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10 intelligent house floor plans to inspire!

Before anyone starts building a house or renovating an apartment, the first thing to tackle is always a floor plan, or a drawing/computerized image …

Living Rooms

Gaza 'unliveable' ten years after Hamas seized power: U.N. | Reuters

JERUSALEM (Reuters) - A decade after the Islamist group Hamas seized Gaza, the Palestinian enclave is effectively unliveable for its 2 million people, with declining incomes, healthcare, education, electricity and fresh water, the United Nations said.<p>A Palestinian man sleeps outside his house in …

The Workout Wardrobe Summary So Far – Progress Report

When I wrote in a recent article that we were already on our sixth pattern of the Workout Wardrobe that we kicked off back at the start of the year …

Clothing

Stone wall construction

Add a decorative hardscape to your landscape<p>Stone walls have something of a magical quality—when looking at one, you can rarely tell if the …

Country Lifestyle

A Small Backyard Greenhouse for the Home Gardener | NC State Extension Publications

Home gardening and landscaping are enjoyable hobbies for many people in North Carolina. If you are among them, you might benefit from a small …

18 renovation apps to know for your next project

Everybody needs a little help sometimes<p>Embarking on a home renovation project is no easy feat, but thanks to today's advances in internet technology, there is probably a stellar app out there ready to assist with every part of the process.<p>Below, we rounded up 15 standouts across three …

Amigurumi patterns Archives - Amigurumi Today

Easter is on its way and it’s a time to prepare special handmade gifts for your loved ones! How about …<p>Surprise everyone at your Easter brunch with …

Every Sale You Need to Shop This Weekend for Seriously Discounted Home Decor

Friday has finally arrived, and what better way to celebrate than to treat yourself (and your home) to a little something special?<p>This weekend, some …

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See our solar system like you've never seen it before

Book Excerpt: Otherworlds<p><i>The following is an excerpt from Otherworlds by Michael Benson.</i><p><i>Editors note: to see all of the incredible, otherworldly details in these photos, click on the arrows at the top right of each image to enlarge.</i><p><i>Excerpted from Otherworlds by Michael Benson, published by Abrams</i> …

Astronomy

Try this spicy Moroccan carrot salad recipe for Meatless Monday

This salad may look rather simple, but Yotam Ottolenghi's spicy Moroccan carrot salad is packed with bright and robust flavors. Tender but crunchy carrots are combined with caramelized onion, garlic, chile, cloves, coriander, cinnamon, paprika, cumin, preserved lemon and fresh cilantro leaves. …

Vegetarian

This Seafront Home Was Built With Rocks Excavated From Its Surroundings

A’tolan is a word meaning “a place with many rocks,” stemming from the indigenous language of the natives who live on the east coast of Taiwan. In …

12 Apps That’ll Help You Organize *Everything*

With the new year already underway, now is a great time to start getting organized. Even though we love planning out our lives in our paper planner, we also need some organization hacks on-the-go… both for our digital lives and our real lives. That’s why we’re super excited to share our top apps …

9 Modern Women Science Fiction Writers You Need To Be Celebrating

For science fiction lovers everywhere, January 2 is a very special day for two reasons — it's the birthday of legendary author Isaac Asimov and it's …

Transformable easy cardigan: dressing in layers

Dressing in layers with an easy cardigan was what was on people’s mind the day I took the survey on our Facebook chat group. With almost 22,000 …

Sewing

True Blue Me and You: DIYs for Creatives

16 Overall Favorite Books of 2016

From loneliness to love to black holes, by way of Neil Gaiman, Annie Dillard, and Mary Oliver.<p>To look back on any period of reading with the intention of selecting one’s favorite books is a curious two-way time machine — one must scoop the memory of a past and filter it through the sieve of an …

Literature

The Sock-Knitter’s Companion: How to Knit Socks – Knitter's Review

The day I completed my first sock was a day of liberation. For years I’d been mystified by socks, never daring try them on my own. I learned that …

Knitting

The long awaited Amy Schumer and Goldie Hawn trailer for "Snatched" is here and it looks GOOD

It’s finally here! The long awaited Amy Schumer and Goldie Hawn trailer for <i>Snatched</i> is here!<p>On Friday, 20th Century Fox released the first look at …

How to Read a Crochet Pattern

by Jean Leinhauser<p>Once you’ve learned the basic crochet stitches, you’ll want to start your first pattern. (If you need assistance with learning …

Yarn

Free Pajama Pants Pattern For Older Kids

This free pajama pant pattern fits for preteens and teens sizes 10 through 16. It is so easy to sew and you can use flannel, cotton or fleece. My …

Sewing

Nine Ways To Take Paper Snowflakes To The Next Level

The thought of making paper snowflakes may remind you of childhood memories of cutting out wonky, misshapen snowflakes only a mother could love. …

Crafting

Aleppo evacuation routes deserted as 'ceasefire' ends

Opposition fighters fired rockets at an evacuation route in Syria's Aleppo on Friday and there was no sign of civilians or rebels leaving besieged neighbourhoods as a Russian-declared unilateral ceasefire came to end.<p>Syrian state media and Russia's defence ministry said rebels fired rockets at one …

Where To Get Everything You Need for DIY Lighting Projects

The simplest pendant lamps run on just three ingredients—a cord, a plug, and a socket—along with a little bit of wiring know-how. To make creating a …

Light Bulbs

A’tolan House is a seafront home built with rocks excavated during its construction

Move over, Fred Flintstone - there's a new rock home on the market, and it's simply breathtaking. Located in Taiwan, the coastal A'tolan House …

Architecture

HOME DZINE Home DIY | DIY trouser hanging rack

DIY trouser hanging rack<p>I have recently been featuring projects for updating my built-in closet and the most recent was converting shelves to …

Free greenhouse plans | HowToSpecialist - How to Build, Step by Step DIY Plans

This article is about <b>free wood greenhouse plans</b>. If you want to build a construction to store your plants during the cold winters or to grow your own …