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How To Install Penny Tile (And Lots Of It)

We did it. We tiled the entire back wall of our kitchen in a counter-to-ceiling backsplash move that we like to call Project Crazy, and we lived to …

diy project: erik’s recycled wine bottle torch

this clever outdoor diy idea comes from erik anderson of gerardot & co.- a creative branding and design agency in indianapolis. erik was kind enough …

Old Door Privacy Screen - Stacy Risenmay

I am SUPER excited to show you my last project from the Outdoor Spaces Event!!! I think it is my favorite :) I used old doors that came from my 1938 …

Build DIY Floating Shelves With Ana White

We could not be more thrilled to introduce Ana from Ana-White.com who’s swinging by with an amazing build-it-yourself project for anyone who’s ever …

A Free and Easy Way to Digitize Old Film

Have a stack of old film-based photos lying around? Use this video to figure out how to transfer them to your computer.

What ISIS Really Wants

The Islamic State is no mere collection of psychopaths. It is a religious group with carefully considered beliefs, among them that it is a key agent of the coming apocalypse. Here’s what that means for its strategy—and for how to stop it.<p>What is the Islamic State?<p>Where did it come from, and what …

On Ferguson, no words from Clinton

Hillary Clinton ignored reporters’ questions about the racial conflict in Ferguson, Missouri, on Sunday at the end of a book-signing event in Westhampton Beach, a vacation enclave near her rented summer house.<p>Clinton, the potential 2016 Democratic presidential hopeful who has been vacationing in …

How to Photograph the Moon (With 10 Great Examples)

Learning how to photograph the moon has long been one of the greatest joys of a photographer's journey in learning. For centuries the moon has …

How to Use Neutral Density Filters to Create Artistic Photos

Neutral density filters add artistry and mood to images. In addition to circular polarizing filters, it is another frequent go-to tool used by …

Timelapse Photography: A Complete Guide for Beginners

If you're not familiar with timelapse videos, you've probably already seen them but just aren't aware of it. With timelapse photography, you can take …

Black and White Photography Tips

It is often believed that good photos are ones with beautiful colors. However, there are other forms of photography such as black and white, …

Landscape Photography

Hands-on Photo Tip: Non-destructive Editing in Photoshop

In this Hands-on Photo Tip, I will show you the basics of non-destructive editing. If you want to be flexible in your photo editing workflow, and if …

60 Simple But Smart Living Room Storage Ideas

Despite of the size of your living room you need a smart storage to save the space and make the room look wider. There are so many ways to organize a …

Living Rooms

Pasta with Tomato, Spinach, Basil, and Brie Recipe

During the summer months when tomatoes are in season, we look for practically any excuse to use our garden tomatoes. The basil plant that we …

Italian Food

How-To: Paper Patchwork Art

Make your own quilting-inspired home decor with this pretty paper patchwork art tutorial from Lisa at The Red Thread.<p>Ready to make some patchwork art of your own? Head on over to The Red Thread to see how it’s done!

Quilting

40 Million People Listen To BlogTalkRadio, A Profitable Radio Startup With Eye-Popping Revenue

BlogTalkRadio was founded by Alan Levy. It lets anyone host their own radio show online and gain followers. All it takes is a landline, a laptop and a kitchen table. The software allows hosts to take multiple live calls throughout their shows.<p>Currently, there are 15,000 radio hosts registered on …

DIY Chicken Coop

Want a coop tour? Oh, I'm so glad you said yes! I am more than a little stoked about my chicks' new digs.<p>This was a DIY green build through and …

Officials Admit: NSA Has Actually Intercepted Innocent Americans’ Emails, Phone Calls — But Only by Accident

The National Security Agency (NSA) has on occasion accidentally intercepted the private emails and phone calls of innocent Americans with no links to terrorism, two former U.S. intelligence officials told NBC News.<p>Some of the emails and phone calls were obtained via the NSA’s massive surveillance …

This Is the NSA's Legal Basis for Tapping Into Facebook and Google

The National Security Agency can access Google, Facebook, Apple and seven other major technology companies' databases for national security …

Critics: 'The Purge' an attack on Tea Party, NRA

In the new Ethan Hawke thriller “The Purge," the year is 2022, and the United States is run by a bunch of multinational corporations called the “New Founding Fathers of America.” The nation is ravaged by crime and overcrowded prisons, so in a quest to curb overpopulation and get rid of unsavories, …

Obama: Phone, Internet data collection not 'Big Brother'

President Obama, speaking publicly for the first time about his administration's mass collection of phone and Internet data, said Friday that the programs have made a difference in tracking terrorists and are not tantamount to "Big Brother."<p>Obama addressed the mounting controversy about the …

50+ Fascinating Maps That Show the Difference in the Way Americans Talk

Have you ever wondered which parts of the U.S. say “soda” and which parts say “pop”? Have you ever wondered which areas pronounce pecan as “PEE-can<i>”</i> and which areas pronounce it “pee-KAHN”?<p>Have you ever wondered how Texans pronounce the word “Bowie” (as in Bowie knife)?<p>You’re in luck because Joshua …

Why the gov't source leaked PRISM

The Washington Post has published a remarkable report showing that the National Security Agency and the Federal Bureau of Investigation have been monitoring the central servers of major Internet companies -- Microsoft, Yahoo, Google, Facebook, PalTalk, AOL, Skype, YouTube and Apple -- and …

Intelligence Program Gives US Government Direct Access to Customer Data on Apple Servers [Update: Apple Denies]

<i>The Guardian</i> and <i>The Washington Post</i> newspapers are reporting on a top secret intelligence program that gives the U.S. National Security Agency direct access to user data on corporate servers across a wide spectrum of Internet companies including Microsoft, Yahoo, Google, Facebook, PalTalk, AOL, …

Google, Apple and Facebook Outright Deny They’re Helping the NSA Mine Data

A seemingly incompatible perspective on the reports from the Washington Post and the Guardian today that the U.S. National Security Agency has for …

Surveillance

The Funniest Tweets About The PRISM Government Spying Scandal

Note that Twitter was not named among the Internet companies that have allegedly been involved in the program, called PRISM. (They deny knowledge of it).<p>Not that it matters. The wits on Twitter would be posting their jokes anyway.<p>Here are a few of our favorites.

Spying

Everything You Need To Know About Apple And PRISM [Updated]

Today the story broke about PRISM, a supposedly top-secret program at the US National Security Agency (NSA) that has been in operation since 2007.<p>According to The Washington Post, current intelligence reporting increasingly relies on PRISM as its main source of raw data and is used in almost 1 out …

PRISM is bigger than anything that came before it—but no-one knows how much bigger

The mystery surrounding how much domestic spying the US government has been conducting on its own citizens will only intensify in the coming days, as a growing number of the nine major internet companies linked to an alleged top-secret data-mining program deny they had anything to do with it.<p>The …

Bicycle Wheel Clock - Thistlewood Farm

<b>This is my bicycle wheel clock.</b><p>My moment of glory.<p>For one brief shining instant….we were winners over at the East Coast Creative contest….<i>my clock</i> …

Woodworking