind-bending illusions (2012, 2011). It's now that time of year again when we look back and show you the best ones of 2014. What distorted our senses and changed our perception of reality? This year, we saw a lot of street art works that pushed creative …

17 Best Binding Tutorials

Debbie from A Quilter’s Table stops by with Quilting Trends and she also curated our series of 31 Inspiring Quilters. Following up on 8 Amazing …

Bloom's Critical Thinking Questions to Use in Class

December, 2014<br>Critical thinking is an essential skill in the cognitive development of students. It is probably the number one skill teachers would …

The strange case of the man with two hearts

When a man was fitted with a new heart, his mind changed in unusual ways. Why? The answer reveals a surprising truth about all our bodies, says David Robson.<p>Every second or so, Carlos would feel a small “bump” hitting his tummy. It was the beating of his “second heart”.<p>The small mechanical pump was …

Psychology

Double disappearing nine patch

<i>If you enjoy this post be sure the check out the improved tutorial!</i><p>The name kind of says it all! I made nine patches.<p>Cut them in half both ways.<p>Then …

Log Cabin Wreath

A few weeks back, I saw a picture on the Quilt Now Instagram feed with the most fabulous wreath quilt on it. When Quilt Now issue 4 came out, I …

Using Gut Bacteria to Quell Inflammation Stops Arthritis and Multiple Sclerosis in Mice

<i>Posted November 25, 2014</i><br>Ashutosh Mangalam, Ph.D., Veena Taneja, Ph.D., Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota<p>In a partnering research project funded by …

Military

100 funny jokes by 100 comedians

Confessions of a Failed Young-Earth Creationist

I am currently studying for the ordained ministry in the Church of England at Ripon College and the University of Oxford in England. However, from a …

Faith

12 Rules For Learning Any Language In 3 Months

I've written about how I learned to speak, read, and write Japanese, Mandarin, and Spanish. I've also covered my experiments with German, Indonesian, Arabic, Norwegian, Turkish, and perhaps a dozen others.<p>There are only few language learners who dazzle me, and Benny Lewis is one of them.<p>This …

Portraits of Time: Ancient Trees - Photographs and text by Beth Moon | LensCulture

“Portraits of Time” is a series of portraits of ancient trees from around the world that explores time and survival, celebrating the wonders of nature that have endured throughout the centuries. This fourteen-year project has taken me on an exhilarating journey to many parts of the United States, …

Prayer Guide: How to pray for lost souls and backsliders

Following are simple strategies when praying for the return of backsliders.<br>Approach the Father in that positional place of covenant that the …

Unreached of Day

Join thousands of others praying for today's unreached people group.<p>Get the Android or iOS Unreached of the Day mobile app.<p>Select days you would like …

What to Pray for, Beyond Physical Healing - Blog - Eternal Perspective Ministries

By | May 5, 2009<p>My friend Barry Arnold pastors Cornerstone Church here in Gresham, Oregon. Last year he sent an email to his church regarding prayer. …