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Kid Craft: Autumn Leaf Lanterns

Cooler weather means Mother Nature is getting all dressed up in her finest colors! Celebrate the beauty of the season with your little ones with this fun kid-friendly autumn leaf lantern tutorial from Red Ted Art!<p>Have the leaves started to change in your neighborhood? Click here to get to your …

Crochet Baby Converse Shoes

How stylish are these baby converse shoes? I actually found these shoes on Pinterest, but didn’t find a decent link to make them. So I searched and …

Crocheted Slippers

Dare you to make these very nice crocheted slippers?? They are easy to do it, cheap and you also can recycle some materials. (in Spanish)<p>325<p>2075

Cafe Craftea: DIY | Magnetic Phone Macro Lens

Have you seen those 3-in-1 lenses that you can attach to your phone? I’ve always thought they were a pretty neat idea, but I’ve never bought any. …

How-To: Paper Flower Centerpiece

I love a last-minute project that looks totally pulled together—it always feels deliciously like I’m getting away with something. Perfect example: this tutorial for making a pretty paper flower centerpiece from Katie at The Casual Craftlete.<p>The paper blooms are a snap to make (probably with …

How-To: Secret Crocheted Turtle Box

Crochet a charming little hiding place for your treasures and trinkets with this secret crocheted turtle box pattern from Pops de Milk’s!

How to Find Coupon Codes You Never Knew Existed

Almost every place you shop online has a "promotional code" box at checkout—but fewer than a quarter of shoppers use it. We asked the experts for …

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Pizza Volcano

Combine your favorite science fair project with your favorite food!<p>This year, instead of blowing out the candles on a birthday cake, I ended up blowing out the flaming orifice of a pizza volcano. I based the experiment on the results of a Google search for “pizza volcano,” which yielded some …

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12 Baked Eggs Recipes Worth Getting Out of Bed For

Your new favorite breakfast looks super fancy, but barely requires any cooking skills to pull off.<p>Saturday morning is the time to really have breakfast. It is not the day for scarfing down a granola bar or cereal out of a plastic cup at your desk. The weekend means it's time to do breakfast right. …

Five Nutrition-Packed Salads

Hearty and filling, these healthy main meals provide loads of flavor and fuel.<p>For a hungry runner, salad is easy to dismiss as little more than filler—something to hold you over until the main course arrives. But with the right ingredients and a bit of creativity, you can throw together all-star …

10 steps you need to achieve online retail success

There are questions of business, process, risk, reward and priority that need answering first.<p>Here are ten steps that blend business and technical …

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Playful Snapshots of Miniature Scenes Around the Office

When German artist Bettina Gber takes a break from work in the office, she doesn't just go for a walk or grab a cup of coffee. Instead, she finds inspiration from the ordinary objects around her desk and transforms the workplace into a miniature world filled with danger, adventure, and …

360° Visual Stories Cut into Paper Books by Yusuke Oono | Colossal

<p>This fun set of paper books was created by Japanese graphic designer and architect Yusuke Oono who conceived the idea as a clever way to illustrate …

Using Big Data And Game Play To Improve Mental Fitness

<i>This article was written together with Ellen M. Martin and Melinda Speckmann.</i><p>Games have been part of human culture for millennia. It is no surprise that elements of play can be powerful digital tools to grab our attention and keep us on a path to taking care of ourselves and others.<p>Big data is …

Why Mindful Eating Is So Hard and Why You Should Do It Anyway

I haven't paused to taste and savor my food for at least 1.2 million minutes since 1975. That is a sobering stretch of tasteless time, which I calculated last week. I hope to use that number as a prod to remind myself to slow down and pay full attention to what I'm eating, instead of being …

Baked Banana French Toast

February 6, 2012<p>Who doesn’t like french toast? I never really eat it, but when I do, I always think why has it been so long. And then another three …

Tutorial: Easy Tiny Envelopes

80 Comments<p>Guest tutorial by Ruth Bleakley<p>I discovered this envelope making method completely by accident when pulling soggy rain-soaked mail out of …

30 Most Colorful Ways to Paint Your Dining Room

We're seeing red ... and blue and yellow and white.<p>The entertaining hub of your home deserves an equally lively paint job. Get these designer-approved paint colors and palettes, and don't miss even more decorating ideas from over 85 favorite dining rooms.

Beautifully Accurate Glass Sculptures of Deadly Viruses

<b>H5N1</b><p>In 2004, artist Luke Jerram began a visually scientific sculpture series entitled <i>Glass Microbiology</i>. With help from both expert virologists and talented glassblowers, Jerram has created a collection of glass sculptures accurately depicting some of the most prevalent viruses out there, including …

Expert guide to Melbourne

Essential information<p>British Consulate-General (00 61 3 9652 1600), Level 17, 90 Collins Street, Melbourne, 3000.<p><b>Emergency services:</b> dial 000<p><b>Tourist office and information:</b> the Melbourne Visitor Centre (00 61 3 9658 9658; visitmelbourne.com) is on Federation Square, right across from Flinders …

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Success!<p>Featured videos<p>Featured videos<p>Travel inspiration<p>Staying safe and healthy on the road<p>Travel is all about adventure, discovering new places and meeting new people. But spending time on the road also presents its own unique set of hazards. In our latest gear reviews, we test a range of …

10 of the best free museums in Europe

We like to grumble, but when it comes to museums, we've got it pretty good in the UK, with free entry to many major museums. In London, for example, it's possible to pop into places like the National Gallery, the British Museum or the Tate on your lunch break without making a dent in your sandwich …

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13 Apps to Inspire Creativity

If you haven’t fallen off the resolutions wagon yet… congrats. If as soon as week one ended, so did your good intentions, we totally hear you. But one resolution that’s always worth keeping is continually trying to bring creativity to your life every day. In our obsession with doing just that, …

Reverse Lens Macro: How to use it as a Great Learning Tool

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5 Underrated Cleaning Items You Shouldn't Skip

Make sure your arsenal is fully stocked.<p>Cleaning is a simple fact of life, and anything that helps us get the job done faster is welcome. We spoke with Sandy Hausner, a veteran at Crate & Barrel who helped develop their cleaning and organizing lines, to share which oft-forgetton staples are …

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Best apps and sites to plan, record and share your trips

Dreaming up a trip is the easiest part of every journey. All you need is a working imagination. The other bits before you go? Not so easy, or so much fun. You’ve got to book tickets, worry about accommodation, work out budgets, apply for visas…then you’ve got to plan your itinerary. And what about …

The Best Traveler Photographs of 2013

TravelIntelligent Travel<p>National <i>Geographic Traveler’</i>s director of photography, <b>Dan Westergren</b>, has the distinct pleasure (and sometimes pain) of choosing which photographs run in the magazine.<p>The award-winning photographers assigned to our stories come back from the field with such a rich variety of …