Annette DelCimmuto Mackay

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How-To: Chainless Foundation for Single Crochet

Does the idea of starting a new crochet project with a foundation chain make you want to give up before you’ve even gotten started? You’ll definitely want to check out this chainless foundation method for single crochet from Maggie’s Crochet!<p>I’ve got good news for left-handed crafters too: In both …

Video Tutorials

George Clooney, Matt Damon, and Bill Murray Face Off Against Nazis in the Monuments Men Trailer

At last, we get to see what George Clooney, his mustache, Matt Damon, and Bill Murray were up to in Germany earlier this year, thanks to the very first trailer for <i>The Monuments Men</i>, Clooney’s directorial follow-up to <i>The Ides of March</i>. Set during World War II, the drama stars Clooney as a typically …

These Adorable 1940s Naval Cats Had Their Own Hammocks

The hard working kitties did a purr-fect job in serving their country.<p>Known as ship's cat, these heroic felines have been a common feature on ships since ancient times. They are of value not only for providing protection from rodents, but also as morale boosters.<p>The spread of mass communication …

David Brooks: What Our Words Tell Us

New York Times columnist David Brooks recently wrote that our word choice proves that we've become a more individualistic society. Brooks cited Ngram …

Big Data and Culturomics

Big Data – and how we use it – is changing the way we understand our culture and history. Research scientists Erez Lieberman Aiden and Jean Baptiste …

Pioneering 'Masters Of Sex' Brought Science To The Bedroom

William Masters and Virginia Johnson became famous in the 1960s for their groundbreaking and controversial research into the physiology of human sexuality. Instead of just asking people about their sex lives, Masters and Johnson actually observed volunteers engaging in self-stimulation and sexual …

The 10 Best Orgasms in Movie History

The Daily Beast presents the best orgasm scenes in movies, from Jane Fonda in ‘Barbarella’ to the iconic diner scene in ‘When Harry Met Sally.’<p><b>1. Meg</b> …

Here's What A Day Is Like On A Grueling 20-Hour Shooting Of Peter Jackson's 'The Hobbit'

Jackson is no stranger to sharing behind-the-scenes images and video diaries from the set, but this was the first time he posted so much in one day.<p>From 8:20 in the morning until after 1 a.m. the following day, he shared photos and narrated the hectic — and fun — day of a director on his Facebook …

Movies

Henry Ford's 'Fordlândia' was a failed attempt to bring Detroit-style living to Brazil

In 1928, Henry Ford, the founder of the Ford Motor Company, decided to bring a little bit of US suburbia to Brazil. As <i>Gizmodo</i> reports, the result of Ford's plan was Fordlândia, a Ford-owned town for workers that brought homes, running water, electricity, swimming pools, and American meals to the …