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Philosophise this – psychology research by philosophers is robust and replicates better than other areas of psychology

Experimental philosophy or X-Phi takes the tools of contemporary psychology and applies them to unravelling how people think about major topics from …

Why "Compulsive Sexual Behavior Disorder" Isn't the Same as "Sex Addiction"

The WHO's newest mental health disorder isn't what you think.<p>A decade-long debate seemed settled in June when the World Health Organization …

Gender neutral parenting – has it gone too far?

Expecting our first baby, my husband and I told my father-in-law that, whatever the sex of our unborn child, we would call it "Baby" - and raise it gender neutral. He saw through our pseudo-liberal joke immediately, but in lots of ways we weren't actually kidding. We are millennial parents (albeit …

Tips for sewing Spandex

If you want to sew athletic wear, dance wear, or bathing suits, you’ll be sewing Spandex fabric. Melissa from Blank Slate Patterns shares her tips …

Tutorial: Easy bag straps that are removable

Do you like to make bags? Caroline from Sew Can She shows how you can make a simple bag strap from fabric. With swivel hooks at either end, they’re …

Tutorial and pattern: Cell phone wallet with removable strap

This cell phone wallet has extra pockets to hold credit cards and loose change, and also has a removable long strap so you can carry it cross body …

Credit Cards

Kenzie Kimono by Lakeside Loops

This kimono is a great lightweight sweater for you or the kids! This classic boho style looks great dressed up, or with a pair of jeans. The pattern …

Boho Chic

Bella Coco Store

Back To School Bag Crochet Pattern

I actually loved going to school, I like learning a lot and so back-to-school was exciting for me. Well, not every year but many of them. This might …

How to Support Your Local Yarn Shop without Buying Anything

We all know that local shops, including yarn shops, need our support if they are going to continue to exist. But is it possible to support them when …

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Close<p>Beginning of a dialog window, including tabbed navigation to register an account or sign in to an existing account. Both registration and sign in support using google and facebook accounts. Escape will close this window.<p>This item is unavailable.<p>Have VilmasCreativeArt make something just for …

Pornography Addiction: Q&A with Peter Kleponis, PhD

<b>CATR: Hello, Dr. Kleponis. Tell me, what are some key differences between pornography addiction and other more commonly accepted addictions like</b> …

Mental Health

Here's what's affected by the shutdown

<b>(CNN) —</b> In the final moments leading up to Friday's midnight deadline, Senate Republicans and Democrats were unable to agree on a stopgap funding measure to continue government services.<p>Throughout the day Saturday, government agencies are either letting their respective staff know they must stay …

Employment

Why the Traditional 4-Year Degree Isn't Cutting It Anymore

The college-education track rarely challenges students to seek real-world experience (and often creates a mountain of debt). The two cofounders behind MissionU see another way.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Several decades ago, the United Sates' educational system …

The Must-Read Brain Books Of 2017

The must-read brain books of 2017 featured persuasion, compulsion, popularity, fear, technology, distraction, and the reasons why we’re capable of so much good and so much evil. The eight books on this list all reveal important, timely insights about who we are, what we do and why we do it.<p><b>The Fear</b> …

What the End of Net Neutrality Means for You

Slow and fast lanes, price changes, and other potential shifts.<p>Net neutrality as we’ve known it is over. The Federal Communications Commission voted …

Michelle Obama Wants to Know: Why Is There a Double Standard When it Comes to Outfit Repetition?

I’ve never had my own personal uniform. I suffer from an (apparently au courant) millennial anxiety disorder and as such, I’ve always fretted about getting dressed in the morning. Specifically, I work myself up about not repeating an outfit. This was the case in high school (even with a strict …

22 Retailers That Are at Serious Risk of Bankruptcy

Blame it on online …

From Bikinis to Business Suits: An Entrepreneur's Crazy Journey to the Beaches of Brazil

One crucial thing this gung-ho young salesman neglected to consider about Florianopolis, Brazil: In the summer, it rains there -- a lot.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Most people spend their first job slaving away at a local restaurant or department store. But, if …

Russian Tu-95 Bombers Fly Near Alaskan Coast, Again

U.S. news<p>The U.S. military tracked two Russian bombers that flew close to the Alaskan coast Tuesday afternoon in the second such event in as many days, American officials said.<p>This time, the planes — long-range Tu-95 bear bombers — were about 36 miles from the Alaskan coast.<p>The Russian aircraft …

Russia ‘moves troops and equipment’ to North Korea border, as Kim Jong-un warns of 'super-mighty pre-emptive strike'

Russia has moved heavy military equipment towards its border with North Korea amid mounting fears of a military clash between Pyongyang and the United States over the North’s nuclear program.<p>A flurry of military activity in Russia's far east came as the UN Security Council strongly condemned North …

April Meal Planner: 30 Colorful, Healthy Meals To Keep Your Table Fresh

April is conceptually the first month of REAL spring, so naturally, we tend to focus on light, healthy, refreshing meal options that will help us get in shape for summer. We also get to go *nuts* at the farmer’s market after months of limited seasonal food options. It’s the month of asparagus …

Cooking

The most common attitudes that lead to bad decisions—and how to prevent them

A friend told me recently that he’d started implementing checklists in his organization. Afterward, he noticed, people seemed a lot more confident in their decisions. On the surface, that would seem to be a good thing—but there are some times when confidence can go awry.<p>When we’re facing a problem, …

11 Daily Habits of Exceptionally Successful People

Learning these fantastic habits is just half the equation. Actually doing them will get you to the promised land.<p>Succeeding in business and in life obviously requires mastering a set of skills that will produce extraordinary results, says conventional wisdom.<p>None of them, unfortunately, come from …

Stop Being Polite. Tackle Problems With Honesty

Reading management expert Kim Scott's work has been life-changing for me. Her push to have more open, honest communication between team members will hopefully change yours.<p>We recently had Kim Scott, a management and leadership expert hired by some of Silicon Valley's biggest tech firms, join us for …

CNN religion quiz needs to take Christianity seriously

In what has become an annual tradition of television programming claiming to reveal the real Jesus of Nazareth, it seems that CNN is off to an early start. Every Easter season, cable networks fill their lineups with specials featuring biblical and historical experts who often represent only the …

A new kind of doctor's office charges a monthly fee and doesn't take insurance — and it could be the future of medicine

He took some time off, then one day he got a call asking if he'd be up for doing a house call for a woman whose son was sick. He agreed, and by the end of that visit, he realized he wanted to treat patients without dealing with any of the insurance requirements.<p>Then he learned about a totally …

Health Care

Crochet Class: Make a Perfect Crochet Circle

Making the Perfect Crochet Circle<p>If you’ve ever crocheted a round motif, such as a circle or mandala, you may have wondered why the circle sometimes …

20 Inspirational Eye Candy for Crochet Shawls

The main benefit of the yarns and crocheting is that they offer warmth and they are best to use in the winter season as they help in keeping the body …

How To Crochet Elephant Edging - Pretty Ideas

If you are unsure of how to crochet borders then you are in luck because we have some great crochet edging pattern for you. Of course have not only …

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