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Every Plant in This Garden Can Kill You

Take a look at the deadliest green patch in the world.<p>This is one garden where you won't want to pick any flowers for a DIY floral arrangement — unless you have a death wish.<p>Welcome to the Poison Garden, the deadliest garden in the world. Located at Alnwick Castle in Northumberland, England, this …

Harry Potter

DIY Off the Grid: Open Building Institute to Change Face of Home Construction & Home Ownership

Dr. Marcin Jakubowski is a TED Fellow and an inspirational speaker, and what he is currently doing is nothing less than stunning in terms of teaching …

Winter Wonderland Christmas Hat - Free Crochet Pattern

After enjoying a week full of holiday cheer, christmas carols and parties I couldn’t help but be inspired by the festivity and create this fluffy and …

Crafting

Log cabin builders adapt to growing tiny-home market

Kevin Rouck, 55, built his first log cabin in 1980: a modest 1,200-square-foot home over two floors in which he and his wife raised their family. Thirty-five years on and the craftsman is still proud to call it home – a home that has stood the test of time in a rapidly changing building …

50 Food & Recipe Infographics for Food Lovers

People don’t cook anymore, which is a shame. It’s a lost art, more so for certain generations than others (let’s not point fingers here) but to not …

Donut Day Inspiration: Baked Strawberry Lemonade Cake Donuts

It has come to my attention that Friday—June 5th, to be exact—is National Donut Day. And, while I’m not usually one to get all excited about made-up holidays, I most definitely <i>am</i> one to get excited about strawberry lemonade cake donuts!<p>Don’t turn down a good excuse for all-day desserts! Get …

Survival Retreat - How To Plan And Build Your Own

There are lots of reasons you should build a survival retreat: Maybe you want to prepare for the threat of a doomsday or a “sh*t-hits-the-fan” …

A Bit About Cake Flour (and How to Make Your Own)

Cooking can be a great arena in which to experiment. Sure, there are plenty of recipes, but you don’t always have to stick to the guidelines—a pinch of this, a splash of that, a little taste test, and there's dinner. Baking, on the other hand, is a bit more strict. It requires accuracy, precise …

He Isolated Himself for 25 Years. What He Made in This Cave Will Blow Your Mind!

Shares 20<p>Have you ever wanted to disappear for the indefinite future? Just run away to a cave and emerge after a few presidents have had a chance to …

The Bible Unlocked: Jesus and Christ

Understanding the true meaning of words in the Bible unlocks the meaning of this ancient and sacred text. Before we go any further, we need to look at the central character in the New Testament, Jesus Christ. <b>Is this one being or two different beings?</b><p>A survey of the New Testament reveals that we …

10 Easy Ways to Stop Eating So Much Sugar

“Eat less sugar” may be a short and sweet suggestion, but the USDA’s most recent dietary guidelines have gotten some pretty long-winded responses …

Noma's taste of tomorrow: creating the future of food

One autumn afternoon in 2015, Danish chef René Redzepi is thinking hard about his restaurant's place in the world, both philosophically and …

Your Letters Helped Challenger Shuttle Engineer Shed 30 Years Of Guilt

When NPR reported Bob Ebeling's story on the 30th anniversary of the explosion of the space shuttle Challenger, hundreds of listeners and readers expressed distress and sympathy in letters and emails.<p>On Jan. 27, 1986, the former engineer for shuttle contractor Morton Thiokol had joined four …

Living Rooms

Women’s Crochet Loafer Slippers

Make these cute and cozy slipper with this free crochet pattern.

Free Super Chunky Scarf Pattern

Want to knit a huge scarf without spending $100 on yarn? I knit this scarf for $16 on size 50 needles, and the pattern is free!<p>76<p>616

Chocolate Covered Caramels Recipe

"These caramels are easy and WONDERFUL for anytime of the year! Everyone loves them! I can't make enough of them. You can omit the chocolate and just …

‘Birth of a Nation’: Sundance’s Record-Breaking Remedy to #OscarsSoWhite

Acquired for a Sundance Film Festival record $17.5 million, Nate Parker’s dramatization of Nat Turner’s slave rebellion will be a major Oscar …

Livvy has been brought up by her mother and her aunt. The three have lived as a family since she was born – and it has worked beautifully. Now they are campaigning to get alternative family units like theirs recognised in law<p>Catherine and Ginda Utley have entirely shared the raising of Livvy; but …

Siblings

Dog Coat

Learn to make a custom-fitted dog coat to keep your pooch warm. Free video showing you how to make a pattern and then how to sew it.<p>152<p>1013

Money Bouquet

Shares 0<p>Money doesn’t have to be a boring or impersonal gift. Turn colorful bills and coins from around the world into a one-of-a-kind flower bouquet …

Bouquets

Make an Apple Turtle Snack

We love creative snack ideas. Healthy snacks are so much better when they're fun, right? While some fancy food designs we've seen are complicated and …

Suede Cord Braided Necklace

Follow the steps to make a pretty braided necklace from suede cord. It’s easy to do and a fun project to do at a slumber party or other …

Peaches and Cream Quilt Pattern

Have you ever wanted to make your own quilt? This tutorial uses pre-cut fabric to simplify the quilting process for everyone!<p>141<p>686

Quilting

Puppy Love Heart Slouchy

Crochet this cute and cozy Heart Slouchy. Perfect all winter long, or fun in February!

DIY Mini Marble Cake Stand

We created the easiest DIY mini marble cake stands!! The best part, you only need 3 supplies to make these!!<p>68<p>468

DIY

Hand Knit Cookies

Shares 0<p>These gorgeous decorated cookies require some patience, but they are totally worth it! What a fun treat to enjoy on a cold winter’s …

Cookies

Valentine's Day Candy Bouquet

Create a bouquet for a special valentine using your recipient’s favorite candy bar. Add hearts or other decorations to an easy, thoughtful …

Alton Brown's Advice for Better Homemade Smoothies

Smoothies aren’t too difficult to make, but these basic tips from celebrity chef Alton Brown will ensure your smoothie making always goes smoothly.<p>In …