Aidah Gachanja

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Ten Ways to Boost Your Body Confidence

It seems to be such a rare thing to find a woman who is comfortable in her own skin.<p>And with good reason, I think.<p>There are far too many people who …

How to Build a Dry Stone Wall | Hunker

"Preservation is part of a continuum of the craft, which includes restoration," said "waller" Dan Snow. "There are good reasons to repair and rebuild …

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Young Rich:Meet Muthui,26 and worth a billion shillings

<b>Very inspiring story:At 26 and without a high school education, he is worth a billion shillings.</b><p>After failing his Primary school final exams due to …

High School

How Lupita Nyong’o won Oscar season

The “12 Years a Slave” actress is the year’s breakout star — but she deserves even more great roles<p>Even when Oscar season is longer than usual -- when, as this year, the awards themselves are pushed back to March to accommodate the Olympics -- it's fairly short in the grand scheme of things. For …

6 1/2 Things You Should Stop Expecting from Others

1. Stop Expecting People: To Be Your Partner in Crime<p>A group of friends and I had been out late one night when I saw it there, glowing like a beacon: …

Selfies

How Coding Went Mainstream

<i>ReadWriteReflect offers a look back at major technology trends, products and companies of the past year.</i><p>Last January marked the launch of Code.org, a nonprofit that promotes computer-science education. Code.org launched Hour Of Code, a nationwide campaign that urged Americans to learn how to …

Duck Dynasty Star Called Gay People ‘Insolent, Arrogant God-Haters’

The <i>Duck Dynasty</i> star who caused an uproar this week with fiercely anti-gay remarks also called homosexuals “insolent, arrogant God-haters” in 2010.<p>A …

Judge orders life support for 13-year-old girl declared brain dead

A judge has ordered an Oakland hospital to keep a girl declared brain dead on life support following what was supposed to be a routine tonsillectomy.<p>At a hearing Friday, both sides in the case agreed to get together and choose a neurologist to further examine 13-year-old Jahi McMath and determine …

My 5 Favorite Evernote Features

Evernote is fast becomeing the one essential tool in my productivity arsenal.<p>When you embrace Evernote on your Mobile device, it takes on a whole new …

Oprah Talks to Nelson Mandela

<b>Start reading Oprah's interview with Nelson Mandela</b><p>This is a moment I will never forget: Nelson Mandela, a man sentenced to life in prison because of …

DIY Explorer Activity Kit

Did you ever see the Child’s Activity Kits that Anthropologie used to carry? They are so incredibly adorable! I decided to make a little explorer kit …

10 Quotes for Instant Fitspiration

Win the weight-loss battle! These mantras are guaranteed to help you go that extra mile

Fitness

25 Unusual Ways To Repurpose Your Jeans

An old pair of jeans is either distressed to perfection and fits like a glove, or simply last season’s news. When you come across the latter, resist the urge to add to your cut off collection and instead, transform this durable and versatile fabric into something totally wow-worthy. From unique …

Crafting

25 Creative Ideas for Decorating Pumpkins

Forget simple carving. Take your Halloween pumpkins to the next level with this roundup of 25 creative ideas for decorating pumpkins from A Subtle Revelry!

Technique

The LaBlanche stamps blog has amazing tutorial video showing how to stamp onto acetate and then color on the backside with DecoArts paints for some …

How to Make Your Own LED Watch with GPS

Becky Stern of Adafruit Industries demonstrates how to make a nifty LED watch, complete with GPS-powered compass and navigation features, in this …

Upcycled Sequin Pillow

My Sister’s Suitcase shows us a stellar way to add some sparkle to a simple pillow by upcycling a dress. Don’t have a dress to change up? Find one at a thrift store to jazz up your chair or couch.

Tips for Amazing Eye Makeup

I think I might have a slight (okay, that’s a lie -- more like <i>acute</i>) obsession with makeup. Makeup and I go a long way back. Right back to when I was …

Kill Ants Safely With Cornmeal

Summer's around the corner, and the bugs are out in force. If you have an ant problem on your hands, cornmeal is a safe, surprisingly-effective way …

Insects