Selima Dawson

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20 Creative Hand Drawn Websites Designs

This is a showcase of websites which follow a cool creative hand drawn design style within their websites. As web designer its always useful and …

Wearing My Afro Is Always a Political Act

When I cut my hair last summer, I sheared 12 inches of chemically straightened hair from the coarser curls closest to my scalp. I had only an inch of …

DIY Chain Strap Watch | A Pair & A Spare

Combining two of my favourite things, a way to know how long it is until lunch and gold fishtail chain, to me this is the ultimate in functional and …

How to Finish Necklaces the Pro Way

As with most things in life it’s the finishing touches that can really make a difference. Adding extension chain to your DIY necklaces give them a …

How-To: Couture Cardboard Bangle Bracelets

Make your own eco-inspired fashion statement with these cute and colorful couture cardboard bangle bracelets and cuffs from Mark Montano’s latest video tutorial!

The Big List of Crafters on Instagram • The Crafty Mummy

<b>Wouldn’t it be cool to have a big list of people on Instagram who were into craft?</b><p>I thought so too so I put the call out there and gathered a list of …

Bring Back the Brooch With 12 to Buy + DIY

We’ve been falling hard for a bold, statement-making accessory lately: the brooch! We know what you’re thinking, but hear us out before you roll your eyes at the thought of wearing the often misunderstood jewelry piece. We agree that these glitzy pins can easily look, well, old-fashioned, and the …

How to make a statement headpiece • Aminta Online

Tutorials

9 Things You May Not Know About the History of the Divine Nine

<b>Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity Inc.</b><p>The establishment of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity Inc. was inspired by the racial oppression that African-American …

5 Personality Traits Investors Look for in Entrepreneurs

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Few companies get up and running without a bit of private capital giving them an extra boost, even in today’s era of free resources, digital communication and crowdfunding. Attaining that capital means impressing seasoned investors and …

Entrepreneurship

The Ironic, Tragic History of the Louisiana Purchase That Your Teacher Never Told You

<i>This article supplements Episode 5 of The History of American Slavery, our inaugural Slate Academy. Please join Slate’s Jamelle Bouie and Rebecca</i> …

Black History

Man jailed for 30 years in Thailand for insulting the monarchy on Facebook

Pongsak Sriboonpeng, 48, receives one of the toughest known sentences passed under the junta-ruled kingdom’s draconian royal defamation law<p>A Thai man has been jailed for 30 years for insulting the monarchy on Facebook, in one of the toughest known sentences passed under the junta-ruled kingdom’s …

North Korea sets clocks back 30 minutes creating its own time zone

<b>(CNN) —</b> North Korea is its own world in many ways. Now, it is getting its own time zone to match.<p>State news agency, KCNA, has announced that North Korea will set its clocks back by 30 minutes to "Pyongyang time" on August 15--the 70th anniversary of liberation from Japan.<p>That will reset the time to …

HugeDomains.com - Mabame.com is for sale (Mabame)

Hurry - once it's sold this opportunity will be gone!<p>Besides being memorable, .com domains are unique: This is the one and only .com name of it's …

How to Wear Fall Fashion Trends 2018

I have always said: streets is the best place for your inspiration. In today's post we are going to see how to wear fall fashion trends. I want to …

Clothing

Why Do Small Birds Have Sweeter Songs?

An anatomical difference in some birds produces sounds that are music to the human ear, experts say.<p>When you have a friend who loves karaoke but isn't exactly Mariah Carey, you can still be nice and say "You sing like a bird!"<p>They don't have to know you mean this bird.<p>Saturday's Weird Animal …

The Lessons of Epic Birding Failures

It’s 5:00 a.m. and my headlamp is casting a narrow beam across the gray stones of the Josephine Saddle trail. Several miles into the canyon, …

Taking Jackson Off the $20 Bill Will Not Erase His Murderous History as a War Criminal, Slavery Enthusiast, & Genocidal Enemy of Native Americans

During the height of the 2008 presidential campaign, I paid a visit to what was then an annual gathering of the Conservative Caucus, a right-wing …

Here's What Happens When You Name Your Newborn Babygirl

When I was born, my parents couldn’t agree on how to spell my name. My dad wanted T-A-N-I-A; my mom insisted on using a “y.” (Check my byline to see …

Food Forests Could Bring Free Healthy Organic Food To Everyone For The Same Cost As Roadside Grass

• Home<br>• ><br>• Permaculture<br>• ><br>• Food Forests Could Bring Free Healthy Organic Food To Everyone For The Same Cost As Roadside Grass<p>posted 3 years ago<br>Categories: …

U.S. to face worst droughts in 1,000 years, says new study

Hang on to your water bottles. The United States is primed for the worst droughts recorded in the last 1,000 years due to climate change. Projections …

8 Ways Startups Spend Resources Without Adding Value

Every entrepreneur I know is short on resources, including time, money, and skills. The last thing they can afford is to waste any of these, but in my mentoring and coaching activities, I see it happening all too often. Waste in a startup is any activity that spends resources, but creates no value …

4 rules for birdwatching that serve as real talk about race

When I first met Drew, he'd just given a keynote address about birds to a group of environmental educators.<p>Drew Lanham is a well-respected …

Birds

Millennials Are Embracing a New Fashion Trend. And It's Not What You Would Expect.

What happened the last time a button popped off of your favorite shirt? Don’t lie. You took it to the tailor or to the dry cleaners to have it sewn …

9 Beautiful Edible Landscape Plants - Urban Farm

For a garden where form meets function, turn to edible crops that are also pleasing to the eye.<p>Lynsey Grosfield<p>When working in a limited space, it …

Seasonal Eating

We are currently living in the age of the diet. A time where eating habits permeate the general consciousness and loom unappetisingly in our …

Nutrition

Understanding the Controversy and Science of GMOs

<i>By Nirvana Abou-Gabal</i><p>The subject of genetically-modified organisms (GMOs) is one of the most hotly-debated food and environmental topics in the world today. Just look at the response to Chipotle's recent announcement that the chain would cease to include GMO ingredients on its menu. Health …

Permaculture is Revolution disguised as Organic Gardening

Over the past thirty-five years, he’s seen the seeds of permaculture grow into a thriving global movement. During his recent “Transforming the …